WizKids/NECA Announces 2013 Free Comic Book Day Figure: Free Iron Man HeroClix Figure with HeroClix Online Code
May 2013 - WizKids/NECA have announced the 2013 Free Comic Book Day figure - Marvel's Iron Man.
Coinciding with the much-anticipated Marvel's Iron Man 3, in theaters May 3rd, the physical Iron Man FCBD promo figure will hit shelves of local hobby shops May 4, and will be available while supplies last.
Each figure comes with a character card and free code to unlock its digital counterpart in HeroClix Online.
More details available at the Free Comic Book Day web site.
GAME TIME FOR YU-GI-OH!
4K Media Inc. Announces WizKids Deal for HeroClix & Dice Building Games Worldwide excluding Asia
6 March 2013 – (New York, NY) 4K Media Inc., the newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it is creating a line of the games using the WizKids HeroClix and Dice Building Game platform, Quarriors, featuring the Yu-Gi-Oh! Classic animated library. Under the agreement, WizKids will produce a line of games based on the beloved animated series that first aired eleven years ago. The first HeroClix release will feature approximately 50 collectible HeroClix figures released with a two player Starter and Booster expansion packs. The product is expected to hit the market later this year with additional sets being released throughout 2014. Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix and Dice Building Games will be available at specialty, hobby and comic book stores worldwide excluding Asia.
NECA/WIZKIDS UNVEILS NEW Dota 2 AND TEAM FORTRESS 2 COLLECTIBLES, GAMES, WITH VALVE
Announce Dota 2 HeroClix and Team Fortress 2 'NextChess' Preview at New York Toy Fair, 2013
Hillside, NJ - February 6, 2013 - From game world to real world, game creator and leading entertainment conglomerate, NECA/WizKids, under a merchandise licensee agreement with game developer and publisher Valve, today unveiled plans to launch an upcoming Dota 2 HeroClix collection and new game platform entitled 'NextChess', featuring Team Fortress 2 (TF2), both based on the best-selling game franchises. Both titles are set to launch this summer.
The announcement follows NECA/WizKids' publication of the much-anticipated Half Life 2 Zero-Point Energy Field Manipulator (a.k.a. "Gravity Gun") replica and release of the Limited Edition Portal 2 Gun Replica, which launched with overwhelming response last fall.
"We're pleased to once again team up with Valve to bring popular characters and elements from the Dota 2 and Team Fortress 2 franchises to life in physical form, " said Justin Ziran, president at NECA/WizKids.
HEROCLIX ONLINE PREVIEWS AMAZING SPIDER-MAN COMIC FIGURES AHEAD OF PHYSICAL LAUNCH
Hillside, NJ - January 8, 2013 - Players, fans and collectors need not wait for the physical HeroClix Amazing Spider-Man set release next month to check out some of the latest figures to join the realm! HeroClix Online today announced a preview, making four famed figures from the collection - straight from the pages of the long running comic Amazing Spider-Man - available in the digital game beginning this week.
The HeroClix Online preview includes Marvel characters Spider-Man, Zuvembie, Blade and Lizard. Each figure will be available for one week only as a new figure is introduced.
Full HeroClix Online Amazing Spider-Man comic-based preview schedule:
Jan. 10-16: Spider-Man
Jan. 17-23: Zuvembie
Jan. 24-30: Blade
Jan. 31-Feb.6: Lizard
The physical HeroClix Amazing Spider-Man set will hit store shelves next month.
For more information on HeroClix Online, visit http://hco.heroclix.com/.
HEROCLIX ONLINE ANNOUNCES NEW DC COMICS CONTENT
Batman™ Streets of Gotham Fast Forces
Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C. – January 3, 2012 – Developers of HeroClix Online today announced the latest DC Comics collection to hit the server - Batman™ Streets of Gotham Fast Forces. The latest pack adds six new figures to the online game, with free virtual redemption codes available in physical Batman™ Streets of Gotham Fast Forces packs.
Now available online, figures in the new pack include DC Comics' Oracle, Lady Blackhawk, Huntress, Black Canary, DC Comics' The Hawk and Dove.
Additionally, players who purchase the physical Batman™ Streets of Gotham Fast Forces will receive free codes for each figure's virtual counterpart in HeroClix Online.
For more information on HeroClix Online, visit http://hco.heroclix.com/.
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NECA/WIZKIDS, MFV EXPAND HEROCLIX TABAPP™ TO ANDROID™ OS
Now Available for Free Download From the Google Play™ Store
Hillside, N.J. - December 19, 2012 - NECA/WizKids, developers of the recently released, widely popular HeroClix TabApp™ game today announced the availability of the app for Android OS, extending its compatibility with additional tablet devices.
Inspired by the tabletop game, HeroClix TabApp™ is designed as a stand-alone introduction to the world of HeroClix, the world’s most popular and recognizable collectible figural game. In HeroClix TabApp™, players become their favorite super heroes, with live action battles combining physical toy figures with their tablet device.
"Players have asked for an Android OS-compatible version of HeroClix TabApp™ and we are happy to deliver," said Justin Ziran, President at WizKids Games.
All HeroClix TabApp™ DC Comics figures are now compatible with select ASUS and Samsung devices.
HEROCLIX ONLINE PRESENTS "SEASON'S GROOTINGS" HOLIDAY CELEBRATION
Gifts festive Holiday Objects and Figure
Hillside, N.J. - December 3, 2012 - WizKids Games today announced a special holiday celebration for players and fans of HeroClix Online, entitled Season's Grootings. As part of the celebration, developers have delivered a free Marvel Groot figure to all active accounts and are giving away several in-game objects including a festive Season's Grootings object, Holiday Tree, Ole Claus and Snowman. The celebration runs through January 2, 2013.
As part of the festivities, one Marvel Groot figure has been delivered to all active HeroClix Online accounts as of today. To claim their special gift, players will need to log in to their account before the end of the Season's Grootings celebration.
HEROCLIX ONLINE ANNOUNCES THANKSGIVING FESTIVITIES
50% off ClixBux, Festive Tournament Prize
November 20, 2012 - Developers of HeroClix Online today announced a Thanksgiving Special, offering 50% off ClixBux today through Sunday, November 25.
Additionally, a special in-game Thanksgiving Turkey object will be awarded to all tournament participants today through Wednesday, November 28. Unlike previous objects, the Thanksgiving Turkey has power to restore clix health for an added bonus.
More details are available on the HeroClix Online web site.
More info on HeroClix Online at http://www.hco.heroclix.com.
HEROCLIX TABAPP™ DC COMICS FIGURES NOW AVAILABLE
Hillside, N.J. - November 15, 2012 - Developers of HeroClix TabApp™ today announced the availability of new game content, which includes six DC Comics Super Hero figurines that can now be found in stores.
In addition to the new DC Comics Super Heroes, the update includes over one dozen new maps, more than 30 DC Comics Super-Villains, and all new storylines and comic panels.
The DC Comics figures are available at Toys R Us, Walmart and hobby shops in packs of three at $14.99 each. The DC Comics Super Heroes pack includes Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman and ”The Dark Knight Rises” figure pack adds Batman, Catwoman and Bane.
HeroClix TabApp™ can be downloaded free on the App Store™.
For a list of participating retailers and more information about HeroClix TabApp™, visit http://www.heroclixtabapp.com.
HeroClix TabApp™ Now Available At Walmart
October 2012 - WizKids Games, creator of the recently launched HeroClix TabApp™ game for iPad, today announced the availability of HeroClix TabApp™ Marvel super hero figures at Walmart stores nationwide.
Fans, collectors and players can now pick up both Marvel figure packs, Marvel Super Heroes and Wolverine and the X-Men, at their local Walmart store.
The Marvel Super Heroes HeroClix TabApp™ figure pack includes Iron Man, Thor and Captain America miniatures, while the Wolverine and the X-Men figure pack introduces Wolverine, Cyclops and Ice Man.
For more information on HeroClix TabApp™, visit http://www.heroclixtabapp.com.