Comic-Con will be a major place for gamers July 23-26

Saturday, 11 July 2009 22:25 GMT By Stephany Nunneley


Gaming will have a major presence at Comic-Con in San Diego July 23 – 26.

Here is just some of what to expect should you be attending:

  • A panel on DC Universe Online with Jim Lee and Marv Wolfman
  • The Saboteur: Rethinking the WWII Gaming Genre woth Pandemic Studios’ lead designer Tom French and art director Chris Hunt
  • Batman: Arkham Asylum (with voice actors Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy)
  • Gears of War: The Gears Alliance – Cliff Bleszinski and Gears of War movie scriptwriter Chris Morgan,
  • Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 – Stan Lee, game voice-over actors Armin Shimmerman and Fred Tatasciore
    Top Cow: Comics & Multimedia- Marc Silvestri discussing the Darkness film and new game
  • The State of MMOs: A Discussion with the Developers – Join Craig Alexander (Turbine), John Smedley (Sony Online Entertainment), Bob Ferrari (Sanrio Digital), and Dave Brevik (Gazillion)
  • World of Warcraft: Epic Loot moderated by Cory Jones
  • Dante’s Inferno— Jonathan Knight (executive producer, EA), regarding the adaptation of this literary classic into pop culture
  • Assassin’s Creed II: Video Games and Hollywood Converge— Yannis Mallat (CEO, Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Capcom 2009 Lineup— featuring Jun Takeuchi (Lost Planet 2), Morgan Gray (Dark Void), Daryl Allison (Spyborgs), Motohide Eshiro (Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth), and Masachika Kawata (Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles) and moderated by Capcom-Unity’s Seth Killian.
  • The Halo Franchise: What’s Next— Frank O’Connor (franchise development director for Halo)
  • Writing for the Computer Gaming Industry—  Chris Avellone (Knights of the Old Republic, Neverwinter Nights II), Anne Toole (The Witcher), Wynne McLaughlin (Star Wars: The Old Republic, Command & Conquer: Renegade), Haris Orkin (Call of Juarez 2: Bound In Blood), and John Zuur Platten (F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin, Ghostbusters)
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves: The First Active Cinematic Videogame with Naughty Dog

There’s just soooo much!

Check it all out on the official website.