Tag: Marvels Midnight Suns
News Social Strategy Marvel's Midnight Suns Was a Critical Darling But Commercial Flop
A few months removed from the release of Marvel’s Midnight Suns, we’re still not entirely sure what to think of it. The game certainly felt different to your bog-standard superhero fare: it fused Slay the Spire deck-building with grid-based strategy gameplay and a Fire Emblem: Three Houses-inspired social simulation aspect. It was...
News Midnight Suns, F1 Manager Both Get PS Plus Premium Trials
Play both for hours
PS Plus Premium has had a refresh of its Time Limited Trials list, adding in Marvel's Midnight Suns and F1 Manager 2022. The former you'll be able to play for two hours with an active subscription while the latter offers three hours. If you
News Deadpool Gets the Spicy Deep Dive Treatment in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Everyone's favourite mercenary is making his long-awaited Marvel's Midnight Suns debut later in the week, when The Good, The Bad, and The Undead DLC drops on 26th January. Outside of weaponised puns and lethally bad jokes, Deadpool can inflict some serious hurt via his En Fuego combat mechanic. Each time he takes out an enemy, it builds a...
News Deadpool Deals Big Damage in Marvel's Midnight Suns Next Week
Not dead yet
Marvel's Midnight Suns gets its first DLC pack next week on the 26th January, titled The Good, The Bad, and The Undead. As you might have guessed, one of its selling points is the introduction of Deadpool to the game's already diverse character roster. He's described as "an in-your face damage dealer wielding 10 unique Hero abilities"...
Review Marvel's Midnight Suns (PS5) - Heroic Social Strategy Experiment Is Almost Super
A kind of Magik
In an era of samey mainstream games, Marvel’s Midnight Suns sticks out like a Spider-Man cosplay in a white collar working place. While this heroic effort from iconic XCOM developer Firaxis pulls liberally from a spectrum of different sources – the likes of Slay the Spire, Metal Gear Acid, and even Fire Emblem: Three Houses all...
Hands On Is Marvel's Midnight Suns Any Good on PS5?
In the aftermath of Cyberpunk 2077, any game that leads solely with PC reviews is right to arouse suspicion. We only received PS5 review code for Marvel’s Midnight Suns today, and have been eager to put the release through its paces in order to bring you some early hands-on impressions. The good news is, so far, we’ve had...
News You Can Pet the Dog and Even the Cat in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Full Trophy list reveals all
The Marvel's Midnight Suns Trophy list has revealed a vitally important mechanic that Firaxis Games has been keeping under wraps: you can pet both a dog and a cat back at home base. Viewable in full on Exophase, you'll earn a bronze Trophy for stroking a pup called Charlie 15 days in a row, and then you earn another one...
Round Up Midnight Suns PC Reviews Say It's One of the Best Marvel Games
Another Firaxis great
Marvel's Midnight Suns is one of this week's biggest PS5, PS4 releases along with The Callisto Protocol and Need for Speed Unbound, and outlets are beginning to post their reviews of the strategy title. To be very clear: these verdicts are based on the PC version. Review code for PS5 hasn't been made available yet, so you'll...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Cinematic Launch Trailer Sets High Stakes Ahead of Release
No more Sanctum
Flying just below the radar this week is the impending arrival of Marvel's Midnight Suns. Developed by XCOM studio Firaxis, this game combines its turn-based strategy chops with beloved comic book heroes, and it's looked fairly promising since its announcement. After a couple of delays, the title is very nearly here, and so it's...
News Prepare for the Launch of Marvel's Midnight Suns with 'Special' Livestream
We're getting very close to the release of Marvel's Midnight Suns at this point. The turn-based strategy game from Firaxis combines XCOM-style missions with superheroes we all know and love, and it's looking pretty promising. Before the 2nd December launch, the team is gearing up for one more showing. The developer has announced a "special...
News The Abbey Serves as Both Command Centre and Homey Hangout in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Home is where the heroes hang
We've had plenty of character deep-dive trailers from Marvel's Midnight Suns, focusing on the abilities and combat techniques of characters like Ghost Rider and Captain Marvel. Today we got something a little bit different, an exploration of The Abbey, which
News Ghost Rider Takes Centre Stage in Marvel's Midnight Suns Latest Gameplay Showcase
Hellfire is powerful, but it comes at a cost...
The latest Marvel's Midnight Suns character showcase is all about Ghost Rider himself. In a fun twist, the video opens with a cameo of the original Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze, but players will take command of the Robbie Reyes iteration of the character in-game. Ghost Rider's role on the battlefield is...
News Deadpool, Venom, Morbius, Storm All Part of Midnight Suns Season Pass
Plus new story missions, upgrades, and skins
Firaxis Games has announced that Deadpool, Morbius, Venom, and Storm will all be heading to Marvel's Midnight Suns after launch thanks to the game's season pass. This follows Deadpool's takeover of the title's Twitter account, where he scribbled over screenshots and revealed some of the DLC characters by...
News Deadpool Takes Over Midnight Suns Twitter Profile, Leaks DLC Superhero
Storm joins the roster after launch
Deadpool really wants to be in Marvel's Midnight Suns, so much so that he's hacked into its official Twitter account and begun scribbling over screenshots and leaking DLC characters. The profile's name is now #DeadpoolSuns and its main description reveals: "DEADPOOL here! I have taken COMPLETE control of this...
News Deadpool Is Demanding to Be in Marvel's Midnight Suns, in Typically Meta Fashion
Everybody's favourite "merc with a mouth" wants to be in Marvel's Midnight Suns, apparently. The fourth-wall-breaking antihero Deadpool has taken over the game's social media accounts, indicating that could be coming to the turn-based tactical RPG. A series of Tweets promoting the character's many skills (which include both...
News Nico Minoru Doubles Down on Random Elements in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Another hero highlighted
One thing that's nice about Marvel's Midnight Suns is it isn't relying solely on the most established superheroes in its catalogue. The likes of Iron Man, Spider-Man, and Captain America are in the mix, for sure, but we're somewhat more interested in the lesser known characters. One such example is Nico, who's the focus of...
News The Half-Vampire Blade Joins the Growing Marvel's Midnight Suns Roster
Half-human, half-vampire, all hero
Marvel's Midnight Suns are set to assemble on PS5 on 2nd December (with previous-gen versions coming at a later date), and we got a series of trailers introducing us to the Daywalker himself, the half-vampire Blade. We learn more about the character's history and see how he performs on the battlefield. You would...
News Magik Will Have You Thinking with Portals in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Illyana Rasputina highlighted in new video
With Marvel's Midnight Suns approaching its new release date of 2nd December, developer Firaxis is continuing to highlight a few of its superhero characters. Next in line is Magik, a mutant from the X-Men universe who is capable of opening up portals in time and space. While not as well known as Iron Man or...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Locks In PS5 Release Date with New Gameplay Trailer
Just about releasing in 2022
Fans feared that Marvel's Midnight Suns was looking at a 2023 release following a recent delay, but this latest trailer locks the game in for a 2022 launch — on PS5, at least. Firaxis' tactical take on the superhero genre launches 2nd December 2022, but only on current-gen hardware. If you're looking to play it on PS4,...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Protagonist, The Hunter, Gets Gameplay Deep-Dive
We can be heroes
Earlier this week, we met The Hunter, Marvel's Midnight Suns customisable protagonist and player surrogate. Today we got an extended trailer looking at how you can make The Hunter your own in a new gameplay deep-dive. Fully customisable, both visually and in terms of in-game abilities, The Hunter can be used to fill any gaps, or...
News Meet The Hunter, Your Customisable Player Surrogate in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Yes, you can pet the Hellhound
A new trailer for Marvel's Midnight Suns has been released, this time focusing on The Hunter, an original character created for the game but one that is justified and given grounding in the expansive Marvel Universe lore. The Hunter is the child of Lillith, the Mother of Demons, an antagonist who has intervened during...
News Chaos Reigns In Marvel's Midnight Suns Gameplay Trailer Showcasing Scarlet Witch
Marvel's Midnight Suns was recently delayed from its 7th October release date, and while we don't have a firm release window (Midnight Suns is expected to launch sometime before March 2023), what we do have is a new gameplay trailer, this time focusing on Scarlet Witch. Scarlet Witch, AKA Wanda Maximoff, is widely regarded as one...
News Wolverine Up Next in Marvel's Midnight Suns Character Showcase
Putting claws to use
The fan-favourite Wolverine is the latest superhero to be treated to a character deep dive for the now delayed Marvel's Midnight Suns, joining the likes of Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, and Captain Marvel. A whole six minutes of gameplay details how James Howlett will play on the tactical battlefield, utilising his...
News Captain Marvel's Playstyle Is Geared Towards Punishing Counters in Marvel's Midnight Suns
The old one-two punch
The latest character in Marvel's Midnight Suns to get the spotlight treatment is Captain Marvel, AKA Carol Danvers, and in a new trailer, we get to see the ways in which she can dominate the battlefield. Captain Marvel uses a unique mechanic that revolves around her Binary ability. You fill the Binary meter by using action...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Delay Could Mean a 2023 Release Date on PS5, Later on PS4
No longer 7th October
Marvel's Midnight Suns is the latest game to be hit with a delay, but said delay may not be quite as long as you think. Take-Two's latest earnings report reveals that the upcoming RPG has been moved out of its previous 7th October release slot, and no new date has been given. However, the publisher says that it's still...
News Spider-Man Swings Into Action in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Spidey sense is tingling
Everyones favourite web-head is the latest hero to be highlighted in Marvel's Midnight Suns, the upcoming tactical RPG from Firaxis Studios. Previously, we've seen Iron Man and Captain America get their time in the limelight. Spider-Man comes out swinging with all his usual t
News Iron Man Is All About Buffing His Own Attacks in Marvel's Midnight Suns
Character video shows the power of redraw
A little while back, we saw a Marvel's Midnight Suns video that put the spotlight on Captain America, showcasing the hero's playstyle in the upcoming turn-based strategy game. Now, it's the turn of Iron Man, and rather fittingly, his moveset looks to prioritise himself over anything else. What we mean by...
News Captain America Is a Big Beefy Tank in Marvel's Midnight Suns Character Trailer
Shield your eyes
Marvel's Midnight Suns is shaping up nicely, bringing superheroes into the realm of turn-based strategy. It looks to be in safe hands over at Firaxis, best known for the XCOM series, and this latest video shows that off with a deep dive on just one of its characters. Captain America is put in the spotlight in this first in a series...
News Here's What the Card-Based Combat of Marvel's Midnight Suns Looks Like
Gameplay footage emerges
Marvel's Midnight Suns is shaping up to be a very interesting spin on superhero games. While most major adaptations of the comic book vigilantes tend to be third-person action adventures, developer Firaxis is taking a fresh view. As you can see in the above gameplay video from Game Informer, it's closer to a turn-based RPG,...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Dated for 7th October on PS5, PS4
Spider-Man and Venom join the fight
Marvel's Midnight Suns has made its return after a brief hiatus to confirm it's releasing on PS5, PS4 on 7th October 2022. Announced at Summer Game Fest Live, the latest trailer also reveals Spider-Man and Venom will be part of the cast. Pre-orders are live now on the PS Store, with the most expensive Legendary...
News XCOM Inspired Superhero Game Marvel's Midnight Suns Brightens Summer Game Fast
The sun shines when you sleep
Marvel’s Midnight Suns will step out of the shadows at Summer Game Fest this week, adding yet another game to Geoff Keighley’s sunny showcase. Other confirmed titles include One Piece Odyssey and Zenless Zone Zero – although the industry host has sought to dial down expectations, hinting
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Rated in South Korea, Seemingly Coming Soon
Superhero strategy game on the horizon?
We almost forgot this game exists, to be honest. Marvel's Midnight Suns, a mix of strategy and action from XCOM studio Firaxis, has been quiet for a long time now. The last we heard was about six months ago, when the game was delayed to the second half of 2022. Now, a new development seems to suggest the title...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Pushed Back to Second Half of 2022
Delayed out of March
Originally scheduled to launch in March 2022, Marvel's Midnight Suns has been delayed to the second half of next year on PlayStation 5 and PS4. Developer Firaxis Games confirmed the news on Twitter with a post explaining how the team needs "more time to make this the best game possible". The extra time will be used to add "more...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Shares How It Plays in First Gameplay Footage
Heart of the cards
XCOM developer Firaxis Games has today shared the first public glimpse of Marvel's Midnight Suns gameplay ahead of its launch in March 2022, detailing what it will be like to fight alongside the superheroes of the comic book universe. In short, it doesn't really play like the tactical titles the studio is known for. You will...
News Marvel's Midnight Suns Is XCOM Team's Take on the Superhero Universe
Coming to PS5, PS4 in March 2022
As previously rumoured, Marvel's Midnight Suns is the next game from XCOM team Firaxis Games. However, the developer's take on the superhero universe may not actually play quite so like the tactical series. The announcement trailer above introduces some of the famous faces appearing in the game, including Wolverine,...