One of the leading mobile games publishers, Gameloft, announced an exclusive multi-year, multi-product licensing deal with Marvel Entertainment. Under the terms of the agreement which commences in 2009, Gameloft will release mobile games based upon the legendary comic book adventures of Spider-Man, as well as a mobile game based upon Iron Man 2, the blockbuster sequel scheduled to hit the theaters in 2010.
Spider-Man will be Gameloft’s first Marvel Comics-based mobile game to be released in 2009 across all major carrier decks, while a mobile game based on Iron Man 2 will be unveiled in 2010 to coincide with the film’s release.
Commenting on the announcement, Gameloft’s Michel Guillemot said: “Marvel has introduced some of the most iconic and renowned characters ever created, and has successfully brought them to life via every mass-market entertainment platform available. We are excited to partner with them and bring a new vision of creativity and excitement to the mobile platform through one of the strongest development and distribution networks in the industry.”