Jul 18, 201140Most games adapted from famous comic franchises with super heroes are crap. Some very few ones are brilliant. Green Lantern is neither. It's linear, repetitive and it lacks ambition and ideas, ending up below your average action game, but the variety of weapons and overall combat gameplay are still satisfying. They offer a decent way to vent, if only for short bursts of play, either by oneself or with a friend.
7As a Green Lantern comic fan, I was hoping this game would be... passable. We all know why I say 'passable'... most videogame/movie tie-ins are not very good as a rule.
So when no reviews were popping up, I was saying 'uh-oh'... just like the rest of you. However, my impulsive nature, combined with some 'trade-in' credits pushed me over the edge, so I picked it up.
I can safely say that as a Green Lantern fan, and as a fan of God of War AND Panzer Dragoon-esque games, Rise of the Manhunters is a lot of fun.
Starting off on Oa with some rudimentary constructs, you will move through the story (which seems to come after the movie) and unlock new constructs, for even more playful ways to smash your enemies.
It's not going to win any awards for originality, since it cribs so heavily from other games, but I can safely say that after playing it for around 3 hours, I let out a sigh of relief at not wasting my money.
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This game is pretty cool. I was wanting on the reviews before I bought the game however there are still no reviews as of this writing. So I said what the hell and bought the game anyway. I actually like it! The graphics are awesome, the combat is fun. You get to level up and buy upgrades. It's a hack-n-slash God Of War-type of game. It offers two player non-splitscreen co-op. All in all it's a good game. I don't know what the "official" scores will be yet, but if this game gets bad reviews then I will lose faith in the entire video game rating industy.… Full Review »