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Iron Man review

A superhero game that's more than a little rusty

The plot is decent enough, however, and the voice acting passable, although the script repeats itself throughout each level. So every time you restart, you have to hear the same old advice, one-liners and even telephone conversations again. The cut-scenes appear pre-rendered, yet oddly feature pop-up and re-draw, so it looks nothing like the movie. Also, the FMV camera has a habit of switching, at every opportunity, to whichever angle lets you best see down comic book pin-up Pepper Potts's top, even if that means watching a conversation from the ceiling. Whose idea was this? It’s not sexy or even in comic book style - it just feels a bit embarrassing.

You'll notice that this version has a lower score than any other version - that's not a typo. It's a reflection of the fact that the Wii Iron Man does everything wrong that the other versions do, buttosses inapallingly bad graphics- we know this isn't a 360, butthis isseriously awful-and the gimpiest controls.Iron Man is so jerky to control, he’s totally without grace. Much like the game as a whole, in fact.

May 2, 2008

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GenreAction
DescriptionTony Stark's supertech piece of armor blasts onto the next-gen scene in time for the 2008 movie.
PlatformWii, PS2, PC, Xbox 360, PSP, DS, PS3
US censor ratingTeen
Release date2 May 2008 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)
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