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==Acquisition by The Walt Disney Company==
 
==Acquisition by The Walt Disney Company==
 
In 2009, Marvel Entertainment and its subsidiaries were acquired by Disney.
 
In 2009, Marvel Entertainment and its subsidiaries were acquired by Disney.
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==Video games overseen by Marvel Enterprises==
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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!style="width:30%;"|Title
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!style="width:5%;"|Date
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!Platform(s)
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!Developer(s)
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|-
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|''[[X-Men: Mutant Academy]]''
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| rowspan="5" |2000
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|[[Game Boy Color]], [[PlayStation]]
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|[[Paradox Development]], [[Crawfish Interactive]] (GBC)
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|-
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|''[[Spider-Man (2000 video game)|Spider-Man]]''
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|[[Dreamcast]], [[Game Boy Color]], [[Mac OS]], [[Nintendo 64]], [[PlayStation]], [[Windows]]
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|[[Neversoft]], [[Treyarch]] (DC), [[LTI Gray Matter]] (Windows), [[Vicarious Visions]] (GBC), [[Edge of Reality]] (N64)
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|-
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|''[[Blade (video game)|Blade]]''
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|[[Game Boy Color]], [[PlayStation]]
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|[[Hammerhead]] (PS1), [[HAL Laboratory]] (GBC), [[Avit]] (GBC)
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|-
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|''[[X-Men: Mutant Wars]]''
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|[[Game Boy Color]]
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|[[HAL Laboratory]], [[Avit]]
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|-
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|''[[Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes]]''
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|[[Arcade]], [[Dreamcast]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[PlayStation 3]], [[Xbox]], [[Xbox 360]]
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|[[Capcom]]
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|-
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|''[[X-Men: Wolverine's Rage]]''
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| rowspan="7" |2001
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| rowspan="2" |[[Game Boy Color]]
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| [[Digital Eclipse]]
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|-
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|''[[Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six]]''
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|[[Torus Games]]
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|-
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|''[[Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro]]''
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| rowspan="2" |[[PlayStation]]
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|[[Vicarious Visions]], [[PCB Productions]], [[Paradox Development]]
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|-
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|''[[X-Men: Mutant Academy 2]]''
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|[[Paradox Development]]
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|-
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|''[[Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace]]''
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| rowspan="2" |[[Game Boy Advance]]
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|[[Vicarious Visions]]
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|-
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|''[[X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse]]''
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|[[Digital Eclipse]]
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|-
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|''[[Men in Black: The Series – Crashdown]]''
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|[[PlayStation]]
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|[[Runecraft]]
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|-
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|''[[Men in Black II: Alien Escape]]''
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| rowspan="5" |2002
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|[[GameCube]], [[PlayStation 2]]
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|[[Chrome Studios Melborne|Infogrames Melborne]]
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|-
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|''[[Spider-Man (2002 video game)|Spider-Man]]''
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|[[GameCube]], [[Game Boy Advance]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Windows]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Treyarch]], [[LTI Gray Matter]] (Windows), [[Digital Eclipse]] (GBA)
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|-
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|''[[X-Men: Next Dimension]]''
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|[[GameCube]] [[PlayStation 2]]
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|[[Paradox Development]], [[Exakt Entertainment]] (GC)
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|-
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|''[[Blade II (video game)|Blade II]]''
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|[[PlayStation 2]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Mucky Foul Productions]]
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|-
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|''[[The Invincible Iron Man (video game)|The Invincible Iron Man]]''
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| rowspan="3" |[[Game Boy Advance]]
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|[[Torus Games]]
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|-
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|''[[Daredevil (video game)|Daredevil]]''
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| rowspan="4" |2003
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|[[Griptonite Games]]
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|-
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|''[[Hulk (video game)|The Incredible Hulk]]''
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| rowspan="2" |[[Radical Entertainment]]
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|-
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|''[[Hulk (video game)|Hulk]]''
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|[[GameCube]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Windows]], [[Xbox]]
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|-
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|''[[X2: Wolverine's Revenge]]''
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|[[Game Boy Advance]], [[GameCube]], [[macOS]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Windows]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[GenePool Software]], [[Vicarious Visions]] (GBA), [[LTI Gray Matter]] (Windows), [[i5Works]] (Mac)
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|-
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|''[[Spider-Man 2 (video game)|Spider-Man 2]]''
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| rowspan="3" |2004
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|[[Game Boy Advance]], [[GameCube]], [[macOS]], [[N-Gage]], [[Nintendo DS]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[PlayStation Portable]], [[Windows]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Treyarch]], [[Digital Eclipse]] (GBA, N-Gage), [[The Fizz Factor]] (Windows), [[Aspyr]] (Mac), [[Vicarious Visions]] (DS, PSP)
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|-
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|''[[Blade: Trinity]]''
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|[[BREW]], [[Java ME]]
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|[[Blue Beck]]
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|-
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|''[[X-Men Legends]]''
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|[[GameCube]], [[N-Gage]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Raven Software]], [[Barking Lizards]] (N-Gage)
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|-
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|''[[X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse]]''
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| rowspan="8" |2005
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|[[GameCube]], [[Java ME|Mobile]], [[N-Gage]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[PlayStation Portable]], [[Xbox]], [[Windows]]
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|[[Raven Software]], [[SuperVillain Studios]], [[Beenox]] (Windows), [[Victorious Visions]] (PSP), [[Barking Lizards]] (N-Gage)
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|-
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|''[[Fantastic Four (2005 video game)|Fantastic Four]]''
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|[[Game Boy Advance]], [[GameCube]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Windows]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[7 Studios]], [[Beenox]] (Windows), [[Torus Games]] (GBA)
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|-
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|''[[Fantastic Four: Flame On]]''
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|[[Game Boy Advance]]
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|[[Torus Games]] (GBA)
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|-
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|''[[Ultimate Spider-Man (video game)|Ultimate Spider-Man]]''
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|[[Game Boy Advance]], [[GameCube]], [[Nintendo DS]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Windows]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Treyarch]], [[Vicarious Visions]] (GBA, DS)
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|-
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|''[[Elektra (video game)]]''
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|[[Java ME|Mobile]]
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|[[Hands-On Mobile|Mforma]]
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|-
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|''[[The Punisher (2005 video game)|The Punisher]]''
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|[[Java ME|Mobile]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Windows]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Volition]], [[Amplified Games]] (Mobile)
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|-
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|''[[The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction]]''
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|[[GameCube]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Radical Entertainment]]
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|}
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==Video games overseen by Marvel Entertainment==
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{| class="wikitable sortable"
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|-
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!style="width:30%;"|Title
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!style="width:5%;"|Date
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!Platform(s)
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!Developer(s)
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|-
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|''[[Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects]]''
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|2005
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|[[GameCube]], [[Nintendo DS]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[PlayStation Portable]], [[Xbox]]
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|[[Nihilistic Software]], [[EA Vancouver|EA Canada]]
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|}
  
 
[[Category:Subsidiaries and divisions of The Walt Disney Company]]
 
[[Category:Subsidiaries and divisions of The Walt Disney Company]]
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[[Category:Computer and video game companies formed in 2005]]
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[[Category:Subsidiaries and divisions of Marvel Entertainment]]

Revision as of 22:50, 22 March 2020

Marvel logo.png
Marvel Entertainment
Type Subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Founded ~1947 (Magazine Management)
1973 (Marvel Comics Group)
December 2, 1986 (Marvel Entertainment Group)
1988 (Toy Biz, Inc.)
June 1998 (Marvel Enterprises)
September 2005 (Marvel Entertainment)
Headquarters Burbank, California, USA
Key people Kevin Feige, CCO
Industry Comics, Television, Films
Products Films
Employees not disclosed
Website http://www.marvel.com/

Marvel Entertainment, LLC is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. It is an entertainment company that produces comics through Marvel Comics, films and television shows through Marvel Studios, and video games through Marvel Games.

Magazine Management

In at most 1947, Martin Goodman founded Magazine Management,

Marvel Comics Group

In 1968, Martin Goodman sold his company Magazine Management to the Perfect Film and Chemical Corporation.

In 1973, Perfect Film and Chemical Corporation was renamed Cadence Industries and Magazine Management was renamed Marvel Comics Group.

Marvel Entertainment Group

In 1983, Marvel Comics Group was sold to New World Entertainment. On December 2, 1986, New World Entertainment was sold to MacAndrews & Forbes, owned by investor Ron Perelman. Marvel Comics Group was merged with New World Entertainment, resulting in Marvel Entertainment Group.

Toy Biz

Toy Biz, Inc. was formed in 1988.

Marvel Entertainment Group files for bankruptcy

In December 1996, Marvel Entertainment Group filed for bankruptcy.

In December 1997, Toy Biz purchased Marvel from the banks that held the rights after the bankruptcy.

Marvel Enterprises

In June 1998, Toy Biz and Marvel were merged to bring it out of bankruptcy, resulting in Marvel Enterprises.

Marvel Entertainment

In September 2005, Marvel Enterprises was renamed to Marvel Entertainment.

Acquisition by The Walt Disney Company

In 2009, Marvel Entertainment and its subsidiaries were acquired by Disney.

Video games overseen by Marvel Enterprises

Title Date Platform(s) Developer(s)
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2000 Game Boy Color, PlayStation Paradox Development, Crawfish Interactive (GBC)
Spider-Man Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Mac OS, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, Windows Neversoft, Treyarch (DC), LTI Gray Matter (Windows), Vicarious Visions (GBC), Edge of Reality (N64)
Blade Game Boy Color, PlayStation Hammerhead (PS1), HAL Laboratory (GBC), Avit (GBC)
X-Men: Mutant Wars Game Boy Color HAL Laboratory, Avit
Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes Arcade, Dreamcast, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360 Capcom
X-Men: Wolverine's Rage 2001 Game Boy Color Digital Eclipse
Spider-Man 2: The Sinister Six Torus Games
Spider-Man 2: Enter Electro PlayStation Vicarious Visions, PCB Productions, Paradox Development
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 Paradox Development
Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace Game Boy Advance Vicarious Visions
X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse Digital Eclipse
Men in Black: The Series – Crashdown PlayStation Runecraft
Men in Black II: Alien Escape 2002 GameCube, PlayStation 2 Infogrames Melborne
Spider-Man GameCube, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox Treyarch, LTI Gray Matter (Windows), Digital Eclipse (GBA)
X-Men: Next Dimension GameCube PlayStation 2 Paradox Development, Exakt Entertainment (GC)
Blade II PlayStation 2, Xbox Mucky Foul Productions
The Invincible Iron Man Game Boy Advance Torus Games
Daredevil 2003 Griptonite Games
The Incredible Hulk Radical Entertainment
Hulk GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox
X2: Wolverine's Revenge Game Boy Advance, GameCube, macOS, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox GenePool Software, Vicarious Visions (GBA), LTI Gray Matter (Windows), i5Works (Mac)
Spider-Man 2 2004 Game Boy Advance, GameCube, macOS, N-Gage, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Windows, Xbox Treyarch, Digital Eclipse (GBA, N-Gage), The Fizz Factor (Windows), Aspyr (Mac), Vicarious Visions (DS, PSP)
Blade: Trinity BREW, Java ME Blue Beck
X-Men Legends GameCube, N-Gage, PlayStation 2, Xbox Raven Software, Barking Lizards (N-Gage)
X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse 2005 GameCube, Mobile, N-Gage, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox, Windows Raven Software, SuperVillain Studios, Beenox (Windows), Victorious Visions (PSP), Barking Lizards (N-Gage)
Fantastic Four Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox 7 Studios, Beenox (Windows), Torus Games (GBA)
Fantastic Four: Flame On Game Boy Advance Torus Games (GBA)
Ultimate Spider-Man Game Boy Advance, GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox Treyarch, Vicarious Visions (GBA, DS)
Elektra (video game) Mobile Mforma
The Punisher Mobile, PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox Volition, Amplified Games (Mobile)
The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox Radical Entertainment

Video games overseen by Marvel Entertainment

Title Date Platform(s) Developer(s)
Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects 2005 GameCube, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Xbox Nihilistic Software, EA Canada