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Activision Blizzard's 2009 New York Comic Con Lineup

by Rainier on Feb. 3, 2009 @ 8:29 a.m. PST

Activision announced its plans for the New York Comic Con show on Feb. 6-8, 2009. where it will have Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, Prototype and X-Men Origins: Wolverine on display, with both hands-on demos and producer-led demonstrations, special trailers featuring never before seen game footage, as well as panel presentations on all three titles, presided by the developers and writers.


  • In-theater, video game screenings of X-Men Origins: Wolverine guided by award-winning game developer Raven Software.
  • Hands-on – fans get their first chance to play the highly anticipated open-world/action thriller, PROTOTYPE, planned for release in June.
  • Trailer Debut – reveal of new trailer for Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2.
  • Photo opportunity – fans can pose in front of a green screen set against scenes from either X-Men Origins: Wolverine or Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2.
  • Live Debates – fans get a chance to engage in a live, open forum debate to test their Marvel mettle and take a stand on the Hero Registration Act.


  • Friday, February 6, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 7, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, February 8, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM


  • Activision Booth #1331
    New York Jacob Javits Center
    655 West 34th Street
    New York, NY 10001


Fans of the shape-shifting phenomenon will also be able to attend a panel presentation of PROTOTYPE hosted by developer Radical Entertainment, which will include a live game demonstration, new gameplay footage, and more.

  • Friday, February 6th
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Panel Room 2 (1A07)

Members of Raven Software and Vicarious Visions game studios and writers of both X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 will further engage comic fans in a panel presentation, moderated by Ricardo Torres of GameSpot. The panel, which is hosted by Activision and Marvel, is designed to take the fans deep into the development and explore the evolution of Marvel Comic Book Characters in video games.

  • Sunday, February 8th
  • 11:15 AM – 12: 15 PM
  • Panel Room 7 (1A24)

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