As if having over 100 characters wasn't enough, it was revealed yesterday in a Metro News article
that the LEGO Marvel Super Heroes game will now sport about 150 characters. Unfortunately it is unknown if any of DLC characters make up part of that 150 number or if it is in addition to that. They also have a brief interview with game director Arthur Parsons where he describes some of the game mechanics of fighting between the normal minifigures and the big figs such as Hulk and Juggernaut. Here is a brief list of confirmed characters so far:
Abomination, Acolytes, Archangel, Arnim Zola, Beast, Black Widow, Blob, Captain America, Captain Britain, Colossus, Cyclops, Daredevil, Deadpool, Destroyer, Doctor Doom, Doctor Octopus, Doctor Strange, Elektra, Extremis Soldier, Frost Giant, Galactus, Gambit, Ghost Rider, Green Goblin, Ultimate Green Goblin, Hawkeye, Classic Hawkeye, Heimdall, H.E.R.B.I.E., Howard the Duck, The Hulk, Bruce Banner, Human Torch, HYDRA Agent, Iceman, Invisible Woman, Iron Man Mark I Armour, Iron Man Mark VI Armour, Iron Man Hulkbuster Armour, Tony Stark, J. Jonah Jameson, Jean Grey, Phoenix, Juggernaut, Kingpin, Leader, Lizard, Curt Connors, Loki, Magneto, Malekith the Accursed, Maria Hill, Mr Fantastic, Ms Marvel, Mysterio, Mystique, Nick Fury, Phil Coulson, Professor Xavier, The Punisher, Red Hulk, General Thunderbolt Ross, Rhino, Rocket Raccoon, Roxxon Guard, Sabretooth, Sandman, Sentinel, Silver Surfer, Silver Samurai, Spider-Man, Spider-Woman, Squirrel Girl, Stan Lee, Storm, Super-Skrull, The Thing, Thor, Venom, Viper, Vulture, War Machine, and Wolverine
The game is scheduled to come out October 22. Pre-order your copy from Walmart (or other vendors if you're not in the US) to get Iron Patriot. Handy links on the right over there.