That's kinda wack, but I guess.
I feel like they might when you get to a certain level, when you can alter how certain attacks work. Plus you get gear eventually that will change how attacks behave.
He should have knockback on at least his AOE moves or something, one of the things I loved about his wide beam on X-Men Legends...fools would go FLYING. After all his power is concussion blasts, some people and furniture and shit SHOULD go flying if hit