PARIS, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, and Marvel have joined forces once again to bring Thor : The Dark World - The Official Game to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices, timed with the launch of the highly anticipated new film, Marvel's Thor: The Dark World. The game is co-written by prolific Marvel author Christopher Yost.
In this action-packed adventure, you will play as Thor in his epic quest to stop Malekith's dark ambitions, and restore order to the Nine Worlds. Explore the worlds by immersing yourself in a rich Thor experience. Fight alongside legendary Asgardians, like Sif or Heimdall, summon Einherjar warriors for help, upgrade your skills and allies, and compete with friends for unique rewards. A great variety of fast-paced missions, familiar environments and characters await you, all in beautiful 3D graphics.
"Thor: The Dark World - The Official Game is devoted to capturing action-packed entertainment," said Karine Kaiser, Vice President Marketing & Licensing at Gameloft. "Fans, gamers and moviegoers alike can enjoy hours of entertainment with this official game."
"We are always thrilled to partner with Gameloft and to see how they will capture all the heart of the film brand within the game" said Javon Frazier, Vice President Marvel Games Marketing. "Thor: The Dark World - The Official Game is a perfect way for fans to immerse themselves in the world of one of Marvel's most iconic Super Heroes."
Gameloft and Marvel have previously partnered on a number of successful games, including Iron Man 3: The Official Game. Thor: The Dark World - The Official Game was inspired by Marvel's new theatrical film, only in cinemas worldwide.
Thor: The Dark World - The Official Game is free-to-play and already available for download on the App Store and Google Play. A feature phone version will also be available through main carriers worldwide.
About Marvel Entertainment:
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com.
A leading global publisher of digital and social games, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms, including mobile phones, smartphones and tablets (including Apple® iOS and Android® devices), set-top boxes and connected TVs. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat or Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal®, Illumination Entertainment®, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, FOX®, Mattel® and Ferrari®.
Gameloft is present on all continents, distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs over 5,000 developers.
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