LONDON - 30th July, 2007– After a great showing at E3, Microsoft Games Studios are proud to announce that“Mass Effect,” available this November from Microsoft Game Studios and BioWare Corp, has earned Best of E3 2007 nominations from the Game Critics Awards in the Best in Show, Best Console, and Best RPG title categories.
Visit the official“Mass Effect” website at www.masseffect.bioware.com to download the recently released extended E3 Director’s Cut video, as well as catch up on the latest information on the game’s evil villain, Saren.
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