Games Radar writes: Get ready for the massive sequel with our galactic cheat sheet
Though Mass Effect's interspecies lesbian sex scene will forever be emblazoned in the sensationalist headlines of 2007, the game was much more than sizzling blue vice. If you're new to the franchise, or just can't remember all the details about your snap decisions and their far-reaching consequences, this guide will bottom-line it for you. Our goal is not to be completist, but to make you conversant enough to enjoy the sequel. Up first are brief synopses of the races you encounter in Mass Effect, along with notable characters from each.