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Namco Bandai Games at MCM Expo London Comic Con October 2013!

October 21, 2013

Namco Bandai Games will be at MCM Expo London Comic Con 25th-27th October with our biggest ever line up with various special guests! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the full list of games that we will be showcasing:
- JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle
- Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z
- Tales of Symphonia Chronicles
- Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers
- Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst
- One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2
- One Piece: Romance Dawn
- PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures
- Regular Show: Mordecai and Rigby In 8-Bit Land
- Earth Defense Force 2025
- Armored Core Verdict Day
- Dark Souls II


It doesn't end there! Not only will we have 12 games, we will have an array of special guests hosting signings and community activities throughout the weekend:
- Rob Williams, Andi Ewington, Simon Coleby (Dark Souls II: Into the Light graphic Novel)
- Ryo Mito (Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers)
- Kunio Hashimoto (Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z)
- Hideo Baba (Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, Tales of Xillia 2)
- Hiroshi Matsuyama (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle)

 

Join us on Saturday from 11:30am-1pm at the main stage where there will be presentations taking place for Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z, Tales of Symphonia Chronicles and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle!

 

After the stage presentation, we will be having photo and signing sessions with each of the special guests as well as community activities with each of the producers from Japan! In taking part in the activities, you are in with the chance of winning some extremely limited and rare prizes on the weekend!

 

 

Check out the full schedule of the Expo at the Namco Bandai Games Booth!

 

Friday 25th October
All games are available to play during the show

 

Saturday 26th October
11.30am – 1.00pm:
Namco Bandai Games will take over the main stage! There will be presentations from:
- Ryo Mito (Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers)
- Kunio Hashimoto (Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z
- Hideo Baba (Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles
- Hiroshi Matsuyama (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle)
- Signings for Dark Souls II: INTO THE LIGHT (Comic) - Rob Williams (Dark Souls II comic writer), Andi Ewington (Dark Souls II comic writer) and Simon Coleby (Dark Souls II comic artist) at the Namco Bandai Games booth

 

1.00pm – 2.00pm:
- Photo and Signing Session for Dark Souls II: Into The Light (Comic) - Rob Williams (Dark Souls II comic writer), Andi Ewington (Dark Souls II comic writer) and Simon Coleby (Dark Souls II comic artist)

 

2.00pm – 3.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Ryo Mito (Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers
- Community Activity with Hideo Baba (Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles)

 

3.00pm – 4.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Kunio Hashimoto (Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z)
- Community Activity with Hiroshi Matsuyama (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle)

 

4.00pm – 5.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Hideo Baba (Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles)
- Community Activity with Ryo Mito (Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers

 

5.00pm – 6.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Hiroshi Matsuyama (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle)
- Community Activity with with Kunio Hashimoto (Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z)

 

Sunday 27th October
11.00am – 12.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Ryo Mito (Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers
- Community Activity with Hideo Baba (Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles)

 

12.00pm – 1.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Kunio Hashimoto (Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z)
- Community Activity with Hiroshi Matsuyama (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle)

 

1.00pm – 2.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Hideo Baba (Tales Of Symphonia Chronicles)
- Community Activity with Mito-San (Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers

 

2.00pm – 3.00pm:
- Photo and signing session with Hiroshi Matsuyama (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle)
- Community Activity with with Kunio Hashimoto (Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z)

 

3.00pm – 4.00pm:
- Signings for Dark Souls II: Into The Light (Comic) - Rob Williams (Dark Souls II comic writer), Andi Ewington (Dark Souls II comic writer) and Simon Coleby (Dark Souls II comic artist)

 



Are you curious about the activities taking place on the weekend? Join us over at the Namco Bandai Games Booth where there are tons of prizes to be won!

 

 

Dark Souls II
Due to popular demand, we’ll be running the Mirror Knight Challenge at MCM Expo London Comic Con! Anyone that successfully finds and defeats the Mirror Knight in the demo will earn themselves a very limited and rare Dark Souls II T-shirt at the show!
We'll also be bringing the hero from Dark Souls II to the Expo! See if you can spot him at the show!

 

 

Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles Community Activity:
Join us on Saturday 26th October at 2pm and Sunday 27th October at 11am at the Namco Bandai Games Booth to take part in community activities with Tales Series producer Hideo Baba at the MCM Expo where there are lots of goodies to be won in this 3 part activity!

 

Tales of Quotes

 

How well do you know the Tales of series? Think you have memory like Jude Mathis where you can remember quotes from various Tales games? Put it to the test in our Tales of Quote competition! One by one, a memorable quote from a Tales game, including the upcoming Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, will be read. If you recognise it and answer correctly, you’ll instantly win yourself a Tales poster and Namco T-shirt! We will also welcome you to the next round to take part in Tales of Artes taking place straight after!

 

Tales of Artes!

 

If you are one of the lucky winners who managed to win the Tales of Quotes competition, you are automatically entered into this event! One by one, we get each entrant to come onto our stage to shout their favourite Arte, as if they were a character in the game! To compliment the option for dual audio, you may choose to go for the English or Japanese name of the Arte! You may choose any Arte of choice including a spell with the incantation or even your favourite Mystic Arte!
The 4 selected winners will win a handful of Namco goodies, including some exclusive Tales goods and an extremely limited Tales 15th Anniversary Soundtrack!

 

Tales of Convincing

 

We invite the winners of Tales of Artes competition to take part in this final activity where they have to impress Baba-san! There must be a Tales reference and the contestant will only have 20 seconds. Here are some ideas that you can try: Act out a scene/skit, come up with a witty Tales themed joke, create the real recipe for Mabo Curry, show off a cosplay or you can come up with your own Tales themed idea to show Baba-san!

 

Baba-san will select his grand winner, who will earn a rare signed Tales of Xillia Poster, the mysterious Grand Namco Prize of very limited goodies and some very exclusive Tales merchandise from Japan!

 

 

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Community Activity:
Join us on Saturday 26th October at 3pm and Sunday 27th October at 12pm at the Namco Bandai Games Booth to take part in community activities with JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Producer Hiroshi Matsuyama from Cyber Connect 2 at MCM Expo where you can win a handful of prizes in this crazy 2 part activity!

 

Who can ORAORAORAORAORA the best!

Clear your throat and practise your breathing technique for this challenge! We invite you onto our stage where you have to re-enact the iconic ORAORAORAORAORAORA by Star Platinum in front of the Producer of JoJo’s All Star Battle, Matsuyama-san! Whoever has the courage and proves that they are worthy of being the next stand for a Joestar will not only earn the big handful of Namco prizes, but will also get to take part in the next JoJo’s activity straight after!

 

Stylish pose!                     

We invite the winners back on stage where they are all shown different JoJo’s characters from the game. Successfully recreate the unique and over dramatic poses as accurately as possible and you will be chosen by Matsuyama-san to be the grand winner earning yourself extremely limited Namco Prizes!


Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers Community Activity:

Join us on Saturday 26th October at 4pm and Sunday 27th October at 1pm at the Namco Bandai Games Booth to take part in community activities with Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers Producer Ryo Mito at MCM Expo where the grand prize includes a Hori Arcade Stick in this 2 part activity!

 

Take down Hades!

Reckon you have the skills to take down Hades? Take on the Namco rep and if you successfully defeat him in Saint Seiya Brave Soldiers, you will be entered into the tournament and win a handful of Namco Goodies!

 

Outclass your Rival!

Each winner from Take Down Hades competition will be entered into a knockout tournament! Think you have what it takes to defeat all the other players? The winner will walk away with a Hori Arcade Stick and extremely Limited Namco Goodies.


Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Community Activity:

Join us on Saturday 26th October at 5pm and Sunday 27th October at 2pm at the Namco Bandai Games Booth to take part in community activities with Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z Producer Kunio Hashimoto at the MCM Expo. The grand prize includes a very limited and rare Dragon Ball Z Figure in this 2 part activity!

 

Super Saiyan Hair

Have what it takes to be the next legendary Saiyan? Come show us your Dragon Ball Z inspired hair! We want to see as many crazy hair styles as possible where the best ones can earn themselves Limited Namco Goodies, including miniature Goku figurines! Those who have the best hair styles will be selected by none other than the producer of Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z himself, Hashimoto-san!

 

It’s over 9000!

You may have won the heart of Hashimoto-san but can you win it over everyone at MCM Expo? We will bring everyone that won the previous activity onto our stage where one by one, everyone will get cheered on by the crowd screaming “OVER 9000”. Whoever gets the loudest support from the crowd will earn themselves Limited Namco Goodies and a super rare Dragon Ball Z Figure!

 

We look forward to seeing you at MCM Expo London Comic Con!