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Old 08-26-2018, 09:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default MB's Video Game Classics: Mass Effect 2

Haven't gotten to this one yet but I've heard it's also really really good. Definitely plan to get around to this game as soon as I finish the first one.
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Old 08-26-2018, 05:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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def one of the best times I've had with a game

perfect blend of action and RPG, a balance that Bioware never got quite right in the other entries

the pacing is immaculate and the Suicide Mission ending is perfect

I liked that the bulk of the game is centered around building relationships with your crew

against this backdrop of massive intergalactic scale doom the story remains very human
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Old 08-26-2018, 05:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Im excited to get to it. I gotta get through the first one. I've been craving an RPG again so I think I'm gonna get heavily into mass effect 1.
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tbh I didn't finish the first and think I should pick it up again

the 2nd though just had its grip on me for the entirety of the 60hrs I played it

the 3rd is like don't even bother
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Old 08-26-2018, 06:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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My favorite of the series. Tighter gunplay, more interesting tone and story turns, and a very memorable final battle (the reaper-human-abomination-thing is my spirit animal).
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One of the greatest games ever made. I gave the first a 5/5 as well but this one is clearly the masterpiece of the trilogy. I agree with all the praise that others have given in this thread.
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The only one I finished was ME3, but ME2 is a lot like that one, so I guess I think both are pretty decent. Not sure I would get back to this series, but I still have the discs for ME2 and 3 somewhere (xbox 360).

My edited character was cool, but long gone by now. Fem Shep of course.
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ME3 was one of my biggest gaming disappointments

taking the hacking and probing out ****ed the pacing by stripping the game of the optional quiet time and exploration between fights

the story is not engaging it's just OK let's fight the aliens now, the only thing that resonates are the relationships you built with characters in the previous better games
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I still enjoy ME3 and consider it to be a good game, but it’s the worst of the trilogy for a lot of reasons. Like Elph said the story lacked the mystery and intrigue of the previous two. Sure there were some epic setpieces and the Reapers are inherently terrifying so things are intense whenever they’re around, but really the whole plot of the game is pretty straightforward. And the unfortunate issues with the ending are well-documented. It could’ve been the most ambitious story in gaming history but they kind of just took everything you did throughout the trilogy and boiled it down to just one final choice. Very underwhelming though I acknowledge that the variables involved in making a truly unique ending based on all of your decisions throughout the trilogy is basically impossible. Oh well, still a great trilogy overall
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The ending to ME3 wasn't very good, but I didn't care much when I got that far either. I had fun enough with most of the game. The one I ddidn't like enough to get much of anywhere was ME1. The combat system was pretty much the main thing that stopped me from wanting to continue past a few hours.
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