Excerpt: Our boys love Marvel Super Hero Squad. Due to the nuclear meltdown over at THQ we missed Marvel Super Hero Squad The Infinity Gauntlet. No fear true believers because I saved up my own money to purchase and play this home console game.
Excerpt: My boys love playing with the little Marvel Super Hero Squad toys. A video game based on the toys (editor: and television show) perked my ears right up. To make matters even more interesting THQ is the publisher. They are well known in the family friendly gaming circles.
Summary: This is a company I grew up on, and which I find upon reflection left some impact on my childhood upbringing and the development of my adult viewpoints and approach to life. Amid all the superheroic mayhem, big issues were addressed. Metaphysical and existential subject matter were touched on.
Pros: Undeniably cute character designs.
Cons: Gameplay, see above., Inappropriate and cloying voices, see above., Randomized controls and cameras that leave you to die offscreen in multiplayer mode, see above., Did I mention this game sucks yet? This game, sucks
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet (Wii) Review
22 December 2010
Summary: Every great super hero game has, without exception, captured the feeling of actually being the protagonist of the title, in video game format. Arkham Asylum nailed the 'predator' aspect of The Batman in its combat by portraying Bruce Wayne as a powerful hand-to-hand fighter that nevertheless had to...
Excerpt: Any kid nowadays should know of the Marvel Super Hero Squad line of action figures. For those kids, or adults for that matter of fact, who are not, I recommend that you just take a walk down to your local Toys R Us where you will find oodles of these pintsized takes on the Marvel Super Hero...
Conclusion: Marvel Super Hero Squad is a great children’s game, it’s easy to play, it’s funny and fun, and if your kids are fans of the TV series then I think they’ll enjoy this game very much.
Pros: Decent graphics, Great game for kids (easy to play), Actually funny in parts, Great cut scenes, Multiplayer brawl mode, Decent story for kids to enjoy, Great game for fans of the series, Lots of characters
Cons: Bad Voice Acting, Camera can be annoying, Very repetitive, Dumb AI
Summary: Marvel Super Hero Squad is a multiplayer adventure game that will feature nonstop action-adventure gameplay and epic battles, as well as a breadth of the new, super-stylized Marvel characters.
Excerpt: There was a time when Marvel, purveyors of comic books and all things superheroic, would slap their license on just about any low-quality product that fly-by-night Chinese manufacturers put in front of them.