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Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Genre: Action
Publisher: Activision
Developer: High Moon
Release Date: June 25, 2013 (US), 2013 (EU)

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'Deadpool' (ALL) To Feature Cable And Death Characters

by Rainier on Jan. 10, 2013 @ 7:57 p.m. PST

Deadpool is a third-person action-shooter revolving around the Marvel super hero/mercenary known for his accelerated healing factor.

Cable (Nathan Christopher Charles Summers) is a Marvel comic books character first appeared as an infant in Uncanny X-Men #201 (January 1986).

His adult identity of Cable, created by writer Louise Simonson and artist/co-writer Rob Liefeld, first appeared in The New Mutants #87 (March 1990), though he was not revealed to be the adult incarnation of the infant Nathan Summers until years later.

Cable is the son of Scott Summers (Cyclops) and Madelyne Pryor (a clone of Jean Grey/Phoenix), and was born in the present, but was sent into a distant future where he was raised, and was created to be a 'man of action,' the opposite of Xavier.

Death is a Marvel comic books character first appeared in Captain Marvel #27 (Jul. 1973) and was created by Mike Friedrich and Jim Starlin. Death is an abstract entity, the embodiment of the end of life in the Marvel Universe, and the opposite of Eternity, the embodiment of the universe.

Deadpool becomes infatuated with Death after he has a number of near-death experiences, but Thanos (a Titan) who was determined to prove his love for Death by destroying all life, Death appears to reciprocate Deadpool's feelings, and a jealous Thanos prevents Deadpool from dying and joining the entity and curses him with immortality.

Whether these characters are NPCs or actually playable characters was not disclosed.

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