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Saturday, July 14, 2012

07/14/2012 - Comic-Con Game Video Blow-Out!!
Comic-Con 2012 Game Video Blow-Out!!

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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
U.S. Army Launches America's Army Comics App for iPad and Android Tablet

Redstone 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 more.

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.

This 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 Voltron). 


About America’s Army

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 Government applications.

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Thursday, July 12, 2012

07/12/2012 - Activision / Blizzard at Comic-Con
Activision Publishing 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...

SANTA 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 14th.

"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  video game.
  • 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
    Legendary  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.

Saturday, July 14, 10:00 AM-10:50 AM
Room 7AB

  • 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
Room 6A

  • 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

Saturday, 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

Title Information:

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.)

The 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
Capcom Reveals Okami HD (PS3) @ Comic-Con

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Genre: Action Adventure
Platform: PlayStation Network (PlayStation Move Compatible)
# of Players: 1
Release Date: Fall 2012
Rating: Rating Pending
Developer: Capcom

GAMEPLAY OVERVIEW

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 than before.

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.

FEATURES

  • 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.

  • ADD 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.

http://www.capcom-unity.com/go/event/comiccon

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07/11/2012 2k Games Teams Up With Kona'S Korner @ SDCC 2012
2K Games & Kona's Korner Productions Team Up To Take SDCC Into The Unknown

Chicago, 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 own home.

Helpful Links: XCOM: Enemy Unknown | 2K Games | Twitch.tv/2K | San Diego Comic Con | Kona's Korner Productions

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07/11/2012 - Square-Enix Announces Comi-Con Lineup

Square-Enix 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.

NERD HQ:
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. – 5 p.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

Nintendo Lounge:
KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] and HEROES OF RUIN
Mariott Marquis & 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.

GameSpot Gameroom:
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
Thursday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Lou and Mickey's
224 Fifth Avenue

SPIKE Booth:
TOMB RAIDER
San Diego Convention Center, Booth 3729

Xbox Lounge at the Hard Rock Hotel:
HITMAN: ABSOLUTION, Sleeping Dogs, TOMB RAIDER
Thursday – Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hard Rock Hotel – Legends Room
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:

TOMB RAIDER:
Nerd HQ: Block No 16 Union and Spirits, 344 7th Avenue – Saturday, July 14 at 12 p.m. – 2 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, LARA CROFT:
San Diego Convention Center, Room 5AB – Saturday, July 14 at 6 p.m. – 7p.m.
Karl 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:
Calling 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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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

07/10/2012 - Ubisoft Announces Comic-Con 2012 Lineup

Ubisoft 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 III T-shirt.

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.

Additionally, 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.

Panels:

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:

• Assassin's 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.

For exclusive 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).

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Monday, July 9, 2012

07/09/2013 - Nintendo Announces Comic-Con Line Up
NINTENDO REVEALS COMIC-CON 2012 LINEUP, INCLUDING NINTENDO 3DS XL

July 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 Aug. 19.

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.

Games 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)
KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] (Square Enix)
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Nintendo DS family
Pokémon Conquest

Wii
Kirby's Dream Collection: Special Edition
Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft)

Additional information about Comic-Con can be found at
http://www.comic-con.org.

For more information about Nintendo, visit
http://www.nintendo.com.

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