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

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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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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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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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Crew at the end of Mass Effect 2

I know that the Mass Effect 2 ending varies depending on the choices you make. I have a few questions about a specific aspect of the ending:
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To what extent do your choices in Mass Effect influence the story in Mass Effect 2?

I am about to start the first game and would like to know how much Mass Effect 2 relies on choices made in the first game. Is the story rather set in stone and just little things are influenced, or ...
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Will playing Mass Effect 3 first spoil the previous games in the series?

I haven't played Mass Effect 1 or 2 yet, am I going to ruin the previous games' stories by playing Mass Effect 3 first? I know the games let you continue the plot basically between games but I'm ...
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Can I safely complete all assignments after the final mission?

I'm currently working on my second playthrough of Mass Effect 2. In the first, I skipped the N7 and DLC assignments because I wanted to save them for my completionist playthrough (this one). I'm ...
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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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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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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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Will anything (gameplay wise) be missed in 3 if one does not play the DLC in 2?

I have barely played any of the DLC in Mass Effect 2. If I do not get around to playing it (and thus no save file containing data about the DLC events), will I miss anything in Mass Effect 3 (such as ...
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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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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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Can I take Legion on Tali's loyalty mission, complete all loyalty missions (including his), and still save my whole crew?

In preparation for ME3, I'm doing a replay of Mass Effect 2 and I want to know if I can take Legion on Tali's loyalty mission, complete all other loyalty missions (including his), and still save ...
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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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What effect does the ending of Mass Effect 2 have on Mass Effect 3?

At the end of Mass Effect 2 you have the option of either What effect on Mass Effect 3 (if any) does this decision have?
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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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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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Change a Mass Effect keybinding for vault?

I find it very annoying that the run, hide, and vault are all the same button. I can't tell you how many times I have been trying to unhide so I could backpedal to a different cover position, when ...
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At what point is the “Final Save” created for import to Mass Effect 3?

I'm assuming that the endgame save or final save or whatever you want to call it for Mass Effect 2 is created after your decision regarding the Collector Base. What I wish to know, is: will it ...
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How to automatically connect to Cerberus Network [duplicate]

My ME2 game is not tied to Origin even though I purchased the retail version. I got a Cerberus Network pass through which I connect to the Cerberus Network. Upon starting my game the game attempts to ...
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Do I need to have downloaded the Cerberus Armor in Mass Effect 2 in order to buy it in Mass Effect 3?

I know you have to download the armor to get it in ME2 but in ME3, I've seen people just buy it off of merchants. The armor looks awesome and I can't connect to live so please tell me its availiable ...
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How can I move my Mass Effect 2 save between Xboxes?

I know that when you beat the final boss of Mass Effect, the game made an "endgame" save that the player does not have access to. To remedy this when Mass Effect 2 came out (and I had a new Xbox) I ...
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How to definitively get to Kelly Chambers in ME3? [duplicate]

I am again playing ME3, but as the answer to this question suggests she should be in Docking Bay 2. But I can not find her anywhere in the entire docks holding area. I am at the beginning of the ...