Hillside, N.J. and Cary, N.C.—August 25, 2011— Leading licensed collectibles maker and game creator, National Entertainment Collectibles Association ( NECA)/WizKids along with North Carolina-based game developer, Icarus Studios today released the first State of the Game address for HeroClix Online, a digital transliteration of the board-based game. Currently in Beta, the State of the Game reveals upcoming content and features for HeroClix Online:
“ Greetings Heroes,
It’s been a busy few months as we gear up for the official launch of HeroClix Online, and we’d like to take a moment to update the community on the status of HCO and upcoming development. New content and features – including additional Super Hero and Super Villain collections from Marvel Entertainment’s vast universe, Infinity Challenge figures, a new map, revamped lobby UI and rolling tournaments – are all on the horizon…”
The full State of the Game address can be found here on the official HeroClix Online forums.
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.
About ICARUS STUDIOS, INC.
Located in Cary, North Carolina, Icarus Studios is a next generation game developer and technology provider. The studios’ xScape game development platform enables the production and cross integration of massively multi-player online games, iPhone and Facebook applications. Icarus Studios’ recent game credits include co-developing the award winning MMOG Fallen Earth, and developing Showtime’s Dexter iPhone game. Icarus Studios provides its partners with a total solution that includes design and content production, monetization, customer support, hosting, and a tightly integrated technology platform.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com. Super Hero(es) is a co-owned registered trademark.
Please find the full State of the Game address attached here along with accompanying screenshots.
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