Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 ,the sequel to Activision’s 2006 hit game Marvel Ultimate Alliance is due out this Fall. The game follows the recent Civil War storyline that rocked the main Marvel universe. The U.S. government enacts a superhuman registration act after an incident caused by a third-rate Superhero team results in the death of hundreds of innocent people. The heroes of the Marvel universe become divided over the superhuman registration act, with those against it being led by Captain America and those that are for it led by Tony Stark/Iron Man. Civil War changed everything in the 616 universe and is an amazing starting point for the game.
The Civil War storyline certainly has a lot of potential, and the new gameplay mechanic of combining the superpowers of multiple heroes looks promising. I thought the first Ultimate Alliance was a blast to play, all of the recent gameplay videos and trailers seem to indicate that Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 will be just as fun.
Hit the jump for a list of announced playable characters and the latest trailer for the game.
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 – New York Comic-Con 2009 Trailer
List of Announced Playable Characters
* Captain America
* Green Goblin
* Human Torch
* Iron Fist
* Iron Man
* Invisible Woman
* Luke Cage
* Mister Fantastic
More characters will be announced as the game approaches release. Activision announced that Spider-Man’s Aunt May would be a playable character last week, but thankfully it was an April Fool’s prank.