Mass Effect 2

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Key events

18th January 2011

Face-Off: Mass Effect 2

21st June 2010

Mass Effect 2: Overlord

26th January 2010

Mass Effect 2

21st January 2010

Mass Effect 2 launch trailer

16th December 2009

Mass Effect 2 - Blur trailer

23rd November 2009

Mass Effect 2 - Trailer

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BioWare reflects on a decade of Mass Effect

Tapestry tool to archive your choices now live.

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EA: "I see no reason why we shouldn't come back to Mass Effect"

Soderlund offers hope alongside confirmation series is shelved.

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BioWare veteran and Anthem lead designer Corey Gaspur passes away

"Corey was a talented designer and an even better person."

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FeatureMass Effect: the story so far

Get up to speed for the trip to Andromeda.

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Mass Effect is getting four spin-off novels bridging the gap to Andromeda

N. K. Jemisin is penning the first, due this August.

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Origin Access adds Mass Effect Trilogy

Plus Trine 1 & 2 and Peggle.

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EA lambasts Donald Trump for using Mass Effect audio in campaign ad

UPDATE: Video removed due to copyright violation.

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Decorated writer Drew Karpyshyn returns to BioWare

Lead writer of Mass Effect 1 & 2 and KOTOR.

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Microsoft announces native Xbox One-360 back compatibility

UPDATE: Saves transfer via cloud. Small Preview list of games shared.

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BioWare turns 20 today

BioWare have the years gone?

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BioWare boss polls fans on potential Mass Effect Trilogy re-make

"Organic implementation" with all DLC "definitely what I have in mind."

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Mass Effect and KOTOR project director Casey Hudson leaves BioWare

"BioWare is as magical a place today as it was when I started."

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New Doctor Who character sure looks like Garrus from Mass Effect

Looks like the BBC has been doing calibrations.

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Epoch: Returns - a game inspired by Mass Effect 1's planetary exploration

UPDATE: The Kickstarter campaign has been cancelled.

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BioWare "discussed" Mass Effect PS4/Xbox One remasters

"If we can put solid plans together we'll share."

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Should BioWare give up romances?

Dragon Age writer David Gaider mulls the answer.

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BioWare artist reveals cut Mass Effect ideas

See how Tali's face originally looked.

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EA makes some Online Pass content free on Xbox Marketplace

UPDATE: EA confirms it's eliminating Online Pass from all its existing titles.

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More romance in BioWare games or less? Writer discusses

"...wish fulfllment on a level that reduced the characters into romantic playthings, sex dolls."

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BioWare's "increasingly toxic" forum repels Dragon Age writer David Gaider

"Perhaps there is something to be said about whether the games BioWare makes still satisfy our core fans."

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 PC disc 2 is, for some, Mass Effect 2

UPDATE 2: Treyarch dev tells gamers to contact Activision customer service.

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Mass Effect Trilogy includes DLC, amount depends on platform

PC gets more than Xbox 360. PS3 release date now "TBA".

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Mass Effect Trilogy Edition announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Original Mass Effect to finally launch on PS3, five years later.

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The writer who left BioWare: Eurogamer interviews Drew Karpyshyn

On poor fiction, text versus graphics, KOTOR, the Mass Effect 3 ending and Children of Fire.

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2K Games boss says photorealism aids diversity, Notch disagrees

Can games do nuanced emotion like Brokeback Mountain yet?

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FeatureMs. Effect: The Rise of FemShep

Profiling sci-fi's greatest accidental heroine.

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FeatureMass Effect: The Stories So Far

Reap the spoilers: a review of the wider universe of books, comics and add-ons...

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BioWare responds to Mass Effect: Deception outcry

Changes coming to correct "errors and oversights".

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Origin sale offers Mass Effect 1 and Dead Space 1 for Ł3

Sequels not much more expensive either.

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Updated Mass Effect Liara statue has smaller breasts

BioWare listens to fan feedback on bishoujo figurine.

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Mass Effect 3 features cancelled ME2 Citadel quest

Plus, lead writer discusses writing around ME2's ending.

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FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Failure is Not an Option

The consequences of not having enough consequences.

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BioWare wants Liara statue feedback

Busty figurine proving divisive.

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BioWare: 18% play Mass Effect FemShep

"Aren't enough female heroes in games."

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Mass Effect 3 box has lady Shepard

'FemShep' a cover girl at last.

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Mass Effect 2: Genesis hits Xbox 360

Previously PS3-exclusive comic expands.

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Mass Effect anime film for summer 2012

Will fans of Shepard flock to see it?

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New Mass Effect novel announced

Deception due out later this year.

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Buy Dragon Age II, get ME2 free

BioWare says thanks for 1 million sales.

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VideoMass Effect 2 Arrival DLC trailer

Final add-on available today.

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Mass Effect 2 Arrival DLC date outed?

Plus, BioWare shows new screens.

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Gaming BAFTA winners revealed

Mass Effect 2 takes top honours.

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Mass Effect 2: Arrival DLC screenshot

First look at the game-bridging expansion.

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EA happy with Mass Effect 2 PS3 sales

Did "very well" with digital experiment.

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Mass Effect 2 Arrival DLC spotted again

Inside the Dragon Age 2 box.

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Mass Effect 2 Arrival DLC outed

How the Reapers found Earth?

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Mass Effect 2 is AIAS game of the year

But game Oscars dominated by Red Dead.

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BAFTA GAME Award shortlist revealed

Vote for your top title of 2010.

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Clint Mansell making Mass Effect 3 music

BioWare hires Aronofsky's favourite.

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Mass Effect 2 PS3 save bug patched

BioWare delivering "ASAP" to Sony.

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BioWare on PS3 Mass Effect 2 save bug

"Working to understand what is occurring."

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UK charts: LittleBigPlanet 2 number one

PS3 Mass Effect 2 helps RPG into seventh.

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PlayStation Store update 19th January

Costume Quest! Mass Effect 2! Minis!

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Digital FoundryFace-Off: Mass Effect 2

Hi, I'm Commander Shepard and this is my favourite platform on the Citadel.

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Digital FoundryMass Effect 2: PS3/360 Engine Performance

The same scenes tested on both platforms...

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Digital FoundryMass Effect 2: PS3 Install Time-Lapse

Another lengthy wait analysed by Digital Foundry.

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Digital FoundryMass Effect 2: PS3/Xbox 360 Face-Off

Only minor differences between the two games...

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Out This Week

LittleBigPlanet 2! Mass Effect 2! Mindjack!

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Digital FoundryMass Effect 2 PS3: demo vs. review code

Performance analysis of the demo and the final game.

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PS3 Mass Effect 2 demo code is old

Final game "noticeably better" - BioWare.

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Digital FoundryMass Effect's Interactive Comic walkthrough

Choose your own adventure video by video.

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VideoMass Effect 2 ready to launch on PS3

With over 6 hours of bonus content.

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PS3 Mass Effect 2 "not a simple port"

Plus, PSN digital release confirmed.

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BioWare reveals Mass Effect backstory

Check out first five pages of new comic.

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PS3 Mass Effect 2 gets free launch DLC

No charge for new weaponry, armour.

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New Mass Effect 2 DLC announced

Plus: Cerberus Daily News to stop.

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FeatureEurogamer's Game of the Year 2010

Do you ever miss those talks we had on the elevators?

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Digital FoundryMass Effect 2 demo: PS3 vs. Xbox 360

Is the PS3 game really the "definitive" edition?

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Three massive PSN demos today

Dead Space 2! LBP2! Mass Effect 2!

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Digital FoundryMass Effect 2 demo: Xbox 360 vs. PS3 Face-Off

Comparison video of BioWare's epic space opera.

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Mass Effect's Citadel "like Manhattan"

Ripe for thousands of stories, says BioWare.

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BioWare Docs videogame Hall of Famers

Join Miyamoto, Suzuki, Molyneux, Carmack.

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PS3 Mass Effect 2 uses ME3 engine

"This really is the true, best version."

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PS3 Mass Effect 2 demo announced

Download it next week.

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PlayStation 3 Mass Effect 2 release date

Suicide mission begins (restarts) next month.

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BioWare: "Too many games today"

Says we gamers can't "keep up".

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New Mass Effect 2 DLC fixed

No longer Shadow of the Lairbroken.

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Mass Effect 2 Shadow Broker DLC dated

Liara T'Soni joins the party.

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New Mass Effect 2 DLC stars Liara

In Lair of the Shadow Broker.

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BioWare's Zeschuk defends paid DLC

"We're not gouging anyone," he insists.

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FeatureBioWare's Dr. Greg Zeschuk

On Dragon Age 2, Star Wars and DS MMOs.

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Mass Effect 2 DLC released

New sniper rifle and armour.

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FeatureBioWare's Greg Zeschuk

Doctor in the house.

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VideoMass Effect 2 - The story so far

New DLC and a new demo for EA's space epic.

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Mass Effect 2 Overlord DLC dated

Duke: Manhattan Project for XBLA too.

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Project Ten Dollar "improves experience"

EA UK boss denies it's about second-hand.

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EA hints at Mass Effect multiplayer

Job posting reveals series' ambitions.

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EA sells off Mass Effect movie rights

Doctors Ray and Greg to exec produce.

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Mining won't be ditched for Mass Effect 3

"Functionally it serves a purpose."

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Mass Effect 2 patched on 360

Mineral scanning "optimised"!

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VideoMass Effect 2 at EA's London showcase

Geth AI runs riot in the new DLC pack.

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ME2 Overlord DLC priced, dated

Uses Hammerhead, is horror inspired.

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Mass Effect 2

Shots from the latest DLC.

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EA: Project $10 "a positive experience"

Riccitiello not opposing pre-owned sales.

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Mass Effect 2 Equaliser Pack live

Shepard herds new armour in.

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BioWare DLC codes do not expire

Bonus DAO, ME2 content is timeless.

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Mass Effect 2 DLC Roundup

Firewalker Pack and Kasumi - Stolen Memory.

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Mass Effect 2 DLC now live after delay

Kasumi's Stolen Memory held up.

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BioWare bosses apologise for Bazaar

Promise future events for "excluded" fans.

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BioWare countdown reveals competition

North American gamers bid on loot.

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Mass Effect 2's Stolen Memory DLC

Meet Kasumi Goto, who costs 560 MSP.

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New ME2 costumes tomorrow

For Jack, Thane and Garrus.

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Mass Effect 2 Hammerhead next week

Firewalker DLC out on Tuesday.

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BioWare: EA helped us "see everything"

Didn't understand DLC when independent.

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More Mass Effect 2 DLC announced

Kasumi's Stolen Memory in April.

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BioWare "think of games as franchises"

Sequels are fun to make, says Muzyka.

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Mass Effect 2 Hammerhead in late March

Firewalker pack introduces vehicle.

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Mass Effect 2

Featuring the Hammerhead.

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NPD: ME2 helps 360 overcome PS3

But Nintendo is still ruler of all.

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EA: more Mass Effect for early 2011

Plus: New ME2 DLC released today.

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UK charts: Mass Effect 2 holds on to top

Plus: Dante's Infourno, Star Trek in at 11.

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Shepard is heterosexual "by choice"

Muzyka explains lack of gay relationships.

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BioWare unable to address ME2 text issue

Will bear SDTV users in mind next week.

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More free Mass Effect 2 DLC very soon

Couple of weeks away, says BioWare.

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BioWare: PS3 refs in ME2 code erroneous

UE3's fault, not proof of another SKU.

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Mass Effect 2 DLC Roundup

Spoiler-free views on The Price of Revenge and the other one.

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UK chart: Mass Effect 2 takes lead

MAG features, Tatsunoko bombs.

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Ray Muzyka: BioWare's Illusive Man

On E3 reveals, new games, Mass Effect 3.

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Mass Effect 2 DLC is out now and free

Shepards are delighted. (Slight spoilers.)

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Mass Effect 2

Of things to come.

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VideoMass Effect 2 launch trailer

It's nearly here it's nearly here.

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More Mass Effect games after third one

Zeschuk: universe too "valuable" to ditch.

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BioWare outlines Mass Effect 2 DLC plans

Hammerhead hover tank! New character!

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Mass Effect 2 DLC details this week

BioWare won't charge for launch content.

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Mass Effect 2 has "intense" DLC schedule

Plus: work has begun on Mass Effect 3.

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Mass Effect 2 does have New Game+

Or you can just go back in after the end.

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Mass Effect 3 to finish story arc?

Plus: romances reflected in ME2.

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How ME2 will work without ME1 save

"What can you remember?" asks Muzyka.

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ESRB outs Mass Effect 2 mature content

Colourful summary of sex, drugs and so on.

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VideoMass Effect 2 - Blur trailer

President Barlett sizes Shepard up.

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VideoMass Effect 2 - Sentinel

Biotic and tech lovers unite.

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BioWare details Mass Effect 2 voice cast

Barlett! Worf! Tigh! Trin! Jayne!

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VideoMass Effect 2's Engineer

Drinks tea well, excels at long lunch breaks.

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Mass Effect 2 elevator change explained

"A lot of complaints." Load screens it is!

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Mass Effect 2 comes on two discs

"You cannot fit this much awesome on one".

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VideoMass Effect 2 - Samara

She's a pro biotic.

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Mass Effect 2 video shows off Adept class

Plus: Quarian team-member Tali returns.

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Mass Effect 2

Tali returns, as does the Adept class.

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Mass Effect 2 will use Dragon Age DRM

Plus: PC system requirements revealed.

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BioWare defends story structure

"Nothing wrong with it," says Weekes.

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Mass Effect 2

Collectors' edition.

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Mass Effect 2 Collector's Ed detailed

DVD! Art! In-game treats! Tin!

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Significant DLC plans for Mass Effect 2?

Retail quiz points to extensive support.

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Mass Effect 2 dated

BioWare targeting end of January.

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VideoMass Effect 2 - Subject Zero

Not one to take home to momma.

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Split/Second coming to the Expo

Mass Effect 2 and Army of Two 2 too.

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Mass Effect 2 "such a better experience"

BioWare relishing first sequel in 9 years.

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Mass Effect 2

Squad core.

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Mass Effect 2 on PC/360 simultaneously

No space in between this time.

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Mass Effect 2

Drell assassin Thane joins the crew.

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BioWare explains Mass Effect save usage

Tiny details in first game to make an impact.

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FeatureBioWare's Dr Greg Zeschuk

At length on making Dragon Age, the toolset, and the merger with Mythic.

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BioWare "interested" in modern setting

"It's rich with possibility."

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No same-character replay for ME2

And Insanity will be harder, say devs.

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FeatureE3: Mass Effect 2

Shepard's delight.

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E3: Mass Effect 2

Not so sheepish now.

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ME2 characters and new details revealed

Shepard "much bigger and more powerful".

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ME2 will "really beat up the hero"

BioWare offers more on "dark act".

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Mass Effect iPhone is a side-story

Plus: Shepard likely for Mass Effect 2.

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BioWare making Mass Effect for iPhone

Graphic novel-style prequel to ME2.

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Multiplayer not ruled out for Mass Effect 2

Could a co-op mode be in the works?

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BioWare shows Mass Effect 2

Reveals first real plot elements.

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Mass Effect 2 officially announced

PC and 360, early 2010, not much more.

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Mass Effect 2 teased in trailer

Shephard killed in action?

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Mass Effect to get arena DLC next

Plus: sequel will be "much darker".

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Dead Space heading to Wii this year

Mass Effect II, Bad Company by April 2010.