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  • Summary: The Mass Effect trilogy is a science fiction adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In this dark second chapter, Saren’s evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make theirThe Mass Effect trilogy is a science fiction adventure set in a vast universe filled with dangerous alien life forms and mysterious uncharted planets. In this dark second chapter, Saren’s evil army of Geth soldiers has just been defeated, and humans, who are still struggling to make their mark on the galactic stage, are now faced with an even greater peril. [BioWare] Expand
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  1. Positive: 54 out of 55
  2. Negative: 0 out of 55
  1. Despite some graphical disappointments and the infamous console-driven imprint, the next chapter of this beautiful Bioware saga stands with right among the most enjoyable and immersive adventures ever created for the videogame industry.
  2. Mass Effect 2 is a triumph of an action game, blending satisfying shooter levels with dark themes and hours of heated debate.
  3. Mass Effect 2 is an epic in every sense, not forgetting anything. It can hold us until the last second, and still allows us to go further.
  4. Mass Effect 2 captures the elements that made the original a game to remember, showing once more the mastery of Bioware creating great stories and unforgettable characters. Not happy with that, the studio shows their will to surpass themselves with a very improved combat system which does a lot of right things to approach the gameplay of the best third person shooters available. Perhaps, in some aspects the team has been too overzealous to streamline certain aspects of the first game, loosing a bit of the original ingenuity, but it can't be discussed that the result is a more polished and focused title.
  5. 92
    On most levels it’s hard to fault Mass Effect 2; this is a sequel that polishes many of the original’s faults, tightening the combat and turning the screw on Shepard in the fight to save humanity with an impressive flair.
  6. Mass Effect 2 may have turned a bit more into a shooter than its predecessor, but the story and the dense atmosphere will appeal to SciFi- and roleplay fans alike.
  7. Remove the ho-hum gunplay, and the rest is an interactive action movie that's decent enough for one walkthrough. Don’t go for seconds, though. And if you’re still craving for a space opera fix by the time you’re done with Mass Effect 2, better rent all five seasons of Babylon 5.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 42 out of 656
  1. AkiI
    Apr 7, 2010
    10
    I haven't played a game as satisfying as ME2 in years, on keeping all it's promises and surpassing all expectations. A true I haven't played a game as satisfying as ME2 in years, on keeping all it's promises and surpassing all expectations. A true roleplaying game, with choices you've made following you to the end, instead of just the hollow leveling. Makers of Fina Fantasy should play this game to learn how to write good and believable characters and outcomes. Expand
  2. Mar 20, 2017
    10
    This is a sequel to the awesome first game. Mass Effect 2 was even better! What is better? All!
    The plot became more thrilling, interesting,
    This is a sequel to the awesome first game. Mass Effect 2 was even better! What is better? All!
    The plot became more thrilling, interesting, intriguing. From the last mission I had goose bumps walking on the skin.
    The dialogue and the characters more interesting.In the dialogues there was a possibility of interruption, and it fit perfectly!
    It is very interesting to assemble YOUR TEAM. Each team member is a person with his history. There will be old friends!
    The battle system has become even easier, now shoot much better and even more cool to use the abilities of your class.
    We will visit the Krogan planet, and many more where. Believe me, the plot sometimes makes you shrink in your chair, and you will not rest until you pass the game to the end.
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  3. Oct 7, 2011
    10
    Best game i ever played. The story is just so amazing i can't stop replaying the game again and again from start to the end. Also the game isBest game i ever played. The story is just so amazing i can't stop replaying the game again and again from start to the end. Also the game is very emotional in many ways which made me cry once or twice. Expand
  4. Aug 24, 2016
    9
    What a show! What an ending! I miss already but I can't imagine any other Shephard that mine. Fantastic, immersive story, colorful, deepWhat a show! What an ending! I miss already but I can't imagine any other Shephard that mine. Fantastic, immersive story, colorful, deep characters, improved shooting, there's nothing I could complain about. Almost, I suffered being forced to amass elements. Beside that it's THE game you want to play when you come home after work. Expand
  5. Oct 21, 2013
    9
    The abundant choices and seeing them impact and unfold as you play the game makes the choices seem meaningful. The combat, however isThe abundant choices and seeing them impact and unfold as you play the game makes the choices seem meaningful. The combat, however is standard, wonderful game overall. Expand
  6. May 6, 2011
    8
    [FR] La suite magnifique d'un jeu exceptionnel. Mass Effect est un jeux qui mélange jeu de tir à la[FR] La suite magnifique d'un jeu exceptionnel. Mass Effect est un jeux qui mélange jeu de tir à la première personne et jeu de rôle où chaque décision prise influence intégralement l'avenir de votre personnage... Les actions et décisions que vous prennez dans Mass Effect 2 se répercuteront (parfois de manière dramatique) dans la suite tant attendue; Mass Effect 3. Le système d'amélioration d'armes est un pur plaisir et la manŠExpand
  7. Jul 1, 2020
    0
    Gw sangat merekomendasi Mass effect 2 bagi kalian yang suka game rpg, shooting, maupun adventure. Mass effect 2 dikeluarkan pada tahun 2010Gw sangat merekomendasi Mass effect 2 bagi kalian yang suka game rpg, shooting, maupun adventure. Mass effect 2 dikeluarkan pada tahun 2010 yang mempunyai story yang bagus dipadu grafik keren, penyuara karakternya mantap. dan gameplay yang lumayan mudah kalo udah mulai terbiasa. Wajib lah menurut gw kalo lu lagi bosen trus nyari game yang bagus. Gile sih EA tahun 2013 kebawah. mereka punya game yang bagus-bagus dengan storyline yang keren. Eh kesini-sini malah DLC dan microtransaction. Expand

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