I was called a mutant once. Once.
X-MEN LEGENDS POWERS IN TO RETAIL OUTLETS NATIONWIDE
Santa Monica, CA - September 21, 2004 - The mutant battle rages on to North
American retail shelves with the release of Activision, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:
ATVI) X-Men™ Legends. An epic action-RPG featuring a compelling
storyline written by former X-Men™ comic book writers, the game allows
players to pick and customize a team of legendary X-Men from the Marvel
Universe to combat evil and protect the fate of mankind from certain doom.
Developed by Raven Software, X-Men Legends has already received critical
acclaim, earning an "Editors' Choice" award from IGN.com. The title is
currently available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system,
Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube™ for a
suggested retail price of $49.99 and carries a "T" ("Teen" - Blood,
Violence) rating by the ESRB.
"X-Men Legends is the only game that allows players to fully customize and
develop their ultimate dream team of 15 of Marvel's most popular X-Men
characters," states Kathy Vrabeck, president, Activision Publishing, Inc.
"The game's original storyline is full of plot twists and turns that will
captivate players and enlist them in the most immersive X-Men quest ever."
X-Men Legends challenges players to master the attributes of their favorite
X-Men characters by creating, customizing and controlling teams of four
mutants in real time, as they embark on a quest to stop the extinction of
mankind. Throughout the action-filled saga players assume the role of up to
15 popular X-Men characters, each with individual mutant powers and fighting
skills, including Wolverine, Gambit, Nightcrawler and Storm. Gamers select
specific X-Men characters depending on each mission and unlock new playable
mutants and super powers as they battle the Brotherhood of Mutants and other
Marvel villains in fully interactive and destructible 3-D environments.
Along the way, players lead teams of mutants on a variety of challenging
missions set in some of the most popular locations from the X-Men comics,
including the X- Mansion, New York City and the infamous Weapon X facility.
Gamers can adventure alone or team up with friends to battle in up to a
4-player co-operative mode for dynamic Super Hero action.