Action role-playing game debuts on Apple App Store, Google Play, the Windows Store and Windows Phone Store
Marvel, one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, has released Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon for Apple iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®, AndroidTM and Windows Phone Devices. With a completely original storyline inspired by the film in cinemas August 7, Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon is a sci-fi action role-playing game that takes the Guardians and their allies on an intergalactic adventure to recover the five pieces of The Universal Weapon!
Players will initially take on the role of Star-Lord as he rallies his rag-tag crew"Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon with a quick draw and an even quicker temper; Groot, the tree-like humanoid who packs a punch; the deadly and enigmatic assassin, Gamora; and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer through galactic locations and real-time strategic combat. Marvel fans will recruit and train additional heroes, engage in gesture-based team combat, and unlock each piece of the story to unveil the identity of the Guardians' shadowy nemesis.
In Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon players will be able to:
Build a team of Guardians and their allies while directing them in gesture-based real-time battles
Go head to head with a roster of villains like Korath, Nebula, and Ronan
Unlock an original story inspired by the film and reveal the identity of the Guardians' shadowy nemesis
Dive into 6 inter-galactic worlds with more than 60 unique levels at launch
Play through the story in Battle Mode then switch up their team for battle in Arena Mode
Players can start building their galactic adventure by downloading the game for $6.49 AUD from the Apple App Store http://bit.ly/1mOVX5H, for $5.25 AUD from the Google Play Store http://bit.ly/1qYL9nh and for $4.99 AUD from the Windows Phone Store http://bit.ly/1mP5fyt and the Windows Store http://bit.ly/1noQ3Em. The game will be launching on the Amazon App Store soon.
To view the Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon trailer, visit: http://youtu.be/DVO_rdJxeV4
From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team"Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits"Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand"with the galaxy's fate in the balance.
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, which first appeared in comic books in Marvel Super-Heroes, Issue #18 (Jan. 1969), stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Nova Prime and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector.
James Gunn is the director of the film with Kevin Feige, p.g.a. producing, and Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Nik Korda and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. Written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy releases in cinemas August 7, 2014.
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