Later this year, we’ll get to jump into another popular superhero property with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. While drawing somewhat from the MCU, the game has its own distinct continuity and art direction. Despite looking like it was planned to have some type of multiplayer at some point, the game is confirmed to be a single player affair. However, some were surprised when it was revealed that you would only play as Star-Lord and not any of the other Guardians, since the concept of the Guardians character swapping seems like a no-brainer on paper. Well, it seems the design choice was all about putting you in a certain role.
Speaking to VG 24/7, Senior Creative Director Jean-François Dugas talked in-depth about the decision….