As a child, Mick Rory was locked in an industrial freezer while on a school trip to a meatpacking plant. His cries going unheard, Rory managed to pick the lock and escape, however, from then on Rory suffered from a fear of the cold and became obsessed with heat and warmth. Toting his high-tech Heat Gun, he blazed a criminal career in Central City as Heat Wave, where he eventually joined with The Rogues to battle The Flash.
- He, along with Captain Cold, Weather Wizard and Mirror Master are part of the Stryker's Island mission.
- Heat Wave can be found walking in the gardens of the R.H. Kane Building.
- Heat Wave can be found in the Tech Wing of the Hall of Doom selling high tech gear.
- Heat Wave first appeared in The Flash #140 (November 1963).
- Heat Wave is incorrectly named "Heatwave" in the game, despite promotional material displaying the name correctly.
- Heat Wave is voiced by David Jennison.