To commemorate Marvel’s Midnight Sun cover story this month, we hope to re-recommend this list from the ten best Marvel-themed visual games of 2019. If you are eager to play the role of one of Marvel’s legendary heroes, there are many great games on the market. We have compiled the ultimate list of Marvel games that every manga fan should play.
10. X-Men 2: The Clone Wars
The X-Men seems to be the biggest superhero of the 90s. Young fans across the country dream of becoming one of Marvel’s happy mutants, and Headgames’ cooperative and friendly side-scrolling action game helped solve this problem. Players control Beasts, Cyclops, Gambit, Nightcrawlers, Spirit Butterflies and Wolverine. They travel the world, perform tasks, destroy the phalanx virus and save everyone from becoming technical organic slaves. Each hero has their own unique abilities, which help them fight and affect the way they travel through the environment, further encouraging replays.
9. Marvel Commando
iOS, Android• 2018
As an agent of the Special Tactical Reserve for Multidimensional Key Events (STRIKE), your task is to form a team of heroes to protect the planet from alien threats. But we are joking-we don’t like the plot of Marvel’s turn-based mobile games. We like to collect the ever-growing list of some of our favorite heroes (and villains) in the universe. Strike Force’s turn-based battles have the right strategy, and the slow unlocking of chasing new characters is incredibly addictive.
8. Origin of X-Men: Wolverine
PS3, PS2, Xbox 360, Wii, PC • 2009
Wolverine is one of Marvel’s most popular heroes, and for good reason: He is a serious bullshit who can get rid of almost any harm. Based on the 2009 movie, Raven Software allows fans to explore Logan’s past while tearing up the unlucky enemy army with Wolverine’s indestructible claws. Watching his body slowly regroup after an attack is endlessly fascinating, and your lunge attacks are incredibly powerful. X-Men Origins is not only an excellent Marvel game, but it also implements a very rare technique-it is actually a better game than the movie.
Arcade, PS3, Xbox 360 • 1992
In the 90s, Konami’s addictive side-scrolling games were everywhere on arcade machines. In fact, it seems that the law requires arcade machines to have a version of the game. But we are not complaining; every time we see these machines, we happily throw a few coins on one of them. Of course, some of the X-Men’s powers seem to be distorted (for example, the Nightcrawler spins on the screen like the Flash), but we can’t resist the thrill of defeating the Sentry army before Magneto’s epic defeat.
6. Lego Marvel Super Heroes
PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, 3DS, Vita, PC • 2013
Lego games are like potato chips-they are comfort food. After a long day, they won’t make you feel any pressure to express; you can relax and smash objects and enemies into tiny Lego blocks. Immediately after the 2012 Avengers movie, the traveler’s story and TT Fusion’s exploration of the Marvel universe is a pure pleasure. Not only is the roster of characters huge, but each hero has its own unique abilities, and finding secrets in each level is incredibly satisfying.
5. Spider-Man 2
PS2, Xbox, GameCube • 2004
For a long time, Spider-Man 2 was considered the best Marvel game-if not the best licensed game. Based on the film adaptation of Sam Remy, Spider-Man struggles to maintain a balance between the lives of civilians and superheroes while fighting enemies such as Rhino, Black Cat, and Doctor Octopus. Treyarch’s open world Manhattan is very interesting, and the battle is fast and smooth. However, resistance is the swing mechanism of Spider-Man, and it feels so good that they become the swing mechanism for judging all other Spider-Man games.
4. Invincible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction
PS2, Xbox, GameCube • 2005
Few games can make you feel like an unstoppable rage machine like Radical Entertainment’s Ultimate Destruction. The Hulk rushed directly to the wall, shaped the car into copper knuckles, flew missiles like a fly, and usually wiped out anything stupid enough to hinder him. The feeling of the boss fighting against enemies such as the Demon Hulk, Mercy and Abomination is truly epic. Bruce Banner just wanted to sneak away and study ways to treat his condition, but the world didn’t want him to be alone. We also don’t want to leave him alone, because this battle is very interesting.
3. Marvel: The Ultimate Alliance
PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, PSP • 2006
Raven Software’s epic smash event is Avengers: The End of Its Era. On the basis of the X-Men Legacy franchise, Ultimate Alliance adopts the basic action/role-playing loot of Diablo and incorporates every major role of Marvel into it. Up to four friends can watch each other’s backs while participating in some truly wild scenes, such as protecting the air carrier from the dragon Fin Fang Foom, liberating the inhabitants of Atlantis from mind control, and participating The absurd game show of the murder world. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 has a lot to do.
2. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3
PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Vita • 2011
The Marvel vs. Capcom series is the only place where you can see Captain America and Captain Commando or Mega Man and Iron Man face-to-face. Although we also prefer Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes, the re-release of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 strikes a perfect balance between combat and its huge roster. Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is a good reminder, when the action is so good, you don’t need a funny story mode.
PS4 • 2018
What else do you expect from the top of this list? Insomniac’s masterpiece was a true contender for the game of the year when it was released. Insomniac expertly adopted all the mechanics of the previous Spider-Man game that fans loved, and created something special on this basis. Spider-Man’s battles and web swings are the best ever, and Insomniac tells a gripping story that highlights Peter Parker’s heroism and his other self. We may not have simple invisibility moments, but when the rest of the game runs on all cylinders, these moments are easily forgotten. Waiting for the sequel will be painful because we want to see what Insomniac will do next with our favorite wall climber.
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