Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Marvel

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 1, 2 out for PC, PS4, Thursday for Xbox One*

Marvel Ultimate Alliance Bundle (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Activision has released action role-playing games Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 for console and PC. The digital-only releases debuted in 2006 and 2009 respectively, and are now available separately for $39.99 or as a bundle for $59.99. For PC and PS4, that is, Xbox One owners will need to wait until Thursday. As mentioned on Marvel.com, the re-releases feature improved performance, support for local and online co-op, and “some” interface as well as graphic enhancements. The inclusion of the downloadable character packs is up in the air.

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PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

The Amazing Spider-Man slings onto store shelves

The Amazing Spiderman (360, 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 2

Beenox is following up last year’s Spider-Man: Edge of Time today with The Amazing Spider-Man. Serving as an epilog to the upcoming film, the Seamus Fahey-penned story follows the webcrawler’s exploits after the films ends as he faces off against Scorpion, Rhino, Black Cat, and other famous reimagined villains. Open-world gameplay and Bruce Campbell return to the series, while new powers, including Web Rush, are introduced into the universe.

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3DS, DS News, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Wii News, Xbox 360 News

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 gets free DLC today, Heroes & Heralds

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (360, PS3, Vita) Heroes and Heralds DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s free Heroes & Heralds DLC is now available for the 360 and PS3. The new mode, playable on and offline, pits the Heroes and Heralds factions against one another as the heroes battle Galactus’ heralds to save Earth from annihilation. Fighters are customizable through the use of Ability cards, which affect the combatants’ stats and powers with enhancements ranging from speed boosts to invisibility.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 sics a zombie on retail

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

If you’ve ever wanted to lay down an “Objection!” on Hawkeye, your time has come. Capcom’s beefed-up crossover fighter Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 is now available for the 360 and PS3.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

X-Men Destiny now available, the Brotherood and X-Men want YOU!

X-Men Destiny (360, DS, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The X-Men and Brotherhood of Mutants continue their struggle today with the release of Activision’s X-Men Destiny for the 360, DS, PS3, and Wii. As one of three new mutants who have recently discovered their latent abilities, players must pick which side they are on as they battle against and with such X-Men luminaries as Cyclops, Wolverine, Gambit, and Magneto.

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DS News, PlayStation 3 News, Wii News, Xbox 360 News

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 announced for PS Vita

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (360, PS3, Vita) Vita Announcement - Screenshot 1

In addition to announcing Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s reversible cover, Capcom also revealed that the title will be hitting the PlayStation Vita. The portable version will include the entire roster from the 360 and PS3 version as well as some “additional bonuses.”

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PlayStation Vita News

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – Mark Brooks cover, Vergil revealed

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (360, PS3) Pack Art Announcement - Header

Capcom’s released both sides of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3’s box today, which includes art from both Capcom illustrator Shinkiro and Marvel artist Mark Brooks. Some new in-game shots were also released introducing Vergil to the roster.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Marvel Pinball expanding with Vengeance and Virtue, new launches

Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue (360, PS3) Ghost Rider Table Announcement - Screenshot 1

Zen Studios has announced the expansion of Marvel Pinball with a new version as well as a host of ports. For the 360 and PS3, the studio currently has Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue in development. The four-table pack will debut with Ghost Rider as the first hero out when the set hits Live and PSN this winter. And for those who have been itching to give Marvel Pinball a try but don’t have a 360 or PS3, good news! Zen plans on launching the title on Android and iOS devices, as well as the 3DS, PC, PS Vita, and WiiU by the end of 2012.

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3DS, DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Wii U, Xbox 360 News

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds now available, DLC costume pack announced


After a decade-plus wait, Versus fans are finally getting their chance to dust off their favorite team and try them against some new blood with the minty fresh Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, now available for the 360 and PS3.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

(Xbox 360 Review) Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions

“… isn’t a bad game, and can be a very satisfying experience, but it is a disappointing one.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews