Alex Mann, Acceleration Games superstar, discovers that
he is in possession of a unique mental ability that has the
undesirable reaction of attracting the interest of the deadly
Dr. X and another mysterious figure. Alex and his team must
go undercover to infiltrate Dr. X's organisation and rescue
his best friend and rival Brandon Caine.
begins with a special feature length episode to bring us up
to date with Action Man and his 'Team Xtreme'. It gets off
to a flying start throwing the viewer in at a high speed skating
CGI effects are amazing - maybe not up to the standard of
the CGI Starship Troopers series, but instantly more engaging.
Being a bit of an old fogey I did find the pace a little too
fast and I had to watch this with my nine-year-old so that
he could keep me up to date with what was going on.
second episode on the tape (Grey Areas) features the
vocal talents of Christopher Judge who Stargate SG-1
fans will know as Teal'C.
kept me happy for the duration and this is certainly a series
that will be loved by the young as well as the young at heart.
only complaint was that Alex Mann doesn't look like the Action
Man poseable figure. He actually bears more of a resemblance
to the cheap copy dolls in the Strike Force range. Even my
nine-year-old son picked up on this from the start saying:
"That's not Action Man".
may not look the same, but this action man is the business.