Marvel’s Avengers Hands-On: We Know a LOT More Now

While the tutorial portion of Marvel’s The Avengers has been shown behind closed doors at both 2019’s E3 and Comic-Con, we’d been left curiously in the dark as to what the game actually is. The fluid frantic action of the front roster – Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, and Black Widow – was nice to look at, but Square Enix had given us little information beyond the team’s aesthetics and the basics of how they play in combat…until now.

At Gamescom 2019, we not only went hands-on with that same tutorial to get a real feel for how it controlled, but we also learned a whole heap of new information that paints a picture of a deeply ambitious, ever-evolving experience that blends the loot-shooter hook of Destiny with the story-driven heart of the MCU. There’s a lot to unpack here, so let’s get started.

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