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Marvel Explains The Conditions for “The Avengers” Video Game



Back in 2012, Marvel’s The Avengers amazed audiences with its special effects, narrative, and action with over $1 billion in the box office. With the amount of sales and good reception, the movie has received, it’s strange that we haven’t seen a video game adaptation yet.

Now, thanks to IGN, we now know why. TQ Jefferson, Marvel’s lead for games, went on to explain that after the lackluster releases of the Thor and Captain America tie-ins, the studio “got a bloody nose on both of those.” It certainly has been disappointing as DC have been cranking out terrific entries for their brands including the Batman: Arkham and Injustice franchises.

Thankfully, Marvel has changed its attitude towards who will create games from their properties. Jefferson stated to IGN, “I think the fact that there wasn’t an Avengers game turned out in time for the film is indicative of Marvel’s new attitude and the approach to how we find partners and build games.” When asked about a potential of “The Avengers” as a game, he also mentioned that “it has to hit our three pillars: Fun and engaging gameplay, true to the characters, [and a] compelling story. Without hitting those notes, we shouldn’t do it.” According to Jefferson, Marvel are looking for “the right partner, that has the right vision, that has the time to develop a strong, competitive triple-A title and wants to do it right.” 

Hopefully, in the future, the Avengers may assemble on your preferred video game system sometime soon. All we know is that they will be appearing in Disney Infinity Marvel Super Heroes later this year for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, PC, and iOS.

Source: IGN

Chris Penwell is an editor who loves an engaging story and interesting combat within games. Previously writing for PlayStation Euphoria, Chris is a fan of most Sony Computer Entertainment titles including Uncharted, The Last of Us, and even White Knight Chronicles but he is open to all platforms. His ultimate goal is to go to E3 and interview the developers who have created the games he has loved throughout the 15 past years of his gaming experiences. His most anticipated games include Kingdom Hearts III, Beyond Good and Evil 2, The Division, Final Fantasy XV, and Destiny.


Digimon Survive’s Stylish Opening Movie Released



Digimon Survive

The opening movie for Bandai Namco’s survival strategy game, Digimon Survive, has been released.

The opening was first shown exclusively at the “Future of Digimon” panel at Anime Expo 2019 back on July 6. The opening shows an earthquake that has hit Kanobe City, as well as some ominous red eyes (presumably Digimon) surrounding an old man in a forest. Near the end, the main character, Takuma, sees a mysterious silhouette of a girl, and the opening finishes with her singing.

Digimon Survive follows Takuma and his companion, Agumon, as they make decisions to stay alive and escape a bizarre dimension.

Digimon Survive will release on PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One in 2020.

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