Deadpool and videogames are a potential match made in Heaven. Marvel's perpetually popular Merc with a Mouth is violent, vulgar and lacking even the smallest shred of subtlety. That's why we love him, though, and why the tacky world of mainstream videogame production is so perfect for him.
The catch is, however, that Deadpool is famous for being funny. His self-referential humor, breaking of the fourth wall, and frighteningly effective insanity make for some hilarious comic book adventures, and if there's one genre videogame developers find very hard to do right, it's comedy.
Still, High Moon Studios managed to turn Transformers into a surprisingly credible game series, proving it's able to nail a licensed property with due reverence and an adequate level of quality. If any team can come close to nailing Deadpool, it's High Moon, and I can say with confidence that it definitely came close.
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