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Is Capcom killing Yoshinori Ono?


Jun 12
Attendees of this year's Captivate event in Rome probably had a pretty good idea of exactly who and what would would be in attendance at Capcom's annual showcase. Yoshinori Ono wasn't among them. Just a few weeks after t... read

Did you see all our awesome Captivate content?


Apr 10
Capcom recently held their annual Captivate event and the intrepid Dale North dropped a flurry of previews on the site first thing this morning. He got his mitts all over DmC: Devil May Cry and came away rather taken wit... read

How do you follow up Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, the game many critics (including myself) called the best of the Nintendo 3DS? By releasing the next big game hardcore 3DS players have their eyes on, Resident Evil: Th... read feature


Capcom held its yearly Captivate event last week in Hawaii, and today I'm finally able to reveal what we were shown. Damn, it's a lot of stuff. Yes, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 was revealed along with a sexy trailer and art work. Yes... read feature

Super Street Fighter IV gets free 'Tournament Mode' DLC on June 15


Apr 20
Super Street Fighter IV, which hits stores next week, already ships with a slew of upgraded online features. But it doesn't stop there -- at Captivate, producer Yoshinori Ono and Capcom revealed a fifth new online mode, "Tou... read

Super Street Fighter IV 360 Avatar items incoming


Apr 20
During a presentation at Capcom's Captivate press event last week, producer Yoshinori Ono revealed that Xbox 360 gamers will soon be able to dress up their Avatars as their favorite Super Street Fighter IV characters. A handf... read

Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 coming 2011, now with more jump


Apr 20
Capcom's next-gen Bionic Commando console game might have been a "miss" both critically and at retail, but most were in agreement that its digital download counterpart, Bionic Commando Rearmed, was an astounding success. So ... read

A look at the map of Dead Rising 2's zombie-killing playground, 'Fortune City'


Apr 20
Wondering how the Willamette Parkview Mall of the original Dead Rising compares to the Las Vegas-esque Fortune City of Dead Rising 2? While Capcom and Blue Castle only let me shred ghouls in a few areas, I was able to sneak a... read

Okamiden producer: Not a sequel, a 'spiritual successor'


Apr 20
With Clover studios having disbanded, some thought they'd never see a proper follow up to its 2006 PlayStation 2 classic, Ōkami. Ōkamiden, Capcom's upcoming Nintendo DS title set in the Ōkami universe, may just... read

Dead Rising 2 trailer vague about story, allow us to shed some light


Apr 20
Capcom has released the latest trailer for Dead Rising 2, one that supposedly reveals pieces of the game's story. But really, it's a all a bit too vague. "A renegade man with a tragic past in the wrong place at the right tim... read

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds revealed with marvelous trailer


Apr 20
Yes, Internet, the rumors you've been hearing for the past eight years are true... Capcom is working on a follow up to 2000's Marvel vs. Capcom 2. It's called Marvel vs. Capcom 3: The Fate of Two Worlds, and it's coming to P... read

More details on Dead Rising 2's 'Case Zero' prologue DLC


Apr 20
While we still haven't had a chance to see it, Dead Rising 2 developer Blue Castle Games dropped a few new details on the upcoming Xbox 360 exclusive pre-release DLC, "Case Zero." Designed as a prologue to Dead Rising 2, the ... read

Drills meet bucket: A look at Dead Rising 2's item combo system


Apr 20
Not only does Dead Rising 2 come with an entirely new protagonist, but also a new set of skills. Compared to Dead Rising’s journalist Frank “I’ve Covered Wars, You Know” West, the sequel's Chuck Greene... read

Dead Rising 2 bloody direct feed video bonanza!


Apr 20
It's one thing to talk about Chuck Greene's wonderful creations and tools that he uses in Dead Rising 2. It's a completely different story to see them in action. If you're wondering just how a spiked bat finds its home in the... read

It takes two: Dead Rising 2 to feature two-player co-op


Apr 20
Breathe deep and call a pal... it’s zombie hunting time. Yes, in addition to the already revealed competitive multiplayer, Dead Rising 2 will feature full two-player cooperative play through the game’s entire main... read

Fans of things that are good should be pleased to learn that Capcom is bringing Ōkamiden, the Nintendo DS follow-up to the PlayStation 2/Wii title Ōkami, to North America. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, as ... read feature

Lost Planet 2 to get day one multiplayer DLC


Apr 20
Lost Planet 2 already ships with a handful of multiplayer maps on the disc, but players are always demanding "more, more, more." Because that's what we do, and we're never satisfied. Well Capcom is going to hook up even more ... read

Change fate, manipulate the world with your Ghost Trick


Apr 20
With Ace Attorney creator Shu Takumi behind the upcoming Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective, the expectations for a quirky, original title are already astronomical. After spending about 20 minutes with a demo version of the game... read

Miles Edgeworth Ace Attorney's English debut trailer


Apr 28
Eureka! You knew it was coming, but get excited anyway. It's okay. I'll wait. No, we're excited too. It made our most-anticipated games list for this year. And it makes a lot more sense than being excited about a nine-year-ol... read

Capcom goes big with CAPTIVATE 09 in Monte Carlo


Apr 10
Today, Capcom confirmed what we had been hearing for awhile -- their CAPTIVATE media day will take place in Monte Carlo this year.That's right, Capcom has decided to hold a typical gamer's day in the "jewel of Mediterran... read

Capcom's Spyborgs not appearing at E3 and will stretch your Wii


Jul 03
I have often wondered if executives should even post on message boards. Yesterday Christian Svensson, Senior Director of Strategic Planning & Research for Capcom, decided to talk a little Spyborgs with the nice folks on C... read

Spyborg's devs looking at Balance Board support, using every Wii peripheral ever


Jun 03
When speaking with Spyborgs creative director Mike Stout, he admitted there may be a chance the team could include Balance Board support in the Wii exclusive. "It would be really cool," he said, "but we're not ... read

What a dog eating a melon has to do with Bionic Commando Rearmed's 'M' rating


Jun 03
Ask producer Ben Judd what two things Bionic Commando fans think made the game great, and the first will be the game's swing mechanic. The second, as he puts it, "will no doubt be a certain dictator's head exploding.&quo... read

CAPTIVATE 08: Street Fighter IV move list should look familiar


Jun 03
To any veteran (or even casual) Street Fighter player, the words "fireball motion" or "sonic boom" are easily translatable to a classic fighting game mechanic. Fortunately, Street Fighter IV uses a similar... read

CAPTIVATE 08: Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix pretty, not finished yet


Jun 03
By now you should already have a good idea of what to expect from the upcoming Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network title Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix. It's Super Street Fighter II Turbo in glorious high-definit... read

CAPTIVATE 08: Capcom's mobile gaming EXPLOSION!


Jun 03
Can you feel the heat? That's from Capcom's mobile gaming explosion!At CAPTIVATE, Capcom was promoting a few of their mobile titles, including Dead Rising; Resident Evil: Genesis; Devil May Cry; Mega Man III; Who Wants to Be ... read

CAPTIVATE 08: Wii, uh -- I mean, We Love Golf!


Jun 03
We love golf. You love golf. Capcom loves golf. So why was it that their Wii exclusive title We Love Golf! was tucked up away upstairs away from the main action at CAPTIVATE? And why was no one playing? Oh right -- there were... read

CAPTIVATE 08: Console Street Fighter IV to have mega sweet anime intros, endings


Jun 03
As I briefly mentioned earlier, Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono confirmed that the console versions of the title would contain additional content. Among the extras included would be more detailed story information, d... read

CAPTIVATE 08: Street Fighter IV coming to consoles with new content, online play


Jun 03
As you likely already know, Capcom has finally revealed that the Street Fighter IV will indeed be home to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. While Capcom only had near-final arcade builds playable at the event, producer Yos... read

CAPTIVATE 08: Bionic Commando next-gen multiplayer announced


Jun 03
Staring up at flat panel screen playing an announcement trailer for Bionic Commando's multiplayer mode, the game's producer Ben Judd sarcastically told me he didn't know what I was talking about when I mentioned it. In fact, ... read






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