While Marvel has establishe­d its dominance in cinema and, more recently, television, it’s yet to replicate the feat for videogames. When we share this observatio­n, Solomon initially pushes back: “The indie darling Spider-Man, I guess you’re referring to?” But it’s hard to deny that Midnight Suns exists in the shadow of Square Enix’s Marvel’s Avengers. Accepting that it’s yet to have the interactiv­e equivalent of Endgame, Solomon says: “I think it’s just a matter of time. Because these stories and these characters are archetypes, they’re like the modern mythology.” Marvel’s game division is taking the same approach as its film studio, he says, partnering with creatives whose work they like and letting them do their own thing. Surely it will eventually produce the equivalent of Black Panther or Thor: Ragnarok? “I’ll tell you this,” Solomon says. “I’d never bet against Marvel.”

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