Disney Infinity 2.0 : Marvel Super Heroes - Guardians of the Galaxy

Disney Infinity 2.0 : Marvel Super Heroes is an action-adventure sandbox video game which was developed by Avalanche Software and published by Disney Interactive Studios. Featuring original story material by Brian Michael Bendis, Marvel Super Heroes includes multiple plots and characters from both Disney and Marvel properties.

The Disney Infinity 2.0 : Marvel Super Heroes video game was released for a range of platforms, including Android, iOS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows.

What makes the game special is its physical element: it comes with actual tangible action figures of the characters. And while these figurines can be enjoyed also as stand-alone collectibles, that is not their true purpose. When you place the individual figures on a special stand that comes with the game, the respective characters will, as by magic, appear on your TV or computer screen.

One of the many franchises brought to Disney Infinity 2.0 : Marvel Super Heroes is ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ consisting of all the members of the team: Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, Groot and Drax, plus Yondu – leader of outlaw mercenaries, and Ronan the AccuserGuardians’ biggest adversary. Of these figures, the first two come in a two-character pack together with the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Play Set, and the remaining five in single-character packs.

Various Starter Pack editions of the game can be purchased and each is bundled with the video game, three figurines, an Infinity Base, one Play Set Disc and two Game Discs. The Infinity Base has two round slots to place figurines, and a special hexagonal slot to insert the Play Set Disc. When the figurines are placed onto the Infinity Base, the characters are imported into the game, while Play Set Discs unlock various Play Sets and Game Discs add new elements to the game. Additional Play Set and Game Discs, and of course figurines, can be bought separately.

As with the other Disney Infinity 2.0 figures of other franchises (The Avengers, Spider-Man…), there is no articulation in the joints on the Guardians of the Galaxy figures. All the figurines are permanently anchored to pedestals they come with, that enable their digital likenesses to be imported into the video game via an Infinity 2.0 Base (sold separately).

The stylised action figures stand 2.5 – 4.5 inches (6 – 11 cm) tall and sell for around $15 (£10/€13) each, with the double pack (that contains 2 figures: Star-Lord and Gamora plus ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Play Set) retailing for about $36 (£24/€32).

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