July 19, 2015

Superhero League of Hoboken

Legend Entertainment Company, 1994

This title was Steve Meretzky's first foray into the world of interactive fiction/adventure game hybrids. In a post-apocalyptic future you play Crimson Tape, leader of the Superhero League of Hoboken. Your mission is to defeat the chaotic Dr. Entropy and rid New York of the mutations and monsters which have come to inhabit it. The game has good humor, music and voice acting, but the frequent combat and RPG character controls make it ultimately unsatisfying. Still, a nice addition to any adventure players collection.