If you are a fan of the Marvel superheroes and virtual reality (VR) then you have most likely heard of Marvel Powers United VR. This title allows users to live out their fantasy of being a superhero by stepping into the virtual shoes of a number of characters and teaming up with friends to save the world and galaxy. If the character of your choice is Rocket Raccoon then you will enjoy some new gameplay footage featuring everyone’s fuzzy friend.
The genetically modified and cybernetically enhanced alien raccoon-like creature is well known for his part in the Guardian of the Galaxy series of films and comics. He has a love for everything shiny and explosive, being a mercenary turned hero who is a master tactician and weapons marksman. With a versatile assortment of weaponry and gadgets for any occasion, players will be able to take full advantage of blasters, a jetpack, and even sticky bombs to overcome any challenge. Rocket might be a pint-sized character but he is a powerful and an invaluable asset to the team.
In the new gameplay footage captured by VRFocus’ Nina Salomon, viewers can see just how powerful and mobile Rocket. In the gameplay the team are needing to defend an objective as waves of enemies keep coming in from all directions. Thankfully Rocket is able to quickly move around the stage making use of his agile size and jetpack which allows for tactical positioning in combat. His powerful blasters and grenades prove to be highly useful in the gameplay footage as he leverages those hard-hitting attacks to rip through enemies.
Of course Rocket is not the only character players will be able to take control of within Marvel Powers United VR. Other superheroes within the title include Hulk, Deadpool, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Crystal, Thor, Black Bolt, Hawkeye, Star-Lord, Gamora, Captain America, Doctor Strange, Wolverine, and many more. There are even some villains in the line up such as Ultron, Magneto, Loki and even Thanos part of the character lineup.
Marvel Powers United VR is set to launch next week on Thursday 26th July, 2018 and there is even an Oculus Rift retail bundle that included the title. For more on the title in the future keep reading VRFocus and check out the Rocket Raccoon gameplay below.