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CVG Presents the UK Magazine PCZONE's review of Bioware's RPG blockbuster:


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Originally Posted by PCZONE
If you have the Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect, you're in a pickle. On the one hand, there's nothing truly new here. On the other hand, playing the game on a mouse and keyboard is like playing a brand-new game. Unlike its console predecessor, the PC version makes combat exciting and fun, depending less on auto aim and more on real skill.

After two playthroughs on the 360 and a third on the PC, I can honestly say that this is how the game was meant to be played, and the experience is incredibly refreshing. If you've never played the game before, then this is an unequivocal must-buy. If you have, and the money's knocking about - then you still might be interested in playing the definitive Mass Effect.

This is simply one of the best action RPGs to come out in years: beautiful, dramatic and epic, with memorable characters, replayability in bounds and delivering fantastic in-game storytelling. Considering you can complete the game a second time to try and get different endings, achievements and sexual partners, there's at least two plays here for both action and RPG fans alike.

If you are a fan of what BioWare's done in the past, like action with a hefty dose of sci-fi and want something new, or just like playing a really good game, then you owe it to yourself to pick up this fantastic title.


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nice find
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This makes me want to call in sick, and stare futilely at the Direct2Drive download manager...
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I hate you for posting this.

I had talked myself of getting this for PC.
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hmm guess i'll have to give this a shot
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...stare futilely at the Direct2Drive download manager...
already doin' that,

but on top of that, my download will be done while I'm in an exam...

CURSE YOU DSL!!!
    
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already doin' that,

but on top of that, my download will be done while I'm in an exam...

CURSE YOU DSL!!!
If your like me it's better than being done a few hrs before the exam.

I'll only play it for 15 minutes... looks at the time for the first time in 4 hrs!!!!!!!!!
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LOL digital sexual partners!
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I am getting it!
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Wayne's World Quote:

Oh yes, it will be mine.
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