Comic-Con is pretty serious business. If you’re getting your news from us, you probably agree. Apparently, Capcom does too. This year, Capcom is throwing out a huge line-up of some pretty killer events and panels for all you attending.
STREET FIGHTER 25th Anniversary Celebration – It turns out that this year, the world’s greatest fighting game franchise turns 25 years old! This event will give attendees the chance to find out about the worldwide Street Fighter 25th Anniversary plans which include the ultimate Street Fighter tournament series, the feature packed Collector’s Set, and more. Everyone present will get the chance to experience the exclusive features in the PS Vita and iOS versions of Street Fighter X Tekken, while a few lucky fans will be selected to take part in the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Trivia Contest hosted by Tomoaki Ayano (Street Fighter X Tekken Producer for PS Vita) and Yoshinori Ono (Street Fighter Series Executive Producer) with a chance to win awesome prizes, or just embarrass themselves in front of their friends. Thursday July 12 6:00 – 7:00pm Room 6BCF
The Fear and Horror of RESIDENT EVIL 6! – In case you haven’t heard, Resident Evil 6 hits shelves this October. Here, you can get a behind the scenes look of the most ambitious Capcom title to date from the dev team members Hiroyuki Kobayashi – Executive Producer and Yoshiaki Hirabayashi – Producer, plus Miguel Corti – Localization Director. Make sure to arrive early and receive access to exclusive information, live gameplay demos, a trailer premiere and some surprises! Q&A session to follow. Friday July 13 6:00 – 7:00pm Room 25ABC
Westward bound. Capcom takes the Lost Planet and Devil May Cry franchises in exciting new directions by partnering with Western Development Partners. – Lost Planet 3 releases early next year boasting a riveting new story that delves even deeper into the Lost Planet world. In addition, attendees are welcome to join Capcom producer Andrew Szymanski and a member of the development team from Spark Unlimited and “Go Beyond Survival!” DmC Devil May Cry Producer Motohide Eshiro and North American Producer Alex Jones along with series’ director Hideaki Itsuno bring you the one of the greatest action games of this generation. The game has in store for you January 15, 2013. Saturday July 14 12:30 – 1:30 in Room 24ABC
The World of CAPCOM! – Moderator Francis Mao (CAPCOM) leads a panel of Capcom’s producers and product managers to share trailers and sneak peeks of all the hot, new upcoming Capcom games featuring Resident Evil 6, DmC Devil May Cry, Lost Planet 3, Street Fighter X Tekken (PS Vita). This is basically a summary of every major title Capcom is working on releasing in the foreseeable future. Won’t want to miss this, especially since it’s followed by a Q&A session where you can get some of your burning inquires answerd. Saturday July 14 4:00 – 5:00pm Room 25ABC
In addition, Capcom has given us some insight as to what type of action we should be expecting at their booth this year.
- Playable demos include: DmC Devil May Cry, Lost Planet 3, Okami HD, Resident Evil 6, Street Fighter X Tekken(PS Vita) and more.
- Capcom producers and artists will be hosting signing sessions at various times during the show.
- The Capcom store will offer special merchandise and limited edition items.
- There will also be additional special promotions, photo ops, and giveaways, so attendees are encouraged to visit the booth often.