CM4 drops prices on Catalyst for the holidays

Gifts are always a pain for friends and family, CM4 hopes to sneak their way onto the lists of those gamers for 2010 with a price reduction on their catalyst line. The slim and tough covers are designed to compliment the latest portable systems from Nintendo and Sony and even cover the Wiimote.

Drawing attention to function without bulk the skins should earn a spot on lists for those unable to pinpoint a specific idea for that someone. Also the style and form should be enough to muscle out any existing cases they might have.

Check out their site for more info.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2010 – Sunday Gallery

The final day of images are live, check out the gallery below. Cosplay, Collectables and more are all inside to close out the 5 days of madness that is SDCC. Also I fixed the gallery system (finally) so everyone can actually preview images instead of loading the raw files.

The winner of the LIMBO contest will be announced shortly, hopefully everyone participated that had interest.

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Robert Kirkman Announces SKYBOUND

A new generation has formed in the comic industry, forging their name in the digital realm and over small press, these artists strive to become the next generation in comics. SKYBOUND is a new division of Image Comics focusing on these creators and giving them a broader platform.

Kirkman will stand at the helm of the company picking the creators to participate in the group, overseeing the promotion and expansion of the talented creators in the pool. All artists will get full backing from the company in their medium and in expanded mediums including TV and Film across the globe. Image will act as publisher and distributor to SKYBOUND giving access to comic stores and channels nationwide.

The first SKYBOUND original will be Witch Doctor, those interested can catch it this week at Comic-Con 2010. The story focusing on a “sick world” where mythical creatures interfere with the natural order. Discovered from the internet, this is an example of exactly what the team is looking for in new properties. Skybound originals should start hitting shelves around 2011 so keep an eye out. We’ll have our attention drawn to see how it pans out.

SUPER panel revealed for Comic-Con 2010

The panels of Comic-Con keep getting better. SUPER will have a panel in Hall H this year, join the cast and crew for an hour of production topics, story info and peeks at the film.

The panelist line-up:

  • James Gunn (Slither)
  • Rainn Wilson (The Office)
  • Nathan Fillion (Firefly, Castle)
  • Michael Rooker (Henry Portrait of a Serial Killer)
  • Ted Hope (Adventureland)
  • Miranda Bailey (The Squid and The Whale)

Info about SUPER:

SUPER is a hyper-real and shockingly funny look at the extremely violent antics of a down-on-his-luck man’s attempt to win his wife back from a glamorous drug dealer by teaming up with a psychopathic teen and becoming costumed crime fighters.

Hawaii Five-0 Cast at Comic-Con 2010

Hawaii Five-0 is back for the summer on TV, the reboot is set to capture the spirit of Hawaii with the same glamor and allure that the original had. While many panels are keeping tight about who will be present we have the full roster for the panel.

  • Alex Kurtzman
  • Roberto Orci (Star Trek)
  • Peter M. Lenkov (24)
  • Len Wiseman (Underworld)
  • Daniel Dae Kim (Jin on Lost)
  • Grace Park (Battlestar Galactica)

The Panel is set to take place in room 6BCF from 10:15 – 11:15am on Friday July 23rd. The team will be there to talk about the mythology behind the series and the new approach they’ll be taking with the show to keep it alive in today’s market.

Capcom at Comic-Con 2010

The flood of Comic-Con news doesn’t stop, Capcom has announced their panels and events for Comic-Con 2010 this year. Check out the list direct from the team.

Panels

Dead Rising 2

Dead Rising 2, the highly anticipated sequel to Capcom’s hit zombie action video game is here. Dead Rising 2 Executive Producer, Keiji Inafune and Producer, Shinsaku Ohara, unveil development stories and discuss the upcoming Zombrex Dead Rising Sun motion picture. Followed by a Q&A session.
Thursday July 22 12:00-1:00 Room 25ABC

Capcom 2010 and Beyond!
See the latest trailers and get the inside scoop on all of Capcom’s most highly anticipated games for 2010 and beyond: Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, Sengoku Basara, Okamiden, Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, Ghost Trick, Dead Rising 2, and more. On top of all that, hear details on an exciting new game announcement by Capcom legend Keiji Inafune, the father of Mega Man!
Thursday, July 22 4:45-5:45 Room 6BCF

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

The wait is over! After a decade of demand, Capcom delivers with MARVEL VS. CAPCOM 3: Fate of Two Worlds! Learn all you need to know about the characters, levels, storyline, fight moves and combos from Producer, Ryota Niitsuma and Special Advisor Seth Killian of Capcom, along with TQ Jefferson, Director of Games at Marvel Entertainment and Frank Tieri, storywriter for Marvel Comics. Then show off your fighting game skills as we pull audience members for some spontaneous challenge matches to win exclusive MVC3 prizes! Followed by a Q&A session.
Friday, July 23 2:00-3:00pm Room 24ABC

STREET FIGHTER

Super Street Fighter IV Producer, Yoshinori Ono, shares his thoughts on SSFIV and presents his exciting vision for the future of the franchise. Experience why everyone can’t get enough of Street Fighter! Featuring Seth Killian, Street Fighter Special Advisor. Followed by a Q&A session.
Saturday, July 24 12:00-1:00pm Room 25ABC

TOURNAMENTS

Marvel Vs Capcom 3 tournaments will be happening in Capcom’s Fighting Ring Thursday through Saturday at 11am -12:00pm and 3 – 4:00pm, and Sunday 11am-12pm. Signup daily at the Capcom Booth from 9-10:00am

RED – Comic-Con 2010 Panelists confirmed

RED is coming to Comic-Con and theaters shortly after on October 15th. With the panel already announced, the question was who would show?

Today we have a leak out there of the information

RED cast for Hall H on Thursday July 22.

  • Bruce Willis
  • Mary-Louise Parker
  • Karl Urban
  • John Malkovich
  • Helen Mirren
  • Warren Ellis
  • Robert Schwentke

One can only hope that the random street previews around the convention also include a showing for RED as well.

Ubisoft announces Comic-Con 2010 lineup

Comic-Con is coming fast, with only a week left until the big show Ubisoft has released their panel schedule and games at the show. Scott Pilgrim vs. The World The Game, Just Dance 2, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier will all be on tap. To help out those who can’t make the pilgrimage to San Diego this year, Ubisoft will also be handing out prizes over their Twitter accountand updates throughout the show.

Ubisoft Panels:

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood: Thursday, July 22nd from 3:30–4:30 pm, room: 7AB
Development team members from Ubisoft Montreal will discuss the next iteration of the critically acclaimed, multi-million unit selling franchise – Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood. Attendees will learn about the new multiplayer mode, a first for the Assassin’s Creed franchise, and get an exclusive preview of new multiplayer characters. The panel will feature an in-depth look at the story and art of the Brotherhood and the return of Ezio, now a legendary Master Assassin, as he journeys into Italy’s greatest city, Rome, to strike at the heart of the enemy. The session will also go beyond the Brotherhood to discuss the Assassin’s Creed universe as a multimedia entertainment experience.

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier: Saturday, July 24th from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, room: 25ABC
Hollywood and Ghost Recon are joining forces. Ubisoft and Little Minx, a company of Ridley Scott and Associates (RSA), present Oscar-winning director François Alaux (Logorama), associate producer and technical advisor to all RSA films Harry Humphries, BAFTA Film Award nominee and director of cinematography Trent Opaloch, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Solider video game studio producer, Adrian Lacey, in a panel discussing the upcoming Ghost Recon short film, and connections between the film and the game. Additional details about the panel will be revealed soon.

For those not familiar with Twitter, check out @Ubisoft here.

Subaru invites fans to talk with Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra

Subaru and Rally fans all over are invited to a special conference call with Subaru Rally Team USA drivers Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra. The call takes place on Monday July 26th at 3PM Pacific / 6PM Eastern, on the call fans will be able to ask questions to Travis Pastrana and Dave Mirra about their prep and plans for the X Games. For those that may run out of ideas for questions they’ll also be answering social questions about the sport and the new 2011 Impreza WRX/STi.

From Subaru:

“Travis and Dave love their fans and this is a unique way to connect with them on a more personal level,” said Todd Lawrence, promotions and sponsorship manager, Subaru of America, Inc. “They are looking forward to talking about what’s going on with the Subaru Rally Team and are eager to drive their Subaru Impreza WRX STI rally cars at X Games in Rally Car Racing and the all-new SuperRally event.”

Both drivers will be putting it on the line at the X Games on July 31st starting at 1PM Pacific / 4PM Eastern.

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