Capcom releases Comic-Con schedule, looks like fun

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 17 July 2009 22:40 GMT

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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 vs. Capcom 2
  • Resident Evil: The Dark Side Chronicles
  • Fate/Unlimited Codes

Panels

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.

Booth Info

  • Find Capcom in Hall G in booth # 5113, Wednesday, July 22 – Sunday, July 26
  • The 400 sq. ft. boxing ring is back featuring our hottest fighting titles of 2009/2010, all available for hands-on demos: Tatsunoko VS Capcom Ultimate All-Stars, Fate/Unlimited Codes and Marvel VS Capcom 2 . Expect heart-pounding tournaments for Tatsunoko VS Capcom Ultimate All-Stars and Marvel VS Capcom 2
  • First appearance of the North American Ace Attorney Investigations : Miles Edgeworth­ demo
  • Download up to 8 free Monster Hunter Freedom Unite quests
  • Hourly signings by our Capcom producers from Japan, Udon artists, and other special guests including Bear McCreary- the hottest sci-fi composer around with both the Dark Void soundtrack and BattleStar Galactica soundtracks under his belt!
  • Tchotch galore – Monster Hunter Freedom Unite t-shirts, Tatsunoko VS Capcom Ultimate All-Stars fighter towels, Spyborgs comics, Dark Void photo area & figurines, Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth DS tins & towels, Lost Planet 2 plushies and zombie-hot Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles T-shirts

Store

  • Street Fighter IV Mad Catz Fight Stick Tournament Edition – exclusive design just for Comic-Con
  • Street Fighter IV Mad Catz Fight Pad – exclusive design just for Comic-Con
  • Devil May Cry 4 Nero’s Red Queen Sword – Heavy and very cool. We have 10 total; 5 with the standard blade and 5 with a weathered blade. The weathered blade is exclusive to Comic-Con. They have red leather-wrapped handles and tons of detail.
  • Dark Void “Will” statue – this incredibly detailed statue featuring Will from our upcoming Dark Void game, lights up with integrated lighting effects with the flick of a switch (batteries not included). He also comes in a mini version without the glowing goodness.
  • SF20: The Art Of Street Fighter – what would Comic-Con be if we didn’t offer a new art book. Udon does us proud once again with amazing new hardcover. This oversized 320 page art book showcases artwork from the original Street Fighter game up through Street Fighter IV and all vs. crossovers. Includes artwork from legendary artists Akiman, CRMK Kinu Nishimura, Shinkiro, Ikeno, Edayan and more!

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