Somewhere on my long list of things I love about the Mass Effect series is its galaxy map music. The galaxy map is your door to explore the games expansive universe, and the size of it all is pretty damn impressive. As you engage your map aboard the normandy the chatter on board the slowly fades. Cue the damn near perfect galaxy map music –>
Mass Effect 2 Galaxy Theme:
Mass Effect Andromeda Galaxy Theme:
I had never assumed saving the world would be easy. In fact, there were countless points throughout the games where we were basically guaranteed we would fail. In between these times of frustration and the general fear of failure, the galaxy map music represented a much-need, perpetual sense of optimism.