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PostPosted: Wed May 01, 2013 9:05 pm 
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Hi guys. I know it's still sad days and that we're all still mourning and covered head to toe in black BUT ...

MarvelHeroes is nearly upon us, and for you spandex types, and let's face it who's not a spandex type on here, it's time to have a look.

I did last weekend, but only briefly, and logged off not before giving them some opinions. Generally its very kidified but the powers and power animations are great. The locked-camera/isometric viewing angles really suck (compared to CoH and every other MMO I can think of) but the idea of being able to jump into a unique set of powers and abilities with lots of great-looking costumes is definitely NOT unappealing. This is one of two great things about the game that, that in contrast to CoH, Champions and DC Universe (to a lesser extent) is that the characters really do feel quite unique and it looks as though Gazilion (and Marvel) are bent on including a lot of background details, costume options, historic comic covers (e.g. "Ms Marvel made her first appearance ...") etc. As a long-term Marvel comics fan I really do appreciate that.

Story-wise, there's not very much sign that this will be that interesting. Team-play might also be a lot too kiddy-like compared to CoH but I haven't been able to look into that yet.

Considering it's free and has lots of historic info, original art, authentic costumes and good animation - and the fighting system is pretty good (meaning way better than DC Universe and Champions but not a visceral as CoH) then there's going to be enough in here to keep me coming back.

Any other takers?

X
PS Naturally, I'll be MrX in the game, so look out for me.

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[b]MrX Heroes: MrX Lvl 50 warshade. | MIND0R Lvl 50 mind/emp troll | The-Messenger Lvl 50 BS/regen scrap | Covert Lvl 42 kin/pys def | .Relic Lvl 42 illu/emp troll | Havoc Lvl 42 kin/elec def | The-Elemental Lvl 39 storm/dark def | Unsung Lvl 38 dark/regen scrap | WRENCH Lvl 34 shield/wrench tank | The Watcher Lvl 15 earth/rad troller | Villains: FR0STBITE Lvl 50 ice/kin corr | Dark-X Lvl 47 dark/stone brute | N'Ice Lvl 42 ice/rad corr | Vortex Lvl 42 robotics/storm MM | ShadowBaby Lvl 41 claws/regen stalk | The Cloak Lvl 41 energy/energy stalk | Thang Lvl 39 robotics/FF MM | IonFist Lvl 34 energy/ninjitsu stalk | The Somnabulist Lvl 33 dark/nec MM | Mr Kripplin Lvl 32 rad/rad corr | M0RBIUS Lvl 20 necro/poison MM | The Infrigidator Lvl 20 ice/cold corr


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