Summary: Thor: God Of Thunder takes players through a spectacular, epic-scale original third-person adventure. In the game, Thor battles through the numerous worlds of Norse mythology that span realms ranging from primal worlds of fire and ice to extraordinary planets inhabited by Frost Giants and Trolls to...
Summary: Just when was it that games based on movies became synonymous with low quality? Of course, it’s no surprise why they tend to be bad. Some of the best games take years (sometimes even decades, Mr. Nukem) to finally get on store shelves. That’s not possible when a game is developed alongside a film.
Summary: I love Thor, but this is not a videogame worthy of the God of Thunder. I wish the development team that gave us Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2 would come back together and make all the Marvel comic movie games. Because this does not cut it.
Excerpt: High Impact’s effort may copy God of War’s on a basic level, but it fails to succeed at doing justice to it in any way. Sure, you’ve got your basic melee attack, a power attack, a variety of magical attacks, and grapples.
Excerpt: Like the character it's based on, this middling movie adaptation is all brawn and no brains. Lackluster combat, uninspired level design, and an overlong campaign mean this is one of 2011's more un-Thor-tunate releases.
Pros: Thor's wide range of powers adds some much-needed life to the combat.