Whether due to having different writers or just an easier task, Bioware companions nearly always end up more interesting as a whole than the game’s main plot. They tend to be interesting conduits for world building that fill in the minute details of what it’s actually like to live in a crazy sci-fi space opera or medieval fantasy world. Plus the arcs and emotions of unique characters directly affected by the main plot provides a much greater sense of emotional gravity to story events, even more so than talking to random peasants. As a result, Garrus, Tali, Mordin, Wrex, and Legion have certainly left a more lasting impression on the Mass Effect fan base than pretty much anything else in the series.
So how does Mass Effect Andromeda carry on Bioware’s legacy of fantastic companion characters? Here is a review for all six Andromeda companions:
WARNING – Character spoilers ahead, but no major plot spoilers.”
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