Thor Arrives Early 2011

Thor: The Video Game tie-in with the upcoming movie will delve into the heroic tales of the Thor universe. Eisner Award-winning writer and lead Thor comic book author Matt Fraction has come onboard as story consultant, and is claimed to elevate the story beyond the comic and movie universe throughout the video game.

Thor: The Video Game tie-in with the upcoming movie will delve into the heroic tales of the Thor universe. Eisner Award-winning writer and lead Thor comic book author Matt Fraction has come onboard as story consultant, and is claimed to elevate the story beyond the comic and movie universe throughout the video game.

Players will take on an array of ancient enemies and beasts from the many worlds of Norse mythology by using different battle strategies and elemental powers. The sacred Mjolnir, Thor’s legendary hammer, will allow players to command the powers of the storm: wind, thunder and lightning. By earning Valor in combat throughout the game, players will also be able to select from a wider range of abilities, acquire new attacks, powers and upgrades.

Each version of the game is being developed to take advantage of all five console platforms. The PS3 and Xbox 360® version will feature cinematic, third-person action gameplay with melee combos, ranged hammer throws, tide-turning elemental powers and an upgrade system to bolster Thor’s powers as gamers progress. Players will be able to follow the same overarching story in the PSP, Nintendo Wii and DS versions presented in a comic book style, allowing fans to explore new content in the same universe.

Brought to the Marvel Universe by the legendary Stan Lee and his brother Larry Lieber, and penciled by noted artist Jack Kirby, Thor first appeared in Marvel Comics in 1962. Based on Norse mythology, the Marvel character of Thor became a comic book Super Hero both in his own right and as a member of the Avengers.

Leave a Reply