Parents' Guide to

Superman Returns: The Videogame

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Super, high-flying graphics, mediocre gameplay.

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age 12+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 12+

Superman Returns And I'm Glad he did

Superman Returns is the first Truly open World Superman Game That lets both adults and Children embrace the Fantasy of being the MAN OF Steel by Combating Natural Disasters Robots aliens and Saving injured citizens by taking them to an Ambulance the flying is flawless the combat Combos are fun it's great using heat vision super breath Freeze breath or Running and flying at Super speeds the Storyline is loosely based on Superman Returns the Movie with a few Comic book Cameos thrown in Metropolis Is beautiful Superman LOOKS AMAZING Especially when he MAJESTICALLY Hovers above the Clouds listening for people to Rescue this game has Races with MR.MXYSPICKLIK AND BIZZARO MISSIONS Where you can be less careful and blow up the city instead of saving it if your board being you know Superman the Sound track is a let Down but on XBOX 360 We can rip the Superman Returns AUTHENTIC SOUNDTRACK To our hard Drive and play john ottmans SCORE While playing the game it really makes you feel like Superman In my opinion this game is underrated and a must own for Superman Fans :-)
age 11+

superman returns the video game for pc,ps2,xbox 360,nintendo ds

I think it is on.And best for kids to play this video game.There are so many interesting things in this game.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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While Electronic Arts' latest certainly grabs your attention right from the get-go, the excitement of flying and fighting as the Man of Steel slowly fizzles out. Fans will love the open-ended Metropolis -- you can fly anywhere within 80 square miles by weaving in and out of thousands of buildings and over small lakes and islands. The view from above is breathtakingly gorgeous, especially on the Microsoft Xbox 360 version. The orchestrated music and surround-sound effects are also top-notch.

A storyline not tied to the movie isn't a crime, but repetitive and redundant game play is. Fighting enemies, putting out fires, saving kittens, and protecting the city from tornadoes can get mighty boring after a while. It's too bad the game makers focused more on Superman's flight mechanics and the city scenery over a compelling story and interesting missions. This one's definitely a renter.

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