Jul 192012
 




This Saturday 21st july 2012 see’s the MCM Manchester Comic Con Expo take over Manchester Central. With free entry for kids, £3 for children (11-14yrs old)  and £5 entry for everyone else, you do not want to miss it!

Every event has special guests and MCM Expo is no exception. Taking time out of their busy schedules to be in Manchester this Saturday are legendary actor Warwick Davis (Wilow, Star Wars, Harry Potter); voice over artist Vic Mignogna; Tom Hopper and Rupert Young from TV series Merlin; Clare Thomas, Simon Ludders, Lis Steele, Tery Haywood, Cesare Taurasi and Lorenzo Rodriguez from TV series Young Dracula.
Sports fans will be excited to know that Peter Shilton, Mike Summerbee, Tony Brook and Colin Bell will be making an appearance.
Not only that, but many comic artists and writers shall be attending, so you will be guaranteed a busy day!

A trio of top games publishers will be bringing their latest titles to Manchester Comic Con.

The Nintendo Unleashed stand will be going XL for the upcoming release of the new 3DS XL console- the biggest ever screen on a Nintendo handheld. The publisher is bringing a vast array of titles to Manchester Comic Con so fans can see how their favourite games are even better in XL.

Nintendo’s playable 3DS games will include the UK exclusive of Pokémon Conquest, as well as the amazing Kingdom Hearts: 3D Dream Drop Distance and New Super Mario Bros. 2. Visitors will also be able to get hands-on with new Wii title Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise.

Meanwhile, THQ will be previewing their much-anticipated action adventure Darksiders II. Not only will visitors be able to step into the boots of Death – the most feared of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – as he battles to redeem his brother War, but the game’s principal designer Haydn Dalton and art director Han Randhawa are also set to host an on-stage panel.

And that’s not all; Namco Bandai will also be showcasing the latest in their acclaimed JRPG Tales of… series, Tales of Graces F. Set amidst the conflict of three kingdoms competing for planetary dominance, Tales of Graces F features a new combat system lets the player freely change attack style depending on the battle situation. The characters’ distinctive weapons can be swapped for different styles, and the combat system is now easier to control while simultaneously adding new levels of tactical depth.

Oh, and if you fancy showing off your dancing skills, there will also be a dedicated Dance Dance Revolution zone where you can trip the light fantastic with Konami’s ever-popular rhythm game!

With a room full of exhibitors from games to comics, anime to movies, there’s something for everyone. Gaze upon the artistic costumes of  the cosplayers and witness the spectacle of the Cosplay Masquerade fashion show.

So don’t miss the Manchester Comic Con this Saturday 21st July 2012 at Manchester Central from 11am to 5pm.

For more info, visit www.manchestermcmexpo.com and follow on Twitter @mcmexpo

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