Marvel is a hulk-busting giant at the box office, but for some reason cannot find a proper foothold in the gaming market, which turns out to be its kryptonite. What makes it so difficult for superheroes to find success in the industry?
I must admit, it would have been cool to play as Hulkbuster.
If Superman doesn't get a frigging game soon I'm gonna be peeved. Especially after the man of steel movie and the upcoming Batman vs Superman. Batman is cool and all but Superman is still the greatest.
Very Well said!
amen to that
Batman>>>>>> >Superman But we do need a good Superman game. The man of steel has never had a good showing in the video game world.
Amen, totally not bias toward supes /rolleyes
Careful what you wish for... Superman 64 on Virtual Console coming soon! ZOMG!
Until it can be done right he needs a break.He is much too powerful for a not stupid game to be made. His flying would not be a problem if he was not invulnerable.
Agreed. And I think we need a dev like Rockstar to do it. As they can make a believable open world an I can imagine hovering above the city and hearing a scream for help. Even photography is in the gta 5 already perfect place for Superman.
Superman has only had maybe 2 good games. the problem with making a Superman game is that he has to be way overpowered, and that makes the game boring
I think he will in some form. Seems like WB is going to extend the Arkham franchise to contain spin offs that will support the upcoming DC flicks. WB Montreal hinted heavily towards a Suicide Squad game at the end of Arkham Origins & the dual play mechanic in Arkham Knight pretty much screams foundation work for a Justice League tie in title. Whether or not they'll be any good is anyone's guess, seems like Suicide Squad could be decent at best w/ Montreal's track record & Rocksteady would have quite a bit of time to work on a JL game if the flicks aren't releasing until 2017-2018, but if WB give them hard deadlines then that could cause problems.
Rocksteady and Spawn............someday.....
It is pretty amazing and also very telling how there hasn't been a huge super hero tie in video game to a movie. I mean not to long ago gamers were plagued with shoddy games rushed to make it for the release of the movie. People always complained but they still seem to come. But they quietly just disappeared. You would think that devs would give it another go with the popularity of super hero movies recently.
The Amazing Spider-man 2 is just sitting over here like :/
Lmao! I forgot about that movie tie in game...yea...
We all did...
Web of shadows was the last great one.
Yes, it was.
We don't need movie tie ins. Those can stay dead. We need more devs like Rocksteady who will take a super hero and make an amazing game. Arkham asylum was not a movie tie in.
I'm sure Legos Age of Ultron is coming lol.
They are all on smart phones now.
Since when has a Super Hero -- and I mean one with powers, game ever been good? We've seen some decent ones out there, but none have been done amazingly well. The Batman Arkham franchise is amazing, but he has no powers, and nothing too ridiculous that would be hard to program and animate. Spider-Man games have been okay, but usually subpar and I blame Activision for that more than anything. Superman 64 was one of the biggest abominations to Superman ever, and as amazing as a Super Hero game could be, don't think it will be any time soon. At least not one with abilities/powers.
Superman returns was worse to me when you realize the last boss was a tornado...flying was its only redeeming quality.
Long time passing. Most were just awful.
Did people just have collective amnesia and forget about Injustice? Best Superhero (and Super Villain) game ever! Never mind the fact that the Batman Arkham games are GOTY material and there have been awesome superhero games in the past like Deadpool, Marvel vs. Capcom, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Hulk: Ultimate Destruction and Spider-Man 2. Going back even farther there were awesome arcade games like The Punisher and X-Men. Not to mention the TMNT games if you consider them superheroes. What about the Lego Superhero games? There are also original superhero games like Infamous, Freedom Force, City of Heroes/Villains and Viewtiful Joe. MMOs like Champions Online and DC Universe Online. Where is the author getting the idea that there are no Superhero games? Maybe he's ADHD and can't remember things that happened only 1 year ago?
Your reaction is the exact same one I had. I really don't know where this author- and the people agreeing- have been for the past decade.
I am still not sure why people do not want suckerpunch to bring another infamous next...not enough superhero games. If infamous ss 2 is like its ps3 cousin, count me in.
There all locked behind batman arkham knights season pass....
Well, Marvel had quite a few video games. DC, they really don't care about their other universes. Just Batman's and Superman's.
Considering that Injustice, MK vs DC, DC Universe Online and Infinite Crisis cover the entire DC Universe, I'm not sure what you are talking about...
Where are all the superhero games? - Smartphones
Because most of them suck. Just like games that are based off of movies or movies based off of games! The Batman series is maybe the best out of all of them.
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