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Lex Luthor Story Trailer for 'Injustice: Gods Among Us'

Check out Lex Luthor's role in this bleak world and Black Adam is revealed!

We're still counting down the days until Injustice: Gods Among Us is here, but Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios is making the wait easier by constantly giving us new stuff to enjoy. New costumes, new stages, new characters... and today we have an in-depth story trailer for Lex Luthor! Also, the video has the reveal of Black Adam! No idea if he's playable, but at least we know he exists in this universe!

Injustice: Gods Among Us comes out April 16th. Is this a day one purchase for you, Viners?

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Posted by Kal'smahboi

Awesome. For a second there, I was afraid they were going to make him noble. Turns out he's doing the right thing for the wrong reasons, and I love it :)

Posted by OneeyedMonster

Go Lex.

Posted by Inverno

John McLane!!!

Posted by ccraft

Was that Dr Fate or Black Adam???

Posted by StMichalofWilson

@Kal'smahboi said:

Awesome. For a second there, I was afraid they were going to make him noble. Turns out he's doing the right thing for the wrong reasons.

Good ol' Lex Luthor. Cares about nobody but himself! xP

Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

meh

Posted by ccraft

I hope Black Adam is confirmed as a playable character!

Posted by evilvegeta74

Did I see Fate?

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Black Adam isn't black and bald lol, he might just be tan. Anyways I hope they make the classic costume for him.

Posted by RoastedRay

That looks nothing like Black Adam.

Posted by ccraft

@RoastedRay: yeah they had to much freedom with the character...

Posted by k4tzm4n

Here's a closer look.

Posted by DedrabbiT

Doesn't look anything like black adam, but he was shooting lightning from his hands. Also I think I saw Robin in there flipping lex around 00:44

Posted by BlueLantern1995

@k4tzm4n said:

Here's a closer look.

Oh my god, that's horrible! Seriously horrific costume.

Posted by k4tzm4n

@DedrabbiT said:

Doesn't look anything like black adam, but he was shooting lightning from his hands. Also I think I saw Robin in there flipping lex around 00:44

Nah, that's Shazam. You can briefly see the symbol on his chest.

Posted by DedrabbiT

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

Doesn't look anything like black adam, but he was shooting lightning from his hands. Also I think I saw Robin in there flipping lex around 00:44

Nah, that's Shazam. You can briefly see the symbol on his chest.

I don't think so. Shazams cape is white isn't is? It's too much black. I think I even saw a little circle with the R in it possibly.

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@DedrabbiT said:

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

Doesn't look anything like black adam, but he was shooting lightning from his hands. Also I think I saw Robin in there flipping lex around 00:44

Nah, that's Shazam. You can briefly see the symbol on his chest.

I don't think so. Shazams cape is white isn't is? It's too much black. I think I even saw a little circle with the R in it possibly.

Yes, but perhaps it's an alternate costume? I only think it's him because that looks like his symbol on the chest.

Posted by DedrabbiT

Plus I see what your saying about the lightning shape on his chest but that is yellow and shazams is actually white for this game.

Posted by DedrabbiT

Hmmm, could be an alternate.

Posted by ccraft

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

Doesn't look anything like black adam, but he was shooting lightning from his hands. Also I think I saw Robin in there flipping lex around 00:44

Nah, that's Shazam. You can briefly see the symbol on his chest.

I don't think so. Shazams cape is white isn't is? It's too much black. I think I even saw a little circle with the R in it possibly.

Yes, but perhaps it's an alternate costume? I only think it's him because that looks like his symbol on the chest.

perhaps this another character reveal, or its Black Adam's alt costume. Shazam's alt has poofy shoulder things, like in the renaissance.

Posted by Or35ti

Black Adam's costume is terrible. They took the freedom they had with the character wayy too far

Posted by DedrabbiT
Posted by Gambit1024

Excuse me, I have question:

If Luthor says he always chooses winning side, why he always lose?

Thank you.
Posted by k4tzm4n

@DedrabbiT said:

Nice find! So yes, it's definitely Shazam. Though I'd love for Robin to make the cut :(

Posted by jagged glass

Pretty sure that the guy in the black cape is still Captain Marvel, but as a lackey for the dictatorship. The new guy with the gold and blue costume looks more like Dr Fate. In fact, I'm certain he's Dr. Fate!

Posted by jagged glass

...No wait, I've cleared my eyes out. That's Black Adam. ...the f*

Posted by FalconPuuunch

Black Adam looks absolutely terrible as does Captain Marvel.

Posted by Mia26

So Lex Luthor was right .....

Posted by NightFang

@Mia26 said:

So Lex Luthor was right .....

Pretty much.

Posted by Cavemold

still unsure if hes playable.

Posted by Black_Claw

I hope Black Adam is just a boss. Cause I think he's gonna be a carbon copy of Shazam if he's playable.

Posted by The Average Bear

@BlueLantern1995 said:

@k4tzm4n said:

Here's a closer look.

Oh my god, that's horrible! Seriously horrific costume.

No... please no

Posted by gcmoreno

, @ccraft: Note that it is Captain Marvel in an alt costume, not another character. After the reign of Superman in this universe, heroes and villains get alt costumes i.e. Hal Jordan (YL alt), Lex (Grey suit), Nightwing (black and purple alt), etc. If you watch the videos you can see some of them.

Posted by Z3RO180

Go Bruce willis erm u mean lex

Posted by Nightw BR

No, I wish it was Tim Drake, but it is Shazam in that one spot.

Posted by ravisher

lol he looks like the guy from the mummy

Posted by SmashBrawler

@k4tzm4n said:

Here's a closer look.

That really is an awful design. I mean, I get what they were going for, but... damn, that's bad.

Posted by LexLuthor

Classic Lex. Always has an agenda. :)

Posted by TheBigRedCheese

Black Adam looks just as bad in this game as Captain Marvel does.

Posted by AmazingWebHead

Ladies and gentlemen, Lex Luthor, greatest criminal mind of our time.

Posted by iancoderre3

That moment when Lex Luthor looks like Bruce Willis

Posted by Onemoreposter

@Kal'smahboi: @StMichalofWilson: @LexLuthor:

Don't underestimate him. I think Lex is actually doing the noble thing here. I think when he says, "I always choose the winning side," he's pretty much saying the side I choose will win and YOU KNOW he's not gonna side with Superman.

In anycase, this was epic. I love Luthors characterization in this video I have chills.

Also, I like both Captain Marvel and Black Adams costumes here better than they're new 52 ones.

Posted by Mezmero

I really like how bulky that armor looks on Lex. He looks like a man expecting to fight gods. I like that they can use even more DC characters for stage hits but it's getting to be a bit silly that these guys are just attacking you out of no where in the middle of a fight. I'm extremely interested in seeing the story context of these backgrounds.

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Posted by Stormbox

Wow

This game has some pretty bad costumes but this

Is just awful

Posted by mattwing87

This looked a lot like a Star Wars game trailer lol

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus

Nice on Lex! Black Adam...not so nice...

Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

Doesn't look anything like black adam, but he was shooting lightning from his hands. Also I think I saw Robin in there flipping lex around 00:44

Nah, that's Shazam. You can briefly see the symbol on his chest.

I don't think so. Shazams cape is white isn't is? It's too much black. I think I even saw a little circle with the R in it possibly.

Yes, but perhaps it's an alternate costume? I only think it's him because that looks like his symbol on the chest.

thats Shazam in his alt costume from the Aquaman trailer

Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt

@ccraft said:

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

@k4tzm4n said:

@DedrabbiT said:

Doesn't look anything like black adam, but he was shooting lightning from his hands. Also I think I saw Robin in there flipping lex around 00:44

Nah, that's Shazam. You can briefly see the symbol on his chest.

I don't think so. Shazams cape is white isn't is? It's too much black. I think I even saw a little circle with the R in it possibly.

Yes, but perhaps it's an alternate costume? I only think it's him because that looks like his symbol on the chest.

perhaps this another character reveal, or its Black Adam's alt costume. Shazam's alt has poofy shoulder things, like in the renaissance.

well he is upside down which is probably why you cant see him

Posted by Jorgevy

wait, is Luthor working for Superman? WHAT THE HECK

Posted by SNascimento

@Jorgevy: As I understand he sided with Batman.

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