Comic-Con Recap: Highlighting the best video game coverage from SDCC, including Halo, Assassins Creed, Fortnite, and more!

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Video game industry presence has grown at Comic-Con over the past five years, with this year being the largest industry feature yet! In addition to some incredible show floor booths promoting the industry’s upcoming releases, many panels featured new games such as Fornite, Halo 4, Gears of War, Epic Mickey 2, and more. We have extensive coverage, hands-on experience, and impressions with each of these games!

Halo 4 – new multiplayer information, hands-on, and more!

343 Industries hosted the Halo 4: A New Campaign and Halo Infinity Multiplayer panel at Comic-con Saturday and unveiled some new information regarding multiplayer. The studio’s reveals include information on a revamped leveling system, armor mods and emblems, specializations, exciting multiplayer announcements, and more!

 

Assassins Creed 3 – Live stage demo and exclusive details

Ubisoft is hard at work tweaking and putting the final touches onto their upcoming title, Assassin’s Creed III. This year, Comic-Con attendees were given an exclusive sneak peek at the gameplay of the upcoming title, featuring a nearly six-minute look at exciting new gameplay additions in one of the game’s settings: Boston!

 

Epic Games reveals Fortnite, and it looks epic!

Epic Games is at it again. You should know them from their latest hits such as Bulletstorm and Gear of War 3. However, this time they have turned in the complete opposite direction when they revealed their upcoming title Fortnite.

 

Sonic and Mega Man fans, rejoice: the two will be crossing over into comics!

Archie Comics have been hinting at a Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog crossover. Fans at San Diego Comic Con had a chance to hear the news first during the Archie Comics panel. April 2013 with issues #24 of Mega Man will begin the crossover with our beloved hedgehog.

 

One Piece: Pirate Warriors gets a Comic-Con exclusive trailer

Namco Bandai Games began streaming the official “Comic-Con 2012″ trailer for the upcoming One Piece: Pirate Warriors game. Check out footage of the playable characters and some gameplay in the exclusive 2-minute trailer!

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