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The Witcher comic

Trailer teases Dark Horse comic for The Witcher


More details at New York Comic Con
Oct 07
New York Comic Con is later this week, and CD Projekt Red has released a teaser trailer announcing it will be there to announce something with Dark Horse Comics. All the company has said is that it's going be for the fantasy... read
Spawn in Soul Calibur HD

Heihachi and Spawn confirmed for Soul Calibur II HD


On both the PS3 and 360 versions
Aug 29
Good news, Soul Calibur fans! It seems as if two parts of the deadly trio that is Heihachi (PS2), Spawn (Xbox) and Link (GameCube) will be headed to Soul Calibur II HD. Specifically, Spawn and Heihachi will be making it to bo... read
Sweet UDON books

SDCC-exclusive UDON books up for pre-order August 1


MM25 will be MINE, I say! MINE!
Jul 31
San Diego Comic-Con came and went, and despite my best efforts to use the Dtoid team to my own ends, I was unable to score the coveted hardcover edition of MM25. Thanks a lot, DALE! But no worries! UDON promised that all its ... read
Doom

Symbiote Studios Doom and Elder Scrolls figures are sweet


Cute and deadly to say the least
Jul 27
Every year there are some pretty awesome exclusive toys and figures to grab at Comic-Con for the would-be collector. With this year's holy grail being none other than the Green and White Ranger's Legacy Power Morpher -- which... read
Combat, balance, characters, and lessons learned
We learned a lot about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 from our time at San Diego Comic-Con last week. We saw a demo showcasing the game's emphasis on exploration and combat, experienced it on PC, and have also delved into the... read feature

Details on ACIV's story and setting
Your journey as an Assassin's Creed player has been a vast and varied one so far. Time travel has taken us through some of the most exciting times in human history. But, at first glance, the setting for the franchise's next s... read feature

Tomb Raider

Upcoming Tomb Raider comic to 'lead directly' into sequel


The story continues next year
Jul 23
Having only recently finished up my first and only Lara Croft adventure outside of Guardian of Light, it was heartbreaking to remember that at 3.4 million copies sold as of March, Tomb Raider didn't live up to publisher Squar... read
A more electronically-tinged soundtrack ahead
In a recent chat with producer Dave Cox at San Diego Comic Con, we learned that composer Oscar Araujo is busily working on the soundtrack, and that it will sound very much different compared to those of Lords of Shadow and Mi... read feature

Saints Row

Enter the Dominatrix to be revived as Saints Row IV DLC


What a weird journey this has been
Jul 22
Previously slated as a standalone expansion for Saints Row: The Third, Enter the Dominatrix has since been incorporated into Saints Row IV, though "very little" of the content made the cut in the merge accordin... read
Lords of Shadow 2

Castlevania's Dave Cox answers our biggest question


We finally have an answer
Jul 21
As mentioned yesterday, we had the chance to sit down with producer Dave Cox regarding the upcoming Lords of Shadow 2, and he was fortunately able to answer our most pressing question: read
New abilities, music, and camera system shown
In an unexpected surprise here at Comic Con, Konami showed off an extensive hands-off gameplay walkthrough detailing more of the game’s systems, music, and environs. The demo took place a brief time after the events see... read feature

DC fans will love this game
I took a break from the crowded show floor of San Diego Comic-Con to relax for a bit with the latest build of 5th Cell's upcoming game, Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure. Scribblenauts has always been one of those games that's easy to pick up but hard to break away from, but the new superhero twist in this latest game gives us even more to get lost in. read feature

Great cosplay at San Diego Comic-Con 2013


Dressed to impress
Jul 21
San Diego Comic-Con never fails to impress when it comes to cosplay. Thursday and Friday were a bit limited when it came to costume variety, but today was a different story. In fact, the only thing stopping nearly endless cos... read
Namco Bandai

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers is coming to North America


Get ready for awesome rock music in November
Jul 20
We recently mentioned that Europe was getting some Saint Seiya love with Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers for the PlayStation 3. As it turns out, Namco Bandai intends to bring the game to North America as a downloadable title on t... read
Dragon Ball Z

Get ready to rumble with Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z


This game is definitely pretty
Jul 20
Namco Bandai announced of Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z a few weeks back at Anime Expo, but here at San Diego Comic Con, we're getting more details.You've heard that the emphasis is on team battles (up to eight players at once, ... read

The party on the pirate ship at San Diego Comic-Con


Assassin's Creed IV
Jul 20
Last night, the Jackdaw from Assassin's Creed IV (or something like it) was docked behind the convention center after San Diego Comic-Con closed. It was lit up, filled with drinks and music, and then boarded by partygoers fr... read
Next Castlevania will have to come from new team
Speaking with producer Dave Cox at San Diego Comic Con about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, we found ourselves surprised by the candid response we received when we asked about the future of the franchise: "I’ve always ... read feature

More details about Pac-Man's latest adventure
We covered the newly-announced Pac-Man game at E3, and while Brett's assessment wasn't positive, I was shocked most by the belch that Pac-Man lets loose at the end of each stage, from which the eyeballs of his consumed ghostl... read feature

Dazzled by virtual pinball: VP Cabs' brilliant table


Uses Zen Studios' Pinball FX
Jul 20
Imagine a pinball machine with no moving parts other than buttons for flippers. Imagine being able to load up any of your favorite tables from memory to play instantly. VP Cabs custom pinball machine lets you do exactly that... read
Headed for the bunker?
Powerstar Golf is a launch title for Xbox One. It's an arcade golf title, but it's no Hot Shots Golf. On the surface it seems like it's par for the arcade-y golf course, but a few issues have it stuck in the sand traps. If yo... read feature

New Assassin's Creed comic focuses on an Indian Assassin


Fighting off the British once more
Jul 19
Assassin's Creed: Brahman is the next graphic novel based on the popular series by Ubisoft. This entry to the Assassin's story takes place in 19th century India and follows Assassin Arbaaz Mir as he fights against British col... read
Dead Space movie

EA pushing forward with Dead Space movie


Dead Space film not dead, written by Street Fighter: Legend of Chun-Li screenwriter
Jul 19
The idea of a Dead Space film has been thrown around for several years now, but news out of Comic-Con suggests EA could be more seriously pushing the property towards becoming a film franchise. Maybe Dead Space 3's "disappoin... read

Soulcalibur 2 HD Online coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3


Heihachi will be playable still
Jul 19
[Update: Online multiplayer has been confirmed, and the online infrastructure will feature brand new netcode overseen by the Project Soul development team.] Namco Bandai revealed Soulcalibur 2 HD Online at their San Diego Co... read
Comic-Con

Microsoft is giving away Xbox Ones at Comic-Con


Head to the Xbox Lounge to enter the drawing
Jul 19
This weekend, San Diego Comic-Con attendees have the opportunity to win an Xbox One. As down as some of us are on the system right now -- it's not exactly inexpensive, you know? -- there's no topping free. If you're in town, ... read
Cha-ching!
Sonic games have to have a casino world, right? We got an early look at a newly revealed world in Sonic Lost World on the Wii U called Frozen Factory here at San Diego Comic-Con. Despite the name, it's a full-blown casino zone. Remember Casino Night from Sonic 2? What a great stage (with great music), right? This one looks to be just as fun. read feature

Castlevania

We played Lords of Shadow 2 on PC, plus new screens


Nine screenshots to sink your fangs into
Jul 19
Have I ever mentioned that I'm really looking forward to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2? It was my personal favorite game at E3 last month, but Konami gave us some hands-on time with the PC version here at San Diego Comi... read
Hands-on with the first 15 minutes
Nintendo has a Gaming Lounge here at San Diego where you can play all of their upcoming games, including upcoming Wii U game The Wonderful 101, but we had the chance to go behind closed doors to see something new. We were able to play The Wonderful 101 from the very beginning, giving us a good luck at the game's opening and first few missions. It's bus-punchingly good. read feature

Final Fantasy

Distant Worlds: Final Fantasy is a whole new concert


New arrangements played at San Diego Comic Con
Jul 19
We've covered the Distant Worlds concert series extensively over the years, but after seeing last night's stop in San Diego for Comic Con, I think it's fair to say that this is an entirely new show with tons of new arrangemen... read

San Diego Comic-Con 2013: Day 1 in photos


What a strange place
Jul 19
I've been covering San Diego Comic-Con for years but I'm still not over how strange a place this is. As you look through our gallery remember that this is technically a slower day. Tomorrow and through the weekend will be muc... read
New game the result of fan demand
[Update: Seven-minute gameplay video added below, showing off Strider's new moves and upgrades like exploding cipher, projectile reflection, and a lot more] Capcom's San Diego Comic-Con announcement turned out to be an hones... read feature

Batman

Copperhead joins the assassins of Batman: Arkham Origins


And some bonus screenshots
Jul 18
WB Games Montréal's big San Diego Comic-Con reveal for Batman: Arkham Origins is the inclusion of Copperhead as yet another would-be assassin out to hunt down the Bat. The skilled contortionist is, in this take on the... read
Firefly Online

Aim to misbehave: Firefly Online announced at Comic-Con


Someone ever tries to kill you, you try to kill 'em right back!
Jul 18
At San Diego Comic-Con, Fox Digital Entertainment has announced Firefly Online, coupling it with the teaser video above. It is being described as a "multi-user, social online roleplaying game," and will be available for Andr... read






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