Marvel Ultimate Alliance does a 360

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  1. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    I was just scrolling through myspace when I checked a bulletin from Marvel: Ultimate Alliance the official space and lo and behold

    "Expanding on the experience of controlling the world’s largest army of Super Heroes on the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today plans to release Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Heroes and Villains. The expansion packs feature eight new playable characters: The Incredible Hulk, Magneto, Hawkeye, Sabretooth, Doctor Doom, Cyclops, Nightcrawler and Venom, each complete with new signature powers, skins, dialog, conversations and achievement points. The download will be available in April via the Xbox Liveâ Marketplace online gaming service."

    " “The signature gameplay of Marvel: Ultimate Alliance has made it a favorite among fans, as well as the best-selling Super Hero game on the Xbox 360 to-date,” said Rob Kostich, vice president of global brand management, Activision, Inc. “By adding some of the biggest names in the Marvel Universe to the roster we’re enabling Xbox 360 gamers to build a variety of all-new teams and enjoy the epic action in brand new ways.”"


    Le sigh, one can only hope the Wii version will include this update or a variation of it at some point but good news for all 360 owners! Unless it's an April Fool's Joke...
     
  2. OmegaScourge

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    i was thinking of posting this (found the story at gamearefun) but i figured the fact that its just characters and not stories/stages, that it'd be "eh" news. Dont think its a AFJ either.

    from GAF: A hero or villain pack will go for 500 points ($6.25) on their own. Or you can buy the hero and villain pack together for 800 points ($10). Heroes and Villains gamer pic packs will also be available for 80 Microsoft points each ($1). All the packs will be available some time in April. No word was given about a possible release of these updates on the PlayStation Store for PS3 owners.
     
  3. TheIncredibleHulk

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    I'll go buy the game so I can play as the Hulk alone. The others are just a bonus. I rented it a few weeks ago. Great game, but needed to have the Hulk in it.
     
  4. Cruellock

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    VENOM?! Man, now I really wish I had a 360... Maybe this will be available for the PC version of the game..
     
  5. Seth Buzzard

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    Cool although $10 seems like lot for 8 characters.

    It’s not even April and this is at lest the 3rd time in the last couple days I have seen some one say something like that about some news.

    Using some of them will make some parts of the game seem weird (trying not to give anything away for people that haven’t played it yet).
     
  6. Primus

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    Yeah, that's what I was thinking. I can see dropping $5 for all of them but not $10. I fear what this kind of thing might lead to.
     
  7. mrhillz

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    Not bad, but I have to echo what Primus said. It's almost horse armor all over again :(  .
     
  8. Chrono Grimlock

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    Hence the "..." twas a joke, I was being facetious.


    Anyway, really hoping for a Wii bonus!
     
  9. DevilzFan

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    Hopefully this'll be a download for us PC MUA'ers in the future, and one without a price tag.
     
  10. Shipley

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    the Wii doesn't have the storage capacity or infrastructure to offer a download add-on like this.
     
  11. KidDynamite

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    To be fair, March is traditionally the month for April Fool's jokes in gaming, since magazines ship their April issues in March. Still, since in this particular case it's sourcing a web post and not a magazine article, yeah, probably not an April Fool's joke here.
     
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    They did say that they were planning additional character downloads. But, if nothing else, the rumoured price is a joke, real or not :O
     
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    I’ll probably buckle and get them regardless of the cost just because having new characters should inspire me to play the game again and get that last few achievements.

    On that note I need to finish the story in Oblivion before that massive add on comes out.
     
  15. Wing alpha

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    I will buy. I arprove.
    and bring me hulk! and venom!
     
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    Excellent. Some great choices in there. Lets hope they make one or two more packs in the months to come.
     
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    awesome, hulk smash.
     
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    i hope the TF game will utilize character downloads in the future

    that would rock so hard xD
     
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    While new characters is good news, some of these would cause a problem with the actual game story.

    I'll remain skeptical, but would buy them when they are available.
     
  20. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    this game has a story?
     

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