Mass Effect Andromeda Squad Video Reveals Link To the Original Trilogy

By   /   Jan 30, 2017
Mass Effect Andromeda Squad

Bioware may have recently released a video giving us a look at some of the recruitable Mass Effect Andromeda squad mates, however it still hasn’t revealed their backstory.

The eagle eyed folks at Kotaku seem to have discovered the past of one character, which ties back to the original trilogy.

The squad mate in question is none other than Cora Harper, who also seems to be a potential romance option for Scott Ryder.

Mass Effect fans might remember the name Harper from Mass Effect Evolution, as Jack Harper is the real name of the character known in the original trilogy as The Illusive Man, head of Cerberus.

See Also: Mass Effect: Andromeda Romance Options Won’t Be Discussed: Bioware

Given that the Pathfinder team led by Alec Ryder left for Andromeda around the events of Mass Effect 2 and before Mass Effect 3, it is quite possible that Cora Harper might be The Illusive Man’s daughter, or at least directly related to him.

Even if she is related to him, it is possible she may not see the world as her father does, and doesn’t consider humans as the only species which should be leading the universe.

The Team Briefing video revealed that Mass Effect Andromeda squad mate has worked with Asari commandos for four years, something which Cerberus, a human only corporation, operatives would never do since they find it beneath themselves.

Also given Alec Ryder’s biography from the video, it is possible this pathfinding mission might have been funded or at least influenced by Cerberus.

The Bio mentions how N7 pathfinder continues to become interested in AI research, something which is also on Cerberus’ agenda.

Since the game takes place a couple of centuries after the events of Mass Effect 3, it is highly likely that none of the Mass Effect Andromeda squad mates know of what transpired back at home and this may just be a couple of easter eggs without any real impact on the story, besides some characterization.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

AMD Ryzen CPU

The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More