Square Enix Is Making The Avengers And More Marvel Games

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Marvel’s move back into console gaming takes a huge step today, as the comic book company announces a multi-year, multi-game partnership with Square Enix, beginning with The Avengers Project.


Developed by Crystal Dynamics in collaboration with Eidos Montreal, The Avengers Project is the working title for the first game to come from the newly-announced partnership. Details are scant, and the description provided is pretty vague.

The Avengers project is being designed for gamers worldwide and will be packed with all the characters, environments, and iconic moments that have thrilled longtime fans of the franchise. Featuring a completely original story, it will introduce a universe gamers can play in for years to come.

The announcement was accompanied by a trailer, which is also rather vague.

We’ll have plenty of time to speculate about exactly what The Avengers Project is, as more details on the game and additional games being developed under the partnership are expected in 2018.

The partnership is another indication, alongside the Spider-Man game being made for PlayStation 4, that Marvel is shifting its gaming focus from mobile back around to consoles and PC.

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So, speculation time? Action RPG, like Ultimate Alliance? Full-blown RPG? Fighting game? Dating sim? Racer?