Reviews and Problems with Injustice: Gods Among Us
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20 March 2015
Summary: After the smashing success of the 2011 reboot of , expectations for NetherRealm Studios' next game were understandably high. The follow-up is Injustice: Gods Among Us, a DC Comics-themed fighter.
Injustice: Gods Among Us is superpowered insanity (review)
7 June 2013
Conclusion: Injustice’s greatest strength is that it makes you feel powerful regardless of your skill level. Even when you are struggling to overcome a series of grueling attacks, breaking through that with a well-placed combo or ridiculous supermove brings out the wonder in controlling an iconic hero or...
Pros: Characters in Injustice build individual fighting styles off of the same basic set of controls. One quick combo for Superman has the same controls as a similar attack for Batman, but only the speed of the strike differs. Heroes (and villains) that use special powers, like Green Lantern and his ri...
Cons: The trouble with playing fighting games online is that a lot of players will focus on easily exploitable tricks and moves to dominate the rankings. From my admittedly brief experience with this, I saw a lot of ranged characters crouching in the corner of the screen just spamming their long-distan...
Excerpt: This week’s review sees me battle it out in the guise of some of the most iconic superheroes and villains of our time, each of which have been cherry picked by NetherRealm Studios from the vast array of DC Comics inhabitants.
Summary: Something changed in fighting games a while back. While gamers loved the cast of personalities created for games like Street Fighter and Fatal Fury, once they started added in recognizable heroes and villains like Spider-Man and Magneto, the (fighting) genre was taken to a whole new level.
Summary: " Injustice: Gods Among Us " is an interesting piece of fan service, a good fighter, and a brilliant game. While it edges towards accessible in both its fighting mechanic, and its comic book references, this is one of the rare occasions when balance has lead to a better overall game, instead of a...
Excerpt: With the Mortal Kombat reboot getting rave reviews a couple of years ago, the team at NetherRealm Studios had quite a challenge on their hands to follow up on it properly. Instead of going with a pure MK game, they seemed to set out to craft a make-good on MK vs.