Excerpt: One of my favourite things about being a games journalist is putting together a scathing review of a bad game. You can be rude under the justification of critique, make use of fantastically derogatory vocabulary, and generally go to town with the insults.
Excerpt: Robert Downey Jr. has made plenty of good films and decisions in his life, but he’s also made some pretty bad ones. Fortunately for him, not lending his voice to the Iron Man 2 videogame was not one of them.
Conclusion: Iron Man 2 is a typical movie based game and your mileage will vary depending on how much you like the character and are willing to deal with this very typical style of game. This is a game full of genre conventions but it is not unfun.
Excerpt: Iron Man 2 could have been a good game. Like so many license-based titles, though, it fell short of the mark. That's not remarkable. What's remarkable is that it fell as short as it did and as thoroughly as it did.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Summer is here and it’s bringing all its baggage with it, including this year’s breed of high-grossing blockbuster extravaganzas. And everyone knows that no summer line-up is complete without a mainstream super hero film and no mainstream super hero film is complete...
Excerpt: Videogames based on comic books don't have the best track record, but there have been standout titles, particularly Batman: Arkham Asylum . And games based on movies have an even more checkered past, mostly due to the accelerated development cycle needed to release a game to coincide with the film's...
Pros: you want to go head to head with some classic Iron Man baddies
Excerpt: Iron Man 2 The Video Game is a single player that again places the player in the armor of Tony Stark. This time around though there is a little bit more to play with by way of the War Machine armor as well.
Excerpt: I’m not a big fan of movie based games. It’s a well known fact, video games based on major motion pictures often suck.Â The titles are usually rushed, and they’re never really given enough polish.