Mass Effect Andromeda is one of the games that had big shoes to fill. Being a part of a large franchise is not easy, and that’s especially true for the Mass Effect series. But Mass Effect Andromeda tries, and it does have some success as well as a bit of failure as well. Mass Effect Andromeda has gone down in price quite a bit, so if you still have not taken the plunge, now might be the time to reconsider!
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Gameplay Of Mass Effect Andromeda
Right off the bat, you will see that you enter a new world here. You get to explore a new galaxy named Andromeda and you take the role of Scott Ryder or his sister Sara. You will need to try and do all you can in order to uncover some ancient secrets. There are also some challenging villains in here, which you will meet as you play and progress in the game.
The core combat of the series is pretty much the same, although there are a few differences here and there. These are designed to improve the way you play and they also make the gameplay experience a lot more fluid in Mass Effect Andromeda.
Adding an open world into the mix does seem like a good idea. However, this also brought in a few issues too. That doesn’t mean the game is bad, on the contrary. It does have a few issues that maybe some of us did not want to see in the game. There are some places with bad textures and the animations are pretty bad, especially the facial ones. There is one scene in which Scott Ryder is having a somewhat intimate scene with Cora that has become somewhat laughable. The facial animations are really off, and the mouth movement with spoken words is a little off too. Its definitely not perfect by any means.
Bioware is actively trying to fix the game and create new content, so that is definitely good news for fans of the series. However, the fact that you have your own buggy and you can explore the galaxy in any way you want is nothing short of cool! You can expect some challenges to come along the way as you play, but then again it’s stuff like this that makes the game so exciting and rewarding.
The cover system is spruced up. You have a jetpack, mobility is pretty easy to focus on and the value is indeed worth it. There are so many places to visit and all of them do offer plenty of quests that are a delight to check out. The dialogue wheel is similar, almost identical to what you have in the last Dragon Age game.
Graphics of Mass Effect Andromeda
I like the graphics in Mass Effect Andromeda, even if they are not the best out there. You do get a sense of immersion in the game world and the soundtrack, as well as voices, are very good too. The character design could be improved, but other than that I have nothing but praise to share for the game developers that worked on this particular project.
Conclusion of Mass Effect Andromeda
Overall, I believe that Mass Effect Andromeda does a very good job at bringing you face to face with a new world. Even if the new world is not as immersible and there are a few bugs, this is still a very good game. It definitely shines and it shows the incredible appeal offered by Mass Effect Andromeda. Well worth your time if you like sci-fi games, but expect a few issues along the way!
Overall Game Rating: 8/10