ShiftyLook Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Lineup of Activities

Jul 17th 2013
ShiftyLook Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Lineup of Activities
Highlights to include freeplay arcade, live event streaming, upcoming game demos and more

TOKYO, JAPAN – July 17, 2013 – Namco Bandai Games Inc., a subsidiary of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc. (TYO: 7832), announced today its lineup of activities for San Diego Comic-Con 2013, held July 18-21 in San Diego, California. Taking over the terrace of the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter across the street from the convention center, the event space for ShiftyLook and its partners will be over 10,000 square feet of non-stop fun all Comic-Con long. For the latest information, visit ShiftyLook.com.

In addition to exhibitions from the ShiftyLook and Pac-Man teams from Namco Bandai Games Inc., the event space will feature NAMCO BANDAI Group companies Namco Bandai Games America, Bandai America Incorporated and D3Publisher. Further enhancing the activities, the ShiftyLook Freeplay Arcade will be set-up in cooperation with Namco Entertainment. In addition to NAMCO BANDAI Group companies, the space will feature ShiftyLook partners What Pumpkin Studios, Welovefine.com, Twitch and Olympusat.

Stage Schedule (all events at Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter ShiftyLook-Twitch Live-Streaming Stage unless otherwise noted):

Thursday, July 18th:
9:30am: space opens
12:30pm - 1:00pm: BRAVOMAN®: Binja Bash! Live Demo
2:00pm - 2:30pm: Pac-Man Dash™ Live Demo
2:45pm - 3:00pm: Avi Arad (PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures) spotlight
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Dee Bradley Baker (Bravoman, American Dad) spotlight
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Andrew Hussie (Homestuck) autograph session
5:00pm - 6:00pm: Katsuhiro Harada: Tekken™ Revolution and Tekken™ Card Tournament
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Waya Hime Spotlight with Romi Dames (Bravoman, Winx Club), Matt Moylan (Bravoman) and Dax Gordine (Bravoman)
7:00pm - 8:00pm: ShiftyCast Live! with Ryan North (Galaga, Dinosaur Comics), Christopher Hastings (Galaga, Dr. McNinja) and Alex Culang (Katamari, Buttersafe)
8:00pm: Freeplay Arcade closes to the public, stream runs until late
9:00pm - 10:00pm: Music from Space Town Savior (Ad Infinitum³) – closed to public
10:00pm - 11:00pm: Music from Tommy Pedrini (Bravoman) – closed to public

Friday, July 19th:
9:30am: space opens
1:30pm - 2:30pm: Music from 8 Bit Jin
3:30pm - 4:30pm: Andrew Hussie (Homestuck) autograph session
4:30pm - 5:30pm: Music from Timon Marmex
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Bravoman panel with Rob Paulsen (Animaniacs), Dee Bradley Baker (American Dad), Romi Dames (Winx Club), Jennifer Hale (Mass Effect) and creative team Matt Moylan and Dax Gordine (at San Diego Convention Center, Room 28DE)
7:00pm - 7:30pm: ShiftyCast Live! with Rob Paulsen (Animaniacs) and Scott Kurtz ()
7:30pm: Freeplay Arcade closes to the public, stream runs until late
8:30pm - 9:30pm: Music from Kittypillaz: Jessica Dicicco (Adventure Time) with special guest Olivia Olson (Adventure Time) – closed to public
9:30pm - 10:30pm: Music from Space Town Savior (Ad Infinitum³) – closed to public
10:30pm - 11:30pm: Music from Tommy Pedrini (Bravoman) – closed to public
11:30pm - 12:30am: Music from Alex Culang (Katamari) – closed to public

Saturday, July 20th:
9:30am: space opens
10:00am - 11:00am: JG Quintel (Regular Show) autograph session
11:00am - 11:30am: Making ShiftyLook Webcomics with Alex Culang (Katamari), Dax Gordine (Bravoman) and more!
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Tekken series director Katsuhiro Harada
1:00pm - 1:30pm: Pac-Man Dash™ Live Demo
1:30pm - 2:00pm: BRAVOMAN®: Binja Bash! Live Demo
2:00pm - 3:00pm: ShiftyLook: Video Games-Webcomics Amalgam Extraordinaire! with Scott Kurtz (PvP), Kris Straub (Broodhollow), Zach Weinersmith (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal), and Andrew Hussie (Homestuck) including the world premiere screening of Mappy episode 1 and live-demo of Dig Dug: Burst of Adventure (at San Diego Convention Center Room 28DE)
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Andrew Hussie (Homestuck) autograph session
5:00pm - 6:00pm: Bravoman viewing Party with Rob Paulsen (Animaniacs), Romi Dames (Winx Club), and Jennifer Hale (Mass Effect)
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Mappy Spotlight: Scott Kurtz (PvP) and Kris Straub (Broodhollow)
7:00pm - 8:00pm: ShiftyCast Live with Zach Weinersmith (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal), Jennifer Hale (cite>Mass Effect) and Sam Logan (Sam and Fuzzy)
8:00pm: Freeplay Arcade closes to the public, stream runs until late
9:00pm – 10:00pm: Music from Tommy Pedrini (Bravoman) – closed to public
10:00pm - 11:00pm: Music from Space Boyfriend (Bug Spray) – closed to public
11:00pm - 12:00am: Music from Alex Culang (Katamari) – closed to public

Sunday, July 21st:
9:30am: space opens
10:30am - 11:30am: Alex Culang: Katamari Drawing & Signing
11:30am - 12:30pm: Bravoman: Matt Moylan & Dax Gordine make EXCELLENCE!
12:30pm - 1:00pm: Wonder Momo Spotlight: Jim Zub & Erik Ko
1:00pm - 2:00pm: Andrew Hussie (Homestuck) autograph session
2:00pm - 3:00pm : Music from 1000 Needles
Closes at 5:00pm

(schedule is subject to change without notice)

Games on Display:

Namco Bandai Games Inc.:
PAC-MAN Dash!
BRAVOMAN®: Binja Bash!

Namco Bandai Games America:
PAC-MANand the Ghostly Adventures
PAC-MAN® Championship Edition DX+
PAC-MAN Museum

D3Publisher:
Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW
Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby in 8-bit Land
Ben 10 Omniverse 2

ShiftyLook Freeplay Arcade Games:
Pac-ManBattle Royale Deluxe
Bravoman™ (original Japanese 1988 arcade game board in conversion cabinet)
Wonder Momo (original Japanese 1987 arcade game board in conversion cabinet)
Legend of the Valkyrie (original Japanese 1989 arcade game board in conversion cabinet)
Super Pac-Man
Galaga

Xevious
Pac-Man
Arcade Party

In addition to ShiftyLook's activities, there will be a Random Pop! Live-streaming lounge organized by Olympusat and the FUNimation Channel, a What Pumpkin Studios booth, a Welovefine.com booth and a Twitch live-streaming lounge.

There is no fee to enter the ShiftyLook space at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter, but space inside may be limited due to capacity controls. The ShiftyLook space has a strict zero tolerance anti-harassment policy in effect and violators may be banned at ShiftyLook's discretion without warning. Fans should plan on arriving early in anticipation of popular events. All the ShiftyLook Comic-Con event details and rules can be read at http://www.shiftylook.com/events/post/san-diego-comic-con.

For additional updates and exclusive information, follow ShiftyLook on Twitter (@ShiftyLook), Facebook (fb.com/ShiftyLook) and YouTube (http://youtube.com/user/shiftylooknbgi).


About Namco Bandai Games
Namco Bandai Games Inc., a part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive contents – including all major video game consoles, amusement machines (arcade products) and network platforms such as mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, Tekken®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcogames.co.jp/english/.

About ShiftyLook
Part of Namco Bandai Games Inc., ShiftyLook is all about bringing arcade classics back to life with webcomics, cartoons, games and more! With some of the coolest creators in the business, ShiftyLook publishes webcomics for classic games like KATAMARI, GALAGA™ and DIG DUG™, and introduces retro Japanese titles like BRAVOMAN™, WONDER MOMO, VALKYRIE and KLONOA™ to fans both old and new. ShiftyLook's animated series include BRAVOMAN™ and MAPPY™. More information on ShiftyLook can be found at http://shiftylook.comtext.

bookmark/share with:

Press Release archives

Around The Web