Thor: God of Thunder Review

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Thor: God of Thunder Review

Can't touch this ... no, really, don't touch it.

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Concerning Marvel UA 1&2 at the end...I recommend UA1 if you want a bit of a hack n slash RPG. UA2 is more of a straightforward beat em up, with less skills and equipment. I also recommend both in general.
 

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A movie license game is bad. Is anyone surprised by this? My question is, who keeps buying these games? I mean, obviously they're profitable enough because they keep producing them.
 

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Wuggy said:
A movie license game is bad. Is anyone surprised by this? My question is, who keeps buying these games? I mean, obviously they're profitable enough because they keep producing them.
I would say parents since its only parents of kids who like these characters that I have ever seen buy these type of games.

I personally will rent it just for laughs someday.
 

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Onyx Oblivion said:
Concerning Marvel UA 1&2 at the end...I recommend UA1 if you want a bit of a hack n slash RPG. UA2 is more of a straightforward beat em up, with less skills and equipment. I also recommend both in general.
Yeah, I liked the first one MUCH better than the second one. The sequel got rid of the RPG stuff I liked so much the first time around.

Also, no Dr. Strange? Screw that.
 

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Wuggy said:
A movie license game is bad. Is anyone surprised by this? My question is, who keeps buying these games? I mean, obviously they're profitable enough because they keep producing them.
Well, considering they only cost $20 to make and they release them for every single platform known to man, they probably don't have to sell very many to make a profit
 

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Vigilantis said:
Wuggy said:
A movie license game is bad. Is anyone surprised by this? My question is, who keeps buying these games? I mean, obviously they're profitable enough because they keep producing them.
I would say parents since its only parents of kids who like these characters that I have ever seen buy these type of games.
It's either that or a bragging rights thing. The producers want to have a video game to go with the movie because it's an action movie made from a comic book and that's what you're supposed to do.

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anc[is]

Well, considering they only cost $20 to make and they release them for every single platform known to man, they probably don't have to sell very many to make a profit
Also this.

They really should stop though, this kind of mindless crap can only hurt the industry.
 

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Fr said:
anc[is]
Wuggy said:
A movie license game is bad. Is anyone surprised by this? My question is, who keeps buying these games? I mean, obviously they're profitable enough because they keep producing them.
Well, considering they only cost $20 to make and they release them for every single platform known to man, they probably don't have to sell very many to make a profit
Yeah I guess that makes sense. It's like what The Asylum does, if you don't know what that is, look it up. They make mock-ups of popular movie titles with low budget to make people accidentally buy their movie instead. Their mock up of Transformers 2 was actually better than the original though.
 

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You know this game is bad if someone recommends you to buy Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, and from what I heard, that game has glitches.

Also I like to add that it's better to buy the first Ultimate Alliance since you have a choice to play as other Marvel heroes, including Iron Man from Iron Man 2: The Game.
 

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You just can't expect any quality from rushed games like this, but, eh, if you had fun with *some* of what was in Thor: The Cash-In, it sounds like a good buy once it hits the bargain rack.

What were the other gems?
 

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Wuggy said:
Fr said:
anc[is]
Wuggy said:
A movie license game is bad. Is anyone surprised by this? My question is, who keeps buying these games? I mean, obviously they're profitable enough because they keep producing them.
Well, considering they only cost $20 to make and they release them for every single platform known to man, they probably don't have to sell very many to make a profit
Yeah I guess that makes sense. It's like what The Asylum does, if you don't know what that is, look it up. They make mock-ups of popular movie titles with low budget to make people accidentally buy their movie instead. Their mock up of Transformers 2 was actually better than the original though.
Speaking of the Asylum...which is worse, Thor: God of Thunder video game or Almighty Thor the mockbuster from the Asylum?
 

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I dunno it actually looked fun when you have mc hammer playing in the background
 

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Sega is to video games what Uwe Bol is to movies...
Sega has made good games......I wouldn't use a movie tie in game as an example of any companies skill in video game making.
 

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Excellent review, despite (or because of? ;D) the painful Hammer jokes.

It's kind of a shame that the tie-in for Thor was typical movie tie-in fare - although I have actually played enjoyable movie tie-in games before, their reputation is by and large very well-deserved. For whatever faults Thor had as a movie, I thought its aesthetic and sheer ludicrous premise would have been particularly well-suited for an over-the-top, no-holds-barred, at-least-decently-enjoyable videogame.

Nearly 30 years after the terribad movie tie-in game [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E.T._the_Extra-Terrestrial_(video_game)], we're only just now getting amazing license titles like the aforemention Arkham Asylum. Maybe in another 30 years we'll have good movie tie-ins, eh?

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Swifteye said:
Fursnake said:
Sega is to video games what Uwe Bol is to movies...
Sega has made good games......I wouldn't use a movie tie in game as an example of any companies skill in video game making.
Plus, Sega did not develop the game, they only published it. Liquid Entertainment did the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions, with Red Fly and WayForward Technologies picking up the Wii and DS versions respectively. You can blame those companies for a bad game - all Sega did was basically say, "yes, we would like free money."
 

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Canid117 said:
Twilight.falls said:
I really wish at least one licensed game would be good. Not just fine, but good.

Oh did you mean a movie tie in game?
Technically this is not a movie tie in game. It's based mostly on the comic book world/mythos, but in general on the entire Batman "universe".

Really, if you look at them, the Arkham Asylum Batman isn't even modeled on any of the movie versions:
[http://s350.photobucket.com/albums/q403/shralps/?action=view&amp;current=got_milk_batman_dark_knight_ad.jpg]
I mean, yeah, there's similarities because it's, y'know, BATMAN, but the game is NOT based solely on the movies, and doesn't really qualify, in my opinion, as a movie tie in. I suppose your mileage may vary, based on your own opinions.
 

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Zom-B said:
Canid117 said:
Twilight.falls said:
I really wish at least one licensed game would be good. Not just fine, but good.

Oh did you mean a movie tie in game?
Technically this is not a movie tie in game. It's based mostly on the comic book world/mythos, but in general on the entire Batman "universe".

Really, if you look at them, the Arkham Asylum Batman isn't even modeled on any of the movie versions:
[http://s350.photobucket.com/albums/q403/shralps/?action=view&amp;current=got_milk_batman_dark_knight_ad.jpg]
I mean, yeah, there's similarities because it's, y'know, BATMAN, but the game is NOT based solely on the movies, and doesn't really qualify, in my opinion, as a movie tie in. I suppose your mileage may vary, based on your own opinions.
I didn't say it was a movie tie in. That is why that post says "OH did you mean a movie tie in?" at the end.
 

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Twilight.falls said:
Yes, movie tie ins. I suppose I should have been more specific.
PopcornAvenger said:
What were the other gems?
Of fairly recent titles that come to mind: Chronicles of Riddick, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Lord of The Rings: Twin Towers and Spider-man 2 were all pretty decent or at least well above the average for these kind of games. Certainly Goldeneye is the game that every movie tie-in game wishes it could be, but that one actually falls out of bounds a bit by not being developed concurrent with the film. The film came out in 95 and the game in 97.
 

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Canid117 said:
Twilight.falls said:
I really wish at least one licensed game would be good. Not just fine, but good.

Oh did you mean a movie tie in game?
To be fair, that game was made by fans for fans. It was an act of love. And that's love of the source material, not love of money. This game was clearly nothing but a money grab.

I don't know why people are surprised that movie tie-ins are always bad. They don't have enough time to make the game properly. It's like being asked to build a fighter jet in a hour. You're not getting anything good.
 

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Though I have gone through many stilted experiences with movie tie-in games (early in my gaming life, thank goodness), I've always wondered if any gems exist in this ill-fated sub-category of games.

As far as movie tie-in games go, for example, I've always loved the Aladdin games for the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis - both came out at the same time, but were entirely different games made by different developers. Am I blinded by the fact that Aladdin is one of my favorite Disney movies or were they actually good games? I'm not even entirely sure, but hell, every now and then I'll go back and play them and to my satisfaction, they remain still fun as ever. Oh well. *shrug*

Oh and I also liked Goof Troop a lot for the SNES too, although technically not a movie tie-in game per se, I feel it's sort of in the same category, no?
 

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nerfando said:
Though I have gone through many stilted experiences with movie tie-in games (early in my gaming life, thank goodness), I've always wondered if any gems exist in this ill-fated sub-category of games.

As far as movie tie-in games go, for example, I've always loved the Aladdin games for the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis - both came out at the same time, but were entirely different games made by different developers. Am I blinded by the fact that Aladdin is one of my favorite Disney movies or were they actually good games? I'm not even entirely sure, but hell, every now and then I'll go back and play them and to my satisfaction, they remain still fun as ever. Oh well. *shrug*

Oh and I also liked Goof Troop a lot for the SNES too, although technically not a movie tie-in game per se, I feel it's sort of in the same category, no?
no i liked aladdin alot too :). i've only played the sega version though, but i was very young when i played it so who knows maybe it is bad.

and i can think of a decent movie tie-in game. wasn't spider man 2 on the ps2 based off the movie? the one where you can free roam and had upgrading like prototype. my memories fuzzy but i remember loving that and im pretty sure its based off the movie.
 

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SergeantAnt said:
nerfando said:
Though I have gone through many stilted experiences with movie tie-in games (early in my gaming life, thank goodness), I've always wondered if any gems exist in this ill-fated sub-category of games.

As far as movie tie-in games go, for example, I've always loved the Aladdin games for the Super Nintendo and the Sega Genesis - both came out at the same time, but were entirely different games made by different developers. Am I blinded by the fact that Aladdin is one of my favorite Disney movies or were they actually good games? I'm not even entirely sure, but hell, every now and then I'll go back and play them and to my satisfaction, they remain still fun as ever. Oh well. *shrug*

Oh and I also liked Goof Troop a lot for the SNES too, although technically not a movie tie-in game per se, I feel it's sort of in the same category, no?
no i liked aladdin alot too :). i've only played the sega version though, but i was very young when i played it so who knows maybe it is bad.

and i can think of a decent movie tie-in game. wasn't spider man 2 on the ps2 based off the movie? the one where you can free roam and had upgrading like prototype. my memories fuzzy but i remember loving that and im pretty sure its based off the movie.
Recent played and everything, both the SNES and Genesis versions of Aladdin are actually solid and fun. For more "tie-ins", since Goof Troop (don't agree buuuut...) counts are the Mickey Mouse Magical Quest games for SNES, Tiny Toon Adventures both NES and SNES, and some will go to bat for Lion King (don't agree buuuut...).

I guess the complexity of a "good game" now, without costing too much and reaching deadlines while sticking to a level of the movie's script is what kills the chance of having a good true tie-in movie game. Last best example I can think of is the Matrix. Note: Best, not necessarily good. ;)
 

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J.J said:
SergeantAnt said:
nerfando said:
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Recent played and everything, both the SNES and Genesis versions of Aladdin are actually solid and fun. For more "tie-ins", since Goof Troop (don't agree buuuut...) counts are the Mickey Mouse Magical Quest games for SNES, Tiny Toon Adventures both NES and SNES, and some will go to bat for Lion King (don't agree buuuut...).

I guess the complexity of a "good game" now, without costing too much and reaching deadlines while sticking to a level of the movie's script is what kills the chance of having a good true tie-in movie game. Last best example I can think of is the Matrix. Note: Best, not necessarily good. ;)
Dude Mickey's Magical Quest, hell yes. Capcom was really on the ball with the Disney licenses back in the day. And I have very fond memories of the Tiny Toons for SNES, I think it was Buster Busts Loose developed by Konami. I remember specifically the football level vs. Perfecto. Man, good times.

I don't have ill-memories of the Lion King game. I remember it being fun, but in terms of replayability (even for nostalgia), I think I've replayed more of the others for sure.
 

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Twilight.falls said:
I really wish at least one licensed game would be good. Not just fine, but good.
I quite enjoyed Spider Man 2.
It wasn't great, but it was good.
 

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nerfando said:
J.J said:
SergeantAnt said:
nerfando said:
*post*
*snip*
Dude Mickey's Magical Quest, hell yes. Capcom was really on the ball with the Disney licenses back in the day. And I have very fond memories of the Tiny Toons for SNES, I think it was Buster Busts Loose developed by Konami. I remember specifically the football level vs. Perfecto. Man, good times.

I don't have ill-memories of the Lion King game. I remember it being fun, but in terms of replayability (even for nostalgia), I think I've replayed more of the others for sure.
I dunno man. Me and Lion King could never get along. Although, to be fair, I haven't played that one recently. I just remember the 16-bit "I Can't Wait To Be King" repeating as I lost my lives like my car keys. One day, I'll try it again.

But hell yeah to everything else! And yeah, it was Buster Busts Loose. Football level was hype, I don't even know why.

A little more back on topic-ish: I remember my friend actually telling me the Chronicles of Riddick games were good. I think those are movie tie-ins (at least the first one) and at a quick Google glance, they seem to have 4+ star reviews.
 

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This review was clearly done just as an excuse to play that song at the end.
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Fursnake said:
Sega is to video games what Uwe Bol is to movies...
And the Sonic Fandom is to video games what the Twilight Fandom is to novels...fucking psychotic.

So yeah, no argument on your point my friend.
 

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PopcornAvenger said:
You just can't expect any quality from rushed games like this, but, eh, if you had fun with *some* of what was in Thor: The Cash-In, it sounds like a good buy once it hits the bargain rack.

What were the other gems?
I had fun with Tron: Evolution, if that counts.
 

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Twilight.falls said:
Yes, movie tie ins. I suppose I should have been more specific.
You should give 'Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay' a try.

Also, most Disney movie video games are good, but are aimed squarely at children.
 

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Okay guys, you want a good Thor game? Play the movie tie-in game on the Nintendo DS. It's a side-scroller beat-em up and it's really really good. The graphics are bright and colourful with great animations, the controls and responsive with an incredibly satisfying combat system and it's just a lot of fun. The enemy types repeat a lot though but as soon as you get bored with a level it chucks in a great boss battle.

You want a good tie-in game? Get Thor on the DS. Worth it =D
 

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Ive played several movie tie in games that have been at least fun, not very deep mind you but fun. I 1000 pointed Kung Fu Panda because I enjoyed playing it so much. Its nice to have an easy game to chill out to after abit of full on, hardcore gaming. This however seems to be not just shallow but frustrating, which is a shame because it seems to at least partially go in to the Marvel:Thor mythos which I would like to see a little more of.
 

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I don't really consider X-Men: Origins, Wolverine a cash-in, because it was that good. Kudos to Raven for such a great game.
 

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The funny thing is that the game play actually looked fun when it had hammer time playing over the top haha.
 

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Swifteye said:
Fursnake said:
Sega is to video games what Uwe Bol is to movies...
Sega has made good games......I wouldn't use a movie tie in game as an example of any companies skill in video game making.
I am not saying all of Sega's games are bad. Actually I am referring to Sega and their movie-game tie-ins and Uwe Bol and his movies based on video games. Sega makes crap movie-game tie-ins just like Uwe Bol makes crap movies based on video games.
 

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Not every comic book needs to be a video game. Not every movie should be a video game. Things get hackneyed after a while.
 

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"Ares and the Wanderer"? You mean Kratos and the Wanderer, right? In God of War you play as Kratos not Ares.
 

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I remember having a lot of fun with the first three Harry Potter games when I was younger, OK, I had lower standards but still.

But yeah this game just looks horribly boring.
 

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Wuggy said:
Fr said:
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A movie license game is bad. Is anyone surprised by this? My question is, who keeps buying these games? I mean, obviously they're profitable enough because they keep producing them.
Well, considering they only cost $20 to make and they release them for every single platform known to man, they probably don't have to sell very many to make a profit
Yeah I guess that makes sense. It's like what The Asylum does, if you don't know what that is, look it up. They make mock-ups of popular movie titles with low budget to make people accidentally buy their movie instead. Their mock up of Transformers 2 was actually better than the original though.
anychance you could provide a link or PM to them im intristed lol



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Fursnake said:
Swifteye said:
Fursnake said:
Sega is to video games what Uwe Bol is to movies...
Sega has made good games......I wouldn't use a movie tie in game as an example of any companies skill in video game making.
I am not saying all of Sega's games are bad. Actually I am referring to Sega and their movie-game tie-ins and Uwe Bol and his movies based on video games. Sega makes crap movie-game tie-ins just like Uwe Bol makes crap movies based on video games.
How many movie tie in games has sega made in comparison to other companies? I always sort of assumed random 3rd party companies make movie tie in games not a specific one every time.
 

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Canid117 said:
I didn't say it was a movie tie in. That is why that post says "OH did you mean a movie tie in?" at the end.
Oh,my bad. I thought you meant that it was a movie tie-in. As you were.
 

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yellowhead said:
Okay guys, you want a good Thor game? Play the movie tie-in game on the Nintendo DS. It's a side-scroller beat-em up and it's really really good. The graphics are bright and colourful with great animations, the controls and responsive with an incredibly satisfying combat system and it's just a lot of fun. The enemy types repeat a lot though but as soon as you get bored with a level it chucks in a great boss battle.

You want a good tie-in game? Get Thor on the DS. Worth it =D
Totally agree with you man, the DS version of this game was really good. The 2d sidescrolling works well with it and I was pleasently surprised by it after how bad the other versions were. Although I guess sort of makes sense that it was good since it was developed by WayForward Technologies, who created the Shantae series and Contra 4 which are both really good.

If anyone wants to see what it's like, here is a video of it. It's kind of short but you'll get the jist of what the gameplay is like in it.

Edit: I changed the video because the previous video was taken down just about two days after I made this post. Again kind of a short video but I couldn't find a better one on Youtube to be honest.
 

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what is the point in reviewing a game which is clearly not going to get a good score. i can only imagine the decision was made because time was limited or it was just easier to review a game where you only need to list criticsm which could go for most movie tie ins.
 

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Polarix said:
yellowhead said:
Okay guys, you want a good Thor game? Play the movie tie-in game on the Nintendo DS. It's a side-scroller beat-em up and it's really really good. The graphics are bright and colourful with great animations, the controls and responsive with an incredibly satisfying combat system and it's just a lot of fun. The enemy types repeat a lot though but as soon as you get bored with a level it chucks in a great boss battle.

You want a good tie-in game? Get Thor on the DS. Worth it =D
Totally agree with you man, the DS version of this game was really good. The 2d sidescrolling works well with it and I was pleasently surprised by it after how bad the other versions were. Although I guess sort of makes sense that it was good since it was developed by WayForward Technologies, who created the Shantae series and Contra 4 which are both really good.

If anyone wants to see what it's like, here is a video of it. It's kind of short but you'll get the jist of what the gameplay is like in it.
Actually that's not a very good trailer =S It shows off the boss battles nicely but it makes the combat look sluggish and dull and that's really not the case.
 

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Isn't it about time some smart developer make an engine especially designed for movies tie-in?

Most summer flicks follow very similar patterns. You could very well make an engine that is just flexible enough to make a great (albeit slightly repetitive) game in a very short development cycle. Just make the engine capable of handling different types of enemies and events, support all the trappings of the genre,then mash them in "drag and drop building block" development style. Heck, a dev could even throw in a few curveballs every game--I mean, if Bliz's World Editor and Source/Unreal engine can be flexible enough to handle all the mods, I'm sure an engine design around flexibility will handle movie tie-ins fine. Or at least it will be better than what they have nowadays.
 

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I don't really consider X-Men: Origins, Wolverine a cash-in, because it was that good. Kudos to Raven for such a great game.
It's kinda funny that the game is what the movie should have been.
 

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oh I forgot: "God of thunder da da daaaam, and Rock'n Rououl, baaaam da da da da data" :)
 
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Why would you guys review this game?

We all knew it was going to be terrible, could you please review Brink instead?

OT: I just assume all tie-ins are bad. This is no exception.
 

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lessee good movie tie ins

goldeneye
super star wars for snes
lion king for snes
aliens vs predator 1999 (that wasnt a strict movie tie in but used the style of the individual movies to great effect)

and dammit I LIKED ET for atari....
 

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A video game tie-in that's crap, whooda thunk it?

The Wolverine game based on the movie is pretty much the only example I can think of where not only is the game good, but that it was better than the movie.
 

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Nautical Honors Society said:
Why would you guys review this game?

We all knew it was going to be terrible, could you please review Brink instead?

OT: I just assume all tie-ins are bad. This is no exception.
You can hear the reasoning in the podcast [http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/escapist-podcast/3215-Escapist-Podcast-003] this week, but the short answer is that Steve wanted to wait and play Brink with the community and Thor was a good game to cut my teeth on. Also, some people may or may not have been getting me back for previous comments on not having to review/only playing games that I enjoy.
 
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Slycne said:
Nautical Honors Society said:
Why would you guys review this game?

We all knew it was going to be terrible, could you please review Brink instead?

OT: I just assume all tie-ins are bad. This is no exception.
You can hear the reasoning in the podcast [http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/escapist-podcast/3215-Escapist-Podcast-003] this week, but the short answer is that Steve wanted to wait and play Brink with the community and Thor was a good game to cut my teeth on. Also, some people may or may not have been getting me back for previous comments on not having to review/only playing games that I enjoy.
That makes sense thanks for clearing it up for me.
 

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I would have considered buying that game if all fights were somehow choreographed to "Hammer Time", that looked hella fun.
 

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plexxiss said:
what is the point in reviewing a game which is clearly not going to get a good score. i can only imagine the decision was made because time was limited or it was just easier to review a game where you only need to list criticsm which could go for most movie tie ins.
Seriously?

The point of reviews is to inform surely; I want to be informed about the bad as well as the good so I can target my gaming $$$ effectively.
 

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plexxiss said:
what is the point in reviewing a game which is clearly not going to get a good score. i can only imagine the decision was made because time was limited or it was just easier to review a game where you only need to list criticsm which could go for most movie tie ins.
Seriously?

The point of reviews is to inform surely; I want to be informed about the bad as well as the good so I can target my gaming $$$ effectively.
They dont review all games and are you trying to tell me you were undeccided on wether you should buy. all im saying is that there really was no point in reviewing this since no member of this site is going to consider buying it.
 

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plexxiss said:
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plexxiss said:
what is the point in reviewing a game which is clearly not going to get a good score. i can only imagine the decision was made because time was limited or it was just easier to review a game where you only need to list criticsm which could go for most movie tie ins.
Seriously?

The point of reviews is to inform surely; I want to be informed about the bad as well as the good so I can target my gaming $$$ effectively.
They dont review all games and are you trying to tell me you were undeccided on wether you should buy. all im saying is that there really was no point in reviewing this since no member of this site is going to consider buying it.
Actually, I can see your point. For this game you are quite right - nobody here is going anywhere near this game.

I will say though, that whilst the review has no value for us, it might have for the person who thinks it sounds cool, googles for a review and finds this (they may even then join the community - a win for the site). Also this game appears to be so bad that it didn't even meet the already low expectations of it - there is value in pointing that out too.
 

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plexxiss said:
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plexxiss said:
what is the point in reviewing a game which is clearly not going to get a good score. i can only imagine the decision was made because time was limited or it was just easier to review a game where you only need to list criticsm which could go for most movie tie ins.
Seriously?

The point of reviews is to inform surely; I want to be informed about the bad as well as the good so I can target my gaming $$$ effectively.
They dont review all games and are you trying to tell me you were undeccided on wether you should buy. all im saying is that there really was no point in reviewing this since no member of this site is going to consider buying it.
Actually, I can see your point. For this game you are quite right - nobody here is going anywhere near this game.

I will say though, that whilst the review has no value for us, it might have for the person who thinks it sounds cool, googles for a review and finds this (they may even then join the community - a win for the site). Also this game appears to be so bad that it didn't even meet the already low expectations of it - there is value in pointing that out too.
Um, thanks but I'm here and I not only own but love (as does anyone who's played it with me so far) this game. I respectfully disagree with the reviewer but it's flat not true that no one here bought it or cared about it. I think they did a fine job and feel that I got my $50 worth. One problem that I do have with the review though is that there are many game mechanics that never even get a mention?? It was quickly clear that you thought it was bad, but could you please give more actual information about the mechanics and features of the games you seriously review?
 

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They could have made this an awesome RPG where you (as Thor) and your
friends (Volstagg, Sif and the other 2 guys) have epic adventures.
A prequel game, maybe...

But this... is lame.

I will dust off Viking: Battle for Asgard instead.
Way more fun and I already own it.