Marvel announced today the first new game in the "Marvel: Avengers Alliance" gaming series, the squad-based RPG that has nearly 70 million agents fighting for the fate of Earth. In "Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics," a new tactical combat game for Facebook, players will strategically position a team of Marvel heroes within 3D environments to defeat villains in this continuation of the Avengers Alliance story.
"Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics" allows player to take on the role of a S.H.I.E.L.D. commander that has to recruit a team of super heroes and defend the Earth. Heroes are drafted from a roster of more than 20 characters that includes Iron Man, Thor and Captain America. Special characters, like Loki and Taskmaster, become playable as the game’s story unfolds. The game will follow the "Marvel: Avengers Alliance" model, with frequent story and character expansions. Players will also manage the improvements of their heroes, choosing and upgrading their powers as they advance throughout the game.
"Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics" follows the Avengers as they work to protect Earth against threats from other dimensions. S.H.I.E.L.D. has sent a strike force to the Savage Land after detecting an enormous energy anomaly. This routine containment mission reveals a shocking source: The imminent collision of uncountable parallel dimensions. Now, super heroes from each dimension turn on each other, desperate for survival.
"Marvel: Avengers Alliance Tactics" allows players to:
-Recruit and train over 20 Marvel heroes and villains at launch
-Engage in action packed tactical combat within 3D environments
-Compete against other players in strategic multiplayer battles
-Build and upgrade the HQ for new weapons, heroes and resources
-Deploy super hero teams to defend S.H.I.E.L.D. bases and collect critical resources