Excerpt: A few years ago, Marvel’s X-Men team made a name for itself in RPGs with the release of X-Men Legends . With the success of X-Men Legends , it was only a matter of time before the most popular comic book team in the DC Universe, The Justice League, made their appearance in RPG form.
Excerpt: I honestly don't know why, but it seems impossible to make a decent game based on a character from DC Comics. Honestly, even Marvel super heroes manage to appear in decent games every now and then, the most recent being the rather fun Marvel: Ultimate Alliance, a natural evolution of the X-Men...
Excerpt: I dig Justice League Heroes for two reasons. The most obvious - but not the main - reason is that I'm a comic fan, and, as such, a comic videogame appeals. There's a superhero for every sort of fan; Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman are recognized the world over, Green Lantern and the Flash are...
Conclusion: move through a number of diverse, and well-designed, environments including the streets of Metropolis, the planet Mars, and a giant beehive. In each of these environments there are unique objects for your heroes to interact with, and to use against their enemies as weapons.
Excerpt: Just as sure as I have unending loathing for first-person shooters and countless GTA clone engines out there – there are certain genres and franchises that I am a mark for in the land of video games. Specific genres that get me all giddy:
Conclusion: Justice League: Heroes is a competent beat ‘em up with a bit of a brain and some destructive flair. Apart from the X-Men game for Megadrive it’s the best comic book beat ‘em up I’ve played and it does go a long way to making you feel like you’re playing as a Superhero.
Pros: Feels like a Superhero game, Great interactive environment, Tidy graphics, Fun super attacks, Co-op mode
Cons: Gameplay gets a little stale, especially on your own, Penalises you for playing as lesser-known characters, Batman is pants