Unofficial Mass Effect design compo inspires impressive entries: Volus Chef, Elcor tank

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Expert artists and modelers have been creating new characters for the Mass Effect universe as part of an ongoing competition on CGHub , Kotaku report. It's not associated with Bioware, so there's little chance they'll appear in an upcoming Mass Effect game, but that's hardly dented the enthusiasm of the entrants.

I'll kick off with Mosena's portrayal of Thane's too-cool-for-school grandson, locked into a wearable version of KITT from Knight Rider, except a thousand times cooler than I've made that sound, though an assassin that squabbles over morality with the AI in his armour could be an entertaining set-up for an emotionally stunted killer. See pictures of some of our favourite entries below.

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by Mosena .

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by Danitchu

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By Guedin .

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By Mhattaran .

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Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.