Now if you don’t like the X-Men or even know who they are, then I guess this isn’t really for you. Basically the X-Men are people who have evolved certain powers, like the ability to move things with their minds or blast you just by staring at you.
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Mutant Academy 2 delivers not only graphically enhanced melees, but also six new playable heroes in addition to the previous 10--among them Rogue, Night Crawler, and Havok, plus two secret characters. The game seems to put more emphasis on aerial attacks, which can only help enliven the fights. If you liked the original Academy, you'll find that this year's class has improved over their summer holiday. --Mark Brooks
As many veteran gamers will attest, movie-based video games usually don't come off all ... more
that well--usually because they're thrown together in haste in an attempt to quickly cash in on a hot film licence. But X-Men: Mutant Academy is an exception, offering plenty of characters, eye-popping graphics, and solid control as far as fighting games go. Computer-generated visuals bring 10 X-Men home in their latex comic book costumes, as well as their leather movie duds. In addition to those characters featured in the movie, Mutant Academy also puts Beast and Gambit at players' disposal. (Rogue, however, is a no-show.) The fighting system for Mutant Academy is built around three special move meters, which can be built up during battle. Once the special meter is filled, you can use your newly acquired moves to perform wild displays of combat skills. Uniquely, the power from one meter can be transferred to another, giving players an added strategic advantage while fighting. The game plays fast and takes skill to master, though it relies more heavily on special moves than combos. Still, it ranks right up there with Capcom's best. --Robb Guido Pros:A 2-D fighter with 3-D rendered characters and an abundance of special moves Offers 10 X-Men in a choice of costumes, including those from the X-Men movie. Cons: Not as many characters as other fighters
Players- 1-2 (link cable and second GBC required)
Genre- Beat ‘em’ up
Now this is a fairly old game, so you probably won’t find it anywhere except game shops that have an extensive pre-owned range. Your best bet is to try Gamestation or a lesser known game selling store. But before you do buy it you probably want to know what you’re in for and if it is worth your money.
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Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
"Before I get started, I love X-men, it is a great comic and a good cartoon to, not that I watch cartoons all day. They even had a smash movie out as well which I loved (can not wait for the second one).
The game is very good and you will get some enjoyment out of it, but to be honest the game can and will get quiet boring after you have played it for a while. There is only so much that you can do when playing this game.
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Can choose what character you wish to play, good or bad.
There's a limited amount to what character you wish to play.
"This is a great game. Why? Well first you can pick what character you wish to play, this can be good guys or bad, it makes no difference! It is extremly funny to watch you fight the same character that you have chosen to play as well, for example: Mystique (blue skinned woman with red hair) againist Mystique! You have a limited amount of character's in this game though, you don't get all of the X-Men or Brotherhood, just the main and/or popular characters. ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful