Injustice 2 Review: 9 Ups & 2 Downs

An instant beat 'em up classic.

Injustice 2

After the original Injustice: Gods Among Us landed back in 2013, it's been quite the wait for this much-hyped sequel, which has landed to some of the year's best reviews of any game from any genre, and justifiably so.

It's honestly hard to remember a fighting game that feels this complete, this flush with content and this straight-up entertaining, and while Tekken 7 will have the final word in a few short weeks, it's certainly got a Hell of a lot to live up to.

Sure, your gaming backlog is already full of acclaimed AAA titles from 2017 alone, but as a welcome dose of hard-hitting, ludicrously addictive, casual-friendly mayhem, you absolutely need to block out some time for this magnificent brawler.

But let's begin with what NetherRealm studios didn't quite get right...

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