Wednesday, February 1

Tag: Fictional people

Gaming

Marvel’s Midnight Suns Could Turn Me, A Hater, Into A Fan

Image: Firaxis GamesI tend to land on the Martin Scorsese side of the superhero craze—“The problem is the amusement park films,” he said in 2019—and so I admittedly went into Marvel’s Midnight Suns feeling bratty. The tactical role-playing game, which was delayed twice before finally landing on its current December 2 release date, comes from adored XCOM creators Firaxis Games, but even that association of dignity didn’t feel like enough to dull what I saw as a too-squeaky superhero sheen. I was wrong, though.To put it in amusement park terms: oh boy! This game is fun! You primarily control The Hunter, the child of sexy demon lady Lilith, back on the prowl after evil paramilitary group Hydra revived and unleashed her on New York City. In response, the Avengers and goth kid sorcery group, th...
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Miles Morales Coming To PC Later This Year

It’s finally time to “Be Yourself” on PC.Image: Insomniac GamesSwinging right off the heels of Insomniac’s PC release for Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered last month, its spin-off, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, is making its way to PC sometime later this year as well. Today, PlayStation’s YouTube channel released a teaser trailer for Miles Morales, showcasing the high fidelity of its graphics and beautifully animated web swinging and ass kicking. The Miles Morales PC port is being worked on by Nixxes Software, the same folks behind Spider-Man Remastered’s PC port. Miles Morales is available to wishlist on Steam and the Epic Games store.PlayStation / Insomiac Games Originally released in 2020, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales takes place roughly a year after the finale of Spider-Man. ...
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EVO 2022 Loses Its Mind Over Hype Dragon Ball FighterZ Moment

The Evolution Championship Series, commonly shortened to EVO, took place over the weekend. Dedicated to all things fighting games, during this year’s EVO I saw copious hype moments, from amazing comebacks to unstoppable combos and everything in between. Just as you’d expect. But there was one instance during the Dragon Ball FighterZ rounds that had folks totally losing their shit.If you’re unfamiliar with the “Cell Yell,” during his intro sequence, after both players have selected their teams and Cell’s on point, the franchise baddie will open the match with his iconic yell. You know the one. He’s in his perfect form, charging up his power like he’s gonna Kamehameha teen Gohan or something.Read More: Rollback Netcode Announcements Made For Multiple Fighting Games At EVO 2022Anyway, this sc...