In a world where death lurks around every corner, Amanda Waller's Task Force X, also known as the Suicide Squad, embarks on a mission that will test their mettle like never before. Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, the latest offering from Rocksteady, throws a curveball at fans by pitting the ragtag team of supervillains and anti-heroes against the very superheroes they are sworn to protect. With bombs implanted in their heads as a constant reminder of their mortality, the squad must follow Waller's orders or risk having their lives abruptly cut short.
Spoiler Alert: Brace yourself for jaw-dropping moments as we delve into the heart-pounding events of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League. Rocksteady fearlessly places beloved DC characters, both familiar and fresh, in the crosshairs. In a bold twist, Waller unleashes her wrath upon the Justice League after Brainiac manipulates their minds, leaving Metropolis vulnerable to an invasion. The game defies expectations by shunning peaceful resolutions, resulting in shocking consequences.
While Brainiac has transformed 99% of Metropolis' citizens into his minions, they are spared death...that is, until they clash with Task Force X. The game's first casualty is Dr. Sydney Happersen, a rising star at LexCorp. Happersen offers to remove the bombs implanted in the squad's heads, but Waller discovers his plan. In a desperate attempt to cover his tracks, Lex Luthor detonates a bomb in Happersen's head, inadvertently setting off a chain of events that will have dire consequences for all involved.
Task Force X's encounter with the brainwashed Flash sets the stage for a thrilling showdown. The squad believes they have successfully killed the speedster after unloading a barrage of bullets into a bus containing the stunned hero. Their moment of triumph is short-lived when Luthor, noticing a patch of blood on his chest, collapses and dies. Flash, unharmed, emerges holding Luthor's heart, quipping, "What do you know? He did have a heart!" This unexpected turn of events sets the tone for the unpredictable journey that lies ahead.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League introduces another Lex Luthor from a parallel universe, adding a fascinating layer to the narrative. Task Force X finds themselves transported to an Earth ravaged by Brainiac's might. With the help of the alternate Luthor, they make their way back to their own reality, opening the door to the Elseworlds concept that awaits players in the game's post-launch chapters.
Although Green Lantern didn't receive as much spotlight in the game's trailers, he takes center stage as the first Justice League member encountered by the squad. Task Force X falls into an Oan Power trap and unwittingly embarks on a harrowing tour of Metropolis. Green Lantern reveals Brainiac's plan and showcases the transformation of innocent civilians into alien creatures, leaving the squad in awe of their formidable adversary.
In a bid to avoid Waller's wrath, Earth 2's Lex Luthor leads Task Force X to a secret base beneath Wayne Bank, where Batman had developed a Yellow Lantern battery. This groundbreaking weapon destabilizes Green Lantern's constructs, rendering him vulnerable. Deadshot seizes the opportunity and lands a fatal shot on the weakened Green Lantern, marking a significant turning point in the squad's mission.
King Shark bids a respectful farewell to the fallen hero, but Captain Boomerang has other ideas. Fueling their longstanding rivalry, Boomerang disgracefully relieves himself on Flash's lifeless body and begins delivering a premature victory speech, only to be interrupted by the unexpected arrival of Green Lantern.
With Flash's demise, Task Force X ventures through a portal to a parallel Earth devastated by Brainiac. Their journey takes them on a rollercoaster ride of danger and uncertainty, culminating in a climactic battle against Superman, who has been enslaved by Brainiac's control. Wonder Woman, immune to the mind control, valiantly tries to subdue the Man of Steel, but their clash wreaks havoc on Metropolis, forcing survivors to seek shelter from the collateral damage.
Superman and Wonder Woman's battle reaches its zenith outside the Hall of Justice. The Amazonian warrior, armed with a shard of Kryptonite, appears to gain the upper hand as she stabs Superman in the chest. However, using his last ounce of strength, Superman unleashes his heat vision, obliterating Wonder Woman. As Harley Quinn kneels beside the fallen heroine, Wonder Woman questions why the Kryptonite failed to kill Superman. In her final moments, Wonder Woman reverts to clay, reminiscent of her origins, before dispersing into the wind.
Task Force X infiltrates one of Batman's Batcaves, seeking a solution to neutralize Superman's formidable powers. Unbeknownst to them, a holographic recording from the Dark Knight, created beforehis demise, reveals his contingency plan: a prototype weapon capable of temporarily depowering Superman. The squad retrieves the weapon and makes their way to the battle-ravaged streets of Metropolis for the ultimate showdown.
The climactic battle against Superman is a grueling test of skill and strategy. With their lives hanging in the balance, the squad must work together to exploit Superman's weakened state and deliver the killing blow. Each member of Task Force X brings their unique abilities to the fight, utilizing a combination of ranged attacks, powerful explosives, and clever tactics to whittle down the Man of Steel's health.
As the battle intensifies, the squad gains the upper hand, but just as victory seems within their grasp, Brainiac intervenes. Revealing his true form, he unleashes an arsenal of deadly attacks, forcing the squad to divert their attention from Superman. Task Force X must now confront the full might of Brainiac's power if they have any hope of completing their mission.
In a desperate final push, the squad unleashes every ounce of strength and firepower they possess. Harley Quinn's acrobatic skills and unpredictable nature keep Brainiac off balance, allowing Deadshot to land precise shots. King Shark's brute force proves invaluable in breaking through Brainiac's defenses, while Captain Boomerang's expertly thrown projectiles find their mark.
The battle reaches its climax as the squad, battered and bruised, delivers a coordinated assault on Brainiac. With a final, devastating blow, they incapacitate the alien menace, bringing him to his knees. In a moment of vulnerability, Waller seizes the opportunity to detonate the bombs implanted in the squad's heads, ensuring their loyalty until the bitter end.
As the dust settles and Metropolis begins to rebuild, Task Force X stands victorious, albeit at a tremendous cost. The suicide mission has taken its toll, leaving the squad forever changed. Each member carries scars, both physical and emotional, as they reflect on the sacrifices made and the lives lost.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is a game that challenges the very notion of heroism and villainy. It explores the gray areas of morality and the complexities of the human (and superhuman) condition. With its gripping narrative, intense gameplay, and unexpected twists, Rocksteady delivers an unforgettable experience that leaves players questioning the nature of heroism, the price of redemption, and the lengths one is willing to go to save the world. Brace yourself for a deadly dance of heroes and villains, where the line between good and evil becomes blurred, and the only certainty is the relentless pursuit of survival.