Marvel’s Midnight Suns Reveals the Darker Facet of the Marvel Universe


One of many first video games to be introduced throughout gamescom Opening Evening Dwell was a model new Marvel title. Rumors had already been circulating {that a} Marvel XCOM recreation was being created and it seems these have been true. 2K’s new franchise is Marvel’s Midnight Suns, a tactical RPG that guarantees to point out off the darker aspect of the Marvel Universe when it releases in March 2022.

Firaxis Video games has teamed up with Marvel to create a recreation that includes a shocking mix of recognizable Marvel characters and a few new faces, specifically the participant’s personal new hero. Gamers assume the function of Hunter, a brand new utterly customizable Marvel character resurrected by a bunch of current heroes generally known as the Midnight Suns. Along with heroes like Iron Man, Captain Marvel, Blade, Nico Minoru, Magik, Ghost Rider, Physician Unusual, Captain America, and Wolverine, she is the final line of protection towards the demonic forces of the underworld and Lilith, the Mom of Demons, as they attempt to cease them finishing the Darkhold.

In an interview with Polygon, Firaxis’ Jake Solomon revealed Marvel approached the developer after they made XCOM 2 to then create a recreation based mostly on the Midnight Sons comedian ebook arc. Regardless of the developer’s historical past with the XCOM franchise, there shall be “zero mechanics” shared between this recreation and that franchise, together with an absence of permadeath within the Marvel title. Nonetheless, it’s stated that it’ll nonetheless scratch that tactical itch, and Firaxis is the appropriate developer to be making this recreation. Gamers can get a primary glimpse of Midnight Suns gameplay 11:30am PT on September 1.

Whereas 9 faces have been revealed alongside Hunter, there shall be a complete of 13 Marvel heroes altogether and gamers can have a alternative as to which three heroes they combat alongside in every turn-based mission. Every battle will stage up the talents of the entire heroes concerned and Hunter can even have a alternative of 40 superpowers throughout the sunshine and darkish spectrum.

The Abbey is the headquarters of the Midnight Suns. In between missions, gamers can discover the constructing and its grounds whereas growing their lives and relationships with different heroes outdoors of fight. This might contain enjoying video video games or playing cards with them, or practising your strikes. Dialog decisions shall be essential and there may be even the choice to present items.

Marvel Midnight Suns is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X, PC, and Nintendo Change in March 2022.

[Source: Gamescom, Polygon]

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