Is Mass Effect 1 worth playing?

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3 years ago#1
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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3 years ago#2
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3 years ago#3
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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3 years ago#4
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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3 years ago#5
Not at all.
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3 years ago#6
Though I find it kinda hard to go through on replays, it's definitely worth playing through once.
3 years ago#7
yes, best story worst gameplay
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3 years ago#8
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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3 years ago#9
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.
3 years ago#10
Mass Effect 1 was awesome in its time but I can't say it has necessarily aged well.
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