San Diego Comic-Con 2011: PlayStation schedule revealed

By Posted 18 Jul 2011, 19:41

Earlier on today we provided you with a list of Xbox 360 Kinect games that are scheduled to appear at this year’s Conic-Con International event in San Diego (beginning on July 21st), which as we mentioned will include Dance Central 2 and the Kinect Sports: Season 2 game. Now it appears that the guys at PlayStation have just revealed their Comic-Con 2011 schedule.

As Jeff Rubenstein – Senior Social Media Manager – recently noted over on the blog.us.playstation.com website, PlayStation will be showcasing the latest content from a number of its upcoming titles at their booth, giving visitors the opportunity to go hands-on with games such as Twisted Metal, Journey, Resistance 3, StarHawk and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception.

They are also putting the finishing touches on their custom-built arcade cabinets for the upcoming Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One game, which will be unveiled at their booth this week. The cabinets include a 40-inch Sony Bravia 3D TV with 3D glasses, custom artwork from the developer and a set of custom illuminated DualShock controllers with the colors of Ratchet, Clank, Dr. Nefarious and Qwark.

The PlayStation schedule kicks off at 10:00am on Thursday, July 21st, where attendees will get the opportunity to meet and chat with PlayStation Network developers including Minority Games’ Vander Caballero (Papa &Yo), Overkill Software’s Bo Anderson (Payday) and thatgamecompany’s Kellee Santiago and Jenova Chen.

Not only will they discuss what it takes to be a successful independent developer, they will also provide fans with a little more insight into the inspiration and creativity behind upcoming PSN releases. The guys at PlayStation also have a few hundred Journey t-shirts to give away, but numbers are limited to it is on a first come, first served basis.

From 5:00pm – 6:00pm on Thursday, July 21st is: Exploring a 1950’s Altered America: The Continuing Creation of the Resistance Universe, where members of the Insomniac Games development team – including creative director Marcus Smith and art director Grant Hollis – will provide attendees with an exclusive first look at brand new game content for the Resistance 3 game.

On Friday, July 22nd, attendees will be able to join Uncharted 3’s creative director Amy Hennig and cast members Richard McGonagle, Nolan North and Emily Rose, as they discuss the influence of styles and theatrical techniques from the history of film and how they have helped them to produce award-winning and industry leading interactive entertainment.

Those who are visiting the event on Saturday, July 23rd will get the chance to join David Jaffe – co-director of the upcoming Twisted Metal game – as he unveils the latest trailer and shows off its single-player campaign. If you are attending on Sunday, July 24th, you will get the opportunity to view never-seen-before concept art and exclusive StarHawk story details.

You can read more about the times etc via the blog.us.playstation.com website. Are you attending the San Diego Conic-Con International event this year?

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