Batman: Arkham City Creators At KAPOW!
Batman: Arkham City
IGN, the UK’s largest video games and entertainment website, has teamed up with Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment to bring Batman to London’s KAPOW! Comic Convention, as game developer Rocksteady Studios discusses the story behind its multi-award winning videogame of 2011, Batman: Arkham City. The panel will take place on 19 May.
Rocksteady’s four senior creatives will discuss the making of Batman: Arkham City in conversation with IGN’s UK editor-in-Chief, Alex Simmons. Fans attending the panel will hear first-hand from Game Director Sefton Hill and key members of the team, including Lead Narrative Designer Paul Crocker, Audio Director Nick Arundel and Art Director David Hego.
The hour-long session will give insight into how Rocksteady approached creating a game for the much-loved comic book icon and making a game worthy of the Batman legend.
This year’s KAPOW! Comic Convention takes place on the weekend of 19-20 May at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London. In addition to comic-book panels with Marvel, DC, Image and Millarworld, announced events taking place so far include An Audience with Nick Frost, Noel Clarke Q&A with exclusive footage from Storage 24, plus two of Britain’s biggest comedians, Jimmy Carr and Frankie Boyle will also be appearing as will much loved TV personality and comic-book writer Jonathan Ross.
Live interviews with huge film, TV and comic stars will be taking place all weekend at the Total Film, SFX and Comic Heroes stage plus a massive cosplay competition with an exclusive must-have prize.
Alex Simmons, UK editor-in-chief, IGN, said: “We’re delighted to be working with Rocksteady and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to bring this special panel to KAPOW! Gamers and comic fans have embraced Batman: Arkham City and this is a very rare glimpse into the story behind this genre defining game.”
Tickets for KAPOW! 2012 are only available in advance and there will be no ticket sales on the door. Please visit http://www.kapowcomicconvention.com to book now.