As for influences on gameplay and design go, God of War, Devil May Cry and "even Super Smash Bros., to a point" all helped fuel inspiration for the Raven team.
He said that when we play games like GOW and DMC, "we just like the simplicity. Every character has their basic set of moves - that's simple. People get that, and mass market gets that, so we're making sure we bring that to Wolverine."
"People are going to play Wolverine and then be annoyed with how slow other action games are," he added. "We've gone back and played highly touted action games we all love, and you're in these attacks forever."
X-Men Origins: Wolverine is being released on Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, DS, Wii and PC this May.