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2021 has been gracing us with tons of Marvel content, from Marvel Studios’ films like Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Rings, Eternals, and Spider-Man: No Way Home, to Disney+ Original Series like WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, What If…? and more.

If these line-ups aren’t enough, wait until you hear about the latest game from the Marvel universe. For all the latest Singapore news about games, tech, and all things entertainment, keep it here at Asiaone.

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A new tactical RPG arises!

Marvel and the video game company 2K Games, have made an announcement that Marvel’s Midnight Suns is going to be the latest tactical RPG game that fans can look forward to. The game is unveiled to be making its way to all consoles and PC in March of next year.

The game is being developed by Firaxis, the game developers behind successful and critically acclaimed video games XCOM and Civilization. If anything, it’s a good indication that fans of the tactical RPG genre would certainly find this exciting as we get to enjoy a new XCOM-style game but with popular and beloved Marvel characters.

A dose of Marvel superheroes

You can expect that you’ll be able to see an iconic collection of Marvel hero lineups. The trailer announcement reveals the villainous evil organization Hydra trying to resurrect Lilith, the Mother of Demons, with the goal of fulfilling an ancient prophecy.

Of course, The Avengers swoops in to save the day but this time, they call upon the help of the titular group of heroes: The Midnight Suns which includes the likes of Magik, Nico Minoru, Blade, and Ghost Rider. They joined forces to resurrect the only known hero to have ever defeated Lilith – her own daughter.

Additionally, the game features a handful of members of The Avengers, the X-Men, the Runaways, and many more. 2K Games have pledged to deliver a darker tactical adventure we have yet to see in the ever-so-lighthearted universe of Marvel.

Key Features

Although we didn’t see a lot of game footage or gameplay reveals, we were treated with game features that were highlighted in the trailer announcement.

Your Marvel Adventure

Players play the role of the Hunter, the daughter of Lilith, the Mother of Demons. The Hunter is the first original hero in the Marvel Universe that we can customize in this game. With the player’s leadership, he/she can choose to pick heroes and build teams with extraordinary abilities. You can unlock different outfits and otherworldly superpowers that match your playstyle and strategy.

Explore the Dark Side of Marvel

We will now be able to experience the darker side of the Marvel Universe as we go against the demonic forces of an unfamiliar world. Defeat Lilith in a world full of mystical and supernatural beings and mystery. Players are even able to go face-to-face with the fallen versions of popular Marvel characters.

Live Among the Legends

Build your remarkable group of heroes and develop the bond between your allies to strengthen the relationship and personal bonds. Unlock new abilities along the way and see your beloved heroes stand next to one another as they unravel the mysteries behind your own secret base.

Fight and Think Like a Superhero

Marvel’s Midnight Suns are definitely shaping to become one of those games that will make you feel as if you were a true hero. If you’ve never played XCOM before, this game is certainly a better version that finds the right balance between action and strategic elements. The battle system can be deeply customized.

Final thoughts

If you are eager to learn more about the game, more footage will become available on the official website for the game that will showcase the gameplay and battle system in detail. Marvel’s Midnight Suns will become available in March 2022 on PC, PlayStation systems, Xbox systems, and Nintendo Switch.