By Samit Sarkar on Apr 24, 2014 04.24.14
NetherRealm Studios is updating the mobile version of Injustice: Gods Among Us, the DC Universe fighting game, with a multiplayer mode starting today, the company announced after yesterday's teaser. The mode isn't direct head-to-head combat. Instead, it extends the game's existing three-on-three fights to two people. Players set up their unit of heroes and villains, and then pit their squad against the AI of a team another player has put together. Battles provide players with Multiplayer Points, which determine one's place on the game's leaderboard. At the end of each week, players receive tiered rewards based on their leaderboard rank. Those rewards include gear that can be used to upgrade characters' statistics and performance. In addition, players will be able to watch replays of...
By Megan Farokhmanesh on Apr 22, 2014 04.22.14
The mobile version of NetherRealm Studios' fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us, is set to receive a multiplayer update, according to a teaser posted by DC Entertainment. Injustice: Gods Among Us was released last year. It features villains and heroes facing off against one other, while the mobile editions use collectible card mechanics. The trailer, which you can view in the video above around the 48-second mark, provides a brief look at the update. Players will be able to challenge their friends and participate in leaderboards; no other details were provided. A date for the update was not announced. Console and handheld versions of the game already include ad-hoc multiplayer and traditional multiplayer over wi-fi. The free-to-play mobile version of Injustice: Gods Among Us is...
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Nov 13, 2013 11.13.13
The launch trailer for NetherRealm Studios' Injustice: Gods Among Us — Ultimate Edition runs down the compilation's roster of fighters, including all six add-on characters available at DLC for the initial version of the game. Players who pick up the Ultimate Edition on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita and Windows PC will enjoy the full roster from the original game as well as Batgirl, The Martian Manhunter, Lobo, Scorpion, General Zod and Zatanna. These characters were released as post-launch DLC in the months following the game's initial release in April. Injustice: Gods Among Us — Ultimate Edition is available now. Players who purchased the PS3 version of the game will be able to upgrade to the PS4 version for "just about ten bucks," according to a previous...
By Dave Tach on Oct 01, 2013 10.01.13
Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealm Studios' fighting game starring a cast of DC Comics characters, received a free Zod skin today, according to a recent tweet from the game's official Twitter account. Check out the trailer above to see Krypton's most notorious exile sparring off against his fellow Kryptonian, Superman, who shares similar abilities like heat vision with his alien counterpart. The new Zod skin is available now for free though PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Marketplace. Zod's new wardrobe in the game today alongside balance patch 1.06 for Injustice: Gods Among Us. You can check out the lengthy list of changes that hit the fighting game on its official website.
By Jenna Pitcher on Oct 01, 2013 10.01.13
With talent hailing from New Zealand, Japan, Kuwait, France, England, America, Singapore and more, Australia's leading fighting game tournament Shadowloo Showdown is set to unleash the top international fighters upon the country when it commences later this month. As outlined in the video above, numerous special guests confirmed include Mad Catz' Tokido and Mago, AVerMedia's GamerBee, Shungoku Neurosis, Abegen, Uryo, DJ Huoshen and DM MCZ Xian, who won the Super Street Fighter 4 world championship at Evo 2013. Shadowloo Showdown 2013 will host tournaments for the games listed below. Event attendees will be able play fighting games not officially included in the tournament list, such as Dead or Alive 5, Skullgirls and Guilty Gear. Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition 2012 (Xbox...
By Jenna Pitcher on Sep 15, 2013 09.15.13
Annual fighting game tournament Evo will take place at the LVH Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas from July 11-13 in 2014, Shoryuken announced today, revealing that Xbox 360 will be the tournament's main platform. Evo is the largest fighting game tournament in the world, where fighters compete in a range tournaments from Super Smash Bros. Melee to Injustice: Gods Among Us to Super Street Fighter 4, which was won by DM MCZ Xian in the recent Evo 2013 grand finals. Check out our previous coverage for a rundown of Evo 2013 winners across the nine grand finals. Founder and organizer Tom Cannon previously told Polygon that Evo 2013 was the tournament's biggest year yet. Evo 2013 broke viewership records on Twitch, with 1.7 million unique viewers watching the tournament's official livestream...
By Michael McWhertor on Jul 14, 2013 07.14.13
J'onn J'onzz, better known as Martian Manhunter, will be added to the roster of DC superheroes featured in Injustice: Gods Among Us, developer NetherRealm confirmed at Evo 2013 today. The frequently requested Martian Manhunter will arrive as Injustice's fifth downloadable character, following Lobo, Batgirl, General Zod and Scorpion. Joining Martian Manhunter will be John Stewart — or at least a new skin for the Green Lantern — who appears in the forthcoming DLC's first gameplay trailer. The trailer ends with what appears to be an alternate look for the shapeshifting Martian Manhunter, hewing closer to the alien's original anatomical makeup. Injustice: Gods Among Us is available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U.
By John Funk on Jul 03, 2013 07.03.13
A new trailer for DC Universe fighter Injustice: Gods Among Us catches viewers up on the history of new DLC fighter General Zod. Once a brilliant general in the service of Superman's home planet of Krypton, Zod's appetite for power led him to become a tyrant. In punishment, he was exiled to the Phantom Zone, from whence it was assumed he could never return. Zod is one of Superman's most prominent nemeses, and has been the main villain twice in Superman films, in 1980's Superman 2 and in this year's Man of Steel. General Zod is now available as DLC.
By Samit Sarkar on Jun 21, 2013 06.21.13
Injustice: Gods Among Us will get a new skin for Superman next month, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today along the release of a trailer for the upcoming downloadable character General Zod. Zod was revealed as Injustice's fourth add-on character during an episode of Conan last week. He will be available July 2 for $4.99 in North America, €4.99 in Europe and £3.99 in the U.K. on PlayStation Network, and 400 Microsoft Points ($5) on Xbox Live. Like the previous three downloadable characters, Zod will be free for those who purchased the $15 Injustice DLC season pass. The new Superman skin is based on the version that appears in the new film Man of Steel, which stars Henry Cavill as the Krypton-born hero. It will cost $0.99 on PlayStation Network, and 80...
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Jun 07, 2013 06.07.13
Mortal Kombat character Scorpion will be available as downloadable content for Injustice: Gods Among Us on June 11, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today. Scorpion's appearance in Injustice features a new design by DC Entertainment co-publisher and artist Jim Lee. His inclusion as DLC for the title was announced earlier this week. Scorpion will be available through the Xbox Live Marketplace for $5 (400 Microsoft Points) and through PlayStation Network for $4.99. The add-on, along with all other Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC, is expected to launch for the game's Wii U version this summer. Check out the video above for a closer look at Scorpion in Injustice: Gods Among Us.