iMore reports that respected game developer Gameloft has announced an exclusive partnership with film studio and comic book creators – Marvel – to bring the story of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ to your iPhone and iPad, later this year.
Set to debut alongside the release of the movie in cinemas across the world on July 3, the duo promises the game will bring a “full 3D [experience] that incorporates familiar characters and environments, and provides players with plenty of missions, rich gameplay and comprehensive battle systems.”
Press release embedded after the break …
Following the announcement, Andreea Enache-Thune, Marvel’s SVP of Games and Digital Distribution, had this to say:
“In addition to being an opportunity for Gameloft to showcase our skills in adapting movies into games, when combined with the fact that this is one of the most popular and commercially successful Super Heroes of all time, after having boasted one of the highest grossing movie franchises in history, we expect this title to be a great success.”
“We are happy to continue our successful relationship with Gameloft to bring quality games to both Marvel and mobile game fans alike. The Amazing Spider-Man provides a thrilling and immersive mobile gameplay experience that will continue to raise the bar for both Marvel and Gameloft.”
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN OFFICIAL MOBILE GAME TO RELEASE ALONGSIDE UPCOMING FILM
Gameloft and Marvel announce an exclusive agreement to bring Spider-Man’s latest web-slinging adventure to mobile devices and tablets this Summer
PARIS – June 4th , 2012 – After the huge success of Spider-Man: Total Mayhem, Gameloft and Marvel are teaming up once again to develop and launch the official game for one of the most anticipated movies of the year, Sony Pictures’ The Amazing Spider-Man. Staying true to the original storyline, Gameloft is working hand in hand with both Marvel and the movie teams to develop an immersive universe that stays true to the upcoming film.
One of Gameloft’s most promising games, The Amazing Spider-Man will be a full 3D actiongame that incorporates familiar characters and environments, and provides players with plenty of missions, rich gameplay and comprehensive battle systems. Players will explore the city, protect the citizens, develop their skills and discover amazing powers.
“After having previously made Spider-Man: Total Mayhem – which was a huge success for both us and Marvel – we have even bigger ambitions for this new installment, The Amazing Spider-Man,” said Gameloft’s Gonzague de Vallois, SVP of Marketing.
Set to launch summer in conjunction with the movie release on July 3, 2012, The Amazing Spider-Man will be available on feature phones, iPhones, iPads and Android devices.
For more information about The Amazing Spider-Man mobile game please visit the official website at www.gameloft.com.
No further details on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ for iOS are known at this time, although we’ll be sure to keep our ears close to the ground and bring you the latest, once the game hits.