Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Comic-Con

New Street Fighter x Tekken characters, screenshots revealed

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The Comic-Con announcements continue with Capcom revealing four new fighters for their upcoming crossover Street Fighter x Tekken. Joining the cast are Street Fighter’s Dhalsim, Steve, and Poison (also of Final Fight fame) as well as Tekken’s Yoshimitsu.

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Rayman Origins ventures to Comic-Con, scores new screenshots

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Rayman Origins is currently making the rounds at Comic-Con, and to make sure everyone is suitably excited about Michel Ancel’s return to platform gaming, Ubisoft has released some new screenshots. Origins, set to ship this holiday for the 360, PS3, and Wii, will feature four-player co-op sidescrolling action and reveal more about Rayman’s past.

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Just Dance 3 – new tracks, modes announced at Comic-Con

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Ubisoft showed off Just Dance 3 at Comic-Con today, debuting new tracks and the new Kinect-supported modes Just Create and Four Player Mode. Attendees itching to cut a rug can try the game for themselves at Ubisoft’s booth, #4245, between 9 a.m – 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

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The Darkness II pushed back to 2012

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It looks as though Jackie Estacado’s adventures won’t be continuing as soon as we thought. 2K Games has announced that The Darkness II has been pushed back from October 4 to February 7. The first-person shooter is currently in development at Digital Extremes, who are no doubt refining the many ways in which sentient demon arms can gut a man, and will pick up some time after the original, with Jackie now the head of a crime family.

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Activision announces Edge of Time and Destiny voice-over cast, discussion panel, and more for Comic-Con 2011

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Activision is kicking off their Comic-Con 2011 festivities with several announcements, including the voice-over cast of their upcoming Spider-Man and X-Men titles and info on a panel featuring the man himself, Stan Lee.

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Square Enix announces Comic-Con 2011 demos, panels, and more

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Square Enix will be doing their part to get attendees gaming at this year’s Comic-Con. Alongside Final Fantasy XIII-2 at booth 3829 will be previews and playable demos of Deep Silver’s zombie survival-horror title Dead Island, Eidos-Montreal’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and Ankama’s Wakfu. In addition, there will also be one-hour panels for both Deus Ex and Dead Island as well as the debut of Dissidia and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Play Arts -Kai- figurines. More info on the panels is available below.

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Sega announces Comic-Con 2011 pop-up arcade of playable demos

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Last bit of Comic-Con news for the week, and this time it’s from Sega. Attendees looking to game it up should check out the company’s “pop-up arcade,” which will feature playable demos of Captain America: Super Soldier, House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut, Guardian Heroes, Rise of Nightmares, Renegade Ops, Shinobi, Sonic Generations, and a new, unannounced game.

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The Darkness spreads at Comic-Con with discussion panel and playable demo of The Darkness II

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Fans of Top Cow’s The Darkness who are heading to Comic-Con next week will want to stop by the company’s booth, #2629, for info on a discussion panel and chance to try 2K Game and Digital Extremes’ upcoming The Darkness II.

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Tor announces Comic-Con 2011 signings, chats, contests, and more

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Tor, publisher of many a fine sci-fi titles and game novelizations, is ramping up for a double whammy: Comic-Con and their monthly #Torchat. The company’s booth, #2707, will host signings, giveaways, and a live #Torchat on Thursday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thirteen authors will be on hand for signings, including Vernor Vinge, Brandon Sanderson, George R.R. Martin, and Bill Willingham. Four members of the Tor Brigade will also be around for the chat and festivities: Theresa DeLucci, Laura Fitzgerald, Patty Garcia, and Justin Golenbock.

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Ubisoft to bring Rabbids, Rayman, and more to Comic-Con 2011

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The Comic-Con train roars along today with Ubisoft’s announced plans to regale attendees with their wares. Gamers will be able to check out the first public demos of Just Dance 3, Rabbids: Alive & Kicking, and Rayman Origins. The company will also be holding a panel discussion based around the Assassin’s Creed franchise, which will include writers from the upcoming game Revelations and animated film Embers.

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