The Marvel Super Hero Squad started off as a line of super deformed figures more appropriate for children than your average action figure. Catching on in popularity, the Super Hero Squad now has a regular show on the Cartoon Network and a successful game for the Wii. Luckily, those of us without a Wii will be able to experience the sequel Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet
when it is released for the 360.
Here's the official description of the game straight from THQ:
The legendary Marvel Super Hero Squad is back with an even larger team of Super Heroes, as THQ today announced Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet, the sequel to its highly popular Marvel Super Hero Squad video game of 2009. An all-new adventure for the Xbox 360, Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet has players using their super powers and super smarts to battle Doctor Doom’s Lethal Legion and search out the locations of the six lost Infinity Stones.
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet continues the excitement of the original Marvel Super Hero Squad with an all-new storyline that follows Season 2 of the hit animated TV series as shown on Cartoon Network. Players can “Hero Up” with friends in cooperative play master the unique Factor Power of each of the Marvel heroes in three game modes: Story Mode, Freeplay Mode and Challenge Mode. The game also boasts a brand new puzzle component, in which players will need to utilize the characters’ unique abilities to move or destroy objects, traverse through certain environments, and summon specific strengths to overcome obstacles. With new adventures, tricky puzzles, an expanded selection of Marvel Super Hero Squad members to unlock and play as, Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet is set to thrill gamers from here to Super Hero City.
There is no word yet on a release date.
Now if you are like me, and read the original Infinity Gauntlet series back in 1990, you are wondering the same thing I am: Will we have a super cute, super deformed version of Thanos that is evil in a much more child appropriate way? Since Thanos is the villain for Season 2 of the show, all signs point to "yes".
Sadly, the video game will not include Sunday Morning Doctor Doom.