Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z taking New York Comic Con by storm…of the undead

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z made waves at E3 with its new impressive art style. It focuses away from Ryu Hayabusa and instead follows Yaiba who seeks out Ryu Hayabusa while fighting hordes of zombies. Tecmo Koei America plans to celebrate the upcoming game with attendees.

 

 

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If you are in New York for NYCC, I’ve posted the list of events below which includes Scavenger Hunts, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z-sponsored after-hour parties, hands on demo of the game,  limited edition prints giveaways and food trucks.

It will also be part of the NYC Zombie Crawl up and the NYC Zombie Crawl After-party in celebration of “World Zombie Day” October 13th.

yaiba-ninja-gaiden-z-nyccTecmo Koei and Dark Horse Comics announced a collaboration to release a digital comic written by Tim Seeley and Josh Emmons, with art from Rafael Ortiz, which will also lead into a full print comic when Yaiba releases in 2014.

Yaiba looks like a winner so far. I’m enjoying the 2.5D anime art style which also incorporates a comic book feel. It has a much more gruesome and darker feel than previous games in the series.

Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z (8)Here is the schedule of events:

October 10 – 13

3:00pm – 7:00 pm: Yaiba Scavenger Hunt featuring Yaiba cosplayer Dan Sarkar, representative Jessica Nigri and artists Newsha Ghasemi and Amanda Schank.

October 11

11:00am – 12:00pm: Giveaway of signed limited edition YAIBA: NINJA GAIDEN Z lithographs created by famed comic book artist James Stokoe
(Dark Horse Booth 1636)

11:00 am – 2:00 pm: Yaiba food truck

9:00 pm – 2:00 am: Dead NinjaZ After Dark at Concrete Bar NYC

Concrete Bar NYC
320 W 37th St
New York, NY 10018
(212) 967-9121

October 12

11:00 am – 2:00 pm: Yaiba Food truck

9:00 pm – 1:00 am: Dead NinjaZ: After Dark at Smithfield NYC

Smithfield NYC
215 W 28th St,
New York, NY 10001
(212) 564-2172

October 13

4:00 -6:30 pm: NY Zombie Crawl at Twins Pub

Twins Pub
421 9th Ave # 1
New York, NY 10001
(212) 564-7288

8:30 pm – 1:00 am: NY Zombie Crawl After party at Culture Club

Culture Club
20 West 39th St
New York, NY 10018
212-921-1999

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Growing up Chris watched a lot of the original Saturday morning cartoons and developed a love for arts and animation. Growing up he tried his hand at animation and eventually script writing, but even more his love of video games, anime and technology grew.

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