Marvel’s Avengers is an upcoming superhero action-adventure game being developed by Crystal Dynamic and Eidos Montréal.
The game is being published by Square Enix. It features superheroes from Marvel comics superhero team Avengers. The game offers a different type of story with a unique premise and only takes inspiration from Marvel Comics.
The game lets players chose from a wide range of characters. Players will have a chance to play with all characters and focus on simultaneous upgrades.
The loot system of the game combines RPG mechanics and looter shooter mechanics to provide a different kind of experience. All of the superheroes in the game can be upgraded to provide a continuous loop of upgrades and loot.
Marvel’s Avengers also features resource farming. Resources are important to upgrade gear and unlock new skills. There are different cosmetics items in the game. Cosmetics items can change the visual look of the characters. Marvel’s Avengers is expected to provide coop and single-player experience.
The story of Marvel’s Avengers takes place 5 years after the events A-Day. On A-Day the 5 founding members of Avengers are unveiling a new Avengers headquarters and a Helicarrier in San Francisco. The event comes under attack by terrorists led by Taskmaster.
The Helicarrier is powered by Terrigen crystal and it is blown in the attack. The resulting explosion destroys the Golden Bridge as well as half of the city. Captain America is perceived dead after the explosion and Avengers are blamed for the destruction.
The Avengers are disbanded and people lose hope in superheroes.
Five years pass and the city is now under the control of a science-based organization known as A.I.M. Superheroes are now considered criminals.
Members of the Avengers are turned into outlaws. The world is in danger as there is more to A.I.M than meets the eye. A teenager American Kamala Khan discovers a conspiracy.
After discovering the truth she starts the quest of assembling superheroes to save the world and avenge the death of Captain America. She also wants to show the true culprits of A-Day tragedy that resulted in the disbanding of Avengers.
The rest of the story follows her quests as superheroes unite once again to save the world. As the game progress more and more superheroes are introduced. Players will control different superheroes as they get unlocked with the progress of the story.
As player progress in the game different characters will be introduced. Players will be able to use different superheroes in the combat. Different superheroes have different loot and abilities. Marvel’s Avengers also features a multiplayer mode that offers a different type of gameplay.
The Gameplay of Marvel’s Avengers
Marvel’s Avengers is an offline single-player game where players take control of superheroes. The game is not purely offline as there are certain aspects of the game that offers online gameplay with friends.
Different characters in the game offer a different type of gameplay and depending on the character gameplay experience can be different.
Some heroes such as Thor and Ironman can fly while other heroes such as Captain America and Black Widow cannot fly. Characters like hulk can jump higher and offer more straight.
Players will be able to gather resources and loot in the game. Marvel’s Avengers also feature customization options that let players customize different aspects of superheroes. Players will able to customize costumes and abilities of superheroes.
Investing resources in a specific ability to bolster that ability and result in more damage. Some abilities will provide an extra amount of resistance and shield depending on the character. Cosmetics will have no effects on the performance of a hero.
Combat of Marvel’s Avengers
The game offers different types of combat for different superheroes. Combat of two superheroes might be different than each other. Ironman mostly offers long-range attacks with flying ability. Thor is a close-quarter attacker with the ability to fly.
Close quarter combat with flaying ability changes gameplay dynamics. Each character brings something new to combat which results in a different type of combat mechanics and action.
Hulk is a character with more strength with the ability to jump higher. More strength gives Hulk the ability to left heavy objects, cling to the wall and inflict damage on multiple enemies.
Black Widow and Captain America offer different types of combat than others. Every character has a different set of moves and abilities which provide different type of combat for each player.
Every hero has an ultimate ability that can deal high damage. As players do damage to enemies the ability meter of their hero will fill. Once the ultimate ability meter is full they can unleash the power of ultimate ability. There are also ability attacks that deal more damage than normal abilities.
Playable Heroes in Marvel’s Avengers
Players can play the game as any of the following superheroes:
- Captain America
- Iron Man
- Black Widow
- Ms. Marvel
- Black Panther
- Hank Pym
There could possibly be other characters yet to be revealed. New updates will add new heroes and areas to the game.
Marvel’s Avengers Trailer
Will There Be A Co-Op/Multiplayer?
Yes, Marvel’s Avengers offers the option of multiplayer gameplay in the form of Warzone. In the Warzone players can band together and play in the coop mode.
Warzone will offer better loot and it will provide a looter shooter experience to players. Some other aspects of the game will also offer a multiplayer experience.
Will Marvel’s Avengers have DLC Content?
No, Marvel’s Avengers won’t have any DLC and all of its updates will be free. However, there will be micro-transactions within the game.
Which Platforms Will Marvel’s Avengers Be Released on?
Marvel’s Avengers will be released on multiple platforms.
The game will be released on Stadia, Xbox One, PS4 and Microsoft Windows. Marvel’s Avengers will also take advantage of the power of the next-gen consoles. It looks like all platforms are on board with this game.
When Will Marvel’s Avengers Be Released?
Marvel’s Avengers expected to release on September 4, 2020. There could be a delay in the release of the game but this is the expected for now.
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