San Diego Comic-Con 2009 News


Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 Trailer Double Threat

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 28, 2009 1:07pm PDT

Arriving on the tail end of last week's Comic-Con news deluge are two new trailers for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, starring the angsty Penance and unstoppable Juggernaut.


"Wasn't impressed with the trailer. I'm really looking forward to the game though. I liked ..."

- DougL see all 9 comments

Scott Pilgrim's Comic Life Becoming Video Game

By Chris Faylor, Jul 27, 2009 2:40pm PDT

Alongside an Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead) directed, Michael Cera (Arrested Development) starring film adaptation, Bryan Lee O'Malley's comic...


"Yeah, the books are a lot of fun, I'm pretty excited, too. Maybe Mark Ellerby can get a gig in ..."

- michaelkvance see all 3 comments

Marvel Heroes Saving LittleBigPlanet DLC

By Nick Breckon, Jul 27, 2009 12:21pm PDT

Not a fan of Ghostbusters or Ico? Haven't conducted a fun-filled micro-transaction in months? Marvel is here to save the day with several...


"wolverine looks like a bad remake of some voodoo bad guy in banjokazooie and ironman looks like ..."

- threeup see all 8 comments

The Force Unleashed: Sith Edition Hitting PC, Mac

By Nick Breckon, Jul 24, 2009 6:16pm PDT

LucasArts' physics-powered Star Wars action game The Force Unleashed will hit the PC and Mac for the first time with this holiday's "Sith Edition."...


"I know this is old news but... The game is available now on gameagent.com... The Mac version ..."

- macgamergeek see all 123 comments

Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles Footage Recreates Code Veronica, Resident Evil 2

By Nick Breckon, Jul 24, 2009 12:10pm PDT

Zombie nostalgics will be pleased to note that Cavia's on-rails Wii shooter Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles will largely consist of content...


"This does look really fun, wish I had a wii to play this game but thats not going to happen. ..."

- mastermike569 see all 7 comments

Dante's Inferno Comic-Con Contest Offers 'Hot Girls' for Committing 'Acts of Lust' with Booth Babes

By Nick Breckon, Jul 24, 2009 11:34am PDT

Electronic Arts is running a Dante's Inferno contest at Comic-Con that promises "a sinful night with two hot girls" as a reward for snagging...


"the marketing for the game is fucking stupid, but the gameplay itself looks fantastic. this ..."

- razorblade79 see all 29 comments

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed DLC Announced; Tatooine Level Downloadable, Hoth on 'Sith Edition'

By Nick Breckon, Jul 24, 2009 11:04am PDT

LucasArts today announced two new levels for Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, one downloadable and the other available only with an upcoming special...


"So you're saying Target has better deals than Gamestop, therefore the actual value of the game ..."

- Rooster Cockburn see all 20 comments

Next Resident Evil Movie Kicks Off New Film Trilogy, Will Be Released in 3D

By Chris Faylor, Jul 24, 2009 8:40am PDT

Resident Evil: Afterlife, the fourth live-action film based on Capcom's popular survival horror game franchise, is to kick start another trilogy of...


"You can't really compare 3D games with 3D movies. 3D games offer a tremendous improvement ..."

- Mr Milquetoast see all 44 comments

Borderlands Trailer Offers Plenty of Gameplay

By Chris Faylor, Jul 24, 2009 8:13am PDT

"The RPG and FPS made a baby" declares the latest trailer for Gearbox's Borderlands. There's also a promise of "87 bazillion guns," thanks to the way the game procedurally generates weapons and foes a la Diablo, along with one adorable dancing robo


"FPS? Check! 4-player coop? Check! Its obviously a L4D clone!"

- Lukiopimp see all 151 comments

First Footage of Halo Anime Debuts

By Nick Breckon, Jul 24, 2009 12:44am PDT

Microsoft earlier today announced Halo Legends, a collection of animated shorts based in the Halo universe. Japanese animation houses...


"Where did I say it was going to be more crap than the crap that's exported already?"

- Mystery0000 see all 26 comments

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 Videos: Gambit, Jean Grey

By Nick Breckon, Jul 23, 2009 7:33pm PDT

Activision has released two new videos from Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2, one of the few games that actually belongs at Comic-Con. X-Men regulars Jean Grey and Gambit both get their own vignettes below, with the Cajun up first. The action-RPG h


"Interesting. Maybe I will watch this one, I have played the predecessors for 100s of hours each ..."

- Grayman222 see all 9 comments

Call of Duty: World at War Map Pack 3 Pictured

By Nick Breckon, Jul 23, 2009 7:01pm PDT

Expansions to Call of Duty: World at War have been quite popular, so it's no wonder that Treyarch is pumping them out at a steady pace ahead of...


"To be fair the Xbox 360 'trigger' is more gun like than a mouse click indeed. But I am the ..."

- diablo_haiti see all 13 comments

New Singularity Screenshots: Soldier Abuse

By Nick Breckon, Jul 23, 2009 6:32pm PDT

These new screenshots for Raven's original shooter Singularity aren't very kind to our friend Generic Soldier. He has a tough time of it in any...


"Actually, I'm being unfair, Singularity might be a Blandy McBlanderson, but from all the ..."

- SpaecKow see all 4 comments

Uncharted 2 Footage from Comic-Con

By Nick Breckon, Jul 23, 2009 5:02pm PDT

The PlayStation blog has posted several minutes of off-screen Uncharted 2 gameplay from the floor at Comic-Con. Naughty Dog's Arne Meyer walks and...


"Horde Mode + Plunder = Crazy Delicious! Can't wait till October! "

- carbontree see all 4 comments

Castle Crashers Headed to PS3

By Nick Breckon, Jul 23, 2009 4:15pm PDT

After a period of Xbox 360-exclusivity, Castle Crashers, The Behemoth's stylish downloadable take on the cooperative beat-em-up genre, is headed to...


"Cool with Castle Crashers, Fat Princess, and Trine some pretty exciting little gaming coming to ..."

- phinn see all 12 comments