Tuesday, October 9, 2012

StreetPass NYC Rises at New York Comic Con 2012

Facebook Event: https://https://www.facebook.com/events/197930446965569/

Meet-Up Page: TBA

Directions: A,C,E  to Penn Station or 1,2,3 to 34th Street. Walk West to 11th Ave and North to 35th Street. More Info Here: http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/en/Travel/Directions/

Location: Javits Center (655 West 34th Street)

Time: October 11h @ 10:00 AM -- October 14th @ 5:00 PM

StreetPass NYC welcomes everyone back to experience New York Comic-Con, the second largest pop culture convention in America that plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television!
Located at the Javits Center (655 West 34th Street) from October 11th to October 14th, the local grassroots fan club for the Nintendo 3DS has planned a ton of activities, sights and sounds for people of various ages and backgrounds to enjoy all weekend.


--StreetPass NYC New York Comic-Con Schedule------------------


5:15pm – 6:15pm
Art of the Assassin -- Assassin's Creed 3 Art Gallery
The Hole (312 Bowery, SoHo, NY)
Description:“Art of the Assassin” is a traveling exhibit that showcases original Assassin’s Creed III-inspired works from some of today’s most distinguished contemporary artists. The nationwide tour premiered in Los Angeles in August with works by Ariel Erestingcol, Artek, DualForces, Justin Bartlett, Mark Dean Veca, Racecar 13, Dora Drimalas, Thank You X and Brian Flynn. The tour concludes at the end of October with an auction that gives consumers a chance to bid on these exclusive works, with proceeds going directly to Rock the Vote.


5:15pm – 6:15pm
Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Celebration
Location: 1A10
It's hard to believe that the world's greatest fighting game franchise is 25 years old! Find out about the worldwide Street Fighter 25th Anniversary plans which include the ultimate Street Fighter tournament series, the feature packed Collector’s Set, and more. Experience the exclusive features in the PS Vita and iOS versions of Street Fighter X Tekken and battle on the go! A few lucky fans will be selected to take part in the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Trivia Contest hosted by Tomoaki Ayano(Street Fighter X Tekken Producer) and Yoshinori Ono (Street Fighter Series Executive Producer) to win awesome prizes or face incredible shame before all of Street Fighter fandom! Plus, some serious surprises! Followed by a Q&A session.


10:00am – 11:30am
Meet at Nintendo Booth
Location: 1510

11:40am – 12:30pm
Capcom Booth
Location: 2120

12:40am – 1:50pm

Namco Bandai Booth
Location: 1502

2:00pm – 3:00pm
Pokemon Real Life Union Room Meet-Up!
StreetPass NYC will be partnering with Pokemon DS NYC and Nintendo of America to bring you a real life Pokemon Fan Meet-Up! Bring your copy of Pokemon Black (Version 2) and White (Version 2) to battle, trade, Entralink, Feeling Check, Survey and talk about the world of Pokemon with fellow fans. Special prizes will also be handed out at this time including VIP Tickets for tomorrow's Pokemon event! T(he VIP list is for the event the following day, 10/13, where you will be invited into a VIP lounge for special Pokemon fans and receive extra benefits!)

4:00pm – 5:00pm
Open Road Films Presents: SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D
Location: IGN Theater
Global exclusive! Be among the first in the world to see footage from the movie based on the groundbreaking video game franchise, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D is the sequel to the hit film Silent Hill. Experience footage from the unparalleled horror experience starring Kit Harington (HBO’s Game of Thrones) and Adelaide Clemens (X-Men Origins), directed by Michael J Bassett. 

4:15pm -- 5:15pm
The World of Capcom!
Location: 1A10
CAPCOM returns to NYCC with another stellar lineup of the hottest new video game titles in the coming year! Moderator Francis Mao (CAPCOM) leads a panel of Capcom's producers and product managers to share trailers and sneak peeks of all the hot, new upcoming CAPCOM games featuring Resident Evil 6, DmC, Lost Planet 3, Street Fighter X Tekken (PS Vita), Okami HD, Remember Me and more! Plus, a few surprises! Followed by a Q&A session.

5:30pm – 6:30pm
SEGA Booth
Location: Lobby (Level 3 Next To Show Store)

8:00pm – 12:00 Midnight
IGN Editor & Fan Meet and Greet
Location: Times Square Dave & Busters (234 West 42nd St. 3rd floor,, New York, NY 11230)


10:00am – 10:30am
Meet at Nintendo Booth
Location: 1510, 2921

11:00 Noon – 12:00 NOON
Designing the Video Game Sequel to James Cameron's ALIENS - Aliens: Colonial Marines and the Challenges of Scale and Canon
Location: 1A07
27 years later, James Cameron’s highly successful sci-fi/horror spectacle ALIENS is getting a canonical sequel – in the form of a video game. Developer Gearbox Software will share insights into the exciting journey that developing Aliens: Colonial Marines has been - from diving deep into the ALIENS canon to updating the legacy and the challenges of telling a new story in a beloved franchise.

12:00 NOON – 8:00pm
Pokémon Gaming Lounge 
Location: Stage37 at 508 West 37th Street (one block from the Javits Center)
Pokémon fans can participate in a massive interactive experience at the nearby Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Launch Celebration, enjoying a wide array of activities highlighting the imaginative fun of the Pokémon franchise.

Planned activities include live performances from the Chicago-based band I Fight Dragons, a live stage show, a Pokémon photo booth, an opportunity to receive the mythical Pokémon Genesect for attendees who bring their Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo DS and copy of the game, hands-on time with Pokédex 3D Pro for Nintendo 3DS prior to its Nov. 8 launch and live Pokémon-themed ice sculpting.

Attendees at both events will be given tickets redeemable on-site for special Pokemon goodies.


1:00pm – 3:20pm
Capcom Presents MONSTER HUNTER 3 ULTIMATE Challenge
Location: B101
Capcom will host a challenging tournament to hunt the most difficult monsters in the new game Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for March 2013 release. Both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions will be available to play with chances to win great prizes including a copy of the game (when it comes out)! Come by the day of the tournament to sign up. It'll be first come, first serve, so try to drop by early!

1:00-1:40: Hunt the Lagombi (easy)
1:50-2:30: Hunt the Plesioth (medium)
2:40-3:20: Hunt the Brachydios (hard)

3:30pm – 5:00pm
First Annual Nintendo Cosplay Gathering sponsored by StreetPass NYC
Location: Paper Mario: Sticker Star Mosaic NC120
ATTENTION ALL COSPLAYERS! Welcome to the first ever Nintendo Cosplay Gathering! Organized and Sponsored by StreetPass NYC, the infamous grassroots fan club of Nintendo 3DS fans. We will have sign ups and advertising for this event on Thursday and Friday, all meet at the Paper Mario: Sticker Star Mosaic (Located at NC120) for our first ever gathering on Saturday. Dress in your best Nintendo Cosplay (Mario, Zelda, Kirby, Metroid, Fire Emblem, F-Zero, Miis, Bayonetta, anything Nintendo First or Second Party) and show off your stuff to fans and various press! Open to all ages, sexes and backgrounds!

5:00pm – 5:30pm
Jessica Chobot Autograph Signing @ G4TV Booth
Location: 1048

5:30pm – 6:30pm
Nintendo Tournament Booth
Location: 2921

8:00pm – 4:00am
NYCRavers Presents SUPER SMASHED BROS NYCC Afterparty + Brawl Tournament
Location: TBA

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UnOfficial NYC Comic Con Afterparty!

Join NYCR as we take you on a mystical journey into a realm of unrelenting entertainment. Watch your favorite locals battle it out in the battle arena as Bosses representing multiple scenes in NYC battle it out in Bowsers LED Castle. With 3 months taken off to hone our skills NYCR is back and we are here to revolutionize the NYC party scene again.


★★★ BRAWLERS ★★★

*DJs will play on 4 CDJs all night, genre progression for the night will be picked out beforehand and DJs who can get down with the genre of the hour will get down*

★ INTEGRITY (Hard Mind Productions / NYCR, NY) As Bowser
★ ATOM C (NYCR, NY) As Luigi
★ NOOMI RA (Digital Distortion, NY) As King Dedede
★ ANIMUS (Original Brooklyn, NY) As Mario
★ SYNCERE (Twisted Soundz, NY) As Mr. Game and Watch
★ SPRITE (NYCR, NY) As Yoshi
★ AJAXBEATS (NYCR/Koncrete Jungle, NY) As Donkey Kong
★ GABY NOODLE (Digital Distortion, NY) As Kirby


★ ★ ★ LOCATION★ ★ ★

NYC Location TBA to people who sign up for our special newsletter here : http://www.nycravers.com/super-smashed-bros#location


★ ★ ★ PRODUCTION ★ ★ ★

★ DMX Controlled Lighting and Lasers by AUDIOLUST

★ Mind Blowing Smash Bros Themed Visuals Projection Mapping and Design by MORGAN寿命 FREEMAN http://bio.bluecrash.com/

★ Lycra Installations by Holetribe

★ Digital Hostessness by Biggie Stardust.

★ Stage Design and Smash Bros Deco by NYCR and POWERTRIP LIGHTING

★ Super Smash Bros Tournament Sponsored by DIGITAL DISTORTION Run by KING SHOKBOK

★ Sexy Zelda Go Go Dancing by NYCR EYECANDY

★ Professional Event Photography by LINK (Aka Sam Freund)

★ UV Bodypainting and Custom Creations by PIXEL


★ Costume Contest Sponsored by VAMPIREFREAKS www.vampirefreaks.com

★ FREE Massages by MASTER HAND


★ ★ ★ GET SMASHED Super Smashed Bros Tournament ★ ★ ★

Sponsored by Digital Distortion


Winner gets a Digital Distortion/NYCR Free Ticket Package, $50 cash and the Super Smashed Bros Championship Cup.

Tournament will be played on Super Smash Bros Melee for the Gamecube.

Super Smashed Bros Tournament Rules

★ Single Elimination
★ Tournament will consist of 1 on 1 Matches, Best 2/3, finals will be best 4/7
★ Tournament will start at 10PM, brawlers will meet at 9:30PM at the tournament kiosk (we will post signs from the entrance to the tournament location)
★ Anyone who wishes to enter the tournament must purchase a ticket. FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. Max cap of 32 players.
★ Anyone who doesn't check in at the tournament kiosk by 9:50 is out of the tournament and sucks at life!

Sign Up For The Tournament Here :


★ ★ ★ TICKETS★ ★ ★

$7 Early Bird Tickets SOLD OUT
$10 Tier 1 Presale SOLD OUT
$15 Tier 2 Presales SOLD OUT
$20 Tier 3 Presales

You can grab them at www.SMASHED.NYCRavers.com

$25 at the door before 10PM;
$5 off with Comicon Lamenate or in Super Smash Bros character costumes.

For a list of acceptable costumes go here : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Smash_Bros._(series)#Characters

Non Playable Characters are OKAY as well.

This is an 18+ Event



10:00 am – 10:30am
Mega Bloks Skylanders Giants T-Shirt Giveaway
Location: 1206

10:00am – 11:00am
Meet at Nintendo Booth
Location: 1510, 2921

11:00am – 11:30am
Ubisoft Booth
Location: 1821

12:00 NOON – 1:00pm
NAMCO BANDAI Games and CyberConnect2 on Creating Japanese Games for the Western World
Location: 1A14
Hideo Baba, producer of NAMCO BANDAI Games’ Tales of series, and Hiroshi Matsuyama, President and CEO of CyberConnect2, creators of the hit NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM series discuss the challenges and triumphs of creating traditional Japanese video games with a dedicated and passionate overseas fan base. Autographs with the panelists will begin at 1:30pm at the Namco Bandai Booth 1502.

1:00pm – 3:20pm
Capcom Presents MONSTER HUNTER 3 ULTIMATE Challenge
Location: B101
Capcom will host a challenging tournament to hunt the most difficult monsters in the new game Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for March 2013 release. Both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS versions will be available to play with chances to win great prizes including a copy of the game (when it comes out)! Come by the day of the tournament to sign up. It'll be first come, first serve, so try to drop by early!

1:00-1:40: Hunt the Lagombi (easy)
1:50-2:30: Hunt the Plesioth (medium)
2:40-3:20: Hunt the Brachydios (hard)

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Archie Action Hour: Sonic, Mega Man and Red Circle Comics
Location: 1A08
Description: Plug in, suit up and prepare for adventure! First, two video game icons collide in the I-can’t-believe-it’s-actually-happening Sonic/Mega Man comic book crossover event. You’d be crazier than Doctors Eggman and Wily combined to miss this follow up discussion where we dive right into it. The editorial mastermind behind both books, Paul Kaminski, is joined by Archie Comics President Mike Pellerito and writer Ian Flynn with more info about the biggest comic book event of the year as well as what’s on tap for Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic Universe, and Mega Man. See exclusive artwork, learn about upcoming story lines and get your questions answered by the team behind the two most popular video game comic series. Then, get all the details on the future of superhero comics—The New Crusaders! The digital-first series has made its way to print, and the Red Circle team are pumped to give you the rundown on where the series is headed, along with info about the upcoming Lost Crusade mini-series, in this action-packed panel. Those in attendance will receive a FREE SONIC/MEGA MAN/RED CIRCLE GIFT BAG, so don’t even think about missing it!

3:30pm – 4:30 pm
Nintendo Booth Farewell
Location: 1538

4:30pm -- 5:00pm
Lobby Public StreetPass Meet Up for Final Farewells!
Location: SEGA Booth (Lobby Level 3 Next To Show Store)

6:00pm -- MIDNIGHT
Game Over After Party
Location: Radio Star Karaoke Bar (3 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001)
Welcome to the most thrilling experience during Comic-Con weekend! Large screen HDTV monitors, FREE Wi-Fi, 8 Rooms of Games and Anime with one StreetPass NYC Wii/Gamecube/Nintendo 3DS/DS room and a fully stocked Bar and Kitchen!


StreetPass NYC is also proud to announce that all three day of the New York Comic Con, we will be the only known video game club that will be Trick-or-Treating for UNICEF the entire month of October! People can chose to donate any amount (even pennies) to our orange collection boxes or text  the word “TOT” to UNICEF (864233) to make a $10.00 donation to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is a fund-raising program for children sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The program historically involves the distribution of small orange boxes by schools to trick-or-treaters, in which they can solicit small change donations from the houses they visit. Millions of children in the United States, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, and Hong Kong participate in Halloween-related fund-raising events for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, and the program has raised over US $188 million worldwide.

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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Pokemon Black & White VERSION 2 Launch Party with Pokemon DS NYC & StreetPass NYC

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/139255139546707/

Meet-Up Page: http://www.meetup.com/pokemondsnyc/events/74466172/

Directions:  B, D, F, M Train to 47th-50th Streets, Rockefeller Center

Location: Nintendo World Store (10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York NY 10020)

Date: Saturday, October 6th

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The de-facto Pokemon fan club in the New York Tri-State Area, Pokemon DS NYC, would like to invite everyone to attend the launch of Pokemon Black Version 2 and Pokemon White Version 2 for the Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS handheld systems on Saturday, October 6th at the Nintendo World Store from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
I hope I can see many of you this weekend at the Nintendo World Store, at New York Comic-Con, and at our following meet up the week after so I can exchange Friend Codes so we may all water each others gardens in the Dream World”, said Matthew Rodriguez, Founder and Leader of the Pokemon DS NYC fan club.
We are extra excited to team up with such a fantastic enthusiast club such as Pokemon DS NYC to see the launch of Pokemon Black and White Version 2 and the Pokemon Dream Radar on the Nintnedo eShop”, said Jordan White, Founder of Event Organizer of StreetPass NYC. “We have some serious hardcore Pokefanatics in our group who can’t wait for the new games including Victor Martinez who as of Thursday, October 4th has a tent outside of the Nintendo World Store and is the first in line to buy the copy of the game!

On Saturday October 6th at the Nintendo World Store from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Pokemon fans of all ages can gather for a chance to be among the first in the nation to purchase the games in advance of their October 7th release. Additionally, the first 1,000 people in line to purchase either game will receive a unique Pokémon scarf and all attendees will have the opportunity to take photos with costumed characters of Pokémon Snivy, Tepig and Oshawott.

Immediately after the official Nintendo World Store event from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Pokemon DS NYC will host a Pokemon Trivia Competition at the public assembly event space adjacent to the Nintendo World Store. In case of bad weather such as rain, the event will be moved to the underground Rockefeller Center Concourse directly below the Nintendo World Store. At 3:00 PM sharp, all contestants that sign up will be put through a grueling list of questions that will put any hardcore Pokemon fan through their paces.

The top three winners will win Gold (1st Place), Silver (2nd Place) and Bronze (3rd Place) Victory Medals with Black and White ribbons provided by StreetPass NYC.

Further partnership with Pokemon DS NYC, The Pokemon Company and Nintendo of America for the upcoming New York Comic-Con will be announced as well as a full schedule of activities during the convention at a later date post launch.

Pokemon DS NYC is the main Pokemon fan club for the entire New York Metro-Area who physically gather together least once a month to battle, trade, survey, Feeling Check, EntraLink and talk about all things Pokemon with their main focus being on the video game series on Nintendo entertainment products. For more information, please visit http://www.meetup.com/PokemonDSNYC/ or https://www.facebook.com/groups/pokemondsnyc/

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Nintendo, Nintendo Week Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS and StreetPass are copyright and/or registered trademarks of Nintendo of America Inc. StreetPass NYC is NOT affiliated with or representative of Nintendo of America Inc.