Instead of just arriving with playable copies of their upcoming games, Square Enix is going all out with interactive exhibits, including a wild sounding Just Cause 3 zip-line activity, and obstacle events for Hitman and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. There is also a scheduled Deus Ex: Mankind Divided panel with the development team to attend on July 11th and more.
Read on for all of Square Enix's scheduled events.
Square Enix, industry-leading publisher of interactive entertainment products, today revealed its action-packed schedule for San Diego Comic-Con 2015. Fans (18+) are invited to visit the Square Enix Experience July 10-11 in downtown San Diego at 7th Avenue and Market Street. Square Enix is giving visitors a chance to dive into the immersive worlds of Just Cause 3, HITMAN and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, with three interactive experiences set within an outdoor beer garden.
The Just Cause 3 zip-line experience is not for the faint of heart. Making Rico’s grappling hook feature a reality, fans will climb to the top of a 40 foot tower and then, with rifle in hand, traverse down a 150 foot, 23 second zip-line while attempting to take out marked targets and take the top spot on the leaderboard.
For HITMAN, see if you’ve got what it takes to become the next Agent 47 by taking on the ICA Training Academy for new recruits. Don your red tie to go through a series of training stations to see if you are worthy. If you complete all the tasks and manage to get out in one piece without getting caught, you will receive a receive your passport to a world of assassination.
Enter the dark, gritty world of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided where you are a mechanically augmented citizen. You need Neuropozyne to prevent your body from rejecting your augs, but it is getting increasingly more difficult to obtain. Citizens will need to compete against each other, be stealthy, and gather as many bottles as they can while maneuvering around various obstacles in order to win.
Meet with members of the team from the new mobile title Lara Croft GO. Get your hands on an exclusive item (quantities limited), snag a photo with cosplayer Nadyasonika in her GO ensemble and get the chance to win early access to the game. Those wishing to prove their prowess on the Hitman course will have an opportunity to win a free copy of the recently released Hitman Sniper.
SDCC attendees looking to see and hear more about Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Just Cause 3 can visit the Hyatt Xbox Gaming Lounge for theater demonstrations with key development team members throughout the weekend.
Finally, Deus Ex fans can look forward to Saturday, July 11th, when Eidos-Montréal will be hosting a panel on “the Art and Story of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.” Key members of the development team and voice actor Elias Toufexis will be there to discuss the visual aesthetic and narrative of the Deus Ex series, and the creative process behind the upcoming world of Mankind Divided.
The Art and Story of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – Saturday, 7/11/15, 3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. – Room: 24ABC
Jonathan Jacques-Belletête (Executive Art Director, Eidos-Montréal)
Jason Dozois (Narrative Director, Eidos-Montréal)
Patrick Fortier (Gameplay Director, Eidos-Montréal)
Elias Toufexis (Actor – Adam Jensen)
Meet the development team for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Elias Toufexis, the actor who plays Adam Jensen. Get an exclusive look at the game, as the team provides insight into the creativity, goals and inspiration that shape both the art direction and story of Mankind Divided. They will also give details about the upcoming trans-media initiatives that will expand the Deus Ex Universe.
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