X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Official PlayStation Magazine - UK Edition|Christmas 2019
Every month we celebrate the most important, innovative, or just plain great games from PlayStation’s past. This issue we dig our claws into an underrated movie tie-in, as adamantium-skeletoned Logan slashes his way to success

X-Men, you say? More like X-rated. Long before Logan introduced us to the concept of an 18-cert Wolvey, Raven Software beat James Mangold’s sombre road trip movie to the punch by eight years. After cutting its teeth on the violent Soldier Of Fortune, the studio was perfectly placed to deliver a virtual Hugh Jackman who could shred his foes with such ferocity it’d make even Kratos spew.

Though X-Men Origins: Wolverine lacks the set-piece spectacle of God Of War, it can easily match the slaphead deity’s outing when it comes to sheer savagery. Never before had a game captured the deadly nature of Logan’s iconic claws quite like this.

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