Excited for the release of Mass Effect 2 next year? Here's something to whet your appetite even more: An exclusive peek at the variant cover for tie-in comic Mass Effect: Redemption. Click through for a preview of the comic itself.
Co-written by lead Mass Effect game writer Mac Walters and Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic's John Jackson Miller, with art from Star Wars: Legacy's Omar Francia, the comic "reveals an essential moment in the life of Commander Shepard," according to publisher Dark Horse Comics:
The eagerly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster science-fiction epic that IGN.com named the #1 Xbox 360 game of all time, Mass Effect 2 begins with the disappearance of Commander Shepard. The story of what happens next — exclusive to these comics — will have the commander's companion Dr. Liara T'Soni undertake a deadly mission of extraordinary importance in the Milky Way's lawless Terminus Systems.
Mass Effect: Redemption is released January 6th, ahead of the January 26th release of the videogame.