Capcom's celebration of 25 years of Street Fighter along with demos of their upcoming releases will highlight their presence at this week's convention.
Besides coming loaded for bear with a bunch of things to sell you this week (expensive, sometimes exclusive things), Capcom will also be talking about some of their games. Most notably, you fight fans out there better hit the Thursday Street Fighter 25th Anniversary panel. This one is in room 6BCF, and if my sleep-deprived memory serves, while it has a decent amount of space, expect it to get packed pretty quickly nonetheless.
Beyond the Street Fighter love, Lost Planet 3, DmC, and Resident Evil 6 will get shown off if you haven't had a chance to see them in action in person. Now's your chance to ask the devs whatever questions you might have about each release (personally, I'm going to go off-topic and demand that we see an all-Wesker game by 2015).
You can check out the full lineup of panels below:
Thursday July 12
<> STREET FIGHTER 25th Anniversary Celebration – It's hard to believe that the world's greatest fighting game franchise is 25 years old! 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. Experience the exclusive features in the PS Vita and iOS versions of Street Fighter X Tekken and battle on the go! 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) and Yoshinori Ono (Street Fighter Series Executive Producer) to win awesome prizes or face incredible shame before all of Street Fighter fandom! Plus, some surprises! Room 6BCF>>
Friday July 13
<The Fear and Horror of RESIDENT EVIL 6! – The latest installation of the blockbuster Resident Evil video game franchise arrives this October! Get a behind the scenes look of the most ambitious CAPCOM title to date from producers 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. Room 25ABC>>
Saturday July 14
<<12:30-1:30 CAPCOM's Lost Planet 3 & DmC – Devil May Cry: 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 with a gripping new storyline that provides fans with untold truths from previous Lost Planet games. Set in the frozen tundra of E.D.N. III, the game takes the franchise back to its roots, making gamers rethink everything they thought they knew about it. Come join Capcom producer Andrew Szymanski, and a member of the development team from Spark Unlimited and “Go Beyond Survival!” PLUS! DmC Devil May Cry Producer Motohide Eshiro and North American Producer Alex Jones along with series’ director Hideaki Itsuno bring you the ultimate stylish action game. Detailing Dante’s early years and set against a contemporary backdrop, DmC Devil May Cry retains the stylish action, fluid combat and self-assured protagonist that have defined the iconic series. Come and witness Dante chain together combo after combo with panache as he dispatches the demonic spawn back to hell. See what the game has in store for you January 15, 2013. It’s time to “Face Your Demons”. Room 24ABC>>
<<4:00-5:00 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, Lost Planet 3, Street Fighter X Tekken (PS Vita) and more! Plus, a few surprises! Followed by a Q&A session. Room 25ABC>>
San Diego Comic-Con will run from Thursday, July 12th through Sunday, July 15th.
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