Excerpt: Marvel Ultimate Alliance is back, with 24 characters to choose from, tightened controls, and Fusion powers. Fusion powers are available to all the characters in the game, and are done by linking up the powers of any two heroes.
Conclusion: If you couldn't stand Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, Ultimate Alliance 2 won't change your mind but if you love super heroes and want to see a bit more from your favorites or if you'd like to find some new capes to look out for, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 is a good choice.
Summary: The idiom “lost in translation,” comes to mind here. While adapting one of the most epic comic events in recent history, some things were bound to get cut. Unfortunately, those ended up being many of the comic’s more spectacular action moments and nearly all of its meaningful social commentary.
Conclusion: While I enjoyed playing this game, it simply flew by (I completed my first run in just over seven hours,) and the teases of characters who make appearances but aren't playable were disappointing.
Excerpt: For the most part RPG fans and comic book readers are one in the same. Yet there is a small segment of comic book readers that have given up on gaming and some gamers have given up on comics. For …