Excerpt: You'd think we'd have all learnt our lesson by now. Do not, no matter how good a game looks prior to release, believe that a movie licensed video game is going to be good. It's a simple rule to follow, but one that we find ourselves breaking over and over again. Iron Man is SEGA's video game of the recently released, highly successful and pretty darn good movie of the same name. We followed the game from a distance leading up to its release and we fell into SEGA's trap.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is With the summer movie season firmly approaching, movie studios are rubbing their hands in glee while waiting for the summer blockbusters to rake in money. Sadly, a side-effect of this movie mayhem is that there is bound to be a slew of movie-based videogames hitting the market, and the first of them is Iron-Man, released for the PS3.
Excerpt: It's so easy to be disappointed with a superhero videogame. They always start off with such great potential. After all, who wouldn't want to play as some dude who can fly around and punch other dudes through walls? The problem is, superhero games very rarely live up to our expectations.
Excerpt: Held captive in a cave by soldiers armed to the teeth with weapons of his own design, Tony Stark ponders his fate. Faced with the ugly truth about the world he has helped create, he resolves to turn his genius to other purposes. Stark constructs a high-tech suit of armor and becomes Iron Man, embarking on a quest to ferret out the evil fueled by his creations and salvage his shameful family legacy.
Pros: Flying at top speed, Tearing apart tanks and helicopters, Playing catch and release with missiles
Cons: Abrupt spike in difficulty is intolerable, Levels follow same repetitive progression, Combat isn't very exciting
Excerpt: Considering the mix of crappy games based on comic books like Spider-Man 3, Superman Returns and Catwoman (remember that one?) and good ones like X-Men Legends or Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, we can’t say it’s always an automatic win situation. Is Iron Man a win or lose? Iron Man is an action game based on the 2008 movie of the same title starring Robert Downey Jr.
Excerpt: Son ya bastante comunes las adaptaciones de peliculas al mundo de los video juegos, la mayoria tienen la misma tematica y la verdad esque nunca el video juego supera en emociones a la pelicula. Tal es el caso del nuevo video juego “Iron Man” que hizo su lanzamiento el pasado mes de abril para todas las consolas del mercado.