SAN MATEO, Calif. – April 3rd, 2012 – Today popular kids online game Marvel Super Hero Squad Online expanded to include Spanish and Portuguese speaking countries around the world, excluding Spain. Created by Gazillion Entertainment, a leading developer and publisher of premium browser-based games, Marvel Super Hero Squad Online allows children to play as their favorite Marvel heroes, interact with other players, explore some of their favorite locations in the Marvel Universe like Asgard and Baxter Plaza while also pitting their super powers against Doctor Doom and the Lethal Legion.
“Every child, no matter the language they speak, has dreamed of being a Super Hero, fighting for good and saving the day; Marvel Super Hero Squad Online allows them that opportunity,” said John Needham, CEO of Gazillion Entertainment. “The Spanish and Portuguese audiences represent an important market and we are excited to share Marvel Super Hero Squad Online with this new set of players.”
Marvel 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, collect thousands of items, and explore interactive environments based on classic and new Marvel worlds. The game draws upon the 8,000-plus iconic heroes and villains in the Marvel Universe and is based on Marvel’s Super Hero Squad, a property that has spawned a wildly popular action figure line and smash-hit animated series.
Players will now be able to set their default language to Spanish or Portuguese. The expansion allows children almost everywhere to participate in the ever popular world of comics and Super Heroes.
To become a member of the Squad in Marvel 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.