SDCC ’13: GODZILLA Invades Comic-Con With ‘Godzilla Encounter’


Yesterday I had the chance to check out Legendary Pictures’ “Godzilla Encounter,” which is now open to the people attending San Diego Comic-Con. Now, we (as press) only go to photograph a certain part of the attraction, but it was freaking awesome. I took some photos, which you can see below and click the link to check out more:



There’s also the video I took, but it came out really crappy (stupid camera):

The second portion (where we couldn’t take photos) of the attraction, we were scanned, by people in HAZMAT suits, and were taken into a control room where two scientist were busy at work. It was pure chaos in there. The screens on the walls and paperwork present were all Godzilla related, mentioning something like a big attack had taken place by the beast. We were in there for about 2 minutes when we were taken into an elevator, when all of sudden it got all shaky and we could hear the roar from the beast above us. Then, once we reached the top, we were taken into an office where we saw more Godzilla related footage, like TV broadcasts and such. There were windows all around and the tone of the room was dark and rainy. Then all of a sudden we hear loud footsteps and the mighty roars of the beast. He walks right past us, but then realizes we (our group) were hiding in the building and then he comes in for a smell and then roars his mighty roar. And then it done.

I’m a huge fan of Godzilla and beyond excited for Gareth Edwards’ “Godzilla,” which hits theaters May14th, 2014. This was by the far the coolest thing for any Godzilla fan to do. I actually felt the huge presence of Godzilla, and it sent chills down my spine. It was freaking nuts. Anyways, If you’re attending SDCC and are skeptical about Godzilla Encounter,” and you’re a fan of Godzilla, attend this immediately.

P.S. According to the people in charged of the event, they mentioned that what’s shown at “Godzilla Encounter” is now what will be in the film. But I’m pretty sure this set piece was based of some of the movie.



Chuckie is blogger for fine sites such as Geek News Network and Comic Book Therapy. Burrito enthusiast would be the best way to describe him. Follow Chuckie on twitter, @dweebofthedead.

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