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Superhero Games – Some Ideas

Recently I’ve been thinking about Batman: Arkham Asylum. Rocksteady’s stealthy facepuncher sim was last year’s dark horse game, it came from nowhere and ended up in most people’s best of lists, it really got the appeal of Batman and translated it perfectly into game form. With a sequel due out next year, I’ve been wondering, why are there so good games about superhero comics? So, following in the path of Arkham Asylum, I’ve tried to set out some ideas for how to construct interesting games that reflect the ideas behind heroes uniquely. I’ve deliberately chosen the heroes I think I…