Warner Brothers have recently announced their latest offering of DC Universe themed games, Injustice: Gods Among Us. Which will see your favourite DC heroes and villains battle it out in this all new beat em up produced by the team behind the Mortal Kombat series, Neatherealm.
So what does the announce trailer reveal to us? Apart from an adrenaline filled cinematic, not much, not yet anyway. I expect there will be more and extended trailers to come as this game is set to drop sometime in 2013. But what I can gather from the trailer and the press release from WB (below), is that something has gotten into earths mightiest. Turning them on one another and from images in the trailer, blurring the lines between right and wrong. Wonder Woman with a dagger to Harley Quinn’s throat is one indicator.
What I love about this trailer that we are finally getting to see the New 52 character designs come to “life”, this trailer is a piece of high end animation and looks beautiful, be sure to watch in HD you will not be disappointed! Now, as this is only the reveal teaser we have no indication of any story or game mechanics. But one can only hope that both aspects will be considerably better than this game’s predecessor: Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe, which I found to be rather bland and quite slow. But this trailer has me wanting for more!
You can view the official press from WB release below:
WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES
Injustice: Gods Among Us
New Fighting Game Franchise from the Makers of Award-Winning Mortal Kombat Franchise Revealed
BURBANK, Calif. – May 31, 2012 – What if our greatest heroes became our greatest threat? Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Injustice: Gods Among Us, an all-new game in development by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, creators of the definitive fighting game franchise Mortal Kombat. The game is scheduled for release in 2013 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Wii U™ system from Nintendo.
Injustice: Gods Among Us debuts as a bold new fighting game franchise that introduces a deep, original story featuring a large cast of favorite DC Comics icons such as Batman, Harley Quinn, Solomon Grundy, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and many others. Set in a world where the lines between good and evil are blurred, players will experience heroes and villains engaging in epic battles on a massive scale.
“With Injustice: Gods Among Us, we are creating an all-new franchise with incredible battles set in the DC Comics Universe,” said Martin Tremblay, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “NetherRealm Studios is the extremely talented team behind the latest Mortal Kombat hit and it is developing a game unlike any other in the fighting genre.”
“We can’t wait to reveal Injustice: Gods Among Us because it will give our fans and gamers an epic experience as they battle like gods as their favorite DC Comics villains and heroes,” said Ed Boon, Creative Director, NetherRealm Studios. “Our team is excited to make a fighting game that is filled with fast-paced action, incredible story-telling and iconic DC Comics characters.”
For more information, visit www.injustice.com.