Electronic Arts’ Motive Studio immediately introduced it’s at present creating an Iron Man sport in collaboration with Marvel Games. The as-of-yet untitled sport is a single-player, third-person, motion title starring everybody’s favourite genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist: Tony Stark. Electronic Arts heralds this sport as the primary of a number of new video games developed in a brand new collaboration with Marvel.
According to the announcement, Motive Studio hopes to faucet into the wealthy historical past of Iron Man and Tony Stark. The studio hopes to channel “the complexity, charisma, and creative genius of Tony Stark, enabling players to feel what it’s like to truly play as Iron Man.”
“We are thrilled to collaborate with the talented team at Motive Studio to bring their original vision of one of Marvel’s most important, powerful, and beloved characters,” vice chairman and inventive director at Marvel Games Bill Rosemann mentioned within the announcement. “Their experience delivering both established entertainment worlds and thrilling gameplay – combined with their authentic passion for the armored icon – will fuel our quest to deliver a love letter to a legendary hero in the form of the ultimate Iron Man video game.”
The Iron Man group at Motive Studio is led by govt producer Olivier Proulx, who just lately produced Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy for Square Enix and Eidos-Montréal. Proulx additionally labored in manufacturing management for Marvel’s Avengers. He’s joined by Ian Frazier (Star Wars: Squadrons, Mass Effect Andromeda), Maëlenn Lumineau (Immortals Fenyx Rising, Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey), and JF Poirier (Star Wars: Squadrons, Star Wars: Battlefront II).
“It’s an honor and privilege to have the opportunity to make a video game based on one of the most iconic superheroes in entertainment today,” Proulx mentioned within the announcement. “We have a great opportunity to create a new and unique story that we can call our own. Marvel is encouraging us to create something fresh. We have a lot of freedom, which is so engaging for the team.”
Motive Studio’s Iron Man mission is at present in pre-production, which means it’s unlikely we’ll see the sport for fairly a while. Motive Studio is at present engaged on the upcoming Dead Space remake, which is scheduled to launch on January 27. Previously, Iron Man appeared in Iron Man VR, a 2020 PlayStation VR-exclusive title, and Marvel’s Avengers, a 2020 live-service ensemble title. Before that, Iron Man starred in two Sega-developed console video games based mostly as the primary two Iron Man Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. The character has additionally appeared in a number of video games just like the Marvel vs. Capcom collection and the upcoming Marvel’s Midnight Suns.
Oddly sufficient, this announcement narrowly missed the Disney and Marvel Games Showcase stream at D23, which introduced one other triple-A Marvel sport starring Black Panther and Captain America. That sport is in improvement at Skydance New Media, beneath the management of business luminary Amy Hennig. For extra on that sport, head right here.
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