GOTG: The Universal Weapon (Video Game) review

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon is a fun action game for mobile devices that have fast and dynamic games, and gameplay with some concepts of strategy games in real time and RPGs. Check out our review below:

The game features several characters of comics Guardians of the Galaxy, members of the Marvel Comics universe, combining their storyline with numerous environments and adventures of the comic and the film's plot. The film will have the same name and will hit theaters in early August 2014.

Featuring a simple and cartoonish visual, Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon has controls very well suited to the touchscreen of the devices. The game also features an exciting mechanics to manage and equip its heroes.

The title also offers options to buy items and weapons, merge ISO-8 crystals, participate in battles in the arena mode and unlock a series of characters from the movie and comics, as the player progresses through the stages of his campaign.

A fun space adventure

Beginning with the escape of Peter Quill and his companions Prison 42, Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon provides instructions for their commands and their missions through messages of Cosmos, the telepathic dog. He is also the head of the space station security, used as a base of operations for the Guardians of the Galaxy.

The game chronicles the adventures of this group of heroes to find the five parts of a powerful artifact known as Universal Weapon, putting the player into six chapters divided into twelve stages.

With more and more traps, enemies and defense systems, game phases are completed when all opponents are eliminated. This provides credits and experience points to characters who have participated, command points the player, and one piece of equipment or an ISO-8 crystal.

Featuring a host of archenemies Heroes, Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon also develops his story through comics with quick dialogues between Cosmos, Peter Quill, Drax, Gamora, Rocket and Groot every sequence of four stages.

As the player progresses through the game by chapters, several new characters will be unlocked and available. You can purchase them for credits in silver coins and command points through the "Edit Team" option.

However, not all of these new characters will join the quartet campaign, exclusive to the allies. The villains and bosses in the game can only be used in game mode "Arena".

Clear interface and graphics and sounds great quality

Apart from speeches of his characters, Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon has fighting with a huge variety of sound effects and quite upbeat songs, including also part of the soundtrack of the film.

With graphical models and environments in a visual and entertaining, the game presents its interface clearly. They leave the player with more freedom to coordinate their characters and trigger special commands at the top of the screen.

However, the game carries a high memory processing appliances, may cause small freezes during the fighting. Especially when there are many enemies in the scene or when bosses appear.

The unfolding of the Guardians of the Galaxy Campaign: The Universal Weapon can be quite engaging. It combines a number of tips and messages of Cosmo alert at the bottom of the screen, with the various comics that develop your plot.

In addition, the game has a very practical initial screen, leaving the player with total freedom to access the extra content of the characters and their history. You can also customize your foursome, and equipment that each member will carry the games.

Controls and game modes

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon puts his players in a dynamic tactical battles in real time, requiring simultaneous coordination of movements, powers and a quartet of heroes attacks while a number of enemies will try to destroy them.

During matches, the player must quickly choose one of four characters team and guide its activities through touches the screen. You can trigger their special abilities and combos, displayed at the top of the interface.

However, as members of the quartet can be selected directly, it is easy confusions occur if two or more are coming. This can hinder performance slightly during battles.

The training team will determine the availability of combined two heroes attacks. But their special powers should selected through the "Customize" option appears below the character before the start of matches.

Through this interface, each avatar of Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon can also have its attributes enhanced by the selection of weapons, items and ISO-8 crystals that can be purchased and equipped.

The player can also use this environment to merge the ISO-8 crystals, making them more powerful, and access to the game store. It offers different equipment that cost credits in silver coins.

The game does not have micro transactions with the credit card, demanding that the credits are collected in small amounts through the stages of the Campaign or large bonuses in Arena mode.

This type of game puts players in a scenario of survival, in which sequences of increasingly powerful enemies will advance on their team. What gives experience points and credits in silver coins according to their performance defeating waves of enemies.


Guardians of the Galaxy: The Universal Weapon is a great action game and the Marvel strategy. Your story unfolds in a fun and exciting way, combining various elements of HQ with the movie that will be released later in 2014 Despite having some problems in the dynamics of its controls, and require a high processing apparatus, the game features great options for customize a team of heroes and have a mechanic with a difficulty level that become progressively more challenging.