Earn FREE Heroes with Marvel Super Hero Squad Online's Brand New Challenge System!

Gazillion Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment Announce New Ranks and Achievements

Oct 26, 2011, 07:00 ET from Gazillion Entertainment

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazillion Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment today unveiled the brand new Challenge System in the free-to-play massively multiplayer online kids game Marvel Super Hero Squad Online.  Through the Challenge System, players are rewarded for discovering new and exciting aspects of the game!  

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By completing Challenges players earn Gold, Silver, Tickets and even unique Marvel heroes!  Visit and explore all the far corners of the game world zones, make new friends, play in the virtual arcade and complete Card Game Quests; these are just a few of the challenge activities that await your squad.

Best of all, there are Squad Challenges that allow players to earn free, new Heroes - heroes that cannot be purchased or earned in any other way!  Fan favorites like Colossus, Daredevil, Firestar, Future Foundation Spider-Man, Sentry and more will be open to all players to earn for free, if they can rise to the Challenge!

Complete Squad Challenges, raise your Squad through the Ranks from Private through Sergeant and display your new badge proudly.

"The new Challenge System is a great way to reward players for simply spending time in the game and having fun," said Jay Minn, Vice-President of Gazillion Entertainment's The Amazing Society studio. "Fans will now win prizes for many of the activities they are already doing! While some achievements, like one of my favorites, 'I just flew into Baxter Plaza and…', might be obvious there are definitely some surprises players will have to discover!"

"Every week the Marvel Super Hero Squad Online team adds more content that makes the game fun," said TQ Jefferson, VP of Games Production at Marvel Entertainment.  "From new Heroes to Missions, Card Battle Quests and now the Challenge system they keep delivering reasons for players to come back and enjoy this exciting free-to-play massively multiplayer online world."

Sign up at www.heroup.com to join the fun in Marvel Super Hero Squad Online.

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.

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SOURCE Gazillion Entertainment