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The Incredibles (Windows)

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Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    The Incredibles video game features intense action and adventure combined with the unique graphics style and humour of the Disney® and Pixar Animation Studios film.

    Play as all the main characters from the movie and use their unique super powers to fight, sneak, and race on your quest to save the world ... again.

    • Get ready for hilarious action: Based on the plotline of the movie!
    • Choose who you'll be: Play as all the film’s main characters.
    • Fight and race: Each character has his or her own unique super powers.
    • Prepare for wide-spread adventure: Live the film throughout 18 levels.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15388) on Oct 10, 2010.

www.thq-games.com - Playstation 2:
    Disney presents a Pixar film - The Incredibles! The incredible videogame features intense superhero action and adventure combined with the unique graphical style and humour of the next film from Pixar Animation Studios. The Incredibles, written and directed by Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, The Simpsons), tells the story of a family of undercover superheroes who are trying to live a quiet, suburban life, but are forced back into action in order to save the world.

    • Action/adventure game based on the storyline of the movie

    • Play as the film's main characters

    • Fighting, racing, and action/adventure gameplay featuring the characters' unique superpowers

    • Live the film's action, adventure, and humour over 18 levels The Incredibles © Disney/Pixar. Licensed by THQ Inc. THQ and its logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are property of their respective owners.

    Contributed by DreinIX (9417) on Jan 06, 2009.

Manual description - Xbox (US):

    STORY

    ARE YOU READY to play as one of the world's greatest superheroes [known to all as Mr. Incredible] and as his family of supers? You'd better be; this mission needs the help of Mr. Incredible's entire family and friends, too! After reminiscing about the days before he struggled into his super suit, Mr. Incredible receives a mysterious call that summons him to a remote island for a top-secret assignment. With a new purpose, he heads off to the island of Nomanisan for an extraordinary battle of wits and superpowers. Watch out world: It's Showtime!

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (54615) on May 06, 2007.

www.nintendo.com – Nintendo GameCube:
    Insurance adjuster by day. Crime fighter by night.

    The Incredibles leap from the big screen to the Nintendo GameCube and are ready for action.

    Features

    • Play as characters from the film
    • Based on movie storyline
    • More than 19 levels
    • Fight, race and stealth action


    Mr. and Mrs. Incredible used to save the world, no questions asked. However, when they were hit with a series of lawsuits, they hung up their supersuits and tried to adapt to normal life. But a top-secret assignment pulls them back into duty to stop an evil genius.

    You play as most of the Incredibles in a story firmly based on the movie. Expect some pretty incredible super-powers from most of the heroes. Mrs. Incredible can stretch her limbs to unthinkable lengths, which, you would think, helps her at competitions of impersonating rubber bands. The Incredibles' son Dash kicks it into high gear to beat the bus to school. As he does so, the environment gets caught in a heat warp (a cool effect).

    Mr. Incredible may lack creativty when it comes to his super power, but he amply makes up for it with coolness. He punches things really hard. Whoo hoo! It's a tough job being less than original, but somebody has to do it. Might as well be him.

    And what's not to love about Frozone? Not only can he create ice out of thin air, he's voiced by Samuel L. Jackson, making this ice king even cooler. Jackson serves as the game's energetic tutor in the nonstop opening sequence, but unfortunately, you can't play as him.

    The game is highly linear. Most of the action consists of beating up a seemingly endless swarm of clueless henchmen while finessing burning buildings, electrified grids and gigantic gaps. Puzzle elements are absent and you can only play a level as one of the Incredibles, which cuts down on replayability.

    Graphically the game is solid, sacrificing detailed textures and special effects for a rapid-fire frame-rate. The amped-up score is a lot of fun and the voice actors do right by the surprisingly droll lines.

    Characters can grab Incredibles icons to unlock special bonus features, mostly concept art. Movie clips introduce the levels.

    Bottom Line

    The Incredibles brings a lot of energy and wit to the action-platformer genre. This cheerful disk should wow anyone who has seen the movie.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (54615) on Aug 18, 2005.

uk.playstation.com:
    Summary

    The Incredibles, Pixar's latest piece of animated genius is a far cry from the sub-aquatic antics of Finding Nemo - fish is off the menu, and superheroes are the order of the day.

    Mr. Incredible and his family are superheroes in hiding; swamped by lawsuits from the very people they've saved, this extraordinary clan are placed on the witness protection program by the government. Things look up when Mr. Incredible - now living as Bob Parr - is offered the chance to return to his heroic ways again, but things aren't what they seem...

    THQ's action-packed PS2 tie-in takes the movie's plot as its base and then weaves in brand-new elements that are totally exclusive to the game.

    Details

    You'll get the chance to play as five of the Incredibles crew, including Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible and their son, Dash. Each character has a range of special abilities that will come in useful at certain points in the adventure. For example, Mr. Incredible can use his super strength to power through enemies, while Mrs. Incredible can use her stretching powers to perform ranged attacks and swing to otherwise out-of-reach areas.

    With characters and locations that are closely modelled on their CG movie incarnations, and voices, music, sound effects and even footage taken straight from the hit movie, The Incredibles keeps the super-fun alive long after the film's over.

    Features
    • Five playable characters, each with unique abilities

    • Features footage from the hit movie

    • Use environmental objects to take out evildoers

    Contributed by Xoleras (66206) on Mar 12, 2005.