“We have been long-time fans of Marvel and their impressive leadership, so this is a remarkable moment for our developers as well as our players and fans,” said Laura Miele, COO at EA. “We look forward to welcoming Marvel into the EA family of creators and know this collaboration will produce exceptional experiences for our players. We can’t wait to see players' reactions when they suit up as Iron Man and do the extraordinary things this Super Hero is known for.”
“At Marvel, we strive to find best-in-class teams who can take our characters on heroic journeys in ways they haven’t before, and collaborating with Electronic Arts will help us achieve that,” said Jay Ong, Executive Vice President at Marvel Games. “We pride ourselves on being enthusiastic, creative collaborators with developers so they have the freedom to create something deeply unique and truly remarkable. The team at Motive is getting started on that with their Iron Man video game and we can’t wait for players to learn more in the far future.”
This move has some potential, o matter how you feel about EA.
Iron Man is up first and I honestly can't believe he hasn't had a dozen games already. The character amd mythology is ripe for a video game adaptation.
I enjoyed the 2 movie based (inspired?) games Sega put out for the PS2. Same with the Cap and Thor movie tie in games. Here's hoping EA figures these characters out and produce some fun games
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