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Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is the summer’s guilty pleasure

Nintendo and Team Ninja revive the superhero brawler

Ultimate Alliance 3 is a crowd-pleasing summer blockbuster that’s worth a bash.

  • Diverse roster from the Marvel universe while sticking to the comic aesthetics
  • Infinity Trials add to longevity and challenge
  • Button-mashing brawling and enemy types gets repetitive
  • Sometimes too chaotic to read the action or get satisfying feedback
3 / 5
Version tested
Nintendo Switch

Ultimate Alliance 3 is a crowd-pleasing summer blockbuster that’s worth a bash.

  • Diverse roster from the Marvel universe while sticking to the comic aesthetics
  • Infinity Trials add to longevity and challenge
  • Button-mashing brawling and enemy types gets repetitive
  • Sometimes too chaotic to read the action or get satisfying feedback
3 / 5
Version tested
Nintendo Switch