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Mass Effect 3

Mass Effect 3 (XSX) game cover art
Platform: Xbox 360
Tags: RPG, Action, Sci-Fi
Developer: BioWare
More Platforms: PlayStation 3


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Staff Reviews

Mass Effect 3 review

Reviewed March 14, 2012

Mike Suskie says: "Fans have been railing on BioWare for phasing out certain elements the side quests are virtually nonexistent at this point, and dialog options are more limited as Shepard speaks quite a bit on his own yet in my mind, Mass Effect 3 is where all of the things that I truly love about this series come together."
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Mass Effect 3 review

Reviewed October 20, 2012

Gary Hartley says: "So, yeah, bitching and moaning can easily apply, but then something fantastic comes together, and everything is blown out of the water."
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Reader Reviews

Mass Effect 3 review

Reviewed March 30, 2012

Alk31997 says: "The hype that surrounded Mass Effect 3 was bursting from the seams. A game that has ruffled the collar of the RPG genre, a game that is a prime example of virtual excellence, I can only praise it with sweet tender love. EA and Bioware have pushed the boundaries, massaging the heart and core of brilliance, utilizing their skills to the very limit, stretching the tendon of profound imagination. As the player you can get pushed into the deep end, or you can let the intriguing storyline unfold. Its..."
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Mass Effect 3 review

Reviewed March 29, 2018

JoeTheDestroyer says: "The end of an era"
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Mass Effect 3 review

Reviewed September 01, 2017

overdrive says: "On our five-point scale, this game probably should actually get a six."
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Mass Effect 3's ending gets expanded with free 'Extended Cut' DLC

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BioWare promises 'content initiatives' to answer Mass Effect 3 questions

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January 05, 2012 - 0 comments
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