First Mass Effect 3 Screenshots Released

Today's Best Tech Deals

Picked by PCWorld's Editors

Top Deals On Great Products

Picked by Techconnect's Editors

Happy second day of the work week, and to celebrate let's have a look at the first two official Mass Effect 3 screenshots.

Which, I realize, look a lot like random screens from Mass Effect 2. You expected Mass Effect 3 to visually what--"level up"? Wasn't the second game pretty enough?

In the shot up top, we have Commander Shepard blasting a better armored super-soldier while taking no doubt deadly in real-life (but only glancing in this sort of game) damage from a flanking second. I'm seeing other better-informed Mass Effect wonks suggesting that to say more about these two would spoil the tale. Rest assured, I'm no Mass Effect wonk, so all I see is one guy without a helmet about to have his vulnerable noggin split open by two guys with superior combined firepower.

And here we have a glamour shot of three Warhammer 40k Space Mar--I mean "stormtroopers" with red eye slits obviously slanted to make them look sinister while bearing who-knows-what practical purpose (also, some lovely solar flaring). Who said form need serve function, right?

Looks for Mass Effect 3 sometime this holiday for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.

Interact with Game On: Twitter - Facebook - Get in touch

Note: When you purchase something after clicking links in our articles, we may earn a small commission. Read our affiliate link policy for more details.
  
Shop Tech Products at Amazon