DC Universe Online: Heroes and Villains Invade The Big Apple Next Weekend

At New York Comic-Con 2010, fans will be able to immerse themselves in the upcoming superhero video game, DC Universe Online, as Sony Online Entertainment hosts booth demos (DC Comics booth #2243), panel “Creating the Next Legend” (Saturday, Oct. 9 at 4pm in Panel Room 6 1A21), press event (immediately following the panel, Event Room 1B01) and fan party (Event Room 1B01) during the show.

DC Universe Online brings the DC Comics universe to life, allowing players to create their own super hero – or villain – and join forces with their favorite DC Comics characters such as Superman, Wonder Woman and The Joker to aid in saving – or destroying – the planet. A massively multiplayer experience, DC Universe Online delivers unparalleled high-energy, physics-powered combat that brings the player’s extraordinary powers to life.

EVENTS:

  • SHOW FLOOR DEMOS
    • Date: Fri., Oct. 8: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Sat.-Sun, Oct. 9-10: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    • Location: DC Comics booth #2243
    • Demo the Harley Quinn PvE Encounter
  • PANEL: “Creating the Next Legend”
    • Date: Sat, Oct 9, 4pm – 5pm
    • Location: Jacob K. Javits Center, Panel Room 6 1A21
    • Panel discussion with Jim Lee, Mark Anderson and Chris Cao exploring how DCUO opens a doorway into the DCU and allows players to step through that virtual portal and build their own legend in the DC Universe. Attendees will witness the public reveal of DCUO‘s character creation process and the debut of an all new trailer.
  • PRESS EVENT
    • Date: Sat., Oct. 9, 5 – 6pm (immediately following DCUO panel)
    • Location: Jacob K. Javits Center, Event Room: 1B01
    • Hands-on demos including character create revealed along with VIP Interviews with Jim Lee and the development team
  • FAN PARTY
    • Date: Sat.,Oct. 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m. (immediately following DCUO press event)
    • Location: Jacob K. Javits Center, Event Room: 1B01
    • Hands-on demos & VIP Interviews with Jim Lee and the development team

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE:
Jim Lee: World-renowned comic book artist and executive creative director for DCUO
Developers: Chris Cao – Creative Director, SOE-Austin, Mark Anderson – Art Director for DCUO

VISUALS:
Interviews with legendary comic book stars Jim Lee and Marv Wolfman
Game play for DC Universe Online

About DC Universe Online
Lex Luthor has traveled back through time with news of a dire future: While the heroes and villains spent years battling amongst themselves, Brainiac has been feeding on their powers, building strength to return to Earth and destroy humanity. To change the future, Lex has come back to set off a device that bestows super powers to thousands of every-day citizens and give humanity a fighting chance. Can Brainiac be stopped, or is this another nefarious Lex Luthor plot?

For the first time, players and fans will be able to enter the DC Universe as an active force for good or evil. A massively multiplayer experience, DC Universe Online delivers unparalleled high-energy, physics-powered combat that brings the player’s extraordinary powers to life.

DC Universe Online was created in the artistic vision of legendary comic book artist Jim Lee, and set within a world created by famous DC writers including Geoff Johns and Marv Wolfman.

DC Universe Online will be available on PC and PS3. It is rated T by the ERSB.