San Diego Comic-Con 2011: SEGA Partnering with After Dark Films and Also Bringing a Pop-up Arcade to the Show

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Now this is what we call a powerhouse team – SEGA and After Dark Films have formed a partnership for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con highlighting Rise of Nightmares on Kinect for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. Both companies also have some other cool things planned; read on for the details.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011Look for Rise of Nightmares to debut gameplay trailers and promotional materials in preparation for the game’s September 6, 2011 release date. Rise of Nightmares features over-the-top horror themes, buckets of blood, and copious amounts of gore. Players will immerse themselves in a unique videogame that allows them to perform a variety of intuitive motions in order to guide their character through one night of terror. Along the way players will be able to use weapons such as chainsaws, scythes, and brass knuckles to decimate the undead – sure to be one of the most talked about horror games to date.

SEGA is giving fans a chance to play some of the company’s upcoming fall and spring releases in SEGA’s limited-time-only pop-up arcade at the Comic-Con International 2011 in San Diego. The company is setting up its own SEGA Arcade space near the convention center and will have a number of its highly anticipated titles playable for all, including Rise of Nightmares, House of the Dead: OVERKILL – Extended Cut, and an all-new unannounced game. Comic-Con marks the first time the public can get their hands on many of these games before their releases later this year.

The list of games playable at SEGA Arcade in San Diego includes:
· Captain America™: Super Soldier
· House of the Dead: OVERKILL™ – Extended Cut
· Guardian Heroes™
· Rise of Nightmares™
· Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™
· Renegade Ops™
· Shinobi™
· Sonic Generations™
· and more!

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Sega's Rise of Nightmares

As for what else After Dark is up to, in celebration of its 5th year at SDCC, ADF is pleased to announce several promotions and signings in anticipation for the high-volume turnout of its loyal fans. Visitors of the After Dark Films booth, #4035, will have the opportunity to treat themselves to:

Signings from Major Cast Members of ADF’s Upcoming Films:
· James Frain (Tron: LEGACY, TV: True Blood) of Transit: Thursday, July 21 @ 2 PM
· Roger Cross (X2, The Chronicles of Riddick, TV: 24) of Re-Kill: Friday, July 22 @ 2 PM
· Cung Le (Pandorum, MME Worldwide) of Dragon Eyes: Saturday, July 23 @ 2 PM

After Dark Films’ upcoming action film titles will be announced, and exclusive never-before-seen trailers will be shown at the After Dark booth (#4035). After Dark Films has teamed up with Silver Pictures and Joel Silver himself, the top name in action films worldwide, to launch a new cutting edge brand of five action films with the next generation of action stars (including Wes Chatham, Sean Faris, Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins, James Frain, Cung Lee) and cameos from some of the classic stars of the genre (Jim Caveizel, John Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Neal McDonough). Four of the five films are in post-production now and will hit theatres next year.

After Dark Films is also pleased to announce the launch of the Dragon Eyes Facebook page, dedicated specifically to the upcoming action-packed film.

Win an iPad 2 Contest – Click ‘Like’ on the After Dark Films Facebook page and enter to win! After Dark Films will give one lucky winner an iPad 2.

Promotional Item Giveaways – ADF will be handing out thousands of FREE promotional items, including zombie masks, temporary tattoos, DVDs, and many other prizes each day.

Keep it here for more San Diego Comic-Con 2011 news as it comes.

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