X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse

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X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse
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Cover for X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse
Developer(s) Zero Gravity Entertainment
Publisher(s) WizardWorks
Composer(s) Method of the W.O.R.M
Engine Quake engine
Platform(s) MS-DOS, Windows, Linux, Macintosh
Release
  • NA: December 5, 1997 (1997-12-05)
[1]
Genre(s) First-person shooter
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse is a first-person shooter video game. It was developed by Zero Gravity Entertainment and released for PC only in 1997. The game was built with the Quake engine and requires the original version of Quake to be played, as the result, the game acts as an expansion of Quake.

Gameplay

The Ravages of Apocalypse features fourteen levels, replaces the original Quake weapons with new designs, and all of the enemies in the game have been replaced with cyborg clones of popular X-Men characters, each with their own super powers; for example, Wolverine has his healing factor, Archangel is immune to rockets, etc. X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse was one of the first total conversions to feature a high profile property.

Release

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse was released as freeware in July 2006.[2] The game's source code was also released, but under an ambiguous license. Modifications have been made to the game to allow it to run as a standalone title. The freeware release includes a walkthrough of the game's levels, as well as a patch which adds new gameplay features and fixes glitches from the original version.

Reception

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
AllGame 4/5 stars[3]
GameSpot 4.9/10[4]

X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse was met with mixed reception.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ "blue's Quake Rag - Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 1997 News". Blue's News. December 1997. Retrieved October 11, 2019.
    Friday, December 5, 1997 - X-Men TC Hits Shelves: "X-Men Ravages of the Apocalypse, the TC that mutates Quake into a battle against the X-Men, has started appearing in stores."
  2. ^ "Game Name: X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse". Archived from the original on July 18, 2015. Retrieved 2016-05-09.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ Berliner, Brett. "X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse (PC) - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on 2014-12-12. Retrieved 2016-10-30.
  4. ^ a b Swearingen, Jeffrey (1998-01-15). "X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2016-10-30.

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