HEROCLIX ONLINE RELEASES MARVEL’S THE INCREDIBLE HULK FAST FORCES COLLECTION

Hillside, N.J., Cary, N.C. – December 14, 2011 – Developers of HeroClix Online today released all-new content for the online game, adding a half dozen new figures from Marvel’s The Incredible Hulk Fast Forces collection to the online experience.

The Incredible Hulk Fast Forces also joins the lineup of virtual figures that are now available in physical HeroClix products. Beginning today, codes for virtual Incredible Hulk Fast Forces figures can be found in the “Marvel HeroClix: The Incredible Hulk Fast Forces Pack” available at participating retailers.

The new figures include Hulk, Hulkbuster Wrangler, She-Hulk, Abomination, General Thunderbolt Ross and The Leader, and they can be used alongside current sets Hammer of Thor and Infinity Challenge.

For more information on HeroClix Online, visit the web site at: http://hco.heroclix.com/

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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. Upcoming titles utilizing the xScape Platform include the Dexter: Slice of Life Facebook application and MMO Hailan Rising. Icarus Studios’ recent game credits include co-developing the award winning MMOG Fallen Earth, and developing Showtime’s Dexter: The Game for iOS, PC and Mac . 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

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Contact:

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tjenkins@icarusstudios.com

707.327.7662

   


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