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Green Lantern: Rise Of The Manhunters Teaser

Stop sniggering.

Warner Brothers have released a trailer for the game-of-the-movie for the upcoming Green Lantern flick. The game is to be released on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and DS in the summer and is subtitled ‘Rise Of The Manhunters’. Stop sniggering, there is nothing amusing about the title ‘Rise Of The Manhunters’. Warner and DC Entertainment have said

In the videogame players will utilise over a dozen constructs and take flight across the deepest parts of the Universe to restore intergalactic order by wielding the ultimate weapon: the Green Lantern power ring.

Sounds excellent, how can you refuse an offer to destroy some Manhunters using your ring? Team TSA seem very eager as the game ranked #73 in our Top 100 of 2011.

The trailer seems to hint at multiplayer with the Green Lantern and two pals – one of whom has a massive cannon –  all trying to quash any Manhunter upsurge.

Source: YouTube

  1. halbpro
    Team TSA: Writer
    Since: Mar 2009

    See a dozen constructs sounds reasonably cool, but the issue with a Green Lantern game is the ring can make a construct of literally anything you can think of. You’ll never get that into a game.

    Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 17:36.
    • Wing-Sabre
      Since: Nov 2009

      maybe a merger of little big planet and the ideas behind this :)

      Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 19:02.
    • hazelam
      Since: Feb 2009

      i’m guessing there will be basic blasting attacks, as seen in the video, probably a few different constructs you can choose from and quite a few context sensitive ones, press square to use whatever construct is most appropriate for each situation or something like that.

      Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 19:25.
  2. E8_BALL_
    Since: Jul 2010

    Im always skeptical of games that coincide with a movie release. Many a time they have appeared to be rushed, without care & sufficient attention.
    Will keep any an eye on this, love a good super hero game. (movie, story, comic)
    Hoping arkham.a will have helped to raise the bar for this genre.

    Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 19:51.
    • Bladesteel
      Since: Sep 2008

      In my experience when a movie and a game based on the movie releas at the same time one of three things are true: 1. Game is crap. 2. Movie is crap. 3. Both are crap.

      Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 20:17.
  3. Jim H [Teabags]
    Since: Nov 2009

    I never have hope for movie tie-ins, especially ones which feature superheroes, though there is always a chance for one to break through.

    Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 20:28.
  4. Symposium Cacophony
    Since: Aug 2009

    Whos the dev and what history do they bring? all I can say is just please don’t puck this up

    Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 21:02.
    • Ryan1991
      Since: May 2009

      Not lookign good. In development at Double Helix and they have worked on GI Joe, Matrix games, Front Mission Evolved, Indiana Jones, etc. You can see where I going with this.

      Comment posted on 14/02/2011 at 22:37.
      • icuyesido
        Since: Jan 2010

        Some of the best games ever! :P

        Comment posted on 15/02/2011 at 06:34.

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