Capcom’s San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Lineup and Panels Revealed, Playable Games Include DmC, RE6, Okami HD, & SF X Tekken Vita

July 9, 2012Written by Nick Michetti

Capcom has announced their lineup and panels for San Diego Comic-Con 2012, in addition to their lineup of playable titles.

The publisher will have titles such as DmC Devil May Cry, Lost Planet 3, Okami HD, Resident Evil 6, Street Fighter X Tekken (PS Vita), and Street Fighter X Tekken (iOS) playable at the event.

Capcom will also be holding panels that cover DmC Devil May CryLost Planet 3, and 25th anniversary of Street Fighter. “Surprises” are promised for the SF, RE6, and the “World of CAPCOM!” panels. Furthermore, Capcom’s Francis Mao will also be a moderator of a panel on how to get a job in the video game industry.

The full schedule follows:

<<1:00-2:00 STREET FIGHTER 25th Anniversary Celebration – It’s hard to believe that the world’s greatest fighting game franchise is 25 years old!  Find out about the worldwide Street Fighter 25th Anniversary plans which include the ultimate Street Fighter tournament series, the feature packed Collector’s Set, and more.  Experience the exclusive features in the PS Vita and iOS versions of Street Fighter X Tekken and battle on the go!  A few lucky fans will be selected to take part in the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Trivia Contest hosted by Tomoaki Ayano (Street Fighter X Tekken Producer) and Yoshinori Ono (Street Fighter Series Executive Producer) to win awesome prizes or face incredible shame before all of Street Fighter fandom! Plus, some surprises! Room 6BCF>>

<<6:15-7:15 How to get a Job in the Video Gaming Industry – Moderator Francis Mao (CAPCOM)  leads a panel of industry insiders from a variety of game companies and industry outlets to share with you how they got to “play video games for a living,” and the wide assortment of career paths that are available so you don¹t have to be a programming whiz or a stellar digital artist in order to have a fun career in the video game industry. Hear about what job opportunities are available in areas such as such as Public Relations, Marketing, Retail, Publishing, Editorial and more! Hear from actual SDCC fans from past years that are now in the industry! There will be a Q&A session plus an opportunity to speak with and network one-on-one with the panelists after the session. Room 6A>>

Friday July 13

<<6:00-7:00 The Fear and Horror of RESIDENT EVIL 6! – The latest installation of the blockbuster Resident Evil video game franchise arrives this October! Get a behind the scenes look of the most ambitious CAPCOM title to date from producers Hiroyuki Kobayashi – Executive Producer and Yoshiaki Hirabayashi – Producer, plus Miguel Corti – Localization Director.  Make sure to arrive early and receive access to exclusive information, live gameplay demos, a trailer premiere and some surprises! Q&A session to follow. Room 25ABC>>

<<12:30-1:30 CAPCOM’s Lost Planet 3 & DmC – Devil May Cry: Westward Bound. – Capcom takes the Lost Planet® and Devil May Cry® franchises in exciting new directions by partnering with Western Development Partners. LOST PLANET 3 releases early next year with a gripping new storyline that provides fans with untold truths from previous Lost Planet games. Set in the frozen tundra of E.D.N. III, the game takes the franchise back to its roots, making gamers rethink everything they thought they knew about it.  Come join Capcom producer Andrew Szymanskiand a member of the development team from Spark Unlimited and “Go Beyond Survival!” PLUS! DmC Devil May Cry Producer Motohide Eshiro and North American Producer Alex Jones along with series’ director Hideaki Itsuno bring you the ultimate stylish action game. Detailing Dante’s early years and set against a contemporary backdrop, DmC Devil May Cry retains the stylish action, fluid combat and self-assured protagonist that have defined the iconic series.  Come and witness Dante chain together combo after combo with panache as he dispatches the demonic spawn back to hell.  See what the game has in store for you January 15, 2013. It’s time to “Face Your Demons”. Room 24ABC>>

Saturday July 14

<<4:00-5:00 The World of CAPCOM! – Moderator Francis Mao (CAPCOM) leads a panel of Capcom’s producers and product managers to share trailers and sneak peeks of all the hot, new upcoming CAPCOM games featuring Resident Evil 6, DmC, Lost Planet 3, Street Fighter X Tekken (PS Vita) and more! Plus, a few surprises! Followed by a Q&A session. Room 25ABC>>

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