Capcom’s Comic-Con 08 Blowout!

Jul 10, 2008 // s-kill

Tournaments! Moviestars! Rockstars of the Art World… drawing live! Cosplay! Capcom producers running amok! Mega Man dancing with Bionic Commando in our boxing ring?

Perhaps we’ve gone too far, but it’s a good time to be a Capcom fan, my friends.

Stay tuned for some sneak-peaks at some of our cool giveaways and the ultra-limited merch going on sale, and hit the jump for the full schedule of events!



Leading video game publisher Capcom, proudly presents one of the biggest booths at the 2008 International Comic Con in San Diego. Over 1800 sq. ft. of interactive displays, exclusive merchandise, gaming tournaments, celebrity appearances and special events that are sure to thrill their diehard fans in the massive Comic Con crowds.

Foremost is the full-size, 20’x20′ boxing ring that holds ten Street Fighter IV arcade units, direct from Japan. Comic-con fans will be among the first gamers in North America to play this much-anticipated sequel to the best-selling fighting game franchise of all time as it celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Meet Capcom’s product managers, developers, and staff daily as they share with you all that Capcom has to offer!

The Games!
Be the first to play advance demos of the hottest new Capcom games coming out, including:

Bionic Commando
Bionic Commando: Rearmed
Dark Void
MotoGP 08
Mega Man 9
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix
Neopets Puzzle Adventure
plus Capcom Mobile games

Exclusive trailers:
Resident Evil 5
Resident Evil: Degeneration CG movie
SF IV CG animated mini-movie trailers

– plus, some surprise game demos and trailers!

Celebrity Appearances:

– Yoshinoro Ono (producer, SFIV)
– Ben Judd (producer, Bionic Commando)
– Andy Diggle
– Kristen Kreuk (star of Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li)
– Justin Marks (writer of Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li,  and the upcoming Bionic Commando comic book)
– Top comic book artists (contributors to Udon’s Street Fighter Tribute Book) including Adam Hughes, J. Scott Campbell, Mark Brooks, and more!
– Mega Man – IN PERSON!!!1
– Bionic Commando – IN PERSON!!!1

– Bonus: awesome Bionic Commando arm that you might get to wear


SF IV Tournaments every morning at 11am, register early as soon as the show starts to get a berth to compete.

SFIV Tournaments at 3pm on FRI, SAT and SUN afternoons.

SFIV Grand Tournament at 3pm on SUN

Prizes include a Comic-con Exclusive limited edition SFIV Chun-Li action figure

Daily “Making of SFIV” presentation by Ono-san

Calling ALL SF cosplayers! SF Cosplay parade and contest on Friday at 2:30pm – winner personally chosen by Ono-san. Prize = Chun-Li statue


THU 7/24, 3:15-4:15, Room 6 CDEF
The Making of Street Fighter IV featuring Ono-san

FRI 7/25, 2-3pm, Room 2
Capcom Presents: How to Get a Job in the Video Game Industry with Capcom insiders as well as industry vets.

SAT 7/26, 6-7pm, Room 2
The Making of Bionic Commando and Bionic Commando: Rearmed featuring Ben Judd, Andy Diggle, Justin Marks. Meet the BC himself!

Capcom Store:

Top-quality Capcom games and gear
Incredible bargains > grab bags and surprises
Exclusive Capcom Comic Con tshirt > limited!
Exclusive items:
– Limited Edition SFIV Chun-Li statue by SOTA Toys, supervised by Ono-san himself, limited to just 700 units made > 400 for sale ($100) at CC.
** Also 3000 mini statuettes for sale ($10).

– Street Fighter Tribute Book: Featuring over 300 pages of original SF art celebrating the 20 year legend of the franchise, featuring artwork by top names in the comic book industry including: Adam Hughes, J. Scott Campbell, Mark Brooks and more. Limited editions printed and only available at Capcom or Udon booths at Comic-con.

– Limited prints of Street Fighter Tribute Book artwork signed by artists for sale at Capcom booth

Sneak Peeks at upcoming Capcom licensed products including:

Prototypes of BC and SFIV action figures by NECA

Cool Giveaways when you Demo Capcom Games:

Exclusive SFIV Ryu headband
SFIV poster
Bionic Commando poster
Dark Void frisbee flyer
Capcom lanyards
Capcom mints (mmm…minty…)
Capcom character tattoos

For more information: capcom-unity.com