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News: These Monster Hunter 4 Screenshots Look Lovely, Especially if You're in Japan

These Monster Hunter 4 Screenshots Look Lovely, Especially if You're in Japan

One day, Western gamers, one day...

While many of us in the West are still obsessing over rare items to forge that sword we always wanted in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, 3DS owners in Japan are already looking forward to the arrival of Monster Hunter 4 this Summer. Alas, those of us in the West probably have quite a wait ahead of us for that one. But...

News: Edgeworth Likely to Appear in Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies

Edgeworth Likely to Appear in Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies

Still rocking the cravat

Fans of the Ace Attorney series’ cool, classy and collected prosecutor Miles Edgeworth (you know who you are) should be happy to see he’s an apparent lock for Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies, according to reportedly leaked images from Famitsu. Edgeworth returns to the courtroom sporting a pair of glasses,...

News: Capcom Unveils Quirky Unlockable Costumes for Resident Evil Revelations

Capcom Unveils Quirky Unlockable Costumes for Resident Evil Revelations

Well hello, sailor!

The ever-approaching arrival of Resident Evil Revelations on Wii U and other platforms will likely bring the title to the attention of more gamers, as the 3DS original was — in our view — a return to form for the franchise. We'll see how the re-release stacks up soon, but what it does have over its handheld predecessor is a...

Hands On: Running Scared in Resident Evil Revelations

Running Scared in Resident Evil Revelations

Not quite as three-dimensional

Capcom is a publisher that isn't afraid to use assets originally conceived on last-gen home consoles or recent handhelds, applying a spit and polish and selling them to a whole new audience. We've seen it with Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, and the trick's being repeated with Resident Evil Revelations. This time around a...

News: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Confirmed For This Fall in the West

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies Confirmed For This Fall in the West

Will be download-only on the 3DS eShop

Update: With this release being download only, Capcom has issued a statement to Kotaku to acknowledge the disappointment around the web, and to explain its reasoning: Historically it’s been tough to attract long term retail support for Ace Attorney titles. With the release of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney...

Weirdness: Capcom UK Celebrating Resident Evil Revelations With a 'Blood' Swimming Pool

Capcom UK Celebrating Resident Evil Revelations With a 'Blood' Swimming Pool

Oh Capcom, you crazy beast

So, you've got a survival horror / action game to promote that involves fighting a lot of zombies but-not-actual-zombies in scary environments, that's also the latest in a well-known franchise known for crazy story-telling. What do you do, Capcom? Do you hide and then lose fake severed limbs made with chicken livers,...

Video: This New Project X Zone Trailer Pulls No Punches

This New Project X Zone Trailer Pulls No Punches

O. M. G.

We'll be honest and say that, at times, our reporting around Project X Zone has been a little breathless and excitable, particularly when it was first announced for Japan. It's a crossover of Capcom, SEGA and Namco Bandai IPs that names Monolith Soft — of Xenoblade Chronicles fame, to name just one — as a developer on the project. And...

News: Capcom Not Turning Its Back On Home Console Development

Capcom Not Turning Its Back On Home Console Development

"Home video game software" is the "core segment" for the firm

Capcom has released its annual financial results, and the figures pretty much match the company's somewhat dismal April forecast. The company posted a profit of £19.42 million, which is down 56 per cent year-on-year. Capcom had previously stated that "excessive outsourcing" had led to a...

News: Capcom Bringing More SNES Goodness To The Wii U Virtual Console

Capcom Bringing More SNES Goodness To The Wii U Virtual Console

More support incoming

Capcom was one of Nintendo's most valuable supporters in the days of the NES and SNES, and the company seems keen to relive those glory days now that the Wii U Virtual Console has launched. We already know that Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts and Street Fighter II are inbound, but over on Capcom's official forum, fans are chattering...

News: Capcom Has No Plans To Release Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars On The eShop

Capcom Has No Plans To Release Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars On The eShop

Licensing issues still the major stumbling block

As we're already aware, you can download Wii U retail games directly from the eShop but there are currently no Wii games available and it appears Nintendo does not have any plans to release any in the foreseeable future. Capcom's senior vice president Christian Svensson was recently asked on the...

News: The Upcoming Okami Announcement Isn't For a Sequel

The Upcoming Okami Announcement Isn't For a Sequel

Likely for Japan only

Word of an upcoming announcement posted recently to the Japanese Okami Twitter account may have sparked wider buzz than anticipated. A new message has been posted clarifying that whatever the announcement entails, it won't be regarding a sequel. Furthermore, Capcom USA Corporate Officer and Senior Vice President Christian...

News: The Monster Hunter Tri Servers Will be Shutdown Today

The Monster Hunter Tri Servers Will be Shutdown Today

The end of hunting season

While a number of gamers can be found lurking on the Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate online Wii U servers at all hours of the day, we feel it's worth paying a humble tribute to its predecessor, Monster Hunter Tri. Why do this? Because today is the last day when the Wii title's servers will be open for online multiplayer —...

News: Okami Announcement Teased For Next Week

Okami Announcement Teased For Next Week

Just what it is remains a mystery

Capcom’s official Okami Twitter account in Japan has cast its digital ink upon the canvas of the internet, sending the following message as translated by Gematsu: Hello, this is Okami news. Sorry I’ve been kind of out of touch lately, but I have the feeling we’ll be able to drop a fresh announcement like...

News: Mega Man Soundtracks Released on U.S. Capcom Store

Mega Man Soundtracks Released on U.S. Capcom Store

If you're in Europe, tough

The Mega Man franchise is currently indulging in its 25th Anniversary celebrations with various goodies though yes, we know, no full game to date. For fans of the series, however, recent months have given a good opportunity to buy assorted trinkets to celebrate, with Capcom also gradually bringing the first six NES...