It may open the door to an infinite variety of prospects.
To the shock of many, the reveal trailer for Marvel’s Avengers debuted at E3 2019 reveals the dying of Captain America and what seems to be a flash ahead in time to when a monument has been in-built his honor. That’s a reasonably heavy reveal to incorporate within the trailer as a result of it basically provides away an enormous early plot level, however when IGN spoke to Crystal Dynamics lead inventive director and author Shaun Escayg at E3 2019, he stated the traumatic reveal was all by design… and that it could result in one in every of Marvel’s extra out-there ideas.
“Effectively, Cap went down with the ship. The Avengers’ chief is Cap. The man who at all times is logical, who at all times is ready to deliver this dysfunctional household collectively. With out him, how do they cope? … That is a part of the arrange, a part of the battle. It is, to me, probably the most thrilling a part of the story. What do the Avengers do with out their beloved Captain?” Escayg stated.
Anybody who has even glanced at a superhero comedian is aware of that superheroes by no means keep lifeless for lengthy. And provided that we all know Cap is a primary playable character within the sport, it’s simple to be skeptical of his “dying” lasting for lengthy. It appears apparent that it’s solely a matter of time earlier than Captain America comes again from the grave, however once I posed that dilemma to Escayg, he performed coy.
“You may perceive extra when you play the sport,” Escayg teased. “The Marvel universe is big. Will it resolve on this sport? Who is aware of. Is that this one thing else? Who is aware of. The issues that we draw from, it is so huge. We are able to pull from multiverses at this level. It is a terrific query. You are going to must play it to see it.”
The multiverse? That may be huge, certainly. If the multiverse is part of this sport then that will open up an infinite variety of parallel realities the place alternate universe variations of Captain America (and just about each different Marvel character) may come into play. Another variations of Captain America embody cowboy Sheriff Steve Rogers from the yr 1872, the Earth X Captain America who’s a resurrected angel with blue pores and skin, and the anthropomorphic cartoon cat named Captain Americat from the identical universe as Spider-Ham. As you possibly can see, there are quite a few instructions the story may go — and quite a few variations who may exchange the fallen Captain America.
For extra on the sport, take a look at how the Avengers sport devs supplied hope to Hawkeye followers and what they needed to say on a attainable Avengers/Spider-Man sport crossover.
Additionally you should definitely hear what the developer informed us throughout our sitdown interview at E3 2019:
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