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EA Motive has announced that it is developing a new game centered around one of Marvel Entertainment’s most popular characters, Iron Man. Created in collaboration with Marvel Games, the project is being described as a single-player, third-person, action-adventure title that features “an original narrative that taps into the rich history of Iron Man, channeling the complexity, charisma, and creative genius of Tony Stark.” EA Motive noted that this is just the first of “several” new games that will emerge as part of the new partnership between Marvel and Electronic Arts.

“It’s an honor and privilege to have the opportunity to make a video game based on one of the most iconic Super Heroes in entertainment today,” said Olivier Proulx, Executive Producer. “We have a great opportunity to create a new and unique story that we can call our own. Marvel is encouraging us to create something fresh. We have a lot of freedom, which is so engaging for the team.”

From EA Motive:

We’re thrilled to share that an all-new single-player, third-person, action-adventure Iron Man video game is now in early development at Montreal-based Motive Studio. The team is being led by Olivier Proulx, who brings experience working on past Marvel titles like Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, and is joined by a dedicated team of passionate industry veterans including Ian Frazier, Maëlenn Lumineau, and JF Poirier at the studio.

Developed in collaboration with Marvel Games, the game will feature an original narrative that taps into the rich history of Iron Man, channeling the complexity, charisma, and creative genius of Tony Stark, and enabling players to feel what it’s like to truly play as Iron Man.

The game is currently in the pre-production phase and we’ll have more updates as we get further along in development. This is an exciting new collaboration between Marvel and Electronic Arts, with Iron Man being the first of several new games. Motive is actively growing their team and you can check out open positions on their website if you’re interested in helping them craft the ultimate Iron Man video game adventure.

EA Motive is best known as the studio behind Star Wars: Squadrons and the upcoming Dead Space remake. Dead Space will be released on January 27, 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

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1 comment

  1. Of course I'm always on the fence with EA anymore but the description, and crew, check off some good boxes. Can't wait to hear and see more and hoping for the best with this project. I know the description said third person but I have a feeling there's going to be some kind of in-the-helmet HUD component and if so, I hope they don't go off the deep end with it.

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