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Announcing Hero-Con 2009

Posted by Michael Bitton on Aug 12, 2009  | Comments

Announcing Hero-Con 2009 - City of Heroes - MMORPG.com

The 2nd annual Hero-Con event has been announced on the official City of Heroes website.

Hero-Con is an annual event for City of Heroes/Villains fans, and will feature a number of activities including:

  • Developer Panel Discussions
  • Live Mission Event and Contests
  • Social Events with the Dev Team
  • Banquet Dinner including live entertainment and awards ceremonies
  • LAN center activities
  • Community Address and announcements presented by Matt "Positron" Miller, and Studio Head, Brian Clayton
  • Special 'Pre-Con' activities the night of Friday, Oct. 23rd.

In addition, the event has been extended from a single day event, to a two day event this year. Hero-Con will take place from October 24th to October 25th, 2009 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California.

Tickets will set you back $79.00 and are being sold by Brown Paper Tickets.

Fans will receive an assortment of goodies for their ticket purchase as well, and they include:

  • Goody Bag (which includes an Official Hero-Con 2009 T-shirt, a digital in-game item, and more!)
  • Entrance into the Welcome Address and Grand Banquet Dinner/Awards Ceremony
  • Direct interaction with Dev Team and Community Relations Team Members.
  • Access to the City of Heroes® store (which will include items ONLY available at Hero-Con!)
  • Attendance at Development Team Panel Discussions
  •  Opportunity to participate and win prizes in the following competitions:
  •  Gaming contests
  •  Official Costume Contest
  •  Live Mission Event 

For full details on the event, view the full announcement here.

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Michael Bitton / Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined MMORPG.com as the site's Community Manager. Follow him on Twitter @eMikeB