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Mass Effect Andromeda

Rating Summary

Based on 175 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

39%

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Based on 175 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 21, 2017
Xbox OneMar 21, 2017
PCMar 21, 2017

Developer: BioWare

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genres: Adventure, RPG, Third-Person Shooter

A new adventure awaits in the Mass Effect universe. With stunning visuals and a new galaxy to discover, BioWare delivers the next generation of space exploration.

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Mass Effect Andromeda Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

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.

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Marred by inconsistency and in need of a polish pass, this vast new sci-fi frontier nonetheless rewards dedicated exploration.

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IGN

7.7 / 10.0
Dan Stapleton

Mass Effect: Andromeda only occasionally recaptures the series' brilliance, but delivers a vast and fun action-RPG.

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Andromeda provides an interesting premise and story, but is let down by poor combat, excessive padding, and over-complication

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