Marvel’s Midnight Suns is likely that one game this year that you’re waiting around for reviews before deciding whether or not you’re going to pick it up. Let’s be honest, besides Sony’s excellent Spider-Man series, other Marvel video games have kind of been a hit or miss. Thankfully, it seems that Marvel’s Midnight Suns should be on your radar as the game’s reviews have been somewhat positive.
Currently sitting on 83% on both Metacritic and OpenCritic, the reviews praise the tactical RPG as an excellent adventure for fans. We sadly won’t be reviewing the game in time for the launch but wanted to share some key reviews with you in case you’re looking to pick the game up. Speaking of which, it does seem that digital versions of the game have been cancelled in South Africa. We are trying to determine why and what is happening with them so stay tuned.
VGC – 100
Marvel’s Midnight Suns combines addictive, deep strategy gameplay with a cast of characters that make the moments outside of the action just as rich and enjoyable as those in it. A lengthy campaign packed with missions to go on and relationships to form with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes make Marvel’s Midnights Suns a modern strategy classic and one of 2022’s biggest surprises. – Read full review here
Comicbook – 90
Marvel’s Midnight Suns may not have the most exciting story, but it makes up for it pretty much everyone else. The characters are charismatic and charming, the gameplay is meaty and layered, and the player is empowered with freedom and choice in and out of combat. It’s a rich RPG that superhero lovers will get a kick out of, turn-based fans will feel is remarkably satisfying, and genre naysayers may even become fond of it. It’s a marvelous achievement worthy of the iconic comic publisher’s branding. – Read the full review here
PC Gamer – 88
Like Nico, Midnight Suns wants to storm into your room and pull you by the arm into the party. Whether that’s what every strategy head wants is to be determined. But if you can meet Firaxis on its own terms, you’ll be dazzled. – Read the full review here
Destructoid – 75
In several respects, Midnight Suns reflects the tendencies of the more streamlined, popcorny, and entertaining MCU films. It isn’t what I expected, in a good way. It’s incredibly easy to recommend to any Marvel fan, and is simple enough to pick up and play for strategy newcomers. Although the highs aren’t as high as some of Firaxis’ past work, those of you who latch onto the relationship building, social network, and silly moments will find a lot of joy here: I absolutely wouldn’t be surprised to see Hunter cosplay at future conventions. – Read the full review here
WellPlayed – 60
This romantic, card-battling Marvel superhero title presented through a millennial sitcom, developed by turn-based tactical masters Firaxis has everything I want on paper – corny, visual novel-esque dialogue to break up tight and challenging card fights against lightweight Marvel goons. Instead, I began to abhor everything to do with the terribly unfunny Abbey social side game and was disappointed by this game’s chronic time-wasting and lack of variety. Midnight Suns is sure to generate memes and some polarising criticisms while hopefully getting folks reinstalling XCOM2 and Marvel Snap. – Read the full review here