Ubisoft Details SDCC ’15 Plans Which Include the Assassin’s Creed Obstacle Course

Ubisoft has released its plans for SDCC 2015, and among other things they include the Assassin’s Creed Experience, which is a massive obstacle course for fans to navigate through. The obstacle course will be located on Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade at Harbor Drive. The Assassin’s Creed Experience will be open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from Thursday, July 9 to Saturday July 11, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12.

Ubi fans can also get their hands on Tom Clancy’s The Division in the Xbox Lounge at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. There will be a few panels to check out as well. More details on those can be found after the break.

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Panel
Friday, July 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Assassin’s Creed Syndicate: It’s time for a bloody ruckus! Leave the swords behind and grab your brass knuckles as you rally the criminal underworld, bringing London’s corrupt leaders to their knees, as Britain’s first organized crime family in 1868. Panelists Paul Amos and Victoria Atkin, who play twin Master Assassins Jacob and Evie Frye, will give you a behind-the-scenes look at what it means to be a Master Assassin and a leader of a crime syndicate. Creative Director Marc-Alexis Cote will set the scene of Industrial Revolution London and how this gritty new time period is turning the world of Assassin’s Creed on its bloody ear. F. Gary Gray, director of the soon-to-be released Universal film, “STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON,” will lend his directorial expertise in the world premiere of an Assassin’s Creed-inspired animated short. Additionally, veteran comic book artist Pop Mhan will bring a superhero sensibility to animating Jacob, Evie and The Rooks. Join this panel for an exclusive look at the making of Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. Welcome to the streets. Welcome to the struggle. Welcome to the family. Room 6BCF.

Toy Soldiers: War Chest Panel
Thursday, July 9 from 12:00 to1:00 p.m. Bringing Toys to Life: He-Man and G.I. Joe Complete the Toy Soldiers: War Chest. The He-Man and G.I. Joe franchises have become a cultural phenomenon spanning toys, cartoons, comic books, and movies since their introduction in the 80s. Now, the fan-favorite action figures make the leap to next-generation video game consoles in Toy Soldiers: War Chest. Join special guests Derryl DePriest, VP global brand marketing and G.I. Joe historian from Hasbro, Mark Morse, director of global marketing and franchise development for Masters of the Universe from Mattel, Josh Mast, producer on Toy Soldiers: War Chest from Ubisoft and moderator Greg Miller from Kinda Funny Games for a discussion on bringing these classic action figures to life, a live gameplay demo and exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the new trailer featuring these characters. Room 25.

You can check out a trailer for the Assassin’s Creed SDCC 2015 Experience below.

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