June 30, 2004 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc., makers of the best-selling HeroClix® and MLB™ SportsClix™ collectable miniatures games (CMGs), is proud to announce the release of Marvel™ HeroClix: Ultimates, the next expansion for the Marvel HeroClix game.
“Ultimates will introduce characters from the Ultimate comic book line to HeroClix,” said Jordan Weisman, WizKids CEO. “Old favorites like Wolverine™ and The Incredible Hulk™ will be back, and new characters are introduced.” Additionally, Ultimates brings four new team abilities to the Marvel HeroClix game.
An Ultimates Booster Pack contains four prepainted, randomly selected figures, and it carries an MSRP
A Marvel HeroClix Starter Set is required to play. Learn more about Marvel HeroClix online at wizkidsgames.com/heroclix
. The game is fully supported with organized play at conventions and in-store tournaments.
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®, MLB™ SportsClix 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 wizkidsgames.com
©2004 WizKids Inc. All rights reserved. MechWarrior, HeroClix, Mage Knight, SportsClix and WizKids are trademarks of WizKids Inc. Except for any historical information that they contain, the statements in this news release regarding Marvel’s plans are forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, including a decrease in the level of media exposure or popularity of Marvel’s characters, financial difficulties of Marvel’s major licensees, delays and cancellations of movies and television productions based on Marvel characters, poor performance of major movies based on Marvel characters, toy-production delays or shortfalls, continues concentration of toy retailers. These and other risks and uncertainties are described in Marvel’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Marvel’s Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Marvel assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forwardlooking statements. Marvel, The Ultimates, Wolverine, The Incredible Hulk, and the distinctive likenesses thereof are trademarks of Marvel Characters, Inc. and are used with permission. Copyright ©
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