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This game is a licensee of the 2005 movie "Fantastic 4". Unlike many licensed titles, this third-person action game in the vein of the Onimusha or Devil May Cry series only takes the base of its plot from the actual movie, then liberally changes it to make for better gameplay.

Generally, the game brings in more content from the comic books than the movie, particularly considering the villains that appear. While the movie pretty much only concerned itself with Victor von Doom aka "Doctor Doom" as its supervillain of choice, the game brings in various characters from the comic books as well - the Mole Man, the Puppet Master, or Diablo, to name a few.

The gameplay usually consists of walking the heroic title characters around a level and beating up the various enemies that cross their path. There are mission objectives, but usually the only way to achieve them leads through the enemies and just as usually the only way to fail them is to be overwhelmed by the Bad Guys. Beating up enemies yields points, which can be used to upgrade characters with new special moves or unlock various bonus materials.

To spice it all up, developer Seven Studios have also thrown in a co-op mode that allows for playing the normal single-player mission in a tag team with a second player.

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Fantastic 4 Windows An example of a character's biography
Fantastic 4 Windows The main menu
Fantastic 4 Windows Each character is associated with a different colour. For this guy, who later becomes the Hulk, the colour is yellow. In this case he has to get to the yellow spot in order to turn on the shields
Fantastic 4 Windows One of Reed's special skills is hacking computer terminals. First he gets onto the blue spot, then an action key triggers a mini game

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Alternate Titles

  • "神奇四侠" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "ארבעת המופלאים" -- Hebrew spelling
  • "Les 4 Fantastiques" -- French title

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4Players.de Xbox Jul 31, 2005 72 out of 100 72
PC Games (Germany) Windows Aug 14, 2005 67 out of 100 67
Adventure Lantern Windows Apr, 2006 65 out of 100 65
Digital Entertainment News (den) PlayStation 2 Jul 29, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64
Gamesmania.de Windows Aug 15, 2005 62 out of 100 62
UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Jul 07, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Next Level Gaming Xbox Jul 11, 2005 60 out of 100 60
DreamStation.cc PlayStation 2 Oct 21, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Jul 13, 2005 9 out of 20 45
DreamStation.cc PlayStation 2 Sep 12, 2005 2.5 out of 10 25

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