New Marvel Video Game in Development from Ex-Hearthstone Leads

New Marvel Game in Development from Ex Hearthstone Leads

New Marvel Game in Development from Ex Hearthstone Leads

Former Blizzard Entertainment developers have announced their new studio has formed a deal with Marvel to work on a new game.

Second Dinner isn't providing details right now on what it's working on, but Jay Ong, executive vice president and head of Marvel Games, said he's worked with Brode and Hamilton for years and they are "exactly who we want making Marvel games".

In other words, you can safely assume this will be a mobile-first game, but there are still plenty of questions to answer, the most important being which Marvel IP it centres around. They also acquired $30 million from Chinese technology company NetEase.

Art director Jomaro Kindred revealed that the source material will be familiar for many as the announcement video quickly turned into a recruitment drive: "We are super excited to be working on a Marvel game".

It's unclear what the unannounced game could be, although judging by their pedigree on Hearthstone it could be a mobile or PC-orientated title.

Given NetEase's involvement, we can expect this game to include strong ties to microtransactions. "Coincidentally, people should check out the new jobs we just posted".

KitGuru Says: Right now, I'm picturing a Marvel version of Hearthstone, but I could be wrong. "They and the team they've assembled at Second Dinner have made some of the greatest games in history". It's going to be unbelievable!

The developer is currently looking at taking on more staff, with openings now available for a full-time client engineer and technical artist. Or Mighty! Or quite possibly all of the above!' "We think there's a huge opportunity to make deep, satisfying games that are optimized for mobile, and we're now working on a game that we're really excited about", one of the job ads reads.

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