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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.

Screenshots

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Windows In Wolf Sense mode stuff is highlighted and you see were you need to go next.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Windows Killed enough enemies - time for a level up.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Windows The famous tank we've seen climpses of so many times (cutscene).
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Windows Find and collect these vintage wolverine suits and you'll get access to bonus challenges.

Promo Images

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Screenshot
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Screenshot
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Screenshot
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - Uncaged Edition Screenshot

Alternate Titles

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

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User Reviews

A limb-ripping good time! PlayStation 3 Big John WV (27265)

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing PlayStation 3 May 25, 2009 8.8 out of 10 88
Impulse Gamer PlayStation 3 May, 2009 8.4 out of 10 84
411mania.com Xbox 360 May 15, 2009 8.1 out of 10 81
GamingXP PlayStation 3 Jun 13, 2009 77 out of 100 77
XGN PlayStation 3 May 02, 2009 7.7 out of 10 77
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 30, 2009 15 out of 20 75
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 3 2009 3.7 out of 5 74
Eurogamer.es PlayStation 3 May 13, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot AU Xbox 360 May 01, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Game Shark PlayStation 3 May 21, 2009 B- 67

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2011 – #10 Top Superhero PC Game
  • Spike TV
    • 2009 - Best Cast
    • 2009 - Best Performance by a Human Male (for Hugh Jackman's role as the main character Wolverine)

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