AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jul 22, 2010 -- The legendary Marvel Super Hero Squad is back with an even larger team of Super Heroes, as THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet, the sequel to its highly popular Marvel Super Hero Squad video game of 2009. An all-new adventure for the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system, Wii TM and Nintendo DSi TM and Nintendo DS TM systems, Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet has players using their super powers and super smarts to battle Doctor Doom's Lethal Legion and search out the locations of the six lost Infinity Stones.
"We are excited to announce the next game in our Marvel Super Hero Squad franchise to an eager fan base," said Martin Good, Executive Vice President, Kids, Family, Casual Games, and Global Online Services. "The new co-op Challenge Mode, super-powered action-combat and integrated puzzles truly elevate the series and further broaden the audience."
About Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet
Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet continues the excitement of the original Marvel Super Hero Squad with an all-new storyline that follows Season 2 of the hit animated TV series as shown on Cartoon Network. Players can "Hero Up" with friends in cooperative play and master the unique Factor Power of each of the Marvel heroes in three game modes: Story Mode, Freeplay Mode and Challenge Mode. The game also boasts a brand new puzzle component, in which players will need to utilize the characters' unique abilities to move or destroy objects, traverse through certain environments, and summon specific strengths to overcome obstacles. With new adventures, tricky puzzles, an expanded selection of Marvel Super Hero Squad members to unlock and play as, Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntletis set to thrill gamers from here to Super Hero City.
For more information about this game, please visit www.marvelshsgame.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 5,000 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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