Parents' Guide to

Injustice 2

By David Chapman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Great, deep DC comic brawler avoids sequel Kryponite.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 10+

Friendly version of Mortal Kombat

I've been playing this game for about 2 years now and I think its a pretty good game. The game is a lot like Mortal Combat another amazing fighting game. You can actually buy characters in the game such as Sub-Zero and Raiden which I thought was a pretty cool feature. If you play the fighting mode in the game there's diffidently a mild amount of gore but to me its not super bad. But if you play this story mode I would probably say its a lot more violent. Sense this game is DC it makes the game a lot more enjoyable and you might even learn about characters you have never even heard of before. The game involves breaking people backs, necks stabbing hearts, shooting throat's and being ripped apart by Bud and Lou aka Harley Quinn's hyenas. There really isn't anything about drinking or smoking but there is swearing such as S***, A** and B****. This game is just a bunch of Super Hero's and Super Villain's Battling each other so I would say give it a go but if you don't think you'll enjoy it that much then that's fine.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 12+

This title has:

Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (39 ):

This enhanced sequel takes to the skies with more than enough content and depth to appeal to fighting and comic book fans. Thankfully, Injustice 2 has no shortage of superhumans. With a more robust story, an expanded and eclectic roster of fighters, and faster, more responsive controls, the game takes everything that fans loved about the original and cranks it up. Injustice 2 feels like a comic book story brought to life, with real weight put into the characters' motives and actions. Then, after the battles are over, there's a real resolution that carries the story to the next development.

One new twist centers on Gear. Players, through various actions, can earn Mother Boxes, which contain Gear for individual fighters. These add-ons can give players an added boost in single-player matches, as well as provide some cool customized looks and new gameplay styles. Players also can use actual money to buy Gear in the game. While it might be tempting to buy it to overpower your opponents, the developers made sure to balance things out by allowing players to disable the Gear abilities or, if playing with the Gear active, balancing the base stats of the characters so veteran players with high-level fighters don't overpower rookies right out of the gate. Either way, though, you can't pay your way to victory, and the loot system does give players a reason to keep coming back to the game.

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