Uncover the greatest threat to civilization.

Play the role of Commander Shepard, whose purpose is to rescue the universe from a powerful race known as Reapers and their agents. Travel across the galaxy, discover and explore the uncharted edges of the universe. In your quest to put the mysteries together, you will unravel the overwhelming truth that the space you know is coming to a violent end and that the only person who can stop it is you.

This science fiction action role-playing third-person shooter video game is certainly one of the best RPGs on the platform in the recent years. Its series and spinoffs have received positive reviews and universal acclaim. Although the reception has been positive, controversy still surrounded its release because of the gamers’ reaction and refusal to accept one of the series’ ending.

Games Like Mass Effect

As engaging as Mass Effect’s storyline can be, it is worth finding other games that can give you something new to enjoy without losing the Mass Effect feels. Here are some of the game similar to it.

Dragon Age: Origins

First Games Like Mass Effect was Dragon Age Considered one of the most successful role-playing game in the gaming industry, representing BioWare’s return back to its roots in Dragon Age: Origins. Released in 2009, it can be played through Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Mac OS X. Set during the period of Civil Strife, in the country of Ferelden of the fictional world Thedas, creatures dwell within the Deep Roads (an underground hi-way system). Every few hundred years, these creatures swarm the surface world and your character, Grey Warden is expected to defeat the Archdemon and save the planet from the disastrous event called Blight.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Second Games Like Mass Effect was Skyrim This action role-playing game is the fifth installment in Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls series. It brings to life a complete virtual world where you can play any type of character you imagine, and do any adventure you want. Set 200 years ago after the events of Oblivion, you must defeat Alduin-The World Eater, the dragon who was prophesied to destroy the world. Throughout the game, player completes quests and develops the character played by refining their skills. Skyrim continues the open-world storyline by allowing the player to go anywhere in the game world and at any time.


Third Games Like Mass Effect was Borderlands, a series of action RPG first-shooter video game has been critically acclaimed and has received commercial success for its loot-driven multiplayer co-op gameplay and its sense of humor. It also didn’t do that bad in the market with 26 million copies of it shipped worldwide. A film adaptation is also in development by Lionsgate. Developed by Gearbox Software, there can be up to four players in this Action, Shooter, Shooter, First-Person, Sci-Fi, Sci-Fi, Arcade genre. Rated Mature by ESRB, this can be played in PC, Xbox 360, and PS3.

The Witcher

Fourth Games Like Mass Effect was The Witcher Based on the novel series, The Witcher of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, this single-player action role-playing game was developed by CD Projekt Red and published by Atari. Taking place in a medieval fantasy world, part of the story line is the player’s moral choices that results to consequences. This game breaks the barrier between good and evil where moral ambiguity reigns.

The Last of Us

Fifth Games Like Mass Effect was The Last of Us Survive in the time when a mutated strain of Cordyceps fungus that destroyed civilization. Control Joel and be the person hired to smuggle Ellie (the main protagonist of the game and is the only one immune of the disease) out of the quarantine zone. Survive the brutal journey across the US and make your way through various locations fighting against the Infected and hostile human survivors.