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In a technologically advanced future, an elite human soldier takes command of a prototype star ship and works to defend the galaxy from danger.

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Steven Barr Steven Barr ... Urdnot Wrex / Refugee (voice)
Kimberly Brooks ... Gunnery Chief Ashley Williams (voice)
Keith David ... Captain David Anderson (voice)
Seth Green ... Flight Lieutenant Jeff 'Joker' Moreau (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Commander Shepard (Female) / May O'Connell / Destiny Ascension Navigator / Normandy VI / Refugee / X57 Scientist (voice)
Lance Henriksen ... Admiral Steven Hackett (voice)
Ali Hillis ... Dr. Liara T'Soni (voice)
Brandon Keener ... Garrus Vakarian / Turian Merchant (voice)
Mark Meer ... Commander Shepard (Male) / Delanynder / Opold / Preaching Hanar / Businessman / Salarian Soldier / Thug (voice)
Marina Sirtis ... Matriarch Benezia (voice)
Ash Sroka ... Tali'Zorah nar Rayya / Jenna (voice) (as Liz Sroka)
Raphael Sbarge ... Staff Lieutenant Kaidan Alenko (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Saren Arterius / Balak / General Septimus Oraka / Inamorda / Michael Petrovsky / Krogan Blackmailer / Krogan Bouncer (voice)
Leigh-Allyn Baker ... Major Elena Flores / Rebekah Petrovsky (voice) (as Leigh Allyn Baker)
April Banigan April Banigan ... Khalisah Bint Sinan Al-Jilani / Mallene Calis / Protestor (voice)
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In a technologically advanced future, an elite human soldier takes command of a prototype star ship and works to defend the galaxy from danger.

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20 November 2007 (USA) See more »

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Not like Elder Scrolls IV, but better.
31 December 2008 | by psbassplayerSee all my reviews

I disagree with the previous post about this game being similar to Elder Scrolls IV. There was no glitchy combat system, no repetitive storyline of 'run in this thing and destroy it', and much unlike Oblivion Mass Effect has actual character development.

The voice acting in Mass Effect has one of the best casts I've seen in a game. Nothing is over exaggerated or monotone, and the character's movement goes along with that. Bioware has introduced another great game with a fantastic storyline as they did with KOTOR. The combat system takes some getting used to if you want to play on the hardest difficulty, but you can play the game like a 3rd person shooter if you have it on easy.

The only reasons I give this game a 9 out of 10 is because sometimes you can get stuck in the geometry of the game whether you are walking or more often when you are in the MAKO vehicle, and need to finagle your way out. Also while the character classes were varied the character customization left something to be desired in my opinion. All in all i found Mass Effect t be a very enjoyable game to play and found myself becoming immersed in the beautiful graphics and intense storyline. A definite must have for an role player who has Xbox 360.


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