UDON Headed to PAX East

Today is the first day of PAX East, the show proving the east coast can host video game conventions and get lots of attendance. The show is sold out through all days and there's a good chance that some of attendees will want to swing by UDON's booth to check a few things out.

On the creator front, Edwin Huang and Joe Ng will be on hand, signing and sketching for fans all weekend. Also on hand will be Double Fine Productions founder Tim Schafter, signing at 11 AM on Saturday. There will also be the "World of Capcom" panel, moderated by Francis Mao. Up to 1,000 fans will walk away with a free gift. Oh, and there will be some books debuting at the show. The Art of Brutal Legend HC, Atelier: Artworks of Arland, Growlanser Art Works, Midori Foo's Book of Pictures, Takehito Hara: Art Works Volume 1 and Valkyria Chronicles 3: Complete Art Works.

Full press release below.


MARCH 22, 23, 24 @ Booth #1098 Boston Convention Centre
Featuring Street Fighter Artists Joe Ng & Edwing Huang
SPECIAL SIGNING Featuring Tim Schafer (Double Fine Entertainment!)

UDON ENTERTAINMENT once again returns to PAX EAST, and our show set-up will be bigger and bolder and better than ever! Featuring 6 show-debut books, a ton of new titles since our last visit to Boston, and all-day artist signings! All of the fun starts at Booth #1098, right next to our friends at Oni Press, Capcom, and Double Fine! [map link]

Creator Signings

This year, UDON artists Edwin Huang (Super Street Fighter) and Joe Ng (Street Fighter Origins: Akuma) will be signing and sketching for fans all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the UDON Booth!

Special Event! Double Fine Productions founder Tim Schafer will be signing at the UDON Booth at 11:00am, Saturday! Tim Schafer is the designer of BRUTAL LEGEND, and will be on hand to celebrate the release of The Art of Brutal Legend, which makes its international debut at PAX EAST!


There will be some Very Important UDON Announcements at the Capcom Panel at PAX East! Here are the panel details:

World of Capcom
Moderator Francis Mao (CAPCOM) leads a panel of Capcom’s producers and product managers to share the latest details on all the upcoming Capcom games such as Remember Me, Lost Planet 3, Resident Evil Revelations, Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, two NEW product announcements, and more! Up to 1,000 fans will walk away with a free gift, so this is a panel you definitely do not want to miss! PHOENIX THEATRE: FRIDAY 3/22 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Look for the announcements on our blog and on twitter, later on Friday!

Book Debuts at PAX EAST!

Do you want to be the FIRST fan to get your hands on some of UDON's hottest spring releases?! Well I hope you're at PAX EAST! The following titles will make their debut at the show:

The Art of Brutal Legend HC - A gorgeous, massive 12"x12" hard cover! The biggest and most elaborate UDON book of all time!
Atelier: Artworks of Arland - The next book in the Atelier Chronicles series! This is a gorgous, HUGE book of new artwork!
Growlanser Art Works - Collecting the art of the classic tactical JRPG series, featuring the art of Satoshi Urushihara!
Midori Foo’s Book Of Pictures - This one might just fly under fans' radars, but it's got some truly outstanding illustration in many styles and themes!
Takehito Hara: Art Works Volume 1 - The lead illustrator of the DISGAEA series returns with an amazing book showcasing his creative process!
Valkyria Chronicles 3: Complete Art Works - If you liked either Valkyria Chronicles 1 or 2, you’re gonna LOVE Valkyria Chronicles 3: Complete Artworks! Enjoy the complete story of this amazing, unreleased game.


New Books Since PAX East 2012

In addition to our show debuts, UDON has published a huge number of books that weren't on hand for last year's Boston appearance. We should have a limited quantity on hand of most of these books... but don't wait too long to pick up your copies!

Apple Selection 2 - Art of Darksiders Limited Edition HC (Reprint) - Art of Darksiders 2 - Art of Darksiders 2 Limited Edition HC - Captain Commando Manga 2 - DISGAEArt!!! Disgaea Official Illustration Collection - Evangelion Chronicle: Illustrations - History of Sonic The Hedgehog - Makeshift Miracle Book 1 - Marvel Vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works - Marvel Vs. Capcom: Official Complete Works Limited Edition HC - Persona 3: Official Design Works - Persona 4: Official Design Works - Read or Die: R.O.D Official Archive - Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes: Official Complete Works - Sengoku Basara Samurai Legends Manga 2 - Shining Force Feather: Design Works - Shining Hearts: Collection of Visual Materials - Street Fighter X Tekken: Artworks - Super Street Fighter: New Generation


It's gonna be another awesome year at PAX East! Myself (Chris Butcher), Editor Ash Paulsen, Edwin Huang and Joe Ng will look forward to seeing you there!

- Chris
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