New York Comic Con is fast approaching, as gamer’s all over America ready themselves for a weekend they’ll never forget, the companies behind it all are readying their booths and game stands. Square Enix are one of the first to announce their full slate of games available to play at the event.
- FINAL FANTASY® XIII-2: Serah and Noel are desperately searching for Lightning in the next installment from Square Enix’s all-star production team. FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 will be available on January 31, 2012.
- WAKFU®: Discover the vibrant world of WAKFU, the turn-based, tactical MMORPG from Ankama. Featuring an amazing anime art style, players can choose from 14 distinct character classes and engage in questing, combat and crafting. Jump into a dynamic and bustling economy, explore the rich environments and even run for office! WAKFU will be available in early 2012.
- HEROES OF RUIN™: This action-adventure using the StreetPass™ and SpotPass™ functionality for Nintendo 3DS™ features a band of unlikely heroes brought together to form a fearsome alliance. HEROES OF RUIN will be available in Spring 2012.
- DEAD ISLAND™: In Deep Silver’s best-selling action title, the lush island paradise of Banoi truly is a holiday destination with everything — including a lethal zombie outbreak. DEAD ISLAND is available now.
- DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION™: New York Comic Con attendees are invited to experience the upcoming downloadable content of one of the most critically acclaimed, best-selling games of the year. During lead character Adam Jensen’s quest for the truth in DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION, he mysteriously vanishes for three days. Where was he? What did he find out? “The Missing Link” DLC reveals it all. DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION is available now and “The Missing Link” DLC will be released later this month.
On top of the stellar line up of games, Square Enix invite you to attend their Friday panel entitled “East Meets West: Art Direction for a Worldwide Audience”. This takes place Friday Oct.14 from 10:45 am to 11:45 am. This is an exclusive panel presenting the finished and concept are for Final Fantasy XIII-2 and will include an in-depth discussion between the art director of Final Fantasy XIII-2 and the art director from Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
So far NYCC is shaping up to be a fantastic event this year, there’s still many more announcements to be made but Square Enix have definitely set a high standard. NYCC takes place on the 13-16th of October in New York’s Javits centre.