“Marvel Alliance” Franchise Resurrected From The Dead

Marvel Entertainment uploaded an interesting video to their official Youtube account… Marvel Alliance 3: The Black Order.  A franchise that features a library of Marvel villains and heroes. Prominent characters from “Guardians Of The Galaxy”, “X-Men” and “Avengers.”

The original “Marvel Alliance” was developed by Raven Software for the Xbox 360. The game was later ported to the Playstation 3 and Wii making Nintendo the last publisher to receive a port. This continued onto the sequel, “Marvel Alliance 2.” Activision, unsurprisingly was responsible for the publishing with a focus on Microsoft’s Xbox ports for Nintendo faltered.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance

Marvel’s latest interation and partners will no doubt insure a succesful, re-playable action rpg. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order will be a Nintendo Switch exclusive with development by Team Ninja and publishing by Koei Tecmo. Two prominent Japanese game studio and publisher with plenty of succesful projects.

A decade is a pretty long time to wait for any sequel but fans should be excited. The game’s mechanic are very similar to previous versions with the added bonus of  local co-op play for a maximum four (4) players. The game will also feature a completely new story introducing Theranos and his Black order. You’ll have to fight your way through various maps with a variety of Marvel characters.

Checkout Nintendo and Marvel Entertainment’s game trailer below:

The graphics and cinema look amazing. Thanos as the primary villain, awesome. Movies, games and comic book universes fusing together, mind blowing! No word on a multiplayer mode but the game sure looks like it could support it and support it well. Nintendo did just launch their new online service a few months ago too, fingers crossed.

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