Fans lined up for hours at New York Comic Con to demo new, unreleased video games — these were the hottest demos at the show

NYCC 2018 Kingdom Hearts

New York’s Comic Con brought a flood of fun, geek-related fare to Manhattan last week, from elaborate cosplay outfits to trailers for the latest superhero movies to incognito celebrities.

But for me, one of the best parts of the event were the video games.

During the weekend thousands of attendees had a chance to play unreleased games at booths across the convention floor and developers were able to showcase their upcoming titles during exclusive panels.

Some games were more popular than others, requiring fans to wait in line for hours, but by the end of the weekend it felt like time well spent. From “Kingdom Hearts III” to “Jump Force,” New York Comic Con gave me a bunch of new games to look forward to in the next six months.

Here are some of the Comic Con highlights for video game fans:

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The long awaited “Kingdom Hearts III” drew the biggest crowds.

As sequel more than a decade in the making, Kingdom Hearts III was the most anticipated game at Comic-Con this weekend and fans flooded the Square Enix booth hours in advance for a rare chance to demo the game ahead of its January 2019 release.

“Kingdom Hearts III “combines the worlds of Disney and Final Fantasy for a massive role playing adventure. The New York Comic Con demo allowed players to visit the realms of “Toy Story” and “Hercules” with Donald Duck and Goofy in tow. “Kingdom Hearts III” feels like a significant upgrade from its predecessors and the power of current consoles allows for much larger stages to explore.

The demo was so popular that Square Enix was forced to assign specific playtimes for the huge line of players that showed up every …read more

Source:: Business Insider

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