Bandai's lineup for the big show
Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. is going Super Saiyan and bringing a tank-load of game demos and more to the 2023 San Diego Comic Convention (SDCC). The titles on display include hot and hotly anticipated games ARMORED CORE™ VI FIRES OF RUBICON™, TEKKEN™8, SAND LAND, NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS, and DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2. With a variety of gameplay activations, experiential installations, photo ops, and swag, attendees are invited to see all that Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. has to offer from July 20 – 23 at and around the San Diego Convention Center.
Activations from Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. during SDCC take place at the San Diego Convention Center, at the nearby San Diego Wine & Culinary Center located at 200 W Harbor Drive (Suite 120), and at the Dragon Ball Special Booth at Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Terrace, located at 333 W Harbor Drive.
At the San Diego Convention Center (Badge Required)
SAND LAND (Booth #3729) – Enter a recreation of a vehicle from the game and go hands-on with the first-ever playable demo of SAND LAND, a new action RPG based on the classic manga from Akira Toriyama, creator of DRAGON BALL and DR. SLUMP.
NARUTO X BORUTO Ultimate Ninja STORM CONNECTIONS (Booth #129) – Pose with a Naruto statue and play recently announced characters in a recreation of the Hidden Leaf Village food stand for this action fighting game celebrating the anime’s 20th anniversary.
PANEL ROOM ACTIVATIONS – See the Worldwide Premiere of the SAND LAND anime feature film – follow the official SAND LAND Twitter for more information. Join a panel of fighting greats to learn more about TEKKEN 8; SDCC panel details will be revealed at a later time.
At the San Diego Wine & Culinary Center
ARMORED CORE VI FIRES OF RUBICON – Pilots wanted! The battle over Rubicon 3 and its valuable resource Coral is in need of capable pilot recruits. In this exciting experiential activation for the upcoming action game from FromSoftware, Inc. (ELDEN RING™, DARK SOULS™), prospective pilots will be able to test their reflexes with a series of challenges and pose with a life-size Armored Core mech.
TEKKEN 8 – “Fist Meets Fate” in San Diego! Comic-Con attendees will experience a fully immersive TEKKEN installation with artwork, a non-alcoholic beverage station, DJ, cosplayers, temporary tattoos, playable stations, and more.
At the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Terrace:
DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 – Try out a host of new characters in this acclaimed game, including those who made their debut in the newest Dragon Ball Super: SUPER HERO movie with Gamma 1, Gamma 2, Orange Piccolo, and Gohan (Beast).