Contact Us

The HeroClix TabApp to Join 3D Figures and the iPad for New Gameplay Style in October

NECA and Wizkids’ HeroClix game has been a staple at comic shops and gaming stores for years, but that doesn’t mean the brand is resting on its miniature figure laurels, having spent the better part of 2011 expanding the game into the digital space with HeroClix Online. This October NECA’s Icarus Studios will fuse aspects of the game’s physical and digital aspects with the HeroClix TabApp for the iPad, which turns the tablet into what they’re calling a “digital game board” that players can top with special TabApp figures. Starting from a Marvel-themed line of a dozen TabApp figures, the app is eventually planned to encompass other HC brands. Essentially, each individual figure can be placed (one at a time) on the iPad’s screen, unlocking special levels and combat opportunities with virtual villains on screen. The app itself will be free, with figures retailing for a currently unspecified amount.According to the HeroClix TabApp’s official list of features, the game will include:


-One dozen physical super hero miniatures
-50+ virtual enemy figures
-Over two dozen digital maps
-Real-time combat

Over at the official HeroClix TabApp site you can currently spy what seem to be the game’s virtual characters. It’s a pretty bright and cartoony take on Captain America, Iron Man and Cyclops that’s kind of a stylistic bridge between something like Gazillion’s Super Hero Squad Online and HeroClix Online’s current look.

[Via HeroClix TabApp]

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://comicsalliance.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Comics Alliance quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on Comics Alliance quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!