With E3 around the corner, June is once again home to plenty of new releases. If you happen to have your gaming bones tickled by nostalgia or you’re in the mood for a shooting experience that won’t show you any mercy, then you’re in luck. Here’s a look at ten games due out this month that have us wondering if we can spend the month eating only cardboard.
For a guy who was abducted from Earth in the 1980s and has never returned to his homeworld in the decades since, Star Lord is pretty damn fashionable guy. Clothes may not make the man, but they do cover your epidermis. Stylishly. Like this official jacket from Anovos!
Warner Bros. Interactive and DC Comics realised early on that having the right character isn’t a guarantee to success. Said character needs the right developer sidekick and a freedom to push the properties in new directions. That focus worked gangbusters for the Arkham series, Injustice and Telltale’s Batman game. A focus that Marvel also wants to emulate with their upcoming projects.
If you ever wondered how Rocket managed to become a grumpy badass or how Gamora earned the title of the most dangerous woman in the universe, wonder no more. We’ve got the cliff notes version of their comic book origins below, brief primers that tell you everything you need to know about the Guardians ahead of the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Telltale’s first stab at the Guardians of the Galaxy may have colourful visuals, a rock-solid voice cast and an even more rocking soundtrack to frame the game around, but poor pacing and hesitating to boldly go where other games have gone before hold it back from being as lovable as its cult classic cinematic source material.
Back when the first Guardians of the Galaxy debuted, Star Lord was one of the hottest collectible action figures ever made. The original run from Hot Toys became sought-after and stupidly expensive over on eBay, because that’s how limited supply and demand works. There’s a second chance on the horizon however, as a sequel to GOTG the first means that it’s high time for a sequel figure. One that looks dashing.
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