Tag: HeroClix

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 20, 2014
War Of Light Promo My friend and colleague in the “I can’t get enough news about toys and games” business, Scott Rubin, has been doing a fantastic job of covering the 2014 GAMA conference in Las Vegas this week.  Pop on over to CritToHit.com  to see all his coverage.  I’m hoping he doesn’t mind if I borrow one of…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 26, 2014
SLOSH at Toy Fair 2014 I’ve been rather impatiently waiting for this release.  Legion of Super-Heroes.  Legion of Doom.  New Gods.  Three great themes that needed to be revisited.  And WizKids did just that.  Here are my initial reactions based on what I’ve seen on various sites. EPIC WIN – Keeping part of the set secret until the end, allowing…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
November 21, 2013
Invincible Iron Man Yesterday was release day for Invincible Iron Man, the latest release of HeroClix from WizKids. I was concerned that the main theme was too close to the Iron Man 3 cast we got just this summer.  As the source material overlaps, that was to be expected.  To avoid disappointment in getting the same characters too…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
November 17, 2013
HeroClix-AvX-Starters Regular readers know I am a huge fan of HeroClix, the Super Hero miniatures game put out by WizKids, a subsidiary of NECA.  In a nutshell, HeroClix is Chess with super powers and if you want to build your team with no knights and 4 bishops, we expect that.  Hulk, the Joker and  Cosmic Boy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 12, 2013
NECALogo   Hillside, NJ – November 12, 2013 – National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), entertainment conglomerate and global leader in licensed consumer goods, has partnered with 343 Industries for a new worldwide merchandise program for “Halo®”, the award-winning franchise that has shaped video game and entertainment history. “We are thrilled to be part of a franchise…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
WIZKIDS GAMES TO DEBUT NEW GAME TITLES, INAUGURAL HEROCLIX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, AT ESSEN SPIEL 2013 Hillside, NJ—August 22, 2013—WizKids/NECA (WizKids), the industry leader in tabletop games with cutting edge 3D figures, today revealed plans to debut three upcoming games and host the inaugural HeroClix European National Championships at Essen Spiel 2013, taking place October 24-27…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
WKOriginalStarterSet.jpg Invites New Players to Join the Battle Developers of HeroClix Online, the digital transliteration of the popular turn-based collectible miniatures game, have made collecting, creating a force and joining the battle easier than ever. Beginning today, all new players will enjoy instant access to the online game and account creation, with a free download. In…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 22, 2013
TeenTitans-5p3-afi1.gif WizKids has released the latest expansion to its table top miniatures game, HeroClix, Teen Titans.   The set is available in 4 options. 3 are blind purchases: 5 figure boosters, super boosters, single figure packs. The last is a “Fast Forces” set, a clear blister which shows you the 6 figures you get and comes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2013
HCBioshockLogo-500x282.png    New Collectibles Hit Shelves This Summer Hillside NJ – May 22, 2013—WizKids Games, the leader in collectible miniatures gaming, has announced a new collection to the HeroClix line-up; BioShock Infinite HeroClix miniatures, featuring themed collectible figures based on the highest rated game of the year to date. The latest collection to join the HeroClix…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 16, 2013
HeroClixOnline-logo1.png Offer a Seat at the 2013 HeroClix Worlds Event Developers of HeroClix Online today announced a new six-week tournament series titled ‘War of the Shards’ in which one lucky hero will receive an invitation to this year’s HeroClix World event, to be held at Gen Con 2013 in Indianapolis, IN August 15-18. Each week of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2013
HCO-logo_reduced2.png Free Iron Man HeroClix Figure with HeroClix Online Code 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…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 22, 2013
T001-New-Teen-Titans1-500x330.jpg Mid May will see the next release of HeroClix miniatures for that game, this time themed on the various eras, friends and enemies of the Teen Titans.  But it comes with a twist.  A new type of piece, the team base, is being added. In the past, it has often been difficult to field a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2013
TabApp-Elite-Logo-500x334.png Expanded App Capabilities, Featuring DC Comics Hillside, NJ & Cary, NC—April 4, 2013—Game creators WizKids/NECA and MFV are expanding the TabApp™ experience with TabApp™ Elite, featuring advanced gameplay, new figures and technology. Partnering with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment, the first announced physical figures include popular Super Heroes from DC Comics. The free…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 23, 2013
BlackLightning-117x150.jpg One of the great things about HeroClix was being able to build a team of whatever characters you wanted. Case in point: I was always disappointed that in the late 70’s Black Lightning had turned down membership in the Justice League of America. HeroClix gave me the chance to build a team of Superman, Batman,…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 9, 2013
ASM_CHECKLIST-463x600.jpg I was remiss in not reporting that the latest WizKids HeroClix release was last Wednesday.  So here is the picture checklist (minus the chase figures). Here is an example of a chase piece.  Notice the red base.  The chase pieces since the Incredible Hulk set have had different colored bases from the normal black base…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2013
bbtslogo5.gif More great items listed for order on BigBadToyStore.com Takara Beast Hunters – Deluxe & Voyager Figures – G11 to G18 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11773 Takara EG Series – 8 new figures at only $10.99 each http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11780 Gentle Giant 12″ Kenner – Bossk http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=GG10580&mode=retail Gaming Heads – Team Fortress and Half Life Statues http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=gaming%20heads New Heroclix – Man of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2013
HeroClixOnline-logo11.png  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—…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2013
HeroClixOnline-logo1.png 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…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
December 23, 2012
Clixmas11-500x299.jpg Wow.  Titans across the ages.  We already knew that the 80’s Perez Teen Titans and the modern nu52 Teen Titans were in this set.  Now we can see that the whole spectrum of Titans history is in the set, from the earliest team.  And this preview also shows us a new team base, the four…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
December 22, 2012
Clixmas10-500x299.jpg The Spiderman set due out in February will include a sub theme of classic monsters.

 

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