Today we bring you a list of the 12 best superhero games of all time . It’s been a while since comics have made the leap to the movies, but they have also made it to consoles and PC. In this case, we will talk about the already classic struggle between Marvel and DC. In the cinema, the “house of ideas” has long won DC, but in video games the competition is more even. Many would say that, at the moment, he is on the side of DC. Possibly one reason is that Disney hasn’t wanted to go all-in with Marvel on games, until now.
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Top 6 Marvel Superhero Games
Marvel has a long history with video games , but with more shadows than light. Luckily, we can still find some gems and the future is promising. It looks like we’re going to see some great “house of ideas” games in the next few years.
6. The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction (2005, PS2, Xbox, GameCube)
Any fan of Marvel comics has ever dreamed of transforming into a green giant to let off steam with whatever they want. This is precisely what the video game created by Radical Entertainment that was launched in 2005 proposes. The player takes control of the Hulk in an open worldfull of possibilities and things to destroy. An authentic delight, the superhero game to release tension after a hard day’s work.
5. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (2017, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is the sixth installment in the franchise and has not disappointed. It is a crossover between the most famous Capcom characters and the best superheroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Its gameplay is based on two-on-two fights with team combos and a system that focuses on Infinity Stones for special attacks. It is true that it has not been the best installment of the saga, but the franchise well deserves recognition and continues to promise long hours of fun at the controls of your favorite characters.
4. The Punisher (1993, Arcade, Sega Mega Drive)
We come to one of the most classic Marvel superhero games: The Punisher . It is a beat ’em up in which the player embodies the Punisher and Nick Fury to defeat the kingpin kingpin of crime. At the time, the use of various firearms and melee weapons was a very distinctive feature within the genre. Throughout the game, the player will also have to face great Marvel villains like Bonebreaker, Bushwhacker and Jigsaw. The game was initially released for arcade machines, but was later released for the Sega Mega Drive.
3. Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (2006, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PC)
If you like groups of superheroes, this is your video game. It is an action role-playing title in which the player must create his group of superheroes to be able to fight Dr. Doom and the Masters of Evil. The game has more than 140 Marvel characters and each player can create his battalion . Wolverine with Blade, Iron Man and Luke Cage or betting on the main team of The Avengers are options that you have in hand. A very rewarding title for lovers of comics.
2. Lego Marvel Super Heroes (2013, PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Wii)
In recent times, Lego games have become popular and have become a guarantee of quality and fun. Precisely, Marvel has several games based on the fun figures, butLego Marvel Super Heroes was the first and the most celebrated . Its light-hearted humor, gameplay, fun, and sheer number of playable characters make it a must-have for Marvel fans.
1. Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018, PS4)
Spider-Man has appeared in several video games throughout history , but this time in a brilliant game. Insomniac Games has developed a game inspired by the “neighbor and friend”. The simple fact of going through New York swinging with your nets makes the game essential. In addition, its playability, its graphic level and its history are excellent. Without a doubt, the best wall-crawler and Marvel game.
The 6 best DC superhero games
On the other hand we have DC, whichfor a long time I took the initiative in video games (although I didn’t get it in the movies). Of all the superheroes, the one with the best games is, without a doubt, Batman.
6. DC Universe Online (2011, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
We start the ranking of DC superhero games with one of the most different games on the list: DC Universe Online. It is an MMORPG in which each player creates their superhero or villain and personalizes it with accessories and powers. In an open world full of other users, the player must complete missions to level up and fight the evil Brainiac. It is a game that can be played for free, but it contains internal purchases to improve the experience.
5. The Adventures of Batman & Robin (1994, SNES, Mega Drive)
We continue with the first game dedicated to Batman on the list. The Adventures of Batman & Robin is a classic published in 1994 . The adventure is a platform and beat’em’up game in which we will have to embody a Batman who, together with Robin, will have to fight crime. We will have to face villains like the Joker, Catwoman, Poison Ivy or The Penguin. Its well-kept aesthetics have made the game age very well and it has become a great jewel of video games.
4. Justice League Heroes (2006, PS2, Xbox, Nintendo DS)
Pure and simple entertainment. This would be the basis for Justice League Heroes, a beat’em’up with RPG nuanceswhich surprised many at its launch. DC’s best-known team of heroes jumped to consoles with a formula very similar to the one we see in Marvel Ultimate Alliance. Although you can’t choose the character with which to deliver justice around the world, we can control Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flach, among others. The really fun thing about this title is being able to enjoy it with up to four friends, when the experience is completely magnified.
3. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (2012, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PC)
As we have already mentioned before, Lego is synonymous with success and DC could not be less. Although there are also several games about the famous DC figures , we wanted to highlight Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, the second installment of the saga. The first installment focused solely on the Batman universe and did very well, but in this one it expanded the radius of action, something that the fans requested. Batman and the Justice League fight hand in hand against Lex Luthor and other great DC villains. Guaranteed fun for all members of the house.
2. Injustice 2 (2017, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
A fighting game could not be missing from this list dedicated to superheroes. Injustice 2 is the second installment in the saga.that takes the battle between heroes and villains to another level. The graphic quality and playability of the game make it an essential. Long hours of non-stop fighting with your favorite characters, both heroes and villains. In the same way as the first, the game has a story and this time, Batman tries to restore order after the fall of the Superman regime, but Brainiac stands in his way.
1. Batman: Arkham Knight (2015, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
We finish the list with the best superhero game saga in history. We have highlighted the last of the trilogy, Batman: Arkham Knight, but we could talk about any of the three. Batman stars in an action adventure in an open world in which he will face his great enemies. His playability, his graphic appearance and his combat system have made him an absolute benchmark in the industry. In addition, the history of the entire saga will delight all lovers of the Dark Knight, but also fans of superheroes.
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