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Shortly after teen Alison Crestmere begins to exhibit her mutant powers, she's hunted through the streets of New York City by anti-mutant troops and The Brotherhood. Rescued by the X-Men, Alison is taken to Professor Charles Xavier's School for the Gifted where she begins her quest to learn control over her lava-based powers.

X-Men: Legends is a role-playing game set in the Marvel Universe. Offering single and multiplayer support, Legends tells the broad story of the war between mutants and humankind and the conflict between the X-Men and The Brotherhood, against the personal story of Alison and the role she plays.

Controlling a party of four X-Men, picked from a roster that grows to 15 mutants, players take on armed guards, evil mutants, and killer Sentinels. Mutant powers grow stronger as the X-Men level up, but so do the challenges: securing an aircraft carrier, preventing a nuclear power plant meltdown and more.


X-Men: Legends Xbox Cyclops and Iceman deal a devastating combo to Juggernaut.
X-Men: Legends Xbox Main Menu
X-Men: Legends Xbox To Wolvie, from Alpha Flight
X-Men: Legends Xbox You can change your team configuration between missions.

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X-Men: Legends Concept Art

Alternate Titles

  • "XML" -- Abbreviated title
  • "X-Men:传奇" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Uncanny PlayStation 2 Terrence Bosky (5458)
X-men Pigeons! Oh Wait I Mean Legends! Xbox Classic Nigel (150)

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Nov, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Sep 22, 2004 4.5 out of 5 90
GamePro (US) Xbox Oct 15, 2004 4.5 out of 5 90
GameSpot Xbox Sep 21, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
RPGFan Xbox Nov 11, 2004 81 out of 100 81
1UP Xbox Sep 27, 2004 8 out of 10 80
1UP GameCube Sep 27, 2004 8 out of 10 80
1UP PlayStation 2 Sep 27, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Game Revolution GameCube Nov, 2004 B 75
Gamekult PlayStation 2 Oct 13, 2004 6 out of 10 60


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There is a bug in the Xbox version where the comic book for Colossus is not present. Nabbing the comic would otherwise grant Colossus an additional two points to his Strike and Body.


  • At several points during the game when you are talking with veteran X-men you can get bonus flashback missions where they relate classic X-men tales. An example of one is where Beast tells Magma of the X-mens first encounter with Juggernaut as told in X-men #12. In the flashbacks the X-men have their old costumes and classic look (Beast has no fur, Iceman has a snowman appearance instead of hard ice, Cyclops and Jean have their 60's costumes, etc.).
  • If you go through the bedrooms of the different X-men there are multiple humorous references to their comic past and character. Here are some examples:
    • Wolverine's room has a Canadian flag that has a funny inscription from his former teammates at Alpha Flight.
    • Colossus room has an easel with a painting he was in the middle of making.
    • Storm has a playful personal letter from Forge. She also has gardening books.


The second Raven game not to be released for the PC, the first being Black Crypt.


  • GameSpy
    • 2004 – #7 GameCube Game of the Year
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