You’ve probably seen the news of the head on collision between two trains on a Texas rail line. One of the trains was hauling Marvel HeroClix: The Superior Foes of Spider-Man sets destined for pre-release events, and the loss has lead to cancelled events.
In the upcoming DC Comics HeroClix: World’s Finest release from WizKids, Superman and Batman team up to battle evil. As part of this exciting launch, WizKids is offering stores and players a chance to get their hands on the new set weeks early by hosting and participating in special in-store pre-release events.
WizKids and DC Comics have even more HeroClix on the way in the new Superman/Wonder Woman set. Scott Porter and Kevin Kiniry, of DC Comics, unbox the latest boosters and give us a look at what we can expect in the next round of HeroClix gaming.
Press Release Leading licensed collectibles maker and game creator, National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA)/WizKids today announced development on the upcoming online game, HeroClix Online. With plans to bring the popular tabletop game to PC, fans and enthusiasts are encouraged to enter the HeroClix Online Paid Beta today.
Following the announcements that NECA and WizKids were venturing into the realm of Blackest Night for its DC HeroClix line, the companies are now donning their shades for Brightest Day, with announcements of Aquaman and Osiris figures. The DC HeroClix Brightest Day Action Pack, available October 2010, is the follow-up product to the highly acclaimed DC HeroClix BlackestNightStarter Game. Tying in with DC Comics hit Brightest Day year-long series, the DC HeroClix Brightest Day Action Pack includes seven highly detailed HeroClix 3D figures ripped directly from the pages of the Brightest Day comic, plus an all-new, double-sided HeroClix map. via
For those of you who want your own Megan Fox to play with all day and all night, WizKids/NECA have you covered as Jonah Hex HeroClix come to the gaming table. The movie themed Battle Pack contains three brand new, figures: Jonah Hex, Lilah, and Turnbull! The 3 fig Battle Pack is 100% HeroClix compatible and will be available mid-August. Check your local game or comic store this fall. I haven’t played HeroClix in years, but with these new figures coming out, I have a feeling a few more people will be picking the game back up. via WizKids/NECA
It’s been some time since the first information circulated that NECA (The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc.) was sniffing around to pick up the assets from WizKids.Â The speculation became fact as the company announced it as purchased the majority of WizKids’ assets, including the Clix line, which includes HeroClix, ActionClix, HorrorClix, and SportsClix. â€œWizKids has created the best games within the collectible miniature and constructible genres and NECA is proud to help continue this great legacy,â€ said Joel Weinshanker, President and CEO of NECA. â€œThe HeroClix engine is the envy of the industry and many companies have attempted to
Man, now I wish I hadn’t given away all those HeroClix.Â Suddenly I think they’ll be that much more valuable, especially if Topps decides HeroClix aren’t viable in the long run. Press Release The Topps Company announced today that WizKids will immediately cease operations and discontinue its product lines. Scott Silverstein, CEO of Topps, said â€œThis was an extremely difficult decision. While the company will still actively pursue gaming initiatives, we feel it is necessary to align our efforts more closely with Topps current sports and entertainment offerings which are being developed within our New York office.â€ Upon notifying our
Good news for gamers, and the HeroClix line – the new Arkham Asylum line has sold out at the distributor level in North America a week before they are sold in stores. DC HeroClix: Arkham Asylum brings BATMANâ€™s most dangerous villains to playersâ€™ tabletops to re-wage the wars of their favorite comic, film, and television storylines. I’ve stopped buying HeroClix, simply because I don’t have time to play the game, nor the time to chase down the exclusives that sell for the big bucks, but every time I see a new DC line announced, I’m so, so, tempted to get
While we receive tons of sold out and back to print announcements from publishers, it was a surprise to see a similar announcement from WizKids, makers of the HeroClix line.Â Seems the Super Skrull: Illuminati figures have completely sold out, prompting the company to a first-ever brick figure reprint. â€œAfter the Crisis â€˜Buy it by the Brickâ€™ program, we did some serious evaluation of it in anticipation for Secret Invasion and built in the possibility of a reprintâ€, said Justin Ziran, Managing Director of WizKids. â€œWith this second sell out, weâ€™re glad to see that we succeeded in continuing to