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Swinging Video: Champions

Swinging Video: Champions

Super strength and heat rays are great, but you can’t have a superhero game without Spidey-style swinging; this new trailer for Champions Online has us checking our web shooters.

X-Men Trilogy (BD)

X-Men Trilogy (BD)

Wolverine’s just around the corner, so bone-up on your mutant mythology with the X-Men Trilogy three-disc Blu-ray set; the trilogy is on the first two discs and a digital copy on the last.

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CoH: Mission Architect

CoH: Mission Architect

The time is nigh for City of Heroes’ Issue 14: Mission Architect update, and with it this trailer shows how players can create everything from quickie missions to multi-chapter arcs.

Arkham Asylum C.E.

Arkham Asylum C.E.

Incognito no more, Arkham Asylum’s Collector’s Edition sports a sweet 14″ Batarang with stand; also included is a leather jacket, Arkham Doctor’s journal and behind the scenes DVD.

MMSDX Series Joker

MMSDX Series Joker

Sporting the police imposter outfit from The Dark Knight, this MMSDX Joker is so-named for the creepily realistic eyes which actually roll and are detailed down to the translucent iris.

Cliche Super Heroes Tee

Cliche Super Heroes Tee

You know we’ve got too many superheroes (and villains) running around with this Hall of Cliche Super Heroes tee; you’ll find just about every archetype, from vigilante cop to gimmicky pet.

Teaser #2: Astro Boy

Teaser #2: Astro Boy

The second teaser for Astro Boy is up, and squeezes in quite a few new goodies in only 30 seconds: you’ll hear Astro Boy’s voice for the first time as well as meet Dr. Tenma and Cora.

South Park: The Coon

South Park: The Coon

Frank Miller’s film adaptation of The Spirit was a box-office bomb, but we found its film-noirish style perfect for a South Park parody with Cartman playing “The Coon.” Full episode here.

Invisible Predator: Arkham

Invisible Predator: Arkham

This Invisible Predator trailer for Arkham Asylum shows off what we like best about Batman: namely, his use of stealth (dropping in from above: sick) and abundance of gadgets.

Lex Luthor Bailout

Lex Luthor Bailout

You know things are bad when even Lex Luthor needs to beg for a bailout: the skullcap is atrocious, but there’s nothing like watching a supervillain having a nervous breakdown.

Power Trailer: Infamous

Power Trailer: Infamous

Filled with Zack Snyder/300-style slo-mo shots and a rockin’ sound track, we were amazed that this gorgeous Beauty of Power trailer for Infamous uses only in-game footage.

Watchmen Saturday Cartoon

Watchmen Saturday Cartoon

For those of you suffering from post-Watchmen trauma, this Saturday morning-styled Watchmen cartoon is so bright and cheesy it’s almost foul; in short, the perfect hangover cure.

Science of Watchmen

Science of Watchmen

The Physics of Superheroes author and professor James Kakalios explains the science behind Watchmen’s Dr. Manhattan above; it’s “not strictly correct… but cool nonetheless.”

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The Hero Factory

The Hero Factory

Meet Captain Awesomer, above: we built him in The Hero Factory, a comic book-styled website that lets you customize apparel, abilities and more, all while listening to 80s music.

New Era x DC Caps

New Era x DC Caps

New Era and DC Comics’ latest collaboration is a set of Batman-themed monochrome fitted caps; they include the famous onomatopoeia of the original TV series as well as the bat signal.

Gameplay: InFamous

Gameplay: InFamous

Sparks are flying in this gameplay video for InFamous; the superhero MMO shows off a multitude of enemies including one hulking metal leviathan that seems almost Magneto-inspired.

Watchmen: Rorschach’s Mask

Watchmen: Rorschach’s Mask

Part of an ongoing series of webisodes for the upcoming Watchmen movie, the video above focuses mainly on the special effects for the various inkblots on Rorschach’s mask.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2

Okay, so the plot is an X-Men rehash, but this “Taking Sides” trailer for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 has us salivating over new power combos and a heavily upgraded game engine.

Video: Batman Gets Pwnd

Video: Batman Gets Pwnd

Our favorite powerless superhero gets his ass handed to him by his butler in this hilarious Batman Gets Pwned video; he may be the Dark Knight, but his gaming skills are teh suxorz.

Breakout Trailer: Batman

Breakout Trailer: Batman

While previous trailers for Batman: Arkham Asylum have been annoyingly vague or artsy, this breakout video has us positively stoked in a way we haven’t felt since Dark Knight.

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Tales of the Black Freighter

Tales of the Black Freighter

Available March 24th, Tales of the Black Freighter (DVD, BD) is an animated retelling of a fictional comic book within the Watchmen; for some, it’s arguably the best part of the graphic novel.

Superuseless Superpowers

Superuseless Superpowers

If superpowers are mutations a-la X-Men, most should be dead ends; Superuseless Superpowers explores pointless abilities including 13th Bullet Bulletproof and Slumberjack.

Trailer: DC Universe Online

Trailer: DC Universe Online

We’re a bit iffy on this early trailer’s graphics, but with Jim Lee at the helm of DC Universe Online, along with 100+ heroes and villains plus Metropolis and Gotham, we’re plenty stoked.

Trailer: inFamous

Trailer: inFamous

Sucker Punch’s PS3-only superhero game, inFamous, is reminiscent of Prototype; it is however fully open-ended, which means we’ll see plenty of third-person mayhem in our future.

Shoot the Baddies

Shoot the Baddies

Finally, some targets geeks will appreciate: Olly Moss’ has a sweet “Shoot the Baddies” graphic that features our favorite movie and game villains. Note: vote for it at Threadless.

Trailer: Push

Trailer: Push

With Djimon Hounsou and Fantastic Four’s Chris Evans, Push is like the cinematic version of Heroes; it focuses on government-hired psychics divided into 10 types of powers.

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