X-Men: Mutant Academy (PlayStation)

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X-Men: Mutant Academy is a fighting game featuring three-dimensional stages, but largely adhering to the rules of 2D fighters. The protagonists are a combination of the classic Marvel comics characters and the X-Men movie. Nearly every X-Men character is available, each with their normal moves (much like Street Fighter in terms of the buttons pressed on the control pad), and plenty of super moves to spice things up.

The CD also contains various bonus materials, ranging from movie clips of a fighter after the player has completed the game with him/her, new costumes (each fighter starts with costumes from the comics; the new ones, when unlocked, are much like the ones in the movie), and a movie story unlocked when the player completes the game with all of the fighters.

Also included is a movie trailer for X-Men, and comic art by Marvel designers Joe Maduera, Adam and Andy Kubert, and more.

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X-Men: Mutant Academy PlayStation Title screen
X-Men: Mutant Academy PlayStation The Academy mode will teach you the controls for each character, a welcome addition for a fighting game.
X-Men: Mutant Academy PlayStation Each challenger gets his own loading screen.
X-Men: Mutant Academy PlayStation Cyclops vs Wolverine

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Gamezilla Sep 22, 2000 74 out of 100 74
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Oct 16, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Mega Fun Aug, 2000 69 out of 100 69
GameSpot UK Aug 14, 2000 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Jul 11, 2000 6.4 out of 10 64
Super Play Aug, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 25, 2000 12 out of 20 60
Gamekult Sep 18, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Game Revolution Jul, 2000 C+ 58

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Kartanym (10765) added X-Men: Mutant Academy (PlayStation) on Apr 07, 2001