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A comprehensive look back at San Diego Comic-Con

5:40 PM on 07.26.2010 // Jordan Devore

Dale North was on assignment at this year's San Diego Comic-Con as our one-man army, while the rest of us were able to bring you coverage from the comfort of our homes. Major props to him for surviving the trip relatively unscathed.

It's easy to forget how much of an impact videogames have on the convention. Whether meaningfully related to comics -- or in many cases, totally not at all -- games had a big presence at the show, and we were able to talk about them. A lot. Here are the highlights:

SDCC: Two Street Fighter/Tekken Crossover games announced
SDCC: Hands-on with Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
SDCC: First look at James Bond 007: Blood Stone
SDCC: 'Hardcore violent' Suicide Squad game in the works
SDCC: Neil Patrick Harris is Activision's 'Amazing' Spider-Man
SDCC: Inafune teases big Mega Man announcement
SDCC: Halo: Reach themed Xbox 360 Slim announced
SDCC: Don't hate: Hard Corps Uprising is great
Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Online Edition announced
SDCC: Hot and not-so-hot cosplay

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