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Check Out the First 30 Minutes of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Check Out the First 30 Minutes of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 22 October 2021 / 1,311 Views

GameSpot ahead of the release of Eidos Montreal's Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy next week has released a video showcasing the first 30 minutes of the game running on the Xbox Series X in 4K resolution.

View the gameplay video below:

ere is an overview of the game:

Game Model: Premium Single player / No online mode / No downloadable content / No microtransactions

Fire up a wild ride across the cosmos with a fresh take on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. In this third-person action-adventure game, you are Star-Lord, and thanks to your bold yet questionable leadership, you have persuaded an oddball crew of unlikely heroes to join you. Some jerk (surely not you) has set off a chain of catastrophic events, and only you can hold the unpredictable Guardians together long enough to fight off total interplanetary meltdown. Use Element Blasters, tag-team beat downs, jet boot-powered dropkicks, nothing’s off-limits. If you think it’s all going to plan, you’re in for a world of surprises, with the consequences of your actions guaranteed to keep the Guardians on their toes. In this original Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy story, you’ll cross paths with powerful new beings and unique takes on iconic characters, all caught in a struggle for the galaxy’s fate. It’s time to show the universe what you’re made of. You got this. Probably.

Key Features:

  • Lead the Guardians of the Galaxy – You play as Star-Lord, so nothing’s off-limits with your bold combat style, from Element Blasters and jet boot-powered dropkicks to tag-team beat-downs. With the Guardians fighting at your side, call the shots and overwhelm your opponents with signature attacks. Meanwhile, the consequences of your decisions will range from light-hearted to downright unexpected as your journey unfolds.
  • All-New Story – Your newly-formed band of legendary misfits is set to save the universe in this fresh but faithful take on the Guardians of the Galaxy. Somehow, you set off a chain of catastrophic events, leading to a wild ride through mind-blowing worlds inhabited by iconic and original Marvel characters. Turn up the all-star 80s mixtape and get ready to kick it.
  • From Misfits to Heroes – You’re the only thing holding the unpredictable Guardians together, so you’ll have to get better at this leadership thing fast. With this offbeat approximation of a family at your side, there will be tears and laughter as you set about tearing into the cosmos together. Whatever’s waiting around the next corner, you know it’s going to be a riot.

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy will launch for the Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 26. The Switch version is a cloud release. 

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Dulfite (on 23 October 2021)

I'd be far more interested if these games fit into the MCU like Star Wars games fit into the canon. Redundancies for the sake of getting your own creative control are boring to me.

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mZuzek Dulfite (on 24 October 2021)

My opinion on it is the total opposite. I've had zero interest in the MCU "tie-ins" (that is, any MCU content that isn't the movies themselves) and I would much rather have each story stand on its own. The movies were great because they were given creative control. Nothing is great without it.

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Dulfite mZuzek (on 24 October 2021)

Different strokes for different folks. For me, reading the connected Star Wars books/comics, playing the connected games, and watching the connected films and shows makes the experience significantly more enjoyable. Having different people playing different characters that have variations across movies/shows/books is disconnected, confusing, and stressful to me.

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solidpumar (on 22 October 2021)

Is same team that did Tomb Raider?

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mZuzek solidpumar (on 22 October 2021)

Yeah, they made Thief, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and the recent Deus Ex games.

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mZuzek (on 22 October 2021)

So the moment I drop the Rocket avatar, he's also getting dropped from news thumbnails. I feel bad now.

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Kakadu18 mZuzek (on 24 October 2021)

Poor Rocket.

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