VIDEO GAMES: Concept Art For Housemarque's Failed SUPERMAN Game

Game developer Housemarque pitched a new Superman game to DC and Warner Brothers Games that would have been a never before seen take on the character. While they ultimately passed, click her to take a look at come concept art featuring Supes and Doomsday.

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By Jake "WaylonJones" Lester - 2/10/2013

Concept artist Amar Djouad, via Shogun Gamer has debuted some new art on his web site from a failed Superman game that Finish developer Housemarque was developing. The art was shown to WB Games and DC, with them deciding to pass on the project. The game, obviously, would feature Superman as well as Doomsday. Check out the art for both below.





According to Djouad, the design of Superman was suppose to make him look a little worn, with him carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders. He is also sporting a re-designed S emblem which wasn't explained. Even though this game didn't get picked up, it looks like and interesting, never before seen take on the character. For the latest on all thing superhero video game, check back here at CBM.


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Anthrax - 2/10/2013, 7:07 PM
that suit looks like shit. does look like it could have been a cool game.
Anthrax - 2/10/2013, 7:10 PM
no wait thats doomsday he looks horrible too lol. But then im guessing those were from early in developement cant complain cause it never got made.
Anthrax - 2/10/2013, 7:14 PM
me too that game looked like it could have been epic:(

Knightrider - 2/10/2013, 7:14 PM
Superman looks drunk! I am all for "new takes", but considering we are yet to get a decent Superman game, we should put any "new takes" on hold until that is achieved.
DrDoom - 2/10/2013, 7:22 PM
Doomsday looks like a [frick]ing Godzilla villain lol
sbdc1939 - 2/10/2013, 7:29 PM
Yea someone really should of made the Factor 5 Superman game i would of played that vrap out of that. But i did play Superman Doomsday alot too i was disapointed i didnt get a sequel to that.
HAILHYDRA - 2/10/2013, 7:33 PM
Somewhere in some alternate timeline this game and the Wonder Woman TV show got made and the Arrow pilot was never picked up. Let's be glad we don't live there.
ComicFan1134 - 2/10/2013, 7:35 PM
Fail.
CavEl - 2/10/2013, 7:35 PM
here's hoping that Man of Steel comes with a truely epic Superman game! I need a Superman game with no limitations, I want to go to the [frick]ing sun and back!
JDUKE25 - 2/10/2013, 7:38 PM
Horrible. Just, horrible.
DCjohnny - 2/10/2013, 7:40 PM
i never played a 3D superman video game in my life....
DCjohnny - 2/10/2013, 7:42 PM
i hope rocksteady next game is superman....
RedLantern659 - 2/10/2013, 7:43 PM
Its simple the creators of the batman arkham series need to make a superman game.
thewolfx - 2/10/2013, 7:54 PM
Iv akways thought doomsdays green shorts were stupid and that he should ve rocking some green tatttered cloth around his waist.


But they made him big as fck in this game thatsjust dumb

They need to make the first good superman game already
Jollem - 2/10/2013, 8:00 PM
failed? seems about right
HeadPool420 - 2/10/2013, 8:01 PM
I don't want a depressed Superman fighting a giant Doomsday! If that's what other would like, cool for them but I'm glad this got canned.
TheCaptain - 2/10/2013, 8:08 PM
The best Superman game is LEGO Batman 2
:P
Franshu - 2/10/2013, 8:12 PM
Looks cool. I mean, the design of the characters is meh, the art is decent as copncept art, but the concept it suggests for the game certainly seems interesting
angus666 - 2/10/2013, 8:13 PM
He doesn't even have an S on his chest.
XavierLehnsherr - 2/10/2013, 8:13 PM
Superman Shadow of Apokolips was decent.

FightAs0ne - 2/10/2013, 8:55 PM
Supes games have been shit! From the N65 version to the Superman Returns movie game.
Brady1138 - 2/10/2013, 8:56 PM
Why do people feel like they always have to change the suit?
Durango95 - 2/10/2013, 9:00 PM
This guy needs to go back and study the human form. Also, is Superman a greaser?
xXkryptoniteXx - 2/10/2013, 9:09 PM
@XavierLehnsherr

DC Universe Online was the best Superman game, even if it was not focus on him but the fact of being your own hero in the DC world. Especially when flying around Metropolis and flying by Superman's statue. Epic and I miss having the time to invest and play that game.
KoonEl - 2/10/2013, 9:15 PM
I really liked Superman Returns until I got through most of it and realized they just kept repeating the same villains over and over again. The game was still 100 times better than the movie.
XavierLehnsherr - 2/10/2013, 9:39 PM
@xXkryptoniteXx

I still play every once in a while.

PSN XavierLehnsherr

Code name MetropoIis MarveI

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TexasTwoFace - 2/10/2013, 9:44 PM
Pass.
XavierLehnsherr - 2/10/2013, 9:57 PM
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XavierLehnsherr - 2/10/2013, 9:58 PM
I love my Kryptonian Commander controller armor.
loki668 - 2/10/2013, 10:35 PM
I just wish that someone could make a Superman game that didn't make you want to toss your game system out of the window. Seriously, there's never been a Superman game worth more than shitting on.

Lord Loki has spoken
XavierLehnsherr - 2/10/2013, 10:45 PM
I have never gone Number 2 on my PS3 after playing DCUO.

I just turned it off and then I went to sleep.
Emjeed - 2/10/2013, 11:12 PM
With WB/DC's track record of bad decision making.. man.. That was close..

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mgeoff88 - 2/10/2013, 11:13 PM
Wow... It's really not that hard to make a great Superman game.

I hope we get one someday that does The Man of Steel justice.
ZombieOverEasy - 2/11/2013, 1:46 AM
The Superman Returns game was a move in the right direction, I actually had fun with it for the first few hours, but it became too repetitive.
AlexDeLarge87 - 2/11/2013, 3:12 AM
^True

Just give it Arkham City graphics and great main story and it will be awesome.
Canon38 - 2/11/2013, 4:05 AM
no
Darthzilla - 2/11/2013, 5:00 AM
Blanca, how did you get in this game?
jimoakley666 - 2/11/2013, 5:14 AM
Interesting. Not loving the Super-Mullet though.
ComicBookGoth - 2/11/2013, 7:13 AM
that doomsday concept reminds me of Joshua Walker the All-American Boy.



THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 2/11/2013, 12:17 PM

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