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Customize Xbox avatars with Legend of Korra inspired costumes, props and apparel


New York –Nov. 5, 2013 – Nickelodeon today announced the launch of The Legend of Korra avatar line for Xbox Live Marketplace.  Fans and gamers everywhere can customize their avatars with costumes, apparel and character props inspired by the hit animated series, including Korra’s signature outfit from the show; character bending powers and t-shirts.  Developed by The Legend of Korra series creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, the avatars are available now in the Xbox Live Marketplace, the line features 10 downloadable items, ranging from $1.00 – $4.99. Additionally, the collection will be available on Xbox One, next month.


“We are thrilled to release The Legend of Korra Avatar line for Xbox Live Marketplace,” said Sherice Torres, Senior Vice President of Entertainment Products, Nickelodeon Consumer Products. “These avatars give fans yet another way to interact with one of their favorite properties.”


The Legend of Korra Avatar Line features:

  • Costumes: Korra, Mako and Bolin
  • Props: Air-bending, water-bending, fire-bending and earth-bending
  • Apparel: Women and Men t-shirts, hoodies and baseball caps


About The Legend of Korra

Launched in April 2011, the first season of The Legend of Korra was one of Nickelodeon’s top animated series with tweens 9-14 across all TV and as basic cable’s top kids’ program with total viewers averaging 3.8 million viewers per episode.  The hit series follows the new Avatar named Korra, a 17-year-old headstrong and rebellious girl who continually challenges and bucks tradition on her quest to become a fully realized Avatar in a world where benders are under attack.  The Legend of Korra Book 1 voice cast features Janet Varney (Burning Love) as Korra, David Faustino (Married…with Children) as Mako, P.J. Byrne (Horrible Bosses) as Bolin, J.K. Simmons (The Closer) as Tenzin, Seychelle Gabriel (Falling Skies) as Asami Sato, Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men) as Jinora and Eva Marie Saint (Superman Returns) as Katara.  The series is created and executive produced by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko.  Joaquim Dos Santos serves as co-executive producer. Become a fan of The Legend of Korra on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/legendofkorra.


About Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon, now in its 34th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 18 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com.  Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).  http://www.nickpress.com.  Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).

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