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|Marvel Universe Online|
|Publisher(s)||Microsoft Game Studios|
|Platform(s)||Xbox 360, PC (Windows Vista)|
|Release date(s)||Cancelled |
|Genre(s)||Role-Playing, Fighting, Strategy|
|Rating(s)||ESRB: Rating Pending (RP)|
Marvel Universe Online was the working title of an canceled MMO game to be developed by Cryptic Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios exclusively for Microsoft Windows Vista and Xbox 360 platforms. IGN stated that Marvel Universe Online would take history from 60 years of Marvel Comics as well as integrate current events in the comic books for the next five to ten years.
A teaser trailer had been released to promote the game, showing off statue-like images of various Marvel characters, but without any shown game-play footage. The visible characters in the trailer are Apocalypse, Captain America, Cyclops, Daredevil, Doctor Doom, Doctor Octopus, Nick Fury, Galactus, the Hulk, Magneto, Nightcrawler, the Punisher, Quicksilver, a Sentinel, Spider-Man, the Thing, Uatu, and Wolverine.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Why Marvel MMO Was Canceled". http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2008/02/11/microsofts-shane-kim-on-fable-2-why-marvel-mmo-was-canceled-and-more/.
- ↑ "Marvel Entertainment and Cryptic Studios Unveil 'Marvel Universe Online'" (HTML). Business Wire. 2006-09-27. http://home.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20060927005793&newsLang=en. Retrieved 2006-09-27.
- ↑ Goldstein, Hilary (2006-09-28). "The Marvel Universe Evolves Online: What to expect from Marvel's first MMO" (HTML). IGN. http://comics.ign.com/articles/736/736434p1.html. Retrieved 2006-10-02.
- ↑ "Marvel Universe Online Trailer" (WMV). Cryptic Studios. Archived from the original on 1 November 2006. http://web.archive.org/web/20061101222914/http://www.crypticstudios.com/movies/Marvel_Universe_Online.wmv. Retrieved 16 January 2008.
- Cryptic Studios, Developers of Marvel Universe Online