Excerpt: The game based on the movie, which is apparently only loosely based off the Marvel X-men comics. Who doesn’t want to know where Wizard magazine’s #1 Comic book character of all time came from? How did ‘Jimmy’ become Logan, and ultimately Wolverine?
M-rated video game is far more violent than the movie.
Common Sense Media
19 September 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a review of the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC version of the video game adaptation of the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine , which is much more violent than the PG-13 movie and has earned an "M" rating from the ESRB.
Excerpt: This is a fairly easy game to summarize: If God of War and Uncharted got together to have babies, Wolverine would be their offspring. While not as polished or innovative as the games that inspire it, Origins definitely sets the bar pretty high for future movie-licensed games.
Excerpt: When it comes to super hero video games based on movies, many experienced gamers tend to stay clear. Incomplete, rushed and full of glitches are often the words used to describe even some of the most promising movie based titles.
Excerpt: pening with the character plummeting through the sky, crashing claws-first into a hapless enemy, the game states its intent early. is a an enjoyably visceral, if flawed brawler that delivers action and claw-based violence in spades, and provides long-suffering fans a chance to play as Logan at his...
Excerpt: Playing X-Men Origins: Wolverine is a very odd experience. It's a game based on a 12-rated summer Blockbuster, but it's more violent than any other game released this year. The violence actually makes a lot of sense when you think about it (although we're still amazed it's actually happened), but...
Conclusion: On a sadder note however, I did encounter several glitches during gameplay that somewhat ruined it. Ocassionally glitching into objects or behind walls, camera angles fluctuating rapidly and on one occasion I actually fell off the planet. lol.