OXCGN’s Injustice: Gods Among Us Review
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by Arthur Kotsopoulos
©2013 Arthur Kotsopoulos
Let’s wind the clock back to 2007 when Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe was released.
While it was an awesome cross-over, it wasn’t exactly met with the best reception. It was not a bad game by any means, and it did have some nifty gameplay features like Falling Kombat and Klose Kombat (which were interestingly enjoyable).
The problem with it was, due to how violent and graphic Mortal Kombat is, the game was heavily tamed because of license restrictions with DC characters. This kept it from its true potential.
Everything about Injustice: Gods Among Us, however, does justice to the DC Universe and its characters. Whilst it may not be as violent as Mortal Kombat, it is crafted to suit the DC Universe more than what MK v DC was.
The DC characters were basically tacked onto a Mortal Kombat game whereas Injustice is a stand-alone game where Netherrealm had more freedom to work with. (more…)
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