Video game and comics week: EA Sports F1 24 and Bill Finger: In the shadow of a myth, other protagonists of the cultural field

One more week we are here, ready to roll call to the premieres most relevant in the interactive leisure sector. As usual, we have prepared a complete list with the video game that will be launched between the May 27 and 31 from 2024, for Xbox One, Xbox Series, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, mobile devices and PC. Among the main names of the week is 'MultiVersus', 'The Rogue Prince of Persia' and 'F1 24'. We also did not overlook the publication of 'humanity', 'Capes' and 'Nine Suns', 'Nightmare Kart', 'Selaco', 'Reus 2' and more. But since not everything is going to be video games, for the same price, we also bring together some of the most notable publications of the week in comic format. Will you join us to discover all these new features and more?

Video games of the week

On Monday, May 27, it goes on sale 'The Rogue Prince of Persia'(PC); and just one day later it premieres 'MultiVersus' (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC); and 'Reus 2'(PC). On Wednesday the 29th it will be the turn of 'Capes' (PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Switch, PC); 'Nine Suns'(PC); 'Tokyo Psychodemic'(PC); 'Quest Master'(PC); 'Trash of the Titans'(PC); and 'Squad Busters' (Mobile phones). For Thursday the 30th the arrival of 'humanity' (Xbox One, Xbox Series); 'HYPERCHARGE Unboxed' (Xbox One, Xbox Series); 'Tiny Terry's Turbo Trip'(PC); 'Trans-Siberian Railway Simulator'(PC); 'SKALD: Agains the Black Priory'(PC); 'Sell: Plague of Lies'(PC); 'Astor: Blade of the Monolith'(PC); and 'Umbraclaw'(PC). Friday is reserved for the release of 'F1 24' (PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series); 'Nightmare Kart'(PC); 'Selaco' (PC); 'Mister Furry: Hot Muscles'(PC); and 'Second Wave'(PC).

The Rogue Prince of Persia – Released May 27, 2024

Platforms: PC

Ubisoft and the Evil Empire studio are responsible for this 2D action and platform roguelite game proposal. The video game takes as its framework a fictional recreation of Ctesiphon, the capital of the Persian Empire. The city faces an invasion of possessed soldiers from the Hun army, led by the evil Nogai, and players will step into the shoes of the Prince, who has a mystical boleadora that resurrects him every time he dies.

As for its mechanics, the entertainment house promises a variety of options that fit any style of play, from twin daggers to spears, greatswords and axes; As if that were not enough, we will have secondary weapons such as shields, bows, hooks and much more. The game's soundtrack is produced and composed by ASADI, a Persian-American electronic musician and performance artist. His work proposes a modern vision of Persian folklore in a fusion between current and traditional sounds, with rhythms that accompany the Prince's movements.

MultiVersus – Release May 28, 2024

Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC, PS4, PS5

After going through an extensive period of open testing, 'MultiVersus'the free fighting video game that uses Warner Bros. characters to provide high doses of action, can be downloaded for free on consoles and PC. In this re-entry, the format returns, but with many important changes. One of the most obvious is the change of engine, replaced by Unreal Engine 5.

Additionally, a revamped netcode is promised that is designed to deliver a “world-class online experience”, a new PvE (Player vs. Environment) mode, more characters, new scenarios based on reinvented universes and environments, a cooperative mode online and enhanced graphics, complementing a roster of famous characters from Warner Bros. franchises, such as Batman, Superman, The Joker, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn and Black Adam (DC); Shaggy (Scooby-Doo); Bugs Bunny, the Tasmanian Devil, aka Taz and Marvin the Martian (Looney Tunes); Arya Stark (Game of Thrones); Tom and Jerry; Finn the human and Jake the dog (Adventure Time); Steven Universe and Garnet (Steven Universe); the iron Giant; LeBron James (Space Jam: New Legends); Rick Sánchez and Morty Smith (Rick and Morty) and more.

EA Sports F1 24 – Release May 31, 2024

Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC, PS4, PS5

A new season starts Virtual Formula One whose nuclear center is based on an edition that, at first, is perceived as the natural evolution of the applauded line inaugurated by Codemasters for the North American publisher, which allows virtual drivers to be equipped with the identities of the most famous and fastest racing drivers on the planet to compete in the most famous discipline of world motorsport.

The label has several notable hits within the sports spectrum such as 'EA Sports FC 24', the famous football format -previously called 'FIFA'-, and even a golf line, but with the speed license, the house continues with its commitment to bring all the excitement of Formula 1 directly to the lovers of this sport. Among the new features, the company is committed to renewing the Career mode and applying improvements to the driving system. All this among other adjustments and updates to both tracks, drivers and teams. The new Career mode “Challenge” opens the opportunity to experience three episodes inspired by the current Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen.

Paper releases

In the editorial panorama we open the week with the publication of 'Bill Finger: In the shadow of a myth', the story of the co-creator of Batman and the publishing adventure that gave birth to the character. Next we get caught up in the outstanding stage of Lee Bermejo and screenwriter Brian Azzarello in charge of the Dark Knight. In 'Dynasty of X / Powers of X', the brilliant Jonathan Hickman takes the throne of Marvel's mutants and not only changes everything we have known about the characters for years, but also prioritizes their most political side.

Bill Finger: In the shadow of a mythComic Planet

Bill Finger: In the shadow of a myth – Planeta Cómic

In 2006, Marc Tyler Nobleman began an investigation to discover the truth about the life of Bill Finger, co-creator of batman who remained in the shadow of Bob Kane and died in 1974 in absolute poverty. From this research 'Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman' was born, which served as the basis for screenwriter Julian Voloj for this graphic novel. A story about this conflict and justice, developed on several narrative levels. Faithful to the adventures of Batman, the story takes on shades of a detective novel, revealing the tragic story behind the creation of the myth. The book also has forewords by Bill Finger's granddaughter, Athena Finger, and historian Marc Tyler Nobleman, who played an essential role in recognizing his co-authorship in 2015 posthumously.

Batman: Doomed Gotham / Dynasty of X / Powers of X
Batman: Doomed Gotham / Dynasty of X / Powers of XECC Buildings / Panini Comics

Batman: Doomed Gotham – DC/ECC Graphic Novels Editions

Now we deal fully with the character, because the joker He has died, and perhaps at the hands of Batman. However, the hero of Gotham City is not sure what has happened, and the only man capable of helping him discover the truth is John Constantine. But the most unpredictable sorcerer in the DC Universe is not the only guest in this book, where the Dark Knight also shares adventures with Deathblow. Thanks to his realistic style, Lee Bermejo is one of the most valued cartoonists of the moment and this volume compiles the stories in which he has captured the Caped Crusader alone or in the company of screenwriter Brian Azzarello.

Marvel Omnibus. Dynasty of X / Powers of X – Panini Comics

Since his birth, The X-Men It has lived through four fundamental moments: its founding, the “Second Genesis”, “The Age of Apocalypse” and the “New X-Men” era. Now, Charles Xavier reveals his master plan, the one that will lead mutants out of the darkness and lead them, once again, into the light. Fortunately, at the first opportunity, Jonathan Hickman, very faithful to his style, eliminates any doubt about the predictability of the arcs that reintroduce mutants into the Marvel Universe. This stage not only changes everything we knew about the characters for years, but also prioritizes their most political aspect, very much in tune with today's society. A masterpiece by the creator of 'Dioses', with the extraordinary drawing of Pepe Larraz and RB Silva. Paradoxically, this reintroduction of X Men It is also highly recommended for newcomers to the team's mythology. Even with all its nuances.