Back in June, I got to review my first brawler, NetherRealm’s DC super-powered smash-’em-up Injustice 2. It was such an easy review because the game was (and is!) totally sublime. So when I was offered the opportunity to review Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite, I was immediately, like, duh, obviously. The Capcom stuff is fine, cool, whatever, but it’s got Rocket Raccoon. Rocket Raccoon! So I got the game, loaded it up with the breathless anticipation of somebody about to beat up that dork from Resident Evil as Rocket Raccoon, and – POW! ZOK! LEEEEEON*! – tripped between the multiverses into one of the most mixed experiences I’ve had since the guy from Bionic Commando randomly turned up to fight Ultron in a desperately contrived plot twist. Wait, no. That’s this game.
So let’s start at the beginning of this story with, well, er, the story.