As the four day annual event, San Diego Comic-Con 2014 that draws people and fans from gaming, comic book, entertainment and movie industry comes to an end, we look at all the new announcements that were made on the gaming side in these four days.
One of the most famous of the reveals was for the Next Mass Effect title, which is tentatively called Mass Effect 4.
Next Mass Effect First Images and Details
Fans' curiosity about the game was reasonably high as this was one of the most awaited events.
BioWare's panel titled, "Charting a Course: Developing the Next Mass Effect" had a mix of developers from the company's Edmonton and Montreal Studios. And it was not disappointing as details and first look of the game were released.
Fans were introduced to a new Mako vehicle that will be making a comeback to the game. The vehicle was part of the original Mass Effect game. The vehicle will be comparatively faster as the next Mass Effect will be concentrating more on exploration of alien planets. It also revealed that players will be able to customize their vehicle.
It also reiterated that Commander Shepard will not be present in the game, whcih will instead have a human protagonist. No further information was provided on the new protagonist. However, it said that some of the alien races that were seen in previous games will be returning.
Though there has been no confirmation of its release date, the tentative date is taken as 2015. The studio has not elaborated on what platforms the game will be rolling out either.
The Walking Dead Season 3 Confirmed
Telltale announced at SDCC panel that its hit game The Walking Dead will continue into Season 3. However, no details of the location of the game were revealed. Clementine inclusion too is not known as of now, GameSpot reported.
Titanfall Frontier's Edge DLC Details
Titanfall's newest DLC, Frontier Edge will have three maps - Dig Site, Haven and Export. Environments range from mountains to huge man-made structures. The DLC does not offer anything more than the maps and it will cost $10 if bought separately. It will be releasing on 31 July for Xbox One and PC. Xbox 360 version will be released at a later date, Gamerant reported.
Street Fighter executive producer, Yoshinori Ono has revealed that the next Comic-Con in 2015 will have a new Street Fighter game. This was revealed at the SDCC panel.
Katsuhiro Harada, producer of Tekken has confirmed that Tekken X Street Fighter is in development.
Tekken 7 Confirmed, New Trailer
New details of the upcoming Tekken 7 were announced at the SDCC panel on 25 July. The game will have a detailed background story that will allow players to know about Mishima clans. It will also provide answers for Hiehachi throwing Kazuya off a mountain and other Tekken mysteries. The game will have one-on-one battles. Lars from Tekken 6 will be making a comeback it was revealed, Polygon reported.
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Halo: Guardian gets Playable Character
Apart from the first trailer reveal of the TV series, Halo: Nightfall, fans of the video game Halo 5: Guardian were treated to the news of Agent Locke being a playable character in it. Locke will be seen hunting down Master Chief. It is not yet known if he will be a friend or enemy of Master Chief.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor - New Trailer
A new trailer for Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor was released, indroducing players to the now dead Celebrimbor, the smith who was responsible for creation of Rings of Power. Celebrimbor may join the quest in Mordor that Talion is on.
The game has been pushed ahead of its stated release date to 30 September. The game will release for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. PC version will be release on 2 October.
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LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
A new trailer for Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham was showcased by Warner Bros. This humorous trailer shows Justice League superheroes of DC Comics in action. Some of the famous DC universe villains like Joker and others appeared in the trailer.
The game will feature space combat, unique storyline, side-games, iconic DC universe locales and close to 150 unique characters.
The game will be rolling out in 2014 for Mac, PC, Nintendo 3DS, Wii U, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
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Guardians of the Galaxy coming to PC
The characters like Star-Lord, Drax, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, and Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy will be heading into action RPG for PC. GameSpot reported.
Lords of the Fallen Gets Gameplay Trailer
A new gameplay trailer for the upcoming gaming title, Lords of the Fallen was unveiled. Players will be playing as Harkyn, a criminal who has been offered redemption. Player will have to defeat the army of a previously defeated God. Publishers Bandai Namco has showcased some of the dreaded beasts that players will face as Harkyn.
It has also revealed that buyers who pre-order the game will be eligible for the Limited Edition of the game that will add a new Monk's Decipher DLC. This DLC will also feature soundtrack and the Demonic Weapons Pack (includes three special weapons).
This hack and slash game will be released on 28 October, 2014 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Gets Link as Playable Character
Capcom has announced that Link from The Legend of Zelda series will be a playable character in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Link's gear is inspired from Skyward Sword. The game is a crossover from the Japanese Monster Hunter 4G. Players might also be treated with some Nintendo music, GameSpot reported.
The Legend of Korra 10 minute Video
The video game adaptation of the popular animated series on Nickelodeon, The Legend of Korra gets a 10 minute video. This video game is a continuation of the Avatar series (Avatar: The Last Airbender).
The game has Korra regaining her powers one by one. An unknown enemy has blocked her powers and each play through makes her stronger. The game is developed by Platinum Games and Activision is the publisher.
The game is expected to released in 201 for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
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