The lights are on
Earlier today we shared that Sony is bringing the PlayStation 4 to San Diego Comic Con next week. Microsoft is also treating attendees with the first hands-on opportunity for the Xbox One.
Confirmed titles include Ryse: Son of Rome and Killer Instinct in the Xbox Booth (#100). Other games will be available also.
In the Xbox Lounge (located in the Manchester Grand Hyatt), will offer more than ten titles, including Dead Rising 3, Halo: Spartan Assault, and the first hands-on opportunity with Halo 4 Champions Bundle. 2K Games, Capcom, Disney Interactive, Konami, Ubisoft, and Warner Brothers will also have games in the lounge.
Microsoft is also hosting a number of panels, as follows:
Inside the Looking Glass: Building “Halo” Worlds and Wonders, Past, Present and FutureRoom 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center Thursday, July 18, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Bringing the Roman Empire to Life on Xbox One: The Creation of “Ryse: Son of Rome” Room 7AB, San Diego Convention Center Thursday, July 18, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
The Future of Xbox Gaming RevealedRoom 6A, San Diego Convention Center Saturday, July 20, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The Video Game Culture of Zombies: How “Dead Rising 3” on Xbox One Kicks Off a New Generation of Mayhem Room 5AB, San Diego Convention Center Saturday, July 20, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
[Source: Major Nelson]
Our TakeThis is a great year to be a gamer attending San Diego Comic Con. You've heard us share our thoughts about each of the consoles, but nothing compares to getting your hands on them yourself. If you're planning to go, please do let us know what you think of the Xbox One, the PlayStation 4, and most importantly, the games.
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I wouldn't mind checking out Dead Rising 3. Everything else doesn't interest me.
Even though I'm not interested in the Xbox One, if I was going to SDCC I would definitely check it out, mainly for Dead Rising 3. I'd check out Titanfall if it was going to be there, just so I could see what the hype is all about.
Are you sure it will REALLY be there?
I really don't want to play either of those games. If Forza 5 is playable though, then I may head over to the Xbox booth. I think I'll definitely check out the Playstation one before though.
Good Lord I wish I was there dammit! Those are some great publishers sharing the Xbox lounge! Can't wait to read about it GI!
Now I can watch TV all the way in California.
i think is smart for microsoft so more people can get there hands on the consol and try to boost sales