BioWare coming to the 2012 San Diego Comic Con!

BioWare is pleased to be returning to sunny San Diego California for San Diego Comic Con from July 11 through July 15. We have lots of activities going for those with SDCC badges as well as folks who couldn’t get tickets but will be in the area!

The BioWare Base

We will once again have the BioWare Base at the Gaslamp Hilton for all fans to visit (you do not need a badge for entry) with stations to play Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer including the next upcoming multiplayer DLC. Members of the Mass Effect 3 development team & community team will be available to play MP, trade tips, talk BioWare, and sign autographs. Bring your games, novels, etc for signings.

The BioWare Base is open at the following times:
Thursday 1pm-9pm
Friday 1pm-9pm
Saturday 1pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

Dragon Age lead writer and author of the Dragon Age novels/comics David Gaider will be signing at the BioWare Base daily from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.

Saturday from 1:00pm till 3:00pm Raphael Sbarge (Kaidan Alenko) and Kimberly Brooks (Ashley Williams) will be signing autographs at the BioWare base.

And Saturday night starting at 7:00pm, join us at the BioWare Base in the Purgatory Bar for free drinks including beer/wine and appetizers. We’ll also be having our annual Cosplay meet up at this time, so come out to see some fabulous BioWare costumes!

Inside the Convention

If you have a badge to get into the convention center we have activity inside as well. Visit the Dark Horse booth where BioWare’s “Evil” Chris Priestly will be working in an area dedicated to Dark Horse’s BioWare products including convention exclusives like a bronze Normandy, lithograph and, for the first time available anywhere, the Dragon Age The Silent Grove Hardcover trade. Grab your Dark Horse merchandise and talk with “Evil” Chris about BioWare. We also have the following writers signing at the Dark Horse booth:

  • David Gaider, writer of The Silent Grove, at 6:00pm-7:00pm Wednesday, 3:00pm-4:00pm Friday and 5:00pm-6:00pm Saturday.
  • Chris Hepler, writer of the Mass Effect 3 art book as well as Thane Krios and EDI, and Sylvia Feketekuty, writer of Mass Effect Homeworlds issue 4 as well as Liara and Samara, at 11:00-12:00 on Thursday and 11:00-12:00 on Sunday.

Don’t forget to come to our Mass Effect 3 Panel Saturday 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Room: 25ABC
Mass Effect: Past, Present and Future – Join developers from Mass Effect for an exciting look at the evolution of the Mass Effect franchise. Mike Gamble (Producer), Corey Gaspur (Senior Combat Designer), Parrish Ley (Lead Cinematic Animator), Sylvia Feketekuty (Writer), Chris Helper (Writer), Jessica Merizan (Community Manager) and “Evil” Chris Priestly (Community Specialist) will discuss the history of the series, beloved characters, multiplayer gaming and hints at upcoming DLC.

We will also be holding a Dark Horse: BioWare panel Saturday July 14 10:30-11:30
Room: 24ABC

Dark Horse and BioWare have come together once again to provide fans with exclusive news on Dragon Age, and the ever-expanding Mass Effect universe. Join Dark Horse director of public relations Jeremy Atkins and editor David Marshall, along with Dragon Age writers David Gaider and Sylvia Feketekuty, Mass Effect writer Chris Hepler, moderator “Evil” Chris Priestly and a cast of other celebrity geeks and surprise guests for an exciting look into the Dark Horse/BioWare universe.

And make sure you check out our awesome partners at their booths for exclusive looks at upcoming BioWare merchandise!

  • Square Enix (Booth # 3829)
  • •SideShow Statues (Booth # 1929)
  • •Kotobukiya (Booth # 2601)
  • •Triforce (Booth # 2846)
  • •FUNimation (Booth #4135)

Can’t wait to see you so be sure to come by and say “Hi!”