NYCC 2017: Square Enix announce New York Comic Con panels, demos and giveaways
At this year’s New York Comic Con, Square Enix (Booth # 1804) will offer hands-on demos for the newly announced SECRET OF MANA and SPELUNKER PARTY!, as well as DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT, FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION, FINAL FANTASY XV MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES, FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION, GRAVEL, LIFE IS STRANGE: BEFORE THE STORM LOST SPHEAR and PROJECT HIKARI.
Show attendees are invited to take part in the DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT tournaments for a chance to win limited edition prizes, including themed battle tours t-shirts. Fans can also try their hand at competing in the FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME Drafts and Sealed Tournaments.
Outside of the convention, Square Enix will also host the FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME Petit Cups, a series of community meet-up events where players can challenge each other in informal tournaments to win prizes. The event calendar kicks off on October 6 at Silk Road Gaming (30 Mott St. New York, New York) for gunslinger-style challenges, followed by an official FINAL FANTASY TRADING CARD GAME tournament the following day, October 7. More information on both the Petit Cup and on-site events will be available on the FFTCG Official Facebook Page.
The Square Enix Members team is hosting a text message sweepstakes for exclusive Members Reward items. Those that sign up will have daily chances to win, as well as to receive free giveaways throughout the show. On October 7th at 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Square Enix Members will also be hosting a special signing session at the booth with FINAL FANTASY BRAVE EXVIUS Global Producer, Hiroki Fujimoto.
Finally, Square Enix will host the below panel at the show, giving fans an opportunity to get the latest development updates and converse with the creative minds behind the games:
- BRINGING IMAGES TO LIFE: FIRST LOOK AT SQUARE ENIX’S TAKE ON JAPANESE MANGA IN VR – Thursday 5th October, 6.30pm-7.30pm (Room 1A21)
For many fans, SQUARE ENIX is synonymous with some of the biggest titles in gaming, but is also home to some of the most beloved titles in Japanese Manga history. At their offices in Tokyo, a team of manga loving veterans from both the game and anime industry have been hard at work to create the next generation of Japanese manga utilizing the latest in VR technology. Come join the team as they share a glimpse of what they envision to be the future of manga.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to play several Square Enix titles, including:
- DISSIDIA FINAL FANTASY NT
Platform: PlayStation4 computer entertainment system
- FINAL FANTASY XV MULTIPLAYER EXPANSION: COMRADES
Platform: Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation4 computer entertainment system
- FINAL FANTASY XV POCKET EDITION
Platform: iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices
- FINAL FANTASY XV WINDOWS EDITION
Platform: Windows PC
Platform: PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC
- LIFE IS STRANGE : BEFORE THE STORM
Platform: Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, Windows PC
- LOST SPHEAR
Platform: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC (STEAM)
- Project Hikari (Working Title) featuring the Manga Series, “Tales of the Wedding Rings”
Platform: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive
- SECRET OF MANA
Platform: PlayStation4 system, PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system and Windows PC (STEAM)
- SPELUNKER PARTY!
Platform: Nintendo Switch and Windows PC (STEAM) (digital only)
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://na.square-enix.com/.