SXSW Screenburn Events Schedule

Highlights from The Arcade Stage presented by IGN at SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade presented by Alienware 

The Palmer Events Center, March 9-11, 2012

Friday, March 9 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM

IGN Pro League: Capcom’s Street Fighter X Tekken Exhibition Tournament

FREE and Open to the Public

The tournament will feature eight players gathered from across the US to compete live at SXSW

ScreenBurn on Capcom’s newest fighting game, Street Fighter X Tekken (release date March 6, 2012). The IPL Street Fighter X Tekken Exhibition Tournament will tie in the upcoming Cross Assault reality show by bringing out the top two finishing players to compete in the event.

Saturday, March 10 from 12:00 – 9:00 PM

 IGN Pro League: StarCraft II and League of Legends

FREE and Open to the Public

 Highlights: 5:00-8:30PM  The StarCraft II tournament between TTeSports’ White-Ra and

Millenium’s Stephano. The professional gamers, chosen by a user voting process, have been

flown to Austin by IGN to play in a live All-Star showmatch for $5,000 worth of prizes.

Jane McGonigal: SuperBetter Game Demo

FREE and Open to the Public

 McGonigal will be signing and giving away her book, Reality is Broken. McGonigal will also make

appearances at her exhibitor booth for her first public demo of her new game SuperBetter.

Will Wright’s Stupid Fun Club

For Interactive, Gold and Platinum Badge Holders only

3:30p Their panel, Live the Game: A Lifestyle with a Gaming Sense, will cover Will’s new

personal gaming project and other work being done at Stupid Fun Club. Peter Swearengen and

Tish Shute, Producer/Designers, Stupid Fun Club Inc, will explore the cross pollination of games

with life.

Sunday, March 11 from 12:00 – 7:00 PM

Indie Game: The Movie

For Interactive, Gold and Platinum Badge Holders only

 12:30  Filmmakers from Indie Game: The Movie, after their debut at Sundance Film Festivial,

host a panel with Phil Fish, creator of the long-awaited indie game FEZ.

The Arcade Stage Panel Sessions

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

12:15        LightBox Interactive: Starhawk (release date May 8, 2012)

Dylan Jobe, President of LightBox Interactive, will discuss his upcoming PlayStation 3 blockbuster.

1:00        Marvel announcements

Featuring Axel Alonso (Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief), Jeph Loeb (Head of Marvel Television)

and Peter Phillips (SVP & GM, Marvel Digital Media Group), the three will unveil Marvel’s bold

new multimedia plans including the premiere of Marvel’s revolutionary new ways to read comics

AND exclusive animation footage.

2:00        Bioware: Star Wars™: The Old Republic™

Come join Dallas Dickinson (the Director of Production) discuss the game’s launch and what’s

coming next in a galaxy far, far away.

3:00      The Boondock Saints Cast Makes Game Announcement

The Boondock Saint actors Sean Patrick Flanery (Connor MacManus), Norman Reedus (Murphy

MacManus) and David Della Rocco (Rocco) speak on a panel with Critical Mass Interactive for a

video game reveal.

4:00        Activision: Behind the Scenes with Call of Duty Elite

5:00        Dragon Age: The Animated Feature Film

Check out a sneak peak mini-screening of new finished footage from Dragon Age: Dawn of the

Seeker.

5:45        Cosplay Competition

About SXSW ScreenBurn

SXSW’s 7th Annual ScreenBurn Arcade presented by Alienware will take place March 9-11, 2012

at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, Texas. The SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade is the gaming arm

of SXSW Interactive and features three days of a gaming expo that is free and open to the public.

Join us for the The Arcade Stage presented by IGN, which will host pro gaming tournaments,

panels and reveals by AAA publishers and developers, and a cos play competition. Attendees

with a SXSW Interactive, Gold or Platinum badge are also able to participate in ScreenBurn

Panels and gaming-related panels at other SXSW campuses. For more info, visit

sxswscreenburn.com.

Location and Directions by Car

The Palmer Events Center is located at 900 Barton Springs Rd. close to downtown Austin. The

entrance is on the south side of the building facing Barton Springs Road. Ample parking is

available in the parking garage adjacent to the Palmer Events Center. Find the Palmer Events

Center on Google Maps.

Directions by SXSW ShuttlesSXSW Interactive Campus Shuttles will run frequently between The Palmer Events Center and

the Austin Convention Center and is free for SXSW Interactive, Gold and Platinum registrants.

Hours of the ScreenBurn Arcade

Friday, March 9 | 3:00 – 7:00 PM

Saturday, March 10 | 12:00 – 9:00 PM

Sunday, March 11 | 12:00 – 7:00 PM

 -SXSW Press Release


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