WIZKIDS/NECA ADDS MARVEL SUPER HEROES TO TABAPP™ ELITE
New Update and Physical Figures Out Now, Featuring Invincible Iron Man
Hillside, NJ & Cary, NC – August 1, 2013 – Get ready for a heroic expansion as WizKids/NECA and MFV, developers of the recently launched TabApp™ Elite, today released a new update adding famed Marvel Super Heroes to the app. Three new physical figures featuring The Invincible Iron Man have hit store shelves, available as a TabApp™ Elite Starter and Booster Pack. The free update for iPad® and Android™ tablets is available now.
Accompanying the three new physical figures, Iron Man, War Machine and Iron Patriot, the content update includes 13 Marvel Super Villains, such as Iron Monger, Red Skull, M.O.D.O.K. and Magneto. Also with the new update, the action now takes place in exciting new 3D Isometric perspective.
WIZKIDS/NECA, MFV LAUNCH DC COMICS' MAN OF STEEL™ FIGURES, GAMEPLAY FOR TABAPP™ ELITE
New Booster Pack and Content Update Available Now
Hillside, NJ & Cary, NC – July 15, 2013 – The recently launched TabApp™ Elite today received a new update adding new content and physical figures based on Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' blockbuster title, Man of Steel, featuring the legendary DC Comics Super Hero Superman. The free update is available now, and a new Booster Pack containing two new figures, Superman and General Zod, have hit store shelves.
Developers WizKids Games and MFV also noted the new update incorporates new DC Comics characters, including Faora, Jor-El, Namek, Dr. Jax-Ur, and more.
All figures are 100% compatible with the HeroClix tabletop game and come with a free code to unlock their HeroClix Online counterpart.
NECA ANNOUNCES SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL 2013 EXCLUSIVES LINE-UP
New Limited-Edition Exclusives Spanning Various IP
Hillside, NJ – July 11, 2013 – National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) today announced the San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 exclusive merchandise line-up, available directly at the show with limited quantities available online July 17-21.
Four limited-quantity convention exclusives, created just for the event, have been revealed and include:
KICK-ASS 2 "Betsy Ross" Axe Handle Prop Replica - Modeled directly on the prop used by Colonel Stars & Stripes in the upcoming film, KICK-ASS 2. The exclusive will be available for $50, while supplies last.
NECA/WIZKIDS ANNOUNCES MONTH-LONG PACIFIC RIM GIVEAWAY EXTRAVAGANZA
June 2013 - With the upcoming launch of the highly anticipated film "Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures PACIFIC RIM," and the release of the Pacific Rim Action Figure line and movie-themed HeroClix just around the corner, NECA/WizKids today announced a month-long giveaway extravaganza, featuring NECA Pacific Rim prizes and prize packs that will be awarded weekly.
One winner will be awarded weekly, and prizes include WizKids Games' upcoming Pacific Rim HeroClix Gravity Feeds and mini-games, as well as NECA's 7" scale Pacific Rim Action Figures. Prize packs will vary and a total of four prizes packs will be awarded during the giveaway.
The giveaway ends July 15. There is no purchase necessary, participants may enter once per day. Each weekly winner will be selected at random and notified via email.
WIZKIDS GAMES ANNOUNCES PACIFIC RIM: HEROCLIX
NEW LINE REVEALED BY LEGENDARY PICTURES AND NECA
June 2013 - Game creator WizKids Games today announced the latest collection to join HeroClix, the most popular collectible miniatures tabletop game on the market, featuring characters from the much-anticipated Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures film PACIFIC RIM. The exclusive video debut was offered by Legendary Pictures and NECA.
The new line is set to launch on July 10 in a variety of forms designed to welcome new players and challenge established ones. It includes 10 new mini-figures from the upcoming film; five Jaegers and five Kaiju sculpts, including Gipsy Danger, Striker Eureka, Cherno Alpha, Crimson Typhoon, Coyote Tango, Knifehead, Slattern, Raiju, Scunner and Leatherback.
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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