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News: Monster Hunter 4 Surpasses Three Million Sales in Japan

Monster Hunter 4 Surpasses Three Million Sales in Japan

Including download numbers

As we've reported in recent weeks, Monster Hunter 4 has been achieving particularly impressive sales since its launch in Japan, moving quickly towards Capcom's targets. The company had anticipated 2.8 million sales by the end of March 2014, yet has now confirmed that the title has already surpassed three million sales at...

Review: Final Fight (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Final Fight (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Because the world needs more wrestling mayors

Back in the late '80s and early '90s — when arcades were still the biggest draw for dedicated gamers — Capcom was the company to beat when it came to coin-op success. It produced a string of classics around this time, most of which saw conversions on the popular home consoles of the period. While...

News: Capcom Europe To Axe More Than Half Its Workforce Due To Major Restructuring

Capcom Europe To Axe More Than Half Its Workforce Due To Major Restructuring

Forced by the "changing market conditions the industry is facing"

MCV is reporting that Capcom Europe is to cut "more than half" of its workforce in a major restructuring campaign. The move comes after a similar move in the US, and follows a disappointing year for the company which saw titles like Lost Planet 3, Resident Evil 6 and DmC: Devil May...

News: More Mega Man Love Is Coming To Japanese Virtual Console Services

More Mega Man Love Is Coming To Japanese Virtual Console Services

Game Boy and Super Famicom sequels on the way next week

Mega Man is 25 this year, and Capcom is wasting no time in pumping out as many of his classic adventures as possible onto Nintendo's Virtual Console services. Next week — October 9th, to be exact — will see the release of Mega Man III on the 3DS eShop and Mega Man X2 on the Wii U eShop...

Review: Breath of Fire II (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Breath of Fire II (Wii U eShop / Super Nintendo)

Understandably lacking in freshness

The Super NES was home to what are still considered by many to be a some of the finest RPG experiences ever produced. It's a predictable lineup of big names, and Breath of Fire II doesn't often get a mention. If it was overshadowed in the past it perhaps has an early opportunity to earn new fans on the young Wii U...

News: Monster Hunter 4 Launch Sales Estimated to be a Series High

Monster Hunter 4 Launch Sales Estimated to be a Series High

Surpassing PSP release Monster Hunter Portable 3rd

Earlier this week we reported that Monster Hunter 4 had surged to number one in the Japanese charts, selling an outstanding 1,715,060 units at physical retail in just two days. Those figures were impressive, but Media Create has estimated that the latest release may have enjoyed the biggest-selling...

News: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is Half Price in Europe and North America

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is Half Price in Europe and North America

For just a few days, hurry!

Those that have been paying attention to today's North American download update have hopefully spotted something rather wonderful, and we don't just mean the early download release of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD. Capcom's rather terrific Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is now half price on the Wii U and 3D

News: Capcom Collaborates with Musicians on Mega Man Tribute Albums

Capcom Collaborates with Musicians on Mega Man Tribute Albums

A remix album and and all new rock tracks

This Mega Man anniversary year may have lacked a new title in the franchise — aside from a sanctioned PC fan-game — but has included plenty of memorabilia and soundtrack releases. Some examples have been rather good, such as neat little figurines, while others — such as this Rush tissue pouch in Japan...

News: Monster Hunter 4 Ships Over Two Million Copies in Four Days

Monster Hunter 4 Ships Over Two Million Copies in Four Days

That's just monstrous

So, Monster Hunter 4 is out now in Japan. While Capcom has admittedly had a hard time replicating the success of the franchise in the West, in Japan it's a sure thing, as a dedicated and monstrously large fan-base rarely hesitates to weigh-in on the latest entry. We'll give you one guess what'll be top of this week's Japanese...

Video: Street Fighter Fans, This 25th Anniversary Documentary Is For You

Street Fighter Fans, This 25th Anniversary Documentary Is For You

Get some snacks and a drink

As we've seen with Nintendo in recent years, plenty of major publishers are celebrating major anniversaries that go back to the 8 and 16-bit eras. Capcom is included in this, and has celebrated Mega Man by releasing a load of merchandise and by being upstaged by Keiji Inafune — the latter clearly wasn't part of any...

Weirdness: If You Always Wanted a Gold DuckTales NES Cartridge, Now's Your Chance

If You Always Wanted a Gold DuckTales NES Cartridge, Now's Your Chance

Sing or draw to win, it's up to you

DuckTales: Remastered is now gracing the Wii U eShop, giving the NES classic a HD makeover and the odd extra feature. Capcom isn't quite finished promoting the multi-platform release — mainly due to the fact it's yet to arrive on the Xbox 360 — so has launched a rather intriguing contest for eager collectors...

News: Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Delayed Again on Wii U

Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara Delayed Again on Wii U

Release pushed back to September

Capcom has announced that the currently unavailable Wii U eShop version of Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara has once again been pushed back, with the title now being projected for a September release. It was released in June for the PS3, Xbox 360 and on Steam. However, gamers waiting to experience the...

News: Capcom Reiterates Stance On Further Disney Remastering

Capcom Reiterates Stance On Further Disney Remastering

If DuckTales: Remastered sells, more could be made

When DuckTales: Remastered was announced by Capcom earlier this year, speculation that the publisher may create HD adaptations of its other classic Disney titles naturally emerged. This anticipation for another has been snowballing ever since and was fueled when the game's producer Rey Jimenez...

News: Capcom Has No Plans For Street Fighter on Wii U Just Yet

Capcom Has No Plans For Street Fighter on Wii U Just Yet

Nintendo fans remain hopeful for Street Fighter V

Street Fighter has been released on many different Nintendo systems over the years but it seems Wii U owners may have to wait a while to get a brand new game released on the console. Speaking on Twitter, the series' executive producer Yoshinori Ono has confirmed there are currently no plans to bring...