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March 15, 2013

 Stephen Amell Likeness and VO Confirmed for Arrow Skin

Doomsday Set to Be Playable in the Game

Injustice Battle Arena Quarterfinal Winners Announced

Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment end the week with a super-sized serving of news and assets for the upcoming super hero fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us. With just a handful of weeks remaining until its April 16th launch, the roster of characters continues to grow.

As we head into St. Patrick’s Day, news surrounding the Green Arrow brings that ‘touch of green’ to close out week. Stephen Amell, star of the CW Network’s hit action show, Arrow, reprises his role as the Green Arrow in Injustice: Gods Among Us. Fans can unlock the “Arrow” version of the character in the game, which features Amell’s voice and likeness as the legendary archer.

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This week also saw the announcement  of the nearly indestructible Doomsday joining the growing roster of super heroes and villains confirmed to be playable in the game.

The quarterfinal round of the Injustice Battle Arena also kicked off with – Batman vs. Wonder Woman; The Flash vs. The Joker; Aquaman vs. Green Lantern and Superman vs. Green Arrow – as this week’s contenders. Today, the victors of these matches are revealed with gameplay videos reflecting the tally votes of the thousands of fan voters. Videos of these matches can be viewed below:

Injustice: Gods Among Us is an all-new game in development by award-winning NetherRealm Studios. The title debuts a bold new fighting game franchise that introduces a deep, original story featuring a large cast of favorite DC Comics icons such as Batman, Green Arrow, Cyborg, Harley Quinn, Nightwing, Solomon Grundy, Superman, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and many others. Set in a world where the lines between good and evil are blurred, players will experience heroes and villains engaging in epic battles on a massive scale.

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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