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  • Summary: For many months now, our team at BioWare has been hard at work updating the textures, shaders, models, effects and technical features of three enormous games. Our goal was not to remake or reimagine the original games, but to modernize the experience so that fans and new players canFor many months now, our team at BioWare has been hard at work updating the textures, shaders, models, effects and technical features of three enormous games. Our goal was not to remake or reimagine the original games, but to modernize the experience so that fans and new players can experience the original work in its best possible form. It's been amazing to see the adventures of Commander Shepard take on new life in super-sharp resolution, faster framerates, and beautiful visual enhancements.
    Mass Effect Legendary Edition will include single-player base content and DLC from Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3, plus promo weapons, armors, and packs - all remastered and optimized for 4k Ultra HD. It will be available in Spring 2021 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, with forward compatibility and targeted enhancements on Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 28
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 28
  3. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. May 13, 2021
    100
    Mass Effect: Legendary Edition is a phenomenal remaster of the original trilogy, with enough changes to not only feel fresh, but with enough quality-of-life improvements to truly call this the definitive way to play the Mass Effect trilogy.
  2. Jun 14, 2021
    91
    These games still hold up today, and while the visual improvements do not make the games feel “Next-Gen”, they definitely bring the games up to date and make them more than playable. The Mass Effect Legendary Edition is the perfect way for both longtime fans and series newcomers alike to experience one of the finest franchises in gaming history.
  3. Jun 18, 2021
    90
    If we’re setting off to new horizons and, eventually, a new Mass Effect, then Mass Effect Legendary Edition serves as a solid collection of this trilogy. This is everything these three games were, and still are to many fans, preserved for time. Just like the capsule Liara makes during Mass Effect 3, this is what can hopefully stand the test of time and carry what this trilogy is—its characters, its worlds, and its stories—forward for ages to come.
  4. May 13, 2021
    85
    This is BioWare firing — for the most part — on all cylanders and hopefully is the dawn of a new resurgence of the franchise (fingers crossed for EA Play 2021!). Get in, get immersed, explore the galaxy and defend it from a once in a 50,000 year occurence. Then head on over to Andromeda to appreciate that before the next adventures in the Sol system take place.
  5. May 17, 2021
    85
    Anyone who grew up on bread and science fiction cannot fail to know the saga of Mass Effect and its protagonist, Captain Shepard. In this Mass Effect: Legendary Edition all his deeds and his colorful crew are enclosed, all polished for the occasion.
  6. CD-Action
    Dec 7, 2021
    80
    Some things about Legendary Edition disappointed or irritated me (no support for the mods, no option to import save files or characters from the original games, no multiplayer in ME3, Denuvo, some bugs and glitches) but as an avid fan who played through the trilogy many times, I enjoyed the remasters immensely. [07/2021, p.28]
  7. May 13, 2021
    75
    While retaining some flaws of the original games, Mass Effect Legendary Edition (and specifically ME1’s remaster and modern take on the action) is worth exploring once again for the fans, and for those who’ve always wondered what was so special about the franchise and never gave it a try.

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  1. Positive: 75 out of 184
  2. Negative: 88 out of 184
  1. Jun 19, 2021
    10
    Precisa ser muito bundão pra ficar chorando por legenda. Ser burro é um estilo de vida.
  2. Dec 31, 2021
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Great game with a huge focus on story, characters, and world-building. I don't remember the last time when the story absorbed me so much. Yes, there are few bugs here are there, but nothing game-breaking. Usually minor visual glitches. Expand
  3. May 16, 2021
    10
    UPD. We have patch!! Thanks to EA and Bioware! Now, finally, I can play in the best videogame ever

    Russian players have the worst dubbing in
    UPD. We have patch!! Thanks to EA and Bioware! Now, finally, I can play in the best videogame ever

    Russian players have the worst dubbing in video game history. Please add the ability to play in the original ENG voice acting with RUS subtitles
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  4. Jul 9, 2022
    5
    Pros:

    * Fantastic graphics * Awesome character in John Shepard * Great side characters and romance options * Very interesting universe
    Pros:

    * Fantastic graphics
    * Awesome character in John Shepard
    * Great side characters and romance options
    * Very interesting universe
    * Combat is pretty solid

    Cons:

    * Resolution settings in all of the games do not function right
    * Same with the control settings in Mass Effect 3 - the developers made some of the keys unchangeable
    * Bad endings. Due to how bad the endings are I don't know if I'll ever play it again. I certainly have no desire to play Mass Effect Andromeda, now.
    * Game requires the EA Origin launcher to run
    * They censored some of Miranda's scenes.

    Game Length: For all (3) games combined, I'd estimate it taking somewhere around ~130-150 hours total

    Rating: 5/10 - the ending absolutely crushed the rating for me. Would have been overwhelmingly positive had it been a good, solid hero ending.
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  5. May 23, 2021
    2
    Отвратительная переделка! Зачем убрали возможность выбора озвучки и субтитров? На желания фанатов наплевали, а психически больных бабОтвратительная переделка! Зачем убрали возможность выбора озвучки и субтитров? На желания фанатов наплевали, а психически больных баб послушали и убрали хоть сколько-нибудь сексуальные виды. Цена не соответствует качеству. Expand
  6. Jun 8, 2021
    0
    Зачем было выпускать целых 3 игры в одном 89Гб слишком много и качается очень долго можно сказать целый дёнь или 3-5ч лучше по отдельностиЗачем было выпускать целых 3 игры в одном 89Гб слишком много и качается очень долго можно сказать целый дёнь или 3-5ч лучше по отдельности выпускали как с игрой Metro Exodus легче будет играть игру где старым графоном Expand
  7. May 18, 2021
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Um remaster meia boca a preço cheio, sem legendas em português e que ainda flerta com políticas feministas só para querer se mostrar. Expand

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