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

Oct 26, 2017
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It is being developed by Team Ninja and looks way different then other Ultimate Alliance games, why call it that? They could've gone with any other name, it's not like Ultimate Alliance is a big name.
 
Jan 10, 2018
1,668
Tokyo
This looks just... Bad. I know the switch isn't on the level of the other consoles, but I really hope they'll improve the visuals. It does matter for a game like that. If Nintendo paid for the exclusivity, there's gotta be an upside from developing specifically with the switch in mind.
 
Aug 24, 2018
768
The Haven
It's not a overreaction, your post was the one with it. And the other games were multi because they were activision.

and lol at that reason for not being upset with spider man just because a complete different division of sony has the movie roihts. terrible excuse. just admit you're pissed because it's not on ps4 which is better than to come with something like that. lol

No, my post was perfectly fine, you came in with the "Jesus" as if I was whining or some shit. It's unnecessary.

I don't care why the other games were multiplat, my point is the series should've remained that way. This has nothing to do with any specific platform loyalty for me.

Spider-Man being exclusive is less an issue to me because Sony and Marvel/Disney have a longstanding relationship and inner workings in general, so I understand the nature of that deal and why Sony would have exclusivity. It also is the only game in the eventual series. It's not like it started on every platform and went console exclusive to Sony in it's sequel. That's what this situation is akin to which is why it annoys me.



Agreed :/. This is like if Final Fantasy went back to being a Playstation exclusive.
Exactly. It's annoying.
 
Oct 25, 2017
621
People forgetting how ugly the first game was lmao

Anyway glad Marvel is making this happen, I thought we would only get boring Arkham rip offs from now on like the new spiderman game
 
Oct 25, 2017
8,830
Has it being brought up the fact that this game being a Switch exclusive opens up the posibility of a Marvel character being one of the Smash DLC characters?

Cause i can see it being Thanos, lol.

They even have acknowledged the MVC series with Ryu's Palutena's guidance!
 
Oct 25, 2017
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No, my post was perfectly fine, you came in with the "Jesus" as if I was whining or some shit. It's unnecessary.

I don't care why the other games were multiplat, my point is the series should've remained that way. This has nothing to do with any specific platform loyalty for me.

Spider-Man being exclusive is less an issue to me because Sony and Marvel/Disney have a longstanding relationship and inner workings in general, so I understand the nature of that deal and why Sony would have exclusivity. It also is the only game in the eventual series. It's not like it started on every platform and went console exclusive to Sony in it's sequel. That's what this situation is akin to which is why it annoys me.
Justifying why one game should be console exclusive and why the other one shouldn't is complete console warrior BS. And Disney has about as strong of a relationship with Nintendo if you're seriously using that logic.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Pretty sure Marvel approached Sony for Spider-Man and the same likely happened here. Marvel decided to revive the series and felt Switch was a great fit for the game. There’s a lot of value in a platform holder funding, publishing, and marketing your game for you. This will be a tough pill to swallow for some of you, but there really can be advantages to making a game platform-exclusive.
 
Nov 27, 2017
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It is being developed by Team Ninja and looks way different then other Ultimate Alliance games, why call it that? They could've gone with any other name, it's not like Ultimate Alliance is a big name.
It’s a 4 person team action rpg with coop and characters from all parts of the marvel universe, that screams marvel ultimate alliance. It’s just we have a team that’s a master of beaten up combat and we haven’t seen the ui yet. Wait till we get a gameplay first look in a month or so.

Also betting on release date in the new year direct next month or so
 
Apr 21, 2018
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No buddy, i own the switch and this still looks like ass, just like Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite. Try again.
It does look like ass, but it looks pretty early. I doubt we will see it before September. It’s a pretty simple formula from an action developer and one of the best publishers, I’m sure at worst it will be ‘okay’ (7.0 MC)
 
Oct 29, 2017
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I mean Marvel Ultimate Alliance 1 looked blocky af in 2006. It didn’t matter a squid once you were playing 4 player with your friends and having a great time. This is going to be an amazing party piece.

Switch 2019 is looking even crazier now.
 
Oct 29, 2017
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Pretty sure Marvel approached Sony for Spider-Man and the same likely happened here. Marvel decided to revive the series and felt Switch was a great fit for the game. There’s a lot of value in a platform holder funding, publishing, and marketing your game for you. This will be a tough pill to swallow for some of you, but there really can be advantages to making a game platform-exclusive.
I completely disagree, especially if it's pertaining to a series that was never exclusive in the first place.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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From the combos and camera angles, it seems like this may be going a bit more in a character-action direction than previous titles in the series.
 
Oct 26, 2017
1,726
That looks really bad, but I'll wait to see if the gameplay is fun. I don't mind bad graphics, but it can't be crappy mobile tier game play on top of it either.
 
Oct 27, 2017
9,386
Has it being brought up the fact that this game being a Switch exclusive opens up the posibility of a Marvel character being one of the Smash DLC characters?

Cause i can see it being Thanos, lol.

They even have acknowledged the MVC series with Ryu's Palutena's guidance!
Like Goku, no
 
Oct 25, 2017
9,295
I completely disagree, especially if it's pertaining to a series that was never exclusive in the first place.
It's happened before, for numerous reasons. That doesn't mean there aren't advantages to this approach. Marvel could have quite easily made Spider-Man 2018 a multiplatform release. Almost every Spider-Man title released in the past 20+ years has been multiplatform. They chose to work with a single platform holder and it was a big win for everyone involved.
 
Oct 25, 2017
2,497
Has it being brought up the fact that this game being a Switch exclusive opens up the posibility of a Marvel character being one of the Smash DLC characters?

Cause i can see it being Thanos, lol.

They even have acknowledged the MVC series with Ryu's Palutena's guidance!
Characters from outside video games won't get in, but if one from Marvel did it would be Spider-Man.
 
Aug 24, 2018
768
The Haven
How do you know it would even exist without Nintendo's involvement? It will be a decade since the last one came out when this hits. It wasn't exactly a hot property.
I don't, but it is a fan favorite franchise that was multiplat before with demand for it's continuation so it happening wasn't some matter of Nintendo swooping down to save the day. They may've pitched it but it's unlikely Marvel/Disney weren't aware of it's demand or needed them to get anything done. Let's be real here, Marvel/Disney holds the cards in this situation.


Justifying why one game should be console exclusive and why the other one shouldn't is complete console warrior BS. And Disney has about as strong of a relationship with Nintendo if you're seriously using that logic.
It's not console warrior shit. Stop that idiotic mudslinging nonsense right now. I'm arguing that a game that historically was multiplat should remain so, while you're in favor of it going console exclusive. If anyone is fighting the good ol' console warrior fight it's you smfh
 
Oct 28, 2017
100
I honestly thought the game looked nice when I saw it; so it was weird going into the thread and feeling so much black lash. It's not stunning or anything, but it serves this style of game well, at least in my opinion.
 
Oct 25, 2017
6,432
It's not console warrior shit. Stop that idiotic mudslinging nonsense right now. I'm arguing that a game that historically was multiplat should remain so, while you're in favor of it going console exclusive. If anyone is fighting the good ol' console warrior fight it's you smfh
How is it not? You're literally saying it's ok for one game to be exclusive while the other shouldn't. It's not like I'm accusing you of something out of nowhere. It's the same tired arguments console warriors use.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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That is a possibility but I think Nintendo approached them. I'm simply saying the thought that this wouldn't happen without Nintendo is nonsense.
It's quite possible Nintendo approached them with a strong proposal, yes. If that's the case, Marvel must have been pretty impressed, since they could have easily made this a multiplatform release.

Though Marvel seems to be getting pretty aggressive on the games side of things, so I wouldn't be surprised at all if this was their idea from the outset.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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I don't, but it is a fan favorite franchise that was multiplat before with demand for it's continuation so it happening wasn't some matter of Nintendo swooping down to save the day. They may've pitched it but it's unlikely Marvel/Disney weren't aware of it's demand or needed them to get anything done. Let's be real here, Marvel/Disney holds the cards in this situation.




It's not console warrior shit. Stop that idiotic mudslinging nonsense right now. I'm arguing that a game that historically was multiplat should remain so, while you're in favor of it going console exclusive. If anyone is fighting the good ol' console warrior fight it's you smfh
Would it honestly make you feel better if Nintendo/Marvel came out and said that the game wouldn't exist if Nintendo didn't step up and fund it (ala SFV), even if that weren't necessarily true? It feels sometimes that the lessons these big companies could take from the way some fans react to things is basically "Get better at bullshitting us".

The franchise had been dormant for a while, the rerelease/ports from a couple of years ago seemed to come and go without stirring up much fanfare, and Activision let the license expire. It's not that difficult to imagine some kind of scenario where Marvel went to Nintendo, or Nintendo went to Marvel, to resurrect this particular IP. And regardless, we wouldn't be privy to the actual details of how all of that went down anyway, just like we really aren't with any of these deals, which is why I find it silly to create narratives to decide that it's okay in some instances but not in the other, whether it's Spiderman PS4, or Street Fighter V, or PUGB, or Tomb Raider, or whatever.
 
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Oct 25, 2017
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México
I honestly thought the game looked nice when I saw it; so it was weird going into the thread and feeling so much black lash. It's not stunning or anything, but it serves this style of game well, at least in my opinion.
I like it, yeah, it's not as impressive upon thorough inspection but the almost cell shaded comic booky style works perfectly. Also, even back then the Ultimate Alliance games were hardly pretty on the eye so this getting slammed for it seems short sighted.
 
Oct 26, 2017
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That is a possibility but I think Nintendo approached them. I'm simply saying the thought that this wouldn't happen without Nintendo is nonsense.
I'm gonna hazard a guess that it's a similar situation to Spidey where Marvel Games were approaching different publishers with their properties, and Nintendo agreed with taking on a reboot of UA. Team Ninja most likely got brought on after that point.

It's not really Nintendo approaching them, but you're probably right in that Nintendo saw a potential game there.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Visuals could be improved but honestly it doesn't look terrible to me. Could get away with more if the camera was angled. Seems way more character focused like the mobile team games they have. We'll see how it goes.
 
Oct 25, 2017
5,864
The Netherlands
This looks great! Big fan of Iron Man and Guardians of the Galaxy, so seeing them in a game like this is hype! Strange thing that it's Switch exclusive, but I guess it's a Bayonetta type of situation? Nintendo is probably funding it.