Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—September 24, 2012— WizKids Games have announced the launch of HeroClix TabApp™, the much anticipated iPad application that combines Marvel Universe Super Hero miniatures with digital gameplay.
Beginning today, players, fans and collectors can pick up the Marvel Super Heroes HeroClix TabApp™ figure pack, which includes Iron Man, Thor and Captain America miniatures, from participating Toys “R” Us stores nationwide.
“It’s amazing to watch the evolution of HeroClix over the past 10 years,” said Justin Ziran, President at WizKids Games. “HeroClix TabApp marks the next generation of the HeroClix franchise, and is a game the whole family can enjoy.”
In addition to the Marvel Super Heroes pack, the Wolverine and the X-Men figure pack, including Wolverine, Cyclops and Iceman, is expected to hit shelves September 30.
The free application for iPad is now live in the App Store SM and can be downloaded immediately.
For more information on HeroClix TabApp™, visit www.heroclixtabapp.com.
HeroClix TabApp™ is the ultimate portable HeroClix play experience. Utilizing figure recognition technology, HeroClix TabApp™ combines physical HeroClix miniatures with your iPad and offers exciting combat experiences in detailed virtual arenas.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. (NECA), WizKids 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 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.