All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Comic-Con 2013’

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Got The Full Pirate Treatment At Comic-Con

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag is a pirate game. As such, Ubisoft has been marketing the game with a number of promotions that fully take advantage of pirate lore. It even rented a boat and decked it out in pirate garb during Comic-Con. Ubisoft shared a video today showcasing the awesome pirate ship that it had set up during San …

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Katey Sagal Discusses New Season of Sons of Anarchy

With the new season of Sons of Anarchy a little over a month away, it’s time for the marketing push to begin in earnest. This, of course, consists of new trailers, interviews with the show’s stars, and appearances on the convention circuit, among other things. As the push begins with the crew from SAMCRO, creator Kurt Sutter indicates when Season …

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Assassin’s Creed IV’s Exclusive PlayStation Missions Detailed

Last year, Ubisoft released Assassin’s Creed III with an extra hour of missions for PlayStation 3 owners. The content ended up being four missions to stop Major General Benedict Arnold from overthrowing West Point. This year, Ubisoft is once again giving Sony fans exclusive content. A series of missions, again totaling around an hour of gameplay, will be exclusive to …

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Learn More About Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag From Its Comic-Con Panel

After many felt disappointed by Assassin’s Creed III, many gamers are beginning to warm up to the next title in the franchise. It doesn’t hurt that the gameplay shown thus far is leagues above and beyond anything we ever saw in the previous game. Gameplay isn’t everything, of course, and some gamers may be curious in regards to the story …

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The Comic-Con 2013 Cosplay Music Video Shows Off the Best Costumes

Aside from setting the upcoming entertainment schedule for geeks everywhere, Comic-Con has another, perhaps even more famous feature. I am, of course, talking about the amazing cosplay attendees who show up by the truckload. Yes, these appearances have become commonplace, if not mainstream, but the fact is, many of these cosplayers deserved to be recognized for the sheer amount of …

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Telltale Talks The Walking Dead At Comic-Con

The Walking Dead made a huge splash at Comic-Con with the unveiling of the first trailer for the fourth season of the hit TV series. In a separate, but equally exciting event for fans, the team at Telltale Games talked about the second season of the hit game series based on the comic. The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and …

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Norman Chan’s Massive Comic-Con Cosplay Gallery Is Something To Behold

In case you aren’t aware, Norman Chad is a consumer electronic reporter for Tested.com, the site created by Mythbusters hosts, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. Needless to say, Comic-Con 2013 was something the Tested crew was not going to miss, and to help celebrate their stay, Chad decided he would take pictures of the various cosplay characters who appear at …

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Get Your Very Own Fursuit In Saints Row IV

Saints Row is no stranger to the bizarre. The third game in the series still stands tall as the strangest open world game ever made. The fourth game looks to be even stranger with a plot involving aliens, virtual reality and the player becoming president of the U.S. Adding to the strangeness and hilarity is today’s announcement of a new …

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New Walking Dead Trailer Blows Up Around The Web

If the people who run Comic-Con changed its name to something like, “The ‘Trailers for Geeks’ Convention,” they wouldn’t be wrong. The tagline could be “come for the trailers, stay for the panels and the cosplay;” but then again, perhaps too much accuracy isn’t a good thing. What is a good thing, however, is more stuff from The Walking Dead, …

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Villain For The Avengers Sequel Revealed At Comic-Con [Updated]

Although it isn’t scheduled for release until the summer of 2015, details about the sequel to last summer’s billion-dollar smash, The Avengers, have been leaking out. Up until Comic-Con 2013, the majority of the news concerned some new characters that Joss Whedon will be introducing, including Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver. Rumors about an Ant-Man appearance have been heard as well, …

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Ender’s Game Goes Viral At Comic-Con 2013

Orson Scott Card’s signature piece, Ender’s Game, is scheduled to hit the big screen in November, just in time for the holiday season. With Comic-Con 2013 going on this weekend, what better time for a movie targeting the sci-fi crowd to launch their viral marketing push? To kick things off, Summit Entertainment launched a couple of viral videos that serve …

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Comic-Con 2013: Batman and Superman Team Up in 2015

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Warner Bros. has announced that Superman and Batman will be teaming up in a movie in 2015. Of course, the first question on everybody’s mind is: Will Christian Bale be coming back as Batman? And the answer is, not likely. Henry Cavill will be returning as Superman, reprising the “Man of Steel” role from this …

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Batman Superman Movie Slated for 2015

Rev up your best fan squeals and start your fan fictions now, because things are getting ready to heat up in the DC cinematic universe; news broke this morning at San Diego Comic Con that the “Man of Steel” sequel will feature none other than the Dark Knight himself. Director Zack Snyder made a surprise guest appearance at the convention …

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Here’s More Footage of that Giant Mech Stomping Around Comic-Con

Earlier this week, Mythbuster Adam Savage unveiled the best cosplay costume in history. A real nine-foot-tall mech is now roaming San Diego Comic-Con, complete with sound effects. After thoroughly impressing Savage, the mech went on to meet comics legend Stan Lee. The meeting can be seen in the new video below, along with the mech dancing the robot, having an …

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Make Your Own Hero In Scribblenauts Unmasked

DC Comics is putting on quite the show at Comic-Con this year. They’ve been especially busy with video games what with the introduction of Copperhead in Batman: Arkham Origins. A new Batman game isn’t the only DC Comics game on the horizon though. Warner Bros. Games revealed a new trailer today for Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure that shows …

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Comic-Con 2013: New Ender’s Game Teasers With Harrison Ford

Ender’s Game is one of the most-loved science fiction novels of all time. So, when it comes to a movie version, director Gavin Hood and actors such as Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley have a fine line to walk when it comes to pleasing fans. Those fans showed up this week to confront the movie’s cast and crew at the …

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Comic-Con 2013: Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Sequel To Focus On Villains

If you ask me, the best thing to come out of entertainment last year was the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special. The 30 minute episode spoofed its way through some of the greatest (and lesser known) DC Comics heroes and villains. Now Seth Green and team are putting together a sequel. Entertainment Weekly reports that the next special will be …

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Comic-Con: Cumberbatch Explains How Sherlock Survived

Though Sherlock stars Martin Freeman and Benedict Cumberbatch did not make it to the U.S. for San Diego Comic-Con this year, their presence was still highly felt during the Sherlock panel this week. While Sherlock (and Doctor Who) writer Steven Moffat and producers fielded questions from the audience in person, Freeman and Cumberbatch addressed the crowd through video. Freeman’s short …

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Comic-Con 2013: New ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Trailer Teases Electro

No one was particularly calling for last year’s Spider-Man reboot. However, The Amazing Spider-Man came out during a summer packed with movies such as The Avengers and managed to impress both critics and Marvel fans. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone will now have a place at conventions across the U.S. for the rest of their lives. This week, though, the …

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Comic-Con 2013: Adam Savage Reveals Incredible Robot Cosplay

[UPDATE:] See the mech meet Stan Lee and a little girl. It’s no secret that San Diego Comic-Con has become more of a spectacle than a convention, and a major part of that spectacle is some of the best cosplay in the world. As the years go by, both professional and amateurs build larger and more complex costumes in a …

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Sonic Lost World Trailer Highlights New Power Ups

Sonic, unlike Mario, has never really used power ups. It was a more pure platforming experience as a result, but you could argue that it also makes Sonic games less fun. The series did play around with power ups in the Wii-exclusive Sonic Colors, and now Sega is bringing some of those power ups back in its latest game. Sega …

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Comic-Con 2013: New ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ Details Revealed

Though the gameplay in Ryse: Son of Rome failed to greatly impress critics at this year’s E3, there was no disputing that the game’s graphics were next-generation quality. This week at the Ryse panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Microsoft Studios and Crytek finally revealed a bit of the story surrounding the brutal violence seen in previews of the game. In …

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Comic-Con 2013: New ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ Villain Revealed

San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and the movie, video game, and general geek culture announcements are coming fast. At yesterday’s Batman: Arkham Origins panel Warner Bros. revealed yet another of the assassins Batman will be battling in the prequel, due out on October 25 for current-generation consoles and PC. Copperhead will join Deadshot and Deathstroke as one of …

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Comic-Con 2013: Capcom Announces A New Strider Game

Strider and its sequel are some of the most cherished action games of all time. Capcom has kept the fandom alive by including the game’s main protagonist, Hiryu, in its various fighting games over the years, including the recent Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Now Capcom is bringing the franchise back in a big way. At its San Diego Comic-Con panel …

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Namco High Announced At San Diego International Comic Con

Gamers, otaku, nerds, and general fanatics have all gathered in solidarity for the mecca of geekdom that is San Diego Comic Con, which started on Thursday and will continue in to Sunday. Among the panels, musicians, cosplayers, and other attractions that draw in so many fans each year, an interesting proposition has risen from Namco Bandai; the company, in conjunction …

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