Not every game features characters with superpowers, but we have compiled a list of titles with the best possible superpowers.
In recent years, games have gained such popularity that they now compete in many ways with films, TV series and comics. Memorable stories and vivid characters in them are not uncommon for a long time. Kratos, Sephiroth, and Link are as popular in popular culture as Batman, Indiana Jones, and Captain Kirk.
Most of the playable characters are interesting in their own right, and some also have cool super powers in addition. We have already seen some of them in other works of pop culture, while others are absolutely unique and amazing.
Time Rewind Tim – Braid
This ability made Braid a truly original game. The developers gave us a platformer in the style of Mario, but with its own twist: it’s not just a platformer, but rather a puzzle. Solve riddles and overcome obstacles with the help of the amazing power of the main character. Tim knows how to turn back time, which makes him immortal.
If Tim dies, the player can rewind time to prevent this from happening. So, if you hold down the corresponding key long enough, you can roll back to the very beginning of the level.
Corvo’s Abilities – Dishonored
Every player who loves Dishonored has probably dreamed of teleporting like Corvo at least once. Many would agree that his abilities are much cooler than Emily’s in Dishonored 2. And how nice it is to play with the Alien’s gifts lightheartedly. Getting a fatal stab in the back in a split second is just the start of the fun.
Corvo can see in the dark, possess humans, summon animals, and even manipulate time. It will not work to rewind it, but it is easy to completely stop it.
Rose Soul Power – Street Fighter
Street Fighter has tons of characters with amazing abilities, but most of them have nothing to do with superpowers. These are techniques and skills that the heroes have mastered through hard training, sometimes for a lifetime. This is why a lot of fighters are based on real people. Rose is talented in hand-to-hand combat, but in addition has the Power of Soul.
Rose has an incredibly developed intuition, in addition, she can see the future, read minds, manipulate objects using telepathy, teleport and even shoot magic projectiles. While not the strongest fighter in the series, her abilities go far beyond normal combat. Who wouldn’t want to wield such a versatile superpower?
Divinity of Kratos – God of War
It seems like being the Greek god of war is beneficial in all respects. Kratos possesses fast regeneration, colossal strength, increased stamina and does not seem to age at all. Besides, he is from Sparta, which means he is an excellent warrior. Kratos may sound like a rude bumpkin, but the ability to quickly recover from any injury is worth a lot.
If almost complete immortality is not enough for you, then Kratos can master magical abilities and weapons in record time. His divinity is, in fact, a collection of amazing talents that would be difficult to refuse.
Smirgle’s Sketch – Pokemon
A franchise like Pokemon has a lot of cool creatures with amazing abilities. However, from the point of view of real life, this one seems to be the most interesting. With Smirgle’s Sketch, you could recreate literally any action you’ve witnessed, be it a new dance or the construction of a space bus.
It is unclear if the Sketch helps you remember and understand the copied actions. Either way, this superpower would come in handy in many cases.
Unity of the Sefirot – Final Fantasy
Of course, Sephiroth is insane. However, despite his bad guy status, most Final Fantasy fans regard him as a great villain. His abilities are absolutely incredible. The Ace Soldier became an omnipotent unearthly being and merged with the planet itself, making him practically a deity in Final Fantasy VII.
Sephiroth exists at the cellular level while his mind travels the Lifestream. He can create new bodies, change his shape, use magic without Matter, and much more. On top of that, he is a legendary warrior and probably the best swordsman in the game world.
Dante’s Demonic Origins – Devil May Cry
The Devil May Cry series has given the world one of the most popular characters in gaming history. Dante is pretty damn cool in his own way. We love him not at all for his super powers, but, nevertheless, they are worth considering. Thanks to demon blood, Dante is capable of many things that ordinary people can only dream of.
He recovers almost instantly from fatal wounds. Dante’s arsenal also has super-strength, super-speed, super-reflexes and much more, including transformation into a demon, which allows you to enhance the already gorgeous abilities.
The vampire heritage of Alucard – Castlevania
Being a vampire is not the best destiny, but Castlevania’s Alucard seems to be in luck. The son of Dracula can safely walk in the sun and disguise himself as a mere mortal, and he also does not age and is practically invulnerable. In addition, over time, his abilities only increase.
Alucard can transform into a bat, a wolf, and even fog. He has excellent speed, monstrous strength and almost a talent for flying. And because of the ability to throw balls of fire, the son of Dracula will be the envy of any gamer.
Cat’s Gravity Control – Gravity Rush
Kat has a very unusual, but at the same time absolutely amazing strength. Who among us has not dreamed of learning to fly? For Kat from Gravity Rush, flying is quite a familiar thing, because the girl knows how to control gravity. The latter means that it can also make anything fly.
When gravity itself is in control of you, the weight of the object does not matter, so the material situation will always be on your side. Such a cool ability not only makes the gameplay much more interesting, but would also be extremely useful in real life.
Maxwell’s Creation – Scribblenauts
Maxwell is not the kind of hero that is usually remembered in the context of superpowers. But this guy is perhaps the most powerful character in the entire history of games. He can make anything come true just by writing the name in his magic notebook.
What is not the power of a real god? He creates out of nothing food, clothes, various technological wonders and any dessert to choose from, just write a few words in a notebook. And if this is not powerful enough for you, then Maxwell is able to create even life itself.