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X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse – Review

The original Legends scored high marks for a number of reasons—it was a game based on a comic book license that managed to not suck, it was an action RPG with everyone's favorite mutants from the X-Men universe, and it was simplistic enough with its hack-and-slash gameplay that almost anyone could grab a controller and get in on the action. Rise of Apocalypse earns high marks for all the same reasons, plus the addition of online cooperative play—the one thing the first game was missing that really seemed as though it should have been included.

Ultimate Spider-Man – Review

I would say that I'm a fan of Spider-Man, but I am usually not a fan of Spider-Man games. I have fond memories of web-slinging on the Genesis and Neversoft's entry on the PS1 is still the best adventure to be had with Peter Parker's alter ego, if you ask me. Besides those two outings, old Spidey has been stuck starring in a long string of unsatisfying, unhappy titles.

Ultimate Spider-Man – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Language, Violence

Ultimate Spider-Man

Game Description: In Ultimate Spider-Man you get an incredible opportunity to play both a hero and a villain. Control Spider-Man as he faces criminals with strange abilities to defend New York—then switch sides and become the deadly villain called Venom, smashing Manhattan and destroying everything in his path. This original storyline picks up right where the "Ultimate Spider-Man" comics left off, for an immersive adventure.

Gun – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Use of Alcohol

Gun – Review

Famous for its wildly successful Tony Hawk series, they've struck out in a different direction and created a new entry in the sparsely populated Western genre. I'm sure that stuffy suits in a boardroom somewhere are nervous about Neversoft leaving the dry, over-milked teats of the Hawk cash-cow behind, but in my opinion, Gun is an extremely solid game and an enjoyable experience from start to finish, skateboards be damned.

Gun

Game Description: Gun is the story of a man's quest for revenge. When life robs Colton White of all that matters, the only thing left he can trust is his gun. Follow along with him as he seeks to exact vengeful justice on those who have wronged him. Seek retribution as you face corrupt lawmen, warring tribes, cold-blooded outlaws, and ruthless renegades.

Fantastic 4 – Second Opinion

In my book, a superhero videogame's first priority is to accurately recreate the experience of being the hero in question. Although Fantastic 4 does a passable job in this regard, a few slip-ups and some stale gameplay do a lot to soil the illusion.

Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines – Second Opinion

Upon its initial release Vampire - The Masquerade: Bloodlines was such a rushed mess that it put its developer, Troika, out of business. Let me give you a little example to illustrate my point: Its physics engine allowed you to pick up various objects and throw them around. Among these objects were bottles. The problem is, the bottles wouldn't break when they hit the ground.

Fantastic 4 – Review

Okay, I got the review copy of Fantastic Four and I checked it out. Also, thanks for including that $20 you owed me from our poker night. By the way, when's Jones going to cough up that $175? Baby needs a new pair of shoes, you know. ; )

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