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In an officially licensed Marvel product, no less. Based on the rules and card designs found on Marvel Super Hero Squad Online’s player vs. player card game, Upper Deck has partnered with Marvel and Gazillion Entertainment for a Super Hero Squad trading card game.
The blog Squad Cards has been showing off some of the new cards, which allow you to toss a fastball special, have She-Hulk give your opponent a group hug or call upon “Odin’s rainbow pony,” as seen above. Looks like fun!
THQ today announced a sequel to 2009’s Marvel Super Hero Squad video game. Titled Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet the game will have players “using their super powers and super smarts to battle Doctor Doom’s Lethal Legion and search out the locations of the six lost Infinity Stones.” And hey, is that Thanos I see on the cover? Why yes it is.
The press release promises an “even larger” team of heroes. “We are excited to announce the next game in our Marvel Super Hero Squad franchise to an eager fan base,” said Martin Good, Executive Vice President, Kids, Family, Casual Games, and Global Online Services. “The new co-op Challenge Mode, super-powered action-combat and integrated puzzles truly elevate the series and further broaden the audience.”
The game will be available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, and the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DS systems. More info and pics after the jump …
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