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  • Summary: Every battle defines you. Power up and build the ultimate version of your favorite DC legends in INJUSTICE 2. With a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, INJUSTICE 2 allows you to equip every iconic character with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game.Every battle defines you. Power up and build the ultimate version of your favorite DC legends in INJUSTICE 2. With a massive selection of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, INJUSTICE 2 allows you to equip every iconic character with unique and powerful gear earned throughout the game. Experience an unprecedented level of control over how your favorite characters look, how they fight, and how they develop across a huge variety of game modes. This is your super Hero. Your Journey. Your Injustice. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 88 out of 90
  2. Negative: 0 out of 90
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Jul 24, 2017
    100
    Excellent game and must-have for any fan of this genre. Sophisticated gaming mechanisms are complemented by a good campaign and an addictive Multiverse. [Issue#274]
  2. May 25, 2017
    90
    This is the first fighting game I've recommended to my non-fighting game friends in a long time. Whether you just like the idea of a DC superhero punch party, enjoy RPGish gear hooks, or have been looking for an approachable way into fighting games, Injustice 2 has you covered.
  3. May 17, 2017
    90
    The unrivaled amount of single-player content to explore, especially the highlight Multiverse mode, and the height of Injustice 2’s skill ceiling make it an easy environment in which to lose hours of your day without ever even challenging another human… or giant telekinetic gorilla, as it were.
  4. Jun 7, 2017
    90
    While the competitive future of Injustice 2 is currently unclear, one thing is certain: NetherRealm have created a highly polished fighter. With a campaign mode that blows the competition out of the water, fights that pop, and an extensive customisation system, the Chicago-based studio has done right by the DC license.
  5. May 16, 2017
    88
    A great over-the-top fighting game with DC characters, great presentation and diverse combat system.
  6. May 16, 2017
    85
    Injustice 2 is a great sequel for Gods Among Us. NetherRealm Studios took a pretty safe road with this title in terms of gameplay mechanics, but the little changes they made work perfectly. A great story, good loot box system and a solid multiplayer, make this experience worthwhile.
  7. May 18, 2017
    60
    These fruits are soured by lazy, contrived storytelling, and a gear system that stands in opposition to what fighting games should be about. All of this ultimately makes Injustice 2 a step back not only from the original but also from the level of quality we’re used to seeing from NetherRealm.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 92 out of 129
  2. Negative: 17 out of 129
  1. May 16, 2017
    10
    Injustice 2 has developed itself a lot. The gear mode attracts you very much. U r becoming addicted to it. Characters are so cool but I wantInjustice 2 has developed itself a lot. The gear mode attracts you very much. U r becoming addicted to it. Characters are so cool but I want at least 40 of them. Can one fighting game get Game of the Year nominee? Maybe... Expand
  2. Jun 15, 2017
    10
    Best fighting game of the year. Ton of single player content, great story multiple story paths and great customization options. Hours andBest fighting game of the year. Ton of single player content, great story multiple story paths and great customization options. Hours and hours worth of gameplay. Expand
  3. Jun 3, 2017
    10
    Injustice 2 contains a large amount of content for casual players. The excellent single player story coupled with individual stories in theInjustice 2 contains a large amount of content for casual players. The excellent single player story coupled with individual stories in the multi verse mode. There is also extensive customization of characters in which you can even alter their playstyle. I have not been this impressed with a fighting game in a very long time. Expand
  4. Oct 29, 2017
    8
    Три Ха-Ха, два раза! (Injustice2)

    Главное изменение I2 - стилизация. Книжные образы героев, как и декорации, стали киношными. Крупными
    Три Ха-Ха, два раза! (Injustice2)

    Главное изменение I2 - стилизация. Книжные образы героев, как и декорации, стали киношными. Крупными планами в одиночке прямо таки тычут в лицо, чтобы продемонстрировать бесспорно одну из лучших моделей лицевой анимации, но это пожалуй единственный плюс в сольнике, потому как пропало разнообразие игровых ситуаций. Нам показывают именно кино, а в промежутках дают возможность либо подраться, либо выбрать кем мы будем это делать, и снова то же самое. Благо темпоритм боёв не претендует на лавры GGX, а потому и играть даже на VH вполне комфортно. Следом за синглОм идут два вида "Мультивселенных", режим противостояний ИИ и сетевые бои, где всё крутится вокруг "шмота" и уровней каждого, взятого отдельно героя или злодея игры. Плюс в том, что кастом эбических масштабов, а потому появляется стимул для оттачивания мастерства, а минус в том, что пока найдёшь шёртики на попку той же Харли и поднимешь её уровень, для возможности их напялить, все остальные персы просто будут "голожопыми".
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  5. May 21, 2017
    8
    I typically don't give many high scores when reviewing games, so keep that in mind when I tell you that I give Injustice 2 a 9 out of 10. IfI typically don't give many high scores when reviewing games, so keep that in mind when I tell you that I give Injustice 2 a 9 out of 10. If you are a fan of fighting games, a fan of the Mortal Kombat-style gameplay, or a fan of DC comics, Injustice 2 will scratch your itch. There is so much on offer that taking a top-down view of the game is a bit intimidating. The controls are spot on, building on the legacy of both the modern-era Mortal Kombat games and the previous Injustice. The graphics are incredible, both during gameplay and during story cutscenes.

    There is a story mode, continuing the story from the first game, that lasts 6-8 hours depending on both your skill with multiple characters and your choices. Yes, choices...you will get to decide which characters you use (to an extent) as you play through the story, and your choices affect what happens as well as what rewards you earn. There is also a fantastic Multiverse mode, which presents a number of different single player fights with various modifiers. Maybe you have Harley Quinn as a summonable sidekick, or maybe the Joker periodically drops bombs into the stage throughout the match. Either way, you get rewarded for doing well and it mixes up the action from the usual one-on-one fighting.

    The gear system provides a lot of fun incentive to try out new characters and work on building up your favorites. The gear not only changes how a character looks, but also adds stats like health, defense, etc, as well as sometimes adding little cantrips like gaining extra xp or credits, or taking less damage from certain types of attacks. There are even sets with bonuses for equipping multiple pieces in a set.

    There's a lot on offer in Injustice 2, and I found myself unable to put my controller down. I kept wanting to try one more Multiverse tower, or level up a character so I could equip some newfound piece of gear, or just battle online to contribute to my guild. You will not be disappointed unless you just flat out don't like fighting games.

    Edit: I am revising my score down a point after spending nearly a week with the game. There are some pretty nasty inconsistencies that I think can be addressed with a small patch. The gear system suffers from the same problem World of Warcraft did early on. Namely, you can acquire higher level gear that is far inferior to lower level gear. With all the different appearances, stats and cantrips available, there is no reason for such RNG variation in the numbers.

    The AI is also inconsistent. One minute you might be wiping the floor with an opponent, and the next, they pull out a 13 hit combo that leaves you with no room to breathe. It sometimes feels like any AI between 'Very Easy' and 'Very Hard' just toggles between those two extremes randomly.

    Finally, the Multiverse bosses are just plain not fun. They force you to play nearly perfect for an extended period, as bosses enjoy boosts like hit armor and overall reduced damage. I suppose they would be fun for that handful of people that liked fighting Shao Khan (from Mortal Kombat 9) or Gil (Street Fighter 3), but those people are few and far between (this being on the internet, I'm sure I'll see dozens of people who claim otherwise). It's disappointing to see such a great game include 'cheap bosses' as a regular feature.

    Still, the game is great and worth your time. Hopefully NRS can address some of these early flaws and we can talk about being game of the year.
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  6. Sep 9, 2020
    7
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  7. Nov 14, 2020
    0
    Worst fighting game ever made. People who give this game high scores are whst is wrong with the industry. The game is trash in everyway butWorst fighting game ever made. People who give this game high scores are whst is wrong with the industry. The game is trash in everyway but you have all the fan boy$ loving mictotransactions coming out the a$$ Expand

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