Mass Effect 3 Galaxy Map Analysis
Two screenshots that were taken from the official stream reveal possible developers plans to allow players to re-visit Eden Prime, Terra Nova and Noveria in Mass Effect 3 video game.
Here are the interesting facts of MEsuperfan that may be taken either as rumors or big reveals.
Above we see....
-Exodus Cluster: Eden Prime and Terra Nova (!)
-Horse head Nebula: Noveria (!!) EDIT: We may also visit Minuteman Station. A cerberus facility located there.
-Serpent Nebula: Citadel (confirmed, I believe)
-Crescent Nebula: Illium. (confirmed as well. A mission called "Conflict Zone" might take place there)
- Hawking Eta: Shepard found the derelict reaper. Possible key to the Reapers' destruction?
-Ninmah: New location. A mission called "Investigate Rumors" takes place there
-Minos Wasteland: On the planet Aequitas, Shepard finds and destroys a Reaper Indocrination device. Possible connection? Also, Invictus (That Turian jungle planet with the deadly virus... remember?)
-Omega Nebula: Omega Station and SR1's crash site. Possible revisit?
-Sigurd's Cradle: The human colony of Watson it there. On it moon, Frankin, the assigment "Jevelin Missiles" took place. Other than that nothing special in ME2. But we'll see....
-The Shrike Abyssal or The Vallhallan threshold (faintly visible behind Crescent Nebula): Garvug and The Migrant Fleet were in The Vallhallan threshold in ME2. Probably a flotilla-asociated quest there. The Shrike Abyssal had only a bunch of Volus planets. Nothing remarkable for now...
-New Location. (just a bit to the left of the Krogan DMZ. We dont know absolutly anything about it). May be the location of the Turian homeworld (Palaven) as it fits the descriptions from the codexes. It could also be the location of the Salarian homeword due to its proximity to krogan space.
Interesting Facts (slightly off-topic).
-The new cluster, Ninmah, is probably named after Ninhursag, the earth and mother goddess in Sumerian mythology. She had a lot of names, one of them is Ninmah (Great Queen).
-Hawking Eta, is named after Stephen Hawking
-Omega Nebula, Horse Head Nebula and Crescent Nebula are all real.
-The Valhallan Threshold is named after Valhalla. An equivalent of heaven in Norse mythology.
-Sirgud's Cradle is named after Sigurd. A legendary hero in Norse mythology.