Marvel and EA’s Motive Studio have announced that they are working on an all-new single-player, third-person, action-adventure Iron Man game. The game is currently in the pre-production phase and no release dates have been announced yet. Along with this, EA said this game “is the first of several new games” being created through a collaboration with Marvel.
As for the game itself, it is said to feature an original narrative that “taps into the rich history of Iron Man, channelling the complexity, charisma, and creative genius of Tony Stark.” The developers say that the players will be able to feel what it’s like to truly play Iron Man.
In a statement, Bill Rosemann, Vice President and Creative Director at Marvel Games said, “We are thrilled to collaborate with the talented team at Motive Studio to bring their original vision of one of Marvel’s most important, powerful and beloved characters,”
Furthermore, he added, “Their experience delivering both established entertainment worlds and thrilling gameplay—combined with their authentic passion for the armored icon—will fuel our quest to deliver a love letter to a legendary hero in the form of the ultimate Iron Man video game.”
The news is out! 🎉We couldn’t be more thrilled to collaborate with @MarvelGames on an all-new single-player, action-adventure Iron Man game. While we're still in early development, this is an exciting new adventure for our studio: https://t.co/zpuT61TKtV pic.twitter.com/309lhm02dY— Motive (@MotiveStudio) September 20, 2022
EA has also stated that the Motive Studio team is led by Olivier Proulx, who has also worked on previous Marvel titles like Guardians of the Galaxy. He is joined by veterans including Ian Frazier, Maëlenn Lumineau, and JF Poirier at the Montreal-based studio.
While Motive Studio’s Iron Man game may still be in development, the upcoming Dead Space remake is still on track for release. The game will be coming out on the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S and PC on January 27, 2023.