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BioWare today officially announced Mass Effect 2, the sequel to the acclaimed sci-fi RPG Mass Effect.

"We're going to surpass the extraordinary gaming experience we brought our fans in Mass Effect by delivering intensified combat and expanded weapon options as well as increased depth of planet exploration, all while delivering a powerful, emotionally engaging story," said Dr. Ray Muzyka, General Manager and CEO, BioWare and General Manager and Vice President, EA. "Mass Effect 2 is shaping up to be an unforgettable RPG-shooter experience, taking players on a non-stop roller-coaster ride filled with stunning plot twists and no-holds-barred action."

In this dark second chapter, Saren's evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril.

It's also been confirmed that the game is coming to Xbox 360 and PC in early 2010. The press release makes no mention of the PlayStation 3.

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RecoN's Avatar


Ok the first for the PC, the controls are really simple and easier to use an interface compared to a console pad. The graphics are superb on the pc without any lag or with the engine lagging the game. Il be getting the sequel on pc :)
Posted 16:16 on 18 March 2009
thpcplayer's Avatar


Oh a slap at the faces of ps3 fans!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
oH poor guys i think they will get it several months later but i'd advice them to pick it for the pc
Posted 09:39 on 18 March 2009
Jarus's Avatar


The simple fact that they are unnecessary? No one who pirates the game ever has to deal with limited installs, only those who bought the game legitimately. I don't agree with stealing/piracy, but nor do I agree with harsh DRM being inflicted on honest customers by idiotic publishers for no benefit whatsoever.

While Pirates offer a more convenient option to play games than developers do a lot of gamers are going to go for that option, I can't blame them really.

Posted 22:45 on 17 March 2009
wyp100's Avatar


@ Jarus

Playing devil's advocate, what is it about limited installs that you don't like? What do they prevent you from doing that you want to do?
Posted 22:19 on 17 March 2009
Jarus's Avatar


I'll pick it up on PC then, assuming EA has stopped the Limited Installs nonsense, although I'm sure they'll manage to inconvenience me in some way, it wouldn't be EA otherwise.

I'm still really annoyed that the Mass Effect version without DRM still isn't on UK Steam despite it being available in NA and EU for months now. More reasons to fuel my hatred of EA, the gits.
Posted 22:18 on 17 March 2009
Edito's Avatar


Sci-Fi RPGs simply sucks and Mass Effect 2 will not be different... ill test it on my PC and thats enought, more graphics, better controls and everthing...
Posted 22:14 on 17 March 2009
Karlius's Avatar


Maybe a staged release. However I have a feeling an exclusivity deal was done with MS a long time ago for a trilogy.
Posted 21:40 on 17 March 2009
jakeistheman's Avatar


Dang was looking forward 2 it on PS3 but no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted 21:13 on 17 March 2009
juuken's Avatar


Lol, there's no proof. :)
Posted 18:48 on 17 March 2009

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 29/01/2010
Developer: Bioware
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Genre: RPG
No. Players: One
Rating: BBFC 15
Site Rank: 179
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