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Iron Man (Wii)

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Description

Mostly based on the 2008 movie Iron Man, this videogame of the one-man-army hero has been released for seven different platforms.

The game of Iron Man puts you under the skin of Tony Stark. He is a billionaire weapon-industrialist and genius inventor who, after being kidnapped by terrorists who want to force him to build weapons for them, builds an armor instead to escape. Since then, he decided to stop producing weapons and keeps on working on the suit to fight them back.

The games take the story further, giving the player the chance to go through more than 12 different missions and even fight villains that do not appear on the movie, like Whiplash and Titanium Man. All this is shown through cinematics between every mission and use the voices of actors of the movie like Robert Downey Jr. and Terrence Howard.

By foot or by air, with the first armor at the beginning and in the characteristic red and gold suit later, using range weapons or melee attacks, the game features Stark fighting with armies of soldiers, tanks, helicopters, canons, etc. with the help of an array of upgradeable weapons like missiles, micro-grenades, repulsive shots, EMP blasts, a flame thrower and the powerful "Unibeam". Both the weapons and the suit (propulsion and armor systems) are upgradeable, and there are many special armors from the comics to unlock in most of the versions.

Differences in this version from the Xbox360/PS3 version consist of altered visuals and altered upgrade system (rather than spending money on them, the player's gear is upgraded based on how much it has been used).


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There are 64 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


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The Press Says

4Players.de May 22, 2008 62 out of 100 62
Gemakei (formerly Zentendo) May 11, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Gamesmania May 14, 2008 55 out of 100 55
Gameswelt May 28, 2008 51 out of 100 51
GameSpot May 16, 2008 5 out of 10 50
1UP May 06, 2008 C- 42
Nintendo Life May 22, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 40
Jeuxvideo.com May 05, 2008 6 out of 20 30
Gamereactor (Sweden) May 01, 2008 2 out of 10 20
Official Nintendo Magazine May 14, 2008 15 out of 100 15

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Spenot (8440) added Iron Man (Wii) on Jul 10, 2008
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