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Barely Related: Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer is full of surprises

Surprise! It's Friday! Now let's get down to some geeky business. Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gamin...

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Bandai Namco reunites Spider-Man with The Avengers

Thanks to an unending tangle of intellectual property laws, it's unlikely that American gamers will see Spider-Man joining forces with Thor, Iron Man and Captain America, but Japanese gamers will receive just that in the upcoming Disk Wars Avengers: Ultimate Heroes. Based on the Marvel Disk Wars...

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Loki, Green Goblin are Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel super villains

Oh sure, playing with superhero action figures is plenty fun and we fully endorse it, but what good is a plastic hero without a plastic villain to whack against them every once in awhile? While it's true that this often results in damaged toys, Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes is remov...

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Marvel won't do Avengers game until it finds right developer

Licensed games have a great opportunity to build engaging experiences out of characters and environments that fans already love, but plenty end up feeling half-baked or uninspired. Marvel's head of games, TQ Jefferson, told IGN that that risk of building a botched project with the wrong studio has...

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Captain America Xbox 360 mod inspired by The Avengers assembled, photographed

The Avengers-inspired Captain America Xbox 360 S mod above was created by Zachariah Cruse, a self-professed fan of the Cap. The design itself looks simple, yet elegant. It's also really shiny. Cruse put in a blue LED for the power button, mounted a shield on the side and adorned the opposite side w...

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Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth demo assembles on Xbox Live

Ubisoft's Kinect-powered Hulk smash simulator Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth now has a free demo up on Xbox Live for Gold subscribers. The demo transports players to The Savage Land where they'll square off against Captain America Skrull and Magneto. Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth launches o...

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Avengers, Assemble! And Provide Commentary on Games!

You're reading Reaction Time, a weekly column that claims to examine recent events, games and trends in the industry, but is really just looking for an excuse to use the word "zeitgeist." It debuts on Fridays in Engadget's digital magazine, Distro. The world of popular culture was left awestruck las...

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Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth on Kinect and Wii U from Ubisoft

Ubisoft and Marvel are partnering on an Avengers game for ... Kinect and Wii U? It's an unlikely pairing – the controller-free format and the format with a giant controller and an extraneous screen; but for a franchise that pairs a half-naked monster man with an armored plutocrat, perhaps it'...

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If The Avengers ever has a video game tie-in, we hope it's not like this

We're warring with ourselves over the lack of a movie tie-in game for The Avengers, much like Tony Stark and Steve Rogers fight with each other in the beginning of the Avengers initiative, each representing opposing yet valid spectrums of morality, society and technology. And that's the problem &...

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Domain registered for 'Avengers: Battle for Earth,' all signs point to Ubisoft

Look, we're gonna level with you: We need more of Joss Whedon's The Avengers in our lives. We need more Captain America suspenders, more Sammy-J eye patch and more Scar-Jo everything. That new Pinball FX 2 table kinda helps, but its not really the explosive licensed tie-in gaming experience our bod...

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