147w ago - Sony's Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein shared some video highlights today of inFamous 3 for PS3 from this year's Comic-Con panel.
To quote: Panels are typically the highlights of Comic-Con, but truth be told, they're a bit of a pain in the arse.
You end up waiting in a long line (sometimes for hours), fight for good seats with people who are squatting for the Vampire Chick Lit panel happening like 2 days later in the same room, and endure one or more of the following: difficult lighting/audio issues/off-topic Q&As.
Wouldn't it be easier if all the good stuff was cut down into, say, 7 minutes and 53 seconds?
In this highlight reel of the inFAMOUS 2 Comic-Con panel, the Sucker Punch team talks about the creation of Cole and the changes he's gone through since the first inFAMOUS (including his voice), how New Orleans is an influence on inFAMOUS 2's setting of New Marais, and, the all important question of why Cole can't climb chain link fences:
One last bit of inFAMOUS-related business: tomorrow is the last day to register on inFAMOUStheGAME.com to get an exclusive PS3 theme. It's made from concept art for the game and this...
148w ago - SCEA PR Manager Eric Levine has posted up a God of War: Ghost of Sparta PSP Comic-Con 2010 panel Midas trailer today.
To quote: This past week was Comic-Con in San Diego - a gathering of all things relating to pop culture, from gaming to movies to television, and everything in between.
The Ghost of Sparta development team headlined a Comic-Con panel called "The World that is God of War" in which they discussed details about the new game. Watch the video below to catch the panel.
Dana Jan (game director), Derek Mulder (lead gameplay programmer), Nathan Phail-Liff (art director), and Adam Byrne (lead animator) from Ready At Dawn Studios performed a live demo, along with a brief Q&A session for more than 250 fans and media in attendance.
Also, we were thrilled to include God of War: Ghost of Sparta in the Comic-Con festivities beginning with an unveil of new gameplay footage on SPIKE's Friday night GameTrailers TV episode. Watch it for yourself below.
We're calling this footage the "Midas Moment" since is depicts Kratos's battle against King Midas. The terrain in the environment is volcanic with lava...
148w ago - Over the weekend we saw the DC Universe Online Blur PS3 trailer, and today Senior PR Manager Michael Shelling from Sony Online Entertainment has posted up the full DC Universe Online 'Who Do You Trust?' Comic-Con PlayStation 3 video.
To quote: We told you something legendary was about to happen! One of the hits of San Diego Comic-Con weekend was the debut of the full cinematic trailer (a whopping 5 and a half minutes) for DC Universe Online, entitled "Who Do You Trust?"
In addition to being shown on Spike TV, the trailer also made its Comic-Con premiere at the DCUO panel discussion to thunderous applause.
In DC Universe Online, you'll be able to team up with legendary DC heroes like Batman, Superman, and Green Lantern... or pledge allegiance to the Joker, Lex Luthor, and other classic villains to determine the fate of the DC Universe.
During the struggle for supremacy, you'll team up with thousands of other players online from your PS3, customize your own skills and abilities, and ultimately create the most powerful super-being ever depicted in a videogame setting.
148w ago - PlayStation Store Senior Manager Grace Chen has shared one last update from Comic-Con 2010 today, a free True Blood PSP digital comic voucher!
To quote: Sad to say but today is the final day of Comic-Con 2010. For all of you Digital Comic readers, as promised we have a special memento to offer from this year's convention.
The kind folks at HBO and IDW passed out a voucher code to attendees giving them a small bite out of the new True Blood digital comic which released on the Digital Comics Store this past Wednesday.
Here's the voucher code for the True Blood teaser: EKJ6-TQBN-4T9Q.
To get a better taste of what to expect, check out the blog entry below from the co-writer of the True Blood series, Mariah Huehner.
Vampires seem to be one of the few mythological creatures we just can't seem to get enough of. They've become the embodiments of many of the darker impulses in the human condition and our need to express/explore them. They can be metaphors for the lonely "outsider."
They can represent the scarily tempting, deeply disturbing, and often repressive side of human sexuality. They can be impossibly beautiful or...