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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

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
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
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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
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
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
[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

Awesome Plants vs. Zombies 18" Munny auction for charity


Child's Play to benefit from these cool pieces
Jul 18
PopCap and EA had many of these really funky 18-inch Mega Munny custom pieces on display at their booth here at San Diego Comic-Con today. Many folks from the game development community took one of Kidrobot's big-headed blank... read

UDON brings a Mega load of new books to SDCC


Mega Man 25th anniversary and more
Jul 18
The blue beauty pictured above? That's the Comic-Con exclusive blue laser foil hardcover edition of MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works. This thing is heavy, packed with over 400 pages of content -- everyt... read

Lots of next-gen games are playable at Comic-Con


PS4 and Xbox One ready for play
Jul 18
We've just finished fighting the crowds of San Diego Comic-Con's preview night to get a lay of the land for this long weekend we have coming up. We noticed that the convention has decided to move the videogame booths to the o... read

The impressive cosplay of London Comic-Con 2013


There's even celebrities!
Jul 18
San Diego Comic-Con is happening this week! So to celebrate here's a montage of cosplayers and even celebrities rocking it at London Comic-Con. Okay, I would have posted this regardless of SDCC happening right now. Expect way more cosplay goodness as the week goes by. [Via The Awesomer] read

At least Square Enix is honest about Colonial Marines


See that disclaimer? That's how you do it!
Jul 17
According to our friends at Tomopop, Square Enix is working on Aliens: Colonial Marines action figures. Now, while it might be surprising that the critically mauled game is getting toys (of the Spitter and Lurker aliens), the... read
Music

Watch Video Games Live on Twitch this weekend


Music from Dota 2, Destiny, Final Fantasy, Castlevania, and more
Jul 15
For all of the positive buzz I've heard surrounding Video Games Live, I have yet to see the concert. About as good of an opportunity as we're going to get has presented itself: the latest show will be streamable for free via ... read

Nintendo to bring many new games to San Diego Comic-Con


Get a The Wonderful 101 mask
Jul 15
It sounds like Nintendo is ready for this week's San Diego Comic-Con. They've packed up all of their new games to be playable on the show floor. Attendees will be able to get hands on Super Mario 3D World, Pikmin 3 ... read
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Get your hands on PlayStation 4 at San Diego Comic-Con


Three games are playable
Jul 12
Attendees of San Diego Comic-Con can be among the first to get hands-on time with PlayStation 4 by playing Octodad, Knack, or DriveClub at the event. Other games on display at Comic-Con include Spelunky and Tearaway for PlayS... read
Sega at SDCC

Play Sonic Lost World at San Diego Comic-Con


Plus Total War: Rome II, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse, and Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F
Jul 11
Sega is returning to San Diego Comic-Con once again with their pop-up arcade to be located just across the halls of the giant nerd convention. Fans will be able to roll up to the arcade and get hands-on with Sonic: Lost World... read
MM25 art book

SDCC-exclusive Mega Man 25 art book looks sexy


Check out that hundred-dollar sheen
Jul 10
San Diego Comic-Con kicks off next week, and UDON will be there with a mountain of convention-exclusive tomes. Being the guy I am, I only have eyes for MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works, the 432-page fol... read

Here is your SDCC videogame panel schedule


Matt and Trey Parker hosting South Park: Stick of Truth panel!
Jul 09
Whoa. I do not remember San Diego Comic-Con being so packed with videogame panels when I went in 2012. There's a crazy amount of panels happening this year, and a lot of it is dominated by Xbox One, Ubisoft, and of course, Ca... read

Assassin's Creed IV pirate ship to dock at SDCC


Shiver me timbers and shave my face
Jul 02
Are you going to be at San Diego Comic-con, landlubbers? Well, you should strap on your best peg leg and come aboard the Jackdaw ship. Ubisoft has brought the key ship of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag to life for next month'... read
UDON at SDCC

UDON to sell SDCC-only Street Fighter, Mega Man books


Exclusive Brutal Legend and World of Warcraft volumes will be available as well
Jun 24
As it does every year, comic and videogame art book publisher UDON Entertainment will be attending San Diego Comic-Con with a bunch of event-exclusive goodies in tow. Technically, all these books will be available elsewhere i... read
Jason Voorhees

New Jason Voorhees figurine based on his NES sprite


Well... never saw THAT one coming!
May 13
The National Entertainment Collectibles Association, a.k.a. NECA, has just revealed a new San Diego Comic-Con-exclusive figurine of Friday the 13th's Jason Voorhees. Now, why would I be talking about film merch on a videogame... read






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