Capcom To Hold Resident Evil And Monster Hunter Panels At New York Comic-Con


Capcom are taking a bunch of games to New York Comic-Con with them this weekend, and they’ll be holding a variety of panels at the convention as well. In terms of games, the publisher will show off a playable build of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, a new playable build of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, and the Ace Attorney Trilogy.


Meanwhile, here’s a look at the panels they’re going to be hosting, along with descriptions for each one:


  • The World of Capcom
    Thursday, Oct 9 from 4:15PM – 5:00PM in Room 1A06
    Come find out the latest updates on all the new Capcom games including Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Resident Evil Revelations 2, the newly remastered version of the 2002 GameCube remake of Resident Evil, Dead Rising 3 for PC, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, and Ultra Street Fighter IV. Plus sneak peeks at all the latest cool Capcom merchandise and maybe a surprise or two.


  • Resident Evil Returns
    Friday, Oct 10 from 7:15PM – 8:00PM in Room 1A24
    Come join members of the Resident Evil team and get the latest news “bites” on the upcoming Resident Evil Revelations 2 and the newly remastered version of the 2002 GameCube remake of Resident Evil. Resident Evil Revelations 2 Producer, Michiteru Okabe, will also be on hand to showcase the game and provide an overview of what players can expect from this next chapter in the Resident Evil series. There will be plenty of content to sink your teeth into as well as some new game details to share, so we’ll see you there!


  • Monster Hunter panel
    Saturday, Oct 11 from 12:00pm -12:45pm in Room 1A24
    Monster Hunter is one of the most popular video game franchises in Japan and the excitement is catching in the West! Join a panel of Capcom staff members including director Kaname Fujioka as they share the brand new features and exclusive insights from Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (coming Early 2015 on the Nintendo 3DS). The game features all new weapons, monsters and native online support. The panel will include gameplay footage, as well as some special surprises, so this is one you won’t want to miss! Followed by a QA session.


  • Street Fighter
    Sunday, Oct 12 from 2:00pm-2:45pm in Room 1A10
    A panel of Street Fighter experts share the latest news on the greatest fighting game franchise in the world! Find out about the latest updates for Ultra Street Fighter IV and how you can earn big money and everlasting fame by competing in the Capcom Pro Tour culminating in the Capcup Finals in December. Special guest, Joey Ansah – writer, director, and actor of the smash hit Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist web series makes an exclusive appearance to share behind-the-scenes details of making the excellent film, share a sneak peek at Funimation’s upcoming Blu-Ray/DVD release as well as answer Q&A.
Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.