WHO: Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced its lineup of activities for the weekend of San Diego Comic-Con, July 22-25.
WHAT: DC Universe TM Online, Star Wars ® : Clone Wars Adventures TM and Magic: The Gathering– Tactics TM headline a full weekend of activities during San Diego Comic Con.
DC Universe Online
In addition to hands-on demos and giveaways, fans can expect some new surprises surrounding this upcoming action MMO during Comic-Con weekend:
On Saturday, July 24 at 3:30PM in Room 5AB, fans can join superstars Jim Lee (Batman:Hush), Mark Hamill (voice of The Joker in Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: The Animated Series), writer Marv Wolfman (The New Teen Titans, Blade) along with moderator Greg Miller (PlayStation Executive Editor, IGN) and members of the DC Universe Online development team for a peek at the exciting backstory of this action MMO. The panelists will reveal for the first time at Comic-Con the exciting intro cinematic to the game, where an earth-shattering chain of events puts you at the center of the salvation or ruin of the DC Universe! All attendees of the panel discussion will also receive a DCUO VIP Beta Key!
DCUO Fan Event
On Saturday July 24 from 6:30– 9:00PM. the Seaview Room of the Marriott Hotel downtown will be the site where fans can meet Executive Creative Director Jim Lee and DC Comics writer Marv Wolfman, and be the first to hear about the latest game updates as well as participate in a Q&A with members of the DCUO development team. Fans can also get another crack at that exclusive DCUO VIP Beta Key; they’ll be available on a first come, first served basis along with other goodies!
Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures
Based on the popular Cartoon Network series, Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures makes its Comic Con debut! Fans will have a chance to exercise their inner Jedi Knight ® , with a sneak preview of the game before it goes live this Fall, speeding through space in a starfighter, dueling against iconic adversaries or even taking out waves of battle droids in Tower Defense!
Magic: The Gathering– Tactics
For fans of fantasy, tactical combat and Magic: The Gathering, this is their happy place! Attendees who take the reigns in Magic: The Gathering - Tactics will be transformed into a Planeswalker, a powerful mage who commands devastating spells and incredible creatures. Players can take their skills into intense online tactical battles as they fight in richly illustrated environments with all five colors of MagicTM.
SOE Block Party
The SOE Block Party gives fans the chance to join fellow gamers and the developers of SOE’s games at SOE’s San Diego, CA headquarters for music, food, tours, game previews, give-aways, raffles and much more. Additionally, the party will offer activities for kids, so it’s a great activity for the entire family! All are welcome! Attendance is FREE!
Shuttle buses are scheduled to travel round-trip to SOE from Comic-Con every 30 minutes from 4:00pm-6:00pm. Look for the SOE signs in front of the Marriot Hotel, located north of the Convention Center (toward convention area A). Buses will be returning to the Convention Center every 30 minutes until 8:00pm.
MORE INFO: For more information on DC Universe Online, visit www.dcuniverseonline.com.
For more information on Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures, visit www.clonewarsadventures.com.
For more information on Magic the Gathering: Tactics, visit www.magicthegatheringtactics.com.
About Sony Online Entertainment
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchises and hit titles including EverQuest ® , EverQuest ® II, Champions of Norrath ® , Untold Legends TM , PlanetSide ® , and Star Wars Galaxies, as well as the recent kids’ phenomenon Free Realms TM , SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX, Seattle, WA, Denver, CO, and Tucson, AZ, SOE has an array of cutting-edge games in development across various platforms and genres for audiences of all ages.
SOE, the SOE logo, EverQuest and PlanetSide are registered trademarks and Untold Legends and Legends of Norrath are trademarks of Sony Online Entertainment LLC. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.
About DC Comics
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as SUPERMAN, BATMAN, WONDER WOMAN and the SANDMAN. These DC SUPER HEROES and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.
LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.
LucasArts and the LucasArts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. 2010 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. or Lucasfilm Ltd.& ® or TM as indicated. All rights reserved.
About Wizards of the Coast LLC
Wizards of the Coast LLC, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS), is the leader in entertaining the lifestyle gamer. The company holds an exclusive patent on trading card games (TCGs) and their method of play and produces Magic: The Gathering ® , among many other trading card games and family card and board games. Wizards is also a leading publisher of roleplaying games, such as Dungeons&Dragons ® , and publisher of fantasy series fiction with numerous New York Times best-sellers. For more information, visit the Wizards of the Coast Web site at www.wizards.com.
Magic: The Gathering, Magic: The Gathering - Tactics and Dungeons&Dragons, are trademarks of Wizards of the Coast LLC in the U.S.A. and other countries.© 2009 Wizards.