October 6, 2011
a division of Electronic Arts and Dark Horse Comics have teamed on a special edition of "Mass Effect: Invasion" #1, the
first installment in a series of comic books detailing the events following 'Commander Shepard', based on the video game,
"Mass Effect 2".
The special edition, written by "Mass
Effect" lead writer Mac Walters and John Jackson Miller is illustrated by Omar Francia :
"...',T’Loak', the self-appointed queen of 'Omega', a seedy space station catering to the galaxy’s underworld,
must defend her territory from a terrifying new threat unleashed by a pro-human organization called 'Cerberus'..."
In other "Mass Effect" news, Legendary Pictures continues
to develop a "Mass Effect" feature film, falling under Legendary's co-production/co-financing agreement with Warner Bros.,
who will distribute the film worldwide.
Producers are Legendary’s Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni as well as Avi and Ari Arad.
BioWare co-founders Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk will executive produce with Casey Hudson.
"...in the year 2183 , 'Commander Shepard' of the 'SS Normandy' leads a team on a mission to defeat an ancient alien
race that invades the galaxy every 50,000 years, wiping out all organic life..."
T'Soni' continues her search for the abductors of 'Commander Shepard' in this tale of friendship and loyalty in the darkest
corners of the galaxy..."
Effect 2" is developed by BioWare Edmonton, in association with BioWare Montreal, published by Electronic Arts. The game is
the sequel to "Mass Effect", released on PC and Xbox 360 in North America January 26, 2010.