Marvel Game Going Social! Facebook, iPhone & More.

Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, and Wolverine are one of the four sure-members to get socially molested, fingered, and toggled with new collectible games coming to Facebook, iPhone, and other iOS platforms. It was only a matter of time before we would see this happening. Just how will it be unveiled? “Collectible” game!? What will this mean for us!?  We have no idea here and nowhere else but leave it up to the marketing department to think of something useless, yet creative; final fantasy Marvel, Marville.

Check out the official release statement:

SMITH & TINKER TO UNLEASH MARVEL COLLECTIBLE GAME ONLINE

New digital collectible game bringing Marvel Super Heroes and villains to Facebook and Apple iOS platforms

BELLEVUE, Wash. – September 13, 2010 – Smith & Tinker®, the Seattle-based connected game company, has just announced that it has entered a licensing agreement with Marvel Entertainment, and will draw upon their vast universe of Super Heroes including Iron Man, Spider-Man, Hulk, X-Men, Wolverine, Thor and Captain American. Under the terms of the agreement, Smith & Tinker has plans to create a Super Hero digital collectible game on Facebook and Apple iOS for release next year.

“At Marvel we are working to capitalize on the evolution of the consumer market and the new expectations our audience has for accessing entertainment and games,” said Andreea Enache-Thune, Vice President, Games and Digital at Marvel. “Smith & Tinker is strongly positioned to deliver a fully immersive game experience that uniquely integrates web and mobile play. The company shares our passion for bringing stories to life and integrating content among a wide range of entertainment media, making this agreement something Iron Man, Wolverine, Thor and Captain America are all quite proud of.”

Advancing on its core strategy of connecting online and offline play, S&T is now solely focused on the development of games that offer seamless web and mobile play, providing players an integrated experience regardless of platform. By aligning with Marvel, Smith & Tinker strengthens its focus on quality branded content, technological innovation, and brings a new vision of creativity and excitement to some of the most iconic and renowned characters ever created.

“Marvel has done an amazing job connecting generations of fans to an enormous universe of characters through comic books, movies, television and merchandise, ” said Joe Lawandus, co-founder, Smith & Tinker. “At Smith & Tinker we’re excited to bring their huge portfolio of Super Heroes to Facebook and Apple’s mobile platform letting fans collect and battle while at their computer or on the go. Supernatural things are sure to happen with our companies joining forces.”

The first Smith & Tinker product to launch under the Marvel agreement will be released in 2011.

Well this will give all of us something to do in the meantime while at work with blocked proxy’s, in school, or while driving.

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