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Clowns in capes: the six worst superhero games of all time

Postby ChaoticP » 16 Jul 2013, 17:38

I actually liked Rise of the Imperfects :( . They could of definitely did better, but in concept it was great and the fights were pretty fun actually. This gen really needs more arena style fighting games come to think of it, like Powerstone, Def Jam: FFNY, and Anarchy Reigns.
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Postby Vegetunks9000 » 16 Jul 2013, 19:53

Seriously? no Superman 64? they really did erase it from people's memories.
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Postby Filipus » 16 Jul 2013, 21:11

Vegetunks9000 wrote:Seriously? no Superman 64? they really did erase it from people's memories.


They quoted it so... Its not forgoten haha
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Postby Drainwater » 16 Jul 2013, 23:11

How about the game based on Superman Returns? I think I have to agree that Superman games are destined to fail.
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Postby Christopher Dack » 17 Jul 2013, 01:30

ChaoticP wrote:I actually liked Rise of the Imperfects :( . They could of definitely did better, but in concept it was great and the fights were pretty fun actually. This gen really needs more arena style fighting games come to think of it, like Powerstone, Def Jam: FFNY, and Anarchy Reigns.


Me to , loved it in fact :)
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Postby yunoyuluvit » 17 Jul 2013, 06:58

Scarface and the Ventriloquist, the Ratcatcher and Victor Zsasz, heroes? Surely not?
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Postby Roland of Gilead » 17 Jul 2013, 08:04

yunoyuluvit wrote:Scarface and the Ventriloquist, the Ratcatcher and Victor Zsasz, heroes? Surely not?


Its all relative. Maybe they're not heroes to you and I, but nameless joker thug number 4 really looks up to those guys :)

Daredevil does get a bad rap doesn't he?! (DAMN YOU AFFLECK!! *shakes fist in the air*) Though he's a lot better in the books. Frank Millers 'Born again' books were fantastic, as was Jeph Loebs Daredevil 'Yellow' and Kevin Smiths run on Guardian Devil. He deserves a good film. Just as long as they don't make the villain Stilt Man!!
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Postby OXM Aoife » 17 Jul 2013, 08:48

Roland of Gilead wrote:
yunoyuluvit wrote:Scarface and the Ventriloquist, the Ratcatcher and Victor Zsasz, heroes? Surely not?


Its all relative. Maybe they're not heroes to you and I, but nameless joker thug number 4 really looks up to those guys :)

Daredevil does get a bad rap doesn't he?! (DAMN YOU AFFLECK!! *shakes fist in the air*) Though he's a lot better in the books. Frank Millers 'Born again' books were fantastic, as was Jeph Loebs Daredevil 'Yellow' and Kevin Smiths run on Guardian Devil. He deserves a good film. Just as long as they don't make the villain Stilt Man!!


He's one of my favourite Marvel characters - done right, a Daredevil film could be amazing.
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Postby OXM Aoife » 17 Jul 2013, 08:51

yunoyuluvit wrote:Scarface and the Ventriloquist, the Ratcatcher and Victor Zsasz, heroes? Surely not?


I'm not quite sure how I managed to write that - blaming it on the office heat and no aircon. But er, yes, as Roland of Gilead says, it's all relative...
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Postby yunoyuluvit » 17 Jul 2013, 09:22

OXM Aoife wrote:
Roland of Gilead wrote:
Daredevil does get a bad rap doesn't he?! (DAMN YOU AFFLECK!! *shakes fist in the air*) Though he's a lot better in the books. Frank Millers 'Born again' books were fantastic, as was Jeph Loebs Daredevil 'Yellow' and Kevin Smiths run on Guardian Devil. He deserves a good film. Just as long as they don't make the villain Stilt Man!!


He's one of my favourite Marvel characters - done right, a Daredevil film could be amazing.


The movie rights have reverted back to Marvel, so here's hoping. To be fair the director's cut of the Affleck film is better than the theatrical release.

I'm still waiting for a decent Punisher film. A crossover with DD would be good, too.
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Postby mariachi2000 » 17 Jul 2013, 09:24

Now what about the BEST superhero games...?

X:Men Origins : Wolverine (Uncaged Edition) anyone ;)
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Postby CunningSmile » 17 Jul 2013, 09:25

yunoyuluvit wrote:
OXM Aoife wrote:He's one of my favourite Marvel characters - done right, a Daredevil film could be amazing.


The movie rights have reverted back to Marvel, so here's hoping. To be fair the director's cut of the Affleck film is better than the theatrical release.

I'm still waiting for a decent Punisher film. A crossover with DD would be good, too.


Have you seen Punisher War Journal, the straight to DVD cheapy film? Its actually the best stab they've done of the character and I found it very enjoyable. They got the villian Jigsaw dead right as well.

EDIT: I actually rewatched the Catwoman film the other night (I was feeling too hot and lazy to change channels, where's my voice activated Kinect enabled console when I need it?) and was struck by the weird feeling that someone had written a Crow film, then reworked it as a Catwoman film. Either that or their only exposure to the character was watching Batman Returns and Tim Burton's own rather odd "return from the dead because of cats" take on the character.
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Postby yunoyuluvit » 17 Jul 2013, 11:00

CunningSmile wrote:Have you seen Punisher War Journal, the straight to DVD cheapy film? Its actually the best stab they've done of the character and I found it very enjoyable. They got the villian Jigsaw dead right as well.

EDIT: I actually rewatched the Catwoman film the other night (I was feeling too hot and lazy to change channels, where's my voice activated Kinect enabled console when I need it?) and was struck by the weird feeling that someone had written a Crow film, then reworked it as a Catwoman film. Either that or their only exposure to the character was watching Batman Returns and Tim Burton's own rather odd "return from the dead because of cats" take on the character.


I have seen it and whilst I agree that it is the best effort (Ray Stevenson and Dominic West played their parts well - go Brits!), there's something about it that I can't put my finger on that stops me from really enjoying it.

Aoife, I think you're going to have a start a whole thread on comic book movies!
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Postby sneakerphile » 17 Jul 2013, 16:05

When Iron Man came out, I thought "wow! What an awesome movie". Loved it!
So I thought i'd try the game. Well, I don't know what to say. If that game took more than a couple of days to come up with and make, i'd be surprised. What a total load of crap. I wish I had never played it, becasue now it is permanently in my games history of my xbox and I can't get rid of it.
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Postby mistergrimm » 18 Jul 2013, 00:38

OXM Aoife wrote:
He's one of my favourite Marvel characters - done right, a Daredevil film could be amazing.


It would be interesting to see a courtroom drama/thriller Daredevil film. But I doubt anything except a high-octane blockbuster is acceptable for any superhero property in the current filmmaking climate, and Daredevil just isn't super enough to make 'splosions and stuff.
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