The cinematic trailer was fine, if a bit jarring due to the new look Avengers.
The 25-minute gameplay presentation showcased the prologue — essentially a significantly more detailed version of the events covered in the reveal trailer.
The combat has weight to it, making each smack of Thor’s hammer look deliberate and satisfying.
On the lower right-hand corner of screen, there were three slots for special abilities that charge over time.
The top slot was always empty but was larger than the others, perhaps indicating an “ultimate” ability.
Square Enix only showed off solo play, but Marvel’s Avengers is also playable cooperatively with up to four players.