GameSpy: The Consensus: X-Men Origins: Wolverine Review

GameSpy: X-Men Origins: Wolverine: Uncaged Edition can't hide its influences. Although Raven Software has declared the game "the ultimate Wolverine experience," a few minutes of play reveals a licensed title that smartly grafts a proven formula onto its Hollywood trappings. In this case, Hugh Jackman takes on the role of Kratos in an action game that offers plenty of great moments and fulfilling combat but falls flat in other departments. Yet for the missteps and disappointments that Origins contains it's also an endearingly fun experience.

Loosely based on the events of the film, Origins (the "Uncaged" subtitle refers to the M-rated 360/PS3/PC version) tells the story of Wolverine's background prior to joining the X-Men. Along the way, it jumps back and forth between his escape from the Weapon-X facility, battles with different Alpha Team soldiers, and fighting through several labs and corridors.

Based on what other critics have said it appears that most of us are in the same boat.

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