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Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet Slams Into Stores

New Puzzles, Powers, ‘Squaddies’ and Villains Arrive Across Multiple Platforms to Thrill Super Fans of All Ages.

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Nov 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The legendary Marvel Super Hero Squad is back and ready to “Hero Up” in an all-new video game adventure for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system, the Wii(TM) and the Nintendo DS(TM) family of hand-held systems.

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) announced that Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet, an all-new Marvel Super Hero Squad game, has landed on store shelves and is available for purchase today. For a limited time only, THQ is offering a free, exclusive downloadable pack inside every new copy of Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet for the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 systems. The downloadable pack - the Captain America Collection - commemorates the release of the game and features three new playable characters: Captain America, Bucky and Red Skull. It also offers new Heroic Feats, Achievements (Xbox 360) and Trophies (PlayStation 3 system) for each of those characters. Also available is a custom Super Hero Squad comic book inside copies of the game for Wii and Nintendo DS systems.

“This latest entry into our series of Marvel Super Hero Squad video games ramps up the action, adventure and puzzle solving gameplay on every level as it captures the fun of the popular animated series,” said Martin Good, Executive Vice President, Kids, Family, Casual Games, and Global Online Services. “The addition of free downloadable content and the comic book right at launch provides even greater value to fans, and adds significantly to the game’s overall experience.”

In Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet, players use the “Squaddies’” super powers and super smarts to battle Thanos and a cast of villains, including Doctor Doom, Nebula, and Loki, as they search for the lost Infinity Stones. Along the way they travel through deep space, solve tricky puzzles, acquire new powers, and gain new allies in their mission to defeat the intergalactic threat. In addition to the game’s exciting campaign mode, players can experience exciting challenge modes, compete in multiplayer “beat-em ups” and more!

Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet was developed by Griptonite Games. The game is rated E10+ for everyone 10 and olderand is available starting today on North American store shelves for the suggested retail prices of $39.99 (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Wii) and $29.99 (Nintendo DS).

About Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet

Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet continues the excitement of the original Marvel Super Hero Squad with an all-new storyline that follows Season 2 of the Cartoon Network hit animated TV series. Players can “Hero Up” with friends in cooperative play and master the unique Factor Power of each of the Marvel heroes in three game modes: Story Mode, Freeplay Mode and Challenge Mode. The game also boasts a brand new puzzle component, in which players utilize the characters’ unique abilities to move or destroy objects; traverse through certain environments; and summon their unique strengths to overcome obstacles. With new adventures, tricky puzzles, an expanded selection of Marvel Super Hero Squad members to unlock and play, Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet is set to thrill gamers from here to Super Hero City.

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Posted by: Redeema
Date: November 16, 2010

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