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News: Nintendo Announces "Monster Hunter: Gift & Hunt Together Promotion" For 3DS Owners

Nintendo Announces "Monster Hunter: Gift & Hunt Together Promotion" For 3DS Owners

The ultimate gift for Europe

One of the downsides of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the 3DS, compared to its Wii U compatriot, is that it doesn't feature online play. It does, however, have local multiplayer, which allows gamers to play with others who own either the handheld or Wii U version, so you're not entirely missing out on co-op in this...

Video: Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Street Fighter Gets Artistic with Motion Sculptures

Lots and lots of lines

When teaching yourself video-making techniques and how to use various pieces of software, you could do worse than to use the time to commemorate a beloved gaming franchise. That's what a Vimeo user, DantheAdMan, has done, producing a video of motion sculptures based on characters from the iconic fighting franchise, such as...

News: Japan Getting Special Monster Hunter 4 And Ace Attorney 5 Nintendo Direct

Japan Getting Special Monster Hunter 4 And Ace Attorney 5 Nintendo Direct

May 31st, 8PM

Nintendo of Japan has confirmed that it will be airing a special Nintendo Direct broadcast for Monster Hunter 4 and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies on May 31st at 8PM in Japan. Both titles are key 3DS exclusives for 2013, and both will be hitting the west at some point. It has already been confirmed that Phoenix Wright:...

News: Second Project X Zone Demo Hitting 3DS eShop On June 27th

Second Project X Zone Demo Hitting 3DS eShop On June 27th

Lucky, lucky Europe

European 3DS owners are currently getting their hands on the recently-released Lethal Surprise demo for Project X Zone, which showcases characters from Sakura Wars, Cyberbots, Space Channel 5 and Valkyria Chronicles and offers a glimpse of what the final game will look like when it launches in the region on July 5th (the North...

Video: Capcom Gets Silly With Monster Hunter X Street Fighter

Capcom Gets Silly With Monster Hunter X Street Fighter

Because... why not?

Capcom Unity is a fun resource for fans of the company's franchises, and useful for those that get utterly confused by the many intricacies of something like Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. It's also a site where the company's community mods aren't shy of self-parody, which is worthy of some credit. Often happy, it seems, to amuse...

News: Capcom Outlines June DLC for Resident Evil Revelations

Capcom Outlines June DLC for Resident Evil Revelations

And no, it doesn't include new levels

A good while ago we picked up on the news that the Resident Evil Revelations re-release would have paid-DLC for its Raid mode, the arcade-style single and multiplayer shooting-fest that's actually a bit of a highlight. Details have now emerged via Capcom Unity, for those that just can't resist spending money on...

News: Mega Man 5 Soundtrack Rocks Onto Capcom Store

Mega Man 5 Soundtrack Rocks Onto Capcom Store

Tsk, it only has 57 tracks

If you're a Mega Man fan that simply has to buy every re-release that graces Nintendo Virtual Console platforms, chances are you may have just recently downloaded Mega Man 5 onto your 3DS. Coincidentally — or not, we suspect — Capcom has updated its gradual release of the Blue Bomber's soundtracks with the fifth...

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...