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Comics are a simple combination of ideas that result in something varied and complex. The many possible permutations of image and text provide a huge amount of freedom for creative people to express themselves, and the superhero genre neatly encapsulates this idea. The best superhero comics manipulate the medium to serve their star character, be that a depiction of Spider-Man where the wall-crawler’s never quite the right way up, or the world of blind vigilante Daredevil rendered as directional sound. Action-RPGs like Marvel Heroes are a complex combination of mechanics that result in something deceptively simple: an isometric button-basher where you punch thugs until loot and experience fall out. Unlike comics, the action-RPG doesn’t permit much variation on its core formula, and this makes it a singularly poor way to express the personality of characters designed for a more flexible form.
Marvel Heroes is set to strap on its spandex and do that cool snikt noise with its adamantium claws on June 4, when the Diablo-inspired MMORPG hits PCs for free. Those who plopped down some dough for one of three Founders pre-order packs can jump in a week early on May 28.
Gazillion and Diablo luminary David Brevik's free-to-play MMO Marvel Heroes enters closed beta on October 1, allowing selected players to don the supple spandex of their favorite Marvel characters in the search for foes to vanquish, loot to gather, and role-playing sessions trading "Pow! Biff! Bamf!" over chat.
SNIKT! Few sounds in the history of pre-battle auditory cues are as satisfying in terms of the promise of imminent carnage as Wolverine's adamantium claws springing from beneath his regenerating flesh. Which is why I'm always filled with gleeful bloodlust when I hear them in a game that allows me to control the path of their wanton destruction. I got to get my hands on Marvel Heroes' take on good ol' Wolvie as well as some other iconic characters in the free-to-play, Diablo-style beat 'em up. Read on for details on powers, loot, boss fights, and more.
Fixing game crashes, optimizing memory usage and excising bugs like tumors are things most patches typically accomplish, but unfortunately for Marvel Heroes developer Gazillion, patching to version 1.11 of the game did much more harm than good.
Gazillion Entertainment has released the first gameplay trailer and details for Marvel Heroes, its upcoming free-to-play superhero MMO. It seems we'll be fighting our way through the streets as the likes of Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Thor in a Diablo-style isometric beat 'em up. Unsurprising given that the dev's president, David Brevik, is a veteran of Blizzard North, the studio responsible for Diablo and Diablo II.
Marvel Heroes embraces an idea that has been kryptonite to other superhero-themed MMOs: it lets players take control of its iconic characters. The official reason that this is possible in this free-to-play action-RPG is a simple plot trick: Doctor Doom is using the Cosmic Cube’s reality-bending abilities to reshape the universe in his image, and his efforts are why armies of Hulks can appear onscreen together at once. But the unofficial reasoning is that it doesn’t really matter. Gamers want to play as the heroes they love, so why not let them?
Since seeing Iron Man 3, I've been plagued by the vaguely disturbing image of Robert Downey Jr. gyrating to funked-up Christmas tunes as Iron Man parts fly at his body. That's nice and all, but I want some badassery again. It's pretty convenient, then, that Marvel Heroes is having a free open beta weekend to celebrate the film's release. Time to experience what superheroism is really about!
Remember demos? They were totally a thing once, before the lizard-people that control the games industry conspiracied them out of existence. Thankfully TT Games, among others, have kept the fire alive - their latest demonstration version offering a chunk of the biff-happy Lego Marvel Super Heroes. The demo contains one level, giving you the chance to step into ripped trousers of The Hulk, and the sweaty, sweaty super-suit of Iron Man.
As 2013 drew to a close and with only a few hours left until the end of the Steam Holiday Sale, Marvel pulled Deadpool from Steam. Deadpool, which was deeply discounted during the sale, was one of several games Marvel pulled from all digital storefronts at the end of 2013.
A new Lego game tapping into Marvel's deep catalogue of super-weirdos was announced back in January. The concept of a Lego game set in the Marvel universe is a deeply pleasing one, particularly if it realises these thoughts I have about a plastic hulk barging through walls, scattering blocks all over the place. Oh hey, "leave a path of destruction as you smash through LEGO walls and throw cars using hyper strength" it says here - yaay. Over a hundred Marvel heroes and criminals will be represented, including big-hitters like Hulk and Abomination and all the ones that have had their own films, like Captain America, Spider-man, the blonde one with the hammer, the grumpy one with the claws, the drunk one in the tin suit and the purple one with the insane bow skills. See a few of those chaps in action in the new Lego Marvel Super Heroes video and screenshots below, and enjoy some blocky variants of classic Marvel covers. They are adorable.
Gazillion held an event in San Francisco this evening to reveal the writer for it's upcoming MMO Marvel Universe, and ended up revealing a whole lot more. Details about the game have been very scarce before today, and even though they didn't show the game and replied to a lot of questions with "we're not ready to talk about that yet," we can piece together a pretty good guess at the direction the game is heading in based on the confirmations and the hints they did give.
At this point we can probably admit to ourselves that Lego games are better than the products that inspire them. After spending Christmas with a Lego-obsessed little brother, the disadvantages are obvious: they take forever to build, you inevitably have to hunt around the entire room for the final piece and, most importantly, they're not video games - and therefore are basically rubbish. So it comes as good news that there's a new entry planned in the adorable platformer series, this time focusing on the expansive cast of the Marvel universe.
In the world of comic books, henchmen beelining straight into a hero's gloved fists in a straight and orderly line usually results in a quick victory festooned with bam and thok sound effects. In MOBAs, it's a happy little train of gold and XP. As reported by MMO Culture (via GameSpy), Disney Interactive Studios wants the Marvel Universe's next nemesis to be the almighty lane creep, as it formalized a contract today with Korean developer Smilegate for the creation of a MOBA featuring Marvel's country-sized cast of characters.
When Hitler’s Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941, he caught Stalin’s armies unprepared. To avoid being trapped behind enemy lines, Soviet soldiers, civilians and entire industries retreated, falling back further east. Fearing the Nazi’s swift and relentless progress towards Moscow, Stalin issued Order 227. “Not one step back,” it said. Now any retreating Soviet soldier would be shot by his own side. During my time with Relic, the team stopped just short of threatening themselves with guns, but they’re similarly resolute that Company of Heroes won’t take any backward steps. If you’ve forgotten exactly why that might be a challenge, consider that Company of Heroes’ 94% review in PC Gamer remains the highest score we’ve ever given an RTS.
It isn't a long list today, but it's a good lookin' list. Guild Wars 2 was patched, War of the Roses was released, and YouTube videos want to be watched. It's all after the jump.
This week, we're finally going to finish talking about E3. We promise. Specifically, which games from the show that might come to the PC do we want to see on our platform the most? Plus, we go in-depth on Mojang's new card battle game thing, Scrolls. And T.J. claims to actually enjoy Marvel Heroes, but how do we really know he wasn't replaced by some kind of alien bent on the subjugation of Earth?
Confined on the cover of this month's issue, a crim with a dark past, a cold-eyed con, an orange outlaw with a rebellious streak that can't be tamed - it's Prison Architect! This month's issue is devoted to celebrating the wit and inventiveness of indie development in all its many and varied forms. We go inside Introversion to uncover the story behind their prison-building sim, round up the most exciting upcoming indie games, cover 50 fantastic free games that you can play right now and still find space to review the latest releases, go on more adventures in Now Playing, and cover the hottest hardware. What's more, this month you'll get Introversion's entire back catalogue for free. That's four games worth £12 in total including Uplink, Defcon, Darwinia and Multiwinia. The issue should be with subscribers now, but will hit corporeal and digital shelves on Thursday, where you'll be able to buy it via the App Store, Google Play or Zinio. If you prefer, you can subscribe to get each issue delivered to your door. Read on to discover what else we've trapped within the pages of issue 256.
There’s been no word on whether or not GTA V will come to PC, probably because Rockstar’s staff are all helplessly trapped under giant piles of console cash. Luckily, we still have GTA IV, and there are plenty of mods to spice it up, such as the new Superman Script. Pull your red undies on over your blue tights and employ super-fast running, the power of flight, invincibility, heat vision, super breath, and the ability to punch and kick enemies into orbit.