The Female Thor Is Already A Playable Video Game Character

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The all-new, all-female Thor is so new in the comic books that we still don't know who she actually is, but that hasn't stopped her from snagging a starring role in D3Publisher's ongoing Marvel Puzzle Quest.


It's hardly fair calling firsties when your game only requires a few bits of art and the definition of a trio of puzzle-based powers for a new character to be introduced, but firsties it is for the mobile and PC puzzle role-playing game, which has been steadily expanding since its launch back in October of 2013.

The mysterious woman took possession of the mighty Mjolnir in the recently-released Thor #1, the mysterious woman, the legendary weapon's inscription swapping pronouns at here touch. "Whosoever holds this hammer, if SHE be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor."

The new Thor was playable in a special "Thor: Goddess of Thunder Lightning Round" that ran from Thursday to Friday evening. Also, starting yesterday players of the superheroic puzzle RPG can begin earning her as an end of Season VII reward.

Marvel Puzzle Quest is a free-to-play game, currently available on iOS, Android and PC download through Steam.

Update: Developer Demiurge points out that the art for female Thor was custom made by their in-house art team. Wallpapers are available.


True free to play games should be called free to win.
But why did they include her if she's no back story in it, or did I interpret the text wrong?