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The long awaited title, Mass Effect 3 has recorded sales of over 890,000 copies on day one in North America, according to a statement issued by EA. Sources such as IGN and GameInformer have given the games near perfect scores, so it’s little wonder that it has been received so well. This is also the first time that EA are shipping a Mass Effect game on XBOX 360, PS3 and PC.

I should have had my copy by now, but a stuff up at EB Games left me empty handed. I am going to get a copy though and I’ll be delivering a review ASAP.


The Mass Effect 3 ‘From Ashes’  DLC has been confirmed by Bioware. The pack is going to be made available to players on the day of the game’s release, which has sparked much controversy as to why it was Downloadable Content in the first place- wouldn’t it make sense to package it on the disc?

A Bioware spokesperson has said:

“‘From Ashes includes the Prothean squad mate, an adventure on Eden Prime, a new weapon, and an alternate appearance for every squad mate,” said producer Mike Gamble on the BioWare Social Network. “The Collectors Edition has been advertised from the beginning as containing a bonus character/mission, but we were not at liberty to provide the details. The Prothean is optional content that is certainly designed to appeal to long-time fans, which is why he is part of the CE offering (the version many fans would be likely to purchase). Mass Effect 3 is a complete – and a huge game – right out of the box.” 

As a long time fan of the series, I tried to buy the Collectors Edition, although all stores in my area that stocked it were sold out. I ended up settling for the Omniblade Edition, which is an EB Games exclusive in Australia. It costs the same as the standard edition, although comes packaged with the following:

-Collectable Metal Case

-Inflatable Omniblade

-Unlock code for M55 Carbine in game

That being said, I would have preferred the Collectors Edition, although not enough to order it. I want it on the launch of the title. I’ll be doing an in-depth review on here, so look out for it soon after launch.