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User Info: ninkendo

ninkendo
2 days ago#1
http://opencritic.com/game/1547/mass-effect-andromeda

averaging an 82 so far but still early on. Here's the current highest and lowest review for comparison


Press Start
James Mitchell
9 / 10

Mass Effect: Andromeda manages to successfully bring back the sense of exploration and discovery that fans have longed for since the original Mass Effect, whilst honing and improving the already enjoyable combat mechanics of Mass Effect 3. The result is something truly special – a metaphorical slow burn, a hybrid that is sure to appeal to fans of both the original game and its flashier sequels. Despite this, Andromeda is hampered slightly by its lack of visual polish and presentation, which can kill the wonder and fantasy as quickly as it builds it.


Destructoid
Brett Makedonski
6.5 / 10.0

Mass Effect: Andromeda spends a lot of time not really feeling like a Mass Effect game. If anything, it feels like a spin-off -- the sort of thing created by another studio that's unsure about what direction to take it. Like in the game itself, there are problems with the atmosphere. But Andromeda is very clear that it doesn't aim to be like the other Mass Effects. New beginnings, not funerals -- for better and for worse.
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User Info: ninkendo

ninkendo
2 days ago#2
oops I refreshed the page and it's down to 78
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ninkendo
2 days ago#3
Gaming Nexus
Kinsey Danzis
8.8 / 10.0
(XB1)
Mass Effect: Andromeda doesn’t quite live up to the hype, but it comes close. Considering the situation in which the developers found themselves, they put out an addition to the franchise that really feels like returning home even though you’re millions of light years from Earth. With stunning scenery, a distinct Mass Effect feel, and an abundance of things to do, it’s a worthy investment for any Mass Effect veteran or newcomer—but don’t expect it to be perfect.


Eurogamer
Edwin Evans-Thirlwell
(PS4)
The combat crackles and the worlds are lush, but mediocre writing and tepid quests add up to what is probably BioWare's worst RPG yet.


USgamer
Kat Bailey
(PS4)

3/5 Stars

Mass Effect Andromeda falls short of its predecessors, but it's still a competently executed open-world action RPG with an interesting world and tons of quests to complete. Its biggest shame is that it doesn't make better use of its setting, opting instead to go with more of the same. Hopefully BioWare will be more ambitious when it comes time for the inevitable sequel.
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ninkendo
2 days ago#5
Good job Bane

also down to 76 now :|
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ninkendo
2 days ago#6
PlayStation LifeStyle
Keri Honea
6.5 / 10.0
(PS4)
With the vast love of the Mass Effect series, Andromeda was never going to make people 100% happy, the same way the ME3 ending didn't make people happy. The BioWare team put so many great things in place, but the main story, the characters, and most of the writing keep the game from being great. Sadly, technical mess keeps it from being good.


GameSpot
Scott Butterworth
6 / 10
(PS4)
Andromeda's combat soars but its storytelling sputters, making the series' first venture into uncharted space a shaky but occasionally satisfying new adventure.


Polygon
Arthur Gies
7.5 / 10.0
(XB1)
Andromeda succeeds, despite a host of problems
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User Info: NFUN

NFUN
2 days ago#7
Is it time?

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Thus is our treaty written, thus is our agreement made. Thought is the arrow of time; memory never fades. What was asked is given; the price is paid.
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MoogleKupo141
2 days ago#8
well this is a bummer
For your SuperNiceDog.
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ninkendo
2 days ago#9
75 now!

IGN
Dan Stapleton
7.7 / 10.0
(PS4, XB1)
Mass Effect: Andromeda only occasionally recaptures the series' brilliance, but delivers a vast and fun action-RPG.


TheSixthAxis
Dominic Leighton
8 / 10
(PS4, PC)
I found it hard to be excited during the opening hours of Mass Effect: Andromeda. It feels too safe, too much like what's gone before, but then it clicks. There's a moment where the galaxy opens up and you find yourself embarking once more on a huge mission across compelling, beautifully constructed planets, surrounded by memorable characters. Sadly the glut of technical missteps serve to cheapen proceedings, but this is still an adventure you don't want to miss out on.
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Down to 73, officially mixed reviews, and Bioware's worst ever.
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