SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 20 - The epic battle to save humankind rages on with the release of X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse, the sequel to the best selling X-Men title ever, X-Men Legends, inspired by Marvel's legendary Super Hero team. The all-new action-role playing game (RPG) allows gamers to create Super Hero dream teams featuring popular X-Men and classic Brotherhood villains as they unite for the first time ever to overcome the ultimate evil -- Apocalypse -- and prevent one of the most devastating attacks ever against mankind. The action filled saga unfolds through challenging single player missions and groundbreaking new online multiplayer modes.
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse is available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and Nintendo GameCube(TM) for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and has been rated "T" (Teen with mild language and violence) by the ESRB. The PC/CD-ROM version of X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse is available for a suggested retail price of $39.99 and has been rated "T" (Teen with mild language and violence) by the ESRB. Later this fall, the PSP(TM) (PlayStation®Portable) system version of X-Men Legends: Rise of Apocalypse will be available for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and rated "T" (Teen with mild language and violence) by the ESRB.
In X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse, players create, customize and control teams of four mutants from 16 all-time favorite X-Men and classic Brotherhood villains from the Marvel Universe. With the X-Men and Brotherhood fighting side-by-side for the first time, players switch instantly between teammates wielding many more super powers and skills than X-Men Legends, as they overcome obstacles, solve puzzles and defeat more than 100 types of enemies including Lady Deathstrike and the notorious Four Horsemen of Apocalypse. Delivering significant gameplay enhancements over the first title, X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse challenges players to explore immense, destructible environments set in classic X-Men locations like Genosha and the Infinite Factory, and exotic worldly locales like Egypt and the Savage Lands in both single player and, for the first time ever, online multiplayer action including six multiplayer skirmish modes that offer head-to-head action, fierce battles against enemies, exclusive online content and more.
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