Earlier in the month, the very first Disney & Marvel Games Showcase on the occasion of the D23 Expowhich was not as exciting as hoped, but which nevertheless made it possible to reveal several games, including that of Skydance New Media on which Amy Hennig is working and which will stage Captain America, Black Panther in the person ofAzzuri, Gabriel Jones and Nanali. Rumor had it thatElectronic Arts have a project on his side Iron Man under development, but nothing had been said about it… until Tuesday, September 20, 2022.
It is therefore Motive Studioalready at work on the remake of dead space expected early next year and who gave birth to the fairly successful Star Wars: Squadrons, who is working on an action-adventure game Iron Man third-person solo from its Montreal premises, whose development is still in its early stages at the pre-production stage. An article on the site ofEA specifies that the team is led by Olivier Proulxwho knows about games Marvel since he was lead producer of the campaign of Marvel’s Avengers (which was really good despite the game’s worries) then senior producer on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, in other words, it’s off to a good start. He is surrounded by industry veterans, including Ian Frazier, Maëlenn Lumineau and JF Poirier, while marvel games top it all off.
The storyline of the game will be original and will use the rich history of comics Iron Man to portray the complexity, charisma and creative genius of Tony Starkwhile allowing us to really feel the fact of playing this superhero.
“We are thrilled to partner with the talented team at Motive Studio to bring their original vision for one of Marvel’s most important, powerful and beloved characters to life,” said Bill Rosemann, Vice President and Creative Director of Marvel Games. “Their experience in creating universes and gameplay combined with their passion for this character will be invaluable in helping us deliver a love letter to a legendary hero in the form of the Iron Man video game. ultimate. “.
“It’s an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to make a video game based on one of the world’s most iconic superheroes,” said Olivier Proulx, Executive Producer at Motive Studios. “We have an exceptional opportunity to create a new and unique story that we can make our own. Marvel encourages us to create something new. We have a lot of freedom, which is very stimulating for the team. »
Furthermore, it is specified that this project Iron Man born of this new collaboration between Electronic Arts and Marvel will be “the first of several new games”. So, is the rumor about a title Black Panther will it also end up being formalized? Wait & see!
The choice of this announcement through a message on social networks and an article on the site ofEA remains very curious all the same when it is precisely what we expected during the showcase mentioned at the beginning of the article. Anyway, we will have to wait before discovering more about this game Iron Man yet unnamed.
If you want to take yourself for Tony Stark and you like virtual reality, Marvel’s Iron Man VR is still on sale at Amazon.