Mass Effect 2 is a role-playing third-person shooter video game that was released in 2010. It is the second title in the Mass Effect series of games. The game is set in the Milky Way in the 22nd century. The story revolves around Commander Shepard, a soldier who must defeat the Collectors. Players assume the role of Commander Shepard. At the beginning of the game, the player must choose a backstory for the character. The backstory can be imported from the first Mass Effect game, or players can start a new character and choose from the default biographies.
The character can level up by acquiring experience points, which are awarded whenever the player successfully finishes a mission. The points can be used to upgrade the attributes of the squad. Players can also gather resources in order to upgrade weapons and armors. Commander Shepard and the squad members’ life is gauged with the health bar. The player can have up to 12 characters in the team at one time. The player’s success is dependent on the characters that are recruited for the team.
Other features of the game include the following:
• More variety of weapon classes
• Modified health system
• Variety of new powers (dominate, charge, incinerate, adrenaline rush, etc.)
• All class weapons available at the beginning of the game