Combining the powers of other games, this tie in becomes slightly more than expected.
Expectations were low going into this tie-in game for a show whose cancellation after just one season was recently announced, but Gemini: Heroes Reborn refused to completely live up to the cliche by sometimes being more fun than the TV series that inspired it. That's not really saying much, but Gemini at least lets the series die with a shred of dignity.


A big part of the fun of watching Heroes was guessing which Marvel or DC superhero inspired the powers of this or that character on the show; with Gemini: Heroes Reborn, it's just as entertaining to figure out which beloved game inspired the settings and action. In one corner, you can almost see the DNA of Portal and Half Life 2 coiling through the walls of the facility you battle through (and the graphical fidelity here is probably closer to the standards of 2004 than 2015). Mirror's Edge reveals itself in the first-person platforming sequences, and BioShock almost screams its presence when the hero injects herself with a syringe that grants her glowy hands and telekinesis. Gemini: Heroes Reborn is thus every bit as derivative as Heroes and the doomed Heroes Reborn, but much like them, it sometimes manages to deliver some fun in its own right.
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