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  • Blog Post: How Robert Carlyle Influenced The Design Of Castlevania's Dracula

    It takes a lot of work to design a character, especially a character with as much history as Castlevania's Dracula. Actor Robert Carlyle helped put his stamp on the iconic villain, and even altered his design for Konami's Lords of Shadow series. During a sit down interview with actor Robert Carlyle... More
  • Blog Post: Sanrio's Hello Kitty/Street Fighter Mashup Continues To Be Adorable

    Sanrio brought a limited-edition Akuma Kitty plushie to San Diego Comic Con 2013, along with a few other crossover characters. In addition to the rather fierce-looking Akuma, the case also featured Street Fighter's Guile, Ken, E. Honda, Dhalsim, and Zangief, as seen through a Hello Kitty lens, along... More
  • Blog Post: Saints Row IV's Voice Cast Mouths Off At Comic-Con

    Deep Silver Volition took audience questions in a free-form panel featuring Saint's Row IV voice talents Troy Baker, Laura Bailey, and more. The panel included Steve Jaros, studio head at Deep Silver Volition; Troy Baker (the default male character's voice actor); Laura Bailey (the default female... More
  • Blog Post: Seen At Comic Con 2013 Recap

    San Diego Comic Con isn't just a single day – it's a four day affair. That's four times as many days as a single day event. But you're not here for math. Here are some of the crazy things we saw during this year's show. "There is a bird on the top of that building,"... More
  • Blog Post: Surviving Dracula’s Castle In Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2

    At E3 we got a look at Dracula at the height of his power, but during a demo at Comic Con, we got to see him in a more frail state. At the beginning of the game, players get to see Dracula at full strength, but at some point he goes to sleep for a thousand years and wakes up hungry and frail. Our demo... More
  • Blog Post: Some Big Guns Join The Cast Of Lego Marvel Super Heroes

    Lego Marvel Super Heroes already features Marvel mainstays like Hulk, Spider-Man, and Wolverine, but Traveller's Tales Games just announced that some other A-list characters will be joining the cast, including Stan Lee. During a panel at Comic Con, Traveller's Tales Games and Marvel announced... More
  • Blog Post: Telltale Talks Walking Dead

    Telltale Games reflected on the first season of its Walking Dead games, along with series' creator Robert Kirkman, in a panel at Comic-Con 2013. Here are some of the highlights: Kirkman says he was familiar with Telltale from the studio's Strong Bad adventure games, and he was confident they... More
  • Blog Post: A Visual Tour Of Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Boat

    Update: Ubisoft sent over some additional photos to add to our virtual tour that includes cameos from actors Aaron Eckhart, Julie Benz, and Jennifer Morrison. You can check out the additional photos in the gallery below. Original story: Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is all about pirates, so Ubisoft... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Lays Out Its Xbox One Plans

    Microsoft's Major Nelson moderated an Xbox One Comic Con panel featuring several producers from games including Killer Instinct, Dead Rising 3, Ryse: Son of Rome, and the new Forza game. Ken Lobb talked about working on Killer Instinct again (he worked on the original game), relaying a story about... More
  • Blog Post: How The Last Of Us Comic Changed The Game's Ending

    Plenty of games have produced comic book spinoffs, but Dark Horses' The Last of Us comic miniseries actually influenced the development of the game, and even altered Naughty Dog's approach to the game's ending. Be warned, there are spoilers. Dark Horse recently release a four issues miniseries... More
  • Blog Post: Assassin's Creed Brahman Graphic Novel Takes Series To India

    In the spirit of graphic novels Assassin's Creed: The Fall and Assassin's Creed: The Chain comes a new installment, Assassin's Creed: Brahman. The book, which is set to launch this fall, takes place in 18th century India, under the rule of imperial Britain. The team of Brenden Fletcher (Wednesday... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Expect A Modern Day Assassin's Creed Anytime Soon

    The Assassin's Creed series has always freely jumped across the ages, but some fans have longed for a modern day take on the war between the Assassins and Templars. If that's you, don't hold your breath in anticipation. While Assassin's Creed III gave players a taste of how a contemporary... More
  • Blog Post: New Tomb Raider Comic In February, Writer Confirms Sequel

    In an interview with writer Gail Simone ( Deadpool , Batgirl ), new information has been revealed about an upcoming Tomb Raider comic book. If you enjoyed the story and characterization in Square Enix's reboot, then this should be some good news. Speaking with Kotaku , Simone revealed that the story... More
  • Blog Post: Seen At Comic Con 2013 Day One

    Over the years, San Diego Comic Con has taken on a larger, more festival-like atmosphere. Take a visual tour with us through the sights and sounds of this year's show (sounds not pictured). PopCap's booth features a series of giant Munny figures designed by various artists. The company will be... More
  • Blog Post: Put A Zombie On Your Lawn (Or In Your Home) For Charity

    Step into PopCap’s Plants Vs. Zombies Comic-Con booth, and you might think the zombie invasion has already begun. The space is filled with jumbo Munny figures, each custom painted and sculpted to match the studio’s popular franchise. If one of them catches your fancy, you might be in luck... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Announces New Strider Game

    Strider is a classic action platforming game dating back as far as the 8-bit era, and Capcom has just announced another sequel to this futuristic ninja series. Strider, who some might be familiar with from Marvel vs. Capcom, is getting his first new game since 1999. While at Comic Con, we got a quick... More
  • Blog Post: Copperhead Joins The Batman: Arkham Origins Cast

    During a panel at Comic Con, Warner Bros. and DC Comics revealed that the obscure villain Copperhead would be in the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins game. Not many people are familiar with the Batman villain Copperhead. This awkward snake-like villain first appeared in the comics in the ’60. However... More
  • Blog Post: Halo: Spartan Assault Releases At 4 pm Pacific Today

    Vanguard Games and 343 Industries made an announcement today that is great for those of us who have terrible patience. Halo: Spartan Assault, Microsoft's new top-down arcade shooter for Windows 8 mobile devices, will be launching today at 4 pm Pacific. The game centers around Halo 4’s Sarah... More
  • Blog Post: Firefly Is Getting An Online Game, But It Might Be Serenity Valley All Over Again

    Firefly Online is real thing that was just announced at San Diego Comic-Con, but we need to temper your expectations. This isn't the exciting fan-made game we told you about earlier this year. The title is coming first to iOS and Android, and the developers behind it are relatively unknown. Sparkplug... More
  • Blog Post: Flashback To Make An Appearance At Comic-Con Xbox Lounge

    In celebration of the game’s 20-year anniversary, Ubisoft is releasing an HD remake of Flashback for Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. The sci-fi platformer was released in the U.S. as Flashback: The Quest for Identity in 1993 for Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and PC. Attendees of the San Diego... More
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