X-Men: The Official Game

A needlessly frustrating experience with boring gameplay and arbitrary design, X-Men: The Official Game just is not worth playing.

With three playable characters and the X-Men branding, X-Men: The Official Game certainly had a lot of potential. Sadly, the game falls short in every aspect. Combat is dull and repetitive, mostly requiring players to repeat the same button combination over and over again. Meanwhile, the level design and mission structure mirror this repetition, with the same environments and objectives repeated multiple times throughout a mission, which themselves are sometimes repeated due to several bugs. Even worse, the only segments to break this tedious sequence are marred by frustratingly poor controls. And with the game set before the recent movie, and thus lacking any of its major battles, not even fans of the film should bother with X-Men: The Official Game.

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