SQUARE ENIX Attends to Infest San Diego Comic Con Event

19 Jul, 2011

DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION and DEAD ISLAND Panels Headline this Year's Event for Square Enix
LOS ANGELES (July 18, 2011) — Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, has announced its lineup for San Diego Comic–Con, set to take place July 21–24.

Comic–Con attendees will be able to preview and play the following Square Enix titles:

DEAD ISLAND™ — In Deep Silver's hotly anticipated action title, the lush island paradise of Banoi truly is a holiday destination with everything — including a lethal zombie outbreak.
DEUS EX®: HUMAN REVOLUTION™ — Eidos–Montreal brings back one of the most critically acclaimed franchises of all time with one of 2011's most highly anticipated games. Due out August 23, attendees can experience the multi–path, action RPG gameplay at the Square Enix booth.
FINAL FANTASY® XIII–2 — Serah and Noel are desperately seeking Lightning in the next installment from Square Enix's all–star production team.
WAKFU® — The latest role playing game from Ankama Studios (DOFUS) turned heads at this year’s E3 show — now Comic–Con attendees get their chance to experience the world of WAKFU.

In addition to being able to get hands–on with the games, Comic–Con attendees will have the opportunity to gain a new perspective on both DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION and DEAD ISLAND. Two one–hour panels devoted to the games are available to attendees:

Thursday July 21, 11:00 am: The World of 2027 in DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION: Join Eidos–Montreal community manager Kyle Stallock as he moderates a discussion between Mary DeMarle (lead writer, Eidos-Montreal) and Will Rossellini (CEO, MicroTransponder). The two will discuss the vision and moral landscape of transhumanism in DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION and compare it to current scientific advances in the field of bio–mechanical augmentation. Extended footage from the game will make its world debut at this can't–miss session in room 5A. There will be a Q&A session following immediately after the panel.
Friday July 22, 7:30 pm: Find out what makes DEAD ISLAND’s zombies tick as GamePro’s science editor, Andrew Groen, joins Dead Island writer Haris Orkin, Harvard psychiatrist and author of The Zombie Autopsies, Dr. Steven C. Schlozman, author of The Zombie Survival Guide Max Brooks, and UC Berkeley’s neuroscience expert Brad Voytek to explore the misunderstood monsters in a panel that will be anything but dead simple. Shuffle to Room 8 to pick their brains.

"We're thrilled to be previewing some of the hottest upcoming Square Enix titles at this year’s San Diego Comic–Con," said Mona Hamilton, vice president of marketing, Square Enix, Inc. "The Square Enix team is looking forward to engaging with some of our most informed and enthusiastic fans along with meeting some new ones."

San Diego Comic–Con will also mark the debut a total of five new DISSIDIA® and METAL GEAR SOLID® PEACE WALKER™ Play Arts -Kai- figurines — pricing and product details below.

Visit booth 3829 of the San Diego Convention Center for the full lineup of the latest Square Enix products.

Product Details
DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY PLAY ARTS -KAI-
CLOUD STRIFE / SQUALL LEONHART / JUDGE MAGISTER GABRANTH
MSRP: $49.99 each
Release: Summer 2011

METAL GEAR SOLID PEACE WALKER PLAY ARTS -KAI-
SNAKE (Battle Dress Ver.) / KAZUHIRA MILLER
MSRP: $49.99 each
Release: Summer 2011

About DEAD ISLAND:
Developer: Techland
Publisher: Deep Silver
Platform: Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 system, Windows PC
Genre: Zombie Action RPG
Players: 1–4 online cooperative
ESRB Rating: M (Mature)
Ship Date: 2011 (NA)
*North America Distribution Only

About DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION
Developer: Eidos–Montréal
Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.
Platform: Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 system, Windows PC, Steam®, OnLive®
Genre: Action RPG
ESRB Rating: M (Mature)
Ship Date: August 23, 2011 (NA)

About FINAL FANTASY XIII–2
Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.
Platform: Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 system
Genre: RPG
ESRB Rating: RP (Rating Pending)
Ship Date: January 2012 (NA)

About WAKFU
Developer: Ankama
Publisher: Square Enix, Inc.
Platform: Windows PC, Mac and Linux
Genre: Fantasy MMORPG
ESRB Rating: Not Rated by the ESRB
Ship Date: Open Beta Starting Summer 2011 (NA)
*North America Distribution Only

About Square Enix

Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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