Those who download and play the upcoming demo for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will unlock special , Reckoning inspired in-game items for Mass Effect 3, and playing the Mass Effect 3 demo will unlock special , Mass Effect inspired in-game items for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. All items are designed my Reckoning artist Todd McFarlane. Sounds good? It sure does.

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’s demo will be available for download on the XBOX 360, PS3 and PC January 27, and playing it will unlock the following items within Mass Effect 3:

  • Reckoner Knight Armor: This armor will maximize damage done in close-quarters combat while a beefed–up power cell feeds energy into weapon systems to increase projectile velocity.
  • The Chakram Launcher: This weapon uses a fabricator to manufacture lightweight, explosive ammunition discs. This weapon is earned after completing the Reckoning demo and watching the trailer at the end.

Playing the Mass Effect 3 demo (no release date as of yet) will net you these items in Reckoning:

  • N7 Armor: Players can unlock special armor inspired by Commander Shepard’s iconic N7 battle armor including Helm, Cuirass, Gauntlets, Chausses and Greaves.
  • Onmiblade Daggers: A holographic blade stemming from Commander Shepard’s Omni-Tool, the Omni-blade allows players to stab enemies in close combat. Once players install and play the Mass Effect 3 demo, they will unlock the daggers.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to deliver this massive one-two punch with Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and Mass Effect 3. We wanted to provide fans of the Mass Effect franchise with a unique set of rewards for diving into the expansive universe of Reckoning,” said Curt Schilling, chairman and founder of 38 Studios.

Below you can see some pictures of said items in action, straight from the demos. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is set for release February 7, while Mass Effect 3 is scheduled for March 6.

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