For it?s upcoming game, [i]X-Men: The Official Game[/i], Activision announced today that it has pooled talent from the worlds of music, comics and movies. The end result, they say, is a game that will immerse players in an original storyline that serves as a prelude to Twentieth Century Fox and Marvel Studios? upcoming film, ?X-Men: The Last Stand.?
[i]X-Men: The Official Game[/i], is the only game to be tied to the upcoming movie and is co-written by Zak Penn, co-screenwriter of the film, and legendary comic book writer Chris Claremont. Scoring the music is Chance Thomas, renowned composer for such video games as [i]King Kong[/i], [i]Lord of the Rings[/i] and the [i]Unreal[/i] series.
The game itself will be fighting/action similar to [i]X-Men Legends[/i] and will feature Wolverine, Nightcrawler and Iceman. Check out the Mygamer downloads section for trailers.
[i]X-Men: The Official Game[/i] is being developed by Z-Axis for the PlayStation2, Xbox and Xbox 360. The Nintendo GameCube version is being developed by Hypnos Entertainment; the Nintendo DS version by Amaze Entertainment; the Game Boy Advance version by Wayforward Technologies and Beenox Studios is developing the PC version.