Join our Discord to chat with fellow friendly gamers and our knowledgeable contributors!

atari kombinera


Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters is a tie-in to the 2011 movie Green Lantern, based on the DC comic. The main character is the cocky test pilot Hal Jordan. An alien called Abin Sur, member of the Green Lantern Corps intergalactic police force, crashed his spaceship on Earth after being attacked by Parallax, a being he previously imprisoned. The ring chooses Jordan as its new bearer and provides him enormous powers. When he uses the ring during an attack by employees laid off from Ferris Aircraft, he is transported to Oa, home planet of the Green Lantern corps where he meets Kilowog and Sinestro. After meeting Abin's father Amon Sur, Oa is attacked by the Manhunters, an android race that originally served as the first intergalactic police force before the Guardians of the Universe dissolved it when they became too hungry for power. The game centers around the struggle between the two forces, as the Manhunters attempt to reclaim their position and want to destroy the Guardians as well.

It is an action game where Jordan needs to fight the Manhunter forces using his powers. He wields green power that can take many forms, such as a laser sword that weaves fast and strong attacks into combos. He also has a number of drill attacks, can claw grab enemies to hurl them away and later upgrades provide means to shoot projectiles by morphing the energy into a gun. Incoming attacks can be blocked or evaded and destroyed enemies leave behind orbs, used to gain experience points and level up. Orbs are also found in vases and blue crates contain health. The new abilities Jordan acquires are called constructs. They usually provide new means of attack that are much more powerful, but using them drains a green energy meter. They are stored into a separate menu and up to eight can be assigned to buttons at a single time. At any moment however it is possible to return and assign new constructs based on the situation faced. During the journey green meteorites can be located. Each time the energy of three of them has been absorbed, the ring energy meter extends by one level. There are ten main missions and each one usually end with a boss fight that also involved quick-time events.

The main action sequences are played out on the ground, moving from one area to the next after all opponents are destroyed, but some missions also introduce gameplay in flight. Jordan moves through the air in a single direction in Space Harrier style and needs to evade objects while fighting enemies. These sequences take place in open space as well as in giant spaceships.

The game can be played cooperatively with another player joining as Sinestro. Certain attacks can only be performed through cooperative actions. The game has 3D visuals, both on standard TVs with the TriOviz Inficolor 3D technology combined with 3D glasses as well as stereoscopic 3D on proper 3DTVs.


Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters Xbox 360 The game has some very easy riddles as well
Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters Xbox 360 Grab a energy ball to open doors
Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters Xbox 360 You will also get boss fights during the flying sequences
Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters Xbox 360 Your first major boss, a Manhunter Ultra.

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.

Critic Reviews

God is a Geek Xbox 360 Jun 22, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Splitkick PlayStation 3 Jun 19, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Gamegravy Xbox 360 Jun 27, 2011 7 out of 10 70
XboxAchievements Xbox 360 Jun 14, 2011 65 out of 100 65 PlayStation 3 Jun 29, 2011 61 out of 100 61 Xbox 360 Jun 29, 2011 61 out of 100 61
IGN PlayStation 3 Jun 11, 2011 6 out of 10 60


There are currently no topics for this game.


There is no trivia on file for this game.

Contributed to by Sciere (772202)
atari vcs