According to some rumors, Amazon Prime Video could, in a short time, propose to the general public a television adaptation of the franchise of Mass Effect, the video game series developed by BioWare which has redefined, in a modern way, the concept of space opera.
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A Mass Effect TV series from Amazon Prime Video?
Amazon Studios, would in fact currently be in talks with Electronic Arts (SHE) to reach an agreement regarding the use of the trademark Mass Effect for a TV series. At the moment, however, they have not yet been disclosed further details in this regard, we do not know yet if the plot videogames will follow or whether it will be a parallel story.
For those who don’t know, Mass Effect is a series of videogames, featuring the tormented commander Shepard and the various crews of his ship, the mythical Normandy. grappling with numerous threats to the established order of the Galaxy.
The greatest of all the dangers lurking in deep sated is surely that of the Reapers, immense and ancient sentient machines that once every “cycle“(A time frame of tens of thousands of years) feel compelled to return to the Milky Way to raid, in fact, all the civilizations present, absorbing them in a collective whole not very dissimilar from that of the Borg of the saga of Star Trek.
Developed by BioWare and published by Microsoft Game Studios, the Mass Effect original is a video game dating back to 2007, released on Xbox 360 and, only later, also on other platforms. The first chapter followed Mass Effect 2 e Mass Effect 3 and an unfortunate spin-off titled Mass Effect Andromeda. The series, which has achieved immense success, creating a huge community of fans, has recently been revived, in a revised and corrected version, with the Mass Effect Legendary Edition (Link Amazon).
If the deal is successful, the TV series on Mass Effect would add to the current offering of exclusive licensed content, such as the recent one The Wheel of Time, available on the Amazon streaming service.
A TV series based on the adventures of Captain Shepard and the Normandy, we are sure that it will be able to be a huge success, even if only thinking about the fan base created around the videogames of the series.