GDD #4 - Marvel Ultimate Battle
All the Marvel Villains and their army take over the world and now the Avengers have to get all of the marvel heroes together for an ultimate alliance to take back Earth.
Genre: Action Adventure
Target Audience: Mature
The game will hold nothing back
Controls: Spider-man Combat plus Civilization Strategy like system.
Thematic Setting: Earth after the villains lead by Dr. Doom took it over
Tech Stack: Unreal, Blender, Motion Capture
Platform(s): PS4, Xbox One and Stadia
MVP Game Moment: In your Hub you select the world map. You pick all the roles for your marvel heroes. You send a few marvel heroes on a mission to get more resources. You then pick New York and decide to attack New York.
Translations to a cutscene
Marvel heroes and shield are running around as the Helicarrier starts it’s engines. Crew is rushing and heroes are getting ready for a huge battle. The heli carrier take soft as nick fury and the other heroes watch from the bridge.
The helicarrier makes it to New York and immediately middles are being shot at the helicarrier. The helicarrier shields protect the ship from the attacks. Immediately jets take off and heroes jump down into the action. Heroes and villains clash in a crazy spectacle. You the main character heads out of his quarters. You are Spider-man. You make it to the end of The helicarrier and see explosions everywhere and buildings collapsing. It’s time to enter the action.
You jump off the helicarrier with other marvel heroes into New York.
You swing at the last second and starting beating up venom and red skull. You pan out and look at New York Strategically.
You have to capture different key locations to overthrow the villains. You then realize one part of the map is losing. You send Dr. Strange and Hulk to help out.
The camera pans down to Hulk and you are running to the new location on the map. You hulk smash a building and drop it on top of enemies. Dr. strange uses his powers to bring up in the air and you dive straight into the enemy base. The structure collapses and most of the enemies are damaged. Moral is rising and your heroes are gaining the advantage. But your use of specula attacks has caused your marvel heroes to weaken. You won’t have the same advantage until it recharges. Central Park is being attacked. It’s one of the heroes command bases and if it gets taken you lose reinforcements and moral. You pan out move around your heroes and decide the only way to do this is have all your heroes hit strategic points and you will defend the base with just captain America. You control captain America and you fight wave after wave of villains and soldiers. Cap says he can do this all day and you keep fighting. Combo after combo you win. Victory doesn’t last. It looks like you almost have New York but the enemies are not leaving without a fight. A bunch of enemy jets and villains are breaching the helicarrier. The helicarrier cannot be destroyed.if destroyed it takes many resources to restore it. You pan out. You set every hero to defend and send falcon, iron man and Captain marvel to protect the helicarrier. You pan back down and you are controlling iron man. Now you are flying through the skies protecting the helicarrier and shooting down villains and jets. After fighting and defeating all the villains you win and the villains retreat. New York is back in control of the heroes. The marvel heroes regroup at avengers tower and celebrate.
Fireworks go off and everyone celebrates.
But this is not the only way this could have panned out. There are so many choices to makes. This game is all about strategy and skill. How will your outcome be?
Game Summary: The Avengers went their separate ways. All the marvel enemies took this opportunity to strike and took over the world. Alone the avengers were not a chance. The villains have an army and the avengers were separated and outnumbered. Years later the avengers get thrown together by unlikely circumstances and start a war to take back Earth. You have to strategize and beat the villains while gathering the earth’s mightiest heroes.
Core Player Experience: Heroic, Tactician, Badass
Central Story Theme: Heroes will rise
Design Pillar: Using strategy’s and key camera controls you can control different heroes at different times on the battlefield
Remarkability: All Marvel Heroes take back Earth
Feature Development Priorities:
- A well-developed map system of the world that allows you to strategic take back earth from the villains
- A fluid combat system that is well designed for each marvel character
- Important story elements to have the players immersed in all the characters
- A large cast of marvel heroes
- An epic final battle
Reference Games: Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Civilization and Spider-Man Ps4