Square Enix, Marvel Announce an Avengers Game

Square Enix, Marvel Announce an Avengers Game

Square Enix and Marvel announce a "multi-game partnership," beginning with an Avengers game.

Square Enix and Marvel have announced a partnership, which will include the creation of multiple games from the Marvel universe - the first of which will be an Avengers title from Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics and Deus Ex developer Eidos Montreal. The announcement was accompanied by a brief teaser trailer, and is being promoted on social media with "#Reassemble."

Little has been revealed about the project, although the YouTube description says that the game "will be packed with all the characters, environments, and iconic moments that have thrilled longtime fans of the franchise."

It also states that more details on the game, and other games, will be announced in 2018. So it looks like we've got a bit of time to wait.

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Okay. This could be great or terrible. I'm really hoping for Arkham games, but fear we could get Superman 64. And I'm not certain that Square can do Arkham.

Just make a new Marvel Ultimate Alliance game.

Hm. Colour me surprised and mildly optimistic?

I thought [the first] nu-Tomb Raider was superb, and its only weakness was its story - not its gameplay or phenomenal world design. If the same team/s is working on Marvel content, then I may finally have a superhero game I actually care about playing (Arkham City was incredible, sure, but I'm not a fan of Batman unless it's Nolan/Bale/Zimmer/Pfister's Batman).

It's Eidos, thank god. They've been doing alright and there's a slim chance we won't get those overdesigned monstrosities that showed up in concept art by FF artists

This has a chance of being pretty damn amazing.
But...

More details on The Avengers project and other games will be announced in 2018

That's going to be a damn long wait.

I'm just gonna prepare myself for this being pretty bad, as movie games usually go.

Living_Brain:
I'm just gonna prepare myself for this being pretty bad, as movie games usually go.

I dont think its a movie game. Would be kind of late to make a game based on a film from 2012 (or 1998 if you want to be cheeky).

Prediction time!

We will get 4 individual games, setting up each of the core heroes, which will lead in to a 5th where you have all of them teaming up against some big threat.

Oh, and it will have Mankind Divided level microtransactions.

Well I'm interested, I really enjoyed Crystal Dynamics previous games, both Tomb Raider reboot's were great and Legacy of Kain is one of my favorite series ever. So I'm really excited for this.

With this and the Guardians of the Galaxy game Telltale are doing looks like Marvel are giving games another shot after the disaster of the releases at the beginning of the MCU.

MCerberus:
It's Eidos, thank god. They've been doing alright and there's a slim chance we won't get those overdesigned monstrosities that showed up in concept art by FF artists

I doubt anything like those overdesigned monstrosities would ever actually be used as the main costumes of any superhero games anyone makes. I'm pretty sure those were just deliberately over the top crap for the sake of a joke and/or just to show off anyway. I could see them being used as alternate costume in jokes though.

I just want something similar to LEGO Marvel Superheroes but with design aesthetics appropriate to everything NOT being made out of LEGO pieces. Open world, dozens of usable superheroes and supervillains, obstacles and collectables requiring specific powers to get through, that sort of thing. If they can do something like that it'll be just fine, throw in a few additions and an Arkham style combat system and it'll be great.

The 2018 timing lines up with the release of Infinity War part 1, so some hints to the plot of the movie in that trailer?

The Lego games have been just fine.

Lizzy Finnegan:
the game "will be packed with all the characters, environments, and iconic moments that have thrilled longtime fans of the franchise."

All of them? I find that rather unlikely.

Wasn't sure what to make of this until I saw it was Eidos being involved. Now I quite excited for it since those Eidos properties always interest me more than whatever game Square Enix has in store that isn't Dragon Quest even if those games I mentioned don't always turn out as well (The Thief reboot being an example).

Shame that I won't be getting any more info on it until like next year I believe.

 

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