When gamers are asked to name the
best superhero titles, they always cite the Batman Arkham trilogy thanks to its groundbreaking combat, mature storytelling and AAA
production values ‘revitalising’ the genre.
After Rocksteady's finest efforts, it's onto Marvel and DC's Lego games, the online MMOs, and Spider-Man 2 (aka the greatest game ever if we're going off peoples' fond and nostalgic memories).
Batman, Spider-Man, Superman etc. are always spoken about first, thanks to their celebrated stature as cultural icons. Everybody including non-comic book fans know of these figures, in no small part due to their cinematic
However, while ‘being the Batman’
in the award-winning Arkham trilogy is undoubtedly great, and swinging into
buildings in New York at an uncontrollable speed in Spider-Man 2 is fun, a lot
of the best and overlooked superhero games don’t belong to the Marvel or DC
They are instead rebels who
parody, innovate, and go against the norm, proving that not every saviour of
the world has to be a man in tights with a forever prominent brand attached to