Activision unveils details for X-Men game
Activision has unveiled further details about their new X-Men fighting game for the three next-generation consoles.

- After the big success of their game based on Spider Man: The Movie, Activision has unveiled further details for their new fighting game based on the world of the X-Men. The title, called X-Men: Next Dimension, will give the player the possibility to play as one of the popular super heroes in expansive 3-D interactive arenas.

These are the annoucned game features:

  • 20 playable X-Men, plus four secret characters.
  • 8 big maps with up to 26 sections, in order to recreate "the kind of large-scale battles usually found in comics and movies", according to Activision.
  • Unlike many other fighting games, X-Men: Next Dimension should carry on, battle after battle, an epic story enriched by the popular characters of Marvel Comics.
  • A V.S. mode will be also available next to the Story Mode.

The Playstation 2 and Xbox versions are developed by Paradox Development, while the Gamecube version is in the hands of EXAKT Entertainment. X-Men: Next Dimension should be available this Fall in North America. We'll wait to see Wolverine & Co. in action!

Take a look at the 5 screenshots available for the Ps2 version.

(Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2002, 11:28AM GMT)

- Harry

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