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The Kombat of Superhero Fighting Games

One of the most critically lampooned video games in recent memory is the ambitious but failed Mortal Kombat vs. The DC Universe. It was an attempt to appeal to both fans of the hyper-violent and melodramatic fighting game series, the fans of the comic book characters. The game feels phoned in, an incomplete and unsatisfactory attempt to blend the violence…

Supergaming- The Renaissance of Superhero and Comic Book Games, by Jake Black

One of the most personal and enjoyable parts of being a superhero fan, of being someone who crouches over glossy pages of cheesy dialogue, action, and capes, is imagining oneself as the hero. It’s the beauty of comic books, to be invested in these characters and live vicariously through their adventures, heartbreaks, and triumphs. I think this fantasy is what…