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...
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Around 30 employees affected
Firaxis, the venerable strategy game studio behind legendary franchises like XCOM (the reboots) and Civilization, has been hit with a round of layoffs. As reported by Axios, as many as 30 employees have been let go from the company, which is owned by parent company Take-Two Interactive and published by 2K Games. After a...
There's a Storm coming
2K Games has announced both the final Marvel's Midnight Suns DLC and the base game's PS4 version will release next week on 11th May 2023. The last expansion features Storm from the X-Men, and she brings with her the normal set of new story missions, Abbey upgrades, and abilities as Deadpool, Venom, and Morbius did before her...
Makes amends next week on PS5
Marvel’s Midnight Suns may not have sold to 2K Games’ expectations, but it’s still a great strategy title that’s well worth giving a go. Fortunately, you have no excuse not to if you’re a PS Plus Premium subscriber, as a
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
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...
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"...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Set in the darker, supernatural side of the Marvel Universe, Marvel's Midnight Suns is a tactical RPG from the creators of XCOM. As the Hunter, a legendary demon slayer with a mysterious past, you'll lead a team of legendary Marvel heroes as they attempt to stop the Mother of Demons from completing an ancient prophecy and summoning her evil master, Chthon.