As usual we’ll be in San Diego full-force for Comic-Con next week! Not only will we be at Booth #2729 in the convention center with Image Comics, we have some really fun stuff planned for Petco Park and we’re going bigger than ever! Here’s what you can expect:
THE WALKING DEAD ESCAPE
Our friends at The Walker Stalkers have taken up the production of The Walking Dead Escape! The Escape will be running Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 10pm. This year, for the first time, participants will come face to face with Negan and the Saviors. Will you survive?
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THE WALKER STALKER FAN FEST
The Walker Stalkers are bringing their Walker Stalker Con to Petco Park as well! Cast from the Walking Dead, an Emily Kinney concert, panels, signings, photo ops! It’s the whole shebang! And we’re taking over part of the Fan Fest to put on some really cool things:
On Saturday, July 11th, at 8pm, Telltale is holding a special one-time-only screening of the very best moments from Telltale’s The Walking Dead, with actors from the game performing live in front of an audience and broadcast online via twitch! More info here!
We’ve partnered with Twitch.tv to stream live from Petco Park! Twitch will be hosting front page access to multiple Skybound game partners and will be hosted by Twitch Director of Programming Marcus “DJ Wheat” Graham. The stream will feature popular streamers: Bajheera, Swiftor, Ezekiel_III, Wootystyle, Pokket, & Savvy. You can catch us on the front page of Twitch Saturday, July 11th from 11am to 11pm, or go right to twitch.tv/skybound
AMD will be set up to demo several new AAA titles that were showcased at E3, letting players take control of some of these games for the first time ever. AMD is also sponsoring giveaways Friday AND Saturday! Be sure to follow these AMD accounts where they’ll be tweeting their contests and promotions:
@AMDRadeon (graphics hardware)
#IDARB is a constantly-evolving, crowd-sourced, minimalist game mechanic sketchbook. This 8-player eSport was downloaded by over two million players on Xbox One. At Comic-Con we’re premiering #IDARB DLC arena packs based on Invincible and The Walking Dead! We’re also going to be hosting live competitions on Twitch where viewers will be able to affect the gameplay using secret Twitter hashtags!
Based on the smash breakout hit social card game SUPERFIGHT, Pipeworks is extending the game to mobile devices to launch this fall. This innovative mobile game will allow players to record and share video of their arguments or participate as part of a jury to decide which hilarious combination of character and attributes wins each battle.
For the first time ever, live streaming Superfight matches will allow viewers from around the world to be part of our Superfight matches as they determine the winners of each battle! Several surprise celebrities and influencers will be joining the fun. Look for these live battles to feature the brand-spanking-new Walking Dead Deck!
STARBREEZE & OVERKILL’S THE WALKING DEAD
From the creators of PayDay2, this upcoming AAA co-op FPS/action game for PC, Xbox One, and PS4 will feature a brand new non-linear Walking Dead story!
Straight from E3, Overkill’s The Walking Dead virtual reality experience will be available for the first time to the public! Immerse yourself into the world of The Walking Dead with the new StarVR headset. StarVR offers 210 degree peripheral vision, 90 frames-per-second video, and 5k resolution screens. This is the ultimate virtual reality experience and Petco Park is the first stop before Starbreeze takes it across the country, bringing this incredible virtual reality experience to fans of The Walking Dead everywhere!
A world premiere of an unannounced title from TEAM 17!
Digital Domain wants everyone from around the world to be able to experience The Walking Dead Escape! They’ll be heading into The Escape and streaming their time their live via twitch with IM360 immersive 360 degree interactive cameras that let viewers control their view of the outbreak! Will anyone survive?!
Winnin specializes in video battles, letting users curate playlists where users choose their favorite video in head-to-head battles. The winning video survives to the next round where it goes head-to-head with the next video in the list. In the end, just one video reigns supreme! Look for Winnin to be running custom zombie-themed battles throughout SDCC weekend, hosted at TheWalkingDead.com with prizes for the winners! Winnin will have a dedicated video booth setup where Fan Fest attendees can enter their videos in the fray!