Bioware has just announced the sequel to it’s award-winning ‘Mass Effect 2’, ‘Mass Effect 3’. Now available for pre-order from Electronic Arts, Mass Effect 3 will simultaneously launch on the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC platforms.

Currently the release date is set for the holiday season 2011. It’s predecessor, ‘Mass Effect 2’, has racked up an impressive list of awards including:

2010 Golden Joystick Ultimate Game of the Year
2010 Golden Joystick RPG of the Year
IGN PC Gaming Best Story
IGN PC Gaming Most Innovative Gameplay
IGN PC Gaming Best Character (The Illusive Man)
IGN PC Gaming Best Visuals
IGN PC Gaming Best Soundtrack
IGN PC Gaming Best Sci-Fi Game of the Year
Cheat Code Central RPG of the Year
VGA Award Best Xbox 360 Game
VGA Award RPG of the Year