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Meer on ME3: “Players are going to be impressed”

- March 5th, 2012

Mark Meer, star and voice of the male Commander Shepard, dishes on Mass Effect 3

Tonight, in cities across North America, millions of gamers will line up to conclude their mission to save the galaxy from the impending Reaper invasion.

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Mark Meer, voice of the male Commander Shepard and star of Mass Effect, poses for a photo at BioWare's Edmonton studio. DAVID BLOOM/Edmonton Sun

The story of Mass Effect has emerged over the last seven years to become modern videogaming’s definitive science fiction masterpiece. To show their appreciation for fans in their hometown, BioWare Edmonton is hosting a helluva midnight launch party at the EB Games store in Southgate Centre Mall.

In attendance will be the tremendously talented Mark Meer, star and voice of Commander Shepard if you went with the dude option, to sign copies of the game and greet local fans. I caught up with Meer at BioWare’s Edmonton HQ to ask how he feels now that the series is winding down.

Bad choice of words.

“I wouldn’t say they wound the trilogy down,” Meer explained, leaning back in a computer chair inside the studio’s on-site recording booth, “I’d say they ramped it up significantly. It’s gonna be something to see, I think players are going to be impressed.”

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