Super Hero Squad Online Reveals New Key Aspect to First Marvel MMO!

PvP System Playable for the First Time at PAX
Sign-Up at the Gazillion Entertainment Booth for the Exclusive Beta

SAN MATEO, Calif.--()--Gazillion Entertainment, a leading developer, publisher and operator of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games for all ages, today revealed that the action-packed Super Hero Squad Online will be showcased at the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in the Gazillion Entertainment booth #3433. Play the mighty Thor, the alluring Elektra or the cosmic Silver Surfer, in addition to nearly half a dozen new Super Heroes while you explore Super Hero City and battle infamous Marvel Super Villains. For the first time players will also be able to sign up for the exclusive beta coming this fall.

Debuting at PAX will be Super Hero Squad Online’s new collectible card player versus player (PvP) system. As one of the key pillars of this online browser based game, players will be able to build their own personalized decks with iconic Marvel Super Heroes and powers, pit them against friends in the game world, and gain experience and rewards to utilize in game. Additionally, players will be able to earn more cards by completing quests and mini-games or purchasing limited-edition cards online. Choose from hundreds of different cards, create the ultimate deck and defeat any and all challengers.

To celebrate the announcement of Super Hero Squad Online’s Collectible Card Battle system, the company will be sponsoring a Super Hero Squad Online card game tournament based at the Gazillion booth. Tournament contestants will be able to win one of three prize packages from Alienware.

Having a collectible card game as the PvP element is a great way for Marvel fans of all ages to enjoy PvP in Super Hero Squad Online,” said Jason Robar, Vice President and Studio Manager for The Amazing Society. “Players will be able to collect unique cards, build their decks and compete for rewards and trophies. With dozens upon dozens of characters, numerous trophies and items, and now combat trading cards for PvP play; Super Hero Squad Online is all about building, battling, and playing with your collection.”

Penny Arcade Expo highlights include:

  • Be your favorite Super Hero and get hands-on time with the first Marvel massive online browser based game for all ages.
  • Sign up for the exclusive beta at the Gazillion Entertainment Booth # 3433.
  • Collectible card game (CCG) enthusiasts will be able to play in a live Super Hero Squad tournament located in the Tabletop Area of the Conference Center as well as in the Gazillion booth.
  • Compete in the Super Hero Squad CCG Tournament to win an Amazing Prize Package from Alienware!
               

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1st Place- Peripheral pack

AW OptX 2210 monitor
AW TactX mouse
AW TactX keyboard
AW TactX headset
 

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2nd Place- Mouse/Keyboard

AW TactX mouse
AW TactX keyboard
 

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3rd Place- Headset

AW TactX headset

About Super Hero Squad Online

Based on Marvel’s Super Hero Squad intellectual property that has spawned a wildly popular action figure line and smash-hit animated series, the game draws upon the 5,000-plus iconic heroes and villains in the Marvel Universe. Super Hero Squad Online offers players the chance to team up with friends as they engage in exhilarating combat, show off their decked-out squad in the game’s social spaces, collect thousands of items, and explore interactive environments based on classic and new Marvel worlds.

For more information about Super Hero Squad Online and to sign up for future product updates, please visit www.heroup.com.

About Gazillion Entertainment

Gazillion Entertainment is a leading developer, operator and publisher of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games for all ages. Gazillion has assembled talent from across the landscape of online and console games to address the mission of building massively multiplayer experiences featuring world class brands and original franchises, superior production quality and unmatched gameplay. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Gazillion has four MMO development studios located in California, Colorado, and Washington currently in production on Casual and AAA MMO properties. For more information on Gazillion, its products and services please visit www.gazillion.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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Contacts

Gazillion Entertainment
Keith Mutzman, 650-532-1345 (PR Manager)
Keith.mutzman@gazillion.com

Super Hero Squad Online Box Art (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Gazillion Entertainment
Keith Mutzman, 650-532-1345 (PR Manager)
Keith.mutzman@gazillion.com