A sci-fi action role-playing game developed by BioWare. Part 2 of the Mass Effect trilogy.

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Is there a maximum to the amount of paragon/renegade points in Mass Effect 2?

My "paragon bar" appears to be full but I continue to receive paragon points. Is there a maximum amount of paragon/renegade points you can receive? If not, is there any benefit in obtaining any more ...
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Mass Effect 2 difficulty levels

In Mass Effect 2, what changes as you go to higher difficulty levels? For example, does the enemy AI get better or do they just have better armour and damage? Do the hacking and bypass minigames get ...
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Exploring systems in Mass Effect 2

Is there any point in exploring systems that do not have a mission associated with them, besides resource gathering? For example are there any hidden side quests or random encounters to be found? ...
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Keeping the loyalty of both Miranda and Jack

According to the Mass Effect Wiki it is possible to keep the Loyalty of both Miranda and Jack "if your Paragon or Renegade scores are high enough, you can choose an option favoring neither person and ...
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How do I access the interactive back-story by Dark Horse Comics before starting Mass Effect 2?

The PS3 version of Mass Effect 2 says it comes with a interactive back-story by Dark Horse comics. How do I access this content? There doesn't seem to be anywhere in the menu to get to it before ...
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Mass Effect 2: Is it possible to have a romance with all your possibilities in one game?

Is it possible to romance all your options in a single game? i.e. if you are playing as a male, that would be Tali, Jack, Miranda, Kelly, Samara. I'm not including Morinth in this list, as if I ...
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Where can I find more Element Zero?

While my probes have netted me more palladium than I'll ever be able to use, I have played through the entire game finding almost no Element Zero. Is there a secret to finding planets which contain ...
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Mass Effect 2: New Game Plus

After finishing the story of Mass Effect 2, we get the choice to continue to complete the different/unfinished missions throughout the game or to import our character and play through a new game at ...
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How do you share DLC across multiple profiles?

I have purchased DLC on my profile and I am able to access it fine but my brother wants to have access to the DLC on his profile. The DLC is located on the same system but I can't seem to find a way ...
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Do achievement related bonusses apply in ME2?

I've recently started playing mass-effect again -- lost interest in it when losing my save file due to a hard disk crash --, seeing how reasonably well priced ME2 is and how it looks and as I want to ...
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Will Mass Effect 2 bought in US work in UK?

I have an unused copy of Mass Effect 2 Collector's Edition bought via Amazon.com in the US, including a special code for Inferno Armour (also unused). Will it work fine if I install and start playing ...
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How do I examine the door in Mass Effect 2?

In the very first mission, after meeting Jacob, I am stuck at a job which says Examine Door. The current job is to defeat the hacked mechs whose army appears to be endless. There appears to be no end ...
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Mass Effect 2 Choices Stats

I remember in pre release interviews some of the devs mentioning we can see stats for the choices that people made in ME2, along the lines of, how many players chose this choice vs that choice, etc. ...
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Can I purchase Mass Effect 2 DLC without “owning” the video game?

I rent games via GameFly and really want to play the DLC. Do I need to own ME2 to purchase/play the DLC?
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What is a good strategy against the praetorian at Horizon on mass effect 2 insanity difficulty?

My character is a soldier and doesn't have a good regenerative shield like the one used by krypton321 in the YouTube video. I am able to get around 50% of the armor down and then both my squad mates ...
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Should I continue one of my Mass Effect playthroughs in Mass Effect 2 or start afresh?

I loved the original Mass Effect. I've played through it multiple times: I have one character at level 60 (canonical, with which I played through thrice), another at level 50-something (female ...
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Do I need to have played Mass Effect to enjoy Mass Effect 2?

I have never played Mass Effect, but I hear that Mass Effect 2 is great. Do I need to play the first to understand the second? Will I be lost?
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Mass Effect 2 Heavy Weapon Choice

What is the best Heavy Weapon to use in general in Mass Effect 2? The Cain nuke launcher is pretty funny, but it's not worth using because of how much ammo it requires. In general, I use the Collector ...
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How do I earn “No One Left Behind” with as few squadmates as possible?

In Mass Effect 2's conclusion, you finally go on the suicide mission, but despite the name, it is possible for everyone to survive. What I am looking for is a method to succeed (i.e., everyone ...
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Changing Party Member Outfits in Mass Effect 2

So I just completed the mission: Stealing Memory as part of the Kasumi DLC. I was told that I had unlocked an alternate costume. Where can I see the costumes and/or change it for my squadmates?
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How do you increase your team members' loyalty in Mass Effect 2?

In Mass Effect 2, it shows each character's current loyalty. How do you increase their loyalty, and what does increasing it do?