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Watch highlights from Uncharted 2 Comic-Con panel

A video posted after the break contains highlights from Naughty Dog’s Comic-Con panel for Uncharted 2. Watch as Nolan North, Emily Rose and Claudia Black discuss their roles in the game. Rose and North also provide amusing stories of being both recognized and dissed at their local GameStop store. Good times.

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  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 - off-screen footage

    A few videos of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 being played at Comic Con after the break. Looks like a snowy shooter, as you’re expect. There’s no date on it yet, according to officialdom, although “early next year” probably isn’t a million miles away. Thanks, NextGamer.

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  • Assassin's Creed 2 Comic-Con panel video is a cool show and tell

    Assassin’s Creed 2 was on hand at Comic-Con, and there is a video posted after the break showing off the developers panel. Courtesy of GamerTrailers, it has gameplay footage, a new form of assassination, and a double assassination. Getting exciting. Game’s out on PC, PS3, and 360 November 17.

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  • Left 4 Dead 2 - four new movies

    A ton of new Left 4 Dead 2 footage came out of Comic Con yesterday, namely three new gameplay videos and a Valve interview. Get it all after the break. The shooter’s out later this year for PC and 360.

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  • EA apologises over "lust" Dante comp

    EA’s apologised over its “Sin to Win” Dante’s Inferno Comic Con competition, saying the contest’s T&C wording had caused “confusion and offense”. The contest asked convention attendees to commit “an act of lust” with an EA booth babe and take a picture for proof. A “Night of Lust” was promised for the winner. While only […]

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  • Army of Two sequel to feature expanded multiplayer

    More dripping from Comic Con over the weekend. Army of Two: The 40th Day creative director Alex Hutchinson confirmed that the game is to feature expanded multiplayer modes over the original at the event, saying it’ll allow more than four players to get busy online. The shooter will feature a “fully client/server” connection, with “many […]

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  • Marvel sackboys coming to LBP

    LittleBigPlanet may get a set of Marvel superhero sackboys, according to Kotaku. Details are a little uncertain from the look of that piece, but three concept renders were shown at Comic Con over the weekend of Iron Man, Wolverine and Captain America in sack-form. No date, or anything. Take a look.

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  • Platinum Games: No DLC for Bayonetta

    Platinum Games revealed during a Comic-Con panel yesterday that the team does not plan on releasing DLC for Bayonetta. Reason being: “The game ships with everything you want,” it was said. This has been hinted at before, but now it appears to be solidified. Via D’toid.

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  • Wesker will not appear in future Resident Evil games, says producer

    During a Capcom panel at Comic-Con, Resident Evil 5 producer Masachika Kawata was asked if Albert Wesker would appear in more Resident Evil games considering Resident Evil 5 left you wondering for some reason. Apparently, the answer is no. “Even if you want Albert Wesker to come back there is no chance of that happening,” […]

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  • Harass booth babes at Comic-Con, win prizes from EA

    Dear Lord. Apparently, EA is taking misogyny to a new level at Comic-Con this year, basically begging people to sexually harass the booth babes. According toArstechnica, if you commit “an act of lust” with an EA booth babe and take a picture, you could win dinner with said babes, as well as Dante’s Inferno prizes, […]

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  • Crackdown 2 wishes you were here

    Ruffian’s released a Crackdown 2 postcard to Comic Con, as seen on IGN. Keep the faith, citizen. Hopefully we’ll see some more on the game soon. We have precisely no idea when, unfortunately.

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  • Dress up, win a Bayonetta 360

    Sega’s giving Comic Con attendees the chance to win a limited edition Bayonetta 360 this week, as you can see on Sega’s blog. It’d be rude not to, frankly. The unit looks awesome. Hit the link for details.

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  • First Avatar trailer on August 21

    James Cameron said at Comic Con yesterday that the first Avatar game trailer will release on August 21. The footage will coincide with a 15-minute movie trailer airing at IMAX “theaters” in the US. Both game and film hit this December, courtesy of Ubisoft. Thanks, CinemaBlend.

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  • RE Darkside Chronicles - new shots, movies

    More Comic Con media for you, this time from Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. It’s all after the break. The Wii shooter’s out this “winter”.

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Comic Con 2009 Latest

  • Watch highlights from Uncharted 2 Comic-Con panel

    A video posted after the break contains highlights from Naughty Dog’s Comic-Con panel for Uncharted 2. Watch as Nolan North, Emily Rose and Claudia Black discuss their roles in the game. Rose and North also provide amusing stories of being both recognized and dissed at their local GameStop store. Good times.

  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 – off-screen footage

    A few videos of Battlefield: Bad Company 2 being played at Comic Con after the break. Looks like a snowy shooter, as you’re expect. There’s no date on it yet, according to officialdom, although “early next year” probably isn’t a million miles away. Thanks, NextGamer.

  • Assassin’s Creed 2 Comic-Con panel video is a cool show and tell

    Assassin’s Creed 2 was on hand at Comic-Con, and there is a video posted after the break showing off the developers panel. Courtesy of GamerTrailers, it has gameplay footage, a new form of assassination, and a double assassination. Getting exciting. Game’s out on PC, PS3, and 360 November 17.

  • Left 4 Dead 2 – four new movies

    A ton of new Left 4 Dead 2 footage came out of Comic Con yesterday, namely three new gameplay videos and a Valve interview. Get it all after the break. The shooter’s out later this year for PC and 360.

  • EA apologises over “lust” Dante comp

    EA’s apologised over its “Sin to Win” Dante’s Inferno Comic Con competition, saying the contest’s T&C wording had caused “confusion and offense”. The contest asked convention attendees to commit “an act of lust” with an EA booth babe and take a picture for proof. A “Night of Lust” was promised for the winner. While only […]

  • Army of Two sequel to feature expanded multiplayer

    More dripping from Comic Con over the weekend. Army of Two: The 40th Day creative director Alex Hutchinson confirmed that the game is to feature expanded multiplayer modes over the original at the event, saying it’ll allow more than four players to get busy online. The shooter will feature a “fully client/server” connection, with “many […]

  • Marvel sackboys coming to LBP

    LittleBigPlanet may get a set of Marvel superhero sackboys, according to Kotaku. Details are a little uncertain from the look of that piece, but three concept renders were shown at Comic Con over the weekend of Iron Man, Wolverine and Captain America in sack-form. No date, or anything. Take a look.

  • Platinum Games: No DLC for Bayonetta

    Platinum Games revealed during a Comic-Con panel yesterday that the team does not plan on releasing DLC for Bayonetta. Reason being: “The game ships with everything you want,” it was said. This has been hinted at before, but now it appears to be solidified. Via D’toid.

  • Wesker will not appear in future Resident Evil games, says producer

    During a Capcom panel at Comic-Con, Resident Evil 5 producer Masachika Kawata was asked if Albert Wesker would appear in more Resident Evil games considering Resident Evil 5 left you wondering for some reason. Apparently, the answer is no. “Even if you want Albert Wesker to come back there is no chance of that happening,” […]

  • Harass booth babes at Comic-Con, win prizes from EA

    Dear Lord. Apparently, EA is taking misogyny to a new level at Comic-Con this year, basically begging people to sexually harass the booth babes. According toArstechnica, if you commit “an act of lust” with an EA booth babe and take a picture, you could win dinner with said babes, as well as Dante’s Inferno prizes, […]

  • Crackdown 2 wishes you were here

    Ruffian’s released a Crackdown 2 postcard to Comic Con, as seen on IGN. Keep the faith, citizen. Hopefully we’ll see some more on the game soon. We have precisely no idea when, unfortunately.

  • Dress up, win a Bayonetta 360

    Sega’s giving Comic Con attendees the chance to win a limited edition Bayonetta 360 this week, as you can see on Sega’s blog. It’d be rude not to, frankly. The unit looks awesome. Hit the link for details.

  • First Avatar trailer on August 21

    James Cameron said at Comic Con yesterday that the first Avatar game trailer will release on August 21. The footage will coincide with a 15-minute movie trailer airing at IMAX “theaters” in the US. Both game and film hit this December, courtesy of Ubisoft. Thanks, CinemaBlend.

  • RE Darkside Chronicles – new shots, movies

    More Comic Con media for you, this time from Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. It’s all after the break. The Wii shooter’s out this “winter”.

  • Halo Legends to be a Spartan affair

    Gamespot’s posted up details from yesterday’s Halo Legends panel at Comic Con, revealing the multi-part anime as a plot centred aroudn the story of multiple Spartans. The lot: Legends will explore the stories of many other Spartan soldiers besides Master Chief, including at least one female Spartan. They haven’t finished casting yet, which is why […]

  • Halo Legends gets first trailer

    It’s after the break. Halo Legends is the anime based on the whopping MS IP announced at Comic Con yesterday. Looks lovely, innit. It’s out next year, with Live previews this autumn. Both digital and disc releases are confirmed at the end of the movie.

  • Behemoth’s Game #3 – five new movies

    Want to watch more on Behemoth’s Game #3? The new multiplayer platform thing shown in earnest for the first time at SDCC yesterday? Then go to Destructoid. Or Offworld. The choice is yours. It’s out next year.

  • Tatsunoko Vs Capcom video, screens, Fight Stick come out of Comic-Con

    A video for Tatsunoko Vs Capcom has been released out of Comic-Con along with some pretty pictures. The Wii game video posted after the break shows Viewtiful Joe fighting it out, and it looks rather decent. Supposedly, it’s out this winter in the US sometime, with the UK date to be announced. Also, Mad Catz […]

  • Naughty Dog shows off Gold Rush for Uncharted 2 at Comic-Con

    Naughty Dog unveiled the co-op gameplay mode called Gold Rush for Uncharted 2 at Comic-Con today. Arne Meyer explains the mode to you via the video after the break. Game’s out October 13 in the US and who knows when in the UK. More through the US PS Blog.

  • Namco announces Comic-Con line-up

    Namco Bandai has listed the games they’ll be showing off at Comic-Con, starting tomorrow. Here’s the lineup: Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3) Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo (Wii) Katamari Forever (PLAYSTATION 3) NARUTO Shippuden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising (PSP) SOULCALIBUR: Broken Destiny (PSP) TEKKEN 6 (Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3) We Cheer 2 […]

  • Castle Crashers coming to PS3

    According to this Gamespot report, Behemoth’s Castle Crashers will be launching on PS3 later this year. The game, a hugely successful Live affair, has been 360-exclusive so far. No date. It’s on show at Comic Con this week. Thanks, 1UP.

  • Lost Planet 2 – Comic Con screens

    Capcom’s put out some new Lost Planet 2 shots in celebration of San Diego Comic Con. They’re after the break. Looks better every time we see it. No fixed date as yet.

  • Cliff Bleszinski looking forward to Gears Universe panel at Comic Con

    Cliff Bleszinki has revealed that there will be a Gears Universe panel at Comic Con later this week and joining him will be executive producer Rod Fergusson, writer Josh Ortega, Josh Morgan (movie script writer) and film director Len Weisman. “It’s gonna be hosted by Adam Sessler from P4,” the artist formerly known as Cliffy […]

  • Capcom releases Comic-Con schedule, looks like fun

    Capcom has released its schedule along with a list of treats it will be providing to attendees at Comic-Con next week. There will be tournaments, the Japanese game developers and loads more. Here’s the list: Games Featured Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth­ (never-before-seen demo) Lost Planet 2 Dark Void Tatsunoko VS Capcom Ultimate All-Stars Marvel […]

  • LucasArts to reveal “exclusive Star Wars announcements” at Comic-Con

    Comic-Con is seriously looking like the place to be next week, what with LucasArts announcing that it will be there showing off loads of stuff along with “several world exclusive announcements at the Star Wars Spectacular keynote on Friday”. Those in attendance can expect: Hands-on time with Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes and […]

  • SEGA to show Bayonetta at Comic-Con with live-action model

    SEGA will be showing off Bayonetta during Comic-Con July 23-26, and producer Yusuke Hashimoto and lead character designer Mari Shimazaki will host a panel titled “The Making of Bayonetta” on July 24. That’s not all, either. A live-action model will be present and to top things off, a Bayonetta coslpay contest will be taking place. […]

  • South Park XBLA game to be revealed at Comic-Con

    During E3 2008, Microsoft revealed a South Park Xbox Live arcade game and neither hide nor hair has been seen from it since. Enter Comic-Con, where the game will be shown by Microsoft along with Alan Wake, Gears of War 2: Dark Corners, Halo 3: ODST, Left 4 Dead 2, Shadow Complex, The Beatles: Rock […]

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

    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 […]

  • Valve to reveal second campaign for L4D2 at Comic-Con

    Valve has sent us over a lovely email announcing that Left 4 Dead 2 will be shown and playable during Comic-Con in San Diego. Not only that, but attendees will get a chance to see Swamp Fever first-hand when it is unveiled. Along with this second of five campaigns being revealed, Valve is also planning […]

  • Uncharted 2, Ratchet & Clank appearing at Comic Con

    Sony’s confirmed its wares for the San Diego Comic Con later this month, and it consists of panel discussions on Uncharted 2 and Ratchet & Clank. There’s a community event on the latter, as well. Full details on Kotaku. Comic Con runs from July 23-26.