FROM THE PRESS RELEASE:
Microsoft Game Studios and BioWare today announced that the highly anticipated action role-playing game Mass Effect will ship to retailers throughout North America on November 20, 2007. The recipient of more than 50 awards, including the 2007 Game Critics Awards for Best Console Game and Best RPG at the Electronic Entertainment Expo last month in Los Angeles, Mass Effect is poised to become the must-play RPG of 2007.
From the creators of the critically-acclaimed Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Jade Empire comes an epic space saga for Xbox 360 that spans the entire galaxy. Combining RPG and tactical action elements, Mass Effect offers an engaging mix of gameplay set against a deep, multi-directional story.
“With Mass Effect, BioWare is delivering an incredible next-gen gaming odyssey. Our fans will journey through a vast, futuristic universe as they are challenged to make decisions that will determine the very fate of the galaxy,” said Ray Muzyka, chief executive officer, BioWare.
Added Greg Zeschuk, president of BioWare, “The best games bring players into an immersive, realistic world that is fun to explore from beginning to end. We’ve achieved that in Mass Effect by putting the player at the center of a compelling, cinematic storyline full of realistic characters and hundreds of exciting locations.”
Mass Effect will have an estimated retail price of $59.99 and is rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information, visit www.masseffect.com.