The long, long wait for a video game truly based on Marvel’s Avengers superhero team appears to be ending.
After a social media tease from both Marvel Entertainment and Square Enix, the companies confirmed their new partnership on Thursday, announcing an Avengers video game as the beginning of a “multi-game” deal.
Square Enix’s two biggest Western game studios, Crystal Dynamics (Tomb Raider) and Eidos Montreal (Deus Ex), will work together on an as-yet-unnamed Avengers game—because a video game about a combined supergroup requires a combined supergroup of developers, apparently.
The only hint we have of the game’s form is a 55-second teaser that only shows three relatively static, Avengers-related images (like Captain America’s shield).
And with such slowed-down footage, it’s hard to really tell whether the teaser contains “in-engine” footage.
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