Marvel's Avengers Articles
It is hard to believe that it has been over a year since Marvel's Avengers released, and during that time we've covered some of the new character releases, alongside our original comprehensive review of the game. Since the release of War for Wakanda back on August 17th, a lot has happened, and now with the, highly controversial, PlayStation only Spider-Man release on November 30th, it's time to get all caught up on what you may have missed over the past few months.
Crystal Dynamics finally released the long awaited, and modestly anticipated character, Hawkeye, in Marvel's Avengers last week. Hawkeye has flash and sizzle, but the update puts Crystal Dynamics in a precarious situation. One that even a roadmap can't cure.
If there was such a thing as the 8 stages of Gamer Grief, I've been through just about all of them when it comes to Marvel's Avengers. During the pre-order and open beta, I experienced the first stage of Gamer Grief - Denial. I told myself, as many who play pre-release online games do, that "this is just beta and it will get better". With the Hawkette Kate Bishop now in the game, has Marvel's Avengers met fans expectations with the new, long awaited, first post-launch character?
Marvel's Avengers recently released patch 1.3 that was slated to fix at least one thousand issues, including several that prevented players from progressing in the story mission and some additional Avengers Initiative mission chains. It also added some new content, the Mega Hive. In the aftermath of the patch, we're left wondering, with so many "fixes" why are things getting worse?