The Mass Effect trilogy is an action RPG third-person shooter developed by BioWare.
The gameplay is a mix of action role playing and third person shooting that takes advantage of AI team based combat. There is also large universe to explore that features many characters where interaction contains choice based branching dialogue.
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Pro Choose your own adventure
The player is required to make many choices over the course of the three games, all of which have far-reaching consequences. Not just friends, but entire species can live or die based on player decisions. Morality is also not prescribed - the player is free to make Shepard be who they want them to be.
Pro Space opera aesthetic
The series is a beautiful love letter to space opera classics like Star Wars and Star Trek, while standing on its own merits.
Pro Stellar voice acting
40 000 lines of dialogue in Mass Effect 3 alone. Top-tier cast includes Jennifer Hale, Mark Meer, Ali Hillis, Seth Green, and Martin Sheen.
Pro Fun multiplayer
ME3 has a cooperative multiplayer option that ties into the single-player storyline. Players can take command of various soldiers across all the sapient races, teaming together to fight off waves of enemies and secure objectives.
Pro Great voice acting
By purposefully adding in fantastic voice acting it causes the player to feel more engaged and elicit emotional responses out of them. This is a tool used on purpose in order to make the player feel more immersed in the world of the game.
Con Gameplay not consistent across games
ME1 is more of an RPG with some shooter elements; ME2 and ME3 are more cover-based shooters with RPG elements.