It's Mass Effect 3 week, and BioWare's latest is so powerful and compelling it even made it into a Gaming App of the Day post—and a fairly negative one at that. Oh well, at least we've got Snake.

Mass Effect 3 tie-in Infiltrator did not make a good impression on Evan Narcisse, so much so that he took a break from covering the Game Developers Conference to deliver his verdict, and he didn't even do Panel Discussion this week. From that we can theorize that Evan hated the game more than he loves comic books. That's almost frightening.

But do not fret! There's plenty to do this week other than save the universe, like helping a snake eat things, drawing some stuff, or going on a bar-hopping role-playing adventure. Those sound just as good, don't they?

If you have a suggestion for an app for the iPhone, iPad, Android or Windows Phone 7 that you'd like to see highlighted, let us know.

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Mass Effect Infiltrator Presents a Slice of the Galaxy That's Not Worth Exploring

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