March 16, 2005 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc., makers of the popular Mage Knight™, HeroClix® and MechWarrior® collectable miniatures games (CMGs), is proud to announce DC HeroClix: Icons, the upcoming base set for the DC HeroClix game.
“DC HeroClix: Icons is the perfect way for new players to jump into HeroClix,” said Mike Samora, vice president of Sales and Marketing at WizKids®. “The set includes favorite characters like Superman and Batman, and popular teams like the JLA and Titans.” DC HeroClix: Icons features all-new sculptures and statistics for these figures, offering new and existing players alike a powerful and fun series to collect.
DC HeroClix: Icons Starter Sets will contain everything two players need to get into the game, including two preconstructed forces with six characters found only in the Starter Set, and complete rules, tokens, a map and dice (MSRP $12.99). Each DC HeroClix: Icons Booster Pack contains two randomly inserted figures (MSRP $3.99). The set contains 60 figures, including the six characters in the Starter Set and six super-rare characters, and bystander tokens, battlefield condition cards and feat cards.
Founded by 20-year game-industry veteran Jordan Weisman, WizKids is a Seattle-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating tabletop games driven by imagination. Its Mage Knight, MechWarrior and HeroClix CMGs are among the most successful games on the market today, and the company has sold hundreds of millions of figures worldwide. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These and other DC super heroes have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.wizkidsgames.com
©2005 WizKids Inc. All rights reserved. MechWarrior, HeroClix, Mage Knight and WizKids are trademarks of WizKids Inc. The DC BULLET and all DC characters, names, logos, and distinctive likenesses are trademarks of DC Comics. All artwork and text featuring DC Comics’ characters and related elements ©2005 DC Comics. All rights reserved.