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Villain Quest is an upcoming action-adventure role-playing fighting video game series created by Trailblazer101. The series is centered around multiple video games featuring rosters of villains from various media franchises which fight each other in desperate attempts to survive in their newly corrupted worlds that are being subjagated to reach the ultimate climactic multiuniversal battle in the series' final installment.

Each video game in the series is primarily developed by Crystal Dynamics, Eidos Montréal, and Nostalgic Games, and published by Square Enix, with the developers and publishers of each franchise included returning for their respective video games in the series. The first video game in the series is Marvel Villain Quest, which will be released in August 2019, and will be followed by DC Villain Quest in October 2019, Star Wars Villain Quest and Nintendo Villain Quest in May and September 2020, Power Rangers Villain Quest and Doctor Who Villain Quest in March and November 2021, and Jump Force Villain Quest and Persona Villain Quest in February and June 2022.

Several other video games in the series that are in development include The Flash Villain Quest, Spider-Man Villain Quest, X-Men Villain Quest, Wizarding World Villain Quest, Capcom Villain Quest, and Sonic the Hedgehog Villain Quest. All of these games are expected to be released by or after 2022.

In addition to the current slate, there are also several potential installments that are being planned for the series and will be centered on both new and spin-off titles.

Premise

The Villain Quest video game series is centered around a series of role-playing-fighting video games that feature rosters of various villains from multiple media franchises in their own alternate version worlds which are all set in their own canonicality status comprising a shared multiverse. Each of the games in the series features their own unique storylines that are a part of one single interconnected storyline spanning across all of the games, revolving around the wide-spread corruption of the multiple franchises' worlds with a watchful trickster pitting each franchises' villains against one another to ultimately fight in a grand finale to either save their universes or bring many more to the never-ending horrific battle.

Game Features and Mechanics

Each game in the series features an immersive roster of villains from the included media franchises, with the player being able to choose as, and unlock fighters in multiple fighting modes, being the general fighting mode, weapon-based, platform fighters, 4-way simultaneous fighting, and anime/cell-shaded fighting. Players can choose different locations and arenas known as stages to fight their opponents in and can fight against bosses (oftentimes fellow villains or heroes from the franchises) in the Story Mode or fight against and/or alongside the player's friends.

Video Games

Marvel Villain Quest

Main article: Marvel Villain Quest

Marvel Villain Quest is the first installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around various villains from Marvel Comics publications. The game was co-developed with Marvel Games and will be released on August 16, 2019.

DC Villain Quest

Main article: DC Villain Quest

DC Villain Quest is the second installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around various villains from DC Comics publications. The game was co-developed with WB Games Montréal and will be released in October 2019.

Star Wars Villain Quest

Star Wars Villain Quest is the third installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around various villains from the Star Wars franchise. The game was co-developed with Electronic Arts and LucasArts and co-published by Electronic Arts, and will be released in May 2020.

Nintendo Villain Quest

Nintendo Villain Quest is the fourth installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around various villains Nintendo properties. The game was co-developed with Bandai Namco Entertainment and Sora Ltd. and published by Nintendo in Japan, and will be released in September 2020.

Power Rangers Villain Quest

Power Rangers Villain Quest is the fifth installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around various villains from the Power Rangers franchise. The game will be co-developed with and co-published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, and will be released in March 2021.

Doctor Who Villain Quest

Doctor Who Villain Quest is the sixth installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around various villains from the Doctor Who TV series and its' related spin-offs. The game will be co-developed with Supermassive Games and published by BBC Studios Distribution in the United Kingdom, and will be released in November 2021.

Jump Force Villain Quest

Jump Force Villain Quest is the seventh installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around villains from the Jump Force video game and it's related properties. The game will be co-developed with Spike Chunsoft and Bandai Namco Entertainment, which serves as co-publisher, and will be released in February 2022.

Persona Villain Quest

Main article: Persona Villain Quest

Persona Villain Quest is the eighth installment in the Villain Quest series, a spin-off of Nintendo Villain Quest, and is centered around villains from the Persona video game series. The game will be co-developed with Atlus and will be released in June 2022.

The Flash Villain Quest

The Flash Villain Quest is the ninth installment in the Villain Quest series, a spin-off of DC Villain Quest, and is centered around villains from the Flash comics. The game will be co-developed with WB Games Montréal and will be released by or after 2022.

Spider-Man Villain Quest

Spider-Man Villain Quest is the tenth installment in the Villain Quest series, a spin-off of Marvel Villain Quest, and is centered around villains from the Spider-Man comics. The game will be co-developed with Marvel Games and will be released by or after 2022.

X-Men Villain Quest

Main article: X-Men Villain Quest

X-Men Villain Quest is the eleventh installment in the Villain Quest series, a spin-off of Marvel Villain Quest, and is centered around villains from the X-Men comics. The game will be co-developed with Marvel Games and will be released by or after 2022.

Wizarding World Villain Quest

Wizarding World Villain Quest is the twelfth installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around villains from the Wizarding World fanchise. The game will be co-developed with Electronic Arts and will be released by or after 2022.

Capcom Villain Quest

Main article: Capcom Villain Quest

Capcom Villain Quest is the thirteenth installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around villains from the Capcom video game titles. The game will be co-developed with Capcom, which serves a publisher, and will be released by or after 2022.

Sonic the Hedgehog Villain Quest

Sonic the Hedgehog Villain Quest is the fourteenth installment in the Villain Quest series and is centered around villains from the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. The game will be co-developed with Sonic Team and Sega, with Sega serving as publisher, and will be released by or after 2022.

Potential installments

Trail has announced that there are other potential video games which are currently being planned for the Villain Quest series, including:

  • Untitled Villain Quest crossover video game: The game is intended to be a crossover between each franchise featured with a title in the Villain Quest series, as well as serving as the final installment in the series.
  • Disney Villain Quest: The game will be centered around villains from various Disney companies and their properties (except for Marvel and Star Wars due to them already having their own game titles). Spin-off video games centered on villains from some of Disney's properties are also being planned.
  • Untitled Jump Force Villain Quest spin-off video games: Various spin-off video games from Jump Force Villain Quest are in development and will be centered on villains from related properties to Jump Force that are in the game.

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Stages

Trivia

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