Injustice: Gods Among Us – Easter Eggs, Cameos & References [Video]

Injustice: Gods Among Us is packed with references and cameos to please die-hard fans of the DC universe, and we’re going to attempt the super-heroic task of cataloging them all right here. Below, we’ll list cool background details in the stages, surprise DC character appearances in the story, and whatever else shows up in the archives or S.T.A.R. Labs missions.

There’s a ton of fanservice here, with Batman: Arkham City characters causing havoc in Arkham Asylum, while heroes are revered in the Halls of Justice. Finding every reference might be too much for us to handle alone, so if you’ve caught something we missed and think it should be included, let us know in the comments.

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Easter Eggs & References

Hall of Justice Stage — Cameos & References

  • A Boom Tube appears as a stage hazard in the hall, where players will have a close encounter with the diabolical Darkseid.
  • Among the fighters, Giganta and Atom Smasher can be seen duking it out.
  • In for some references? There are costumes and statues of; Orion, Dr. Fate, Wildcat, Stargirl, Hawkman and Miracle Man.
  • Batcave Stage — Cameos & References

  • The Batcomputer, Batmobile, the Batboat, and even the Batplane all make an appearance in this stage.
  • Arkham Asylum Stage — Cameos & References

  • Many of the Arkham characters are directly lifted models from Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City.
  • Characters that make an appearance include; Two-Face, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, the Penguin, Hugo Strange, Mister Freeze, and the Riddler.
  • Killer Croc is featured in the stage transition, where he grabs the offending player. Scarecrow appears as a hazard.
  • There’s also an alternate version of the stage in which the Joker has seized the facility, similar to the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum.
  • Metropolis — Cameos & References

  • Two of the fighters in the background are Kilowog and Atrocitus.
  • Fortress of Solitude Stage — Cameos & References

  • The Phantom Zone is referenced during one of the stage transitions.
  • Looking in the background, eagle-eyed fighters can spot; Starro, Doomsday, the Alien Zoo, Superman’s spaceship from Krypton, and the Bottle City of Kandor.
  • Stryker’s Island Penitentiary Stage — Cameos & References

  • This prison features many of Superman’s (and the DC universe’s) deadly foes in the background, including; Deadshot, Gorilla Grodd, Parasite and Metallo.
  • Non-Playable Character Cameos

  • There’s a huge list of characters that appear in Injustice: Gods Among Us from every corner of the DC universe.
  • New cameos are still being discovered. Let us know who we’re missing.

    • The Riddler (Arkham Asylum)
    • Penguin (Arkham Asylum)
    • Killer Croc (Arkham Asylum)
    • Two-Face (Arkham Asylum)
    • Scarecrow (Arkham Asylum)
    • Hugo Strange (Arkham Asylum)
    • Athena (Themyscira)
    • Giganta (Hall of Justice)
    • Atom Smasher (Hall of Justice)
    • The Atom (Hall of Justice)
    • Darkseid (Hall of Justice)
    • Starro (Fortress of Solitude)
    • Gorilla Grodd (Stryker’s Island)
    • Deadshot (Stryker’s Island)
    • Parasite (Stryker’s Island)
    • Metallo (Stryker’s Island)
    • Trigon (S.T.A.R. Labs Opponent)
    • Martian Manhunter (Watchtower)
    • Atrocitus (Metropolis)
    • Kilowog (Metropolis)
    • Ch’p (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Salaak (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Tomar Re (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Stel (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Abin Sur (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • John Stewart (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Guy Gardner (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Hammeroon (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Katma Tui (Green Lanter Victory Pose)
    • Black Canary
    • Poison Ivy
    • Oracle

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    3 Comments on Injustice: Gods Among Us – Easter Eggs, Cameos & References [Video]

    Loveless

    On April 17, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    I could be wrong but it looked like Mr. Terrific is in the background working on a computer in the watchtower. You can spot him on the video walkthrough during the Deathstroke fight with the Flash.

    Girxdolly

    On April 19, 2013 at 12:37 am

    I’m not sure if this is specifically him, but in the background of the Throne Room, theres a silhouette swimming in the water that I’m pretty sure is Lagoon Boy c:

    Dane

    On September 24, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Big Barda is one of the statues outside of the Hall of Justice. From left to right its Orion (Bust only) and then Mr. Miracle, and then Big Barda.