Marvel’s Avengers: Here’s The Plot of the New Gameplay Shown Behind Closed Doors At Comic-Con 2019
Today at Comic-Con in San Diego, Marvel Games took a closer look at what fans can expect from Square-Enix and Crystal Dynamic’s for their Marvel’s Avengers. After giving us a look at E3 last month, and leaving us a bit with a bitter taste, we have more information on the new gameplay of the much discussed title.
After the presentation of Iron Man VR, Ultimate Alliance 3 and Conquest of Champions, around 20 minutes of new gameplay of Marvel’s Avengers was shown in Hall H of San Diego Comic-Con, described by programmers as the prologue to the story. It all starts with the cinematic already seen at E3 2019, there is a massive celebration for the Avengers in San Francisco when, from scratch, there are explosions on the Golden Gate Bridge. Captain America sends Thor, Iron Man and the rest of the team to control and, from this point, we will begin to impersonate the powerful god of thunder Thor, then move on to Iron Man, Hulk, and finally Black Widow.
The Avengers are all trying to stop this massive terrorist attack that we find orchestrated by Taskmaster, a rogue mercenary criminal well known in the comic book world, capable of emulating some of our heroes’ fighting skills.
When the player finally defeats it, the catastrophe will happen. Distracted by the enemy, the city will be razed to the ground and Captain America will die in the accident. A time jump of five years will be made and we will meet again with the population that hates the Avengers, accused of the destruction of San Francisco, divided and no longer in defense of the weakest. This is where the gameplay ends and the game really begins.
One thing we should pay attention to, especially for comic book fans, is that the prologue is focused on the narration of a young girl, who talks about “meeting her heroes.” That girl may or may not be the same one that is seen briefly in the gameplay escaping during the assault, before falling to the ground and inhaling some mysterious blue gas. Does it sound familiar? It looks very similar to the story of the origins of Kamala Khan, better known in comics, as the embodiment of Ms. Marvel. Her narrative also returns later, making us think of her as a character with a very important role in history.