Namco Bandai Games has announced Naruto Storm 3 will be at the The 2012 London Comic Con! The event takes place October 26th to 28th and will feature a playable demo of the game. In addition, CyberConnect2’s President Hiroshi Matsuyama will be on hand to give a presentation on Storm 3 . Namco Bandai mentions he will be signing autographs and teases he will have a special announcement to make during his presentation.
Dragon Ball will also be at the 2012 London Comic Con in the form of Dragon Ball Z Kinect and Dragon Ball Budokai HD Collection. Check out Namco Bandai’s full announcement below.
Namco Bandai Games UK confirm the full line up of playable games, special guests, demos and schedule of events for London’s MCM Expo this October 26th – 28th.
Spread over 3 stands, Namco Bandai are set to have a huge presence this show.
NAMCO BANDAI STAND
On the main Namco Bandai stand, playable games will include:
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch – the stunning Level-5 JRPG featuring animations from the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, My Neighbour Totoro, Howls Moving Castle).
Available 25th January 2013
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 – the climax of the series and much anticipated great ninja war. This will be the first opportunity to play it anywhere in the UK!
Tank! Tank! Tank! – based on the classic Namco arcade game and coming to Wii U at launch, this will be the game’s first public UK outing.
Available 30th November 2012
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 WiiU Edition – the best selling fighting game of all time is hitting Wii U at launch with very unique Nintendo-only features.
Available 30th November 2012
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – Been practising at home? Come and test your skills against some of the top UK players who will be around the show.
DRAGON BALL STAND
Celebrating all things Dragon Ball in partnership with Manga. We will be showing 2 titles on the Dragon Ball stand:
Dragon Ball Z for Kinect – Practise your Kamehameha and become Super Saiyan!
Dragon Ball Budokai 1-3 HD Collection – Budokai is back! Fans can experience the these two much-loved titles of the first time in HD at the show.
Available 2nd November 2012
STAR TREK STAND
Trekkers will get an exclusive sneak peak of next year’s blockbuster game STAR TREK created in partnership with J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot.
We will invite Star Trek fans new and old to take a break from the busy show in our specially built screening room (featuring Nvidia technology). Where they will experience in full 3D a gameplay presentation showing the asymmetrical co-op from both Spock and Kick’s in game perspective’s. All visitors will be given a free poster on exit.
Available Early 2013
GAMING STAGE & SIGNING SESSIONS
Tekken Tag Tournament 2
Qualifiers – Namco Bandai stand
Friday 3pm & 4pm and Saturday 12pm & 1pm.
Still haven’t had a chance to qualify for the UK finals? Well fear not as Namco Bandai are giving you the chance to win one of four qualifying spots. Sign-ups will be done on a first come first served basis at the Namco Bandai stand with the winners gaining entry into the finals that will take place on Saturday afternoon*.
Grand UK Finals! - 4pm Saturday - Gaming Stage
Over the past few months, Tekken fans nationwide have been battling it out to win one of 16 fiercely contested qualification places for the official Tekken Tag Tournament 2 grand finals which will take place at the expo.
If you fancy your chances, during Friday and Saturday the last 4 places will be available to win on the Namco Bandai stand.
The finals will be played out on the stage for crowds to witness. The contestants will be battling for some amazing prizes including a huge signed print, a highly limited Kotobukiya figurine worth £350, £500 cash and a trip to Paris to take part in the European finals!
Special Guest: Hiroshi Matsuyama – President of CyberConnect 2 (Developers of Naruto videogames)
Sunday 12:00 – Gaming Stage
Larger than life character Matsuyama-san will be giving Naruto fans a peak at Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3. He will also be making a special on stage announcement
Sunday 1pm– Signing Area
Matsuyama-san and Liam O’Brian (voice actor of Naruto’s Gaara of the Sand) will be signing free posters for fans.
Ni No Kuni – Live demo
Saturday 5pm – Gaming Stage
Sunday 3pm – Gaming Stage
A selection of Namco Bandai’s games will be available for sale at a show price on Manga’s booth.
NB: stage times are subject to change.
*Those who have already qualified for the UK finals will not be permitted to enter.