Injustice: Gods Among Us 2.0 is Something to Rave About
Recently came a major addition to the already huge mobile platformer Injustice: Gods Among Us and it has sent bored players up and raving about the game again, reminding everyone (including me) that a day may be long, but it never gets boring.
(If you’ve never played this game, consider downloading it. It’s free to download on iOS and Android since its release last year.)
The first release has an already impressive (read: borderline tiring to choose from) stable of characters, and progress in the game gets stronger characters using the gold and the items you earn (or buy with real money, but why would anyone do that?). Strategizing is at the heart of this game, and thus I have spent many combined hours inside the throne room (aka the toilet) formulating the best hero combination from the existing characters in my roster.
Injustice: Gods Among Us 2.0
There’s a new major patch to Injustice: Gods Among Us and in this patch is the multiplayer mode. Another way for me to fight with people? I am in. There are new ladders to be climbed: the multiplayer mode has another series of ladders where you have to fight other player teams, controlled by AI, to get more swag and level up your online multiplayer profile. Hours pass and your hygiene goes rancid. Fortunately, the superheroes get ‘tired’ when their energy gets drained from fighting each othe, and waiting for the bar to be replenished is more than enough for a shower, a meal, and – if you haven’t yet sacrificed it – socializing. Then back to bashing.
After each challenge ladder, there are rewards: energy refills, cards, gold and supremacy over your friends. Ironically, the higher and faster you burn through the challenge ladders, the harder your fall is from the ladders in your social life. Injustice: Gods Among Us is addictive. Dependent on your wins and losses against other players’ teams is your position in the leaderboards, which ranks all the players from all over the world. Last time I checked, I was within the Top 5% of the players, and this higher ranking gets me certain prizes roughly every week. Honestly, this has become a way of life more than just a time-wasting app.
This patch also brought more hero cards and gears that do many beneficial things to your favorite team of supercool characters. Gears, once equipped, boost attacks, HP, or blocking power, among many. As of this writing, there is no official list of gears and this is where some of the excitement comes from.
Come join the legion.
(Available for iOS and Android… for FREE, I repeat.)