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Matt McGloin

The Dark Knight Rises, Avengers, Spider-Man, Tablet/Phone Video Games From Gameloft Revealed


1300 About a month ago we first heard mention of a possible video game for The Dark Knight Rises.

Now we have confirmation of a phone and tablet based game from Gameloft.

Gameloft released their financial report with information that 2012 would see new games for The Dark Knight Rises, Avengers and the Amazing Spider-Man, as well as Men In Black 3.

Multiple Licensing Deals Announced

Gameloft has secured the worldwide rights to several major new franchises in recent months, which should help to drive growth in the future. These agreements with some of the most prestigious players of the media, movie and toy industry illustrate once again the reputation for quality of our development studios as well as the unparalleled distribution reach put in place by Gameloft around the world. Starting in 2012 the company will launch games on feature phones, smartphones and tablets based on the following brands:

The Dark Knight Rises - DC Comics
Ice Age - Fox Digital Entertainment
Men in Black 3 - Sony Pictures Consumer Products
The Avengers - Marvel
The Amazing Spider-Man - Marvel
My Little Pony - Hasbro
Littlest Pet Shop - Hasbro

We also learn that the games will be either free to play, or pay to play, and both will be social.

All of Gameloft's smartphone and tablet games launched in 2012 will be freemium or paymium and will be heavily social. To this day, close to 125 million of its freemium and paymium games have been installed on iOS and Android. On average 35 million users play those games every month.

The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20th, 2012 and is directed by Christopher Nolan starring Christian Bale as Batman, Tom Hardy as Bane, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Michael Cain as Alfred, Juno Temple and Josh Pence as a young Ra's al Ghul.

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The Avengers assembles May 4th, 2012 and is directed by Joss Whedon, starring Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Captain America, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Mark Ruffalo as the Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News The Avengers Movie Hub for more news, images and trailers.

The Amazing Spider-Man swings into theaters July 3rd, 2012 in 3-D and is directed by Marc Webb starring Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, Emma Stone as Gwen Stacy, Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard, Irrfan Khan as Nels Van Adder, Martin Sheen as Ben Parker, Denis Leary as Captain George Stacy, Sally Field as May Parker and C. Thomas Howell as Ray Cooper.

Head on over to the Cosmic Book News Amazing Spider-Man Movie Hub for more news, images and trailers.