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Around the Tubes

It’s Friday which means I get a weekend to enjoy!  Yay!

Around the Blogs:

CBR – Upper Deck and Super Hero Squad Online Producing A New Marvel CCG Hmmm, as much as I want to try it…

Bleeding Cool – What’s The Frequency, Uncanny? If the quality is good, who cares?

CBDLF – PayPal Threatens Deactivation of Publishers’ Accounts Over Erotic Content – Another reason to not use PayPal.

 

Around the Tubes Reviews:

CBR – Amazing Spider-Man #680

The Washington Post – The Annotated Sandman

CBR – The Shade #5

NYCC 11 – Marvel Universe and Super Hero Squad Online New Content Unveiled at NYCC!

Official Press Release

Gazillion Entertainment Announces New Content and Characters for

Super Hero Squad Online and Marvel Universe at New York Comic-Con!

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Oct. 11, 2010 — Gazillion Entertainment, a leading developer, publisher and operator of premium browser-based games, today revealed that the action-packed Super Hero Squad Online will be showcased during New York Comic-Con at the Marvel Entertainment booth #654. This free-to-play browser-based MMO allows the player to play as dozens of different Marvel Heroes, including the Super Hero Squad versions of the day-walking vampire Blade and the master of mysticism, Dr. Strange.

Super Hero Squad Online has a huge host of game worlds and missions to explore and conquer! Traverse the city streets or jump down into the sewers of Villainville, discover The World Tree and other landmarks in Asgard, fly through the sky of the Daily Bugle or scale the walls while exploring Baxter Plaza.  Players can actively engage in daily combat missions, fighting foes such as the floating freak MODOK in “MODOK Mo’ Problems” or beating up the big green goober Abomination in “Abomination Obliteration”.

With Super Hero Squad Online’s collectible card system, players build their own personalized decks with iconic Marvel Super Heroes and powers; pit them against friends in the game world, and gain experience and coins to use in game.  Additionally, players earn more epic 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.

Fans can play the game entirely for free or subscribe to unlock additional Super Heroes, missions and rooms for the HQ. Spin the Prize Wheel for additional in-game Gold, Silver and items. This free online kids game is instantly accessible from most browsers without lengthy downloads, so it’s fast and easy for families to jump in and start having fun.

During New York Comic-Con, fans can stop by the Marvel Booth to get a free code for a playable Psylocke while supplies last. By picking up a postcard and Psylocke code, players can also enter a contest to win Dr. Strange! Throughout the month of October Super Hero Squad Online will be hosting a number of promotions, Halloween themed activities, brand new missions, heroes, contests and challenges for fans to enjoy!

“With the amount of content, features and updates we are unleashing during the month of October, we are shouting to the world, we are all done with Beta! We are LIVE!” stated Jay Minn, VP, Studio Director of Gazillion’s Seattle-based studio, The Amazing Society.

New York Comic-Con highlights include:

  • Be your favorite Super Hero and get hands-on time with the first Marvel massive online browser based game for all ages.
  • Marvel Games Panel at 1:15pm on Saturday, 10/15:  Gain new insight into Super Hero Squad Online, hear Gazillion’s President David Brevik discuss Marvel Universe and find out what new character he unveils from the game!
  • Contest and Giveaways: Win t-shirts, exclusive in-game characters and more by stopping by the booth in your best Marvel super hero costume!

For more information about Super Hero Squad Online please visit www.heroup.com.

About Gazillion Entertainment

Gazillion Entertainment is a privately held developer and publisher of free-to-play online games for all ages. Gazillion’s games feature revered brands and original properties, superior production quality and unmatched gameplay. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Gazillion has development studios in California and Washington. For more information on Gazillion and its studios 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 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment (via Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation) and publishing (via Marvel Comics).  Marvel’s strategy is to leverage its franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world, including feature films, consumer products, toys, video games, animated television, direct-to-DVD and online.  For more information visit www.marvel.com.  Super Hero(es) is a co-owned registered trademark.

Gazillion Entertainment at Comic Con

Official Press Release

Gazillion Entertainment wants to share some fun news leading into Comic-Con later this month. During the Marvel Games Panel on Saturday, July 23rd from 12:30pm – 1:30pm we’ll be unveiling some updated information on the much anticipated Marvel Universe MMO as well as a new trailer and details for Super Hero Squad Online including:

  • Marvel Universe
  • Gazillion will be unveiling some key art for the game for the first time as well as a brand new character.
  • Marvel Universe, a free-to-play MMO, will allow you to play as Captain America, Iron Man, Wolverine, Hulk, Thor, Spiderman, Nova, Squirrel Girl and tons more.
  • Super Hero Squad Online
    • Gazillion will be premiering the new Collectible Card Battle system for Super Hero Squad Online. The system introduces a new element to game play, adding Player versus Player combat, and ratcheting up the excitement for everyone.
    • At the booth we’ll also be having hands-on gameplay of the new Captain America characters for Super Hero Squad Online, and the new Red Skull mission.

    Throughout the show we’ll also be giving away exclusive SDCC T-Shirts!

    So come on by the panel for new game info, swing past the Marvel booth for free schwag and SHSO hands-on gameplay, and get the latest info on both Super Hero Squad Online and Marvel Universe.

    First Marvel MMO at NYCC! See and Play Marvel Super Hero Squad Online!

    Official Press Release

    During New York Comic-Con Gazillion Entertainment is giving hands-on with the first family friendly Marvel MMO. Super Hero Squad Online.  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, and collect thousands of items as they explore interactive environments based on classic and new Marvel worlds!

    With everyone able to play in minutes, you can share your experiences with your friends and family while introducing them to a whole new universe!

    Super Hero Squad Online allows people to discover their inner superhero. In Super Hero Squad Online, players can swing through the streets of Super Hero City as Spider-Man, bash bad guys with Thor’s mighty hammer, sling the shield of Captain and experience dozens more iconic Marvel characters. Every hero has their own signature powers, abilities and even some special surprises.

    Marvel fans of all ages can explore new locations like the streets of Super Hero City, the SHIELD Helicarrier and Villainville; as well as discover familiar settings from the Marvel Universe, like the Daily Bugle, the Baxter Building and Stark Tower.

    We’ll be at the Marvel Booth #1843 so come check us out!