Skydance New Media’s Marvel Game Impresses at D23 Expo

During the Disney & Marvel Games Showcase at D23, Skydance New Media revealed a trailer for their unannounced Marvel game featuring Captain America and Black Panther!

Easily one of the best trailers/reveals during the Games Showcase is the new Marvel game from Amy Hennig (the Uncharted franchise). While it doesn’t have a title just yet, it does have one incredible looking announcement trailer showing off the heroes in a new (old) setting:

This is a seriously great trailer, and I”m loving the idea of seeing these heroes in a different time period; giving them freedom to explore new stories while keeping certain aspects familiar for fans.

During Disney’s D23 Expo, Skydance New Media, helmed by award-winning writer and director Amy Hennig, and Marvel Entertainment today shared new details on their upcoming narrative-driven, ensemble adventure game set in the Marvel Universe. The title, which marks the first initiative from the new AAA game studio, features an original story that will take players on a WWII-era adventure with four playable heroes at different points in the story.

“We’re so grateful for all the enthusiasm and support we’ve received from fans, and we’re thrilled to finally unveil a first glimpse of the game during this year’s D23 Expo,” said Hennig, President, Skydance New Media. “Marvel has been an incredible partner throughout the creative process as we develop an original story and build an exciting new team of characters. We hope fans are intrigued by this sneak peek, and we’re excited to share more down the road.”

“Our D23 Expo reveal is only the beginning of the action-packed adventure awaiting Marvel fans,” said Bill Rosemann, Vice President and Creative Director, Marvel Games. “Amy and the Skydance New Media team have a deep love and respect for our characters, have poured themselves into the core comic book inspiration, and will harness their incredible storytelling skills to craft an all-new, thrilling narrative experience. Stay tuned over the next months as we’ll share additional looks at our four heroes, two worlds, and one war.”

As the game’s narrative unfolds, players will be able to play an ensemble of four characters: a young Steve Rogers, aka Captain America; Azzuri, T’Challa’s grandfather and the WWII-era Black Panther; Gabriel Jones, a U.S. soldier and member of the Howling Commandos; and Nanali, leader of the fledgling Wakandan Spy Network. Players can look forward to intuitive controls and exhilarating second-to-second gameplay that captures the action and excitement of Marvel, inspired by landmark comics, television, and films, as they navigate this all-new globe-trotting adventure.

No word on a release date (or even release window), but this is definitely one to keep an eye on.

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