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  • Summary: The "greatest Super Hero action/RPG of all time" is back with the world’s largest army of heroes and villains in Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2. Incorporating elements of the acclaimed Marvel Civil War storyline, the game allows players to choose their side and team up with revered heroes and villains, including Spider-Man, Wolverine, Hulk, Iron Man, Deadpool, Venom, Green Goblin and Captain America. Players can combine characters’ powers and unleash astonishing new attacks. [Activision] Expand
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  2. Negative: 2 out of 8
  1. Despite the acceptable graphics and high-quality story, this one's not worth your while.
  2. 58
    There's no spark to Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 on the Wii. The same cutscenes are used from the 360/PS3 version so you're getting the story of Secret and Civil War, but other than that you're left with a ho-hum game that packs some dumb AI, frustrating bits, and odd hold ups.
  3. Reeking of a quick-and-dirty Wii port, the game is hampered by clumsy controls, bland level design, muddy visuals, and ultrasimplistic AI. [Dec 2009, p.89]
  4. If you've never played Marvel Ultimate Alliance you're better off getting the first game which should be easy to find cheaply - you might struggle a little with the controls, but you'll have a lot more fun.
  5. 50
    Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 is a predominantly unremarkable title that fails to hook you in any meaningful way. Combat is an integral part of the game, but it is a largely repetitive and unsatisfying affair due to an over-reliance on under-powered attacks and button-bashing.
  6. It's inelegant and underdeveloped, and it represents a major step backward when compared to the original. Halfhearted dialogue, bad AI, unimaginative level design, stripped RPG elements, and all sorts of other factors make the game feel as if it were pieced together on an assembly line and quickly tossed onto store shelves.
  7. A staggering work of technical ineptitude. [Dec 2009, p.71]

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  2. Negative: 4 out of 10
  1. oz
    Sep 19, 2009
    This is marvel allaince 2 it sticks to the core of x men legends. This game is meant for hardcore gamers of the marvel unversive. In essence it does the secret war and civil war justice. The graphics and xontrols may not be all that great but its stll one great game overall Expand
  2. KeithT
    Oct 2, 2009
    I got to comment because my 5-year-old and myself love it! 1,000 times better than the first one.
  3. Aug 5, 2013
    It isn't awful, I'm sure the PS3 and X360 versions are great, but the game is too short and it doesn't feel like developers tried as hard with MUA2 as they did with MUA Expand
  4. Nov 7, 2011
    While I did enjoy this game overall, it is not as good as the 1st Marvel Ultimate Alliance. It felt too short and the characters in the game are not much different from the original. Expand
  5. JohnF
    Dec 21, 2009
    So many issues. I'm not even sure where to start. The bottom line is these issues practically make the game unplayable. Even if you can get beyond these playability issues, you won't have any fun. So odd that the first game (which was one of the early Wii games too!) is superior in every single way. No exaggeration. Honestly. Expand
  6. BrunoBruno
    Oct 5, 2009
    Not even one cool cutscene, poor characters, poor control on wii, worst mini game ever, the first game was awesome.
  7. MarceloN
    Sep 18, 2009
    It's a ridiculous game like the DiRT 2. Ugly and creepy. Stay away for this.

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