11 Most Famous RPGs in PC Gaming: Page 9 of 11

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3. Mass Effect

In the same vein as Star Wars and Star Trek, Mass Effect takes place in a stiflingly large universe packed with alien races, deep cultures, factions, and beautiful planets to explore (complete with lens flares and gorgeous atmosphere). After choosing your sex, class, and appearance, you take on the role of Commander Shepard of the SSV Normandy, blazing your way through the galaxy as you battle space pirates, rogue AI called geth, and alien creatures. Your mission is straightforward enough: Save the galaxy from the mysterious reapers, gigantic ship-like entities hell-bent on eliminating all organic life.

Easy, right?

"No, I got him first!"

The Mass Effect trilogy is an epic adventure centering on a doomsday plot. All the games are incredible RPGs, but Mass Effect 2 stands out as the crowning gem of the series. This is thanks to a high stakes story, beautiful worlds to dive into, wonderfully written quests with a classic 70s sci-fi feel, and the ragtag, dirty dozen team you put together and fight alongside.

The entire game has you prepping for an all or nothing suicide mission. An elusive race of aliens, the collectors, are abducting entire human colonies. And you’re the only one who can stop them.

The game isn’t shy of telling you people will die. And it’s not lying either; play your cards wrong, and the characters you’ve come to love may fall in battle. That’s just the kind of adrenaline pumping experience we love—one that you simply can’t get anywhere else.

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A writer who loves games.
Gamer Since: 1997
Favorite Genre: RPG
Currently Playing: Fallout 4
Top 3 Favorite Games:Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Borderlands 2, Mass Effect 2

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