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Avengers Wii U game announced

Ubisoft making Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth

With Iron Man, Thor and Captain America games being released for Wii and 3DS, it was a bit of a surprise that no one signed up to create an Avengers game to accompany the number one movie. That's all changed as Ubisoft has announced that it's making an Avengers Wii U game.

However, Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth is a motion controlled game that's inspired by iconic Marvel comic artwork and the Secret Invasion storyline rather than the film.

It stars over 20 characters, including Avengers such as Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America and Thor, plus other superheroes and villains from the Marvel Universe

Avengers Battle For Earth Wii U logo
Avengers Battle For Earth Wii U logo
Ubisoft's Tony Key thinks fans of the Avengers are going to love it. "We are excited to team up with Marvel Entertainment to bring some of the most iconic comic book characters from the Marvel line-up to life in motion-gaming," said thae company's US senior vice president of sales and marketing. "Fans of the Marvel universe and superhero games are going to love the extensive combinations of characters, motion-controlled moves and competitive gameplay."

The only other console that Avengers Wii U will be released on is Kinect so it's clear that Nintendo's new console will really embrace motion gaming just like the Wii. Indeed, President Satoru Iwata recently said that Wii U will build on the strengths of the Wii.

Here is a complete list of Wii U games that have been announced so far.

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