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Mass Effect (Windows)

Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 1 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (186 votes)4.0

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
Windows 124 4.1
      Acting 4.4
      AI 3.5
      Gameplay 3.8
      Graphics 4.2
      Personal Slant 4.2
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.3
Xbox 360 62 3.9
      Acting 4.1
      AI 3.3
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 4.0
      Personal Slant 4.1
      Sound / Music 4.2
      Story / Presentation 4.2

User Reviews

An epic adventure of the most humble proportions. St. Martyne (3539) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
Hardly massive, but somehow effective Cor 13 (174226) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Biowarian Imperialism At It's Worst The Fabulous King (1303) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars
The expanding universe NeoJ (428) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
Neither fish nor fowl - but nourishing nonetheless Kit Simmons (242) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
An astounding experience from square one. Absolutely recommended! Tomer Gabel (4353) 4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars4.57 Stars
Save the universe, collect hidden briefcase, chase monkeys and bore yourself to death. dreamstealer (146) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars
An alright game, Earth-Clan Pixelspeech (955) 3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars3.14 Stars