Lessons Learned with a New York Comic-Con Press Badge

Disclaimer: This was not, by any stretch of the imagination, my first ever convention. NYCC 2011 was, however, my first convention as a member of the press. As it turns out, there isn't much difference between a badge that says "4-day" and a badge that says "press"—unless the person wearing said badge makes that… » 10/18/11 3:20pm 10/18/11 3:20pm

Activision Promises Amazing Spider-Man Will Have More Web-Slinging than Its Predecessors

When Beenox and Activision revealed the impressive, all-gameplay trailer for the Amazing Spider-Man game, the New York Comic-Con attendees at the Marvel Video Games all reacted enthusiastically. But, during the panel's Q&A session, one fan expressed concern over just how long the tie-in game would be when it comes… » 10/17/11 12:20pm 10/17/11 12:20pm

Hey, Game Companies! One of Comics' Best Writers Wants You to Turn His Newest Work into a Game

When I saw Greg Rucka at the Oni Press booth during New York Comic-Con, I was just going to say how much I'm enjoying his run on the re-launch of The Punisher. (Oni's published Bryan Lee O'Malley's Scott Pilgrim comics, among others.) But, when I saw that he was wearing a N7 Mass Effect t-shirt, I remembered that… » 10/17/11 10:40am 10/17/11 10:40am

New York Comic-Con 2011 Day Four Cosplay with Dead Space Kid and Super Friends

The star of our latest batch of cosplay shots is a 12-year-old Dead Space fan who started making his costume in early summer when his aunt agreed to take him to Comic-Con. He's got a head lamp on under his helmet to make his visor glow. And he's got our admiration for making one of the coolest costumes of the show. » 10/16/11 8:00am 10/16/11 8:00am

Check Out Phoenix Wright's Surreal, Multi-Tiered Fighting Style in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

The biggest applause in the panels that Capcom held for their upcoming fighting games came for the introduction of the blue-suited hero of the Ace Attorney games. During the Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 panel, special consultant and fighting game expert Seth Killian talked about how the development team tried to… » 10/15/11 7:00pm 10/15/11 7:00pm