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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition)

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
74
4.8
Windows
78
4.2
Xbox 360
73
4.2
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Description

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition) is the release for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC and differs greatly from the version for Wii, PlayStation 2, PSP and NDS which is just called X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

The game follows the story of the movie of the same name detailing the background of Logan aka Wolverine before he joined the X-Men. Starting on the last mission of the elite military force known as Team X, the player witnesses Kayla's death, escapes from Weapon Factory X with his new reinforced skeleton and ultimately helps Wolverine to have his revenge on Victor Creed aka Sabretooth. In between dozens of enemies including a few boss fight require extensive use of the famous steel blades. Wolverine makes use of several different combos and finishers while slashing through his enemies converting his normal light and hard attacks into serious damage. Often it's even possible to incorporate the environment into the cause of death of an enemy by throwing him onto a spike or something similarly hurtful. The player has also access to four Fury Attacks. These attacks are very powerful but require rage in order to be executed. Rage on the other hand is collected simply by killing enemies. In addition the game makes use of Quick Time Events to unfold scripted cinematic sequences.

By killing enemies Logan gains experience points (including a multiplier if he defeats them in rapid succession) as well as by finding dog tags hidden on dead soldiers around the levels. Once he has gained enough experience Wolverine advances a level, gaining not only more health but also skill points. These can then be used to learn new combos or increase the strength of already known ones. Besides the dog tags, Wolverine's old suits from the comics are hidden in the levels. Finding all of them unlocks bonus challenges and allows the player to use the corresponding suit in the normal game.

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition) Windows The loading screen provides insights into the lore as well as famous quotes.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition) Windows Killed enough enemies - time for a level up.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition) Windows One of the many Quick Time Events
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition) Windows Only pre-defined dead soldiers have dog tags worth 500xp.

Alternate Titles

  • "Люди Икс: Начало - Росомаха" -- Russian spelling
  • "X-Men Orígenes: Lobezno (Uncaged Edition)" -- Spanish title

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A limb-ripping good time! PlayStation 3 Big John WV (25282)

The Press Says

Worth Playing PlayStation 3 May 25, 2009 8.8 out of 10 88
411mania.com Xbox 360 May 15, 2009 8.1 out of 10 81
GameFocus PlayStation 3 May 27, 2009 7.8 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox 360 Apr 30, 2009 15 out of 20 75
Gamervision PlayStation 3 Jun 10, 2009 7.25 out of 10 72
Pelaajalehti PlayStation 3 Apr 28, 2009 7 out of 10 70
DarkZero PlayStation 3 May 12, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot AU PlayStation 3 May 01, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy PlayStation 3 May 07, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamer.nl PlayStation 3 May 08, 2009 6 out of 10 60

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