WizKids Announces Marvel Strike Teams Heroclix Game

WizKids has announced Marvel Strike Teams, a new HeroClix game. Instead of having just your own team you build and fight against your opponent, this is a one-vs-many game with one player in charge of the forces of evil and their nefarious plans, while the other players are in charge of the titular Strike Teams.
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WizKids Posts HeroClix: X-Men Xavier’s School Prevew

A new set is in the works for HeroClix. For this one, they head to one of the most iconic characters and the school they founded. Xavier’s School for the Gifted gives mutants a place to learn about their powers in a safe environment (well, safe when it’s not being attacked by supervillains, anyway). It’s also the home base for the X-Men. Get a look at some of the characters that’ll be coming in the set with this preview.
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Star Trek HeroClix Away Team: The Original Series Now Available

Usually, when you’re seeing Star Trek announcements form WizKids, it’s about Attack Wing. But, in this case, it’s HeroClix. Yes, the original crew has been miniaturized and is making their way onto your HeroClix boards. You can pick up Kirk, Spock, McCoy Uhura, and all the others now.
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HeroClix: Undead Set Now Available

My current playlist I’m listening to (and have been for a couple weeks now) includes songs like Misfits – Halloween, Ministry – Everyday is Halloween, and The Cramps – Naked Girl Falling Down the Stairs (because if you’re gonna write a song, write a damn song!). As you can tell from at least 2 out of those 3, I’m a fan of this time of year. Some people think it’s too early for that stuff. But I certainly don’t. And I think WizKids would agree, since they’ve just released their HeroClix: Undead set.
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WizKids Posts The Mighty Thor HeroClix Set Previews

We’ve got a new HeroClix set coming out soon. This one focuses on the Norse god of Thunder, Thor, and the various allies and foes that surround him. WizKids has posted up a plethora of previews you can check out.
I feel like I should be posting this tomorrow, with it being Thor’s Day and all… Oh well.
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WizKids Previews The Skyscraper Wonder Woman for HeroClix

For the 15th anniversary set of HeroClix, WizKids is headed to the Elseworlds, a group of alternate-realities from the DC Universe we normally know. We all know that Wonder Woman is pretty big right now, what with her hit movie and all. But, in the comics, she was big, literally. Like, a walking building big. We get a look at what that’d look like on your tabletops in this preview.
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WizKids Previews Elseworlds Batman For HeroClix

So, the previous Batman preview garnered some discussion, mostly about physique. Not sure this one will have as much of that, but still, it might. There’s certainly been more than one alternate version of Batman over the years (have they done the rainbow suits yet?), and here’s another that’s coming in the Elseworlds set for HeroClix.
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WizKids Previews Green Arrow For HeroClix

It has been a very long time (since high school gym class) since I’ve shot a bow and arrow. At the time, we used two hands. Well, some people don’t have two hands, so they have to improvise. In the upcoming Elseworlds set for HeroClix, there’s a version of Green Arrow that has lost an arm. He’s not letting it get him down, though.
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WizKids Previews Elseworlds – Diana Prince For HeroClix

Marvel isn’t the only comic company getting a 15th Anniversary Set for HeroClix. DC is getting their own, too. And much like the Marvel set featured What If? scenarios, the DC one is focusing on the Elseworlds, alternative versions of various characters from their own worlds. In this preview, we get a look at Diana Prince.
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What If? Set for HeroClix Now Available

The latest set for HeroClix, the What If? set, is now available. Though it’s more than just a new set of figures. It’s also a milestone. That being that this is the 15th Anniversary set for the game. It’s been an interesting road, with many twists and turns. Obviously, some years have been better than others. But for a game to be around and still be as supported as HeroClix is, it’s no small achievement.
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WizKids Previews Venom Hulk For HeroClix

Comics can already be pretty weird on their own. But when you get into “What if…?” scenarios, it can get even stranger. In this case, it’s a look at what would happen if the Venom symbiote was attached to the Hulk, instead of Topher Grace… I mean, Spider Man and then Eddie Brock. Venom Hulk will be getting a mini in the new set for HeroClix, and you can get a look at it here.
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WizKids Previews In-Betweener For HeroClix

You can’t have light without dark. You can’t have good without bad. You can’t have up without down. These cosmic rules are kept in check by the In-Betweener, a being that’s the embodiment of balance in the Marvel universe. And soon, he’ll be making his way to your HeroClix games, as the new What If…? set is going to have him in it. Check it out.
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WizKids Previews What If…? Daredevils

Where we are now is because of a long series of decisions, situations, and happenstance. But what if anything along the way had been different? How would things change? Well, in comics, you can actually change stuff around like that and see what might’ve happened. Like, what if Daredevil was an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.? That’s what we get a look at here in this HeroClix preview.
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WizKids Previews Cheetah For HeroClix

The new Wonder Woman set gets ever-closer to release for HeroClix. As always, the set includes characters from both the “good” and “bad” side of the law. In this case, it’s Cheetah. Because one Cat-Woman wasn’t enough for the DC universe (not to say Mervel doesn’t have a couple of their own). Anyway, she’s getting a new version in this set and you can take a look at her here.
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WizKids Previews The Flash For HeroClix

The Wonder Woman set for HeroClix will be coming out soon. In it, they’ll have more than just Wonder Woman. Though, with all the different versions characters go through in comics, I could see them coming out with a set of “just one character.” Anyway, one (well, two of the figures, since he’s got a couple versions) of the figures in the set is going to be The Flash. This is the Wally West version, for anyone curious.
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WizKids Previews Captain America For HeroClix

One of the bigger announcements in comic books in the past year or so was the revelation that Captain America had always been a deep-cover Hydra agent this whole time.
Spoilers: it’s not that they retconned all of Steve’s backstory from the beginning. It’s that Red Skull is having some fun with the Cosmic Cube and time travel. But it certainly did shake things up. Well, the “secretly a Hydra agent this whole time” version of Cap is headed to HeroClix in the Avengers/Defenders War set.
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WizKids Previews Dr. Strange For HeroClix

In the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix, some of the heroes are listed as “title characters.” They have special abilities tied to them called… well, “title character abilities.” This allows them to gain and spend Plot Points in order to do special things on the board. Dr. Strange is one such character coming in the set.
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WizKids Previews Gladiator For HeroClix

Ah, comic books. You gotta love ’em. You can have a super villain who has titanium table saw blades strapped to the back of some gloves. Because why the hell not? This time around in their previews of the Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix, WizKids takes a look at Gladiator.
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WizKids Previews Batroc For HeroClix

WizKids continues their look at the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set for HeroClix with a peek at Batroc. A master of martial arts, Batroc can get pretty much where you need him on the map, having a bunch of different movement abilities. That way, you can apply his Karate chops right where you want them.
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WizKids Previews Groot For HeroClix

I am Groot. I am Groot. I am Groot. I am Groot.
I guess I could leave it at that and claim that’s all the proper words for letting you know about this preview, but that wouldn’t really be right. Anyway, since there’s a new Guardians of the Galaxy set coming for HeroClix, they’d be remiss if they left out everyone’s favorite talking (kinda) treeman.
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WizKids Renews Star Trek License, Announces Future Releases

WizKids is happy to announce that they’ve re-signed their licensing deal with CBS for Star Trek. Considering how big a property Star Trek is, that’s newsworthy in and of itself. But they’ve also posted up a list of new products they’re going to be coming out with that license. They include more Attack Wing sets, a new Star Trek Tactics set, HeroClix figures, and even unpainted ships.
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WizKids Previews Ant-Man For HeroClix

Just think what you could do if you had the power of the mighty ant!
… Ok, it doesn’t initially sound so awesome, but if you know about Ant-Man, you know it’s really not so bad. He’s making his way back to your HeroClix tables in the upcoming Avengers/Defenders War set. Have yourself a look-see.
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WizKids Previews The Porcupine For HeroClix

Comics are filled with all sorts of colorful characters. The Porcupine is certainly among them. Looking at the costume, he’s giving me a sort of “Ultimate Warrior” vibe, but without the face paint. Anyway, the villain is coming to your HeroClix games in the Avengers/Defenders War set, but you can get a look at him here.
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WizKids Previews Rocket Raccoon For HeroClix

When you think of the Guardians of the Galaxy, I’m willing to say it’s a pretty safe bet that you’re thinking of Groot and Rocket Raccoon. While Star Lord may be the leader, and Drax and Gamora certainly have their parts to play, the dynamic duo of a talking (kind of) tree and murderous raccoon are what I, at least, think of when I think of the group. Well, with the new movie coming out, there’s going to be new versions of those characters. In this preview, we get a look at what Rocket Raccoon is going to be like.
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WizKids Previews Yondu For HeroClix

The Guardians of the Galaxy certainly does have some interesting-looking characters they interact with. One of them is the space pirate, Yondu. I mean, he’s got an arrow that he can control… psychically? Magically? I don’t honestly know. But you don’t want to get hit by it, that’s for sure. He’s making his way to your tabletops in HeroClix, and you can get a look at what he’s capable of in this preview.
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WizKids Previews Star-Lord For HeroClix

The Guardians of the Galaxy are making their way back to the silver screen. They’re also going to be making their way back to your tabletops. WizKids is coming out with a Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 set for HeroClix. We’ve seen Drax. Let’s take a look at Star-Lord. *dance-off*
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WizKids Previews Drax For HeroClix

Somedecade I need to go see the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie. I’ve heard it’s good. I’m just really lazy when it comes to that sort of thing. Well, apparently, a new one’s coming out soon. To tie-in with it, WizKids is releasing a Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 set for HeroClix. We get our first look inside of it with a preview of Drax.
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WizKids Previews Deadpool (A Lot of Them) for HeroClix

One thing you’d expect to get in a set called Deadpool & X-Force is at least one Deadpool miniature. You might even expect two or three.
Well… never let it be known that WizKids doesn’t name their sets appropriately, as this set is creaking at the seams with Deadpools, of which we get a preview of 8 of them here. Yes. 8.
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WizKids Previews Hulkpool For HeroClix

Just about everyone in the Marvel universe has had a Deadpool parody of them at some point, it seems. In this instance, it’s the Hulk that gets the Deadpool makeover. I have to admit, not having read comics for almost 2 decades now, I don’t quite know the circumstances that Wade ended up with gamma-infused powers, but there we are, then. Check out Hulkpool.
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WizKids Previews Stingray For Heroclix

Well, from a story about a Marvel game that’s ending to a story about a Marvel game that’s getting a new release soon. WizKids is showing off another couple of figures from the upcoming Marvel HeroClix: Deadpool and X-Force set. This time around it’s a pair of Stingrays.
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WizKids Previews Shredder Clone and Shredder Shark For HeroClix

… Comics really are weird.
So, clones are really no big thing anymore, really. We’ve had Dolly the sheep around for decades now. And comics make heavy use of them all the time. But then you’ve got Shredder Shark. It’s a shark! It’s an octopus! It’s a Shredder! It’s a shark and an octopus and a Shredder!
Because why the hell not?
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