New Injustice 2 Trailer Shows Off Playable Catwoman, Cheetah, Black Canary, and Poison Ivy

New Injustice 2 Trailer Shows Off Playable Catwoman, Cheetah, Black Canary, and Poison Ivy

Injustice 2's "Here Come the Girls" trailer reveals three new playable characters: Catwoman, Cheetah, and Poison Ivy, as well as a look at the previously announced Black Canary.

NetherRealm Studios has rolled out a new Injustice 2 trailer today. Titled "Here Come the Girls," it features Black Canary, who was previously shown off as playable, alongside three new playable characters for the upcoming fighting game: Catwoman, Cheetah, and Poison Ivy.

We had previously seen Poison Ivy in the game's story trailer, but today is the first confirmation that she would be playable as well.

Injustice 2 is due to hit PS4 and Xbox One on May 16, 2017.

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They all look awful. Who is the artist?

Ugliness on march.

Once again the MK guys prove they're unable to make female characters that don't look like they're poorly done parodies of drag queens.

Raven was horrid enough...this new batch is just sad.

I don't think they are ugly but they are bit "uncanny valley".

I'm no art expert but this is a "realistic" and proportioned style yes?

Black Canary looks alright (though I'm not famaliar with the character), Poison Ivy looks like a cosplayer, and Catwoman looks pretty awful.

Ezekiel:
They all look awful. Who is the artist?

Rastrelly:
Ugliness on march.

Tanis:
Once again the MK guys prove they're unable to make female characters that don't look like they're poorly done parodies of drag queens.

Raven was horrid enough...this new batch is just sad.

wizzy555:
I don't think they are ugly but they are bit "uncanny valley".

I'm no art expert but this is a "realistic" and proportioned style yes?

Casual Shinji:
Black Canary looks alright (though I'm not famaliar with the character), Poison Ivy looks like a cosplayer, and Catwoman looks pretty awful.

Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

Nature Guardian:

Ezekiel:
They all look awful. Who is the artist?

Rastrelly:
Ugliness on march.

Tanis:
Once again the MK guys prove they're unable to make female characters that don't look like they're poorly done parodies of drag queens.

Raven was horrid enough...this new batch is just sad.

wizzy555:
I don't think they are ugly but they are bit "uncanny valley".

I'm no art expert but this is a "realistic" and proportioned style yes?

Casual Shinji:
Black Canary looks alright (though I'm not famaliar with the character), Poison Ivy looks like a cosplayer, and Catwoman looks pretty awful.

Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

There is too little gameplay to speak of in this trailer. And the cast choices are nothing to write home about.(Although, Cheeta is a unsual one since I doubt most non-DC fans even know WTF she is)

All that's left is the very odd faces, which the trailer makes a point in showing. And it's uncanny valley central down there.

Nature Guardian:

Casual Shinji:
Black Canary looks alright (though I'm not famaliar with the character), Poison Ivy looks like a cosplayer, and Catwoman looks pretty awful.

Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

Sorry to bust your judgemental bubble there, but I didn't even mention their (sexual) attractiveness. I know it's hard to believe, but one can criticize the design of a female character without it being tied to how hot they are or are not.

Nature Guardian:

Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

Why would I waste time on some ugly looking shit? They are not my co-workers, they are not my friends and they are not people, they are a design element of a good someone is trying to sell to me, and they are no different from trim colour of a rad new dishwasher. And if you think differently - congratulations! Not only you are unable to differentiate fiction from reality, you've been effectively brainwashed and I am happy ta add you to my ignore list, as you are not a person any more.

Nature Guardian:

Ezekiel:
They all look awful. Who is the artist?

Rastrelly:
Ugliness on march.

Tanis:
Once again the MK guys prove they're unable to make female characters that don't look like they're poorly done parodies of drag queens.

Raven was horrid enough...this new batch is just sad.

wizzy555:
I don't think they are ugly but they are bit "uncanny valley".

I'm no art expert but this is a "realistic" and proportioned style yes?

Casual Shinji:
Black Canary looks alright (though I'm not famaliar with the character), Poison Ivy looks like a cosplayer, and Catwoman looks pretty awful.

Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

I don't think it is about whether or not the characters are attractive. It's more of a "they don't look sensible". A lot of the models in the Injustice gaming franchise have traditionally looked just "off". Maybe it's a scaling issue to make the grab and hit boxes for all of the characters more consistent. Maybe it's just a lighting issue. But the characters (both male and female) tend to just look odd.

The close-up of Canary looks good. The close-up of Cheetah actually looks pretty good. But, everything else looks a bit "wooden". That outfit for Ivy looks ridiculous. I don't want to see a nude character model with a leaf texture applied over her front. That seems lazy and out of character. But whatever. I'll wait and see how the final game shakes out.

Cheetah, huh? Well, why not. I guess another speed slasher is a good choice. I might have liked to see Big Barda or maybe Star Girl. Or go with a magical villainess--Enchantress or Circe. Maybe Killer Frost. I don't think you can work Giganta in there due to game constraints. Whatever. These guys made a pretty good game the first time around. I imagine they'll do it again.

Rastrelly:

Nature Guardian:

Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

Why would I waste time on some ugly looking shit? They are not my co-workers, they are not my friends and they are not people, they are a design element of a good someone is trying to sell to me, and they are no different from trim colour of a rad new dishwasher. And if you think differently - congratulations! Not only you are unable to differentiate fiction from reality, you've been effectively brainwashed and I am happy ta add you to my ignore list, as you are not a person any more.

What.

Clankenbeard:

Nature Guardian:

Ezekiel:
They all look awful. Who is the artist?

Rastrelly:
Ugliness on march.

Tanis:
Once again the MK guys prove they're unable to make female characters that don't look like they're poorly done parodies of drag queens.

Raven was horrid enough...this new batch is just sad.

wizzy555:
I don't think they are ugly but they are bit "uncanny valley".

I'm no art expert but this is a "realistic" and proportioned style yes?

Casual Shinji:
Black Canary looks alright (though I'm not famaliar with the character), Poison Ivy looks like a cosplayer, and Catwoman looks pretty awful.

Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

I don't think it is about whether or not the characters are attractive. It's more of a "they don't look sensible". A lot of the models in the Injustice gaming franchise have traditionally looked just "off". Maybe it's a scaling issue to make the grab and hit boxes for all of the characters more consistent. Maybe it's just a lighting issue. But the characters (both male and female) tend to just look odd.

The close-up of Canary looks good. The close-up of Cheetah actually looks pretty good. But, everything else looks a bit "wooden". That outfit for Ivy looks ridiculous. I don't want to see a nude character model with a leaf texture applied over her front. That seems lazy and out of character. But whatever. I'll wait and see how the final game shakes out.

Cheetah, huh? Well, why not. I guess another speed slasher is a good choice. I might have liked to see Big Barda or maybe Star Girl. Or go with a magical villainess--Enchantress or Circe. Maybe Killer Frost. I don't think you can work Giganta in there due to game constraints. Whatever. These guys made a pretty good game the first time around. I imagine they'll do it again.

I dunno, they seem fine to me.

The whole uncanny valley is simply because their faces are actually TOO realistic... shouldn't it be a praise to the developers?

But while I'm defending how they look, I actually hate the cast choices.
This is the most boring roster ever. It actively manages to pull me off from buying the game.

Nature Guardian:

What.

Reading problems? If your first reaction to actual and valid criticism of horrible design is 'SEXISTS!!!111' you have issues. Serious issues. Go fix those issues. Also, Escapist now has issues with ignore list. Wow. Much fun. Many comfort. This is a good face:
http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/uncharted-game/images/6/67/Uncharted-4_elena_1434429092.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20150617194007&path-prefix=ru
This is okay design: http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/fallout/images/5/5d/Piper_Wright_at_DC.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20160221143608
This is brilliant for its time: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/hu/thumb/f/f5/BGE_Jade.jpg/250px-BGE_Jade.jpg
This is fine: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/nd1UXwQ_XNw/maxresdefault.jpg

And this is CRAP http://cdn1-www.comingsoon.net/assets/uploads/2017/02/injusticegirls1.jpg

Nature Guardian:
Looks like female rights are a long way to go.

Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.

No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

I really hope this was sarcastic, but anyway.

1) They aren't real women
2) It's as much a comment on the art style of the models themselves
3) We have no information on the gameplay, it's a character reveal trailer.
4) I don't particularly care about the roster and it's hard to complain until you've seen the whole list so you know what is excluded. I would actually applaud them for using lesser known characters.

Clankenbeard:
That outfit for Ivy looks ridiculous. I don't want to see a nude character model with a leaf texture applied over her front. That seems lazy and out of character. But whatever. I'll wait and see how the final game shakes out.

I'm no DC character expert but isn't that entirely in character? You know a naturalist who shuns artificial things.

@Nature Guardian: I probably wasn't going to play this anyway. I'm not into fighting games. But there's not much gameplay to discuss. I'd most likely have to play it to judge the mechanics.

This isn't about sex. I would criticize bad looking male character designs too. I don't like their outfits. Some of the faces are weird too.

Rastrelly:

Nature Guardian:

What.

Reading problems? If your first reaction to actual and valid criticism of horrible design is 'SEXISTS!!!111' you have issues. Serious issues. Go fix those issues. Also, Escapist now has issues with ignore list. Wow. Much fun. Many comfort. This is a good face:
http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/uncharted-game/images/6/67/Uncharted-4_elena_1434429092.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20150617194007&path-prefix=ru
This is okay design: http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/fallout/images/5/5d/Piper_Wright_at_DC.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20160221143608
This is brilliant for its time: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/hu/thumb/f/f5/BGE_Jade.jpg/250px-BGE_Jade.jpg
This is fine: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/nd1UXwQ_XNw/maxresdefault.jpg

And this is CRAP http://cdn1-www.comingsoon.net/assets/uploads/2017/02/injusticegirls1.jpg

Ok, all the examples you posted seem fine to me. But I don't see the difference between the other ones and the Injustice one.

Ezekiel:
@Nature Guardian: I probably wasn't going to play this anyway. I'm not into fighting games. But there's not much gameplay to discuss. I'd most likely have to play it to judge the mechanics.

This isn't about sex. I would criticize bad looking male character designs too. I don't like their outfits. Some of the faces are weird too.

Maybe I should actually go and make a thread about it, but can we actually discuss about how underwhelming the roster is?

Why putting Cheetah AND Catwoman; Superman AND Supergirl; Swamp Thing AND Poison Ivy?

The cast is boring enough without occupying half of it with the same base concept idea repeated on another character.

This actually annoys me greatly because I AM someone who's quite into fighting games. But this roster is too boring....

From a standing start to Gender Issues in 6 posts.

Not bad Escapist. Hardly a record, but a solid performance.

I suppose if I can't play as Lobo I'll play as Cheetah....

Nature Guardian:
Looks like female rights are a long way to go.Here comes a trailer of the female cast, and of course all of the comments so far are only about wether they're attractive enough.No comments about the gameplay, no comment about the cast choice (why Ivy AND Swamp Thing; why Catwoman AND Cheetah????). Nope.

1) No doubt. Y-Power to my womyn on the from coast to coast. Pussy Hats for all!
HOWEVER...that has nothing to do with the MK folks sucking at female character design.
If ANYTHING your post is kind of ironic...given that the MK studio and games have been NOTORIOUSLY shitty in their treatment to their female characters.

2) AESTHETICS MATTER. Why is it 'sexist', which is what you're implying, to point out that Netherealm (SP?) Studios can't make FEMININE females and only seem to be able to add boobs to their male models?
YET...it's not sexist for NRS to treat their female fighters as an after thought...something that's needed because...boobs giggle lol?

3) The game play is the same as the last game...right? So what's there to talk about?
How the finishing moves look? It's the MK guys...all their games are pretty much the same with a few minor (okay, SOMETIMES major) tweaks to the game play.

4) Fine...let's go there.
*Ivy is a given, seeing as how they have Swamp Thing. They need a female version of The Green worshiper.
-But, again...why not use a design from the VERY POPULAR Batman games? Hopefully get the movie version as a skin.

*Catwoman was in the last game...right? But they STILL can't get her look right.
-How fucking hard is it to just model her off either the Batman games or Batman:TAS?

*Swamp Thing is another tank...which is nice I guess. Yay for The Green?
-Maybe they'll toss in his human form for DLC.

*Cheetah is a good addition from rouge for Wonder Woman.
-But, again...why not use a design based more off the wildly popular (and better to the eye and another WoC (EQUAL RIGHTS YA'LL) version from the Justice League cartoon?

*Black Canary...O what did they do to you Sonya. Will this be a repeat of the Joker killing movie being reused?
-At least Green Arrow has someone to look at before Superman goes Neg on his ass.

TL;DR?
Lots of comments because those MK guys fucking SUCK at how they design their female characters.
Being a feminist doesn't mean you have to look like you got beat by the ugly branch.
-Plenty of us dolls take offense to THAT.
-It's a goddamn comic book game, we need ALL the characters to look like super models and god(dess).

I was hoping for Power Girl to be in this one, but oh well.

Tanis:

-It's a goddamn comic book game, we need ALL the characters to look like super models and god(dess).

Yeah, Swamp Thing and Scarecrow and Atrocitus are definitely soooooooooo sexy.

@Nature Guardian:
To me they are, in what they're portraying.

Swamp Thing is Gaia's Knight. So his/it's portrayal as a force of nature make sense.

Scarecrow, well, it's in the fucking NAME. He's a goddamn SCARECROW and his 'sex appeal' comes from his devotion to terror.

Atrocitus only looks like he does because of his history. Scars make the man as it were. For his people, he was probably a stud.

Hell, fucking Sinestro looks good. His skin with that yellow looks fucking amazing, and (comic book history) he was kind of 'big pimping' because he had that look the 'good girls' wanted in a 'bad boy'.

:P

Westerners again talking about less important things like character design and quality and not about environmental design and quality.

Such is life.

Nature Guardian:

Rastrelly:

Nature Guardian:

What.

Reading problems? If your first reaction to actual and valid criticism of horrible design is 'SEXISTS!!!111' you have issues. Serious issues. Go fix those issues. Also, Escapist now has issues with ignore list. Wow. Much fun. Many comfort. This is a good face:
http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/uncharted-game/images/6/67/Uncharted-4_elena_1434429092.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20150617194007&path-prefix=ru
This is okay design: http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/fallout/images/5/5d/Piper_Wright_at_DC.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20160221143608
This is brilliant for its time: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/hu/thumb/f/f5/BGE_Jade.jpg/250px-BGE_Jade.jpg
This is fine: https://i.ytimg.com/vi/nd1UXwQ_XNw/maxresdefault.jpg

And this is CRAP http://cdn1-www.comingsoon.net/assets/uploads/2017/02/injusticegirls1.jpg

Ok, all the examples you posted seem fine to me. But I don't see the difference between the other ones and the Injustice one.

Ezekiel:
@Nature Guardian: I probably wasn't going to play this anyway. I'm not into fighting games. But there's not much gameplay to discuss. I'd most likely have to play it to judge the mechanics.

This isn't about sex. I would criticize bad looking male character designs too. I don't like their outfits. Some of the faces are weird too.

Maybe I should actually go and make a thread about it, but can we actually discuss about how underwhelming the roster is?

Why putting Cheetah AND Catwoman; Superman AND Supergirl; Swamp Thing AND Poison Ivy?

The cast is boring enough without occupying half of it with the same base concept idea repeated on another character.

This actually annoys me greatly because I AM someone who's quite into fighting games. But this roster is too boring....

I mean, we are talking about a series that at one time had seven or eight identical (except for the color and gimick) ninjas on the roster.

McMarbles:

I mean, we are talking about a series that at one time had seven or eight identical (except for the color and gimick) ninjas on the roster.

True, but those were other times!

Zhukov:
From a standing start to Gender Issues in 6 posts.

Not bad Escapist. Hardly a record, but a solid performance.

Hey, man. Yeah, I agree. Who else is waiting for the comics tied to this?

I like the one that looks like the space cat people from Avatar.

Also, appearantly women's rights = not being allowed to call characters in a video game ugly. You sure are fighting a good fight there.

On topic, boy those sure are some fugly ucking faces.

008Zulu:
I was hoping for Power Girl to be in this one, but oh well.

she is in the game, if you pre order you get a Power Girl skin for Supergirl.

on topic of these characters... my only complaints is how many Batman characters we seem to be getting. Cheeta is a nice addition though, I don't care much for the character but it makes more sense for Wonder Woman to get her nemesis in the game rather than just Ares.

 

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