News Just In from Ubisoft
“UBISOFT AND MARVEL ASSEMBLE
THE AVENGERS IN NEW
“BATTLE FOR EARTH”
Game Marks First Time that Marvel Universe Will Be Available on
Kinect(tm) for Xbox360(r) and Nintendo Wii(tm) U(tm) Motion Platforms
London, UK – May 10, 2012 – Today, Ubisoft(r) announced a deal with Marvel
Entertainment, LLC to develop a video game based on the popular Avengers characters
and other heroes and villains from the Marvel Universe.
Developed by Ubisoft Quebec, Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth’s interactive
environments are inspired by iconic Marvel comic artwork and the Secret Invasion
storyline. This game will be released this Autumn for the Microsoft Kinect(tm) for
Xbox 360(r), and Nintendo’s Wii(tm) U(tm) system.
“We are excited to team up with Marvel Entertainment to bring some of the most
iconic comic book characters from the Marvel line-up to life in motion-gaming,” said
Geoffroy Sardin, Ubisoft EMEA Marketing and Sales Director at Ubisoft. “Fans of the
Marvel universe and superhero games are going to love the extensive combinations of
characters, motion-controlled moves and competitive gameplay.”
“For the last few years, Marvel has positioned itself to deliver the absolute best
in entertainment, be it in film, animation, comics or games,” said Andreea
Enache-Thune, senior vice president of games and digital distribution at Marvel.
“Partnering with Ubisoft is a big part of that ongoing movement. We are confident
that Ubisoft’s talent matches Marvel’s own commitment to making the Avengers: Battle
for Earth the best in the motion-controlled gaming category.”
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth features 20 different characters, including
Avengers such as Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America and Thor, as well as other
fan-favorite Super Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe.
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