Historically, Disney has been no stranger to the world of video games, having wisely jumped into the rapidly growing medium near its inception. From classic platforms like Ducktales or Ducktales To the legendary now Kingdom Hearts Series, the new games set in the background of Disney’s vast library of IP addresses have been very frequent. However, despite getting real estate with nearly unlimited potential like Marvel and Lucasfilm, the amount of Disney games released by the company wasn’t as prolific as one would think. This is not to say that Disney games are completely gone, with big titles like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen OrderSquare Enix marvel avengers, and a slew of mobile titles, it seems there hasn’t been much of a focus from the House of Mouse on gaming. This so far.
At this year’s D23, Disney held its first annual game show “The Disney & Marvel Games Showcase”, showing off loads of projects on many platforms and even having some brand new announcements. If you missed the live broadcast of the presentation and would like a summary of all that was announced, all you have to do is read below to see everything that was revealed and announced at the Disney & Marvel Games Showcase.
Tron: Identity announced as a puzzle-based visual novel
The opening announcement of the exhibition was Tron: Identity, with a teaser showing the iconic Tron disc. It is being developed by Bithel Games and scheduled for release in 2023, with the promise of an all-new setting, puzzle-based gameplay, and a novel-style visual story where the player makes critical decisions.
Disney Illusion Island announced as a Nintendo Switch exclusive
Nintendo Switch gets its exclusive title with
Disney Illusion Island
, a 2D platformer game starring Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy. The title seems to imply that this is a spiritual successor to
Mickey’s Illusion Castle
, the classic NES title that just so happens to be a 2D platformer. Either way, the fluid animation style and fast-paced gameplay feel like an absolute blast and the announcement was definitely one of the highlights of the show.
New gameplay demo and Marvel Midnight Suns release date
Marvel RPG from the creators XCOMAnd the Midnight from Marvel It’s been in the works for quite some time and got a whole new rendering of the gameplay, implying that this is going to be a game that focuses heavily on tactics and outsmart enemy AI rather than pure strength. The board also included a distortion of hand-drawn animations to be shown in the game.
New Red Hulk event coming to ‘Marvel Strike Force’
A new CG trailer shows the Red Hulk entering the battle of the popular mobile RPG game, Marvel Strike Force. A quick look at what will happen to Year 4 of the successful title also teases the Red Hulk to form a partnership of sorts with something other than the fearsome Apocalypse.
New Trailer for “Marvel Snap”, a Mobile Marvel Card Game
Awkwafina (Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) lends her voice acting talents to the trailer for Marvel SnapAnother Marvel title for mobile. This time it is a competitive card based game where you can fight fantasy battles against exotic versions of your favorite characters.
The gameplay of ‘Aliens: Dark Descent’ has been revealed as a tactical RPG
Vision alien The franchise appears in D23 It still looks a bit weird despite Disney buying it up for the 20th century, but it’s good to see that the franchise is still alive and well Aliens: Dark Origin. is similar to midnight sunIt is another RPG based on tactics in which players will have to command a squad of marines as they try to defeat the xenomorph horde.
“Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora” gets a shout out
Plus it’s top secret star Wars Project, Ubisoft is working on an open world game in symbol picture Universe. No new gameplay has been shown in the show, but new details have revealed that the open-world adventure will take players to the western part of Pandora, which has yet to appear in upcoming films.
New DLC announced for ‘LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’
. mega character list LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga It’s getting bigger with the announcement of more new characters joining the game as DLC. So far the characters who have been confirmed to arrive are Cassian Andor, Riva and Captain Rex, although more are promised to arrive soon.
New ‘Back to Monkey Island’ feature revealed
Dominic ArmatouGuybrosh Thripwood’s voice in The Famous monkey island Series, take a fresh look at the long-awaited sequel. Armato promises that the game will have the neat visuals and hysterical humor that the series is known for. The swashbuckling adventure will arrive on PC and Nintendo Switch on September 19, 2022.
SNES Title “Gargoyles” is to get the Remaster treatment
Disney has brought many classic SNES games to modern consoles like AladdinAnd the jungle bookAnd the the king lion with the Disney classic toysbut now they bring another classic game with Gargoyles Remastered. No game or release date has been provided, but it has been revealed that developer Empty Clip will help bring the cult classic back to life.
Hades and other Disney villains announced for Disney Mirrorverse
Disney Mirrorverse It was launched not so long ago on mobile devices and has already gained a following thanks to its fun and epic remake of famous characters. A new CG trailer showing off the slashed versions of Oogie Boogie and Ursula has revealed that Hades joins the roster of playable characters, with more villains arriving later this October.
‘Monsters Inc’ content is coming to Disney Speedstorm
if multiverse It’s Warner Bros.’s response to Super Smash BrothersAnd the Disney Speedstorm is Disney’s answer to Mario Kart. The free kart racer, which is currently accepting beta test applicants, already has fan favorites like Mulan and Jack Sparrow as contestants, but the show also revealed Mike, Sully, and the rest of the gang from monsters company He will also be joining the race soon.
The world of ‘Toy Story’ is coming to ‘Disney Dreamlight Valley’
Disney Dreamlight Valleya game described as animal crossing With Disney Characters, it was launched last week and the response has been overwhelmingly positive. It was only a matter of time until fans wanted more Disney properties to be represented, and that has already been addressed with new Toy Story content coming out later this fall.
Open World Mobile MMO ‘: Reckoning’ avatar announcement
While we may not have heard much about it Avatar: Pandora’s Borderwe got a lot of new information about Avatar: Accounta new mobile MMORPG game set in symbol picture Universe. The gameplay overview packs a lot of information within a few minutes, with some surprisingly powerful visuals for a mobile game, character and weapon customization, an explorable open world, and mission types including single player, co-op, and competitive multiplayer.
New untitled Captain America & Black Panther game announced
Perhaps the biggest announcement came with the revelation that the Captain America and Black Panther game was in development from Skydance Interactive, developers of Skydance Interactive. The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners. More interestingly, the game is set during World War II and Steve Rogers will team up with T’Challa’s grandfather, Azzuri. Aside from the impressive trailer, no gameplay details, release date, or even title have been revealed, so we’ll have to keep an eye on this unexpected team.
‘Marvel World of Heroes’ ad from the creators of Pokémon Go
The show concluded by announcing that Niantic, the person behind it Pokemon Gois making a new augmented reality mobile game centered around Marvel heroes titled Marvel world of heroes. The announcement trailer hasn’t given up much, but it’s safe to say that we can expect a lot of gameplay ideas appearing in it Pokemon Go.