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News: MadWorld Director's Tango Appointment Has Nothing to Do with Dancing

MadWorld Director's Tango Appointment Has Nothing to Do with Dancing

The Capcom vein runs deep

It's always sad when a developer leaves a company responsible for giving us one of the more original and much-needed shake-ups in the Wii's library of games, but it's also interesting to see where they end up going. Shigenori Nishikawa, director of MadWorld, is to leave Platinum Games for a position at Tango, Shiji Mikami's Tokyo-based development studio. Mikami was one of..

News: Soon You May Be Able to Enter the MegaMan Universe

Soon You May Be Able to Enter the MegaMan Universe

Cryptic trademark and internal document hints at Blue Bomber MMO

Bear in mind before you get all excited and jump into your handmade MegaMan outfit that this is just a rumour for now, but it's interesting enough to report on. A few weeks back, Capcom filed a trademark for MegaMan Universe, with no clue as to the game's content. In a recent finance report, Capcom revealed its collaboration with..

News: Capcom Will Give You 22 Games Before April

Capcom Will Give You 22 Games Before April

16 for DS, 6 on Wii

Capcom's had a pretty good start to this financial year, with Monster Hunter Tri for Wii and Super Street Fighter IV and Lost Planet 2 on the HD consoles. Hopefully you haven't had enough of the blue-and-yellow publisher yet, as they have a boatload of titles for you over the next year. Aiming to bring half a dozen Wii titles to gamers and 16 to DS owners, the company's sales..

News: Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part Two

Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part Two

We take a look at what was added this time

As of last week, Mega Man 10 is now "complete": all announced DLC has been released, and it doesn't look like we should expect more. This second and last update came with three extra stage to play as Mega Man only – two additional Special Stages and an Endless Stage, which was also downloadable for Mega Man 9. Here's what we think of it all:..

News: Monster Hunter 3 a Roaring Sales Success in UK

Monster Hunter 3 a Roaring Sales Success in UK

Enters the charts at number five

For all the hype, hands-on experiences and glowing reviews, the success of Monster Hunter Tri always rested with the buyers: could such a hardcore and still relatively obscure title sell on Wii? For UK owners, the answer is yes, as the game has entered the UK All-Format Charts at number five. That might seem a reasonably good result, but when you realise it outsold..

News: Mega Man Zero Collection Announced for June Release

Mega Man Zero Collection Announced for June Release

Spend $30, get Zero (now with trailer!)

We previously reported that this game was to be released in Japan, and Capcom just announced its Western debut on June 8th. You can preorder it now and pick it up for just $29.99. Mega Man Zero Collection encompasses all four releases in the Game Boy Advance series, originally introduced in 2002. Additional features include both the games' original difficulty..

News: Ghost Trick to Haunt the West This Winter

Ghost Trick to Haunt the West This Winter

Capcom unveils a new Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come

We previously reported in 2009 that this new game from the original director of the Ace Attorney franchise was in production and planned for a Japanese release. Even then, Capcom had translated the name into English, so it may not come as much of a surprise that the company recently confirmed its impending Western release. The DS title will be..

News: Monster Hunter Creators Will Not Appear at GAME'S Launch Event This Friday

Monster Hunter Creators Will Not Appear at GAME'S Launch Event This Friday

Volcano!!!

We previously reported that Monster Hunter series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and director Kaname Fujiok would appear at London's GAME this friday to celebrate the release of Monster Hunter 3 (Tri~). Unfortunately, the Icelandic volcano eruption has suspended their travel and the two have cancelled their appearance at the event. The first fifty in line for the launch will still be able to..

News: Okamiden is Set to be Released Into the Wild in 2011

Okamiden is Set to be Released Into the Wild in 2011

Capcom reveals game details and two trailers of the upcoming sequel to Okami

It took a couple of years to materialise, but when Okami got ported over to the Wii, it was certainly a welcomed gesture from one of Nintendo's oldest collaborators. Now, Capcom is bringing a second cel-shaded adventure to Nintendo gamers but this time it's on the DS. With international press gathering in Hawaii at the..

News: Ryu, Ken and Sagat May Get Street Fitter on Wii

Ryu, Ken and Sagat May Get Street Fitter on Wii

Capcom producer hints at Balance Board title

Since its release with Wii Fit a few years ago, the Balance Board has had all manner of applications: boxing, balls and, of course, the Department of Homeland Security in the US. All those titles are swamped, however, by the number of fitness titles available, and now Capcom may want a sweaty slice of that action. In a recent interview with

News: Monster Hunter Creators to Meet UK Fans Next Friday

Monster Hunter Creators to Meet UK Fans Next Friday

Get in line now! You might win a bag of prizes!

Patience is essential to a successful hunt. Those who consider themselves professional monster hunters, then, should have no trouble waiting to meet Monster Hunter series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and director Kaname Fujiok on Friday 23rd April, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, at GAME, Oxford Street. We've just received a press release stating that fans can head there..

News: Capcom Elaborates on the Monster Hunter 3 Online Quests

Capcom Elaborates on the Monster Hunter 3 Online Quests

...and what you'll see at the launch event in New York

Following on the recent announcement that Monster Hunter 3 (Tri~) will receive regular online quests that you can partake in, we have more information on the type of quests available and what they will entail. Should you be brave and skilled enough to complete these, you'll be rewarded with rare items to upgrade your weapons and armour with..

News: Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part One

Mega Man 10 DLC Round-up Part One

We take a quick look at the first two available pieces of DLC

If you're a massive Mega Man fan you're no doubt aware that Mega Man 10 got its first two pieces of extra downloadable content this past week. As we took a look at Mega Man 9's DLC, we figured, why not do it for 10 as well? Here's our thoughts on the DLC available now: Bass Mode - 200 Wii Points Previously only playable in Mega Man &..

News: Monster Hunter 3 to Feature Regular New Online Quests

Monster Hunter 3 to Feature Regular New Online Quests

...which will reward you with goodies

What makes an online multiplayer RPG even more exciting? Well, how about if the game is periodically updated with unique quests which you can embark on online? Yep, we think that hits the spot too. Monster Hunter 3 (Tri~) is set to be supported by the creative team well beyond its release. For limited time periods, new event and arena quests will be rolled out..

News: Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Could Be On Its Way

Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Could Be On Its Way

New crossover fighter in the works?

You can file this one under rumour for the time being but there are a few interesting signs which indicate that Capcom may be working on a third title in the popular Marvel Vs. Capcom series. According to a source at Team Spooky, Capcom is going to announce the game this year. Your gut instinct may be to call BS on such a prediction, but you should know that this..

News: Monster Hunter 3 Team Helped Design Classic Controller Pro

Monster Hunter 3 Team Helped Design Classic Controller Pro

Nintendo President asks Capcom producers about bringing the popular franchise to the Wii

In the current edition of "Iwata Asks" – a series of interviews that Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has conducted with colleagues to give fans insight into the creative processes at Nintendo – Monster Hunter 3 Tri director Kaname Fujioka and producer Ryozo Tsujimoto discuss the process of..

News: Rathalos Figurine Swoops in on Monster Hunter Preorders

Rathalos Figurine Swoops in on Monster Hunter Preorders

More information on the limited edition, too

If, like us, you're busy counting down the days and stitching up your armour in anticipation of the upcoming Monster Hunter 3 (~Tri), you’ll probably be interested in the announcement of a European preorder incentive in the form of a Rathalos head figurine. Not only that, the final piece of the European-exclusive limited edition pack is revealed as a..

News: Order Your Limited Edition Monster Hunter 3

Order Your Limited Edition Monster Hunter 3

Comes in the best-looking box you have ever seen

It's one thing to own what is surely going to be one of the top games of 2010, but it's quite another to buy it in a limited edition bundle that comes with every peripheral you'll need to get the most out of the game. If you are not familiar with the upcoming Monster Hunter 3 (Tri~), be sure to check out our first impressions when Luke Westaway..

News: Bass Coming to Mega Man 10

Bass Coming to Mega Man 10

New playable character is on the way

Capcom has just announced that a new playable character for Mega Man 10 will be available for download on April 5th for 200 Wii Points. The game already has Mega Man and Proto Man available as playable characters, but those looking for a little something else can drop 200 Wii Points and add a whole new edge to...

News: Brush Up On Your Street Fighter History With New Book

Brush Up On Your Street Fighter History With New Book

Capcom teams up with Chronicle Books to tell the history behind the popular beat 'em up series

We're sure many of you can remember where you played your first game of Street Fighter. For me, it was the house of a distant relative that shared a similar enthusiasm for gaming as myself in my childhood. It's a series that stretches back to the mid '80s and continues to produce games even 'til this day..