An Action-Packed Card-Battle Game Featuring Marvel Characters is Headed to Mobile Devices; Pre-registration Starts Today
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and TOKYO, JAPAN - August 6, 2012 - DeNA Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2432) and Marvel Entertainment have unveiled Marvel: War of Heroes™, coming soon exclusively for mobile devices on DeNA's Mobage™ social games platform.
Featuring original art by popular Marvel artists and a brand-new narrative, Marvel: War of Heroes will provide a fast-paced card-battle action experience. Pre-registrations for Marvel: War of Heroes begin today at www.mobage.com/marvel; the title will be available as a free download on iOS and Android devices this Fall. All pre-registered users will be rewarded with a special limited edition card featuring a popular Marvel character for in-game use.
"We've worked closely with Marvel to handcraft our first Marvel game," said Neil Young, Director of DeNA and CEO of DeNA's U.S. subsidiary ngmoco, LLC. "Marvel: War of Heroes brings legendary characters to life in the hugely popular card-battle game genre."
"Marvel is always looking for new and innovative ways for our fans and gamers to enjoy our characters and stories," said Rob Steffens, EVP Operations & Planning of Marvel Entertainment. "By teaming up with DeNA, a proven leader in the mobile game space, we're able to deliver a premium and action-packed mobile gaming experience."
In Marvel: War of Heroes, players step into the shoes of a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent and team up with iconic Marvel Heroes to battle evil. The Marvel: War of Heroes story is a completely original script, written in cooperation with Marvel. Players recruit classic characters from Spider-Man to Hulk to Iron Man, evolve and fuse powers and abilities to build stronger teams and challenge the most dangerous foes. New characters and events will be added on a regular basis, ensuring a continually evolving gameplay experience.