While video games happen to be a yearly multi-billion dollar enterprise, superheroes are not always at the forefront of this media industry as they are featured much more in television and films for some reason. A good number of superhero themed games do get released here and there, but fail to dominate our home consoles the same way movies do. Here today we take a look at the best superhero video games of all time:
15. Ultimate Spiderman (2005)
Released in 2005, this video game from Treyarch is still the best Spiderman game released till date.
The game features the most refined web-slinging experience ever, coupled with great spidey reflexes, storyline and combos.
14. Freedom Force (2002)
Founded by Irrational Games in 2002, Freedom Force features characters which are archetypes of Classic Marvel Heroes like Spider-man, Captain America and Iron Man etc.
The game features an epic original plot and offers excellent RPG and strategy elements. It is surely one of the best superhero games for pc ever.
13. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
This video game from Raven Software hit the market in May 2009 and shocked the gaming community with its detailed and glorified graphic content. Although X-Men Origins: Wolverine faces some challenges, but it manages to solve them by perfectly capturing Wolverine’s cruelty in combat.
If you are into violent games then this game surely stands amongst the most violent video games ever.
12. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (2013)
Featuring over 100 playable Marvel characters, LEGO is an open world game that has stood the test of time for a couple of years.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes has a rich environment for any LEGO games, while keeping the gameplay simple and fun.
11. Marvel Ultimate Alliance (2006)
Also from Raven Software, Marvel Ultimate Alliance (MUA) which was released in 2006 is the first video game that found its way out from Xavier’s school for the mutants to make a grand landing in the Marvel Universe.
Credit to earlier efforts by Raven’s, MUA turned out to be well polished with excellent gameplay and graphics.
10. Batman Returns (1993)
At one time, nearly every blockbuster had a video game tie-in, and perhaps Batman Returns for Super Nintendo was among the best. This action video game has side-scrolling features and became famous when it got featured in Tim Burton’s film.
The characters and locations from the film have 16-bit renderings which are realized in a visually interesting manner.
9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time (1991)
If you have been looking for a group of heroes that consistently have video games, look no further other than the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
They have a wide range of games from poor to great, but “Turtles in Time” stands out amongst the others thanks to its setting where turtles are thrown out via a time loop and must find their way through pirate times, prehistoric times and wild west.
8. X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 (2001, 2003)
X-Men Mutant Academy 2, is another superhero fighting game that emerged from the X-Men franchise and featured 18 playable characters and a host of different levels.
It has a hidden “pool party” level and also comes with a unique web slinger as a secret character.