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Metareview - Marvel Ultimate Alliance

The ongoing debate over which superhero universe reigns supreme may never be settled, but Marvel Comics is looking like the clear winner in the gaming space with Activision's release of Marvel Ultimate Alliance. There's no Incredible Hulk (he's in Vivendi's game), but just about everyone else from ...

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Shell head and Stretcho highlight new Alliance trailers

In less than three weeks, Activision will begin shipping Marvel Ultimate Alliance, and there's been a steady stream of trailer updates over the past month. Iron Man and Mr. Fantastic are the latest attractions, and although these heroes are both geniuses, they have their flaws -- one has a drinking...

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Marvel Universe Online trailer update

Marvel Universe Online caught the attention of many true believers at X06, and now the MMO's trailer is available on the web. Microsoft and Cryptic Studios haven't included any gameplay sequences, but the extended CGI clip teases us with the usual suspects from the House of Ideas. Everyone seems to...

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Wii game testers wanted: must have flailing arms

An article on MTV News delves into the process of creating and testing gestures for the Wii version of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (the one without hyper-realistic graphics) and highlights how videogame testing is affected by Nintendo's unique approach to gaming. Unlike traditional games that might po...

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Interview indulges Marvel: Ultimate Hype

We're regular readers of Superhero Hype!, a fact rendered unsurprising given our unhealthy obsession with gravity-defying men and women in brightly colored garb. The site recently posted a drab interview with Matthew Paul, producer of the upcoming altruistic all-stars adventure, Marvel: Ulltimate Al...

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance to feature unexciting controls

Though the many Marvel characters duking it out in Ultimate Alliance frequently find themselves doing somersaults, hurling punches and generally super-spazzing out, it's not an accurate expectation for the players of the game to perform similar feats. Speaking at the recently concluded Comic-Con, Ac...

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New Marvel Ultimate Alliance media

WorthPlaying has posted ten new screens from Marvel Ultimate Alliance, and there's an updated trailer and Nightcrawler vid over at GameTrailers. Due in October, Marvel's latest action-RPG includes a healthy sampling of playable characters, although I've yet to see Iron Man on any confirmed roster l...

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Ultimate Alliance new screens

WorthPlaying has uploaded 35 new screens from Activision's Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, the action-RPG that will let you form your own superhero team using Stan Lee and Company's greatest creations. Nice shot, Cap! See also: Marvel heroes unite for Ultimate Alliance...

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Marvel heroes unite for Ultimate Alliance

With the success of the X-Men Legends series, it was only a matter of time before Activision applied the popular hack and slash-RPG formula to the rest of the Marvel universe. We'll see the result at the end of the year when they release Marvel: Ultimate Alliance. Like the Legends games, Alliance ...

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