Mega man 41inches tall pre-order from BBTS

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Mega Man, also called Rockman, joins Sentinel’s 4INCH-NEL figure lineup! He’s insanely posable, about 4″ (10cm tall), and he comes with two sets of hands (one pair fisted and one pair with fingers outspread), interchangeable facial expressions, the Mega Buster, and a stand with a posable arm for airborne action! 

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Includes:
-Mega Man figure
-Optional hand part (left, right)
-Mega buster
-Expression part
-Base
Product Number: SNT10120 
Shipping Weight: 0.70 pounds

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Megaman X8 Review

As challenging as it is dated, Megaman X8 is an old-school style action game that will please longtime fans of the series but may leave some newer gamers frustrated and wondering what all the hype is about.
  

Capcom is known for having created many classic video game franchises over the years, but none quite equal the sheer size and scope of their Mega Man games. The popular action-gaming franchise debuted in 1987, and over the past 20 years, there have more than 50 different titles bearing the hero’s name, including a handful of spinoffs that have gone on to spawn subseries in their own right. The first of these was the Megaman X series, a futuristic spin on the series which made its Japanese debut in 1993. The most recent release in this spinoff series, Megaman X8, came out for the Sony PlayStation 2 in 2004, and while some things have changed, this is one game that is clearly worthy of its predecessors in just about every possible way.Gameplay

If you’re a fan of previous Mega Man titles, you know what to expect out of Megaman X8 in terms of gameplay. This is a side-scrolling adventure game that features plenty of running, jumping, dodging and shooting action, and as always, this is a challenging game. It may not be as brutally hard as the old-school 8-bit Mega Man games, and it does feature three selectable difficulty levels as well as customizable controls. Even so, this is one title that will put most gamers to the test and will pose a serious challenge to casual players even on easy.

   
 

The game features three main characters, each with different abilities. There’s Mega Man, known as X in the game, who uses a charge shot, as well as Axl, who can fire his weapon in a 360 degree arc and glide in the air for a short period of time, and Zero, who uses a sword for melee based attacks and can double-jump. Following an introductory level in which you control all three at various times, you need to select two characters for each mission. Over the course of the game, they will gain new abilities, and you can also purchase upgrades for them back at their headquarters as well. Furthermore, they can also utilize a powerful double attack move, and each level features multiple routes and another series staple, fun and challenging boss battles.

Story

The Megaman X series as a whole takes place in the 22nd century, as humans and robots named “Reploids” live in peaceful co-existence. Well, for the most part, as every once in a while these Reploids turn rogue and are then branded as Mavericks. X, Axl and Zero are part of a group known as the Maverick Hunters, who work to quell Reploid rebellions and keep the peace. At the start of X8, we learn that people are working to build an elevator into space as part of the “Jakob Project” which is being led by a series of new-type Reploids.

All is well until X and his team come across an old nemesis, a former hunter named Vile who betrayed them earlier in the Megaman X timeline. Vile, as it turns out, has kidnapped Lumine, the Reploid in charge of the Jakob Project, and has vowed that “A new world will be born!” It is up to the Maverick Hunters to find out exactly what Vile is up to and put a stop to it, but as is usually the case in video games, things are not always as cut and dry as they may seem. As the plot progresses, there will be plenty of twists and perhaps some more familiar faces making their returns. The story is mildly interesting, and does a good job of tying the action together, but unless you’re at least somewhat familiar with the previous games in this series, you might feel a little lost at the ballpark.

  
Graphics and Sound

Considering this game is now more than four years old, I’m going to cut it a little slack, but the graphics and sound quality isn’t all that great, to be honest. You probably won’t notice much in the heat of battle, but the character designs, while large, lack detail. The environments aren’t all that bad, and both the anime cutscenes and the character portraits that appear during conversation are fairly well drawn. The voice acting seems fairly lifeless on the whole, and the music reeks of 1980s stadium rock. All in all, it’s no better than average.

  
In terms of overall quality, Megaman X8 just barely eeks out a Five-Star ranking from me. Despite what I said about cutting the game slack due to its age, the fact is that this is a very old looking game in terms of presentation. On top of that, it will likely be too hard for many gamers out there, even considering the fact that there are multiple difficulty levels to choose from. That said, if you’re the type of gamer who thrives on challenge, and you enjoy a good old-school style run-and-gun type of action game, this is definitely right up your alley. It is definitely a worthy successor to the Mega Man name, and is worth at least a rental if you still have an Playstation 2.

final rating: 4/5 stars

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Retro Video Game Review: Megaman X2

  

As the first game was a success, Capcom decided to release a sequel to Mega Man X. Similar to the previous game, Mega Man X2 for the SNES plays similar to the classic Mega Man games but with new features added. This time, the game has even more new features to make it more interesting and also uses more the power of the 16-bit console.

  
The game resumes the story from the last one. Some time after the events of the first game, the Maverick Hunters recieve a threat from a group called the X Hunters. These mavericks claim that they have the body parts of Zero and challenge X to defeat them in order to recover them. At the same time, a maverick outbreak is happening again. So, as X, it’s your job to once again stop this threat from causing destruction around the world.

  
The game plays and feels pretty much the same as Mega Man X. All the controls feel pretty tight and responsive. The default buttong placements are the same and the button customization is back too. The only difference this time, though, is that you’ll start with the dash right from the start.

  
The game again places you on an opening stage that’s designed to get you into the action while at the same time teaching you the basics of how the game is played. After this, you’ll meet the classic stage select screen with the eight regular stages and their respective bosses to defeat.

A cool thing of the game is that sometime during the progress of the game, the X-Hunters will decide to challenge you to battle if you want to recover the body parts of Zero. These will be optional extra boss battles that you can choose to tackle or not and will make an important difference later in the game.

  
The heart and sub tanks also return once more as hidden secrets that you can get. They work exactly the same as before and also are quite useful in your journey. Besides that, the four armor upgrades are also back and this time give you different useful upgrades, like an air-dash.

Another new thing in the game is that this time you can also ride a bike in certain levels. The bike’s control is really basic and provides a good variety to the usual gameplay of the game. The Ride Armor is also back and better as it now has the ability to hover.

Graphically, the game looks good and sharp. The sprites and backgrounds are well made so you can notice details easily. This time, though, Capcom has also used their own chip inside the game to make the game look even better, with certain bosses that are actually made in wireframe 3D and don’t clash with rest of the game’s graphics.

The music of the game is excellent. One or two tracks may not be that good, but the soundtrack will definitely stay in your head. All the music matches the appropiate situation and sets you in the mood for the action of the stages. The sound effects work really well too.

With Mega Man X2, Capcom has made a succesful sequel to the original Mega Man X. The game is highly recommended for everyone and a must have for both Mega Man fans and action game fans.

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HAVE YOUR LOVE OF CAPCOM’S FIGHTING GAMES IMMORTALIZED IN CAPCOM FIGHTING TRIBUTE!

HAVE YOUR LOVE OF CAPCOM’S FIGHTING GAMES IMMORTALIZED IN CAPCOM FIGHTING TRIBUTE!

UDON Entertainment announces Capcom Fighting Tribute art initiative

Toronto, ON – December 17, 2014 – Fans of Capcom’s many timeless fighting game series have already proven they are some of the most creative and talented fans around with the incredible art they submitted for UDON Entertainment’s Street Fighter Tribute and Darkstalkers Tribute art collective projects. Now they have the chance to show the world their passion and raw talent once again, as UDON today announces the latest entry in their line of tribute art books – CAPCOM FIGHTING TRIBUTE!

UDON is calling on professional and fan artists around the world to knock our socks off with your best artistic tributes to the iconic characters of beloved Capcom fighting and beat ‘em up series like Street Fighter™, Final Fight™, Power Stone™, Captain Commando, Star Gladiator, and Battle Circuit – and for you hardcore fans who really know your lore, original Capcom characters like Ruby Heart and Amingo are also fair game!

The full list of franchises eligible for inclusion in Capcom Fighting Tribute includes Street Fighter™, Darkstalkers™, Rival Schools™, Red Earth™, Star Gladiator, Power Stone™, Cyberbots, Capcom Fighting Evolution™, Puzzle Fighter™, Pocket Fighter™, Final Fight™, Battle Circuit, Captain Commando, Armored Warriors, Knights of the Round, The King of Dragons, Avengers (Hissatsu no Buraiken), and Capcom original characters Ruby Heart, Son-Son, and Amingo!

The best and most unique pieces of art UDON receives will be included in Capcom Fighting Tribute, which will debut with a gorgeous, exclusive 300-page hardcover edition at San Diego Comic-Con 2015!

“The 1990s were a Golden Age that saw the release of many peerless fighting games, and some of the best Capcom artwork also comes from that special time,” said Matt Moylan, UDON’s Managing Editor. “Capcom Fighting Tribute will be an exhaustive homage to the great games and amazing artwork of that era, and with so many featured properties, we expect this to be our biggest and most diverse Tribute project yet!”

In the spirit of covering such a diverse range of Capcom characters and series, UDON is looking for just as wide a variety in art submissions. Group shots, single-character images, and crossovers between available properties are just a few of the kinds of tribute art UDON is excited to receive from professionals and fans!

Show off your artistic skills and love of Capcom’s fighting and beat ‘em up games by having your art immortalized in Capcom Fighting Tribute! This also serves as a perfect second chance for anyone who missed the deadlines for Street Fighter Tribute and Darkstalkers Tribute submissions. Capcom and UDON are excited to showcase your work alongside that of the industry’s top artists!

For full Capcom Fighting Tribute submission details, head to:
http://www.CapcomFightingTribute.com

All submissions must be received on or after December 17, 2014 and no later than January 31, 2015 to be considered eligible for inclusion in Capcom Fighting Tribute.

ABOUT UDON ENTERTAINMENT
UDON Entertainment is a publisher of original and translated art books, graphic novels, and manga. UDON’s best-known projects are those based on popular video game franchises, including Street Fighter®, Okami®, Mega Man®, Dark Souls, Bayonetta, Valkyria Chronicles, and more. For more information, visit www.UDONentertainment.com.

ABOUT CAPCOM
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices.  Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan.  More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.

Capcom, the Capcom logo, Rival Schools, Power Stone, Red Earth, Capcom Fighting Evolution, Puzzle Fighter, Pocket Fighter, Okami, Darkstalkers, Devil May Cry, Mega Man and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd.  Street Fighter and Final Fight are registered trademarks of Capcom U.S.A., Inc.   All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Copyright © 2014 UDON Entertainment, All rights reserved.

UDON @ Comic-Con 2014! Complete Schedule, Con-Exclusives, & Debuts!

UDON @ Comic-Con 2014!

The complete list of special guests, exclusives, signings, debuts and more!

All this and much more down below!

‘Street Fighter’ Producer Yoshinori Ono and ‘Monster Hunter’ Director Kaname Fujioka join the UDON crew signings at San Diego Comic-Con: UDON Booth #4529

UDON Entertainment is proud to welcome two distinguished CAPCOM video game developers to their San Diego Comic-Con 2014 booth, #4529. Joining the talented UDON crew for their signings will be Street Fighter® Producer Yoshinori Ono, andMonster Hunter™ Director Kaname Fujioka.

In addition to UDON’s more than 10-year relationship with CAPCOM’s Street Fighter®franchise, UDON has also begun to publish beautiful art books from the acclaimedMonster Hunter™ series! Copies of UDON’sStreet Fighter and Monster Hunter books, as well as those from many other CAPCOM franchises, will be available at the UDON booth during Comic-Con, and Ono-san and Fujioka-san will happily autograph them for fans!

Producer Yoshinori Ono, of the newly-released Ultra Street Fighter® IV and the Street Fighter game series, will be signing at the UDON booth #4529 on Thursday, July 24, from 5pm-6pm.

Director Kaname Fujioka, of Monster Hunter™ 4 Ultimate and the Monster Hunter game series, will be signing at the UDON booth #4529 on Thursday, July 24, from 6pm-7pm.

These amazing game creators will join UDON’s own crew of comic, design, and game artists in signing at the UDON booth this year! On hand for 2014 are:

Edwin Huang – Street Fighter series, Skullkickers
Thu: 10am-12pm, Sun: 12-2

Jeffrey ‘Chamba’ Cruz – Super Street Fighter, Random Veus
Preview Night: 6pm-9pm, Thu: 12-5, Fri: 3-7, Sat: 12-5, Sun: 12-5

Joe Ng – Street Fighter series, Street Fighter Origins: Akuma
Thu: 10am-2pm, Fri: 10am-5pm, Sat: 10am-12pm, Sun:10am-2pm

Arnold Tsang – Street Fighter series, Blizzard Lead Concept Character Artist
Sat & Sun: 10am-12pm

Long Vo – Street Fighter series, Tatsunoko vs. Capcom™ game artist
Thu: 3-5, Fri: 12-2, Sat: 3-7, Sun: 3-5

In addition, UDON editorial staff Erik Ko, Matt Moylan, and Ash Paulsen will be on hand throughout the weekend.

UDON would like to thanks CAPCOM for their assistance in setting up these signings.

ABOUT CAPCOM
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices.  Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan.  More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.

Capcom, Devil May Cry, Mega Man and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

Comic-Con Exclusives, Debuts, & New Books!

So you’re coming to Comic-Con, and you’re DEFINITELY gonna hit the UDON Booth #4529, but you wanna know what we’re going to have there? Well then, THIS is the LIST for YOU!

2014 San Diego Comic-Con International Exclusives:

UDON’s Art of CAPCOM Complete Edition –
Comic-Con Exclusive Edition – $100

Featuring an original all-star cast dust jacket cover by UDON superstar Joe Ng, exclusive to Comic-Con International! Collecting over 10 years of UDON’s Capcom artwork in one epic 600-page hardcover volume. UDON’s Art of Capcom: Complete Edition gathers more than 80 UDON artists’ renditions of the cast of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, Mega Man, Strider, and other classic Capcom franchises. Included are comic covers, toy designs, video game sprites, game box art, tribute art, and much more, including over 75 pages of new materials not published before!


Street Fighter IV – Wages of Sin:
Comic-Con Exclusive VS Special Edition – $40

Read the stories from the newest Street Fighter era in Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin! Includes all new stories and material, never-before-seen!  Comic-Con exclusive features brand-new C.Viper vs Dan dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with hidden Beach image by Arnold Tsang inside!


Street Fighter Classics Vol. 2 –
Comic-Con Exclusive VS Special Edition – $60

The UDON Street Fighter saga continues with Street Fighter Classic Volume 2, now in a sturdy oversized hardcover! This Comic-Con exclusive features brand-new Cammy vs Vega dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with hidden Beach image by Arnold Tsang inside! Continue your collection of UDON’s Exclusive VS Edition Street Fighter hardcover graphic novels!


Street Fighter Classics Vol. 3 –
Comic-Con Exclusive VS Special Edition – $60.00

The UDON Street Fighter saga continues with Street Fighter Classic Volume 3, now in a sturdy oversized hard cover! This Comic-Con exclusive features brand-new Chun-Li vs M.Bison dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with a hidden Beach image by Arnold Tsang inside! Continue your collection of UDON’s Exclusive VS Edition Street Fighter hardcover graphic novels!

Manga Classics: Les Miserables, Pride & Prejudice
Exclusive Advance Hardcover Package – $50

SDCC2014_MC_PackUDON Entertainment, in association with Morpheus Publishing Ltd., is proud to preview their Manga Classics line at Comic-Con 2014! The actual books will not be in stores until the end of August, but UDON is offering a special advance package to the fans who attend Comic-Con! In the exclusive Manga Classics Advance Package, you’ll get the first two Premium Hard Cover Editions from the Manga Classics line, Manga Classics: Les Miserables and Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice! Plus you’ll get exclusive bonus promotional items only available in this package, including: 2 metal bookmarks, 4 character buttons (Jean Valjean, Cosette, Elizabeth Bennet, and Mr. Darcy), and a special Pride & Prejudice poster featuring the Bennet sisters. All items will come in a special tote bag featuring Manga Classics: Les Miserables artwork on one side, and Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice on the other!

Comic-Con 2014 Debut Books!

What would a Comic-Con be without a whole bunch of BRAND NEW graphic novels and art books? UDON has got a bunch of just-released and about-to-be-released books at our booth this year!

Hyperdimenson Neptunia + MK 2: Collected in this volume is the illustration work behind both the original Hyperdimension Neptunia and the sequel game, Hyperdimension Neptunia mk2!

MIKUCOLOR: Kei’s Hatsune Miku Illustration Works: Collecting the artwork of official Vocaloid character illustrator, KEI! Mikucolor collects KEI’s dazzling illustrations of your favorite Vocaloids like Luka, Rin & Len, and of course the supreme musical idol herself – Hatsune Miku!

SF 25: The Art of Street Fighter: The king of fighting games gets the ultimate art book with SF25: The Art of Street Fighter, collecting over 25 years of Street Fighter artwork! A 448 page behemoth of a book!

Previewing our soon-to-launch Manga Classics line, UDON will have Manga Classics: Les Miserables, and Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice on hand in both hard cover and soft cover editions!

Convention Exclusive Books and Items

In addition to our 2014 Convention Exclusives, we are also going to have a great selection of some of our convention-exclusive Hard Cover Books, Dust Jackets, and other items! Here’s a quick list:

MM25HC_01WAREHOUSE FIND: MM25 Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works Limited Edition Blue Laser Foil Cover – The last 50 copies of the 500 copy print run will be available for sale at Comic-Con 2014. First-come, first-served, limit 3 per person.

  • Calgary Comic-Con Reversible Dust Jacket for Super Street Fighter / Street Fighter Origins Akuma (Ryu vs. Akuma, Chun-Li vs. Cammy, Image Above)
  • 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International VS. Exclusive Dust Jackets (Super Street Fighter, Street Fighter Origins Akuma, Street Fighter Classic V1)
  • Marvel Vs. Capcom Official Complete Works – Exclusive Hard Cover Edition (SOLD OUT, LAST COPIES!)
  • Marvel Vs. Capcom Official Complete Works – Pixel Sprite Dust Jacket Edition Soft Cover – NEW TO COMIC-CON!

PLUS: Art of Darksiders Ltd. Ed. HC – Art of Darksiders 2 Ltd. Ed. HC – Art of Brutal Legends Slipcase Ltd. Ed. HC – Darkstalkers Ultimate Ltd. Ed. HC – World of Warcraft Tribute Ltd. Ed. HC

Brand New Books Since Comic-Con 2013!

substrataCoverWe checked, and we’ve released over 30 all-new art books and graphic novels since we exhibited at Comic-Con 2013! We’re bringing a ton of brand new books, including a bunch of show debuts! Check the list to your right for all of the show debuts, or read the big list below!

Bravoman Volume 1
Daisuke Moriyama Art Works: Chronicle
Disgaea 3 School of Devils Manga Volume 1 & 2
Darkstalkers Official Complete Works
Dark Souls Design Works
DmC Devil May Cry: Visual Art
Dragon’s Dogma: Official Design Works
Eyes of Bayonetta: Art Book & DVD
Fate / Complete Materials Volume 1: Art Materials
Gurren Lagann Art Works
Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Autumn & Winter
Haruhi Suzumiya Illustrations: Spring & Summer
Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Vol 1
History of Sonic The Hedgehog Soft Cover Edition
Legend of Heroes: Character & Illustrations
Monster Hunter Illustrations 2
NiO Art Works: Nishi’s Alluring Figures
Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works
Phantom Breaker: Official Design Works
Rage of Bahamut: Official Art Works
SoulCalibur: New Legends of Project Soul
Street Fighter Classic Volume 2 & 3
Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy
Wonder Momo Volume 1: Battle Idol
Ys: The Art Book

Plus, a great selection of our backlist titles featuring Hatsune Miku, Street Fighter, Mega Man, Valkyria Chronicles, Super Sonico, Persona, and much, much more! All at booth #4529!

All titles and characters TM and © their respective owners.

UDON Panels & Events at Comic-Con!

UDON Fans @ Comic-Con! By now we’re sure you’ve ALREADY made plans to stop by Booth #4529 to see all of the special guests, UDONcrew members, and Exclusive and Debut Books! But, did you know that you can find UDON happenings all over the show…? Check out this list of UDON-related events at the show!

The Main Event:
The UDON Panel 2014!
Sat. July 26, 5:30-6:30, Room 26AB

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Meet UDON’s artists and editors, including Joe Ng (Street Fighter Origins: Akuma), Long Vo (Street Fighter II HD Remix), and Marketing Director Chris Butcher as they discuss this year’s big hits and preview their upcoming 2014/2015 books, including the new Manga Classics line. Panel attendees will be the first to hear about some amazing as-yet unannounced titles featuring iconic properties from across the pop culture spectrum.
(Hint: That Means New License Announcements).
Saturday July 26, 2014 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Room 26AB

Additional Panels: 
The World of Capcom: Moderator Francis Mao (Capcom) and a panel of Capcom staff members share the latest updates on all the hot, new Capcom games, including Ultra Street Fighter IV, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Dead Rising 3, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, and Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, plus sneak peeks at all the latest cool Capcom merchandise and maybe a surprise or two. (New license announcement!)
Thursday July 24, 2014 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Room 6BCF

How to Get a Job in Video Games: Moderator Francis Mao (Capcom) returns with another edition of this popular panel shedding insight on the wide variety of professions available in the video game industry. You’ll find out that it’s not all programming and digital art, as a panel of industry insiders from various companies share the unique ways that they got into the video game business, tell what they do each day, and most importantly share suggestions on how you can get into the industry, too. Q&A session as well as networking opportunity with panelists after the panel. (Featuring UDON EIC Erik Ko!)
Friday July 25, 2014 6:45pm – 7:45pm
Room 6DE

The Best and Worst Manga 2014: There’s a lot of manga available in English now, but what’s really worth reading? A panel of opinionated bloggers, retailers, manga mavens, and comics curmudgeons spotlight the best new manga that hit the shelves in the past year. Hear them rave about their favorite continuing series! Watch them rant about the excruciatingly mediocre manga that they were forced to read (so you won’t have to)! Find out which manga Brigid Alverson (CBR, Robot 6, MangaBlog, Good Comics for Kids), David Brothers (4th Letter), Chris Butcher (Comics212.net), and Deb Aoki (MangaComicsManga.com, Publishers Weekly) have loved and loathed so far this year, hear about their picks for the most anticipated upcoming releases for fall and beyond, and discover their favorite underappreciated gems that are worth picking up. (Free Manga Giveaways!!)
Saturday July 26, 2014 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Room 23ABC

Additional Creator Signings & Appearances

Capcom Booth Signings: Need an extra chance to meet the UDONcrew? Every day there will be an UDON signing at the CAPCOM Booth, #215! Here’s the schedule:

Thur: 12pm-1pm: Long Vo (Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, UDON’s Art of Capcom)
Fri: 5pm-6pm: Joe Ng (Street Fighter Origins: Akuma)
Sat: 5pm-6pm: Chamba (Super Street Fighter)
Sun: 1pm-2pm: Long Vo. 3pm-4pm: Joe Ng

UDON in Artist Alley: You can also find UDON crew & friends Edwin Huang & Jim Zub at Artist Alley Table GG-06, and Alvin Lee at Artist Alley Table EE-06.

Whew!
That MIGHT just be everything.
Hope to see you at Comic-Con.
We’ll be at Booth #4529!

ORS Reviews – Episode 13

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 13 of ORS Reviews!

In this episode Chris and Allan review the recently released Resident Evil 6, did the guys enjoy it or did it stink like the undead? After that they preview the upcoming WWE ’13 game by running through the roster….literally and giving their thoughts about the addition of the Attitude Era and much more!

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Resident Evil 6 preview by Chris Vint

It seems that it’s either feast or famine with the Resident Evil games over the years. This will be the 3rd new title in the Resident Evil series with Resident Evil Revelations for the 3DS and the game that some love and some hate – Resident Evil Operation Raccoon city. I personally enjoy this game and do enjoy the nods to Resi 2.

Side tracking aside Resident evil 6 looks absolutely incredible. The first trailer for the game had so many questions with Leon, Chris and at the time an unknown man running around with Sherry Birkin, it posed more questions than answers. Some of these questions were answered but the most fantastic aspect was that the release date was brought forward. Yes in this common time of games being seeming delayed the game is all set for 2nd October 2012.  Thank you Capcom

One aspect of the Resident Evil games that will be a key feature of the new game will be the online co-op.  Resident Evil 5 was one of my favourite co-op games from start to finish. This will have 3 different stages with Leon, Chris and the guy whose identity I don’t want to spoil being in different parts of the world. You can start with whatever character you want first and the stories all intertwine with each other.  Even better than that, you will have a moment where you play 4 player co-op. this could be with your friends playing it or someone else on their Xbox. A very exciting and interesting concept that I believe is a first. Another first in the Resi games is that your character can run and gun! Ammo is short in supply so be cautious!!

The Resident Evil  fans where really spoilt at E3 as Capcom released a 3rd trailer which still kept up the fantastic momentum the game has gathered. Furthermore to this we were treated to 30 mins of gameplay footage, 10 for Chris, 10 for Leon and 10 for the other guy.  This blew me out of the water! Well it was amazing to see the game take shape and I cannot wait to see the demo that comes with Dragons Dogma. I bought this game just for the early access.

After playing the demo, the hype I have had for the game is well founded. All the levels that were shown previously were playable and to me Chris’ campaign seemed to be the most action packed. Don’t get me wrong, Jake’s and Leon’s are still terrific. I cannot wait to see what else awaits and after seeing another character return, opens more doors to the fan frenzy the game will have on release!

People have their FIFA games they look forward to year on year. Call of Duty continues to do well but this is MY game I’ve looked forward to this year. October 2nd cannot come soon enough!  They have announced that the lucky Americans have 2 different editions.

For the 360 you get resident evil 4, 5 gold edition, code Veronica and the degeneration cgi film in Resident Evil Archives

For the lucky ps3 customers you get
Resident Evil 5 Gold Edition, Resident Evil 4 HD
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Resident Evil 2
Resident Evil: Director’s Cut

The PS3 version is Resident Evil anthology and of course both sets include Resident Evil 6. Or you could spend 1000 yen and get the edition with a replica of Leon’s jacket. No I’m not that desperate for it!

I have however pre-ordered the collectors edition which will sting me around £130! This will be money well spent and the only game I will ever shell out this much for is a Resident Evil game.

Head down, pre-order this and have a look at the trailers on the marketplace of your console. This will be one game that won’t disappoint and has been a long time coming. Oh and if you want an online co-op buddy, add Vinto to your Xbox friends list!

 

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