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News: ESRB Rating Outs Mega Man 5 for Virtual Console

ESRB Rating Outs Mega Man 5 for Virtual Console

Charge your Mega Buster

You can't stop the Blue Bomber's exploits on Virtual Console, as ESRB has rated Mega Man 5 for North America. Interestingly there's no PEGI rating for the game yet, indicating this may be one of the few Virtual Consoles titles to hit North America before Europe. The ESRB makes what was once the pinnacle of intense blasting action sound as exciting as a trip to the cracker..

News: Sorry Everyone, There Was No Monster Hunter 3DS Reveal

Sorry Everyone, There Was No Monster Hunter 3DS Reveal

Give F5 a break

So, despite everyone's biggest hopes and best intuition, Capcom's Captivate 2011 event came and went without even so much of a sniff of Monster Hunter 3DS. Capcom Europe confirmed via Twitter that there was no Monster Hunter content shown off at the event last week, nor were there any Ace Attorney-related revelations either. In fact, there were no new games for Nintendo formats..

News: Capcom Objects to Ace Attorney Investigations 2 Translation Costs

Capcom Objects to Ace Attorney Investigations 2 Translation Costs

(Not) Coming to America

Capcom's spiky-haired Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney has enjoyed considerable critical success since his first DS appearance several years ago, but it seems the latest outing for his nemesis/friend Miles Edgeworth won't see the light of day in the Western world. Capcom's corporate officer Christian Svensson recently revealed the publisher had decided not to localise the game..

Rumour: We May See Big Capcom Announcements Next Week

We May See Big Capcom Announcements Next Week

Monster press event planned

Capcom's Captivate event is just a few days away, and Japanese magazine Famitsu (via Andriasang) is reporting the publisher has at least six games to show off. Known titles include Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3Dm Street Fighter X Tekken — a 3DS version of which is rumoured — and non-Nintendo titles Asura's Wrath and Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City. Even the..

News: Celebrate 15 Years of Resident Evil With This Special Trailer

Celebrate 15 Years of Resident Evil With This Special Trailer

According to Wesker, things are just warming up

In celebrating 15 years of Resident Evil, Capcom has released a trailer that takes us back to where it all began, as well as where the franchise will be taking us in the not-so-distant future. Narrated by Albert Wesker, the trailer compiles footage of games both old and new. From the upcoming high-definition versions of Resident Evil 4 and Resident..

News: Get a Gold Blanka Figurine Via SpotPass Now

Get a Gold Blanka Figurine Via SpotPass Now

Or read the code inside

SpotPass, so we're told, will deliver fresh updates straight to your 3DS: new characters, new content, all automatically and for free. Don't believe us? Ask a Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition player, as they recently received a new figurine from Capcom through thin air. While a level 7 golden Blanka statue doesn't sound...

News: Outbreak of Resident Evil Revelations Planned for 2012

Outbreak of Resident Evil Revelations Planned for 2012

Biohazard fans have a while to wait

It's no surprise that Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D will be launching before Resident Evil Revelations does on the 3DS, but it appears the two won't be launching in the same year; with the former scheduled for a June release, we may have to wait a while longer for the latter. According to the official Resident Evil Facebook page, Capcom is planning to release..

News: Jill and Wesker Show Their Moves in New Resi: Mercenaries Video

Jill and Wesker Show Their Moves in New Resi: Mercenaries Video

Into battle once more

If the rumours are true and Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D is indeed set for release on 17th June, it's looking like being a very good month for 3DS owners as the trailer below shows. Returning characters Jill Valentine and Albert Wesker pop up in the game to dispense justice with both barrels, blowing up the infected,...

News: BBFC Slaps 17th June Date on Resident Evil: Mercenaries

BBFC Slaps 17th June Date on Resident Evil: Mercenaries

With free demo included

Today Capcom announced that Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D will come with a Resident Evil Revelations demo, but when can UK gamers get their hands on the multiplayer monster mash? As soon as 17th June, according to ratings board BBFC. The board slapped a 15 certificate on the game and its included demo — named Resident...

News: Resident Evil: Mercenaries Comes Loaded with a Revelation

Resident Evil: Mercenaries Comes Loaded with a Revelation

Console's first demo

Gory team shooter Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D is set to show 3DS owners what their console can do when it's released in a few months, but it'll also give gamers a taste of more traditional Biohazard outing Resident Evil: Revelations in the form of an included playable demo. The demo will take players on board the ocean liner that provides the game's setting, with series..

News: Ono: "Street Fighter x Tekken on 3DS Should Happen"

Ono: "Street Fighter x Tekken on 3DS Should Happen"

Wants more noise made

It's wall-to-wall fighting game news on 3DS at the moment: Nintendo will publish Dead or Alive Dimensions in May, and Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition producer Yoshinori Ono is in London for the console's launch. If Ono gets his own way, the onslaught of fighting games won't peter out in May, as he wants to bring upcoming crossover match-up Street Fighter X Tekken to the..

News: 3D Sound Adventure Nazo Waku Yakata Gets Sited

3D Sound Adventure Nazo Waku Yakata Gets Sited

Websited, that is

Yesterday we reported on Capcom's 3D sound adventure Nazo Waku Yakata, and now the publisher has opened a website to show off the game's graphical side too. The official website contains a few small screenshots showing some of the strange situations you'll find in the mystery mansion: bees, matches and old crones feature, though no sign of the already notorious "bathing suit..

News: Capcom's 3DS Adventure Game Sounds Very Different

Capcom's 3DS Adventure Game Sounds Very Different

3D visuals? How about 3D sound?

Who needs buttons when you have sound? That's the approach that Capcom is taking with regards to its upcoming adventure game for the 3DS. As detailed in the latest issue of Famitsu and translated by AndriaSang, Nazo Waku Yakata (Nazo Waku Mansion) is a game that has been loosely termed as a "sound adventure" because of its unique control scheme that omits..

News: Super Street Fighter IV is All About the Community

Super Street Fighter IV is All About the Community

Ono, it's true

Capcom brawler Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition is one of the stand-out titles in the list of 3DS launch games, so much so that Nintendo President Satoru Iwata sat down with Capcom producer Yoshinori Ono to discuss the title's origins and how it takes advantage of the 3DS's features. Considering the machine's power and 3D screen have attracted most attention in the press, it may..

News: Sink Your Fangs into the Okamiden Demo Available Now

Sink Your Fangs into the Okamiden Demo Available Now

Fire it up

It's only a matter of weeks before young Chibiterasu graces DS consoles everywhere in Okamiden, with Nintendo and Capcom combining to stoke up the excitement by releasing a new demo on the Nintendo Channel. Released earlier this week in North America and Europe, the demo takes you through a short sample of the gameplay on offer in the...

News: Capcom Spills Super Street Fighter IV StreetPass Beans

Capcom Spills Super Street Fighter IV StreetPass Beans

Roll the reels

Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition isn't just about the 35 characters, online multiplayer and touchscreen controls – its StreetPass figurine battle mode is a potential ace up the sleeves of its gi, and Japanese site Andriasang recently nabbed more details on the violent statues. Playing the game in any mode will accumulate Figure Points, which are used to play a slot machine that..

News: Plenty of Action in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Trailer

Plenty of Action in Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Trailer

Looks pretty faithful to past mercenary instalments

Capcom currently has two Resident Evil titles in development for the 3DS, and with one nearing completion sooner than the other, it's time to see what the trailer for Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D has in store for us. Resident Evil: Mercenaries 3D is a handheld re-mastered collection of stages...