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Superheroes are a major cultural force in the movies, but outside of Batman, few heroes get the video game treatment they deserve. Which is a shame, because there's a history of fantastic superhero games that grasped what made its source material click. Here are eight examples of video games that really helped you feel immersed in a superhero universe.
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The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction
The Hulk is less of a superhero than a force of nature, one that destroys everything in its path and can only be aimed at villains. So instead of making him just another hero, The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction embraced that perspective entirely. While the story was about Bruce Banner trying to find a cure, once you actually controlled Hulk you could smash cars, topple skyscrapers, and fistfight the Hulkbuster robots sent to apprehend you. It perfectly captured Grand Theft Auto's spirit in a superhero narrative, and it's an absolute shame modern games couldn't explore those topics.