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Watchmen: The End is Nigh
5.5 out of 10

Watchmen: The End is Nigh

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Overall 7

Watchmen: The End is Nigh Part I Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: Watchmen: The End is Nigh wins the award for the oddest Gamer Score point totals for Achievements ever. 8 points? 11 points? While some of the scoring is paltry for what are some pretty tough tasks in Watchmen: The End is Nigh , there are a few 36-point (again, ??
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Overall 7

Watchmen: The End Is Nigh (Xbox 360)

8 February 2010
  • Excerpt: If there exists a comic series more grisly, brutal or morally undecided than the Watchmen series, I don’t think I want to see it. Alan Moore’s vision of a world with superheroes is a bleak place, filled with masked vigilantes combating what crime they can and a super-powered being dealing with his...
  • Pros: Solid combat system, excellent lighting, gritty levels
  • Cons: Little replay value, very limited co-op, cliché story
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Violent but philosophical brawler inspired by the film.

Common Sense Media
11 January 2010
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this violent brawler based on characters made famous by the graphic novel and film of the same name is not intended for children. The hand-to-hand combat is exceptionally brutal.
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Overall 4

Watchmen: The End Is Nigh

True achievements
17 November 2009
  • Conclusion: The story is relatively boring with the same concept in which you fight bad guys at every door or passage way you have to take but with a positive note there are comic segments in which the story is told and their is some funny expletive dialect in which you might be laughing or you might be like...
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Overall 5
Gameplay 5
Graphics 6
Sound 5

Review: Watchmen: The End is Nigh (Xbox 360)

28 October 2009
  • Conclusion: This budget title is fun for Watchmen fans but it’s probably best digested as a rental.
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Overall 6

Watch Your Step

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Remember that terrible overpriced download-only Watchmen beat 'em up that came out around the time the movie hit theaters? Now it's packaged with new levels and released at retail in a box. The PS3 version is $50 and includes the movie, and the 360 edition just has the crappy game for $30.
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Xbox 360/PS3 Review: Watchmen – The End is Nigh (Parts 1 and 2)

Video Games Reloaded
5 August 2009
  • Summary: The makers of this game will look up and shout “Save us” and I’ll whisper “No”.
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Overall 5

It doesn't take a genius to see this game has problems

17 March 2009
  • Pros: Great graphics, Well-written story, Rorschach is always cool
  • Cons: Insanely repetitive, Annoying minigames, Too expensive
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Overall 7

Expert Review

6 March 2009
  • Summary: With all the critical acclaim for the Watchmen comic series and all the hype surrounding the new movie adaptation, it's possible that folks might have certain expectations for the new video game set in the same universe.
  • Pros: Enjoyable array of different attacks, Lively animations pack a punch, Impressively detailed environments, Dramatic lighting
  • Cons: No online co-op, High price point, Can get repetitive
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Overall 7

Watchmen: The End Is Nigh

Total Xbox
5 March 2009
  • Excerpt: A groundbreaking graphic novel with an extraordinary story...made into a button-mashing beat-’em-up? It sounds like a lame angle for a licensed game, but the Watchmen game is an unusual case.
  • Pros: + Street-brawling combat is fun, gleefully violent., + Great graphics for XBLA; enjoyable co-op.
  • Cons: - No online co-op; way overpriced; blah ending., ? Can we please play as Dr. Manhattan in future episodes?
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