NYCC 2013: New Characters, Costumes, Co-Op Details, and DLC Showcased for Lego Marvel Super Heroes, Demo to Launch Soon

on October 12, 2013 3:00 PM

Traveller’s Tales’ Lego Marvel Super Heroes was the most-anticipated developer and game at the Marvel Video Games panel at New York Comic-Con 2013 today. Creative Director on the title, Arthur Parsons, showed off gameplay footage and a couple of stills depicting some of the 100+ characters that make up the game’s roster. Some of whom were accidental and purposeful reveals. The entire list of these characters can be  found below:

  • Absorbing Man
  • Ant-Man
  • Black Bolt
  • Captain Britain
  • Electro (Classic)
  • Electro (The Amazing Spider-Man 2)
  • Future Foundation (Spider-Man, The Thing, Invisible Woman, Mr. Fantastic)
  • Galactus
  • Havok
  • Howard the Duck
  • Iron Fist
  • Kraven
  • Kurse
  • Malekith the Accursed
  • Moon Knight
  • Nightmare
  • Power Man
  • Pyro
  • Polaris
  • Shocker
  • Squirrel Girl
  • Superior Spider-Man
  • She-Hulk (Revealed today at NYCC)
  • Taskmaster (Added because the fans asked for him)

The Thor DLC pack, which includes Malekith, Kurse, Sif, Volstagg, Odin, Hogun, Fandral, Jane Foster, and the Super Pack, which includes A-Bomb, Beta Ray Bill, will be available on day one for those who pre-order the game. It was also confirmed that Lego Marvel Super Heroes will employ a strictly drop-in/drop-out two-player multi-player system. That elusive four-player cooperative mode will not make its debut in this game.

Lego Marvel Super Heroes is being developed by Traveller’s Tales and will be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, 3DS, PS Vita, and DS between mid-October and late November of this year. The demo will be available for PS3, 360, and PC on October 15th, 2013.

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David has been a gamer since childhood and enjoys games that are able to deliver fun and intricate gameplay alongside compelling and emotional narratives. He's also a huge fan of film, television, comic books, and literature. David has his B.A. in English Language Arts from CUNY John Jay College.