Available now on the Xbox 360, Mass Effect “challenges players to lead a squad of freedom fighters as they struggle against threatening armies to restore peace in the land.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery. Here’s the bottom line:

Mass Effect is game that is greater than the sum of its parts. Technical issues abound, but the majority of Mass Effect is so expertly delivered that it can transcend its weaknesses. Applying number ratings to a game like this doesn’t do it justice because there is no way you can ignore its technical flaws. Simply put, Mass Effect is a game that must be played. Then it must be played again. Don’t pass this one up