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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 revealed, and it's only on Switch

08 December 2018

The first game arrived in 2006, with a sequel released three years later. Some might argue there are, in fact, too many, especially on mobile.

Gaming giant Nintendo and entertainment behemoth Marvel on Thursday announced a partnership to unveil an exclusive title for the Nintendo Switch portable gaming console.

All your favourite Marvel heroes are coming to punch Thanos in his wrinkly purple chin in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, developed by Team Ninja.

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MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 3: The Black Order brings together Super Heroes and Super Villains from across the Marvel Universe to battle for the limitless power of the Infinity Gauntlet, one Stone at a time.

The Black Order has been revealed for a 2019 release.

Video game stories from other sites on the web. You can play with up to four players via a local wireless network, pair four Joy-cons on a single Switch, or even play online.

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The reveal was quite a shocker though as the Ultimate Alliance franchise has laid dormant now for years, when it was originally published by Activision.

Captain America, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Wolverine, Thor, Thanos - gang's all here in the action-packed Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order trailer, which premiered at The Game Awards on Thursday night. It remains to be seen, however, if the Ultimate Alliance still has the same loyal following it had a decade ago and if the Switch exclusivity will do more harm than good.

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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 revealed, and it's only on Switch