Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Mass Effect 2.1: PS3 Version of Mass Effect 2 Made Using Mass Effect 3 Engine

 |  |  |  |  |  |  December 17, 2010


How’s that for search engine optimization eh? I should get a Guinness World Record for the most number of Mass Effects in a title. But on to the great news! The PS3 version of Mass Effect 2 has gone gold, i.e. it’s been sent to be pressed into discs and then shipped. Even better, in a recent podcast, BioWare producer Jesse Houston boasted of some of the improvements they made for the PS3 version, including the fact that they used the graphics engine for Mass Effect 3 to make the port. Massive win for PS3 owners.

mass effect 2 ps3 cover

You can download the podcast from BioWare’s blog, but for those who don’t have the time, here’s the meaty part, as quoted by Exophase:

“One of the first things you’re going to see is improved graphics. We actually created the engine for Mass Effect 3 and used that to make Mass Effect 2 PS3. So we took the content, the story and all of the other assets that made up Mass Effect 2 and we put it into the Mass Effect 3 engine.

We’ve also gone ahead and made the experience much more solid on PS3. So for example the controls are geared towards the PS3 controller [although] you can switch it back to the old Xbox control style if you like. Other things like planet scanning have been improved; we’ve rolled up all of the patches; done a whole bunch of bug fixing.”

Mass Effect 2 for the PS3 drops on January 31, 2011. You can pre-order it at Amazon for $60 (USD).



HOME!

HOME!

Talon Eagle Claw Tactical Tool

Talon Eagle Claw Tactical Tool

10 Great Guitar Riffs from Radiohead

10 Great Guitar Riffs from Radiohead

Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar Was Built to Tackle Le Mans

Cadillac Project GTP Hypercar Was Built to Tackle Le Mans

Porsche Aiming for a Production Car Record at Pikes Peak

Porsche Aiming for a Production Car Record at Pikes Peak

The Six Ugliest Concept Cars of All Time

The Six Ugliest Concept Cars of All Time

Advertisement