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Microsoft releases Xbox 360 Comic Con schedule

Thursday, 28th June 2012 17:56 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Microsoft has posted its Comic Con schedule. The event takes place in San Diego, California July 12 – 15. Get the schedule below.

Xbox 360 Comic Con 2012 Schedule

Show Hours:

  • Preview: Wednesday, July 11, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 12, – Saturday, July 14: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 15: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The full list of Xbox 360 Comic-Con International 2011 activities include:

Early hands-on with Halo 4 and a chance to win special prizes at the booth and meet “the creative visionaries behind Halo 4 and Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn.”

Xbox Lounge at the Hard Rock Hotel
Legends Room – Hard Rock Hotel

207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Thursday, July 12 – Sunday, July 15, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Get an early taste of the upcoming Xbox 360 and  Xbox Live Arcade titles and hands-on with: Forza Horizon, Fable: The Journey,Dance Central 3,Assassin’s Creed III, Resident Evil 6, Borderlands 2, Hitman: Absolution, Sleeping Dogs, Deadlight, Wreckateer, and more.

Xbox 360 at NERD HQ
Block No 16 Union and Spirits

344 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Thursday, July 12 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Friday, July 13 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.;
Saturday, July 14, 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, July 15, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Xbox 360 and Zac Levi’s Nerd Machine will offer a four-day offsite exhibit showing technology, gaming and entertainment such as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, a brand-new map from Gears of War: Judgment, Hitman: Absolution,” and more playable titles.

Xbox Panels:

The Fiction of “Halo 4” - Room 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center - Thursday, July 12, 4:45pm – 5:45pm

“Halo 4” heralds the return of one of gaming’s most iconic heroes, the Master Chief, in a new, epic sci-fi saga. Expanding and enriching the narrative, 343 Industries, with very special guests, will share how the development of stories across the Greg Bear Forerunner saga, the Karen Traviss Kilo-Five trilogy, “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn,” “Halo 4” Campaign and “Halo Infinity Multiplayer” have become connective tissue for “Halo 4.” Don’t miss the exciting premiere of the “Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn” trailer as well as Q&A with our special guests! Panelists: Brian Reed, Franchise Writer, Armando Troisi, Narrative Director, 343 Industries, and “Forward Unto Dawn’s” director, cinematic director and writers (to be announced). Moderated by: Frank O’Connor, Franchise Development Director, 343 Industries.

“Gears of War”: Past, Present & Future - Room 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center - Friday, July 13, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

G4 TV Host Morgan Webb, will serve as moderator as legendary video game developer Epic Games comes together to discuss the past, present and future of the “Gears of War” franchise. The creative and technical minds behind one of the most successful game franchises in history will be on hand to share experiences with attendees. Panelists include: Epic Games’ Design Director Cliff Bleszinski and Director of Production Rod Fergusson, writers Tom Bissell and Rob Auten, and the voice of Baird, Fred Tatasciore. This panel will feature an extended Q&A session.

“Halo 4”: A New Campaign and “Halo Infinity Multiplayer” - Room 6DE, San Diego Convention Center - Saturday, July 14, 3:15pm – 4:15pm

“Halo 4” marks the beginning of a new saga in the blockbuster franchise that has shaped entertainment history and defined a generation of gamers. Developed by 343 Industries, get a glimpse at how they have taken “Halo 4” in new directions, introducing an ancient threat and the Master Chief’s greatest challenge, as well as an innovative and fresh new take on multiplayer in War Games and Spartan Ops. Panelists: Kiki Wolfkill, Executive Producer, Josh Holmes, Creative Director and Frank O’Connor, Franchise Development Director and others to be announce soon.

Thanks, Major Nelson.

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2 Comments

  1. xino

    everytime I see spelling mistakes or lack of video/picture in an article, I will always know it’s you.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Gheritt White

    So MS are attending SDCC but not Gamescom?!? I don’t know why I’m surprised, but it doesn’t make me any less dismayed. This *isn’t* how you go about securing Europe ahead of the start of the next gen.

    #2 2 years ago

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