Ignition Entertainment Announces San Diego Comic-Con 2009

Game Line-up, Contests, Prizes and Events


SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 22, 2009 – Ignition Entertainment brings their full arsenal of face-kicking, blade wielding, world renowned games to San Diego Comic-Con 2009, showcasing some of their most anticipated titles of 2009 including, The King of Fighters XII, Muramasa: The Demon Blade and Nostalgia and the instant classic PSP game, Mercury Meltdown.


Taking place in the Future US booth #5135 on the main convention center show floor, attendees can get hands-on time with all four blockbuster Ignition titles and enter a draw to win prizes based on their favorite games.  The drawings will take place post Comic-Con and will be announced via Twitter, Facebook and email.  Prizes include:

  • Nostalgia a brand new Nintendo DSi
  • Muramasa: The Demon Blade posters signed by George Kamitani, the designer and lead artist of the game
  • The King of Fighters XII signed posters and copies of the game
  • Mercury Meltdown downloadable game codes


Ignition Stage Demos and Trivia – Located on the main stage of the Future US booth #5135, Ignition will also be giving away various prizes to those who can answer questions related to their games.



Nostalgia – Stage Demo & Trivia @ 10:15 A.M.

Prizes: 3 Nostalgia Art books


Nostalgia – All Day Contest

  • “Where’s Gilbert?” Hunt Contest A photo scavenger hunt to find Eddie’s father Gilbert who will be at 3 different places at 3 different times around the Gaslamp district and convention center
  • All clues will be announced over Twitter
  • “Missing” posters of Gilbert will be handed out at the Ignition booth, and contestants will have to get it stamped 3 times that day by Gilbert.
  • Prizes: Contestants with completed sheets will be entered for a chance to win $500 cash. The first to turn in their completed sheet at the Ignition booth will also receive a brand new Nintendo DS. All entrants will receive a Nostalgia branded luggage tag.






Muramasa: The Demon Blade – Stage Demo & Trivia @ 10:15 A.M.

Prizes: 3 Muramasa: The Demon Blade wall scrolls


Muramasa: The Demon Blade Contest

  • “Fan” Art Contest – A “Fan” Art contest that people can enter by going to the Muramasa website.  The contest will run through the weeks leading up to the game launch, with a winner announced at the Penny Arcade Expo.
  • Prizes: Grand prize winner will receive $1000 and have their art showcased in future marketing and promotional materials for the game.  Runner-ups will receive free copies of the game.






The King of Fighters XII – Stage Demo & World Premiere of Launch Trailer @ 10:15 A.M.


Cosplay contest – Ignition Entertainment will hold a cosplay contest on stage where attendees can register via The King of Fighters XII Twitter or Facebook pages


  • All entrants will receive a The King of Fighters trading card pack
  • 10 registrants will be chosen from the entries, crowd will vote for top 3.
    • 1st prize: Figurine and signed The King of Fighters XII Poster / $100 Gamestop Card
    • 2nd prize: The King of Fighters XII t-shirt and The King of Fighters XII poster
    • 3rd prize: Terry Bogard Hat and The King of Fighters XII poster






Mercury Meltdown – Stage Demo & Trivia @ 10:15 A.M.

Prizes: Mercury Meltdown Promo Download Codes


Mercury Meltdown Contest

  • Mercury Meltdown Race Contest – Four people will be invited on stage after entering via Twitter or at the show to complete a timed stage in the game
  • Prizes: Sony PSP with Mercury Meltdown preloaded