Sony ha confermato oggi il suo programma di eventi per il Comic-Con International 2012, fiera che si terrà a San Diego dal 12 al 15 Luglio 2012. Il booth PlayStation offrirà ai visitatori le demo dei titoli in arrivo sul mercato per PlayStation 3 e PS Vita, come PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale , Sports Champions 2, The Unfinished Swan, LittleBigPlanet Karting, Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Papo Y Yo, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, The Expendables 2, Sound Shapes, Retro City Rampage, LittleBigPlanet, Jet Set Radio, Guacamelee, e Ragnarok Odyssey. Sarà inoltre possibile provare le feature cross-play di PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale e Street Fighter X Tekken. Inoltre saranno organizzati tre incontri imperdibili, uno dedicato a The Last of Us (in cui sarà mostrato un nuovo spezzone video), il secondo per The Unfinished Swan, ed il terzo per PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale ( dove saranno annunciati due nuovi combattenti). In calce il programma delle conferenze.
Friday, July 13 (5pm to 6pm) - Room 25ABC
The Last of Us
Behind the Scenes with Naughty Dog Join Creative Director Neil Druckmann and Game Director Bruce Straley of Naughty Dog, along with actors Troy Baker (Fullmetal Alchemist, Batman: Arkham City) and Ashley Johnson (Marvel's The Avengers, The Killing, Ben-10: Alien Force) in a discussion about the upcoming post-pandemic, survival-action PlayStation 3 game The Last of Us, from the developers of the critically-acclaimed UNCHARTED series. Panelists will provide an exclusive reveal of a new in-game cinematic featuring a special guest in this Q&A session moderated by Adam Sessler (veteran videogame industry journalist). Guests will also receive a limited edition The Last of Us poster.
Saturday, July 14 (11am to 12pm) - Room 7AB
The Unfinished Swan
An Art-Infused Adventure: Giant Sparrow Talks Art and the Inspiration Behind One of the Most Unique and Anticipated PlayStation 3 Titles The Unfinished Swan presents an art game like no other before it. For many years, a debate has raged over whether or not videogames can be considered art. In 2012, The Unfinished Swan will address the issue head on, both in terms of its experimental nature and its focus on the art of painting. Attendees will have the opportunity to get an up-close look at the art within the game, discuss games as art, and chat with Giant Sparrow about the creative inspiration behind developing one of the most beautiful and intriguing games on the PlayStation 3.
Sunday, July 15 (11am to 12pm) - Room 24ABC
PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale
Tapping into PlayStation History: The Emergence of PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale Chan Park, President of SuperBot Entertainment, provides a look into the creation and development of PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale, where the team has tapped into 17 years of PlayStation history to create a brawler with top PlayStation characters and environments. Learn about decisions faced in selecting characters, how the team implemented the idea of mash-ups, and how players can engage in cross play to challenge one another, regardless of whether they're playing on PS3 or PS Vita. The team will also unveil the two newest characters in the series at the panel. Q&A session to follow. IGN.com's Greg Miller will moderate a panel featuring Chan Park, President of SuperBot Games and Omar Kendall, Game Director of PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale.