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Old 08-25-21, 04:06 PM
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Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)



Marvel meets XCOM, pretty much. Gameplay reveal next Wednesday. And you can get a Blade skin if you sign up for their newsletter.
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

Iíve got the 90ís comics run in the house somewhere. Itís quite the rag tag group.
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

wow. what is this to make up for Marvel's Avengers? i thought that was pretty well received. Was that Ghost Rider?
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

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wow. what is this to make up for Marvel's Avengers?
No. Different devs, different playstyle (this is kind of a tactical RPG), this wouldíve started development years before Avengers was released, and it doesnít have the same sort of budget behind it.

And yeah, that was Ghost Rider.
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Oh gotcha. Thanks AT. Still got to try Avengers…
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

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No. Different devs, different playstyle (this is kind of a tactical RPG), this wouldíve started development years before Avengers was released, and it doesnít have the same sort of budget behind it.

And yeah, that was Ghost Rider.
If the Avengers game is the best they could come up with having a giant budget then maybe it's for the best that this game doesn't.
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Old 08-25-21, 11:46 PM
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

Originally Posted by The Questyen
If the Avengers game is the best they could come up with having a giant budget then maybe it's for the best that this game doesn't.
Oh, for sure. Midnight Suns plays to Firaxisí strengths, and the AAAA-franchise-hype quotient isnít really a thing, giving them more freedom. Avengers had all the expectations that comes with being associated with a multi-billion dollar IP, which is why it felt compelled to appeal to everyone and wound up being the worst of most every possible world.

But basing things on the comparatively obscure Midnight Sons comics whose heyday was decades ago, starring a brand new character with no comic/movie equivalent, featuring lesser known characters like Nico Minoru, and embracing a gameplay style that isnít your usual AAA fareÖwithout having that Avengers-style pressure as an anchor around their neck, I think theyíre positioned to do something really special.
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Old 08-26-21, 04:31 PM
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

Iron Man has no business being in the Midnight Suns.
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

Originally Posted by Toddarino
Iron Man has no business being in the Midnight Suns.
Neither does Cap, and yet there is is in the trailer.

Maybe Iron Man is a replacement for Iron Fist, because, you know, nobody likes him, lol.
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Looks fantastic.
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

I haven't played a turn-based RPG since FF7... but this just might change that.
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

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I haven't played a turn-based RPG since FF7... but this just might change that.
Gameplay is very different in a tactical RPG from what FFVII is. If you have an Xbox One and Game Pass, check out Gears Tactics for an idea.

This looks very cool. An interesting use of valuable licenses. I'm in.
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

Originally Posted by Rob V
I haven't played a turn-based RPG since FF7... but this just might change that.
i don't really know what that is, but from videos and talk, know it isn't for me. i don't do these tactical games. too bad, i thought action-adventure.
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Again, you can try Gear Tactics on Game Pass and at least see. It's difficult gameplay but can be rewarding.
Sometimes it's nice to try something different than mass buttons and block.
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

Theses are just a few hours a weekend of escapism. Pure, outrageous, ingenious, silly bits of escape for a few. I’m not thinking in these games too much. I do play variety in genres and games. Yes, mostly FPS, but I like a good Ori type game, 3rd person top down, they are just mindless fun.

Anything tactics is just disinteresting to me. It why I would never play a modern sports game, haven’t even had desire to try Flight Sim. Just these quick bursts of unadulterated dumbness, but oh so much fun…
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re: Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS, Xbox, Steam, EGS; 12/1/22)

Yeah. I can see that. Tactical RPGs can feel a little bit like a math problem or homework.
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Delayed till the second half of the year.

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Hey, free bonus skin. You need to like this Tweet (and follow - I think). Code delivered instantly (and doesn't expire)
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I am trying to decide if this will be my jam. Loved FF Tactics and played several of the FF games in the past. But I DL'd Gears Tactics recently and I lasted about 30 mins. The Marvel angle is what makes this so appealing.
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It seemed to me that Gears Tactics was really hard. I have to assume that they'd make this game more accessible and forgiving. Would be nice if they provided a demo in advance.
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Damn. I was looking forward to this coming this Fall.
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Thatís a drag. I wonder what all will actually wind up coming out before the end of the year. Hogwarts Legacy and Sonic Frontiers, for instance, still donít have release dates, despite supposedly being a few months away.
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Hilarious because they are pimping the shit out of this on Twitter. The main account for the game tweets damn near daily!

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