SDCC 2012: Ed Boon Interview

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#1 Posted by Sergotron (108 posts) - - Show Bio

Yup, I will be buying this.

#2 Posted by kennybaese (1117 posts) - - Show Bio

Same. If the story mode is anywhere near as good as it was in Mortal Kombat, I'll love it to pieces.

#3 Posted by Crimsonlord53 (1332 posts) - - Show Bio

Looking good.

#4 Posted by RoTheKid (253 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah, this is getting bought. :)

#5 Posted by G-Man (34330 posts) - - Show Bio
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#6 Posted by RoTheKid (253 posts) - - Show Bio

Aaah...I was wondering what Ed meant! Interesting image you posted! :D

#7 Posted by Inverno (13230 posts) - - Show Bio

That is some really awkward thumbnail :-|

Oh I was sold on the trailer and can't wait to have this game. Hope they release this year.

#8 Posted by jwalser3 (5027 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't wait for this game! I really wouldn't mind Hawkman. Sucks he wont be in it :(

#9 Edited by spidergirl2012 (45 posts) - - Show Bio

Looking good. Ed Boon is so dreamy!

#10 Posted by the_fallen11 (636 posts) - - Show Bio

I will have this.

#11 Posted by Bestostero (5618 posts) - - Show Bio

"Marvel might..." lmao

and omg, the story will be just as extensive if not more than MK, that is AWESOME, because MK's story mode was amazing.

AND WHY NO HAWKMAN!?

#12 Posted by Undeadpool (705 posts) - - Show Bio

Ed Boon: NEVER NOT SMILING

@Bestostero: See Tony's post below...NO WAY!

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#13 Posted by SaintOfKillers (62 posts) - - Show Bio
#14 Posted by JamDamage (1114 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't believe Nightwing is in this. How many characters are in this?

#15 Posted by Bestostero (5618 posts) - - Show Bio

@Undeadpool: @SaintOfKillers: oh that is just too funny lmao!

#16 Posted by TheHeat (451 posts) - - Show Bio

Not a fan of DC, but this game looks like gold. I loved MK, and I should enjoy this one.

#17 Posted by Aeroman (503 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder why Ed hates Hawkman

#18 Posted by Undeadpool (705 posts) - - Show Bio
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#19 Posted by moywar700 (2775 posts) - - Show Bio

OP is a staff member with one post?

Who hasn't nobody say anything about this?

#20 Posted by k4tzm4n (44235 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm psyched. Mortal Kombat 9 was a blast and this is looking like it'll have the potential to be every bit as fun. I just really hope they pack it with as much content as MK9. It was insanely impressive how expansive the story mode was and the challenge tower was a good time. Regardless of that, this looks like it'll provide some epic couch multiplayer.

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#21 Posted by sethysquare (3843 posts) - - Show Bio

FUG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

WHY NO HAWKMAN????????

#22 Posted by sethysquare (3843 posts) - - Show Bio

@G-Man said:

LOL. Okay, Netherrealm used to be called midway.

#23 Posted by saoakden (1047 posts) - - Show Bio

I loved MK9. Its a great fighting game. It brought the series back to its roots, which what made it so great. I was a bit nervous for this game cause sometimes games based off comics or movies do alright, except for The Batman Arkham games, those are great. Last time Ed Boon did something DC Characters it was enjoyable but MK9 blew it away like Superman's super move in the Injustice gameplay footage. I'm going to buy this game.

#24 Posted by greenenvy (634 posts) - - Show Bio

does anybody know if they are they going reveal one two more characters later during the con and any possible indication of more costumes?

#25 Posted by deadpool25mm (598 posts) - - Show Bio

@Aeroman said:

I wonder why Ed hates Hawkman

maybe the storyline is based on an invasion of the Thanagarians .. lol just guessing.

#26 Posted by Lvenger (20008 posts) - - Show Bio

Let's hope Injustice: Gods Among Us is better than Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe. I'm not much for fighting games though. The controls are too finicky for my tastes.

#27 Posted by FLStyle (368 posts) - - Show Bio

@sethysquare: NetherRealm was merely one portion of Midway, when it went bankrupt it was sold off in chunks. Warner Bros. bought Ed's team and Ed named them NetherRealm Studios.

Thanks for asking my question. Curiously enough, Ed avoided mentioning the stage transitions which are just as time consuming as the Super Moves, ah well. I wouldn't be surprised if those were made faster behind the scenes before release. Good interview!

#28 Posted by ObsideonDarman (62 posts) - - Show Bio

Really excited about this game. Ed Boon is such a nice guy.

#29 Posted by Danial79 (2351 posts) - - Show Bio

He seriously wouldn't use Hawkman based on that one little thing? That seems odd. I'm not a Hawkman fan myself, but I know a lot of people who would love to see him in this game. If DC have had some say as to who gets top billing, I'm guessing Aquaman and Green Lantern will be announced soon enough. If so, that would make me a very happy man :)

#30 Posted by HubrisRanger (144 posts) - - Show Bio

To anyone who is seriously wondering: the Hawkman thing is a joke. I doubt he'll show up, but not because Ed Boon has beef with a fictional person.

#31 Posted by Danial79 (2351 posts) - - Show Bio

@HubrisRanger: True. His series is at risk of being cancelled, so I'd doubt DC would be pushing for his inclusion :)

#32 Posted by The Finality (133 posts) - - Show Bio

New characters hey? Cyborg and Nightwing? That's awesome. I hope they reveal more sooner rather than later

#33 Posted by sethysquare (3843 posts) - - Show Bio

@Danial79: Yeah, Its a joke. I thought it was pretty funny. I do know several of MK's staff really like Hawkman. So I guess we have to wait and see.

#34 Posted by Spidey_Guy1 (62 posts) - - Show Bio

This is going to be a great game. I love that Nightwing is in it!

#35 Posted by daredevil21134 (11845 posts) - - Show Bio

Give me Red Hood

#36 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

This game looks great! Even if the gameplay I was watching smacks of PIS too much but hey, its a videogame :)

#37 Posted by ballsnbayonets (42 posts) - - Show Bio

That was E3 call back lol tony

#38 Posted by NightFang (10068 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm sold!

#39 Posted by Zamir (15 posts) - - Show Bio
#40 Posted by SnakeEyes327 (56 posts) - - Show Bio

@JamDamage: Select screen has 24 slots total right now.

#41 Posted by wildcardcomics (44 posts) - - Show Bio

Midway...Midgard. Thor debuted a year after Hawk-man (V 2.0), and I don't know why Hawk-man isn't more popular, he is sort of DC's Thor in a way. Joe Kubert did an amazing job back in the day, maybe the new 52 Hawk-Man needs a great artist and some new writing team. I still like the character, specially in JLU & Smallville. :D

#42 Posted by CrimsonCake (2677 posts) - - Show Bio

Superman punched Nightwing all the way into space and still survived...

#43 Posted by FanofUltraman (153 posts) - - Show Bio

You gotta have alternate costumes.

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