Is Mass Effect 1 worth playing?

#1JustClassikPosted 10/6/2012 10:00:59 AM
I've played through 2 and 3 and loved them both. Never played 1, though. I'm just talking about gameplay, here, as I'm already familiar with the story. Where does the first game rank among the three in your opinion?
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#2PsyrenCallPosted 10/6/2012 10:01:53 AM
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#3WeejiezPosted 10/6/2012 10:06:51 AM
I'm actually replaying the first ME and I'm loving every minute of it.

ME2, ME, ME3 in my opinion.
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#4sirisaxmanPosted 10/6/2012 10:14:29 AM
Yes, honestly it's my favorite of the series, mainly because of the potential it presented for future installments. That, and I happen to be one of those crazy people that liked the 1 square mile planetary exploration with the Mako. I would have liked to see something like that but with the Hammerhead for the 3rd game.
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#5NafzgerPosted 10/6/2012 10:18:48 AM
Not at all.
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#6PostCrisisJ2Posted 10/6/2012 10:21:31 AM
Though I find it kinda hard to go through on replays, it's definitely worth playing through once.
#7jessica73Posted 10/6/2012 10:31:15 AM
yes, best story worst gameplay
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#8allsomePosted 10/6/2012 10:45:05 AM
It is definitely worth playing. It's different in many ways from the other two, but it is a great game.

Regardless, it's still my least favorite of the 3, but it is an amazing game.
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#9LegacyBrokenPosted 10/6/2012 11:57:44 AM
Yes but pick it up on PC and get the High Res Texture pack. Game looks really good in glorious 1080P, PC Version of 2 with the 4K Texture mod looks even better.
#10TheBeastWithinPosted 10/6/2012 12:18:22 PM
Mass Effect 1 was awesome in its time but I can't say it has necessarily aged well.
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