Hillside, N.J. & CARY, N.C.—February 16, 2012— Developers of HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the popular combat-oriented tabletop game, today announced the addition of two all-new DC Comics sets, Green Lantern Gravity Feed and Green Lantern Fast Forces. The new characters add a total of 16 figures with varying stats and powers to the game – and kick-off a new “Figure of the Week” program by HeroClix Online.
The introduction of Green Lantern Gravity Feed, to be available as single-figure boosters, are the first figures available in the new “Figure of the Week” program, in which one or more figures from the set per week will be available for purchase at a limited-time promotional price. The Green Lantern “Figure of the Week” promotion will run today through March 21.
Figures in the Green Lantern Gravity Feed include Hal Jordan, Kilowog, Tomar-Re, Sinestro, Ganthet, Abin Sur, R’amey Holl, Salaak and Boodikka and can be purchased as single-figure boosters following the “Figure of the Week” promotion.
Figures in the Green Lantern Fast Forces set, available for purchase today, include Green Lantern, Kilowog, Tomar-Re, Sinestro, Guardians of the Universe and Abin Sur.
The new set, out now, is compatible with DC Comics constructed tournaments, casual matches and the existing Sciencells map.
For more information on HeroClix Online, visit http://hco.heroclix.com/.
About WIZKIDS/NECA, INC.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA), WizKids/NECA is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. The HeroClix brand is the most successful collectible miniatures games on the market today, with over 250 million miniature game figures sold worldwide. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.
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