For a long time, DC wore the crown when it came to comic book games. Rocksteady Studios’ “Arkham” series was the first modern title that was legitimately in the game of the year discussion and entries such as “Lego Batman” and “The Wolf Among Us” were deserving of praise.
But in the past few years, Marvel has made strides. Developer Insomniac has done wonders with the “Spider-Man” franchise and Second Dinner beautifully translated the Marvel universe into a fast-paced card game. Now, Firaxis Games, the studio behind the “Sid Meier’s Civilization” series and the rebooted “XCOM,” has taken its hand at mutants and Avengers with surprisingly good results.
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