Electronic Arts’ Motive Studios announced today that it is currently developing an Iron Man game in collaboration with Marvel Games. The yet untitled game is a Single-player, Third-person, Action title starring everyone’s favorite genius, Billionaire, Playboy, Philanthropist: Tony Stark. Electronic Arts described the game as the first of several new games developed in a new collaboration with Marvel.
Per the announcement, Motive Studio hopes to tap into the rich history of Iron Man and Tony Stark. The studio hopes to “channel the complexity, charisma, and creative genius of Tony Stark, helping players get a feel for what it’s really like to play as Iron Man.”
“We are thrilled to collaborate with the talented team at Motive Studios to bring you an original vision of one of Marvel’s most important, powerful and beloved characters,” Bill Roseman, Marvel Games Vice President and Creative Director, said in the announcement. “His experience delivers both the established world of entertainment and the thrilling gameplay – coupled with his authentic passion for the armored icon – will fuel our quest to deliver a love letter to a legendary hero as the ultimate Iron Man video game.”
The Iron Man team at Motive Studios is led by executive producer Olivier Proulx, who most recently produced Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy for Square Enix and Eidos-Montreal. Proulx also served as production leadership for Marvel’s Avengers. He is joined by Ian Frazier (Star Wars: Squadron, Mass Effect Andromeda), Mélan Lumineau (Immortal Fenix Rising, Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey), and JF Poirier (Star Wars: Squadron, Star Wars: Battlefront II).
“Today it is an honor and privilege to have the opportunity to create a video game based on one of the most iconic superheroes in entertainment,” Proulx said in 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 new. We have a lot of freedom, which is very appealing to the team.”
Motive Studio’s Iron Man project is currently in pre-production, which means it’s unlikely we’ll see the game for quite some time. Motive Studios is currently working on the upcoming Dead Space remake, which is set 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. , Prior to this, Iron Man had previously starred in two Sega-developed console games, as did the first two Iron Man Marvel Cinematic Universe films. The character has also appeared in several games such as the Marvel vs Capcom series and the upcoming marvel’s midnight sun,
Oddly, the announcement missed little from the Disney and Marvel Games Showcase streams on D23, which Another Triple-A Marvel Game Announced Starring Black Panther and Captain America, That game is in development at Skydance New Media led by industry veteran Amy Hennig. For more information on that game, head over to Here,
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