Lego: Batman 2: DC Super Heroes is the best Batman-Superman team-up video game I've ever played, though it's worth mentioning that it is also the only Batman-Superman team-up video game I've ever played. (It might be the only one that exists.)
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This is what will keep me from losing interest in LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes as I did other LEGO games. Love the toys, love the concept, but I need talking, preferably of the witty variety. This'll do.
Let us begin Kotaku's Day of Video Game Preview (May 22nd edition) with a caveat about the information we may bring you about Lego Batman 2: DC Super-Heroes. I can't tell you if this game, which includes Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Martian Manhunter, Cyborg and Green Lantern also includes Hawkman.
With Superman, Wonder Woman and Green lantern joining the Dark Knight in Lego Batman 2, you're pretty much going to be able to assemble a miniature Justice League in the block-happy sequel. But since when it comes to hero team-ups, four measly characters is barely an appetizer. You'll be happy to know, then, that…
Crossovers happen in comics all the time, where characters stumble into worlds that look radically different and meet alternate versions of themselves. Such a thing probably won't happen with the kid-friendly Lego Batman 2 and the Dark Knight's ultra-violent exploits in Batman: Arkham City.
There will be voice-acting in the Lego Batman 2: DC Super-Heroes. That will sound strange if you've ever enjoyed the silly warbling that passes for talking in the man hit Lego video games.