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X-Man Kitty Pryde Enters the Battlerealm in Marvel Contest of Champions

Once an X-Man — Always an X-Man — Kitty Pryde enters The Contest in Kabam’s MARVEL Contest of Champions!

Katherine “Kitty” Pryde led the life of a normal teenager until she began suffering headaches of steadily increasing intensity as a result of her emerging mutant powers. Seeing her potential, Phoenix telepathically coerced Kitty’s parents into allowing her to join Xavier’s “school for gifted youngsters” where she quickly became the youngest member of the X-Men. During her adventures Kitty encountered and befriended a small alien dragon-like creature named “Lockheed” who quickly became her constant companion and travel buddy!

Check out Kitty Pryde’s Champion Spotlight, which details her abilities, history, strengths and recommended masteries.

Other MARVEL Contest of Champions updates, including bug fixes, balance updates, the MARAUDER MYSTERIES event, SHANG-CHI’S CLOSE QUARTERS challenge and more can be found HERE. Stay tuned for more as Nimrod enters The Contest soon!

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake Announced for the PS5 & PC

Aspyr, Lucasfilm Games, and Sony Interactive Entertainment have announced Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake, a new remake of the original revered Star Wars story and blockbuster role-playing game experienced by millions of fans around the world. In development as a PlayStation 5 console exclusive at launch and for PC, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake is completely rebuilt from the ground up for a new generation of players to experience this legendary tale as never before. The news was revealed today in a teaser trailer during the ‘PlayStation Showcase 2021’ featuring the iconic imagery of Darth Revan and the voice-over talent of Jennifer Hale, who played Bastila Shan in the original game.

Development of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake is led by a newly created team composed of industry veterans at developer and publisher Aspyr, working in close collaboration with Lucasfilm Games. Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games have worked together in recent years to bring multiple classic Star Wars titles to modern platforms, including the original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The game will be published on PS5 by SIE, while the PC version of the game will be published by Aspyr.

First released in 2003, the award-winning Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic still stands today as a landmark achievement, frequently ranked among the greatest video games of all time. A pinnacle of Star Wars Legends storytelling, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is set around 4,000 years before the events of the original trilogy, introducing a new cast of heroes and villains in an epic struggle for the fate of the galaxy. The game is beloved by fans and has been praised by critics for its deeply engaging narrative, memorable characters, sense of immersion and discovery, and choice-based gameplay.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - Remake

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Gets a Look at the PlayStation Showcase

Sony and Insomniac Games have released a look at the highly anticipated Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 for the PS5. The game is expected to be released in 2023.

The trailer shows Peter and Miles working together to take on criminals hinting at a lot of possible game play.

There’s also… Venom! Yes, the character was teased at the end of the first game, by we get a glimpse of what will be a potentially awesome foe.

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Venom

The Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point Hardcover Features a Second Chance at In-Game Items

Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point

The insane mashup no one saw coming is finally being collected in a special hardcover collected edition. Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point releases Tuesday September 7 and includes bonus perks for players’ Fortnite characters. Two pop culture forces collide in Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point, written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Reilly Brown, with concept and story consultation from chief creative officer of Epic Games, Donald Mustard.

Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point starts with a mysterious crack appearing in the Gotham City sky, threatening reality itself. Batman—along with some other familiar DC faces—is pulled into it, the Dark Knight waking up in the unfamiliar world of Fortnite with no memory and no choice other than to fight his way out.

Included with the collected edition are all of the items that were included with the single issue releases as well as the Armored Batman Zero Point Outfit that was previously only unlocked if you got all six issues. Items included with the Batman/Fortnite Zero Point Hardcover Collected Edition:

  • Rebirth Harley Quinn Outfit
  • Batman Zero Wing Glider
  • Catwoman’s Grappling Claw Pickaxe
  • Deathstroke Destroyer Glider
  • Harley Quinn’s Revenge Back Bling
  • Batarang Axe Pickaxe
  • Armored Batman Zero Outfit
Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point Armored Batman

Celebrate the Release of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings in Marvel Contest of Champions

To celebrate the release of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings film, the award-winning, mobile fighterMarvel Contest of Champions will be giving all new and current players a FREE 3-Star Shang-Chi. Players will be able to perform Wushu Strikes, harness the power of Chi and become the ultimate Kung Fu master! Make sure to log in before October 6th @17:00 UTC to claim your gift! 

In addition, Marvel Contest of Champions has created a special quest, Shang-Chi’s Close Quarters Challenge, themed to include hand-to-hand combat inspired by the brand-new movie. Play the quest between September 1st to October 6th to experience the action!

Here is a quick bio of Shang-Chi’s in-game story:

From a young age, Shang-Chi went through rigorous martial arts training with his father, Zheng Zu. After discovering he was being shaped into a lethal assassin, he instead took to Super Hero work. As the Master of Kung Fu, Shang-Chi has complete control over his inner energy, Chi. With a vast knowledge of Wushu fighting styles, Shang-Chi can wield a variety of weapons but he excels in bare-handed combat.

Marvel Future Revolution has Launched

MARVEL Future Revolution, the latest collaboration between Netmarble Corp. and Marvel, has debuted worldwide. Players can suit up as beloved Super Heroes as they journey through Marvel’s first Open World action RPG game on mobile, complete with high-stakes adventure, unique missions and zones, and an onslaught of never-ending threats from fearsome foes. Based on a completely original storyline inspired by decades of Marvel lore, the game is available now as a free download on the App Store and Google Play.

MARVEL Future Revolution begins after multiple Earths converge to form an entirely new ‘Primary Earth,’ where players will be asked to join the newly formed ‘Omega Flight’ Super Hero team to defend the universe. At launch, players will have access to eight playable Super Heroes, including Black Widow, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Star-Lord, and Storm, withan extensive selection of more than 400 million costume combinations per hero to choose from.

From the high-tech New Stark City to unique zones like Hydra Empire, Xandearth, Midgardia, and Sakaar, fans can expect to discover original Marvel landmarks, legendary characters, and homage missions tying directly back to fan-favorite stories and events.

Players will also partake in Epic Missions, which follow the main storyline, coupled with Side Missions that unlock sub-storylines to experience. As the game progresses, multiplayer content will unlock, including Blitz, Special Operation, Raids and more, as fans battle some of Marvel’s most sinister foes, including UltronM.O.D.O.K.Yellowjacket, Thanos, as well as powerful villainous organizations like The HandA.I.M., and Hydra.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns is Coming

Revealed at Gamescom, XCOM developer Firaxis will release Marvel’s Midnight Suns, a new take on the dark side of the Marvel Universe. The tactical RPG will feature characters like Ghost Rider, Blade, and Magik, as they face off against Lilith, the Mother of Demons.

Midnight Suns takes its inspiration from the comic event “Rise of the Midnight Sons” which was released in 1992. The story focuses on Lilith who awakens and regains her power after being defeated by Atlantean sorcerers thousands of years ago. Doctor Strange assembles a team of heroes to stop her. The story was during a time when Marvel was pushing its “occult” side of its characters.

The video game tells the story of Lilith and her child, the Hunter. The Hunter is a customizable original hero and serve as the central character in the game. The game will mix XCOM-like tactical RPG missions and dialogue-driven relationship building between Hunter and Marvel heroes.

The game features 12 playable characters and featured in the trailer are are Wolverine, Captain America, Iron Man, Captain Marvel, Blade, Ghost Rider, Magik, Doctor Strange, and Nico Minoru.

Midnight Suns is expected to releases in March 2022 for Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and Epic Game Store.

Preview: Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #2

Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #2

(W) Anne Toole, Ben Mccaw (A) Elmer Damaso (CA) Justine Frany
In Shops: Aug 25, 2021
SRP: $3.99

Critically acclaimed original creative team return for a new chapter in the story of Aloy and Erend! Fending off deadly machines, the pair hunt down the killer of a member of the Oseram tribe!
New game Horizon Forbidden West is coming to PlayStation in 2021!

Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #2
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