Having created a cohesive universe in the world of cinema over the past decade, Marvel now he has focused on video games. Although the results have already been impressive with releases like Marvel’s Spider-Man Y Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, it is clear that they have other games to come. Among those future plans are Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Marvel’s Wolverine, and the most recently announced game Hombre de Hierro by EA Motive.
However, where individual Marvel movies and TV series have benefited from a single, larger, more connected universe, that’s not the approach the company wants to take with its games. speaking in an interview with GamesIndustryWhen asked if we can expect Marvel to finally establish an MCU for games, Marvel Games Vice President and Creative Director Bill Rosemann said that’s not the framework the company has adopted, because it wants every new game to have the freedom to tell the story you want to tell. without being creatively constrained by having to adhere to events in other Marvel games by separate studios.
“The world is surprisingly very familiar and accepting of the multiverse,” Rosemann said. “We have all these different realities. Now they are all real, and we want to give everyone the freedom to tell their story. We don’t want to say ‘you can’t fly the moon, because this game here from another studio needs the moon’. We want to give everyone the freedom and the free path to tell their story.”
Given how radically different game development can be compared to making movies, it’s not surprising – and ultimately better that way – that Marvel is approaching its efforts in the games space differently. Of course, some might still be hoping that at least individual Marvel games from a single studio, like spider-man Y Wolverines from Insomniac, they may end up connecting more strongly, but as it stands right now, it doesn’t sound like that’s something the company is looking for.