It's no great shock that Avatar: The Video Game is pretty poor but it is a little surprising to see the price for the overblown super special edition so low this soon after release. Game's price practically slices the next best offer of £52.99 from GamePlay in half.
As well as the mediocre game itself, the Limited Edition also contains an exclusive 6 inch Jake figure that looks pretty cheap and tacky and six unlockable weapon packs.
To be fair, Avatar: The Game is not all bad, it looks nice enough with some of the lush jungle environments of Pandora looking very attractive and reasonable character models and the branching storyline between the RDA team and the Na'vi adding some interest and replay value. Furthering the game's longevity is the inclusion of a variety of multiplayer modes which feel more solid and rounded than you might expect from a film tie-in.
Unfortunately, neither side of the parallel storyline offers any excitement and the game is populated with cardboard characters, devoid of personality or allure. The combat is ok but quickly grows tedious and the vehicle sections are horribly painful. While the multiplayer is better than expected it's still unlikely to pull many players away from XBL staples.
If you're a rabid Avatar fan or a collector of these sorts of special versions of games then this is a bargain well worth snapping up, but anyone else would still be well advised to avoid this game altogether.