released some screens for X-Men Legends 2: Rise of
Apocalypse and lots of new details.
the title suggests, Apocalypse comes out of hiding
and strikes at both the X-Men and the Brotherhood
of Mutants, who discover that they have to work together
to defeat this threat. Similar to the original Legends
title, up to 4 players can pick from a roster of 16
mutants. Every level allows for four-player fun rather
than people wait while the leader fights through a
announced so far include: Magneto, Wolverine, Storm,
Cyclops, Bishop, Juggernaut and Nightcrawler. Sabretooth,
Mystique and Toad can be seen in intro. Each mutant
has also had the amount of available active powers
doubled. There have been some changes to avoid overlapping
powers between the X-Men and the Brotherhood. Nightcrawler,
for example, now fights with two swords. With the
addition of the Brotherhood mutants, many more combos
are now possible.
mission locales have been revealed, like Genosha,
the Savage Lands, the temples of Madripoor, and Egypt.
Players can also return to the HQ at any time, there
will be more than one throughout the game, rather
than having to run through already completed levels.
big revelation of the Legends sequel is the addition
of four-player online support for PC, PlayStation
2, and Xbox. GameCube users, while not online, will
still be able to duke it out with a four-player split
screen mode. Both the Xbox and PS2 support this, as
hated foes to united force: Experience the amazing
saga of X-Men and Brotherhood rivals bonded by a
common enemy. Create, customize and control a punishing
team of 4 powerful Mutants, selecting from 16 playable
characters -- many playable for the first time.
Choose from your favorite X-Men character -- including
Wolverine, Bishop, Cyclops, Nightcrawler and Storm
-- and Brotherhood Mutants -- such as Magneto, Toad
and Juggernaut. Instantly switch between team members
mid-fight to take full advantage of their unique
abilities. Combine their powers for even more bruising
superpowers and customization capabilities:
Each of the 16 playable characters has 10 individualized
superpowers at your command, including awesome fighting,
melee or ranged attacks and devastating extreme
powers. Instantly upgrade and customize your characters'
levels and powers on-the-fly with just the touch
of a button so you never have to leave the action.
Empower your character with a huge array of completely
unique equipment items. Switch costumes between
Ultimate, Astonishing and other styles.
attributes such as Strike, Ability and Focus:
Intense online and offline multiplayer action --
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse's online multiplayer
enables up to 4 players to engage in an exciting
story-based co-op mode and enjoy exclusive online
content. Both online and traditional offline multiplayer
modes feature dynamic joining that lets your friends
jump into the action at any time. 6 multiplayer
skirmish modes offer head-to-head "versus"
action, side-by-side battles against enemies and
storyline and choices: Immerse yourself in an
all new, flexible storyline with compelling gameplay
and theatrical-quality FMV created by Academy Award
nominee Blur Studios. Take advantage of over 70
free-roaming zones to regroup, begin new missions,
complete unfinished missions, gather information
and stock up on equipment. Get creative using your
super powers to solve challenging puzzles. Every
time you turn a corner, unexpected surprises keep
you on the edge. In addition, new difficulty settings
allow you to play at your skill level. As you improve,
revisit levels using tougher difficulty settings
for increased replayability.
array of enemies and environments: Demolish
over 100 different types of enemies, from hordes
of Apocalypse's henchmen to Lady Deathstrike and
Apocalypse's 4 Horsemen. Fully destructible locales
are more expansive, requiring even more exploration
and containing many hidden items to uncover. Visit
X-Men locales like the Weapon X facility and the
Infinite Factory plus intriguing spots around the
globe such as Egypt and the South Pole. Everywhere
you go, discover hidden equipment and paths.