Guardians of the Galaxy how to melee

Guardians of the Galaxy: How to Melee

Eidos-Montréal‘s video game adaptation of Guardians of the Galaxy is finally out in the wild, and we’re having a blast taking down throngs of interstellar bad guys with Star-Lord, Rocket, Raccoon, Groot, Drax and Gamora. While much of the focus is on the third-person shoot-’em-up action, you’ll occasionally have to get pretty up close and personal with your foes in the Canadian studio’s latest action-RPG. In this guide, we’ll explain how to melee in Guardians of the Galaxy. So, without further ado, let’s get into it, shall we?

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How to Melee in Guardians of the Galaxy

We’ll cut right to the chase: To melee an enemy in Guardians of the Galaxy, all you’ll need to do is press the ‘Square’ button on a PlayStation controller or the ‘X’ button on an Xbox controller. This will initiate a melee strike on any adversaries that are all up in your grill and it’s an effective means of crowd control, especially if you’re in a bind and you’re waiting for your gun to recharge.

It’s also worth noting that the melee strike in Guardians of the Galaxy has quite a long wind-up time. In other words, make sure you’re giving yourself plenty of time before unleashing a melee, as it does leave you vulnerable to enemies’ attacks for a short window.

And that’s everything you need to know about how to melee in Guardians of the Galaxy. Feel free to check out our in-depth wiki for the game, and be sure to search Twinfinite for more tips, tricks and information. You should also see some related coverage below, but if you can’t find an answer to a specific question you have then feel free to reach out in the comment section and we’ll do our best to lend a hand.


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Dylan is a Senior Writer at Twinfinite and has been with the site for over two years, and in the games media industry for over a decade. He typically covers horror, RPGs, shooters, Roblox, indie titles and movies, and loves reading, pizza and skateboarding; ideally, at the same time. He has a degree in English Literature from Aberystwyth University, Wales. He thinks FTL may be the most perfect game ever created.