Saturday, July 14, 2012
07/14/2012 - Comic-Con Game Video Blow-Out!!
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Comic-Con 2012 Game Video Blow-Out!!Comic-Con International has quickly become one of the most
important events in the gaming calendar. This year several big game companies were on hand to show some of their
hardware and software. We have uploaded dozens of new videos to our youtube account, all of them direct from Comic-Con 2012!
Click the link and get caught up with all the latest gaming videos.
Watch The Videos
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Friday, July 13, 2012
07/13/2012 - US Amry Launches America's Army Comics App
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U.S. Army Launches America's Army Comics App for iPad and Android TabletRedstone Arsenal, Alabama, JULY 13 2012 -- The U.S. Army announced today that it has launched America’s
Army Comics, a free iPad and Android tablet app for viewing issues of the America’s Army comic series.
The app, which can be downloaded from iTunes (http://bit.ly/NkcahT) and from Google Play (http://bit.ly/ScK4FS), explores the storyline behind America’s Army.
Created by the same team that produces the highly successful America’s Army PC games, America’s
Army Comics offers a groundbreaking digital comic reading experience highlighted by revolutionary animated panels, authentic
sound effects and bold musical scores. Exclusive to the app is a feature for learning more about the U.S. Army by browsing
through the interactive Intel section that showcases characters, state-of-the-art gear, technology, weapons, aircraft and
Offering an extremely authentic Army experience, the series is created jointly with U.S. Army Soldiers who
check every aspect from the storyline plot points down to the most minute details of a Soldier’s equipment. Focusing
on Soldiers’ missions, personal stories, tactics, values and jobs (or Military Occupational Specialties), the series
also features high-tech hardware and weapons platforms and the vast network of support on which Soldiers rely.
episodic and interactive comic book app comes preloaded with the premiere issue of the series, “Knowledge Is Power.”
The series follows the epic saga of courageous U.S. Soldiers deployed to the war torn region of Czervenia, which serves as
the main battlegrounds in the America’s Army Games.
The America's Army comic series is
produced by Michael Barnett and written by M. Zachary Sherman (Radical Studio’s Shrapnel). It features
the artistic talents of Michael Penick (BOOM! Studios’ Insurection), Matt Hebb (Arcana’s Harry Walton,
Henchman for Hire), and series regular Scott Brooks (Moonstone’s The Phantom) as well as coloring by Jim
Brown (IDW’s G.I. Joe and Transformers), with lettering by Marshall Dillon (Dynamite Entertainment’s
America's Army, the official game of the U.S. Army, delivers
an authentic and entertaining Army experience by reflecting the training, technology, skills, and career advancement of a
United States Army Soldier. The game has become an online phenomenon, ranking among the most popular PC action games played
online. America's Army games are rated T for Teen and can be downloaded free from Steam (www.americasarmy.com/steam).
The Army launched America's Army in July of 2002, America’s Army: Special Forces in 2003, and America’s
Army 3 in June 2009 with updated maps and missions released as recently as June 2012. In keeping with the dynamic
nature of Soldiering, the America's Army game will continue to expand and allow players to explore the Army of today,
tomorrow and the future. America's Army is produced by the Army Game Studio, part of the AMRDEC Software Engineering
Directorate at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville Alabama. Managed by Program Director Frank Blackwell, the Army Game Studio
houses the development and management staff for the America's Army online PC game as well as numerous Military and
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Thursday, July 12, 2012
07/12/2012 - Activision / Blizzard at Comic-Con
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To Showcase Blockbuster Slate Of Fan-Favorite Video Games At San Diego Comic-Con 2012
Showgoers Will Get Their First Multiplayer Hands-On Opportunity
with the Highly Anticipated TRANSFORMERS™: FALL OF CYBERTRON, Celebrate Spidey's Latest Movie Launch with Hands-On Time
with The Amazing Spider-Man™, Plus a Surprise Game Reveal During the Marvel Games Panel, Exclusive Game Demos at the
Activision Booth, and Much, MUCH More...
MONICA, Calif., July 11, 2012 - Gaming, comics, sci-fi, cos-play, and fans from all walks of life the world
over will experience a colossal interactive entertainment lineup from Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary
of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), at San Diego Comic-Con International 2012. Headquartered
at booth #5344 in the San Diego Convention Center, Activision is celebrating the theatrical release of the blockbuster
hit The Amazing Spider-Man, allowing fans to go beyond the movie and find out what happens next in The
Amazing Spider-Man™ video game, plus showcasing some of the most anticipated fan-favorite games in
the industry, including TRANSFORMERS™: FALL OF CYBERTRON, 007™ Legends ,
the all-new The Walking Dead™ video game based on the hit AMC television series,
along with a world premiere reveal of a brand new Super Hero video game during the Marvel Games panel on Saturday, July
"We know how passionate our fans are, and San Diego
Comic-Con is always a great opportunity for us to showcase our latest video games," said David Oxford, Executive
Vice President, Activision Publishing. "These are big, iconic franchises and this is our chance to give back
and let the hardest-of-the-hardcore play and experience our video games in a unique and fun setting before they hit stores."
Activision's Full San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Booth Activities Include:
- First time multiplayer hands-on with TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON
- First time hands-on with the TRANSFORMERS
PRIME Wii game.
- Find out what happens in
The Amazing Spider-Man video game, which serves as an epilogue story to the just released
blockbuster hit movie.
- Live stage demos of TRANSFORMERS:
FALL OF CYBERTRON single player campaign and presentations of the recently-revealed Moonraker and
On Her Majesty's Secret Service movie missions from 007 Legends.
- Exclusive screenings of all-new 007 Legends and
The Walking Dead video game trailers.
- Limited edition San Diego Comic-Con fan giveaways.
Panels and Autograph/Photo Opportunities:
- PANEL: TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON Video Game Talent
TRANSFORMERS voice talent and game experts at developer High Moon Studios will come together in one
epic panel to discuss their roles in the upcoming Activision video game, TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON. The
panel will feature Peter Cullen, voice of OPTIMUS PRIME, Gregg Berger,
voice of GRIMLOCK, Nolan North, voice of CLIFFJUMPER, Matt Tieger, High Moon
Studios Game Director, and Dave Cravens, High Moon Studios Senior Creative Director. The panel will give everyone
an inside look into bringing our favorite characters to life in the making of the video game, as well as answers to the questions
you have been dying to know.
July 14, 10:00 AM-10:50 AM
- PANEL: An ALL-NEW GAME ANNOUNCEMENT at the Marvel Video Games Panel
The Marvel Video Games panel will include an announcement from Activision and High Moon Studios that is sure to
be a hit! Q&A will follow.
Saturday, July 14, 1:45 PM-2:25 PM
- Autograph signings for TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON
- Peter Cullen, voice of OPTIMUS PRIME / Gregg Berger, voice of GRIMLOCK / Nolan North, voice of
BRUTICUS, CLIFFJUMPER, BRAWL
July 14, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Activision booth #5344
- Autograph signings for The Amazing Spider-Man video game
- Bruce Campbell, voice of the Extreme Reporter
Saturday, July 14, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Activision booth #5344
TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON allows players to experience the darkest hours of
the war between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS as they vie for control of their dying home world. Fans will fight through
both sides of the TRANSFORMERS' most epic battles that culminate in their legendary exodus from CYBERTRON. (Launching August
21, 2012; developed by High Moon Studios for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft
and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and by Mercenary Technology for Windows PC; rated "T" for Teen
on all platforms by the ESRB.)
Amazing Spider-Man video game allows fans to go beyond Sony Picture Entertainment's Columbia Pictures feature
film and find out what happens next, with the game's story serving as an epilogue story to the newly released blockbuster
film, and gameplay that brings Spider-Man's free-roaming, web-slinging action back to New York City. Players take on
the role of a young Peter Parker discovering his new Spider-Man powers and added Super Hero responsibilities, using
the game's innovative Web Rush mechanic to swing freely around Manhattan, combat a variety of criminal activities
and take on classic Marvel Super Villains, such as Rhino, Iguana, Felicia Hardy and more. (Available in stores now;
developed by Beenox for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 system, Wii™
system, and Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system, with a Windows PC version slated for release on August 10; developed
by Other Ocean for the Nintendo DS™ hand-held system; rated "T" for Teen on Xbox 360, PlayStation
3 system, Wii and Nintendo 3DS, and "E10+" on Nintendo DS by the ESRB.)
007 Legends celebrates the Bond franchise's 50th anniversary as the latest instalment
in the video game series allows gamers to relive a selection of James Bond's iconic and intense undercover missions from the
popular films. A first-of-its-kind Bond video game, 007 Legends features an original,
overarching storyline tying together five classic Bond movie-inspired missions, plus a sixth mission based on this year's
highly-anticipated movie — SKYFALL — which will be available post launch as downloadable content, to offer the
most diverse Bond gaming experience yet! (Launching October 16, 2012; developed by Eurocom for the Xbox 360® video
game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 system and Windows PC; not yet rated by the ESRB.)
The Walking Dead video game is a do-whatever-you-need-to-survive
first-person action game based on AMC's Emmy Award-winning TV series, and will allow players to assume the role of the mysterious,
crossbow-wielding survivor Daryl Dixon, alongside his overbearing brother Merle, on their haunting, unforgiving quest
to get to the supposed safety of Atlanta. Think you're tough enough to survive a horde of undead walkers? (Launching
2013; developed by Terminal Reality for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation
3 system and Windows PC; not yet rated by the ESRB.)
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
07/11/2012 - Capcom Reveals Okami HD for PS3 @ Comic-Con
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Reveals Okami HD (PS3) @ Comic-Con
Genre: Action Adventure
Platform: PlayStation Network (PlayStation Move
# of Players: 1
Release Date: Fall 2012
Rating: Rating Pending
Initially released to critical and consumer acclaim on the PlayStation®2 system
and hailed as one of the most beautiful games ever created, this new high definition version of Okami is even more breathtaking
Players take on the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess, who inhabits the
form of a legendary wolf after Orochi, a tyrannical monster, turns the world into a ruined wasteland. She must use her magical
abilities and arsenal of items, attacks, and Celestial Brush to restore the land to its previous glory full of life and color.
Along the way, Amaterasu will be called upon to help a cast of quirky and intriguing characters and defeat a bevy of brutal
enemies to rid the land of Orochi’s curse. Okami HD will be available this Fall for $19.99.
- RENOWNED ART STYLE RESTORED IN
GORGEOUS 1080P: Experience the magic of the awe-inspiring Sumi-e ink art style with beautiful 1080p HD graphics fully
integrated throughout the game.
- BRUSH WITH GREATNESS: For a
more immersive experience, players can take advantage of the PlayStation Move motion controller and naturally make brush strokes
with the Celestial Brush to defeat enemies, solve puzzles and control the world around them. Okami HD will also support regular
PS3 controllers for those who wish to re-live the original PS2 experience.
TO THE PS3 TROPHY SHELF: A full suite of trophies will be available for players to challenge themselves in new ways;
including a platinum trophy.
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07/11/2012 2k Games Teams Up With Kona'S Korner @ SDCC 2012
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2K Games & Kona's Korner Productions Team Up To Take SDCC Into
The UnknownChicago, IL - July 11, 2012
- San Diego continues to stay classy as they get ready for the barrage of comic book fans and video game enthusiasts
soon to be storming the "Ever Vigilant" city. The San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) may be a few weeks away, but the hype
and excitement is already here. The sold out event is scheduled for July 12 through the 15, but if you were unable to secure
a ticket, all is not lost. If you can manage to get to a computer with an Internet connection then you will be able to watch
and participate in one of the biggest comic book conventions of the year.
Greg from 2K Games and
E3 fan favorite Sasha will be hosting the San Diego Comic Con in front of a LIVE Internet audience. Kona's Korner Productions,
in association with 2K Games, is proud to present an event so huge, it's known internationally as kind of a big deal.
It's so big in fact, even San Diego Channel 4's dream team couldn't
handle an event like this. 2K Greg and Sasha are prepared to bring you the latest news, interviews, and video game coverage.
With a keen insight on the event, the masses will get to enjoy all that San Diego Comic Con 2012 has to offer through 2K Games'
Twitch TV channel. Speaking of video games, make sure you keep an eye out on the stream, as there will be LIVE video coverage
of XCOM: Enemy Unknown from the Hard Rock Hotel.
With San Diego Comic Con 2012 just around the
corner, even if you didn't manage to secure a pass to this massive affair, you can still stay updated. So mark your calendars
for the second week in July as Greg and Sasha plan to bring the SDCC showroom floor straight to you in the comfort of your
Helpful Links: XCOM: Enemy Unknown | 2K Games | Twitch.tv/2K | San Diego Comic Con | Kona's Korner Productions
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Wednesday, July 11, 2012
07/11/2012 - Square-Enix Announces Comi-Con Lineup
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Announces Comic-Con 2012 lineup
HEROES OF RUIN™ – Available on July 17, HEROES OF RUIN challenges players to carve their own
adventure as a Gunslinger, Alchitect, Vindicator or Savage. Pushing social and online interaction to the forefront of gameplay
through innovative use of the Nintendo 3DS™ system, players can trade rare and powerful items through an in-game shop
which has an inventory updated through creative use of StreetPass™.
• KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] – Celebrating the franchise's 10th anniversary,
KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] features a spectacular story that promises to be a fun backdrop to the colorful cast
of Disney characters making their 3D debut on a handheld title. In addition to brand new worlds, KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream
Drop Distance] will also feature never before seen gameplay elements and will be available on July 31.
• Sleeping Dogs™ – Sleeping Dogs catapults players
into the role of undercover cop Wei Shen, tasked with taking down one of the world's most fearsome criminal organizations
from the inside – the Hong Kong Triads. As players explore the bustling and crowded Hong Kong island, through its neon-lit
side streets and sprawling street markets, an incredible story unfolds of loyalty and betrayal, where Wei begins to question
his own motives as he is sucked in deeper than he could ever imagine.
• HITMAN®: ABSOLUTION™ – HITMAN: ABSOLUTION follows Agent 47, a cold-blooded
assassin, who takes on his most dangerous contract to date. Betrayed by those he once trusted — and now hunted by the
police — he suddenly finds himself at the center of a dark conspiracy and must embark on a personal journey through
a corrupt and twisted world.
• TOMB RAIDER
– Armed with only the raw instincts and physical ability to push beyond the limits of human endurance, TOMB RAIDER delivers
an intense and gritty story into the origins of Lara Croft and her ascent from a frightened young woman to a hardened survivor.
In an exclusive partnership with the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment
system from Microsoft, Square Enix is a joint sponsor of The Nerd Machine's Nerd HQ with TOMB RAIDER as the main event. TOMB
RAIDER will be playable on more than 20 Xbox 360 units and will sponsor The Nerd Machine party on Friday, July 13.
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
Block No 16 Union and Spirits
344 7th Ave
Thursday, July 12 9 a.m. – 12 a.m.; Friday, July 13 9 a.m. –
Saturday, July 14 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, July 15 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
San Diego Comic-Con attendees can play the Square Enix lineup at multiple locations including:
Square Enix Booth:
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, KINGDOM HEARTS 3D
[Dream Drop Distance], Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
San Diego Convention Center, Booth 3829
KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] and HEROES OF RUIN
& Marina – San Diego Ballroom
333 W. Harbor Drive
Thursday, July 12 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Friday,
July 13 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.;
Saturday, July 14 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, July 15 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB
Thursday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Lou and Mickey's
224 Fifth Avenue
San Diego Convention Center,
Xbox Lounge at the Hard Rock Hotel:
ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
Thursday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hard Rock Hotel – Legends
207 5th Ave
In addition to getting the first chance
to go hands-on with these blockbuster titles, Comic-Con attendees will have the opportunity to gain greater insight into the
world of TOMB RAIDER through two dedicated panels:
Nerd HQ: Block No 16 Union and Spirits, 344 7th Avenue – Saturday, July 14 at 12 p.m. –
Zachary Levi (star of Chuck and Tangled and a long-time gamer) will host a special TOMB RAIDER panel at Nerd Machine's
San Diego Comic-Con headquarters, featuring Karl Stewart (TOMB RAIDER global brand director), John Stafford (narrative designer),
Camilla Luddington (voice of Lara Croft) and the lead writer. All attendees will receive a TOMB RAIDER lithograph that can
be signed after the panel.
REIMAGINING A GAMING ICON,
San Diego Convention Center, Room 5AB – Saturday, July 14 at 6 p.m. – 7p.m.
Stewart (TOMB RAIDER global brand director), Noah Hughes (creative director), John Stafford (narrative designer) and Camilla
Luddington (voice of Lara Croft) discuss the journey of reimagining one of the most iconic franchises in video game history,
TOMB RAIDER, through story, performance and a lot of planning! As a world exclusive for the Comic-Con panel the team will
also be joined by the lead writer responsible for crafting the story over the last two years. Join the team for this Q&A
session moderated by Geoff Keighley (host, Spike TV). All attendees will receive a TOMB RAIDER lithograph that can be signed
after the panel.
Along with the panels, Square Enix fans will
have several opportunities to take home fun and unique items during the show. With contests, interactive activities and more,
Comic-Con attendees will have multiple chances to win amazing prizes and collect Comic-Con only Square Enix merchandise.
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION PHOTO SNIPING CONTEST:
Upload your best
photo sniping image to be entered for a chance to win a custom HITMAN: ABSOLUTION PlayStation®3 computer entertainment
system. Runners up will receive miniature figures of Agent 47 and HITMAN themed ties and tie clips. Participants can upload
their photo entries at hitman.com/photosnipe or by the photo sniping app on the HITMAN Facebook page.
TOMB RAIDER THEMED XBOX 360 SWEEPSTAKES:
A special edition TOMB RAIDER themed Xbox 360 will
be given out once a day at each of these locations: the Square Enix booth (3829), Nerd Machine HQ (344 7th Avenue) and at
the GameSpot Gameroom area at Lou and Mickey's restaurant (224 Fifth Avenue). Winners will be chosen each day of the show.
Additional prizes will be given away daily Thursday through Saturday during the GameSpot Live Prize-Pow-Looza daily drawings
at Lou and Mickey's.
TOMB RAIDER Cosplay Event:
all cosplayers! Plan on dressing as gaming's leading lady at Comic-Con? Meet up with other Lara Croft look-alikes in front
of Lou and Mickey's restaurant (224 Fifth Avenue) Sunday at 1 p.m. for an exclusive prize and photo opportunities. All Lara
iterations are welcome at the event.
Sleeping Dogs GIVEAWAYS:
The Sleeping Dogs team will be handing out exclusive Sleeping Dogs posters featuring Tyler Stout artwork and foam
versions of the cleaver used in the game. Stop by the Square Enix booth to receive yours.
SQUARE ENIX MEMBERS PASSPORT PROGRAM:
Visit booth 3829 to get your Square Enix Members Passport
card. Participants will receive a stamp for every title they play at the booth. Once the passport is complete, participants
can turn in to receive a set of pins featuring custom logos from Square Enix titles and a special lanyard.
The Square Enix booth will also feature the release of the limited edition Comic-Con
exclusive BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM™ PLAY ARTS -KAI- figurines. These limited edition figurines will be priced at $59.99
and will be available on July 12. The BATMAN [BLACK & WHITE EDITION] and the JOKER [BLACK & WHITE EDITION] are currently
available for pre-order while supplies last.
Finally the SQUARE
ENIX MANGA STORE, the official online portal for more than 170 volumes of manga will be featured at the booth with
popular titles FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST® and SOUL EATER available for purchase. Manga artist's autographs and artwork will
be on display along with a special exhibit of two manga titles, SOUL EATER NOT! and BLACK BUTLER. SOUL EATER NOT!, is a manga
series released simultaneously in Japan and North America in conjunction with Yen Press and BLACK BUTLER is a popular manga
series that has become an anime series in Japan.
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07/10/2012 - Ubisoft Announces Comic-Con 2012 Lineup
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Announces Comic-Con 2012 Lineup
SAN FRANCISCO — JULY 10, 2012 — Today, Ubisoft® announced
its staggering Comic-Con International: San Diego lineup, which includes a diverse sampling of titles, like Assassin's Creed®
III, The Expendables 2 Videogame, Just Dance® 4 and Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth. In addition to hands-on time with
some of the most widely anticipated titles, fans will also have access to several panels featuring Ubisoft titles over the
course of the convention.
Fans will be able
to check out Assassin's Creed III, the only title available at Ubisoft's booth (#5345), from July 12–15 in the Exhibition
hall of the San Diego Convention Center. Fans who pre-order Assassin's Creed III will receive an exclusive Assassin's Creed
Recently announced The Expendables 2
Videogame will be playable at the Lions Gate (#4035) and PlayStation® (#4237) booths. The Expendables 2 Videogame expands
upon the universe featured in the action star–studded movies, where fans will have the opportunity to play as their
favorite mercenaries – Barney Ross, Gunner Jensen, Hale Caesar and Yin Yang.
Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth will be showcased at the Marvel booth (#2329). Fans will
have the opportunity to unleash their inner superhero as they play as one of the 20 iconic Marvel superheroes and villains
featured in the game, including The Hulk, Thor, Venom and Magneto.
Just Dance 4 will be in the Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the Marriott Hotel, located directly across from the Convention Center,
from July 12–14.
Attendees will not only have hands-on time with some of Ubisoft's
most anticipated upcoming releases, but they will also be able to learn more about two
Ubisoft titles that will
be featured at exclusive panels:
Creed III will feature a live stage demo on Thursday, July 12, from 3:30-4:30 pm in Room 6BCF on the Upper Level. Creative
Director Alex Hutchinson will present a live demo, as well as a detailed exploration of the Assassin's Creed III Steelbook™,
which was hand-drawn by respected comic book artist Alex Ross. Andrea Rene of Machinima will moderate.
• Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth will be featured in the
"Marvel Video Games" panel, which will be held in Room 6A from 1:45 – 2:45 pm on Saturday, July 14. Producer
Pierre Leroux and Director Dan Vargas will unveil the brand new Comic-Con trailer and present gameplay from Marvel Avengers
Battle For Earth. Fans will also be able to ask questions and discover more in-depth information about the upcoming release
of Ubisoft's Marvel Avengers video game.
updates and behind-the-scenes photos from San Diego Comic-Con throughout the duration of the event, please visit Ubisoft's
Facebook page (facebook.com/ubisoft) or follow Ubisoft's Twitter account (twitter.com/Ubisoft).
Submitted By: E. Thomas
Monday, July 9, 2012
07/09/2013 - Nintendo Announces Comic-Con Line Up
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COMIC-CON 2012 LINEUP, INCLUDING NINTENDO 3DS XLJuly
9, 2012 - At this year's Comic-Con International 2012
event taking place July 12-15 at the San Diego Convention Center, members of the general public will enjoy an early chance
to get their hands on Nintendo 3DS XL, a new version of the Nintendo 3DS system with 90 percent larger screens that launches
In addition to Nintendo's booth at the show (#5135), multiple activities will take place at a special
Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis & Marina at 333 W. Harbor Drive, adjacent to
the San Diego Convention Center. A Comic-Con badge is not required to gain entry to the Nintendo Gaming Lounge.
that are scheduled to be playable at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge include:
Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo 3DS XL
• New Super Mario Bros. 2
• Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon
• Kid Icarus: Uprising
• Mario Kart 7
• Super Mario 3D Land
• Castlevania: Lords of Shadow –
Mirror of Fate (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.)
• HEROES OF RUIN (Square Enix)
HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] (Square Enix)
• LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros. Interactive
Nintendo DS family
• Pokémon Conquest
• Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition
• Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)
information about Comic-Con can be found at http://www.comic-con.org.
For more information about Nintendo, visit http://www.nintendo.com.
Submitted By: E. Thomas