LOS ANGELES (Oct. 10, 2011) — Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, will showcase its upcoming lineup and host a number of exclusive events at New York Comic Con, taking place at the Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan from Oct. 13-16, 2011.
Show attendees can preview and play the following Square Enix titles at booths 622 and 630:
New York Comic Con attendees are invited to join “East Meets West: Art Direction for a Worldwide Audience” on Friday, Oct. 14 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. for an exclusive panel presenting concept and finished art from FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 and DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION. Moderated by industry consultant and former Newsweek senior writer, N’Gai Croal, the panel will include an in-depth discussion between Isamu Kamikokuryo, art director of FINAL FANTASY XIII-2 and Jonathan Jacques-Belletête, art director of DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION.
Other Square Enix events include:
HEROES OF RUIN fans can receive a free poster signed by Adi Granov, the cover artist for HEROES OF RUIN, whose most notable works include the Iron Man: Extremis series and the Iron Man films. With the poster, you’ll also be entered into a raffle to win a free Nintendo 3DS™ at the end of the day, Friday through Sunday!
Square Enix Products, the merchandising division of Square Enix, will have a number of exciting products on sale, including a New York Comic Con exclusive action figure! Attendees can learn more at the Square Enix events page at http://www.square-enix-shop.com/usa/event_info/. Product highlights include:
HALO: COMBAT EVOLVED PLAY ARTS -KAI- (2011 New York Comic Con exclusive!)
Spartan Mark V (Silver)
Available in a limited quantity of only 400 figures worldwide, this New York Comic Con exclusive was designed in collaboration with Microsoft and Square Enix. Each figure will come with an individually numbered sticker on the package, and will not be sold anywhere else!
HALO: REACH PLAY ARTS -KAI-
RED/BLUE TEAM SPARTAN MARK V [B] (Each Sold Separately)
Available in limited quantities, these event-exclusive figures were first introduced at San Diego Comic-Con and were met with roaring popularity. This is the last chance to grab them, so be sure to check them out!
PLAY ARTS -KAI- DISPLAY STAND Vol.2
Available while supplies last, each PLAY ARTS -KAI- action figure purchase qualifies for a free display stand, capable of posing figures in dynamic poses!
DEAD ISLAND and DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION are rated M (Mature). Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) website at www.esrb.org for more information about ratings.
About Square Enix, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 58 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
More information on Square Enix, Inc. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/na/.