Iron Man single-player video game is in the works, rumors suggest. Electronic Arts is currently working on multiple single-player entries, one of which is reportedly based on the armored superhero from Marvel. During a Game Mess stream, journalist Jeff Grubb stated that the publisher is “making another Marvel game,” in addition to the hotly-anticipated Mass Effect game and a single-player shooter. The news comes just a week after a Black Panther title was reported to be in development at EA.
While Grubb never mentioned whatcharacter the upcoming title was based on, XFire reporter Tom Henderson claims that it is Iron Man. “I’ve heard a few rumors that it’s Iron Man, but I never had anything concrete to fully report on,” he said on Twitter, heavily stressing to put his report under the “rumour” category. As a notorious leaker, Henderson has built up quite the reputation, even leaking cross-play and earlier this year.
I’ve heard a few rumors that it’s Iron Man but I never had anything concrete to fully report on.
Put this heavily under the “rumor” category for now and if I hear/see more information that’s concrete I’ll report on it properly. Just thought it was worth mentioning.
— Tom Henderson (@_Tom_Henderson_)
Currently, there is no word on the plot details or mechanics. However, taking into account the latest games in the market, an open-world system could be expected, given Iron Man’s ability to fly across vast landscapes using his boosters. Thegame, on the other hand, is also to be an open-world entry, developed by a new studio based in Seattle. Project Rainier, as referred to internally, is headed by former Monolith VP Kevin Stephens, who previously worked on the Middle Earth titles, and ,
The Black Panther game is currently said to be in early development, with the premise set after Black Panther’s death at the start of the game. Players will be tasked with completing a set of challenges or trials, in hopes of becoming the new Wakandan ruler. This could very well be an origin story, as we play through T’Challa’s life as he avenges his father’s death at the hands of Ulysses Klaw, the Vibranium-obsessed villain (played by Andy Serkis in the first,
If things go as planned, this would mark the third video game appearance for Iron Man, following 2020’sand games. The co-op title was published by — long before — and received a mixed reception upon launch, thanks to the performance issues and bland gameplay.
EA’s Iron Man game, while still unconfirmed, is likely to release on all major platforms —, and Windows PC.