Marvel Strike Force dev FoxNext teams up with Dave Bautista to promote animal charity

The Guardians of the Galaxy actor chose to promote Frankie’s Friends as a part of True Heroes campaign

Marvel Strike Force dev FoxNext teams up with Dave Bautista to promote animal charity

Marvel Strike Force developer FoxNext has teamed up with Guardians of the Galaxy actor Dave Bautista to promote animal charity Frankie's Friends.

The partnership is a part of Marvel Strike Force’s True Heroes campaign and will see Fox’s games development studio donate up to $50,000 based on how many people watch its promotional video.

The video depicts the Guardians actor showing off the game while discussing the work Frankie’s Friends is doing to help animals.

Frankie’s Friends helped over 2,600 pets suffering from life-threatening medical conditions in 2017.

Striking the right notes

Marvel Strike Force launched on March 28th and is the first mobile title from FoxNext.

The free-to-play squad-based RPG initially started development in Kabam’s Los Angeles studio in early 2016 before the majority of its assets were bought by Netmarble in late 2016. Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group would then pick up the LA studio and created the FoxNext Games division in early 2017.

In a recent interview with PocketGamer.Biz FoxNext GM Amir Rahimi noted that the change in ownership did not impact their day-to-activity and that Fox had been “very nurturing”.

Marvel Strike Force appears to have got off to a good start, and was certainly a favourite of our IAP Inspector.

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Iain is a freelance writer based in Scotland with a penchant for indies and all things Nintendo. Alongside PocketGamer.Biz, he has also appeared in Kotaku, Rock Paper Shotgun, PCGamesN and VG24/7.