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Game #1302
Hall of Belated Fame Inductee  X-Men 2: The Fall of The Mutants    View all Top Dogs in this genreCollection: Superhero Games
RPG   Top-down

Rating: 8.3 (210 votes)

X-Men 2: The Fall of The Mutants box cover

X-Men 2: The Fall of The Mutants screenshot
A good action/strategy blend, the RPG-style top-down view in this game is replaced by a side-scrolling view when combat starts. Many strategic elements are still present (choose a hero to disarm traps, etc.), but they pale in comparison to the fun arcade mode where you get to use cool X-men powers. The game is also highly replayable, since new mazes can be generated, and you can pick 5 heroes for any session from a pool of 25. Plus, you can download the scenario editor below to create your own scenarios. The bottom line: if you are fan of the X-Men, or crave a well-balanced superhero RPG/action hybrid, X-Men 2 is a must-have. Two thumbs up!

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: Charles Griffith
Developer: Paragon Software
Publisher: Paragon Software
Year: 1989
Software Copyright: Paragon Software
Theme: Cartoon, Licensed, Design Tool
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:
Related Links: Official X-Men Bios, Planet X, UncannyXmen.net
Links:    
If you like this game, try: X-Men: Madness in The Murderworld, Punisher, The, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3: The Manhattan Missions

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