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Link, Spider-Man and the alliance that never was

By Spencer . November 24, 2007 . 9:18pm

The always entertaining Surfer Girl has a neat tidbit about the Wii version of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance over at such things that never was. Before Marvel: Ultimate Alliance shipped to stores Samus and Link were supposed to appear alongside Spider-Man and the Hulk. However, Nintendo did not give Activision approval to do this and the […]

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Sega’s Incredible Hulk game handled by movie game veterans

By Spencer . August 10, 2007 . 3:47pm

I’m not sure whether to file this as a pro or con for the 2008 Incredible Hulk game, but Edge of Reality is taking care of it. This is the same studio that developed Shark Tale and Over the Hedge for Ubisoft. While those were less than stellar titles in the eyes of the general […]

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A look at Sega’s Iron Man

By Spencer . July 17, 2007 . 3:42pm

In a behind the scenes presentation I got to see Iron Man on the Xbox 360. In the short demo Iron Man flew around tundra shooting chest beams. Secret Level cleverly linked Iron Man’s suit power to his life bar. If you keep shooting chest rays, you use up the suit’s power and begin draining […]

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Retro Revival: Spider Man on the 2600

By Spencer . May 3, 2007 . 8:26am

While North America is getting ready to see Spider Man 3 this weekend and some fans are drooling over Treyarch’s “next-gen” Spider Man game, I’m reminded of the first Spider Man video game made by Parker Brothers for the Atari 2600. For an Atari game Spider Man doesn’t look that bad, you can actually distinguish […]

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Sega teams up with Marvel, Captain America game in the pipeline

By Spencer . April 18, 2007 . 7:22am

Previously Sega announced they acquired the rights to make a video game based on the upcoming Iron Man movie. Now Sega picked up the rights to develop games based on Marvel’s Hall of Fame franchises, which includes The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain America. Sega will have an Incredible Hulk game ready when the film […]

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Making dream fights in WWE: Smackdown vs. Raw

By Spencer . January 31, 2007 . 2:57pm

I’ve never been into THQ’s Smackdown vs. Raw series, but the character creation system has given me some incentive to check it out. Using Smackdown vs. Raw’s character creator one gamer a fight between Ronald McDonald and the Hamburgler. Below are some more pictures of matches between Jill Valentine and Nemesis and a tag time […]

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How SIXAXIS works with Marvel Ultimate Alliance

By Spencer . November 14, 2006 . 8:29am

  Yesterday we showed a video of the freeform fighting system for the Wii version of Marvel Ultimate Alliance and today we have some tidbits on how the motion controls work in the Playstation 3 version. After speaking with a representative from Activision we learned that SIXAXIS control will be implemented throughout the game. By […]

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Motion controlled Marvel superheroes

By Spencer . November 13, 2006 . 11:36am

Activision already shipped out Marvel Ultimate Alliance for the PS2, Xbox 360 and pretty much every other console on the market. With the Wii and PS3 looming there is a new version of the same game that adds in a motion based fighting system. From the clip of people playing the Wii version it looks […]

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Watch: Marvel Ultimate Alliance PS3 trailer

By Spencer . October 20, 2006 . 2:18pm

While Marvel Ultimate Alliance is shipping for every system under the sun, minus the Gamecube, each “next-gen” version is different from the other. You’re still going to be creating a team of Marvel super heroes and saving the comic book universe from ultimate destruction in every version of the game, but the control scheme is […]

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Hands on with Spider Man Battle for New York

By Spencer . July 31, 2006 . 12:01pm

With no movie tie in until next year, Activision continues the Spider-Man video game series with Battle for New York on the DS and GBA. The game has a cartoon style similar to Ultimate Spiderman and gameplay similar to Spider Man 2 for the DS. Players move Spider-Man through 2D side scrolling levels while fighting […]

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