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  • Summary: In Young Justice: Legacy fans can look forward to an original storyline set in between Seasons 1 and 2 of the television series, written in collaboration with show writers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti. The game is packed with fan favorite playable characters, cameo appearances by popular Justice League heroes and villains, and includes online multiplayer as well as local multiplayer modes. Collapse
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  1. Jan 30, 2014
    48
    Young Justice: Legacy proves once again that making a game just for the sake of taping into the appetite for another product, in this case, the cartoon, is a bad idea. Freedom Factory neglected the game all around and only the most enthusiastic fans of the cancelled TV series will enjoy it to some extent.
  2. Dec 11, 2013
    48
    And then there are the visuals. Oh, my sweet Jim Lee...the pixilated graphics are previous-gen at best, and I would’ve thought I was playing this on the first Xbox or the PlayStation 2 if I didn’t know better.
  3. Jan 20, 2014
    30
    Young Justice: Legacy exists as a video game accompaniment to the TV series, and in this regard it’s a repetitive, unsatisfying, and unimpressive failure. There are better scrolling beat-em up’s out there, and there’s more than enough Superhero media around to help you avoid playing this.
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  1. Nov 22, 2013
    9
    Worth it. Surprisingly, far more than expected in terms of quality and platability. Very good story, complete experience. It's a kind of Marvel Alliance but for any reason (and positive) it feels more authentic and real, for me as a hardcore player and my two sons.
    Why I'd recommend this game?
    Is one of the best superheroes game ever, action, rpg, very good graphics, complex adventure, interesting and deep story... a must have for DC fans, a must have for super-hero games and must have for TV show fans.
    I'm a confessed fan of at least two out of three previous points and we're really enjoying this game!
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  2. Nov 22, 2013
    4
    As a fan of the show I have been looking forward to this game for a while, despite the delays. So when it finally came out I purchased it immediately and fired it up.

    What I found is a game that has game-play and graphics that would be considered sub par on a PS2 system, much less a PS3.

    The controls are clunky with nothing to do more than repeatedly mash buttons with no rhyme or reason. The enemy A.I. and design are repetitive, and require nothing more to defeat than to keep mashing buttons.

    There is a bit of "RPG" elements in the game, as you can level up, but that means nothing more than a new move becomes available that you usually will never use over simply punching enemies until they fall over, which they do easily.

    It's no wonder this game was delayed, and even canceled for the Wii U, because the developers most likely knew it was terrible and they didn't want to waste their time porting it.

    This game is possibly the reason the show got canceled.

    It would be more fun to sit in front of the TV watching an episode of the show holding a PS3 remote and pretending you are playing a game.

    My biggest regret is that I purchased the game as a download, and now I'm stuck with it. Because I would trade it now for a cup of coffee and a donut.
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  3. Nov 30, 2013
    4
    I just played this game for a few hours and I'm quite disappointed. I loved the show, and this game holds up the spirit that it had, but the gameplay, graphics, and design are extremely poor. I might have been able to stand all the blemishes had it not been for the god-awful controls. It was work just to get my character to move around properly, let alone hit the enemy consistently. After awhile, I just had to give up. Expand
  4. Nov 19, 2013
    4
    This game is easily a cash in after the outcry of fans wanting more Young Justice. The story is sub-par, the graphics are okay, and the animations are blocky. But let's talk about the important stuff. The gameplay. How is it? It's not terrible, not it's not okay or positive at all. It feels like a third person view of marvel heroes with bare bones gameplay. If I could compare this to another superhero game, I would compare it to Deadpool. Both are budget games hoping to make quick cash. However at least Deadpool's animations were fluid and had good writing.

    Do I recommend this game? Not for buying, and probably not for renting. This game is for those with literally nothing to play on their current-gen console. Speaking of which, another problem is bought up. Release date. This game was released on the 19th of November 2013, which automatically makes two risks that ended up failing. The next-gen consoles are already out, and there is no sign of this game on the PS4 or Xbox One (plus there's next to no reason to play a current-gen console just for this game) and this game was released way after Young Justice ended. I actually feel somewhat insulted of how this game has been in development for a while, and hyped by several DC fans/
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  5. Nov 22, 2013
    2
    I loved the TV show, and really wanted to love this game. The story and voice acting are right out of the show and give a last hurrah to an what I think is the best superhero universe in recent times. That is the game's only strength.

    The graphics would have been poor in the last generation of consoles. The backgrounds stutter, everything is jaggy, and the characters move with no weight or speed. It's difficult to aim projectile attacks, buttons do not always respond properly (you wanted to attack? nah, let's switch to a different character!) and there are collision issues with objects you need to throw or jump on. The in game text is tiny, and some of the menu text seems to be written by non-native speakers. Load screens pop up suddenly and frequently, even when selecting a character from the menu. The dialogue in the cut scenes sometimes has characters unintentionally talking over each other.

    It's a mediocre, Gauntlet-style game. If you have other people to play co-op with in your living room, it can be an OK way to pass the time. There's hard mode, mission mode, unlockable costumes, and even a trivia game for die-hard fans (though the timer is so short, you'll barely be able to read some of the questions). DLC for 4 new characters and costume packs are coming this weekend.

    It's crystal clear that a lot of love went in to the story, characters, and the universe itself. It's a shame that the gameplay was so ugly, repetitive, and glitchy.
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