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San Diego Comic-Con 2015

VIZ Media has uploaded the entire video for the Zelda: A Link to the Past graphic novel panel at San Diego Comic Con 2015. Check it out below.

The latest addition to Nintendo’s North American YouTube account is a cosplay choir. Nintendo had a bunch of people from San Diego Comic-Con – including the voice of Mario – participate in the video, which has cosplayers singing the Super Mario Bros. tune. Check it out below.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment unveiled a new round of characters for LEGO Marvel Super Heroes during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con today.

Sam Wilson as Captain America, America Chavez, and Crossbones will all be included in the game. Additionally, Stan Lee will be featured in the form of his own Iron Man armor and original Hulkbuster suit called the Stan-Buster.

We’ve included screenshots of the new LEGO Marvel’s Avengers characters in the gallery below. The game launches this winter.

Source: Warner Bros. Interactive PR

Nintendo added a short video to its YouTube channel today showing off Super Mario Maker’s presence at San Diego Comic-Con 2015. Check it out below.

Jakks Pacific has a whole bunch of Nintendo merchandise in the pipeline. During a San Diego Comic-Con panel, the company unveiled items like Star Fox plush figures, a Mario Kart anti-gravity racer, and more. Hit up the gallery below for a look at everything on the way.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is in full swing, and Nintendo has plenty of representation at the expo. The Big N is at the event itself, but has also set up the Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina. Check out the video below for a look at the lounge.

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 is about to kick off, so Nintendo stopped by FOX5 San Diego to discuss its plans and show off Super Mario Maker. You can watch the full segment below.


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Capcom has announced that it will be attending San Diego Comic-Con 2015 this week. The company is planning signing sessions, panels with special surprises, playable demos, and the sale of collectible merchandise at the Capcom Store.

Capcom’s playable lineup includes Mega Man Legacy Collection, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Resident Evil 0, Street Fighter V, Resident Evil Revelations 2, and Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition.

In terms of panels, Capcom has two lined up. The only one that may have interest for Nintendo fans is “World of Capcom”, which is taking place on July 9 from 5 PM – 6 PM. This will give the latest updates on the publisher’s games, “plus sneak peeks at all the latest Capcom merchandise and licensing products coming your way soon.” Capcom is also teasing “some exclusive first-looks and reveals just for SDCC.”

Source: Capcom PR

Activision will be unveiling the Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition at San Diego Comic-Con, the company announced today.

The Wii U version of the Dark Edition features Dark Turbo Charge Donkey Kong and his Dark Barrel Blaster land vehicle. On Wii, players will be able to obtain Dark Hammer Slam Bowser and his Dark Clown Cruiser sky vehicle. First screenshots of both can be seen below.

Also included in the Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition is the Dark Spitfire, Dark Hot Streak, a two-sided ultimate collector poster, and the Kaos Trophy, which is the only way to unlock special Kaos gameplay content. Pricing is set at $99.99.

Activision also shared information today about a new premium toy line coming from Eon’s Elite:

Eon’s Elite is a premium toy line offering fans the ultimate versions of some of the most iconic heroes from the game that started it all, Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure®. Each hero is powered up to three times the normal level and updated with premium decorations, new poses and unique sculpts that represent how they appear in their fully upgraded form. The figures are presented in premium packaging featuring a display case with a 3-D lenticular background, making them truly collectible items. This year’s fan-favorite roster includes Voodood, Zook, Slam Bam, Ghost Roaster, Boomer and Dino-Rang and will be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99. The first wave of Eon’s Elite characters — Slam Bam, Zook and Voodood — are Toys”R”Us exclusives and will be available starting November. The second wave of heroes, Ghost Roaster, Boomer and Dino-Rang, will be available in December.

Lastly, Skylanders will be featured at the San Diego Comic-Con through the following activities:

Skylanders Show Floor (Booth #121): Fans can get hands-on with the new
Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition; check out all-new Eon’s Elite collectible figures; take photos inside a life-sized Hot Streak vehicle or with Kaos and Spitfire statues; say hello to life-sized costumed characters Eruptor, Gill Grunt and Jet Vac; and collect giveaways all weekend long while supplies last — including Skylanders buttons and event-exclusive Hot Streak vehicle toys each morning starting at 10 a.m. PT.

Skylanders Comic Book, IDW Publishing (Booth #2743): Leading comic book publisher IDW will have copies of the Skylanders comic books series available for purchase. Attendees also will learn more about Rift into Overdrive, IDW’s latest Skylanders offering and prequel to Skylanders SuperChargers- available for preorder now online. Fico Ossio, the comic book’s lead artist, will be onsite for signings on Thursday from 10 – 11 a.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT.

Mad Libs (Booth #1032): Attendees can purchase the popular Skylanders Universe™ Mad Libs. Fans receive a free tote bag with a purchase of three Mad Libs!

Nintendo Game Lounge (Marriott Marquis and Marina): Convention goers can get hands-on with Skylanders SuperChargers and collect limited edition Skylanders-themed air fresheners while supplies last. Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Penguin (Booth #1514): Fans can purchase Penguin’s Skylanders Universe series of books.

Rubie’s Costumes (Booth #3649): Skylanders fans can purchase costumes at Rubie’s booth.

Source: Activision PR

VIZ Media has announced a special panel for San Diego Comic-Con 2015. At the expo next month, attendees will be able to visit a session dedicated to the Zelda: A Link to the Past graphic novel.

Here’s the full overview of the panel:

Zelda fans are invited to take up their Master Swords and join VIZ Media staff and special guests for a celebration of one of the most acclaimed video games of all time, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. VIZ Media will provide a special behind-the-scenes look at the return of the classic graphic novel that was originally featured in Nintendo Power magazine int he 90s and will also answer questions and give out a fun array of Zelda prizes.

VIZ Media’s Zelda: A Link to the Past graphic novel panel will be held on July 11 at 1:30 PM.

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