Mass Effect 3 is an action role-playing third person shooter video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. Officially announced on December 11, 2010, the game was released March 6, 2012 and marks the final chapter in the original Mass Effect trilogy of video games, completing the story of Commander Shepard. A Wii U version was announced during Nintendo’s conference at E3 2012. The Wii U port was developed by Australian developer Straight Right, and was released as a Wii U launch game under the title Mass Effect 3: Special Edition.
The combat system in Mass Effect 3 was changed and refined from previous titles. In particular, the cover system was improved, additional options for traversing the battlefield and scoring instant melee kills were added, more conventional grenades are available, and improved artificial intelligence was introduced. A four player multiplayer co-op mode is also available. Players who have completed the game’s predecessors, Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2, will have their choices reflected in cutscenes throughout the story.
Like its predecessors, Mass Effect 3 was released to commercial success and critical acclaim. Praise was given to the emotional story, art direction, improved combat, characters, soundtrack, and voice acting. The game’s ending, however, was the main focus of criticism, prompting the release of a free extended cut downloadable content (DLC) which elaborated on the consequences of the ending chosen and the choices made by the player throughout the series, as well as clearing up elements of the story. It was nominated for five awards at the 2012 Spike Video Game Awards and it won Best RPG of 2012. A new installment in the series, Mass Effect: Andromeda, was released on March 21, 2017. from wikipedia.org
- OS: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP1, Win 7.
- CPU: 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or equivalent.
- RAM: 2GB for XP / 4GB RAM for Vista/Win 7.
- Disc Drive: 1x speed.
- Hard Drive: 15 GB of free space.
- Video: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT / GeForce GTX 550 Ti or greater.
- Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible.