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News: Monster Hunter and Classic Controller Pro Bundle Coming To North America

Monster Hunter and Classic Controller Pro Bundle Coming To North America

A truly monstrous bundle

We’re all a little excited about the upcoming release of Monster Hunter 3 Tri, infact some of us are absolutely overflowing with fervour. Now the anticipation has reached melting point with the announcement that the game will be bundled with the Classic Controller Pro when it lands in the States. American gamers have had to resort to importers to get their mitts on one so..

News: Mega Man 10 Robot Masters Unveiled

Mega Man 10 Robot Masters Unveiled

The newest bad boys are here!

Capcom has just revealed the 8 robot bosses of their upcoming Mega Man 10 WiiWare release and judging from the pictures, Mega Man fans are in for yet another retro treat. You can check out the official images and descriptions from Capcom's Unity Blog for a taste of what you can expect from this upcoming WiiWare release...

News: Capcom Reaffirms Wii Commitment

Capcom Reaffirms Wii Commitment

Press release puts worrywarts at ease

We reported a few days ago that Capcom isn't too pleased with the performance of their hardcore titles on Wii, and may be focusing more on the HD consoles in the coming year. Naturally we Wii owners became a little anxious, but it appears we needn't have worried, as the company has issued a press release to assure us everything's okay. Further to comments made..

News: Capcom Growing Less Keen on Wii?

Capcom Growing Less Keen on Wii?

Company focusing on HD consoles in future

Capcom have developed some of the greatest games on Wii - Resident Evil 4, Zack and Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure, Okami and more - but they haven't always been greeted by the sales they deserve. Sadly it seems Capcom may be growing tired of underwhelming returns on their products, if a recent interview...

News: Monster Hunter Tri Eats Your Spare Time in April

Monster Hunter Tri Eats Your Spare Time in April

Game licks lips, straightens napkin

We recently reported that Monster Hunter Tri's stomping beasts had been repelled until later in the year, but a recent press release from Capcom has shone a little light on the matter, putting the game down for an April release. In a similar deal to one made with Sony to promote PSP's Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, Nintendo will handle the game's sales, marketing..

News: Dark Void Zero Landing This Month

Dark Void Zero Landing This Month

Capcom continues 8-bit resurrection

While HD console owners can expect to play Capcom's Dark Void on the big screen soon, the company hasn't forgotten about DSi fans, with a portable version available to download to DSi in the coming weeks. Titled Dark Void Zero, the game takes its visual cues from classic 8-bit shooters such as Metroid as well as...

News: Monster Hunter 3 Made Just For You

Monster Hunter 3 Made Just For You

Game built from the ground up for Western users

Capcom's latest behemoth-slaying epic still doesn't have a confirmed Western release date according to the latest Nintendo release schedule, giving us plenty of time to get excited about getting our hands on the series' first appearance on a Nintendo console. Notoriously popular in Japan, the game's producer Ryozo Tsujimoto reveals in a recent..

News: Mega Man 10 Set for March 2010

Mega Man 10 Set for March 2010

New story details, screenshots and trailer released

Mega Man 10 has been confirmed for a WiiWare release in March of this coming year, and it's looking to be absolutely ace. We're able to divulge a few of the details on the game's story fresh from today's press release: "The year is 20XX and a suspicious outbreak of Roboenza, a Robot Flu, has broken out. It spreads through the world like..

News: WiiWare Phoenix Wright Makes Most Of Wii Remote

WiiWare Phoenix Wright Makes Most Of Wii Remote

Shouting "Objection" never felt so natural

While some might be grumbling about the fact that the upcoming WiiWare editions of Capcom's Phoenix Wright series are little more than straight ports of the DS/GBA originals, one element is likely to bring a smile to the face of pretty much every fan. As this zany Japanese TV commercial illustrates, it's possible to use the Wii Remote to object to things..

News: Mega Man 10 Heading to WiiWare!

Mega Man 10 Heading to WiiWare!

New Nintendo Power announces upcoming Capcom epic!

It seems 90% of the people who bought Mega Man 9 haven't finished it yet, but there's still plenty of time to whip those last levels into submission as Mega Man 10 will be launched in 2010. The latest issue of Nintendo Power carries the exclusive reveal of the blue blaster's latest escapade, and it's looking like following in its predecessor's..

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..