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Patch 2.2 Live! Update adds new Klaw Raid and PlayStation-Exclusive Hero Spider-Man


Discordant Sound Raid, various improvements game systems, and for PlayStation players Spider-Man are available now! If you haven’t yet watched the video about everything coming in Patch 2.2, here’s a quick recap! In our special War Table Deep Dive, we went into the details on what kind of challenge you can expect from our first…

Developer Spotlight: Melissa Altobello, Environment Art Lead


Can you give us a quick introduction about who you are and what you do at Crystal Dynamics? Hi there, I’m Melissa Altobello and I’m currently an Environment Art Lead at Crystal! My incredibly talented teams and I get to work with gameplay, cinematics, and we dabble in menu art from time to time. What…

Developer Spotlight: Senior Artist Brendon Bengtson


Can you give us a quick introduction about who you are and what you do on the team? What have you done on Marvel’s Avengers? (that you can share!) Hello world. My name is Brendon Isaiah Bengtson. I have been Lead Character Artist on Marvel’s Avengers for the last year and a half and have…

Developer Spotlight: Narrative Director Nicole Martinez


  Hi everyone! My name is Nicole Martinez and I’m a Narrative Director at Crystal Dynamics. I’m currently working on post-launch releases for Marvel’s Avengers with an amazing team of Narrative Designers– shout out to Hannah MacLeod, Jessica Krause, and Keano Raubun! We work on the storylines for new heroes and events, write all the…

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Developer Spotlight: Scott Walters, Lead Combat Designer


  We sat down (virtually) with Lead Combat Designer Scott Walters, who is currently working on Marvel’s Avengers. Can you do a quick introduction into who you are and what you do on the team? Hello, my name is Scott Walters and I’m a senior designer on our combat team. I primarily work  on the…

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Marvel’s Avengers: War for Wakanda is Live!


    Happy War for Wakanda Week! We hope you enjoyed our newest Marvel’s Avenges WAR TABLE featuring the King of Wakanda, Black Panther. Read on for the highlights and more details on what you can expect when you dive into our Marvel’s Avengers Expansion, available now as a free update to anyone who owns the base game.…

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War for Wakanda Coming in August!


We’re hot off the Square Enix Presents Summer Showcase where we provided glimpses at upcoming content like the Cosmic Cube, Patrol Mode, and the War for Wakanda Expansion. Let’s go over what you saw today in a bit more detail! Cosmic Cube Event Per our roadmap, the Cosmic Cube arrives later this month and includes…

Celebrating PRIDE with our Community


Happy PRIDE! If you are a part of the Tomb Raider fandom, you know that we have a large LGBTQ+ community at the heart of everything we do. To celebrate PRIDE, we want to give a platform to these pillars of our community to share their stories and raise awareness for important LGBTQ+ causes. Additionally,…



Crystal Southwest will be a major part of all current and future Crystal Dynamics titles. Leading CSW is Dallas Dickinson, an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience developing AAA games. The initial team in Austin, made up of Crystal Dynamics veterans, is already hard at work. We’re recruiting! Visit for more information.

Red Room Takeover Begins May 20


The next part of our roadmap is upon us! Following the Rooskaya Protocols that ran from May 6 to May 20, the Red Room Takeover will initiate on May 20 and will last until May 31. Agent James “Jimmy” Woo has reported a number of anomalies within the HARM Room, each linked to an unknown…



In celebration of Women’s History Month, Crystal Dynamics announced today that they’ve released the 2018 book Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play for free download. Authored by Crystal Dynamics Sr. Community & Social Media Manager  Meagan Marie, the book was published by Prima Games shortly before the industry-mainstay closed its doors. Crystal Dynamics purchased the rights…



During Square Enix Presents on March 18, we showed a roadmap of what’s to come in the next few months for Marvel’s Avengers along with the official reveal of the King of Wakanda! Our community has been asking for this for quite some time, and now, after some lessons learned and overall improvements and stability,…



The next generation of gaming consoles has arrived, and an enhanced experience of Marvel’s Avengers already await you! Thanks to backwards compatibility, those who have the PlayStation®5 and the Xbox Series X|S were able to play the PS4 and Xbox One versions and enjoyed the improved framerate and speed the new consoles provide. Now, with the…

Celebrating 25 Years of Tomb Raider


We’re celebrating 25 Years of Tomb Raider throughout 2021, with community features, nostalgic content, and surprises along the way! Check out our announcement video for an introduction to new team members, an overview of our franchise philosophy moving forward, and a tease of what’s to come! Visit to keep up with our celebration all-year long!



To our fans, At Crystal Dynamics our ambition has always been to deliver the ultimate Avengers gaming experience. In order to achieve that goal, we have made the difficult decision to move the release date of Marvel’s Avengers to September 4, 2020.  As fans ourselves, it’s an honor and a privilege to work with these legendary characters…

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