Brainiac isn’t the only big baddie that will be appearing in the upcoming video game sequel, Injustice 2, as we will be meeting another iconic villain. The ruler of Apokolips himself, Darkseid, will be available as a DLC character for those who pre-order the Ultimate Edition of the game.
As we are getting closer and closer to the release of the sequel, the game developers released today a new gameplay trailer for the iconic DC Comics baddie, including a fight between him and Injustice 2’s big bad, Brainiac. Check out the new video below along with an official character description from the developers.
“A being of pure hate incarnate, the lord of Apokolips Darkseid demands the total subjugation of all existence. His merciless obsession has left a wake of suffering and obliteration as he seeks the Anti-Life Equation. With his invincible body, limitless strength, army of Parademons, and the annihilating power of his Omega Beams make him not only a threat to this world, but to every world within reach.”
The new characters that have been announced so far are: Kara Zor-El a.k.a. Supergirl, Jaime Reyes a.k.a. Blue Beetle, Dinah Laurel Lance a.k.a. Black Canary, Floyd Lawton a.k.a. Deadshot, Gorilla Grodd, Atrocitus Damian Wayne a.k.a. Robin, Poison Ivy, Doctor Fate, Swamp Thing, Cyborg, Firestorm, Captain Cold, Catwoman, and Brainiac.
“Injustice 2 is the super-powered sequel to the hit game Injustice: Gods Among Us that allows players to build and power up the ultimate version of their favorite DC characters. Featuring a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, players can personalize iconic DC characters with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. Additionally, for the first time, gamers can take control of how their characters look, fight and develop across a variety of game modes.”
Injustice 2 will be available to both the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system as well as Xbox One on May 16. Pre-order your copy today at Injustice 2’s official website.
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10 Deadliest Super Villain Groups In Comic Books
Everyone loves the hero, but the super villain gets to have all the fun. The Justice League and Avengers are great, but their foes are just as powerful. And, unlike their heroic counter parts, the villains have no problem being deadly on the battlefield.
Some villains are scary enough on their own (I’m looking at you Joker) but sometimes they need to team up to be able to meet their goal. Two heads are always better than one, even if their evil heads, and ten evil heads is even better. At the end of the day there are very few villains who can take down a full team of superheroes by themselves. It falls to super villains to come together and start alliances to earn any of the respect they so badly want.
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