THQ today announced a sequel to 2009’s Marvel Super Hero Squad video game. Titled Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet the game will have players “using their super powers and super smarts to battle Doctor Doom’s Lethal Legion and search out the locations of the six lost Infinity Stones.” And hey, is that Thanos I see on the cover? Why yes it is.
The press release promises an “even larger” team of heroes. “We are excited to announce the next game in our Marvel Super Hero Squad franchise to an eager fan base,” said Martin Good, Executive Vice President, Kids, Family, Casual Games, and Global Online Services. “The new co-op Challenge Mode, super-powered action-combat and integrated puzzles truly elevate the series and further broaden the audience.”
The game will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, and the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DS systems. More info and pics after the jump …
About Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet continues the excitement of the original Marvel Super Hero Squad with an all-new storyline that follows Season 2 of the hit animated TV series as shown on Cartoon Network. Players can “Hero Up” with friends in cooperative play and master the unique Factor Power of each of the Marvel heroes in three game modes: Story Mode, Freeplay Mode and Challenge Mode. The game also boasts a brand new puzzle component, in which players will need to utilize the characters’ unique abilities to move or destroy objects, traverse through certain environments, and summon specific strengths to overcome obstacles. With new adventures, tricky puzzles, an expanded selection of Marvel Super Hero Squad members to unlock and play as, Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet is set to thrill gamers from here to Super Hero City.