Jesse Woo
Square Enix Demoing 2 Big Games at Comic Con
As if I wasn't already mad enough to miss SDCC this year.
07.11.15 - 11:57 PM

San Diego Comic Con is already rounding out its third day, and those of us who couldn't get tickets to the pop culture mecca are silently cursing the god-awful ticketing process. Well now we have one more reason to be mad, as Square Enix is demoing both Dragon Quest Heroes and the PC version of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD at the Con. Dragon Quest Heroes was recently playable on the E3 showroom floor but is now open to the "public" at SDCC. Meanwhile the PC version of Final Fantasy Type-0 HD sports improved graphics, better battle and camera controls, and Steam community features.

Square Enix at Comic Con

Finally, because it's Comic Con there will be several unique ways to part gaming attendees and their money, including:

DC Comics Variant Play Arts -Kai- Designed by Tetsuya Nomura Batman
Event SRP: $250 (Sales Tax included)
From the creative mind of Tetsuya Nomura comes a unique and stylized Batman This figure offers interchangeable set of arms, rich glossy black and red paintwork and translucent visor among other features.

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Carbuncle Plush (Emerald and Topaz Vers.)
Event SRP: $40 each (Sales Tax included)
These cute yet powerful creatures based on the beloved summons from Final Fantasy XIV, can now be yours. The Carbuncle plush is available in two versions, and each one comes with its very own in-game minion item.

Other limited release collectibles available to attendees for purchase include:

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Exclusive

Batman: Arkham Knight Play Arts -Kai- Batman (Limited Color Ver.)
Event SRP: $100 (Sales Tax included)
Based on the highly popular and award-winning video game, Batman: Arkham Knight, the figure matches the highly detailed in-game graphics with battle scars and weathering effects. This SDCC exclusive version has been painted in a metallic bright blue and gold color scheme. Available for purchase at the booth or for pre-order on the online store.

Event Exclusives:

DC Comics Variant Play Arts -Kai- Timeless Wild West Batman (Limited Color Ver.)
Event SRP: $120 (Sales Tax included)
Two American icons make for an amazing mashup of epic proportions. Batman has been re-imagined as a cowboy to combat lawless criminals who run rampant in the Wild West. Varying paint methods were applied to show the texture of the leather materials, as well as weathering from grit and dirt. The figure includes display stand and interchangeable hand parts.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Play Arts -Kai- Venom Snake (Splitter Ver.)
Event SRP: $100 (Sales Tax included)
From the highly anticipated entry in the Metal Gear Solid franchise, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, this figure includes an exclusive color paint scheme, interchangeable head, hands, weapons parts, and display stand.

Finally, for fans of the Play Arts -Kai- action figure line, Square Enix will display an array of never-before-seen prototype figures at the booth.