It topped the charts on its first outing, now the follow-up is keeping the faithful even more entertained. Many of the 'issues' in the first have been dealt with, and OXCGN's reviewer has spent many hours going through the game to give you a in-depth review. Come check it out, and the images are nothing short of brilliant. Another GOTY contender - most certainly.
Like its predecessor, Mass Effect 2 is a game that is so good the only real fault to find in it are squandered opportunities to make it even better.
Technically, it is superior to its predecessor on nearly every level. However, in streamlining the game to enhance the role of combat, BioWare missed out on some of the majesty of aimlessly roaming the galaxy looking for adventure.
If you finished the original game, you can import your character into Mass Effect 2. In addition to your character’s likeness, certain key decisions made in the first game are persistent in Mass Effect 2.
At the end of the first game we discover that giant robots called Reapers have been hibernating at the edge of our galaxy for 50,000 yrs, waiting for a chance to swoop in and destroy all organic life. Although the main character, Commander Shepard, defeated a single Reaper at the end of the first game, the threat is not gone.