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This Week in Marvel Games: Spidey Swings Into Action with New Gameplay Trailer While Heimdall and Ms. Marvel Come Into Play

Everything you need to know about Marvel Games, this week!

True Believers, every week, make your way over to Marvel.com for a rundown of all this week’s Marvel Games news, from console game releases to character drops to mobile event updates, and more!

MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN

We've got a brand new look at Marvel's Spider-Man from Insomniac Games! Take a look below and get ready to swing around as your friendly neighborhood webhead on September 7: http://Spider-Man.playstation.com

If you're at gamescom 2018 next week, don't miss out on your chance to play a demo of Marvel's Spider-Man on the show floor!

 

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MARVEL CONTEST OF CHAMPIONS

Marvel Games continues to celebrate Marvel Studios' 10 Years. This week, witness Heimdall as he enters the Battlerealm.

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One of the greatest warriors of Asgard, Heimdall was appointed Guardian of the Rainbow Bridge for all time, by Odin All-Father. His eyes can see all of creation, and his ears can hear a whisper from anywhere in the Nine Realms. Heimdall has many times saved Asgard, detecting threats long before they can become a danger, and either dispatching the threat himself or sounding Gjallarhorn to call forth the other defenders of Asgard.

Heimdall's basic abilities includes Armor, Fury, Armor Break, Power Gain, and Stun. Special attacks include Hofund, where Heimdall wields his uru sword Hofund with powerful sweeping blows combining his natural strength with enchantments woven into the blade by Odin himself; Blue Flame of the Stars, where upon channeling the cosmic power of the stars themselves, Heimdall unleashes a blast of blue flame of terrifying power; and Master of the Bifrost, where Heimdall is able to unlock the Bifrost unleashing the power of the rainbow bridge itself upon his opponent. 

His Synergy Bonuses include Warriors of Asgard with Thor, Thor (Ragnarok), and Loki; Lost Daughters of Asgard with Angela and Hela; and Enchanted Blades with Magik and Guillotine. His strongest match-ups include Spider-Man, Iron Man (Infinity War), and Yondu. His weakest mashups are Ronan, Mephisto and Dormammu.

Collect Heimdall when he joins The Contest this Thursday, August 16!

MARVEL STRIKE FORCE

Meanwhile over in the world of FoxNext, Ms. Marvel is the latest playable character joining Marvel Strike Force as part of "Jersey's Finest" event campaign.

Take a look at the video as our very own S.H.I.E.L.D. Medic discusses the newest member of the STRIKE Force Team and his difficulties understanding her.

Recruit the Pakistani-American teenager from Jersey to your quad and gain access to her arsenal of abilities that include Big Bash, Rejuvenate, Embiggen, and Fangirl.

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