Uncontrollable Glee: This is the best. Mass Effect fans are already fond of the alien Elcor, a race of massive creatures that preface all of their sentences with an emotion to convey tone (they also make great Shakespearean actors) — but I can almost guarantee they’ll be even fonder of this adorable plush version.

For those unfamiliar with Mass Effect, The Elcor are a race of quadrupeds that, among their own kind, use scent and subvocalised infrasound to communicate and convey emotion — but to other races, their voice comes out as a flat monotone. When interacting with other species, they make up for the lack of emotion by prefacing every one of their sentences with an emotional state.

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All of this, of course, is compounded by the fact that we’re talking about a heart-cloggingly adorable plush toy. So when you squeeze it and it says something like “Affectionately: I love you.”, you’re guaranteed to melt into a pile of d’aaw-ing goop.

The plush stands at around 7 inches tall, and says one of 5 different phrases when you hug it. Here’s an equally adorable advert for the toy by Sanshee:

God dammit, so cute! The Talking Elcor is available now from the Bioware store, for $30. I’ll take 5, please.

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[via Nerd Approved]


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