The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games

Injustice: Gods Among Us, the latest fighting game based on the DC Universe characters, just hit the shelves today in North America. This gave us a great opportunity to ride back in time and see DC Comics characters featured in video games evolve from large dull pixels to realistic entities.

Since these games are almost as old as the medium itself, there are plenty to choose from, both good and bad. But all are memorable.

Superman (1979 - Atari 2600)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Batman: The Caped Crusader (1988 - Multiplatform, the screenshot is from the C64 port)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Superman (Arcade - 1988)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Batman (1989 NES)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


The Flash (1991 - Game Boy)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Batman Returns (1993 - SNES / Sega Genesis)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


The Death And Return Of Superman (1994 - SNES / Sega Genesis)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Justice League Task Force (1995 - Sega CD, Sega Genesis)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Batman & Robin (1998 - PlayStation)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Batman: Gotham City Racer (2001 - PlayStation)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis (2003 - GameCube, Xbox)

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Justice League Heroes (2006 - Multiplatform)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Lego Batman: The Videogame (2008 - Multiplatform)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe (2008 - PlayStation 3 / Xbox360)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 - Multiplatform)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


DC Universe Online (2011 - PC, PlayStation 3)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Batman: Arkham City (2011 - Multiplatform)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


Injustice: Gods Amoung Us (2013 - Multiplatform)

The Evolution Of DC Comics' Characters In Video Games


What was the most memorable video game you've played that featured DC characters? Don't forget to show them in the comments!

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