Category Archives: Comic Con 2009
Thu, Jul 23, 2009 | 12:34 BST
Thu, Jul 23, 2009 | 11:43 BST
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.
Mon, Jul 20, 2009 | 09:58 BST
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 B tells Major Nelson. “We’re just gonna hang out, shoot the shit about about the franchise, and talk about the future.
“There’s a couple of titbits about the movie and future plans for everything. That’s gonna be fun, that’s gonna be big and exciting,” he said.
We’ll bring you all the news as it happens, innit.
Fri, Jul 17, 2009 | 22:59 BST
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:
- Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth (never-before-seen demo)
- Lost Planet 2
- Dark Void
- Tatsunoko VS Capcom Ultimate All-Stars
- Marvel vs. Capcom 2
- Resident Evil: The Dark Side Chronicles
- Fate/Unlimited Codes
Capcom will be hosting four panels throughout the event, complete with full Q&A sessions:
- THURSDAY, JULY 23 – 3:15–4:15 CAPCOM 2009 Lineup – Join Capcom’s premiere producers as they present sneak peeks at the most anticipated games of the year 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). Moderated by Capcom-Unity.com’s Seth Killian, see exclusive gameplay footage and behind-the-scenes making-of features followed by a Q&A session! Room 6BCF
- FRIDAY, JULY 24 – 2:30–3:30 CAPCOM Fighting Games – Capcom fighting fans unite as our game producters present first looks at the hottest new fighting games for the year featuring Rey Jiminez and John Diamonon ( Marvel vs. Capcom 2), Kazuhiro Tsuchiya ( Fate/Unlimited Codes), and Ryota Niitsuma ( Tatsunoko vs. Capcom). Moderated by Capcom-Unity.com’s and SFII Champion, Seth Killian, see exclusive gameplay footage and behind-the-scenes making-of features. Plus, we’ll pull a couple fans onstage for an impromptu Marvel vs. Capcom 2 tournament to show off your mad skillz and earn big Capcom prizes! All followed by a Q&A session! Room 5AB
- FRIDAY, JULY 24 – 5:00-6:00 LOST PLANET 2 – Capcom presents an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at one of the most anticipated games for the PS3 and Xbox 360 featuring premiere producer, Jun Takeuchi direct from Capcom Japan, joined by Frank Filice and Shawn Baxter of Capcom. Moderated by Capcom’s Francis Mao, see exclusive gameplay footage and making-of features. Plus, we’ll pull a couple fans onstage for an impromptu Akrid hunting session to win some exclusive Capcom prizes! All followed by a Q&A session! Room 2
- SATURDAY, JULY 25 – 10:00-11:00 How to Get a Job in the Video Game Industry – Capcom presents a comprehensive panel of video game industry insiders who will share their story of how they got into the business, what types of career opportunities are available, and most importantly – provide tips and leads to the audience for their own entry into the industry. Featuring Cliff Bleszinski, Lyle Hall, Mona Hamilton, Francis Mao, Ruben Langdon, Karen Dyer and Shana Bryant. Moderated by Christian Svensson. Includes an indepth Q&A session Room 2
Booth information and what’s in the Capcom Store can be found through the break.
Thu, Jul 16, 2009 | 17:45 BST
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 LEGO Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues, an Old Republic mini-comic and The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition signings, trailer showings, and The Old Republic Panel.
We will be covering this from our comfy desk chairs at home, damn it, so be sure check in with us while it’s on-going.
Full thing through the jump.
Thu, Jul 16, 2009 | 16:50 BST
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.
Should be interesting to see those pictures.
Full details are in the press release after the break.
Wed, Jul 15, 2009 | 15:08 BST
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 Band and a new trailer for Splinter Cell: Conviction.
The reveal for all will take place July 23.
Sat, Jul 11, 2009 | 22:25 BST
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.
Fri, Jul 10, 2009 | 22:35 BST
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 to unveil a few more of the 20-plus new items included in the game.
Game’s out in November for Xbox 360 and PC.
Tue, Jul 07, 2009 | 07:30 BST
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.