You get the next fighting game that's coming via way of Netherealm Studios.
No question about it, 2011 was a very good year for Mortal Kombat. With a nearly-universally loved revival of Mortal Kombat under their belts, Netherealms next game has been anticipated for quite some time now and after months of speculation they have finally revealed it to be...
Injustice Gods Among Us
That's right, ladies and gentlemen, Netherealms will not giving us Mortal Kombat 10, but a fighting game set in the DC Universe. As of right now details are sketchy, but what we do know
- The game's roster will feature Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Harley Quinn, and Solomon Grundy.
- The storyline will feature the lines of Superheroism and Super Villainy blurred, as indicated by the tag line "What if our greatest heroes became our greatest threat?"
- "Injustice: Gods Among Us" is meant to NetherRealm studios take on the "Over the top, Superhero Fighting Game."
- Netherealm Stuidos pomises character promises to be unique and environments will be a factor in Gameplay.
For your viewing pleasure, NetherRealm Studios (via way of Gamespot) has released a Trailer and an Ed Boon interview giving us both our first look at the game and the first bits of information of what we can expect the game to be like and can be found here and here
Injustice: Gods Among Us will be released in 2013 for the Playstation, Wii U and X-Box 360
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
NetherRealm Studios is a collaborative and creative environment, constantly striving to up the ante on what is possible in interactive entertainment. We encompass the best of both worlds – a team of dedicated professionals with years of experience, who are also at the forefront of an industry taking over the entertainment landscape. The passion and energy that made Mortal Kombat a reality is still on display every day in our offices, our hallways and most definitely the studio's arcade room!
Written or Contributed by: Linwood Earl Knight