Beginning the Fight for the Lost: Mass Effect 2

As you might have noticed, I have a habit of purchasing about one PS3 game a month. I have not yet outgrown the urge to spend hours in front of my television, wasting away hours as someone else and the next month will be no exception.

I have discovered that Mass Effect 2 has been released on PS3. For those of you who do not know the gaming genre, it’s one of the most epic role playing games designed. The game allows you to carry your saved games from the first version over to the second, making your choices in the first game impact on your story line in the second game. It’s something that – to my knowledge has never been done before in gaming, and it makes the nerd in me bleed with excitement.

Unfortunately, Microsoft had purchased the rights to the first game (bastards and their inferior Xbox) so it will never be released on PS3, robbing us console gamers of this experience. (Naturally, there’s also no way I can carry my PC game over to my console – that sort of mingling is just not done…).
But, Bioware did give the PS3 gamers a bonus by adding some of the best platform gaming systems to the game. Apparently, the graphics are amazing, the game play super standard and as always, the character development unsurpassable.

So, it is with great anticipation that I look forward to sitting down in front of my television, closing myself off to the world, and playing this game: