If Disney has logically multiplied the announcements for the small and big screen during its D23, video games have also answered the call. Among them, the new game created by Amy Hennig, the screenwriter of the Uncharted saga.
Big name in video games, the screenwriter Amy Hennigknown among other things for her contribution to the writing of the saga Uncharted within the Naughty Dog studio or the creation of the cult franchise Legacy of Kainwas recruited in 2019 by the production structure Skydance Media, and responsible for developing video games.
Created in 2010 by David EllisonSkydance Media is behind the production of many movies or TV series, like Altered Carbon streamed on Netflix, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Top Gun: Maverick, 6 Undergroundor even the SF movie Annihilationsign Alex Garland.
During the D23 organized by Disney this weekend, which obviously featured Marvel, Skydance Media unveiled the first game chaperoned by Amy Hennig. Without a title for the moment, or release date or even gameplay images, the game is intended to be a crossover between Captain America and Black Panther. A Teaser in the form of a cinematic for a game that will certainly not have to wait for a long time…
Marvel Midnight Suns
We stay in the Marvel team again with news of the game Marvel Midnight Suns, announced for the first time in August 2021 by the publisher 2k, and which will be released on December 2. Marvel-style tactical game, it features The Sons of Midnight, who form a team of superheroes who first appeared as a group in the comics Ghost Riderin 1992, and were brought together by Dr. Strange to battle a character named Lilith, the Queen of Demons, freed from the womb of Leviathan.
Plus, prequel shorts, Marvel’s Midnight Suns were announced during the D23. Five in number, these shorts provide a backstory on Lilith, how she became the Mother of Demons, as well as the origin of the association of Superheroes like Blade, Magik, Ghost Rider and Nico Minoru for form the Midnight Suns.
As part of the announcement of these shorts, 2K and Marvel Entertainment revealed the opening intro by announcing that the first short film will be previewed at Halloween time – October 31, 2022 – via the Marvel Entertainment YouTube channel. Subsequently, one video per week will be unveiled.
Twelve years after the game Tron Evolutiondeveloped by the late Propaganda Games studio which accompanied the film Tron Legacy in theaters, the franchise returns with Tron Identity. Created by the Bithell Game studio (to whom we owe the games Thomas Was Alone and John Wick Hex), the game is thought of as a Visual Novel featuring a detective in charge of investigating within The Grid. Or, for the record, the heart of the program designed by Kevin Flynn.
Return to Monkey Island
Fabulous video game license born under the star of LucasArts, the Monkey Island saga recounts the thwarted fate of his pirate apprentice Guybrush Threepwood. She returns this year with Return to Monkey Island, which has a release date of September 19.
The short trailer unveiled is accompanied by the voice of Dominic Armato, the iconic and legendary voice of the character, who looks back on the saga by evoking the changes in the artistic direction, the music, and a kind of travel diary which will be accessible in the game, compiling the past (mis)adventures of our favorite pirate. No, it’s not Jack Sparrow, for those asking!
We will spare you the many announcements concerning games developed for Smartphones, without forgetting that no image has been shown of Jedi Survivorthe sequel to the excellent game Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order. Nor even other games in the Marvel franchise, like the already highly anticipated Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 or the game Wolverineboth developed by the talented studio Insomniac Games.