Game details

Game:
X-Men: Destiny
AKA
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Adventure
Release Date (US):
September 27th, 2011
Release Date (UK):
September 30th, 2011
Players:
1
Online Players:
N/A
Developers:
Silicon Knights
Publisher:
Activision
Rating:
T [Teen]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also on X360, Wii and DS.

About X-Men: Destiny

In X-Men Destiny, players control the fate of one of three brand-new mutant characters forced to choose between saving humanity or ensuring its destruction. The branching storyline, penned by acclaimed Marvel writer Mike Carey, features a deep element of choice, allowing players to customize the path, powers and development of their character and to decide their role in the mutant cause alongside, or against, some of Marvel’s greatest X-Men franchise characters, such as Magneto, Cyclops, Wolverine and Gambit. In this third-person action/RPG, X-Gene enhancements deliver a deeper level of customization to players’ powers, with a chance for players to experience the abilities of their favorite X-Men mutants. Gamers will evolve their mutant skills in unique ways and engage in fast and furious combat, spectacular combo-driven attacks and rewarding finishing moves against a variety of opponents bent on defending their beliefs.

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PSU Review Score
6.5
Avg. user review score:
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Summary

Too hit-and-miss for casual gamers, and tolerable for X-Men fans. Mechanic issues are forgivable only by appreciating the great X-Men renditions.

We like

  • genuine comic book feel without convolution
  • nostalgic X-Men costumes

We dislike

  • unforgiving combat
  • heavy and distant camera
  • random boss immunity makes for unjustified deaths

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Video game renditions of comic book worlds tend to not get the sort of attention they deserve. Unfortunately, X-Men Destiny doesn't veer from that performance. This game is not without its worthy moments, and I am very happy I was able to suffer through the ugly parts to appreciate the good ones. Nothing about this game was amazing, but many aspects felt very fresh and those aspects gave the due credit to the comic book ...

X-Men: Destiny News

  • New X-Men Destiny gameplay trailer

     Activision has just released a new trailer for the upcoming X-Men Destiny, an action-adventure game set in the Marvel universe. Developed by Silicon Knights – makers of titles such as Metal Gear Solid: Twin Snakes (GC), and Eternal Darkness (GC) – X-Men Destiny has players buildin...

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