This year’s Dragon*Con is shaping up to be the best event to date. Video Games will have their own track this year for the first time, with four days of panels and discussions about your favorite games from industry leaders. The track is being directed by Epic Games President Mike Capps and his wife Julianne.
Panelists include Randy Varnell and Jonathan Hemingway from Gearbox, author Brandon Sanderson and Obsidian’s Chris Avellone. Also on-hand will be Veronica Belmont from Tekzilla, Natalie Brickell, Preston Thorne and Billy Bramer from Epic Games and staff from Impossible Studios, Bioware, Obsidian Entertainment, Riot Games, Insomniac Games and Volition, Inc.
Click HERE for the full Video Gaming Track (VGT) listing
Epic Games will have four panels this year.
Infinity Blade: Dungeons, with Lead Designer Ian Frazier, Author Brandon Sanderson and Mike Capps. Friday at 4:00 PM in rooms 209, 210 and 211 at the Hilton Hotel.
Epic Games Presents: Fortnite Revealed with Mike Capps and Billy Bramer on Saturday at 2:30 PM in rooms 209, 210 and 211 at the Hilton Hotel.
Gears of War: Judgment, with Mike Capps and Jim Brown on Sunday, at 11:30 AM in rooms 209, 210 and 211 at the Hilton Hotel.
Meet Epic Games, with Mike Capps, Jim Brown, Natalie Brickell, Preston Thorne and Impossible Studios’ Lead Designer Ian Frazier on Monday at 1:00 PM in rooms 209, 210 and 211 at the Hilton Hotel.
The 3 Grand Eras of Game Development with Richard Garriott, Saturday at 1:00 PM in the Crystal Ballroom (Hilton)
Kingdom of Amalur panel with author R.A. Salvatore and Ian Frazier Sunday at 1:00 PM In the Crystal Ballroom. (Hilton)
Creating Characters in Video Games, Gaider of Dragon Age and Avellone of Fallout, and Felicia Day, who voiced both, discuss the creation of characters in video games. With Mike Capps. Saturday 5:30 pm in the Capitol Ballroom (Sheraton)
Voice Acting for Videogames with Raphael Sbarge, John Patrick Lowrie, Ellen McLain and Mark Meer. Come meet the talented behind the voices of Portal, Mass Effect, Half-Life, and other games we love. Friday 1:00 pm in rooms 209, 210 and 211 at the Hilton Hotel.
Dragon*Con is the world’s largest fantasy, sci-fi, gaming and multi- convention held annually in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, Dragon*Con will be held Labor Day weekend, August 31 – September 3, 2012. We hope to see you there!