Comic-Con 2009: 5 most important missed stories

4. Castle Crashers is coming to PSN

Behemoth is always a presence at comic conventions, whether selling toys of its bizarre characters or showing off a new game. The new game this year was its so-far-untitled next game, unofficially known as Game #3. Here's the spellbinding trailer:

But we'd already seen that. Got anything new? How about Castle Crashers coming to the PlayStation Network? That's right, one year after it came out on XBLA, Sony faithful will soon get to enjoy the four-player mayhem in all its glory. No date has been given, but it was playable at the show, so it can't be that far off, right? Then again, we thought the same thing two years ago when we saw Castle Crashers on the 360, so lets keep our fingers crossed.  

5. Bungie done with Halo?

Remember waaaaaaay back in 2007, right after the release of Halo 3 when Bungie became its own studio again, thus splitting from Microsoft and leaving MS the Halo franchise in the bargain? Well, in the nearly two years since, what have we seen from Bungie? The as-yet unreleased Halo 3: ODST and the recently announced Halo: Reach. It seemed a bit silly that Bungie went independent from MS and gave up the Halo rights just to make more Halo games. 

Well, according to this interview, that soon won't be the case. Though cagey about the details for what comes next, the developer said at Comic-Con that, "after Reach, that's it for us." So while any real news about their new game is at least a year away, fans of Bungie who might be getting a little weary of Halo can know that there's something new on the horizon, however far away. 

Jul 27, 2009 




  • Supermanoh - July 29, 2009 9:02 p.m.

    @over1imit: a good one is (to honor The Lonely Island) Jizzed in my pants or blew a load in my (insert article of covering genitalia here)
  • hardcore_gamer1990 - July 28, 2009 10:02 p.m.

    I'd have lol'd so hard if kingofspades failed And sweet article, guys.
  • civver - July 28, 2009 6:10 p.m.

    Good to know Bungie's going to be working on newer and better things. I could have sworn there would be no more games after Halo 3.
  • Red - July 28, 2009 5:48 p.m.

    Personally I hated Mass Effect as a game. I literally ran into glitches in that game every second so I couldn't be bothered to play through it all. However, the story and the universe itself is intriguing. I think the comic would actually be worth looking into.
  • manaconda - July 28, 2009 5:30 p.m.

    im sorry henry gilbert i meant no offense to you. the comment was purely tongue in cheek. please dont hate me forever. with love and remorse, manaconda
  • Harmon20 - July 28, 2009 4:53 p.m.

    That Game #3 looks to be some co-op platformer-esque thing... interesting to say the least.
  • Chase158 - July 28, 2009 11:46 a.m.

    A bit ironic that, in the "Marketing bullshit..." article, Houghton bemoaned people who instantly become interested in games just because of the outside influence of a famous person, when in this article, you do this exact thing by getting excited about Iron Man 2: The Game just because Matt Fraction is involved.
  • Cwf2008 - July 28, 2009 8:17 a.m.

    Oh good Bungie is finally putting Gaylo down like it should have been a lon time ago. Good job Bungie. Now work on actually making a good game
  • Hurricrane - July 28, 2009 4:32 a.m.

    damn you Bioware! don't feed my Mass Effect addiction any more! I'm gonna have to buy 3 copies of each comic :(
  • manaconda - July 28, 2009 1:09 a.m.

    a wrestling fan calling comic fans virgins? its like the kettle calling the al jolson black i kid henry gilbert, i kid. the matt fraction news is to me the best news out of comic-con. also hank: matt fraction used to write punisher war journal, which has been discontinued and replaced with the punisher by rick remender. get yo' fact in order!
  • Csheroe - July 28, 2009 12:58 a.m.

    Alright a mass effect comic. I'm still playing it right now! Also a dead space extraction comic? Spooky. Gotta read the Original Dead Space comic.
  • Vagrant - July 28, 2009 12:54 a.m.

    Don't give a tiniest of rat anuses about anything to do with Halo. And the Mass Effect comic is the only bit of news there that seems even remotely interesting or good. But then I remember that interactivity is the best bit of Mass Effect and thus a comic, even with their writing talent - will probably suck and just be generic sci-fi poo. Positivity! ;D
  • Ninja-KiLLR - July 28, 2009 12:15 a.m.

    right bungie is done with halo. lol microsoft isnt done milkin that franchise into the ground yet. it is kinda sad really the qualtity of them went way down hill after the first one or there was no improvements. i cant tell
  • Over1imit - July 28, 2009 12:08 a.m.

    Castle Crashers FTW. When I first heard about it I (insert good hyperbole).
  • BurntToShreds - August 2, 2009 5:01 a.m.

    As long as Scott Pilgrim's game goes into every genre possible, I'm in.
  • deathrebellion - August 1, 2009 1:36 p.m.

    i thought that Darksider wuz revealed @ ComicCon, isn't that big news??
  • lovinmyps3 - July 30, 2009 2:48 a.m.

    I might have to pick up a Mass Effect comic.
  • RatPuncher - July 29, 2009 8:28 p.m.

    Yay! Mass Effect comics!
  • GR_HenryGilbert - July 28, 2009 5:49 p.m.

    @ manaconda Nah it's all good. And I'll admit you got me on Fraction being off of Punisher, so good show.

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