Marvel films are continuing to achieve, on average, great success and the credit is partly linked to the fact that individual films are often just a fragment of a larger story, or the Marvel Cinematic Universe – MCU for short -. Even at a videogame level there are more and more projects underway: will Marvel push to create a sort of Marvel Game Universe? The answer is no, because the freedom of the authors takes priority.
Marvel Game Vice President and Creative Director Bill Rosemann told GamesIndustry.biz that he doesn’t want to impose any kind of connected universe, as he wants studios to have the freedom to tell the stories they want. Rosemann stressed that she wants creatives to feel able to make drastic choices in their story without impacting someone else’s game.
“The world is very familiar with the multiverse and accepts it,” Rosemann said. “We have all these different realities. Now they are all real and we want to give everyone the freedom to tell their own story. We don’t want to say ‘you can’t blow up the moon, because this game from another studio needs the moon.’ everyone has the freedom and access to a fast track to tell their own story “.
Even if it wasn’t said by Rosemann, we can add that there is a big difference between movies and video games: apart from a few films created in collaboration, Marvel has total internal control over the various film projects; in the case of video games, however, it would be necessary to bring together different companies with different interests. Obviously, it is not possible to force the whole world to collaborate in a single collective, coherent and connected project.
One of the latest Marvel-themed projects featured is Motive Studio’s Iron Man game (currently working on Dead Space Remake).
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