BlazBlue series producer would welcome the chance to work with the Marvel or D.C. intellectual properties

Posted by Justin 'AdaptiveTrigger' Gordon • December 1, 2019 at 7:19 p.m. PST

According to Gearnuke, BlazBlue series producer, Toshimichi Mori, is apparently a big fan of the Marvel and D.C. universes. So much so that he would welcome an opportunity to work with either intellectual property.

Gearnuke had the opportunity to ask him some questions during Arc REVO America 2019. This had him talking about which intellectual properties he would be interested in working with.

"I love Marvel and D.C. comics," stated Mori. "So if I had a chance to work on those, I would more than welcome the opportunity."

While it's never explicitly stated that he's referring to developing a fighting game for either franchise, this is where Mori is experienced at. Of course, it is worth mentioning that he was the chief producer of the recent River City Girls beat 'em game.

It's also not entirely clear if Mori is talking about a Marvel vs. D.C. crossover fighting game, which is something that fans haven't officially seen yet. More than likely, he'd be eager to tackle either intellectual property.

"I love Marvel and DC comics. So if I had a chance to work on those, I would more than welcome the opportunity."
— Toshimichi Mori.

This could mean either a brand new fighting game series or incorporating one of the properties into a game like BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle.

Unfortunately, the odds of such a scenario occurring does come across as being unlikely. Other companies might get involved with these kind of projects before Arc System Works.

Both D.C. and NetherRealm Studios — the company behind the Mortal Kombat and Injustice series — are both owned by Warner Bros. In other words, Warner Bros. doesn't really have a lot of incentive to outsource the concept of a D.C. fighting game to another company when the Injustice series has been quite successful for them.

Even Ed Boon himself seems interested in doing a Marvel vs. D.C. fighting game. Warner Bros. would probably have NetherRealm Studios at the helm if such a thing were to ever happen.

As for Disney and Marvel, we haven't heard anything regarding a Marvel fighting game since Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Unfortunately, this particular game was seen as a flop. Having said that, there's still a possibility of a Marvel vs. Capcom 4.

Perhaps someday we'll see Marvel or D.C. guest characters appearing in BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, or some other Arc System Works title. A full on fighting game title seems too unlikely though. Still, the possibility is there since there is at least an interest on the part of Toshimichi Mori.

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