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6.8 out of 10

X-Men Legends

In this exciting action RPG you will recruit a squad of mutants Read more

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X-Men: Legends

Just RPG
6 October 2005
  • Excerpt: X-Men Legends is now only a month away! As the game’s development progresses more information has been revealed and new features have been added. Fans of the X-Men and of RPGs can look forward to an exciting RPG experience this September!
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X-Men: Legends

Just RPG
5 October 2005
  • Excerpt: As a big comic book fan, I've been looking forward to X-Men Legends since before I even knew the game was in development. An X-Men RPG? Woohoo! Finally, Raven Software is bringing everyone's favorite comic book heroes to the consoles in their very first RPG.
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Overall 5
5.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 5
5.0
Storyline 5
5.0
Lifespan 5
5.0

Expert Review

Gaming Addicts Network
25 August 2005
  • Excerpt: I've never been too fond of playing video games based on comics, but something about an X-Men RPG just drew me to it. So upon finding the game (and getting it on bargain), I was thrilled with the game, and glad I made the decision to buy it.
  • Pros: + Pros-Patrick Stewart voice acting, what more could you want?
  • Cons: - Cons-Wasn't too fond of the difficulty of the levels
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Overall 9
9.1

X-Men: Legends

Into Liquid Sky
28 April 2005
  • Excerpt: It seems that now that comic books are finally getting some respect in the videogame world, it was about time someone revisited one of the more popular comicbook teams and gave them a full-fledged game all their own. In Legends , players are presented an X-Men world that takes liberties in it's story and history. To be fair, though, Raven Software had to do wonders to build a story without completely tossing out years of convoluted backstory.
  • Pros: Fun team-based action RPG gameplay, Lots of environmental interaction, Plenty of X-Men to use, Co-op is both a challenge and fun
  • Cons: Minor clipping issues, Character models could be more detailed, Getting some of your favorite X-Men near the end of the game is a downer
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X-Men Legends – Review

GameCritics.com
27 April 2005
  • Excerpt: For as long as I can recall, I've loved comic books. Some of the finest memories of my childhood are the days I spent sitting on the couch with a copy of The Amazing Spider-Man learning to read—yes, that's right…comics were a key item in teaching me to read. Unlike most parents, who seem to go out of their way to encourage their kids to read anything but comics, my mother saw them as an invaluable tool in inspiring in me a love for the written word.
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Overall 8
8.3

X-Men Legends

Just RPG
24 April 2005
  • Excerpt: In X-Men Legends , the X-Men made their first appearance in an RPG. In the game, you’re able to take the role of 15 different characters as you battle against the Brotherhood and Magneto, Sentinels, the Morlocks, and anti-mutant supporters. Being the first RPG under the X-Men name, one must ask, does it do justice to everyone’s favorite band of mutants? The story in X-Men Legends largely revolves around a young girl named Allison Crestmere... better known as Magma.
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Overall 6
6.0

X-Men Legends

Just RPG
24 April 2005
  • Excerpt: You and your team are walking through an old reactor building, and all of a sudden, you’re confronted by armed security guards. What will you do? Fortunately you have the advantage with your mutant abilities. Will you freeze your foes? Electrocute your enemies? Barbecue the bad guys? All sound like great options, so you use all three powers at once. This is one of the possible scenes from Activision’s latest take on X-Men.
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Overall 9
8.8

X-Men: Legends

The Gamers Temple
22 April 2005
  • Excerpt: The X-Men have always been a comic fan favorite. The comic’s complex themes of uniqueness and diversity in the face of alienation, fear, and prejudice seem to strike a chord with many readers. Unfortunately the X-Men have suffered a similar fate to many comic heroes that make the leap to console games – i.e., the games have been pretty darn bad. Thankfully X-Men Legends finally bucks that trend and will certainly please the legions of X-Men fans out there.
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Overall 8
8.0

X-Men Legends

TotalPlayStation.com
20 October 2004
  • Excerpt: One of the plusses of the games industry growing exponentially is that games or even entire genres that used to be nothing more than stockpiles of hastily rushed, low budget schlock are slowly getting life breathed into them. The superhero genre wasn't exactly hurting for decent titles, but it wasn't the kind of showcase that racing or role-playing games were for flashy graphics and polished gamely either until games like Perhaps appropriately, Activision's ties with...
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Overall 7
7.3
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 8
8.0

X-Men Legends PlayStation 2 Review

Game Info Wire
16 October 2004
  • Excerpt: "X-men Legends" is a completely new title, it feels like the old title with its four-player, rock-em-sock-em action. But that's not all.
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