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Justice League: Heroes

March 21, 2006: “Justice League: Heroes” Videogame Announced

Last July, Warner Bros. Interactive announced that it was working on a Justice League of America game for the PlayStation 2 and the Xbox. Finally further details have been revealed...

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will launch the JUSTICE LEAGUE HEROES videogame, based on the legendary DC Comics' super hero team and developed by Snowblind Studios, for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, Xbox videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and PSP system in Fall 2006.

The JUSTICE LEAGUE HEROES game will feature an original story from award-winning comic book and animation writer Dwayne McDuffie ("Static Shock," "Justice League," "Teen Titans," "Damage Control," "Deathlok").

"In JUSTICE LEAGUE HEROES, gamers get to play Batman and Superman together along with an amazing team of super heroes wielding unprecedented powers for stand alone action on consoles and the PSP system," said Jason Hall, Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. "The game utilizes Snowblind's innovative gameplay technologies and the respected story writing of Dwayne McDuffie to bring fans and gamers some of the best super hero battles in the universe."

"Working on JUSTICE LEAGUE HEROES is exciting because players will get a chance to experience the superpowers of these well-known and loved super heroes together first hand," said Paul Knutzen, Game Designer, Snowblind Studios. "This is a real opportunity to bring the celebrated characters to life in dynamic gameplay, showcasing their individual powers and their incredible capabilities working as a team."

"Comics and videogames go hand in hand, so it's only natural to have a game featuring iconic characters like Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman," noted Paul Levitz, DC Comics President and Publisher. "Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will do a great job of bringing the Justice League to life."

Self-published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developed by critically acclaimed Snowblind Studios, JUSTICE LEAGUE HEROES is an action adventure game with role-playing customization featuring Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Wonder Woman, Martian Manhunter, Zatanna and other unlockable Justice League super heroes. Each hero possesses an array of character-specific, upgradeable superpowers resulting in unique controls and fighting styles. Engaging in one-to-two player cooperative combat, gamers will be able to customize and master these superpowers as they travel through interactive and destructible environments spanning the farthest corners of the universe.

In further news, Game Informer magazine (April 2006 edition) features a 6-page indepth article on the game, including images.

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