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Capcom likes the PC
Russia, China, Korea and Brazil cited as catalysts to increasing PC output.
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Review
Intellecual property crossovers and convergences are nothing new. We’ve had Mortal Kombat square up against DC Comics, Aliens meeting Predators and the union of the Mario and Sonic universes.
However, when Capcom are involved things tend to be a little different. They treat the subject matter with a great deal of care, attention to detail and respect. This approach invariably leads to some wonderfully crafted and rightfully celebrated games. Games that are usually meet with cries of joy from the Kingdom of Geek as age old forum flame wars revolving around who would win a fight between Devil May Cry’s Dante and X-Men’s Magneto, or Street Fighter’s Ryu and Marvel’s Dr Doom, can finally be settled.
UK Charts – Black Ops Beats out Marvel vs Capcom
In this week’s UK game charts, Capcom’s Marvel vs Capcom which was released last Friday has not quite managed to beat out Call of Duty: Black Ops which once again retains the top spot.
Capcom To Unveil New Games In April
Capcom is expected to unveil two news games in April after it confirmed its Captivate media event is to return.
Capcom Aiming At Online Gaming, Digital Downloads, Mega Man
Capcom’s business plan for the upcoming financial year includes a greater focus on online gaming, and digital content delivery.Mention is made specifically of Mega Man Online – a game that may or may not be related to the suspicious trademarking of Mega Man Universe a little while back – which is apparently to be jointly developed with Neowiz Games Corporation of Korea.This is just one aspect of Capcom’s targeted increase in online gaming, though.
Frank West Coming To Everything, Says Capcom
Capcom’s Seth Killian has said that Frank West “will be making appearances in as many games” as Capcom can get him into.Speaking to Destructoid for their podcast, Capcom community man Seth Killian noted that we’ll definitely see more of everyone’s favourite zombie-killing photojournalist.”For better or for worse, [Capcom of] Japan has understood that ‘the west’ likes Frank.
Capcom: Dead Rising Was “Too Japanese”
Capcom has revealed how it has aimed the upcoming Dead Rising sequel at a Western audience.
Former SCEE President Joins Capcom
Capcom has announced that it has appointed David Reeves as the Chief Operating Officer of Capcom Entertainment Europe.Reeves was formerly the president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, having worked with the company for 14 years during which time he set up operations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and oversaw the launch of the PlayStation across Europe.“I established a close working relationship with Capcom during my time at Sony and have always admired its commitment to push boundaries and develop innovative titles,” gushed Reeves.
Capcom Employees Want Street Fighter IV PSP
Street Fighter IV product manager Natsuki Shiozawa has expressed her desire to see Street Fighter IV on the PSP.A recent update on Shiozawa’s official Capcom blog (via Examiner) revealed that the Capcom product manager – and plenty of staff at Capcom – want a PSP release of the popular fighting game.This doesn’t seem such an outlandish idea if you saw the recent news that Street Fighter IV is due an iPhone release, but there’s nothing official yet.The next major Street Fighter release we’re looking forward to is Super Street Fighter IV, due out at the end of April.
Capcom Delays Major Titles
Lost Planet 2, Super Street Fighter IV, Dark Void and Monster Hunter Tri have all been delayed in a bid to “maximise sales volume” according to Capcom’s latest investor report.The document states that by doing this the company can “avoid competing with major titles” from other publishers and that it will “preserve the value of Capcom’s titles.”In addition to this, Capcom has slashed its sales forecast figures, with Dark Void (released later this month) the only title to have a revised figure of less than half of the official forecast, dropping from an expected 1.3 million sales units to 600,000.
Capcom On Super Street Fighter IV
Capcom has revealed a few new details about the upcoming Super Street Fighter IV.
Capcom Hints at Street Fighter IV Sequel
Capcom has hinted an announcement of a Street Fighter IV sequel may be forthcoming. Last week the Japanese Capcom Blog (courtesy of IGN) promised that news on a sequel would be posted this week.
Capcom’s Inafune Interested In Bungie Partnership?
Capcom’s Keiji Inafune has half-jokingly said that it would be “interesting” to make a game in partnership with Bungie.