Ice slide, ice slide, ice slide! That's what got us shivering with anticipation over X3, the game of the film of the sequel to the sequel. Iceman sliding around the sky on his personal mid-air bobsleigh track - it's the very definition of cool.
This is just one part of the third-person action game that's making X3 a very different beast to the X-Men fighting (Next Dimension) and RPGing (Legends) games that we're used to.
The spotlight's on Nightcrawler, Iceman and Wolverine. Their to-do
The past few years have been very kind to comic book-based video games - but they weren't always skyscraper-swinging adventures like Ultimate Spider-Man. It used to be that every superhero game was a beat 'em up that threw waves of inept thugs at you while occasionally asking you to use the hero's signature power.
Oh, there's plenty of fist-meets-face action in X-Men: The Official Game, but each level is built just for a specific character. Iceman's missions are fast-paced races that involve
Ever since Nightcrawler teleported his way through the White House, drop-kicking and hip-tossing countless armed guards along the way in X2, he's been the one X-Man everyone's wanted to control. And while the past X-Men movie games have been a bland sort, Nightcrawler's inclusion may make the third film's tie-in action game a must-play.
For those not in the comic book loop, Nightcrawler's a blue-furred, teleporting, acrobatic mutant who can literally be in two places at once. Guiding him