Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 announced exclusively for Nintendo Switch (Team Ninja developed, Nintendo published)

Oct 26, 2017
6,221
Madrid
Oh wow. I guess Marvel Heroes 2016 had to die so that this could live. Let's hope it was worth it.

It's so nice that "Marvel" doesn't mean "Avengers" anymore and includes X-Men again thanks to that sweet Fox buyout. :D
 
Oct 25, 2017
910
It really is. Gotta love all the "LOOKS LIKE A MOBILE GAME, MUH GRAPHICS" posts immediately followed by the port begging.
But Nintendo published a mediocre game half a decade ago. Think about it.

All I needed was my non-gamer fiancé to literally “holyshitohmygodyouhavetobuymethis!!!” To know this would be huge. This’ll be bigger than Animal Crossing or the next Pokemon.

Edit: and as we all know, Ultimate Alliance was ALWAYS about the graphics. The 360 games totally didn’t look like a souped up GameCube game. 😂
 
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Oct 27, 2017
196
Oh wow. I guess Marvel Heroes 2016 had to die so that this could live. Let's hope it was worth it.

It's so nice that "Marvel" doesn't mean "Avengers" anymore and includes X-Men again thanks to that sweet Fox buyout. :D
I hate marvel heroes died. But if this was its murderer, I'll take the loss! I've been waiting for 3 since the second I finished my 2nd play through of 2 all those years ago
 
Nov 15, 2017
1,147
Shame it's an exclusive for a console I don't really care about. The first Marvel Ultimate Alliance was pretty good for a while, but the second got super dull before I finished it.

This one looks...ok.
Was how i felt when i saw that Spiderman game. Sometimes you have to learn to deal with things in a different way.
 
Oct 25, 2017
2,169
NYC
I'm a maybe. I'd love to get excited about a marvel switch exclusive, but I feel like I've already played this marvel beat em up like 20 times before.
 
Oct 26, 2017
6,221
Madrid
I hate marvel heroes died. But if this was its murderer, I'll take the loss! I've been waiting for 3 since the second I finished my 2nd play through of 2 all those years ago
If they put all the characters from MH2016 with all their skills in this game, it could be nothing short of groundbreaking. I know it's not a realistic expectation, but one can dream.
 
Oct 25, 2017
7,471
New Jersey
this kind of co op party game is just right for the switch which emphasizes community and local co op. I'm glad marvel are scoping out pubs that individually fit to the games they are trying to make rather than just passing them off to a pub who doesnt care to activision them up

Is this hope that Marvel have finally learned how to treat their game licenses and Spiderman wasnt just a fluke?
 
Oct 27, 2017
8,302
Whoa. What?

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3?

Developed by Team Ninja??

And published by Nintendo???

WHAT?!

I mean, sign me up! But WHAT?!
 
Oct 27, 2017
8,302
much like with bayonetta, this isn't a third party game. Octopath traveler is one, for example.
Nintendo's relationship with Koei Tecmo, and more specifically Team Ninja, is one of the more unexpected continued partnerships of the past decade that I can think of. Especially when you consider that Other M was essentially the icebreaker.
 
Oct 27, 2017
942
Perth, Australia
much like with bayonetta, this isn't a third party game. Octopath traveler is one, for example.
I don't think this is a Bayonetta situation, more like Lego City. Marvel appears to be the sole copyright holder so once the exclusivity agreement ends, they'll probably find another publisher to take things multiplat.
 
Oct 25, 2017
4,156
Columbus, OH
I don't think this is a Bayonetta situation, more like Lego City. Marvel appears to be the sole copyright holder so once the exclusivity agreement ends, they'll probably find another publisher to take things multiplat.
Do you think Tecmo Koei paid the money for the fucking Marvel license lmao
 
Oct 27, 2017
8,302
I don't think this is a Bayonetta situation, more like Lego City. Marvel appears to be the sole copyright holder so once the exclusivity agreement ends, they'll probably find another publisher to take things multiplat.
That might depend on how much of the bill Nintendo footed and what the contract looks like. I could see Nintendo wanting to keep this one on lockdown.
 
Oct 28, 2017
282
Canada
It's really cool to get this game for the Switch and I think it looks promising, I'm a sucker for Marvel stuff so I'm glad I'll get something to scratch that itch on Switch~
 
Oct 26, 2017
2,098
Knowing that this is an Ultimate Alliance game now and rewatching the trailer on Youtube (non-live stream), its graphics make more sense to me now.

I'm sure the camera is pulled in a little closer than it will be in-game for this trailer (especially that Wolverine part), so I'm sure pulled back and in a normal level it will look totally solid for a Diablo-style hack 'n slasher. If you zoomed in super close on the characters in Diablo 3 it would probably look way worse than this.

I think my initial expectation was that this was that big Avengers game Square was working on, so I was also let down by how it was looking.


Guess now I finally need to get around to playing and finished Ultimate Alliance 1!
Loved the X-Men Legends games but never got around to playing all of UA1. Have it on Steam, PSP, and I put it on my Henkaku'd Vita as well, so I'll either play it there. Always prefer to play games like this on handheld while watching TV.
 
Jan 19, 2018
299
Really surprised to see the negativity surrounding its exclusivity. I thought people are fine with it considering the numerous defense for Spider-Man's exclusivity? Or is it only ok if Sony gets exclusivity? Well, I guess it's a pointless question to ask. Anyway, I'm glad the Black Order gets the spotlight -- and Supergiant is in as well!! I do hope the game looks better in time though.
 
Oct 25, 2017
1,734
But Nintendo published a mediocre game half a decade ago. Think about it.

All I needed was my non-gamer fiancé to literally “holyshitohmygodyouhavetobuymethis!!!” To know this would be huge. This’ll be bigger than Animal Crossing or the next Pokemon.

Edit: and as we all know, Ultimate Alliance was ALWAYS about the graphics. The 360 games totally didn’t look like a souped up GameCube game. 😂
Bro cmon its not gonna be bigger than Pokemon lol
 
Oct 25, 2017
1,684
Really surprised to see the negativity surrounding its exclusivity. I thought people are fine with it considering the numerous defense for Spider-Man's exclusivity? Or is it only ok if Sony gets exclusivity? Well, I guess it's a pointless question to ask. Anyway, I'm glad the Black Order gets the spotlight -- and Supergiant is in as well!! I do hope the game looks better in time though.
You answered your own question there.