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News: Capcom Explains Wii U and 3DS Cross-Play in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Capcom Explains Wii U and 3DS Cross-Play in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

"You can have a Monster Hunter party"

The announcement of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Europe and North America, as part of Nintendo's recent Wii U reveal extravaganzas, finally gave fans of the series a welcome fix after a rather lengthy delay. Some were disappointed with the titles coming in March 2013, especially as Japan will get the new...

News: Take a Look at Capcom's New Monster Hunter Merchandise

Take a Look at Capcom's New Monster Hunter Merchandise

Wallets at the ready

Capcom is catching on to popular Japanese fashion by bringing out its own Monster Hunter Sukajan. Sukajan-style jackets have been a tourist favourite for many years, blending American varsity jackets and Japanese embroidery, and can be commonly found being flogged to bewildered tourists in the busy streets of Tokyo. This...

News: Mega Man 3 Leaps Onto The Japanese 3DS Virtual Console

Mega Man 3 Leaps Onto The Japanese 3DS Virtual Console

For those about to rock

The third instalment of Capcom's popular Mega Man series is launching on the Japanese 3DS Virtual Console this week. Mega Man 3 - known in Japan as Rockman 3: The End of Dr. Wily!? - will go live on the Japanese 3DS eShop tomorrow (September 26th) for 500 yen. Even harsher than its already tough predecessor, Mega Man 3 has...

News: Ace Attorney 5's Heart Scope System Detailed

Ace Attorney 5's Heart Scope System Detailed

Out with the old, in with the new

The Ace Attorney series has never been a stranger to unusual trinkets and gameplay mechanics. Phoenix himself wielded the powerful Magatama to uncover the deepest of secrets, his protégé Apollo used his trusty bracelet to perceive subtle twitches and nervous habits, and Miles Edgeworth has been known to play a few...

News: Capcom and Level-5 Reveal Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney TGS Trailer

Capcom and Level-5 Reveal Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney TGS Trailer

Showing both styles of gameplay

If you were ever concerned that one of the two franchises in Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney would overshadow the other, then fear not, as this brand new trailer hot from Tokyo Game Show should put all your worries at bay. The trailer demonstrates not only the integration of the two art styles, but also the...

News: Watch Ace Attorney 5's Latest TGS Trailer

Watch Ace Attorney 5's Latest TGS Trailer

Complete with handy subtitles

Capcom has given courtroom fans a chance to get a first look at the upcoming Ace Attorney 5 with the latest trailer fresh from Tokyo Game Show, featuring the return of everyone's favourite defence attorney Phoenix Wright. Earlier this month we reported that Phoenix Wright would be making his grand return on the 3DS...

News: 3DS Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Won't Be Venturing Online

3DS Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Won't Be Venturing Online

Online play isn't going to feature in handheld instalment

Capcom has confirmed that the 3DS version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate won't have online play. Such functionality will instead be exclusive to the Wii U edition of the game. Speaking to ONM, Capcom's Yuri Araujo confirmed that there were "no plans" to bring online play to Nintendo's portable...

News: Sorry Lost Planet Fans, EX Troopers Isn't Coming To The West

Sorry Lost Planet Fans, EX Troopers Isn't Coming To The West

Anime-style action title remains a Japanese exclusive

Capcom's Corporate Officer and Senior Vice-President Christian Svensson has confirmed that the company currently has no plans to bring Lost Planet spin-off EX Troopers to the west. The disappointing news was delivered in an 'Ask Capcom' thread on the company's official forums. The forum...

News: Evidence Suggests That Ace Attorney 5 Will Be Coming to the West

Evidence Suggests That Ace Attorney 5 Will Be Coming to the West

Our key witness is Capcom

A few days ago we brought you the exciting news that Phoenix Wright would be returning in Ace Attorney 5, but were unable to confirm that the game would be making its way to the west. We can now happily report that fresh evidence has come to light and a western release of the game is very much on the cards - and that's no...

News: Capcom: The Next Gen Doesn't Start With Wii U

Capcom: The Next Gen Doesn't Start With Wii U

"Time is required before the next generation console cycle begins in earnest"

Capcom has released its annual report, in which it outlines the current state of its business and its predictions and aims for the future. The company has stated that it wishes to move away from the current development model - which involves big budget games with long...

News: WayForward's Shantae Heading To 3DS Virtual Console

WayForward's Shantae Heading To 3DS Virtual Console

(Finally!)

In the July edition of US gaming magazine, Nintendo Power, it has been confirmed that WayForward's classic Game Boy Color title, Shantae, is finally coming to the 3DS Virtual Console. Way back in June 2011, we reported that WayForward was looking into porting the GBC classic to the 3DS VC. It looked like the 3DS port was dead in the...

News: Monster Hunter 4 is Now 60% Complete

Monster Hunter 4 is Now 60% Complete

Legs and bodies done, now for the heads

Just last week a Capcom representative teased Monster Hunter news, but it seems that today we have some more solid information from series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto. Speaking to Weekly Famitsu (as reported by Andriasang), Tsujimoto stated that 3DS title Monster Hunter 4 is about 60% complete, meaning the...

News: Check Out This Beautiful Okami Papercraft

Check Out This Beautiful Okami Papercraft

Godly beauty

We've seen some impressive game-related art over the years, but surely if two games are ideally suited to artistic recreations they're Okami and Okamiden. Both of these titles were designed to actually look like watercolour paintings in motion, but one set of artistic creations opts for a different approach. The attached image (click...

News: Capcom Hopes to Expand Fighting Game Audience

Capcom Hopes to Expand Fighting Game Audience

Training the next generation

The fighting genre has always been one of the harshest tests of gaming prowess; bruising tests of hand-to-eye co-ordination and memory as you try to remember all those combos and special moves. Just as that's appealing to the initiated, however, the necessary dedication can be a barrier to entry for newcomers. Capcom is...

News: Female Ace Attorney Production Hits the Stage in Japan

Female Ace Attorney Production Hits the Stage in Japan

Take that!

Japanese theatre company Takarazuka Revue is currently readying a musical spin-off production of Capcom's Ace Attorney franchise, which will be held in January 2013. The show will be made up of an all-female cast complete with plenty of hair gel, and will be performing its second production based from a Phoenix Wright game, the first of...

News: Monster Hunter 4 Director Says It's All About 'Adventure'

Monster Hunter 4 Director Says It's All About 'Adventure'

As opposed to 'grinding', perhaps?

Plenty of gamers, including various members of the Nintendo Life team, thoroughly enjoyed Monster Hunter Tri, not least because it was a terrific Wii title that had the impressive scale and online functionality often reserved for its HD rivals. There was a nagging feeling amongst some, however, that the story in...

News: E.X. Troopers May Feature Co-op Multiplayer on 3DS

E.X. Troopers May Feature Co-op Multiplayer on 3DS

New trailer has explosions and mechs

E.X. Troopers is a spin-off from the Lost Planet series that's coming to 3DS and PS3, an unlikely combination. We first became aware of it in May when it was announced for Japan, but much like Project X Zone it's still not confirmed for worldwide release. During the weekend, as part of its Summer Jam event,...