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News Capcom Seeks a Western "Breakthrough" With Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
"We're giving opportunity and options to consumers to really pick up the version they want"
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is old news in Japan — in the case of the 3DS version, very old news — yet it's one of two high-profile releases landing on the Wii U in the West in March, while also giving Nintendo handheld owners their first chance of slaying...
News Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's 3DS Online Multiplayer Workaround Is Coming to Europe
We imagine North America will also be included
Not too long ago we told you about an option for online multiplayer in Monster Hunter 3 G on 3DS in Japan, which will require a separately sold Wii or Wii U LAN adapter, a Wii U and an app — due to the core software only supporting local multiplayer. No doubt useful for those that only own the 3DS...
News Update to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate To Bring Off-TV Play and Cross-Region Online Multiplayer
Play with hunters from across the Atlantic from April onwards
With Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate around the corner on both Wii U and 3DS, it promises to bring an expanded version of the Wii original to a new audience, as well as enthusiastic veteran hunters. It's also a game that has an active community and fan-base, many of whom frequent the dedicated...
News More Ace Attorney 5 Information Is On The Way
Capcom's Psyche-Lock is nearly broken
Last September it was announced that the upcoming Ace Attorney 5 would be making it over to Western shores. However, since then news has been relatively thin on the ground... Hold it! It appears Capcom's senior vice-president Christian Svensson has left some evidence in the C
News Street Fighter Chess - For More Intellectual Brawling
Try the Ryu opening
Some say video games are violent, to which the response is often "yep, as are TV and films". Without getting dragged into a debate, we've found a product that is arguably as violent as anything else, it's the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Chess Set. Chess? Violent? You bet, it's a game where minions are sent to their slaughter...
News Capcom's Arcade Cabinet Games Could Be Hitting The 3DS
We're gonna party like it's 1943
A while back, we reported on Capcom Arcade Cabinet — a venture by the esteemed industry veteran to resurrect some of its coin-op classics. So far, the package has only been released on PS3 and Xbox 360, but a recent ESRB listing for vertically-scrolling shooter 1943 seems to suggest that the individual titles will...
News Monster Hunter 3 G on 3DS to Go Online Via Wii U Adapter
An optional extra for those with just the 3DS game
While today's 3DS Nintendo Direct from Japan showed a variety of interesting upcoming games, there was a surprise announcement of a new peripheral that will allow those with Monster Hunter 3 G on 3DS in Japan to take their local multiplayer games online for the first time. All you need is a Wii U...
News No Off-Screen Play For Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate On Wii U
It's vital to maintain the two-screen experience, says Capcom
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate producer Ryozo Tsujimoto has revealed that the Wii U version of the game will not support off-TV play. Speaking to Joystiq, Tsujimoto explained that the reasoning behind the move was to maintain the all-important two-screen experience: We don't have that...
News Fan Feedback Prompted Capcom's Resident Evil: Revelations HD Development
Giving the fans what they want
Resident Evil: Revelations has been out on 3DS for just over a year, and soon we'll be able to play it in full HD as the game is now in development for Wii U, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Many people have wondered why Capcom made the decision to make the switch to home consoles, and whether or not this was all part of...
News Wii U Resident Evil: Revelations Will Not Support Wii Remote and Nunchuk
One less way to kill a zombie
Earlier on in the week we reported on the controller options that will be available to players in the upcoming Wii U version of Resident Evil: Revelations. It turns out the game will feature off-screen play and will also support the Pro Controller. However, those hoping for the ability to play with the Wii Remote and...
News Wii U Resident Evil: Revelations To Feature Off-Screen Play and Pro Controller Support
Exclusive features coming to Nintendo's console
Details relating to the Wii U version of Resident Evil: Revelations have been divulged in the latest issue of Official Nintendo Magazine, and it has been confirmed that the game will allow off-screen play and will also offer Pro Controller support. It has also been confirmed that the GamePad screen...
News Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Online Play Will Be Region Locked For Wii U
The world isn't in play
In a recent interview with Monster Hunter producer Ryozo Tsujimoto on Gamereactor it has been revealed that Monster Hunter 3: Ultimate online servers will be region-locked. This means that players won't be able to experience online gameplay with other players in another region - so North Americans can't play with gamers in...
News Put Your Questions To The Producer Of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Answers will come in a special video in March
Do you have any burning questions you'd like to put to the developers behind the forthcoming beast-slaying epic Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate? If the answer is yes then today's your lucky day - Nintendo UK is inviting fans to put their queries to producer Ryozo Tsujimoto, and the best questions will be...
News Capcom: Resident Evil Revelations 3DS Sales Could Have Been Better
But game wasn't "a failure"
Resident Evil Revelations launched on the 3DS last year and was granted a positive critical reaction. It also sold well - but apparently not quite as well as Capcom was hoping. Speaking to Eurogamer about the
News GAME Doubles Up On Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Get both the 3DS and Wii U versions for a slightly reduced price in the UK
As you probably know, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is launching on two Nintendo systems this year - the 3DS and the Wii U. While the Wii U version offers online play, the 3DS edition has that all-important portable factor - something we can imagine is causing many potential...
News Platinum CEO: Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts Restored My Faith In Games Development
Tatsuya Minami explains how the SNES classic helped him out of a rut
The latest Iwata Asks focuses on Japanese studio PlatinumGames, which is currently hard at work creating Bayonetta 2 for the Wii U. In the interview, Iwata chats with PlatinumGames President and CEO Tatsuya Minami about his development past, and uncovers an interesting piece of...
News Resident Evil Revelations Set to Infest Wii U
Terrifies North America on 21st May, Europe on 24th May
Not long ago rumours spread around the web, like a virus we guess, that 3DS title Resident Evil Revelations was getting revamped for home consoles. Capcom has now issued a press release to confirm that the rumours were true, and thankfully Wii U is one of the platforms getting the re-boot. Set...
News Monster Hunter Tri Servers To Be Shutdown At the End of April
Go hunting on your own
As newer consoles and titles come along, it's inevitable that games with healthy online components have their support taken away, leaving what remains for gamers to pick over. Unfortunately that fate awaits Monster Hunter Tri, with the servers for the online co-op in the Wii title being taken down on 30th April. Described as...
News Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Taking A Bite Out Of 3DS And Wii U On March 19th
Back for seconds three days later in Europe
Capcom and Nintendo have confirmed that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will be released in North America on March 19th. The game will be available on both the Wii U and 3DS. Europe will have to wait just three days longer to get its hands on the epic title. Downloadable versions are also expected to be made...
News Capcom Bringing Retail 3DS Games to the eShop
The collection grows
The 3DS eShop has evolved a fair bit in a little over a year and a half, with a fresh layout, demos, and retail downloads all arriving since its humble launch. It's the latter that's arguably the most intriguing, as it clashes with Nintendo's traditional support for high street retail partners, while prompting ire among some due...
News Mega Man Legends 3 Lives On In Fan-Made Browser Game
The legend will never die
Capcom broke a few hearts when it cancelled Mega Man Legends 3, but lovers of the Blue Bomber don't take setbacks like this sitting down. Fans Blyka and fAB have created a browser-based version of the Servbot mission in the Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype Version. Servbot Roundup allows you to: Ride around as Barrett, as...
News Capcom Not Looking To Bring "Late Ports" To Wii U
Focusing on new titles rather than old ones
The Wii U has had its fair share of ports already; games that have been released previously on other consoles and have been transferred over to Nintendo's new system with a few more bells and whistles attached. Batman: Arkham City Armoured Edition, Darksiders II, and Mass Effect 3 for example have all had...
First Impressions Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate - Wii U
We played the monster mash
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U may not be an entirely new game built from the ground up, but it’s fair to say that this upcoming expansion has a lot of gamers excited. Monster Hunter Tri was without doubt one of the definitive hardcore title for Wii owners seeking an in-depth experience, and MH3 Ultimate looks set...
News Capcom Wishes Everyone A Merry 'Mega Man' Christmas
Happy Holidays from its blue hero
Capcom has treated its fans with a festive tribute to one of its most famous franchises, Mega Man. The blue-suited protagonist is seen battling his way through numerous winter levels spanning across various Mega Man titles, with 'O Come All Ye Faithful' providing some Christmas cheer throughout the video. As well...
Feature The Confusing World of Mega Man Spin-Offs - Part 2
Lots and lots of Mega Man
We've already brought you our first part of a feature looking at the confusing world of Mega Man spin-offs, and now we're diving into some lesser known adventures from the Blue Bomber's universe. If you've played all of these then we can say one thing with confidence — you're a big fan of the franchise. Without further...
Feature The Confusing World of Mega Man Spin-Offs - Part 1
Stay with us
We've already talked about the ten numbered console games in the Classic Mega Man series, but as you are no doubt aware that barely scratches the surface when it comes to Capcom's classic franchise. We could spend several weeks spotlighting all of the titles released across all platforms — and, believe us, we'd love to — but we...
Feature Mega Man Retrospective - Part Two
Back to the future
Yesterday we brought you part one of our Mega Man retrospective, where we looked at the first five main entries in the iconic series. It's all in honour of the Blue Bomber's 25th Anniversary, with this segment spanning the NES to Wii eras of Nintendo systems, with some non-Nintendo systems making a brief appearance. Mega Man 6...
Feature Mega Man Retrospective - Part One
25 years young
Twenty-five years ago today, the world was introduced to a super fighting robot — the Blue Bomber himself — Mega Man. Known as Rock Man in his native Japan, Mega Man earned global fame and popularity, introducing gamers to a unique and challenging franchise that, unsurprisingly, became a piece of classic gaming history. Looking...
News Capcom Releases New Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Wii U Gameplay Videos
Includes humongous swords
As a special pre-Christmas treat, Capcom has released a series of three gameplay videos via its community blog for the upcoming Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U. The videos contain battles with three brand new beasties; the Lagombi, Zinogre and Brachydios, with all three battles taking place on very different terrains...
Rumour Capcom Is Bringing Its Arcade Classics To 3DS And Wii U eShop
Coin-op titles headed to Nintendo systems in 2013?
Capcom is working on bringing its arcade classics to digital platforms in the form of Capcom Arcade Cabinet, and according to French site Pockett Videogames, the Wii U eShop and 3DS eShop will be joining the retro party. So far, it would seem as if Capcom Arcade Cabinet is only coming to the Xbox...
News Street Fighter X Mega Man Is "A Bit Of A Mea Culpa"
Accepting blame with a free PC game
A few days ago Capcom announced Street Fighter X Mega Man, a free PC game to be released on 17th December that blends the two iconic franchises together as one big anniversary celebration. Capcom has assured fans that this download will be just the start of celebrations for Mega Man's anniversary, and that the...
News Capcom Has A Whole Year Of Mega Man Celebrations Planned
Reaction to Street Fighter X Mega Man will decide the future of the series
The PC-based game Street Fighter X Mega Man is most certainly a nice bonus for long-suffering Mega Man fans, but those same fanatics will no doubt be hoping that it's not the only way in which Capcom is marking the Blue Bomber's 25th birthday. Thankfully, such fears are...
News Capcom Announce Street Fighter X Mega Man
Will be a free PC only download
Street Fighter and Mega Man are both celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year, which is quite a feat. To celebrate both of their birthdays a special fan-made game called Street Fighter X Mega Man will be made available to download on your PC through the Capcom Unity website on 17th December. Street Fighter X Mega...
News Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D Rises From The Dead For Japanese eShop Release
Updated version also allows you to wipe save data
Capcom has confirmed that 3DS title Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D is getting an eShop release in Japan, alongside a "Best Price" physical release. The game was an early release for the 3DS back in 2011, and is possibly more famous for its undeletable save data than the quality of its...
News New Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney Trailer Points the Finger
More puzzling gameplay details solved
Capcom and Level-5 have revealed more details about the gameplay in the latest trailer for upcoming crossover title Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney. The game will feature a combination of elements from both series, switching between Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright. Layton’s segments will see the player...
News Resident Evil Revelations Jumping Ship To PS3?
Any port in a storm
According to a Korean Ratings Board, the 3DS survival horror classic Resident Evil Revelations is making the jump to the big screen, but not on Nintendo's Wii U as you might reasonably expect - it's apparently coming to the PS3 instead. "Revelations has something to offer Resi fans old and new – there are few experiences on...
News Capcom Reasserts Its Commitment To Mega Man
"You've not seen the last of the Blue Bomber on consoles and handhelds"
We've said it once, and we'll say it again: this year has not been good for Mega Man. His most recent outing — Mega Man Xover — didn't sit too well with fans, and he is sorely missing from the 3DS eShop, (though Capcom is working to rectify this). However, in a recent...
News Someone Skinned Amaterasu To Make This Awesome Okami Hoodie
Coming to the Capcom Store soon
In celebration of the release of Okami HD (sadly not on a Nintendo platform, it must be said), Capcom is releasing this gorgeous Okami Hoodie on its online store. A Capcom Employee posted on the Capcom Unity Blog promising that the hoodies would shortly be making an appearance, so keep your eyes peeled if you really...
News Capcom Hopes To Bring Entire NES Mega Man Series To 3DS Virtual Console
Some issues holding it back
An interview with Capcom Senior VP Christian Svensson and Capcom Community Manager Brett Elston in the latest Nintendo Power suggests that the company is planning on bringing all six of the NES Mega Man titles to the 3DS Virtual Console. We've already seen the first game in Japan and Europe, while a further three titles...
News Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney to Receive Director's Cut DLC
There's no objection from us
Siliconera has reported that Level-5 is planning to release a director's cut in downloadable content form for its upcoming puzzle adventure crossover, Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney. The DLC, which will be available some time after the game releases in Japan on 29th November, features an unedited script of the...
News Prize Awarded To Brave Knight Who Completed Ghosts 'n Goblins On 3DS
Capcom gave a Halloween challenge
Capcom's Ghosts 'n Goblins hits the North American 3DS eShop this week, and it's sure to have many gamers throwing their consoles at walls in disgust - not because it's a bad game (far from it) but because it's harder than Arnold Schwarzenegger in a suit of titanium armour. So legendary is this game's toughness...
News Monster Hunter 4 Screenshots Stomp Into View
To neatly complement this morning's news regarding the European release of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, here's a large helping of Monster Hunter 4 goodness in the form of 24 entirely fresh screenshots, issued by those lovely folks at Capcom Japan. The 3DS exclusive is due to launch in Japan in March next year, with a western release...
News Capcom And Nintendo Teaming Up To Bring Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate To Europe
Nintendo remains hands-on with new distribution deal
Nintendo and Capcom have today confirmed that they are entering into a deal to bring the Wii U and 3DS versions of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate to European shores. Continuing the arrangement that has so far covered a wide range of Capcom titles - including Resident Evil: Revelations,
News Capcom Shares Revelations on Wii U's Resident Evil Potential
Not necessarily Resident Evil 6
With Wii U about to arrive we've seen a decent level of third-party support in the launch window release schedule, though plenty of big-name multi-platform releases and franchises are missing. One of these is Resident Evil 6, even prompting us to refer to it as a game that needs Wii U. It's not the most loved title in...
News Ghosts 'n' Goblins Coming To 3DS eShop Next Week
Ready to make your blood boil?
It may not be that Mega Man game you were hoping for (and thank god it's not Mega Man Xover), but Capcom has just announced that the NES version of Ghosts 'n' Goblins will be making its way onto the 3DS eShop on 25th October in America. This soul-crushing side-scroller hit arcades ba
News Mega Man Fans Troll Capcom Following iOS Social Game Announcement
Is it really Xover for Mega Man?
An awful lot of Mega Man fans were pretty beat up when Capcom revealed that the hugely anticipated 3DS entry Mega Man Legends 3 was no longer in development, and since then the company has done precious little to comfort the massive global fan-base that has grown up around the character. However, with Mega Man's...
News Capcom Responds To The Lack Of Mega Man On 3DS
Too good to be true?
If we were to choose one franchise that is disappointingly absent from the 3DS library, it would have to be Mega Man. Following the soul-shattering decision to cancel Mega Man Legends 3, Capcom released Mega Man 1-3 on the 3DS eShop, but these Virtual Console titles have been limited to Japan. With fans clamoring for a Western...
News Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Will Run At 1080p on Wii U
That's more 'p' than Wii can handle
Although we're still a few weeks off the Wii U launch, we're already aware that a handful of titles will be running at full 1080p resolution, including Rayman Legends, Toki Tori 2, and ZombiU. Now we have one more game to add to that list. The latest issue of Japanese magazine Famitsu has revealed that Monster...
News Capcom Explains Wii U and 3DS Cross-Play in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
"You can have a Monster Hunter party"
The announcement of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Europe and North America, as part of Nintendo's recent Wii U reveal extravaganzas, finally gave fans of the series a welcome fix after a rather lengthy delay. Some were disappointed with the titles coming in March 2013, especially as Japan will get the new...
News Take a Look at Capcom's New Monster Hunter Merchandise
Wallets at the ready
Capcom is catching on to popular Japanese fashion by bringing out its own Monster Hunter Sukajan. Sukajan-style jackets have been a tourist favourite for many years, blending American varsity jackets and Japanese embroidery, and can be commonly found being flogged to bewildered tourists in the busy streets of Tokyo. This...