Marvel's Avengers game footage brings punch to San Diego Comic-Con 2019

CNET | 7/18/2019 | Mike Sorrentino
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Square Enix's Marvels Avengers game got a longer look at San Diego Comic-Con.

One month after the mixed response Marvel's Avengers received at E3 2019, the Square Enix game received a longer look to fans during the Marvel Games Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con Thursday.

Minutes - Gameplay - Footage - Place - San

About 20 minutes of gameplay footage was shown off, taking place during the same San Francisco disaster first glimpsed at E3 2019 but instead showing substantially gameplay with each of the characters. The footage was given to Comic-Con attendees very early, as it's not set to hit the internet until one week after Gamescom in August.

Starting off with Thor, the Thunder God uses God of War style moves to dispatch baddies with his hammer. The guy sounds a bit arrogant, rescuing one civilian while saying something that sounded like "Lucky for you, I am mighty," while the civilian just responds with "Thank you Thor."

Moment - Thor - Men - Ground - Time

Most interestingly was a moment where Thor was able to electrocute several armed men off the ground at the same time and electrocute them like a Jedi power from Star Wars.

The demo in general emphasizes all the punches and explosions, including as gameplay shifted over to Tony Stark, who in this level is seen flying around a deteriorating Golden Gate Bridge while firing away at enemies flying around the bridge.

Game - Bruce - Banner - Plane - Black

The game then shifts to Bruce Banner as he leaps out of the plane that Black Widow is flying, transforming into Hulk for lots and lots of Hulk-smashing. Hulk's gameplay includes grabbing enemies and using them as weapons, grabbing two and bashing them together and grabbing sections of the bridge to use as weaponry too.

Following all that Hulk-smashing, the game shifts to Captain America, who swings his shield like a boomerang several times. And yes, while the characters still do not look like...
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