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Fantastic 4 (PlayStation 2)

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Description

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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There are 19 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Thunderbolt Games Jul 14, 2005 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Jul 31, 2005 72 out of 100 72
Futuregamez.net Jul 19, 2005 70 out of 100 70
Yahoo! Games Jul 05, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GamingExcellence Jul 26, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
Gaming Target Aug 01, 2005 6.6 out of 10 66
Digital Entertainment News (den) Jul 29, 2005 6.4 out of 10 64
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 25, 2005 6 out of 10 60
DreamStation.cc Oct 21, 2005 5 out of 10 50
DreamStation.cc Sep 12, 2005 2.5 out of 10 25

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theoutrider (491) added Fantastic 4 (PlayStation 2) on Aug 22, 2005
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