"I was definitely a comic book fan growing up. I read almost everything out there that was hand-drawn with dialogue aside from newspaper strips, Archie, and other comics that didn't really peek my interest unless it had some hot chick on the front cover with a shirt she bought in Kids r Us. So you can imagine how enthralled I was when Activision and Vicarious Visions announced the first Marvel Ultimate Alliance (not to mention I was already a fan of the X-Men: Legends franchise, which is somewhat similar to MUA). After I abused Marvel Ultimate Alliance, I was somewhat satisfied. I'm not going to say that it left the best of impressions; but it was entertaining and laid out an overall good story.
Then, Activision announced that Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 was in the works and I clapped hysterically like adolescent girls nowadays would go nuts for The Jonas Brothers. I figured, if the first game was pretty good, then - if there is a merciful god out there somewhere - the second one would be have to be better..."