X-Man or Nate Grey is a fictional comic book character.
The term can also refer to
- X-Man, comic book character, one of the X-Men
- X-Man (TV series), a South Korean game show
- Xavier Carter (born 1985), nicknamed X-Man, American track and field athlete
- Xavier McDaniel (born 1963), nicknamed "the X-Man," American basketball player
- Xavier Nady (born 1978), nicknamed X-Man, American baseball player
- X-Man (Atari 2600 video game)
- Xman, 1987 novel by Michael Brodsky, or the novel's lead character
X-man was a popular South Korean game show which ran from November 8, 2003 to April 8, 2007 on SBS. Its popularity peaked in 2004, but a decline in ratings led to its cancellation. It was hosted by Yoo Jae-suk, Kang Ho-dong, Kim Je-dong, with Kim being successively replaced by Gong Hyung-jin, Park Kyung-lim, and Lee Hyuk-jae; only the first two were on the program since its inception.
X-man was loosely based on The Mole.
X-Man is a pornographic video game made for the Atari 2600 by Universal Gamex, programmed by Alan Roberts and H. K. Poon. This game was released in 1983.
This game has nothing to do with the similarly named Marvel's comic book series entitled X-Men. It is the only title made by Universal Gamex. It had faced protest from women’s groups when it was first released, and most retailers declined to carry it - or if they did, buyers had to be 18 years old to purchase the game, or it was kept under-the-counter. It could also be purchased via mail order, and an ad inviting such purchases appeared in at least one gaming magazine - a full-page ad can be found in the July 1983 issue of Videogaming Illustrated. Consequently, as of 2014, it is very hard to find. However, it is easier to find this game in PAL format and rarer in NTSC.
There have been reports that there are between twenty and forty-five cartridges in existence.
Usage examples of "x-man".
X-Men, listening to the audience chuckle over the inane dialog, exclaiming at the second-rate special effects, such was the nature of my thoughts, and it occurred to me that not only was the film an exemplar of cultural decline, but a parable that might be interpreted as an illumination of our essential dilemma.
I asked myself, that the Orwellian message stated in the opening paragraph of this review was buried in the script of X-Men, that some capybara-skin-booted, Hugo-Boss-clad producer had this much clever self-consciousness?