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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action
Publisher: Square Enix
Developer: Eidos Montreal
Release Date: Oct. 26, 2021

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'Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy' Releases New Star-Lord Band Music Video, Reveals Full Licensed Tracklist - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 8, 2021 @ 6:00 a.m. PDT

Play as Star-Lord with the unpredictable Guardians at your side. Blast your way from one explosive situation to another in a struggle for the fate of the universe.

Fire up Star-Lord's jet boots for a wild ride across the cosmos in this fresh take on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy. With the unpredictable Guardians at your side, blast your way from one explosive situation to another, with both original and well-known Marvel characters caught in a struggle for the fate of the universe. You got this. Probably.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is created by the seasoned Eidos-Montréal team, working closely with Marvel Entertainment to provide an original and authentic experience inspired by over 50 years of Guardians of the Galaxy lore. Influenced by the comics, this spin on the Guardians of the Galaxy takes players on a riotous journey across the stars as Peter Quill and the Guardians unintentionally become the galaxy's first and last line of defense.

In the game's universe, Star-Lord started the Guardians to sell their services as heroes-for-hire, and convinced Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot to join him along the way. The promise of adventure and profit was exactly what they were looking for. They even have a business card to prove it!!


Eidos-Montréal debuted a new, unapologetically ‘80s music video to celebrate the official release of “Zero to Hero,” the second face-melting single from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy’s Star-Lord Band. Both of the group’s singles are also featured on the official Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Original Video Game Playlist, which has also been released today.

Inspired by classic ‘80s cartoons, the animated music video amps up the nostalgia factor to 11 and gives viewers a taste of why superfan Peter Quill was inspired to adopt the “Star-Lord” moniker in the game’s universe. But that’s not all! Eidos-Montréal has also released a vintage VHS recording of the Star-Lord Band performing the single on stage in all their long-haired glory, and combined it with the animated music video to create a headbangin’ extended cut.

Including the Star-Lord Band’s “Zero to Hero” and “Space Riders with No Names,” the Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Original Video Game Playlist features 30 iconic licensed tracks from legendary artists such as Mötley Crüe, Bonnie Tyler, Billy Idol, Pat Benetar, Def Leppard, BLONDIE, and many more. All songs on the playlist will also be featured in the game itself, with an optional toggle for players who wish to replace them with stream-safe alternatives as needed.

  1. Blondie - Call Me
  2. Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper
  3. Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry Be Happy
  4. Hot Chocolate - Every 1's A Winner
  5. Wang Chung - Everybody Have Fun Tonight
  6. Tears For Fears - Everybody Wants To Rule The World
  7. Europe - The Final Countdown
  8. New Kids on the Block - Hangin' Tough
  9. Pat Benatar - Hit Me With Your Best Shot
  10. Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out for a Hero
  11. KISS - I Love It Loud
  12. Flock of Seagulls - I Ran
  13. Culture Club - I'll Tumble 4 Ya
  14. Mötley Crüe - Kickstart My Heart
  15. Simple Minds - Love Song
  16. Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
  17. Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax
  18. Def Leppard - Rock Rock Till You Drop
  19. Rainbow - Since You Been Gone
  20. A-ha - Take On Me
  21. Soft Cell - Tainted Love
  22. Star-Lord Band - Space rider with No Names
  23. Star-Lord Band - Zero To Hero
  24. Loverboy - Turn Me Loose
  25. Autograph - Turn Up the Radio
  26. Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  27. Scandal featuring Patty Smyth - The Warrior
  28. Starship - We Built This City
  29. Twisted Sister - We're Not Gonna Take It
  30. Billy Idol - White Wedding

Created specifically for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the Star-Lord Band full-length album will be released standalone alongside the game when it launches on October 26.

At the beginning of the game, they trigger a chain reaction of catastrophic events, which will eventually put the fate of the universe at stake. Obviously, preventing intergalactic annihilation was never part of the plan. But they (and you) got this. Probably.

Master Star-Lord's dynamic combat style to obliterate foes with his Element Blasters and call on the abilities of each Guardian to defeat a variety of interplanetary enemies. Also, as self-proclaimed leader of the Guardians of the Galaxy, players engage in select player-choice driven dialogue and interactions between Quill and the Guardians that further strengthens the bonds within this dysfunctional family.

With Rocket, Groot, Gamora and Drax always around you, you can expect a lot of laughs and touching moments - our writing team had tons of fun. But in true Guardians spirit, we also wanted to capture what it’s like for a ragtag group of misfits to become family. Making those personalities collide, fight and come together… there’s going to be some real drama as well.

But even when the odds are stacked against them, the Guardians never back down.

Finally, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy wouldn't be complete without a killer soundtrack to rock out to while soaring through space in the Milano. There's Iron Maiden, KISS, New Kids On The Block, Rick Astley and more. But it doesn’t stop there and Square Enix/Eidos-Montréal will have more to say about the music in our game soon! The game is jam-packed with classic 1980s hits and kicking original tracks.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy launches on Nintendo Switch (Cloud Edition) PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC on Oct. 26, 2021.

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