HEROCLIX ONLINE RELEASES TWO NEW DC COMICS SETS, UNLOCKABLE CONTENT “INSIDE THE BOX”

Hillside, NJ – December 7, 2011 – Developers of HeroClix Online today announced the integration of the game’s first DC Comics sets, Blackest Night and Superman Fast Forces, which together add over one dozen new figures to the online experience along with a new map, Sciencells. Additionally, physical Superman Fast Forces HeroClix, released today, now contain codes for the collection’s virtual counterparts.

The Blackest Night collection is now also available as a Starter Set option for new players to the game. Both sets can be used alongside one another in friendly matches and constructed tournaments.

HeroClix Online, currently in Paid Beta, is the digital transliteration of the popular collectible miniatures-focused combat game enjoyed by millions of players and collectors worldwide. Ideal for both casual and tournament game play styles, in HCO players may compete in matches and tournaments, collect and manage their forces and participate in the passionate HeroClix community from anywhere in the world. Anything a player can do in the physical game, he or she can do in HeroClix Online.

For more information on HeroClix Online, visit 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 DC Entertainment

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games.  Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

All related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.

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