The Best Video Game Panels At San Diego Comic-Con 2019
Video games will be front and center at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, with a number of hit titles featured on the show floor. But a few will also have their own panels, including Gears 5 and Monster Hunter: Iceborne, which are destined to become big hits later this year.
Here’s the full schedule of video game panels fans can expect at the big show!
Thursday, July 18- 1:00 PM- Room 5AB
It’s a big year for the Gears of War franchise. Gears 5 is set to debut this fall for Xbox One and Windows 10; and Gears Pop! arrives on mobile around the same time. The Coalition’s Rod Fergusson will head up a panel that takes a closer look at the franchise in general, alongside narrative lead Bonnie Jean Mah. They’ll take a look at what’s to come for the series, while answering questions from fans and hosting a special giveaway. Expect a closer look at the game, and possibly a few surprises!
Thursday, July 18- 1:30 PM- Hall H
This may be the biggest games panel during San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel will host a huge event headed up by Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller. It will focus on Square Enix’s Marvel’s Avengers, along with Nintendo’s Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order. Marvel’s Bill Rosemann will also be on hand as he reveals content updates for the company’s various mobile titles, such as Marvel Contest of Champions. Fans will also get a closer look at the recently revealed Iron Man VR. Could other surprises also be in store?
Dragon Ball Z: 30th Anniversary Panel
Thursday, July 18- 2:15 PM- Room 6BCF
Though the primary focus of the Dragon Ball Z panel will be on the anime series, there’s a good chance that there will be some discussion about the games as well. Fans may even see more of the role-playing adventure Kakarot in action during the panel, since it’s due for release later this year. Additionally, there may be new clips of Dragon Ball FighterZ and Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 as well!
Bandai Namco Entertainment Fighting Game Panel
Friday, July 19- 10:00 AM- Room 25ABC
Fighting action awaits fans at this panel, with legendary Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada and others guests. Bandai Namco hasn’t confirmed the details yet, but the possibilities are enticing. New content for Dragon Ball FighterZ? Additional fighters for SoulCalibur VI? A brand new Tekken game? We’re eager to find out!
Friday, July 19- 11:30 AM, Room 6BCF
Capcom USA will have a huge panel on hand for Monster Hunter fans. It will show off more details from its Iceborne expansion here, which is set to arrive this September. This panel could also reveal a surprise first look at Paul W.S. Anderson’s live-action film of the series, featuring Milla Jovovich and Tony Jaa.
World of Capcom
Friday, July 19- 12:30 PM, Room 6BCF
Capcom fans may want to stay put after the Monster Hunter panel, because various members of its team will be on hand with another presentation right after. Expect a number of surprise trailers and news about what’s to come in the year ahead. We suspect that Resident Evil fans could be in for a treat!
What video game panels are you hoping to attend at San Diego Comic-Con? Let us know in the comment section below!
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