The latest episode of Did You Know Gaming dives into the Mass Effect series and explores the origins of the shifty looking cow.

In the video below, you will learn how the game's alien races came to be, how much Star Wars and Star Trek influenced the Mass Effect universe, and how the shifty cow that steals your money on planet Ontarom came to exist.

You can check out other videos from the Did You Know Gaming channel covering Dragon Quest, Castlevania, Zelda, Final Fight, Doom, Dragon Ball Z, Super Smash Bros., Team Fortress 2, Harvest Moon, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, the history of the Nintendo 64, the PlayStation, and two covering the Game Boy by hitting the links.

For more on Mass Effect's origins, check out our origin of the species feature by heading here.