Over the past few weeks Marvel’s Avengers has been gradually teasing fans with gameplay snippets and various skins for our classic heroes. You can head over to their Instagram to see all of their updates. Black Widow appears to be in the spotlight this time.
The upcoming game lets you unleash the full power of all of our favourite heroes including Thor, Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America and Black Widow.
This week, Marvel’s Avengers shared a new 4-minute clip showcasing Natasha’s abilities and arsenal of gadgets and weapons which includes a variety of grenades, ammo, grappling hooks, stun batons and her iconic Widow’s bite.
Check out the gameplay below.
Natasha’s training and innate capability to keep cool in any situation is augmented by an array of gadgets, tools, weapons, & attacks for every scenario; including a variety of grenades, ammo types, grappling hooks, stun batons, & of course her iconic Widow’s Bite! pic.twitter.com/cQDP64mCjs— Marvel's Avengers (@PlayAvengers) September 21, 2019
On their Twitter, they also shared some extra details concerning Black Widow from Crystal Dynamics lead combat designer Vince Napoli:
“Black Widow is a really complex and nuanced character; so it only makes sense that her gameplay and mechanics are designed in a way that compliments those aspects of her character,”
“In a manner that is fitting of a trained assassin, Widow’s gameplay loop is all about creating & exploiting enemy vulnerabilities. Whether attacking enemies from behind or putting enemies into stun states that lead to quick take downs, playing Black Widow is about efficiency.”
So what do you think of Black Widow? with a better understanding of how they’ve approached this character, are you excited to save the world as S.H.I.E.L.D’s deadliest assassin? Let us know in the comments.
Marvel’s Avengers is scheduled for release on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on May 15th 2020. Preorder your copy now and get ready to unleash the full power of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.