As classic Marvel characters previously licensed to Fox are poised to make their full return to Marvel Entertainment, a new X-Man has joined the mobile fighting game Marvel's Contest of Champions.
Havok, the powerful mutant and occasional leader of X-Force and the Uncanny Avengers, has been added as a playable character to the game. The character is able to produce powerful plasma blasts in the form of concentric waves emitting from his containment suit.
The estranged younger brother of X-Men leader Cyclops, Alex Summers receives synergy bonuses when placed on teams with Cyclops and Mister Sinister, Nightcrawler and Wolverine or Captain America and occasional paramour Wasp.
First created in 1969's Uncanny X-Men #54 by writer Arnold Drake and artist Don Heck, Havok was depicted as the more volatile Summers brother, who eventually led the federal government-sponsored mutant team X-Force. Eventually, Alex would reconcile with his brother and lead the Unity team of the Uncanny Avengers, combining members of the X-Men and Avengers in the wake of the crossover storyline Avengers vs. X-Men.
Marvel's Contest of Champions is available on the App Store and Google Play for iOs and Android devices.