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SDCC2014: Far Cry 4 Panel

by Eileen Cruzon July 31, 2014
The Far Cry 4 panel took place on Thursday, July 24 at the San Diego Comic-Con 2014 (SDCC2014).  The panelists in attendance were Alex Hutchinson (Creative Director) and Krishna Andavolu (VICE Media).  It was moderated by Max Scoville (Destructoid) and consisted of some gameplay footage previously shown at E3, a behind-the-scenes documentary and an audience Q&A session. […]

SDCC2014: The Witcher 3 Panel

by Eileen Cruzon July 30, 2014
The Witcher Panel focused on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and took place on Thursday, July 24 at the San Diego Comic-Con 2014 (SDCC2014). The panel was moderated by Geoff Keighly (SpikeTV). The panelists in attendance were Damien Monnier (Senior Gameplay Designer), Doug Cockle (voice of Geralt of Rivia), Rafal Jaki (Witcher Franchise Director), Michal […]

SDCC2014: The Walking Dead Escape at Petco Park

by Eileen Cruzon July 30, 2014
The Walking Dead Escape took place at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014) and Toonzone had the opportunity to participate. The event is part of a national tour which stops at cities across the United States. Participants are allowed to register as “Walkers” or attempt to escape the course as “Survivors.” The course is untimed and […]

SDCC2014: Dragon Age Inquisition Updates

by Eileen Cruzon July 29, 2014
Dragon Age Inquisition is coming to consoles and PCs later this year. Videos of gameplay footage from the San Diego Comic-Con have made their way online. In addition to the above video, another 30 minutes of gameplay footage may be found here. The game is said to take place in Thedas, the same continent as previous […]

SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Troy Baker Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with Troy Baker, the voice of Talion in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Performance capture and the marriage between stage and film Baker’s intro to Lord of the Rings Adding to the world of Lord of the Rings Talion’s thoughts on […]

SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Phil Straub Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Art Director on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Phil Straub at the San Diego Comic-Con  (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Working on the design of Mordor at this point in the Lord of the Rings timeline The advantages and challenges of developing for the Xbox One and PS4 […]

SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Michael de Plater Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Director of Design on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Michael de Plater at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Exploring the depth and decay of Mordor and tying both to story progression Favorite area of Mordor to explore Working in Tolkien’s world Scale of the game world […]

SDCC2014: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Christian Cantamessa Roundtable Interview

by Eileen Cruzon July 28, 2014
Toonzone had the opportunity to participate in a roundtable interview with the Lead Writer on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Christian Cantamessa at the San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC2014). Topics discussed included: Bringing Gollum into the story Exploring an unspoiled Mordor, on the verge of collapse The possibility of sequels The narrative experience The genesis of Talion and […]

SDCC2014: Skylanders Trap Team Preview

by Eileen Cruzon July 25, 2014
Skylanders Trap Team SDCC2014 Preview Update:  7/25/2014 – While at Comic-Con (SDCC2014), we were able to preview another level in Skylanders Trap Team, watch interested children engage with the game and play a little bit of one of the levels ourselves. During the demo Activision presented Skylanders Trap Team on the Wii U. The characters showcased […]

Smith Micro Releases Anime Studio 10

by Eileen Cruzon March 4, 2014
Smith Micro today announced the availability of Anime Studio Pro 10 and Anime Studio Debut 10. The Anime Studio series allows casual animation enthusiasts and professional animators to produce high-quality animation. Anime Studio Pro 10 and Anime Studio Debut 10 promise further improvements requested by users and more control over their workflow. Highlighted features include new Bone […]