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NYCC 2018 Guide: Lineup, Hands-On Demos, Pre-Purchase Autographs, and Pre-Show Lotteries For a Seat in The Panels

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The New York Comic Con 2018 full lineup has been released by Square Enix. NYCC 2018 will start on October 4th and will end on October 7th. The venue for the NYCC 2018 is Javits Center.


It is also now confirmed that some big titles such as Kingdom Hearts 3, The Last Remnant Remastered, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and Life is Strange 2 will be available for a hands-on Demo experience at the prestigious NYCC 2018.

Fans who want to try out the new Kingdom Hearts 3 will be able to buy the tickets from Square Enix booth. The ticket sale will begin at 10:00 Am ET every day. According to the latest information, a number of other great games will also be put to show at NYCC 2018.

Square Enix Games on NYCC 2018

Games such as Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD, Just Cause 4, and Final Fantasy Trading Card game will also be available for fans to try out. Just Cause Developer Showcase will take place on Friday, October 5, 2018. The time for Just Cause 4 Developer Showcase is set for 3:00 pm in Room 1A21. In addition, there will be daily giveaways which will offer Just Cause 4 merchandise and Life is Strange 2 T-shirts.

New York Comic Con is one of the biggest and most extravagantly exciting pop culture event that happens every year on East Coast. It hosts the latest in Gaming, Comics, Graphic Novels, Manga, Anime, Movies, and Toys for a global audience. If you are going to this year’s comic con, you’ll have an absolutely blasting experience there.

Now with the confirmation of Square Enix marvelous titles, for all the fans of these games, it’s a remarkable chance to try them out at NYCC 2018. If you are planning to go to the event, do let us know about your experience afterward. We’ll be happy to hear all about it. Checkout the full details for Square Enix games lineup at the New York Comic Con 2018 below.

Just Cause 4 Developer Showcase – NYCC 2018
Friday, October 5, 3:00 PM, Room 1A21

Join key members of the New York based development team – Avalanche Studios – as they talk exclusively about the next game in the hugely popular, multi-million selling Just Cause series.

Set in the fictional South American world of Solis, Just Cause 4 takes the incredible destruction and unique physics the series is known for to a whole new level with the introduction of fully simulated tornadoes and other Extreme Weather events. Rico Rodriguez returns in Just Cause 4 with his trademark parachute, wingsuit and, of course his grappling hook, now enhanced with new functionality and fully customizable, making it the most authoritative tool the player has ever had.

At this year’s NYCC also, there will be a pre-show lottery. You can win a seat in a panel, a place in limited autographing sessions and a chance to buy some limited exhibitor exclusives. This year you also get a chance to pre-purchase autographs.

Daily giveaways at the booth while supplies last include:

  • Just Cause 4 merchandise
  • Life is Strange 2 t-shirts

The full lineup of Square Enix games includes:

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

  • Platform: PlayStation 4, PC (Steam)
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • ESRB: T (Teen)
  • Available: Now

As one of the most critically adored and beloved titles of the year, Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age tells a captivating tale of a hunted hero and is the long-awaited role-playing game from series creator Yuji Horii, character designer Akira Toriyama, and composer Koichi Sugiyama. In addition, while it is the eleventh mainline entry, Dragon Quest XI is a completely standalone experience that GameSpot calls “superb” and Newsweek hails as the PlayStation 4 system’s “Best RPG of 2018.” Moreover, the title features entirely new characters, a beautifully detailed world, finely tuned strategic combat, and an immersive story that will appeal to longtime fans and franchise newcomers alike.

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD – NYCC 2018

  • Platform: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • ESRB: T (Teen)
  • Available: Now

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD is an all-new adventure that retells the beloved story of Final Fantasy XV, giving fans and newcomers alike the freedom to journey through Eos with crown prince Noctis and his brothers in arms with fully voiced key event scenes and faithfully recreated battles. Additionally, all of the treasured moments from Final Fantasy XV, like driving the Regalia across breathtaking landscapes, camping, Chocobo riding and more, can be experienced in a whole new way with the game’s creatively reimagined art style and in HD resolution.

Final Fantasy Trading Card Game – NYCC 2018

  • Genre: Trading Card Game
  • Available: Now

The Final Fantasy Trading Card Game (FFTCG) is the result of a close collaboration between Hobby Japan and Square Enix. Designed by former trading card game champion Taro Kageyama, the game received high praise for its blend of strategy, luck and fast-paced gameplay making it very versatile and appealing to all kinds of audiences. Moreover, the “Opus VI” series of cards was released in July.

Just Cause 4

  • Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows PC
  • Developer: Avalanche Studios
  • ESRB: M (Mature)
  • Available: December 4, 2018

Set in the fictional South American world of Solis, Just Cause 4 takes the incredible destruction and unique physics the series is known for to a whole new level with the introduction of fully simulated tornadoes and other Extreme Weather events. Rico Rodriguez returns in Just Cause 4 with his trademark parachute, wingsuit and, of course his grappling hook, now enhanced with new functionality and fully customizable, making it the most powerful and creative tool the player has ever had.

Kingdom Hearts III – NYCC 2018

  • Platform: Xbox One and PlayStation 4
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • ESRB: Rating Pending
  • Available: January 29, 2019

In the upcoming action RPG, Kingdom Hearts III, players can join forces with Donald Duck and Goofy for the adventure of a lifetime traveling across worlds based on beloved films like Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc., and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6, Tangled, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more. Attendees will be able to experience a boss battle against the Rock Titan from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Hercules and uncover the Toy Box world from Toy Story alongside Woody and Buzz.

The Last Remnant Remastered – NYCC 2018

  • Platform: PlayStation 4
  • Developer: Square Enix
  • ESRB: M (Mature)
  • Available: December 6, 2018

Originally released in 2008, The Last Remnant captured the hearts and minds of gamers with its enthralling story, countless characters and intricate battle system. The Last Remnant Remastered features beautifully enhanced graphics enabled by Unreal Engine 4, allowing for a more immersive and captivating adventure than ever before. The Last Remnant Remastered tells the story of a world filled with “Remnants” — ancient artifacts that grant mysterious power to their wielders, changing the world’s balance and leading to an era of countless frays between those who ruled, and those who obeyed. Within this war-torn fantasy world, players will follow the journey of a young man who is determined to uncover the truth.

Life is Strange 2 – NYCC 2018

  • Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4 system, Windows PC
  • Developer: DONTNOD Entertainment
  • ESRB: M (Mature)
  • Available: Now

The award winning Life is Strange series continues with an incredible new 5-episode story from original developers, Dontnod Entertainment. Experience an all-new journey into the Life is Strange universe, a diverse world of storytelling that will solidify the franchise as a source of immersive narrative adventures for years to come.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider – NYCC 2018

  • Platform: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Windows PC
  • Developer: Eidos-Montréal
  • ESRB: M (Mature)
  • Available: Now

Experience Lara Croft’s defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider. In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and persevere through her darkest hour. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara will ultimately be forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be.

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