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Mass Effect 2 (PlayStation 3)

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Mass Effect 2 is the first game in the series to appear on a PlayStation console and it was released almost a year after the versions for other platforms. The game comes on a single Blu-ray and has additional, previously released content included on the disc.

The Blu-ray disc contains: A single-use code to access the online Cerberus Network is provided with each copy of a game.

Things that need to be downloaded from Cerberus Network in order to play: The included DLC packs introduce new missions, an expanded storyline, and new vehicles, weapons and items. Next to a tweaked engine for more graphical polish, there is an additional introduction. Players of the original Mass Effect could carry over a number of choices from the first title using a savegame. These involve events such as a romantic interest, a sacrifice near the end of the game, the main character's appearance and the statistics that had been built up. To resolve that and to bring PS3 owners up to speed with the storyline of the original game, a new chapter called Genesis was added. After determining the gender and look for Commander Shepard and playing the main introduction, Genesis is accessed. It is presented as an interactive comic where players get to relive the events of the first game and also determine the six major decisions that are carried over to the second game.

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Mass Effect 2 PlayStation 3 Each mission objective will play as an individual mission with its rewards and closure report.
Mass Effect 2 PlayStation 3 Ship's infirmary... you can heal your facial scars if you have enough material to invest.
Mass Effect 2 PlayStation 3 Your squad members will aid you in battle automatically or you can give them commands.
Mass Effect 2 PlayStation 3 You can be gentle, or you can cut to the point.

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The Press Says

PlayStation Lifestyle Jan 20, 2011 10 out of 10 100
guardian.co.uk Jan 14, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamereactor (Sweden) Jan 25, 2011 10 out of 10 100
Meristation Jan 25, 2011 9.5 out of 10 95
PSX Extreme Jan 22, 2011 9.2 out of 10 92
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 21, 2011 18 out of 20 90
Games Aktuell Jan 22, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Video Game Talk Jan 21, 2011 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Play.tm Jan 22, 2011 90 out of 100 90
GameZone Jan 18, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85

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Awards

  • GamePro (Germany)
    • 2011 - #2 Console RPG of the Year (Readers' Vote)

Sciere (249489) added Mass Effect 2 (PlayStation 3) on Feb 12, 2011