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Post by Dan @ 03:37pm 21/03/11 | 9 Comments
While other publishers have made a shift away from movie-licenses in recent years, SEGA looks to have stepped up to the task with videogame compliments to two of Marvel's big upcoming films with Thor: God of Thunder and Captain America: Super Soldier.

Today we have a new gameplay trailer from each and while at face-value they appear to be generic action-game shovelware, there's at least some indication and precedent that they could possibly turn out ok.

Most would be quick to pan both as quick cash-ins, but there's a little room for optimism as the recent Batman: Arkham Assylum has shown that it's still possible to craft a solid game from well-worm comic book characters. That veteren writers are penning the story for both games and screen actors Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston will be reprising the roles of their movie characters in Thor also add a little more hope on these two.

Check out the trailers below or click through for HD options of Thor: God of Thunder and Captain America: Super Soldier.

Both games are pegged for a Winter 2011 (U.S. Summer) launch alongside the upcoming movies with Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS as the target platforms.

What does everyone think? Glimmer of hope, or no-chance shovelware?

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Posted 03:44pm 21/3/11
What does everyone think? Glimmer of hope, or no-chance shovelware?

Shovelware. Thor looks especially uninspired.
Posted 03:56pm 21/3/11
The Thor one made me think of Darksiders. same kinda game really. Will likely be a good one for the littlies. The cap.america one? Eh. Very eh. Some interesting bits and pieces, I dunno. I look at it and think console.
Posted 03:58pm 21/3/11
I look at it and think console.

You say that like it's an insult?
Posted 04:05pm 21/3/11
Ratings prediction:

4.2 + 3.9
Posted 04:14pm 21/3/11
The Thor one made me think of Darksiders.

Except Darksiders was f*****g awesome, I doubt this will be.
Posted 06:02pm 21/3/11
Shovelware. Would probably be more appealing packaged as one game.
Reverend Evil
Posted 06:51pm 21/3/11
Wow. Thor looks terrible. Capt America looks nice visually and gameplay looks fine I guess.

I would never buy either of them though.
Posted 06:58pm 21/3/11
I'll stick to playing them in Marvel vs Capcom 3 thanks, well actually punching holes in Captain A******'s face with wolverine's claws more like it.
Posted 09:55am 22/3/11
Why won't they stop tryingggggggggggg
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