Highly anticipated “MARVEL Powers United VR” game available now for Oculus

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Escape into Marvel Entertainment’s new virtual reality realm to “unleash your inner hero!” Announced last year and released on July 26, MARVEL Powers United VR immerses players in the action as assorted Marvel heroes.

Developed by Marvel Games, Sanzaru Games, and Oculus Studios, this high energy, exciting experience gives new meaning to game time. Fight bad guys AND get a great workout too!

Using Oculus Rift along with Oculus touch controls, players assume one of several characters from the Marvel universe at numerous notable locations. Boasting brilliant graphics, Co-op teams summon superpowers, manifest magic and wield weapons while engaging the enemy in fierce combat.

In total, 18 different comic book characters appear within the PC-powered adventure. These include Black Bolt, Black Panther, Black Widow, Captain America, Captain Marvel, Crystal, Deadpool, Doctor Strange, Gamora, Hawkeye, The Hulk, Iceman, Rocket Raccoon, Spider-Man, Star-Lord, Storm, Thor, and Wolverine. Battlegrounds include Asgard, the Dark Dimension, Downtown New York, Halfworld, Jotunheim, Knowhere Marketplace, Sakaar Arena, The Palace of Attilan, Wakanda, and X-Mansion Hangar.

For those who have yet to make the leap to Virtual Reality (VR) immersion, a Marvel-ous package procures all the needed ingredients for great gaming.  In addition to game software, the Marvel Powers United VR Special Edition Rift + Touch package includes an Oculus Rift headset and a pair of Oculus touch controls.

This Oculus bundle is available from Amazon for $399 and includes 6 additional games from the Oculus content store (Robo Recall, Lucky’s Tale, Quill, Medium, Dead and Buried, and Toybox).

Windows 10 power PCs with minimum CPU, Graphics, memory, USB and HDMI ports is required.

MARVEL Powers United VR is available now from Oculus ($39.99). The PC game requires both Oculus Rift and Oculus touch. Gameplay can be experienced in both single player or Co-op mode and requires an internet connection.

Source and images: Oculus website and Facebook page, Variety, Amazon, YouTube

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