An Uncharted director is developing the AAA game Fantastic Four
A combination of leaks over the past few months, along with the announcement of the D23 games showcase, have some fans convinced of a Fantastic Four game.
Multiple leaks coupled with details released in the D23 games showcase announcement have many fans speculating about a Fantastic Four The AAA game is in preparation.
Following the announcement of a first look at the upcoming AAA Marvel game from Skydance New Media, fans noted that the title was described as featuring a “set.” A fan took to Reddit, posting their theory that the “set” refers to Marvel’s First Family based on this detail and previous leaks.
According to stormsgrimm, journalist Marc Bernardin previously revealed he was a writer on the new Marvel game during a chat with filmmaker Kevin Smith. Several fans commented in the chat, guessing which characters might feature in the upcoming title. Smith noted that some guessed correctly but wouldn’t elaborate. Gaming industry insider Ben Hanson then commented on the video, saying the “viable” guesses were Ant-Man and the Fantastic Four, with his bet on the latter. Between that and Skydance New Media’s rumored game being a set, stormsgrimm speculated that Hanson was right.
Marvel and Skydance New Media announced their late 2021 partnership on a new game, though neither gave any final details about it. The Marvel title makes the developer’s first game, with its second set to explore another important Disney franchise – star wars. Amy Hennig, famous director of the first three Unexplored games and now serves as president of Skydance New Media, expressed her enthusiasm for the project when it was announced.
“I can’t imagine a better partner than Marvel for our first game,” Hennig said. “The Marvel Universe embodies all the action, mystery and thrill of the pulp adventure genre that I love and lends itself perfectly to an interactive experience. It’s an honor to be able to tell an original story with all of humanity. , the complexity and humor that makes Marvel characters so enduring and allows our players to embody the heroes they love.”
D23 announced its lineup for the Disney and Marvel games showcase earlier this week. Alongside Hennig’s first look at Marvel’s game, Disney plans to reveal previews for several titles from Disney & Pixar Games, Marvel Games, Lucasfilm Games, and 20th Century Games. Some of them include new content from Disney Valley of Dreams, Marvel’s Midnight Suns and LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.
D23’s Disney & Marvel Games Showcase will take place on September 9 at 1:00 PM PT and will be streamed live on its dedicated Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube channels.