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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 1: Tangled Up in Blue

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Based on 76 critic reviews
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69

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42%

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Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 18, 2017
Xbox OneApr 18, 2017
PCApr 18, 2017

Developer: Telltale Games

Genre: Interactive Story

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series delivers a brand new story of the universe’s unlikeliest heroes, the rag-tag band of outlaws who go by the names Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot. In the wake of an epic battle, the Guardians discover an artifact of unspeakable power. Each of the Guardians has a reason to desire this relic, as does a ruthless enemy who is the last of her kind, and who will stop at nothing to tear it from their hands. From Earth to the Milano to Knowhere and beyond, and set to the beat of awesome music, this five-part episodic series puts you in the rocket-powered boots of Star-Lord in an original Guardians adventure, told in the unique and award-winning Telltale style, where your decisions and actions will drive the path of the story you experience.

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IGN

8.5 / 10.0
T.J. Hafer

Guardians of the Galaxy is definitely starting off on the right foot, with a great script, great actors, and a universe packed with personality (and backed by catchy tunes) to explore. If it can continue to deliver the quality of dialogue and panel-perfect action over the course of the rest of the season, it may find itself seated in the upper echelons of Telltale's catalog. I just hope that now the series has introduced itself, the series gives its environments and characters just a bit more time to breathe in between speeding the plot along.

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Guardians of the Galaxy's story may eventually get someplace interesting, but it's a poor fit for Telltale's simple quick time events and stiff dialogue sequences.

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Strong voice acting recalls the movie version of these characters, but the humor and battles lack punch

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The first episode of Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy series has an engaging movie-style pace that's interrupted by its game-like elements.

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