D23: Disney & Marvel Games Showcase – Everything Announced

The first ever Disney & Marvel Games Showcase wrapped up and announced numerous games under their banner. We got updates on upcoming games, exciting world premieres, new content for released games and more.

D23 Disney & Marvel Games Showcase - Everything AnnouncedAfter a short stream, D23’s first ever Disney & Marvel Games Showcase officially ended. The Showcase debuted with quite a few new games announced. Alongside the world premieres, updates to released games were shown and reminders of upcoming games releasing later this year and in 2023. Sadly games like Marvel’s Spiderman 2, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and Kingdom Hearts IV were a no-show, including the rumoured Iron Man game being developed by EA. 

Here’s what was announced during the Disney & Marvel Games Showcase: 

Untitled Marvel Game Featuring Captain America & Black Panther

The first look at the Marvel game being created by Skydance New Media and Amy Hennig was revealed. It appears the earlier leak was correct in saying that their narrative-driven Marvel game will be centred around Captain America and Black Panther during World War 2. The game will feature locations such as Paris, Wakanda and more. 

Currently, the game has no official title but promises to feature four playable characters. They are a young Steve Trevor aka Captain America, Azzuri, T’challa’s Grandfather and the WWII-era Black Panther, Nanali, the leader of the fledgling Wakandan Spy Network, and Gabriel Jones, one of the U.S. soldiers part of the Howling Commandos. 

Untitled Black Panther and Captain America Game Reveal Trailer | Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

Tron: Identity

Bithell Games, the developers of Thomas Was Alone have teamed up with Disney for a new game in the Tron universe. Tron: Identity, will be a new visual novel game that follows a detective program named Query. The story involves Query being tasked to solve the mystery of an unprecedented crime. We weren’t shown any gameplay but we were given a release date of sometime in 2023. Tron: Identity will be playable on PC and console. 

A new game in the Tron universe was announced during the Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

A new game in the Tron universe was announced during the Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

Disney’s Illusion Island 

Another world premiere but this time an exclusive for Nintendo Switch. Disney’s Illusion Island is a 2D platformer that lets you play as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy on a new adventure. The story sees Mickey and company journeying to the mysterious islands of Monoth in search of three mystical books that will prevent the world from falling into disaster.

The game manages to capture the art style of the recent Micky Mouse shorts and includes online, local and split-screen co-op. Disney’s Illusion Island is slated for release in 2023. 

Disney Illusion Island Official Reveal Trailer

Gargoyles Remastered 

As part of Disney’s recent goal to bring back the nostalgic games of old, the 1995 Gargoyles returns. Fully remastered, bringing the classic 90s platformer to modern consoles and PC. This game loosely follows the plot based on Disney’s popular animated series Gargoyles.

Another classic game remastered for modern consoles and PC

Another classic game remastered for modern consoles and PC

Avatar: Reckoning

Alongside getting a small reminder on Ubisoft’s Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, we were also graced with a new mobile game. Titled Avatar: Reckoning, the game will be an MMORPG shooter that lets you customise your own Avatar and explore Pandora across multiple game modes. The game currently has no release date but is set to arrive in the near future. 

Avatar Reckoning Dev Update Trailer | Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Galactic Edition

The newest Lego game featuring the world of Star Wars, get a new edition coming November 1. It will feature 13 character packs, including six new packs containing fan-favourite characters such as Cassian Andor, Reva, Captain Rex, and more. 

Lego Star War Galactic Edition is available on November 1

Lego Star War Galactic Edition is available on November 1

Disney Speedstorm

We got another look at Disney’s version of the kart racing game, Disney Speedstorm. They showed off a cinematic trailer featuring Mulan, Sully, Mickey Mouse and Captain Jack Sparrow. We also got a look at a Monster’s Inc themed map “The Factory”, alongside the reveal Mike Wazowski, Celia Mae and Randall will be playable characters. 

Disney Speedstorm Trailer | Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

Marvel’s Snap 

The upcoming free-to-play collectable card game based on the Marvel Universe, will be exiting out of Beta and officially launching on October 18. Marvel’s Snap promises over 150 Marvel heroes and villains to collect as well as shorter average match times than other games in the genre. Players can pre-register for Marvel Snap right now. 

Jump right into the action with your favourite Marvel heroes and villains

Jump right into the action with your favourite Marvel heroes and villains

Marvel’s Midnight Suns

After announcing that the game would be delayed till 2023, Marvel’s Midnight Suns will now release for new-gen consoles and PC on December 2. Sadly there is still no information on the Nintendo Switch release. However, with this reveal came some new gameplay for the tactical superhero game set in the Marvel Universe. We also got the reveal of the prequel shorts for Marvel’s Midnight Suns, which reveal the backstory on the formation of the young core of the Midnight Suns. This series will release on October 31.

Marvel's Midnight Suns | Prequel Shorts - Intro Teaser

Marvel Strike Force

The squad-based mobile RPG set in the Marvel Universe will be adding some more hulks. Red Hulk will be joining the roster on September 13. Players will be able to recruit Red Hulk as part of Apocalypse’s newest Horsemen of War. 

Red Hulk was announced at the Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

Red Hulk was announced at the Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

Disney’s Dreamlight Valley

Disney’s Dreamlight Valley is an early access life-sim game that allows players to live in a world populated by Disney and Pixar characters. At the Disney & Marvel Game Showcase will be getting a new Toy Story realm that brings in Buzz Lightyear, Woody, new quests and more. 

Disney Dreamlight Valley Toy Story Trailer | Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

Aliens: Dark Descent 

Aliens: Dark Descent was announced back at the Summer Games Fest Showcase but we didn’t get any gameplay, until now. The Disney & Marvel Showcase gave us a glimpse at the game, alongside how it all works. Currently, Aliens: Dark Descent, is scheduled for release in 2023 for PC and consoles. 

Aliens: Dark Descent is a squad-based top-down shooter that puts you in control of a squad of colonial marines

Aliens: Dark Descent is a squad-based top-down shooter that puts you in control of a squad of colonial marines

Marvel’s World of Heroes

After the great success of Pokemon GO, developer Niantic has revealed their new Marvel AR game. Marvel’s World of Heroes will let players create their own superhero and team up with their favourite Marvel characters in the real world. Players can pre-register now at marvelworldofheroes.com ahead of the global launch on mobile devices in 2023.

MARVEL World of Heroes | Reveal Trailer

Return to Monkey Island

We get another trailer for Return to Monkey Island. It shows snippets of all the past games alongside footage of the new entry to the series. Return to Monkey Island releases on September 19. 

Return to Monkey Island just so happens to release on Talk like a Pirate Day

Return to Monkey Island just so happens to release on Talk like a Pirate Day

Disney Mirrorverse

The Halloween season will soon be upon Disney Mirrorverse. This is a mobile game that teams up Disney heroes and villains against dark forces in a divergent Disney universe. There will be a Halloween-themed season coming soon, featuring new villain guardians such as Hades and more. 

Disney Mirrorverse Villains Trailer | Disney & Marvel Games Showcase

SOURCE: D23 Disney & Marvel Games Showcase Stream