Avengers: Battle for Earth video game headed to consoles [UPDATED]

Avengers: Battle for Earth

The Avengers video game looks to have a title — Avengers: Battle for Earth.

On May 3, 2012, a day before the film was released in the United States, the domain name avengersbattleforearth.com (Whois) was registered through the brand protection company MarkMonitor.

The name was registered by Marvel Characters, Inc. and is currently listed on Ubisoft’s nameservers: nic1.ubisoft.com and nic2.ubisoft.com.

While there has been speculation the game may have been delayed, cancelled, or simply couldn’t work, the newest domain registration hints that it may be officially announced soon.

[UPDATED May 10, 2012:. Ubisoft officially announced “Battle for Earth” in a deal with Marvel Entertainment, LLC. According to the press release, “This game will be released this fall for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft with Kinect™ for Xbox360 and Nintendo’s Wii™ U™ system.”]

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  1.  Developed by Ubisoft Quebec, Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth’s interactive environments are inspired by iconic Marvel comic artwork and the Secret Invasion
    storyline. This game will be released this fall for the Xbox 360® video
    game and entertainment system from Microsoft with Kinect™ for Xbox360
    and Nintendo’s Wii™ U™ system.


    are excited to team up with Marvel Entertainment to bring some of the
    most iconic comic book characters from the Marvel line-up to life in
    motion-gaming,” said Tony Key, US senior vice president of sales and
    marketing at Ubisoft. “Fans
    of the Marvel universe and superhero games are going to love the
    extensive combinations of characters, motion-controlled moves and
    competitive gameplay.”


    the last few years, Marvel has positioned itself to deliver the
    absolute best in entertainment, be it in film, animation, comics or
    games,”  said Andreea Enache-Thune, senior vice president of games and
    digital distribution at Marvel.  “Partnering
    with Ubisoft is a big part of that ongoing movement. We are confident
    that Ubisoft’s talent matches Marvel’s own commitment to making the
    Avengers: Battle for Earth the best in the motion-controlled gaming


    Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth
    features 20 different characters, including Avengers such as Iron Man,
    Hulk, Captain America and Thor, as well as other fan-favorite Super
    Heroes and Super Villains from the Marvel Universe.


    For more information on Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth, please visit: http://www.AvengersBattleForEarth.com