Fans of the recently released action role playing game, X-Men Legends, will be happy to know that Activision is developing a sequel with Raven Software. Based on the popular, 40-year-old Marvel superhero franchise, the game will continue the adventures of the band of mutant fighters of evil.
According to Activision, the original X-Men Legends is on track to be the best-selling game in the franchise’s history. The title has struck a chord with gamers by challenging them to master the unique attributes of their favorite X-Men. Players create, customize and control teams of four mutants as they embark on a quest to stop the extinction of mankind.
Ames Kirshen, director of video game development at Marvel, comments, "We are thrilled with the critical and consumer response to X-Men Legends. Marvel and Activision are committed to ensuring that the X-Men Legends series will continue to be a top-notch game franchise for years to come."
There is no word yet on when the sequel is expected to arrive in stores. The first X-Men Legends is available worldwide for PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.