First Marvel Facebook Game Is Debuting This Quarter

The first Facebook game from Marvel will go live later in the first quarter of 2012, and it’s also the first application on the social network for parent company Disney Interactive Media Group.Marvel: Avengers Alliance will be a combat role-playing game based on “the Pulse,” a galaxywide disaster that resulted in New York becoming the target of nearly the entire collection of Marvel villains.

Marvel characters incorporated into the game include:

  • Spider-Man
  • Iron Man
  • Thor
  • Captain America
  • Wolverine
  • Hawkeye
  • Black Widow

Players participate as junior S.H.I.E.L.D agent, and they must gather the world’s superheroes to protect the city.

In an interview with our peer blog Inside Social Games, Disney Interactive Director of Communications Brian Nelson would not reveal Marvel: Avengers Alliance was connected in any way with the upcoming Avengers feature film premiering in March.

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