Mass Effect Series is a 3rd person action RPG Trilogy by Bioware set in outer space. Mass Effect 3 is scheduled to be released on or about March 6, 2012.

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If I date Liara in ME1, what will affect me if I want to date Tali in ME2 and 3?

Well, everythings's in the title. I was wanting to date Tali (I just love the character) and I'm doing all the Mass Effect games. I'm currently Male Sheppard and in the original Mass Effect. Tali ...
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How did humanity miss the Sol Relay

i've been wondering this for a while, Mass Technology was discovered on Mars before the First Contact War which was started after the Mass Relay in the Sol system was activated (Turians encroached on ...
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Can I cheat on my ME1 sweetheart in ME2 and keep our romance going in ME3?

I'm playing through ME2 with FemShep carried from ME1 where I romanced Liara. As I understand there are three romance candidates for each gender in ME2 which will unlock the Paramour Achievement and ...
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Is there anyway to import Mass Effect 3 character to Mass Effect 1?

I want to play Mass Effect 1 using the character I have made in Mass Effect 3. Anyone knows how to? Maybe like by copying files or something?
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Does infiltrator get invisibility cloak in Mass Effect 1?

I played Mass Effect out of order. I started with ME2 (since that was the first one on the PS3 at the time), and now I'm going back to ME1 (since it is also available on PS3 now). In ME2 I chose ...
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Can you max both Paragon and Renegade points?

Mass Effect's morality system handles "Good" vs. "Evil" in terms of two independent ratings of "Paragon" and "Renegade". It is very possible for a hero who is primarily Paragon to also have earned ...
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Mass Effect in Origin Client doesn't work (win 7 64 bit)

Apparently today I made a huge mistake: I sold my Mass Effect games for Xbox360 to buy the digital trilogy for PC (I'm relocating and wanted to bring Shepard with me in the journey, just in case of ...
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Does the trinket from the Asari consort have any use in the later games?

According to the wiki page of Eletania this carries over to ME2. Does it have any effect in the later games?
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What decisions must be made to avoid conflicts with official, non-game publications? [closed]

Related: Is there a "Canonical" Commander Shepard? I've recently discovered that there is a lot of Mass Effect material outside the Trilogy of games. I'm curious as to how these ...
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Are any important NPCs doomed to die, or immune from death?

WARNING: Heavy usage of TVTropes links follows: A compelling element in the Mass Effect series is that many significant NPCs have the potential to suffer Permadeath in battle, or at other key ...
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Where's all the ladies at?

It just occurred to me that, for the majority of alien species in the Mass Effect series, I haven't noticed any female representation. Species I've seen females of: Human Quarian Rachni And... ...
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How does the replay system work?

I've searched all over the Mass Effect Wiki and can't find a page that has all the information I'm looking for. I was hoping to find something similar to the Playthrough 2 page on Borderlands Wiki ...
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What do I need to complete my Mass Effect Trilogy collection?

I got the Mass Effect Trilogy on PS3 (UPC 014633198065) for Christmas. This came with some DLC content included, but it seems there's still a lot I don't have. The remaining DLC is a little bit ...
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Cut-Scene Archive in Mass Effect Series

I'd like to review some scenes to refresh my own memory, straight from the source, regarding some of the events in the Mass Effect games. Is there some sort of cut-scene archive in any of the games, ...
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What squad members romance together without Shepard?

I didn't romance any character in the first two games, but romanced Liara in the last part. Now, I found Garrus and Tali kissing in the main gun calibration room and wondered if there are any other ...
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Are there any retail copies of Mass Effect 1 and 2 that don't install SecuROM?

I refuse to install SecuROM on principle. I bought Mass Effect 1 and 2 on Amazon for $12. Wikipedia says More recent versions of Mass Effect on budget prices (those available on EA classics and ...
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What are Reaper Destroyers made out of?

Major spoilers about the nature of Reapers in Mass Effect below. It's said that Reapers are made of and in the image of a specific species that's been harvested. They're supposed to be "nations", ...
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Why was there no purely human council?

Wasn't there supposed to be the possibility of having a human only council? In the case where you let the council die and were fully renegade: Udina suggests, and you can support him, to form a ...
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Jacob romance in Mass Effect 3?

Since you can't pursue a relationship with Jacob, what happens in Mass Effect 3 if you romanced him in Mass effect 2?
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Where is Emily Wong?

I don't know if you remember the journalist from the two first episodes, Emily Wong, the one you can assist in a crime syndicate inquiry if I remind well. I haven't cross her in my male then female ...
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Is Javik the only one of his kind in Mass Effect 3?

How do we explain that Prothy the prothean aka Javik is the only real living prothean?? Was there any other working pod found on Eden Prime bunker? I mean, Why was he the only one preserved?
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What were the Synthetics the Child was talking about?

Mass effect 3 ending spoilers here. So...what evidence exists of Synthetics actually being bad, or is this (another) plot hole?
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Why is the series named “Mass Effect”?

Having never played any game in the series before, I am intrigued by the name. Is it ever explained in the third game? If not, what's it meaning? (spolier-less as possible, if possible)
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Are there story elements in Mass Effect 3 which are directly influenced by actions in the first game?

Since ME1 never came out on the PS3, the PS3 version of ME2 made up for the inability to import ME1 saves by including an interactive comic DLC (Mass Effect: Genesis) that makes up for the "missing" ...
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What rank is “Primarch”?

The Turian Victus was given the title of "Primarch" after the previous Primarch died. Apparently this required some complicated decision making from the a Turian council. What rank is Primarch ...
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What are the odds of getting a character for multiplayer in each of the item packs?

What are the odds of getting a character in each of the multiplayer item packs? Those packs being; Recruit Pack, Veteran Pack, and Spectre Pack.
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Where did the Reapers come from?

Where did the Reapers come from, they are a species of machine, so how did they come to be? Were they built, or like the transformers, who just "grow"?
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What happened with Ashley between ME2 and ME3?

What happened between ME2 and ME3 that changed Ashley's attitude toward Shepard? In ME2 she didn't even want to talk with you because you were with Cerberus. She acted like you just made the biggest ...
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Do the Reapers only kill sentient life?

The opening of Mass Effect 3 says Reapers come to purge the galaxy of organic life every 50,000 years. I know it's fiction, but life evolves much slower than that, in fact the human race is already ...
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Do I need to have played Mass Effect 1 or 2 to understand Mass Effect 3's storyline?

I have never played Mass Effect 1 or 2. Do I need to play the first and second installments to understand the third? Are there enough story recaps to fill in some of the back story? Will I be lost? ...
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Is there a good synopsis of the plot of Mass Effect 1 & 2?

Before I play Mass Effect 3, I'd like to learn about the events of Mass Effect 1 & 2 (which I haven't played). I basically know nothing about the Mass Effect universe at all. Is there a place ...
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Which actions in past games affect War Assets in Mass Effect 3?

In assessing my War Assets from the Normandy's war room, I'm already seeing the results of my decisions in past games. For instance, the First, Third, and Fifth fleets are at diminished strength ...
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Is the Shadow Broker the same character in Mass Effect 3 even if you haven't done the DLC?

The Mass Effect 2 Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC sees Liara assume the role of the Shadow Broker. Will Mass Effect 3 assume that she took over that role even if you don't import a character in which ...
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Can I transfer Mass Effect saved game files from my PC to my Xbox360?

I played Mass Effect 1 & 2 on the PC. Unfortunately, my PC was barely able to run ME2 so I decided to purchase Mass Effect 3 for the Xbox 360. Since I want to carryover the decisions I made in ...
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Is there a “Canonical” Commander Shepard?

The Mass Effect Series is based on players taking control of Commander Shepard, and, like most RPGs, the player is given choices and customization options. In Mass Effect (the first game), players ...
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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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Who is the Virmire Survivor?

Sneak previews of the upcoming Mass Effect 3 indicate that someone called the "Virmire Survivor", who was in a previous Mass Effect title, is recruitable in the new game. It's been so long since I've ...
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Mass Effect 3 will be on Origin, how will this affect me with my two other Mass Effect games being on Steam?

As you know EA had a fall out with Steam earlier this year (2011). This meant that any newly released games by EA would only be available through Origin and not any other source. This is troubling ...
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Are Turians and Quarians related? [closed]

In Mass Effect, Turians and Quarians seem very similar in physical shape and physiological characteristics. They have the same number of digits on their hands and similar foot and leg structure. They ...
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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 ...