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
Glu Games (BlackBerry)
Publisher(s) Namco Bandai Games
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Glu Games (BlackBerry)
Platform(s) BlackBerry, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii (Cancelled), Nintendo DS (Cancelled), PlayStation Portable (Cancelled)
Release date(s) BlackBerry
  • NA 26 February 2010
PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360
  • EU 28 May 2010
  • AUS 3 June 2010
  • JP 17 June 2010
  • NA 27 July 2010
Genre(s) Action-adventure

Clash of the Titans (also known as Clash of the Titans: The Video Game) is a 2010 video game for the BlackBerry, 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.[1] 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.[2]

Development[edit]

The game was developed by Game Republic and published by Namco Bandai Games.[2] The game was originally going to be published by Brash Entertainment,[3] before it was picked up by Namco.[4]

Plot[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
Publication Score
PS3 Xbox 360
Edge N/A 3/10[5]
Eurogamer 3/10[6] 3/10[6]
Game Informer 4/10[7] 4/10[7]
GamePro N/A 2/5 stars[8]
Game Revolution D−[9] D−[9]
GameSpot 4.5/10[2] 4.5/10[2]
GameTrailers N/A 4.1/10[10]
GameZone 4/10[11] N/A
IGN N/A 3/10[12]
Joystiq N/A 1.5/5 stars[13]
OXM N/A 6/10[14]
PSM 1/5 stars[15] N/A
The Escapist N/A 2/5 stars[16]
The Guardian N/A 2/5 stars[1]
Aggregate scores
Metacritic 41/100[17] 42/100[18]

Like the film, the game received "unfavorable" reviews according to video game review aggregator Metacritic.[18][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nicky Woolf (28 May 2010). "Clash of The Titans (X360)". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d Dan Chiappini (28 July 2010). "Clash of the Titans Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Brendan Sinclair (7 November 2008). "Brash Entertainment in trouble". GameSpot. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Brendan Sinclair (9 October 2009). "Clash of the Titans descending next spring". GameSpot. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Edge staff (August 2010). "Clash of the Titans (X360)". Edge (217). 
  6. ^ a b Dan Whitehead (31 May 2010). "Clash of the Titans". Eurogamer. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  7. ^ a b Ben Reeves (1 August 2010). "Clash of the Titans: Namco’s Newest Clash Is A Wet And Sloppy Collision". Game Informer. Retrieved 2 September 2010. 
  8. ^ Matt Cabral (27 July 2010). "Clash of the Titans (X360)". GamePro. Archived from the original on 30 July 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  9. ^ a b Ban Card (2 September 2010). "Clahs of The Titans Review". Game Revolution. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "Clash of the Titans: The Videogame Review". GameTrailers. 28 July 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  11. ^ Brian Rowe (11 August 2010). "Clash of the Titans Review (PS3)". GameZone. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  12. ^ Anthony Gallegos (30 July 2010). "Clash of the Titans: The Videogame Review (X360)". IGN. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  13. ^ Justin McElroy (29 July 2010). "Review: Clash of the Titans (X360)". Engadget (Joystiq). Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  14. ^ "Clash of the Titans". Official Xbox Magazine: 83. October 2010. 
  15. ^ "Review: Clash of the Titans". PlayStation: The Official Magazine: 81. October 2010. 
  16. ^ Steve Butts (12 August 2010). "Review: Clash of the Titans (X360)". The Escapist. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  17. ^ a b "Clash of the Titans for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 24 October 2015. 
  18. ^ a b "Clash of the Titans for Xbox 360 Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 29 March 2015. 

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