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Published on July 9th, 2012 | by Cameron Woolsey

Ubisoft Preps Far Cry, Assassin’s Creed and More for Comic-Con

Ubisoft has announced today that it plans on bringing the best of the best to Comic-Con later this week, though you better get some exercise beforehand, because these games are going to be everywhere. Over at the Ubisoft booth (#5345), fans will be able to check out Connor in Assassin’s Creed III. “The Expendables 2” is getting a movie tie-in game, called The Expendables 2 Video Game, by Ubisoft, and it can be played over at the Lions Gate (#4035) and PlayStation (#4237) booths.

Marvel Avengers: Battle For Earth is a motion controlled fighter for the Xbox 360 and Wii U, and it will be showcased at the Marvel booth (#2329) where demonstrators will Hulk smash and Magneto…magnet… their way to victory. But if you want to get in on some silly movements instead of just watching them, check out Just Dance 4 at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge at the Marriott Hotel across from the convention center.

Ubisoft is also hosting a couple panels during the show. The complete details are as follows (from the official press release):

  • Assassin’s Creed III will feature a live stage demo on Thursday, July 12, from 3:30-4:30 pm in Room 6BCF on the Upper Level. Creative Director Alex Hutchinson will present a live demo, as well as a detailed exploration of the Assassin’s Creed III Steelbook, which was hand-drawn by respected comic book artist Alex Ross. Andrea Rene of Machinima will moderate.
  • Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth will be featured in the “Marvel Video Games” panel, which will be held in Room 6A from 1:45 – 2:45 pm on Saturday, July 14. Producer Pierre Leroux and Director Dan Vargas will unveil the brand new Comic-Con trailer and present gameplay from Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth. Fans will also be able to ask questions and discover more in-depth information about the upcoming release of Ubisoft’s Marvel Avengers video game.

The San Diego Comic-Con will being on July 12 and run to July 15.

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