Clash of the Titans (video game)

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Clash of the Titans
Clash Video Game Cover.jpg
Official cover art
Developer(s) Game Republic
Hexadrive
Publisher(s) Namco Bandai Games
Distributor(s) Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Bandai
Platform(s) PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Release date(s)
  • AUS 3 June 2010
  • JP 17 June 2010
  • NA 27 July 2010
Genre(s) Action-adventure

Clash of the Titans is a 2010 video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 based on the film of the same name.

Gameplay[edit]

The game features hack and slash combat. Some of the fights end with quick time sequences. The player can use points to upgrade their weapons. In some sections of the game the player has their weapons removed and has to fight by hand. The gameplay features frequent loading times.[2] The player can perform both light and heavy attacks and can hold buttons to release special attacks. The player can wield swords, bones, bows, and scorpion tails. The enemies have health bars with colors to show how much health they have left.[3]

Development[edit]

The game was developed by Game Republic and published by Namco Bandai Games.[3] The game was originally going to be published by Brash Entertainment,[4] before it was picked up by Namco.[5]

Plot[edit]

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

Reception[edit]

Like the film, the game received negative reviews from critics.[6] GameSpot awarded the game 4.5 out of ten and said "Clash of the Titans is a predictable, derivative experience."[7] PlayStation Universe awarded it 4.0 out of ten and said " It's one heck of a boring slog; a repetitive, mind-numbing game devoid of personality and lacking in style or substance."[8] Eurogamer awarded it three out of ten and said "there simply isn't room in the limited confines of the hackandslash genre for a wonky also-ran like this."[9] Game Informer awarded it 4 out of ten and said "Everything here has been done better in a dozen other games".[10] The magazine Gamesmaster awarded it 45% and said "Yeah, it's bad". PSM3 Magazine UK awarded it 42% and called it "Consistently miserable." The game has a 41/100 rating on Metacritic.[11] The Guardian awarded it two out of five and called it a "frustrating player experience".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clash of the Titans for PlayStation 3 - Clash of the Titans PlayStation 3 Game - Clash of the Titans PlayStation 3 Video Game". Uk.gamespot.com. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Nicky Woolf (28 May 2010). "Clash of The Titans for Xbox 360 and PS3 | Game review | Technology | guardian.co.uk". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Clash of the Titans Review for PlayStation 3 - GameSpot". Uk.gamespot.com. 28 May 2010. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Video Game News - Video Game Articles - Video Game Information". Uk.gamespot.com. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  5. ^ Sinclair, Brendan (28 May 2010). "Clash of the Titans descending next spring - PlayStation 3 News at GameSpot". Uk.gamespot.com. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "Clash of the Titans Reviews for Xbox 360". Metacritic. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  7. ^ Chiappini, Dan (28 May 2010). "Clash of the Titans Review for PlayStation 3 - Page 2 - GameSpot". Uk.gamespot.com. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  8. ^ "Clash of the Titans Review - PlayStation Universe". Psu.com. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  9. ^ Dan Whitehead (31 May 2010). "Clash of the Titans Review - Page 2". Eurogamer.net. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  10. ^ "Namco’s Newest Clash Is A Wet And Sloppy Collision - Clash of the Titans - PlayStation 3". GameInformer.com. 1 August 2010. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  11. ^ mazky (27 July 2010). "Clash of the Titans Critic Reviews for PlayStation 3 at". Metacritic.com. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 

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