There have been many superhero games over the years that have achieved varying amounts of critical success, but regardless of how good each of these games may be, they still tend to perform well commercially simply by virtue of the player being able to assume the role of their favourite comic book characters.
However, the games featured in this list didn't attract the same kind of audience that other games of their ilk managed to, which is a crying shame given their quality. Here are five great superhero games that you might not have played.
Paul Tamburro is the UK Editor of Crave Online. Follow him on Twitter @PaulTamburro.