Marvel Super Hero takeover planned on Club Penguin

Players will be able to suit up as one of 14 heroes or villains in special online event.
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Virtual world Club Penguin is to host a special Marvel Super Hero takeover on the site, running from June 14th to July 3rd.

Players will be able to choose to suit up as one of 14 Marvel Super Heroes or Villains, including Avengers characters such as Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor and Loki.

The island itself, meanwhile, will be transformed to include new destinations, such as a bank, jail and a superhero headquarters.

"Everyone wants to feel special and believe that they can do something that no one else can do," said Lane Merrifield, co-founder of Club Penguin and EVP of Disney Online Studios. "Club Penguin and Marvel characters are the perfect match, and I'm sure our players will love it."

Rob Steffens, EVP of Marvel Entertainment, added: "Bringing our worlds together marks a major milestone for both Marvel and Club Penguin. Reactions from the fans are already tremendous, and we're thrilled that we're able to bring Marvel and Club Penguin together for such an epic event."

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