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News: Viewtiful Joe Could Return

Viewtiful Joe Could Return

Henshin-a-go-go, baby!

Hideki Kamiya, the creator of the brilliant GameCube series Viewtiful Joe and now working for Platinum Games, told Game Informer that he would love to finish the series. I don't have the rights to any of the IPs that I've made. They belong to the companies that publish them, and they're a business so they have a right to exploit those IPs as they want... Viewtiful Joe is..

News: All Rise for the First Phoenix Wright WiiWare Shots

All Rise for the First Phoenix Wright WiiWare Shots

Court is now in session!

Looks like the Phoenix Wright steam train is really picking up... er... steam at the moment, with the announcement yesterday and now the first screenshots of the rookie lawyer's transition to WiiWare. One thing you'll notice is that it looks absolutely identical to the GBA/DS versions of the game, with very little in the way of smoothing or consideration for the Wii's..

News: Phoenix Wright Series Coming To WiiWare

Phoenix Wright Series Coming To WiiWare

Courtroom drama will adopt an episodic format

The latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu has confirmed that Capcom's cult legal video gaming series Phoenix Wright is coming to Nintendo's WiiWare service, with the first instalment hitting the Japanese Wii Store next month. The series, which is known in Japan as "Gyakuten Saiban", has previously been released on the Game Boy Advance and..

News: Capcom Raising The Dead For Darkside Chronicles Launch

Capcom Raising The Dead For Darkside Chronicles Launch

If you're into eating human flesh but also like playing video games, head down to London on the 31st

Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles hits the Nintendo Wii any day now and to promote the game in the UK Capcom is planning to flood central London with mindless, slavering zombies. The company is offering a free Nintendo Wii and a copy of the new game to the best dressed flesh-eater, with a two..

News: Joe the Condor Zeroes in on Tatsunoko vs Capcom

Joe the Condor Zeroes in on Tatsunoko vs Capcom

Character roster updated!

We've had Frank West and Tekkaman Blade join the melee, and now Capcom has continued their accursed teasing by revealing another two characters joining the Western release of über-fighter-mash-up Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars: Mega Man Zero and Joe the Condor! Most gamers will be familiar with Zero, having played him in umpteen spin-offs since his first..

News: Monster Hunter 3 May Be Feeless

Monster Hunter 3 May Be Feeless

Capcom interview hints at free online play for all!

Capcom's unstoppable sales juggernaut that is Monster Hunter is scheduled to hit our consoles early next year, but one major concern surrounds its online mode, which in Japan requires a monthly subscription charge from anyone wanting to party with friends. With the Western release looming the subject has come up again, and at Tokyo Games Show..

News: Capcom Unveils Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes and Ghost Trick

Capcom Unveils Sengoku Basara Samurai Heroes and Ghost Trick

New Wii and DS titles revealed at TGS 2009

Capcom has already dropped the Frank-bomb on Tatsunoko vs. Capcom at this year's TGS but there's more fun to be had with two new announcements. First up is the next instalment in the massively popular (at least in Japan, anyway) of the Sengoku Basara series (which has previously been known as Devil Kings here in the West). Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes is..

News: Capcom Cordially Invites You To Decide The Next Versus Title

Capcom Cordially Invites You To Decide The Next Versus Title

Company blog wants you to submit your dream crossover idea

Tatsunoko vs. Capcom is just around the corner for Western fighting fans but Capcom is already thinking about future instalments in its insanely popular "Versus" series. Posting on the Capcom Unity blog, team member Snow has asked fans to submit their own ideas for the next crossover title. Here are his words, repeated for your..

News: OFLC Ratings Promise Street Fighting Action

OFLC Ratings Promise Street Fighting Action

Two of Capcom's vintage brawlers get the classifications board treatment

Australia's OFLC ratings board has just confirmed that two instalments in Capcom's classics Street Fighter series have been awarded official ratings, which means they're probably coming to the Virtual Console very soon. Fighting Street is the PC Engine/TG16 version of the very first Street Fighter entry. It was one of the..

News: Capcom Interested In Doing More Retro Games

Capcom Interested In Doing More Retro Games

Unsure if sales were disappointing for Mega Man 9

Contrary to popular belief, game companies have a vested interest in making money. Things that appear to be massive fan service, like Capcom's downloadable retro sequel Mega Man 9, bank on said fans actually buying the game, especially when considering doing it all again. So how were those sales? Christian Svensson, corporate officer/VP of Strategic..

News: Okamiden Footage Revealed

Okamiden Footage Revealed

Get a glimpse before the Tokyo Game Show!

Footage of Okamiden - you know, the super-cute looking DS version of Okami we told you about last week - has surfaced on Capcom's Tokyo Game Show page. The trailer contains a little Japanese we haven't translated yet, but it also shows some gameplay footage, and it looks sweet! As you can see, the game is coming along quite nicely! We should expect to hear..

News: Okami to Hit DS in 2010!

Okami to Hit DS in 2010!

Famitsu print the first screenshots

Everybody loves a paintbrush-wielding white wolf game, but if there's on criticism we could level at the genre it's that there just aren't enough titles like the stellar Okami, released on Wii to great critical acclaim last year. Well, the genre is about to bulge again next year, with the announcement of Okamiden,...

News: Brand New Spyborgs Screenshots & Video

Brand New Spyborgs Screenshots & Video

Check out the latest video and screens of Spyborgs in action.

Capcom has just released these brand new exclusive Spyborgs screenshots and video to a select group of sites for posting this morning and we thought we'd share them with you guys. For those who don't yet know, Spyborgs is being created by a new development team comprised of former members of Insomniac Games and High Impact Developers..

News: Phoenix Wright Was Considered For Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom

Phoenix Wright Was Considered For Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom

Famous catchphrase kept him out.

Attorney Phoenix Wright, legendary Capcom character prone to much waving and dramatic poses, was originally considered for Tatsunoko Vs. Capcom. Speaking to NGamer, Ryota Niitsuma, producer of the game, explained that the developer really wanted the character in, but that he really only had one move: "Objection!" So the developers crafted an attack where..

News: Nintendo are 'very impressed' with Monster Hunter 3's Graphics

Nintendo are 'very impressed' with Monster Hunter 3's Graphics

Big N's designers admit that MH3 is visually stunning

It was clear when the first few screenshots of Monster Hunter 3 emerged that the game was stunning, and even Nintendo's best have spelt that out for us. In an 'Iwata Asks' the team behind Zelda said that they really felt the pressure after seeing Monster Hunter 3 in motion; Capcom apparently put everything they had into it, their goal being to..

News: Miles Edgeworth EU Release Date Announced

Miles Edgeworth EU Release Date Announced

You'll be able to play it February 19th

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth will be released in Europe on 19th February, Capcom announced. Miles Edgeworth is the next game in the Ace Attorney series, which won't be focusing on Phoenix Wright, the main protagonist of the whole series. The story goes that Miles, upon witnessing his father's death and watching in horror as the suspected..

News: What Capcom games do you want to see on the Virtual Console?

What Capcom games do you want to see on the Virtual Console?

Let the good people at Capcom know what you want.

Now that the rate of Virtual Console releases has slowed from a flood to a trickle, it is understandable that many VC gamers have given up hope of playing their favourite Capcom games in the comfort of their living room on the Wii with a Classic Controller. Given the overwhelming reader response to our call to let SEGA know what you want we thought..

News: Capcom Wants To Know Your Favorite TvC Characters

Capcom Wants To Know Your Favorite TvC Characters

Promises the results are for something "fun."

Oh, Capcom, you're always up to something, aren't you? Over on his Unity blog, community manager Seth Killian wants to know what your favorite characters are from the upcoming Wii fighter Tatsunoko vs. Capcom, but the reason for this isn't so clear. Why vote? It matters to... something fun. I can't tell you exactly what that is YET, but if you like..

News: Monster Hunter 3 Gets Seriously... Cute?!

Monster Hunter 3 Gets Seriously... Cute?!

Claymation shows softer side of lethal Wyverns

It may be one of the most anticipated hardcore releases for Wii this year, but Monster Hunter 3 (Tri~) isn't afraid to show its sillier side, with the latest video from Capcom introducing would-be Hunters to their new best friend - Chacha (yes, really.) The short claymation video shows the little acorn-headed Chacha exploring the world and hunting down..

News: Capcom Not Ruling Out Wii Street Fighter IV

Capcom Not Ruling Out Wii Street Fighter IV

Never say never!

When Street Fighter IV dropped earlier this year, Wii owners once again felt the void of a major multiplatform non-release. But in the crazy upside-down world of evergreen sales patterns and delayed ports of HD games, that's not to say the game'll never see a Wii port. Over at the Capcom-Unity boards, a member questioned whether or not a version of SFIV would, or could, ever hit..