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

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Is there any special benefit in transfering a max level character?

Beeing rather late into the Mass Effect series, I'm still trying to get the hang of it. As I understand, maximum level in ME1 is 60 and is impossible to obtain in one playthrough, bar cheating. I'm ...
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Mass Effect 2/3 Download issue on Origin at 100%

A few days ago, I picked up the Mass Effect trilogy on origin for like $10, and just yesterday I finished ME1. I've tried to download ME2 several times now, and ME3 once as well, but both downloads ...
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Do i need to recruit Jack for the best ending? [duplicate]

I don't want to recruit Jack because in my gameplay I'm almost 100% certain that she'll die, I don't want to see that and ever meet her in ME3. Do I need her for the best ending ?
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Going all the way with Miranda… is it possible?

I finished the game long time ago, and tried all along to keep Miranda happy hoping she's the One. I was really disappointed in the end when their relationship was still pretty much vague and they ...
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Is it possible to romance Jack in Mass Effect 2 without re-playing Mass Effect 1?

I'm trying to romance Jack in Mass Effect 2, but I don't want to replay the first Mass Effect and when I chose the "new game" option it chooses for the default romance option of Kaidan. How do I ...
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How important is it to upgrade ship weapons in Mass Effect 2?

Since I follow the XKCD theory of gaming, I'm just now playing through the Mass Effect trilogy. I'm near the start of Mass Effect 2, and having recovered Garrus I now have the option to spend ...
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Why doesn't Kelly Chambers send me a message after the suicide mission?

In my paragon career, I wanted to take Yeoman Kelly as my "romance". Fish feeding done, spent the night together, no other partners reached the point of romance action before the suicide mission, and ...
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How can I fix the auto-login to the Cerberus network (EA Online)

Whenever I start up Mass Effect 2 and it tries to auto-login to my EA Online Account, I see this screen. Then, I have to manually log in, and I see this screen. Empty login screen. Every time. ...
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Finding my old mass effect save files

I recently went to continue an old game of Mass Effect 2 and was disappointed to find that all of my save files were missing. That's Ok, I thought, I hadn't got that far in, I'll just restart the ...
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Is it possible to complete all loyalty missions and save Kelly?

I'm playing through Mass Effect 2 again, and I've never figured out how to get everyone out of the suicide mission alive. The Collectors always raid the Normandy when I've got one loyalty mission ...
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I cannot land on aiea for jacob's mission ME2?

Jacob is the only loyalty mission remaining but i cant land on that planet even after sending many probes.It just show the option for scanning no "land" option available.Help
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Can I customize Mass Effect 2's galaxy status without a Mass Effect 1 save file?

I played Mass Effect 1 and deleted the saved data and now I want to play the second game but I don't want to play with the default choices. Is there anything I can do to edit those default choices?
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Key binding for separating storm not working

I want to change my default keybindings for Mass Effect 2 through Coalesced.ini so that the following happens: Storm is separated from Use/Cover Storm is bound to LeftShift Use/Cover is bound to E ...
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Journal not updating with entires

I'm new to the Mass Effect games, and I have just started Mass Effect 2, importing my character from a completed Mass Effect 1. I hear everybody talking about the characters, but when I go to the ...
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How do you research weapons?

Where on the normandy do you upgrade weapons? Main dock?
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Can I increase the number of allowed saves?

It seems that, unlike the first game, Mass Effect 2 (inexplicably) has a save limit. I currently have 50 full save slots and the game will not let me make any others. In ME1, there was a PC tweak ...
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How do you save every character in ME 2 [duplicate]

If you remember in Mass Effect 2, during the time shepherd leads a squad to the collector ship, if you make the wrong decision you end up losing vital members who are important if they are alive in ME ...
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What upgrades transfer from Mass Effect 2?

Is there any benefit into maxing your Weapon, Biotic, or Tech upgrades in a Mass Effect 2 save before importing to Mass Effect 3? Credits are at a premium in Mass Effect 2, and if there's no benefit ...
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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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Can I still romance Garrus?

For my second playtrough I've decided I want to romance Garrus. I did his loyalty mission already. We've had the talk about blowing off steam by sparring, where I accidently didn't take the flirty ...
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Did Morinth actually think Shepard is strong-willed enough?

In Mass Effect 2 it is possible to recruit Morinth into your squad by With Morinth in your squad you can choose to romance her. Was she lying? I assume this just is a little flaw they didn't ...
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Trying to make peace between geth quarians problem. Mass effect3

Hey guys thx for any available help, I´m basically trying to make peace geth quarians in me3, I have imported all the way from ME1 and ME2. My trouble is that I couldn´t select the peaceful option ...
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Frequently logged out of Cerberus Network on PC [duplicate]

I have the Steam version of ME2 and am able to log into the Cerberus Network without issue. However, whenever I start up the game the "Cerberus laptop" spins for a few seconds and then says: ...
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Is there any way to fix the insane clipping issues in ME2?

I have the Origin version of Mass Effect (the trilogy, so all 3 games plus a bunch of DLC). I played through ME1 with very few technical issues, but now in ME2 I'm seeing a TON of glitching. Enemies ...
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Samara vs Morinth, benefits of each choice?

What I'm asking here is which Asari provides the greater access to content, the best war assets, possible romance options, etc. I know that Morinth will be turned into a Banshee if you choose to kill ...
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Free Mass Effect 2 DLC?

When I purchased Mass Effect 2 for the PS3 brand new, I entered the Cerberus Network code and got all the DLC that comes with it. I played through the game once maybe, then decided to start a new ...
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How can I control the Romances in Mass Effect 2?

In Mass Effect I tried to get as far as I could in dialogues with characters, even though I was trying to remain neutral as to not get involved with anyone so I could remain loyal to Tali in Mass ...
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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? For example if you are playing as a male, that would be Tali, Jack, Miranda, Kelly, Samara. I'm not including Morinth in this list, as ...
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How can I trigger new conversations with my squad mates?

Is there a way to trigger new conversations with my squad mates without doing missions? I've run out of missions to do before the Reaper IFF and I'm almost positive I haven't seen all the dialogue for ...
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ME3 Import Save from ME2 Halfway through?

Is it possible for me to import a Mass Effect 2 save into Mass Effect 3 if I have already done some missions without it? I bought and played about 10 hours of Mass Effect 3 already and I really love ...
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How can I get Mass Effect 2 DLC to work for a second Profile?

My Dad has recently been replaying Mass Effect, having brought some DLC for Mass Effect 2 myself I used my profile on his X-Box 360 (using X-Box Live) and re-downloaded the DLC, they are Firewalker ...
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What do the scanner results stand for?

What does each category stand for (moderate, poor, depleted, etc)? Specifically, I'm looking how much resources exist in each category to help determine if it is worth probing a planet down to ...
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Meaning of the Shadow Broker recordings?

At the end of the Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC (which was awesome!), you are shown various security camera recordings. They are short, silent, and provide little context. I couldn't recognize any of ...
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Where to look for the current patch version installed?

I was reading the Masseffect.wikia Planet Scanning article and found this tip: Patch your game. Before you begin mining, make sure that you have patch 1.02 or higher as it reduces the time ...
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Is Mass Effect 2 region locked? [duplicate]

I found a Mass Effect 2 game in one of the stores in the Philippines, but they said that my Xbox must be a US Version, and that it won't work as my Xbox is a Japanese Version. I later found out on the ...
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Mass Effect 2 and 3 - Any way to stop Garrus Dying? [duplicate]

Firstly i just want to apologise if any of my information is incorrect. I took a long (Hopefully long enough) look at the Garrus Vakarian information on the Mass Effect Wikia page. I notice in ME2 ...
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Getting Jack or Miranda back to loyal

I've completed both Jack and Miranda's loyalty quests. They then have this scripted argument, and without the proper paragon/renegade you have to basically pick a side and the other one gets mad at ...
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Do more surplus resources mean greater War Asset?

When I imported by Mass Effect 2 save to Mass Effect 3, one of my War Assets were surplus resources which were collected from the Normandy SR2 when the Alliance was doing the retrofit. I am ...
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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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Does saving after completing the Suicide Mission count?

I am thinking of getting the DLC for Mass Effect 2 and completing it but i rather not have to start a new game and go though the entire thing just for a couple of extra missions. i am wondering, ...
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Is there Mass Effect 2 “ultimate playthrough” in regards to Mass Effect 3 import?

If I start a Mass Effect 2 game from scratch, keeping in mind that the save is ultimately intended for import to Mass Effect 3, where I'd want to have the best available resources (e.g skills, ...
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Squad dependant scenes in Mass Effect 2 [closed]

Are there others additional scenes, maybe complementing the subplot where they appear, depending on what squadmate you have at time? I'm asking because when doing Tali's loyalty mission I was running ...
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Mass Effect 2: Delay Reaper IFF Instalation

I wanted to play Mass Effect 2 again but now picking different options and morale. But I forgot about the internal countdown do Omega 4 Relay that, according to wiki, is randomly computed based on ...
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Mass Effect 2 - Fight for the Lost.. Actors?

I had access to a Mass Effect 2 DVD which has among other things a short-medium video with presenting the main characters of game name Fight for the Lost. I was watching it, even without subtitles, ...
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Can't end mission at MSV Strontium

I am stuck on MSV Strontium. The game tells me to hit F key to end the mission. I have hit the F key, no go. I can only replay the mission. I can not end it. Please help. How do I end the mission?
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Can I get Legion early and still save the crew?

I'm now at my third play through of Mass Effect 2 and this time I decided to take Legion with me on more missions. However, doing lots of missions after Legion joined means the Normandy Crew will die, ...
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Which Mass Effect 2 DLCs are relevant for Mass Effect 3's story?

I'm just playing through Mass Effect 2 for the first time and loving it, and I was wondering which of the (tons and tons) of DLC for ME2 might actually be relevant for Mass Effect 3's story? I ...
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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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Can a disloyal Miranda survive the suicide mission?

As indicated by multiple questions all over the intertubes and also on our site it is difficult to keep the loyalty of both Miranda and Jack. Given my chaotic good play style I've accepted that my ...
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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 ...