First appearing in 1975, Moon Knight is former mercenary Marc Spector, who after being left for dead is brought back to life by the Egyptian moon god Konshu and becomes his avatar, bringing justice to those who deserve. The character is also famous for his dissociative identity disorder, with quite a few personalities depending on which iteration of the character one is talking about.
Unfortunately, such a character did not receive a video game dedicated to him. However, that doesn’t mean he never appeared in video games. he has quite a few appearances, including some where he is playable as well, usually in games featuring many Marvel heroes. You still have many good options to enjoy the knight in video games.
The exceptional sequel to this fine series of fights unfortunately did not do Moon Knight justice at all. Although he’s technically in the game, he only briefly appears in a cutscene during Hawkeye’s ending. Not only that, it’s basically a still image in the cutscene. It’s not the best start, especially since it would be a great addition to a fighting game.
marvel avengers academy
It’s weird, but it beats a simple cameo. Moon Knight was an unlockable character on the no longer available Marvel Avengers Academy, a freemium mobile game where you run a university dedicated to training heroes, complete with teenage versions of the characters. One of them is, as you might expect, Moon Knight. A young version of him at least, where you have to help train and become the Moon Knight we’re used to.
marvel pinball machine
Moon Knight has a level dedicated to him in Marvel Pinball. The game features numerous tables, each based on different characters or groups from the Marvel Universe, and Moon Knight received one as downloadable content, chosen by fan demand in an online poll.
Still, there’s not much else to say about this appearance other than that he appears in the background and is voiced by none other than Troy Baker himself.
Marvel’s Avengers Alliance
Digging a little deeper into abandoned games, Marvel Avengers Alliance was a turn-based flash game (not one of the best, unfortunately), available for both mobile and websites, such as Facebook. In it, you could unlock many Marvel characters and make your team fight against many villains. And one of the heroes you could get was Moon Knight, with lots of abilities to buff his allies and debuff his enemies.
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows
During Spider-Man’s adventures in this game, Moon Knight appears and assists him against Wilson Fisk, also known as Kingpin. Marc is unfortunately not playable, and instead works as a mission giver, with some interactions and missions to complete to save New York. However, he can be summoned as a companion and help you out in battle, which is pretty fun.
Marvel Future Revolution
A rather new addition, Moon Knight was only recently included in this game which also hasn’t been around for very long. This mobile MMORPG that can play on its own does not allow you to play with it, but you can summon it as a companion, and it also has significance in history, where many realities converge on each other. A curious detail of this convergence is that you actually have three versions of him from different realities, and each of his main personalities, Marc, Steven, and Jake, control each of the knights you see.
Lego Marvel’s Avengers
Lego is now quite famous for creating video games, one of which, you know, is Lego. With many games using different characters and franchises, they have quite a few games using Marvel characters. In Lego Marvel’s Avengers, you can unlock Marc Spector after completing a mission with him, allowing you to venture across the world as Moon Knight.
Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2
Continuing the Lego extravaganza, Moon Knight returns to this blocky world in Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2. He also needs to be unlocked, and his gameplay is more or less the same, with a few more attacks and better visuals. Still, considering how fun Lego games are in terms of gameplay and comedy, bringing it back is still a treasure.
marvel future fight
Going back to mobile games, but on a more positive note this time, Moon Knight (and Mr. Knight) can be unlocked in Marvel Future Fight.
With many cool abilities, he can be an extremely powerful melee fighter, depending on the build you create for him. It is also very useful for the group given the specific passive skills of the characteristics of the character.
Marvel Contest of Champions
This mobile fighting game has plenty of heroes (and villains) for you to choose from, and Moon Knight is on that list. The combat mechanics might be a bit limited, given that it’s a mobile game, but it has some pretty cool moves, especially a bleeding effect it induces that causes its opponent to suffer a bit damage over time.
Marvel Strike Force
Another turn-based RPG, but this time much better. Marvel Strike Force is a mobile game where you build your team of heroes, and your humble servant, Marc Spector, is one of them. Here he has a lot of different attacks that weaken enemies as well as himself. He’s also part of the Shadow Land team, a subset of certain characters (others being Daredevil and Elektra, for example), making them more effective when teamed up.
Omega Marvel Heroes
Inspired by the Ultimate Alliance games, but with online features, Marvel Heroes Omega is unfortunately another game on this list that has been shut down. The same idea of previous games remained; you can choose from many Marvel heroes to play with, including, you guessed it, Moon Knight. The gameplay offered more options, given that it was a console game rather than mobile, but there are no specific details about how it looks here.
Ultimate Marvel Alliance
A classic from the PlayStation 2 and 3 eras, Marvel Ultimate Alliance follows the same pattern as the previous entry, although you can switch between one team or four characters or play co-op. In this game, you can unlock and play as Moon Knight, which offers much more versatile gameplay compared to previous entries, although it offers little story. Still, his attacks are strong and fast, and you can spam them a lot.
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3
While the second game in the series sadly skipped our moon-themed hero, the third game brings him back to one of the best superhero games for Switch via DLC. The basic idea is the same as in the first game, but its attacks and overall gameplay are much improved from what was done before. He has strong attack and knockback abilities, and his synergy with other characters works much better.
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