WB & Eidos Team on Justice League Heroes Game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a premier developer and licensor of entertainment content in the interactive space, and Eidos Interactive, one of the world’s leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, have signed an agreement for the North American and European distribution of Justice League Heroes based on the legendary DC Comics’ super hero team for the PS2, PSP and Xbox.

Launching in fall 2006, Justice League Heroes will be distributed by Eidos Interactive in North America and Europe. Additionally, Eidos will facilitate marketing the game in Europe, while Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will oversee marketing in North America.

“‘Justice League Heroes’ is an exciting game for so many audiences, and our focus is to present these super heroes on consoles and the PSP in the most compelling way for players,” said Jason Hall, senior vice president for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “Partnering with Eidos, who has had much success in distribution, will allow the strongest reach for this action game where gamers take on the super powers of their favorite DC Comics’ heroes.”

“With the addition of ‘Justice League Heroes’ to Eidos’ portfolio of products, featuring Lara Croft and Agent 47, we are creating a formidable line-up for gamers that will now include playing as Superman, Batman and the other superheroes,” said Jane Cavanagh, Chief Executive, Eidos Interactive.

Published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developed by 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 superheroes. 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.

Source: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.