Superman: The Man of Steel Xbox

  • Publisher: Atari
  • Release Date: Nov 19, 2002
Metascore
44

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 19
  2. Negative: 14 out of 19
Buy On
  1. Steel isn't a game for everyone, and the repetitive mission structure will more than likely deter all but the Superman faithful.
  2. Cheat Code Central
    60
    To be blunt, the guy who supplies the voice of Superman and Clark Kent was simply awful. In fact, when he said his first line, I actually laughed so hard I could not stop.
  3. Official Xbox Magazine
    58
    The gameplay, however, suffers from severe redundancy. [Jan 2003, p.83]
  4. Flying just never feels natural or precise, and considering how much of it Superman does, this is not a small failing.
  5. A dreadfully wasted opportunity - especially when it looks so good.

Awards & Rankings

#69 Most Discussed Xbox Game of 2002
User Score
6.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Negative: 3 out of 5
  1. Oct 21, 2013
    2
    Superman is tedeous game The repeat tics missions will bore you out The game was developed poorly and it looked like developers didn't trySuperman is tedeous game The repeat tics missions will bore you out The game was developed poorly and it looked like developers didn't try This game isn't for everyone The controls are confusing and annoying Full Review »
  2. BillR.
    Mar 29, 2004
    0
    The controls are confusing at the begining and the whole thing is too repetitive.
  3. MichaelL.
    Jul 8, 2003
    6
    The game isn't for everyone, and I agree that the missions are boring and repetitive. If I was not a die hard Superman fan (and if the The game isn't for everyone, and I agree that the missions are boring and repetitive. If I was not a die hard Superman fan (and if the price didn't drop down to $20) I never would have purchased the game. Full Review »