Mass Effect (video game)

Mass Effect (video game)

About Mass Effect (video game)

Mass Effect is an action role-playing game, developed by BioWare for the Xbox 360 and ported to Microsoft Windows by Demiurge Studios. The Xbox 360 version was released worldwide in November 2007, published by Microsoft Game Studios. The Microsoft Windows version was released on May 28, 2008, published by Electronic Arts. A PlayStation 3 version has been announced and will be available through the Mass Effect Trilogy and digitally as a standalone title on PlayStation Network. The game takes place in the year 2183, with the player assuming direct control of an elite human soldier named Commander Shepard and setting out to explore the Galaxy on a starship, the SSV Normandy. The titular 'mass effect' is a form of inertia-suppressing technology, allowing faster-than-light travel. A sequel, Mass Effect 2, was released on January 26, 2010, and takes place two years after the events of the first game.