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Random An Unused Alternate Version Of Mega Man 3's Box Art Has Sold On Ebay
The NA version, that is
Early Mega Man box art — specifically the North American versions of Mega Man box art — are infamous for being a bit, well, off. And we're being exceptionally generous when we say 'a bit'; the NA cover used for the original game is renowned for being one of the worst examples of video game box art ever created and even C
News Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak DLC Gets A New Teaser, Three More amiibo Also Unveiled
Available Summer 2022
One of the many reveals during The Game Awards pre-show was another look at the Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak DLC. In the teaser (above), we got an incredibly brief introduction to the story. Here's a bit from the official description as well: "Chilling new monsters and mysterious characters beckon you to a land of perilous...
News The "Live-Action" Mega Man Movie Could Be On The Way To Netflix
As you might have heard, Capcom's blue bomber Mega Man will be receiving the same Hollywood treatment as Sonic the Hedgehog and Detective Pikachu in the near future. According to a story over on Rockman Corner, it's now been been "pretty much" confirmed that Netflix will become the exclusive home of Chernin Entertainment's "live-action"...
News Lots Of Resident Evil And Devil May Cry Games Are Discounted On Switch Right Now
Update: Sale ends today!
Update: As a friendly reminder, Capcom's current sale on the Switch eShop is about to come to an end. If you want to grab any of the discounted games listed below, you have until 11:59pm tonight to do so! Original Article (Mon 1st Nov, 2021 16:30 GMT): As part of a special Halloween sale (that's still running for a good...
News Hideki Kamiya Says He Wants To Make An Okami Sequel "Someday"
"I feel this is work that I've left unfinished"
Prior to Hideki Kamiya leading the charge at PlatinumGames, he was working with Capcom and Clover Studio directing projects like the legendary action-adventure game, Okami. Although we've seen a new version of the original title resurface on the Switch in recent years, there have also been calls for a...
Random There's A Street Fighter II Easter Egg Hiding Inside This (Checks Notes) 'Can Depalletizer'
That's quite the headline, right?
The wide impact of video games means that little references can appear anywhere. In movies. During TV shows. In books. Or, in the case of Capcom's Street Fighter II, as a hidden screen on a can depalletizer used in the brewing industry. Yes, you read that right. Reddit poster RonnieBringIt has uploaded a video...
News Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin Passes One Million Sales
MH series is comfortably Capcom's second biggest IP
Like its predecessor, the excellent RPG Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin isn't getting particularly close to matching sales of its mainline series contemporary, but nevertheless Capcom has offered decent post-launch DLC support and has reported positive sales. In the presentation for...
News Monster Hunter Rise Version 3.5.0 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Ghost 'n Goblins, new haircuts and more!
Capcom might not be able to add cross-play and cross-save progression to Monster Hunter Rise, but on the plus side, it's added more haircut styles in the latest update. To access it, you'll need to head on over to the eShop and download it. You can then access it via the mail in-game. Apart from this,...
News Resident Evil's Chris Redfield And Jill Valentine Drop Into Fortnite
We've seen Fortnite team up with Capcom's Street Fighter series, and now it's Resident Evil's turn. Yes, that's right - S.T.A.R.S. veterans Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine are dropping into the island to face off against 'The Sideways' Cube Monsters' and other opponents in battle. You'll be able to get the 'S.T.A.R.S. Team Set' from...
News Capcom Arcade Stadium Now Lets You Buy Individual Titles For A Couple Of Bucks
Capcom Arcade Stadium is a fun app on the Switch, which is free-to-download and is packed with a lot of very reasonable versions of the company's cabinet classics. Aside from one freebie in 1943: The Battle of Midway and the option to buy the original Ghosts 'n Goblins, we've had to buy packs of games for $14.99USD a pop, or go for the...
News Mega Man X DiVE Datamine Uncovers References To Nintendo Switch
What's going on here?
It looks like another Mega Man game might be on the way to the Nintendo Switch. It's the action-platformer Android and iOS release Rockman X DiVE, developed by Capcom Taiwan, and released globally on smartphones in select regions earlier this year. According to Mega Man fansite, Rockman Corner, dataminers have discovered "a...
Guide Best Ace Attorney Games Of All Time
Every Ace Attorney game, ranked by you
It's been OVER 20 YEARS since Ace Attorney was unleashed upon the world (in Japan, at least — the English version wouldn't come out until 2005, so you're not quite as old as this news makes you feel). Ten-ish games later, the series has spawned an anime, a movie, a musical, and legions of Edgeworth-hungry...
News Capcom Launches Ace Attorney 20th Anniversary Website
Initiatives and more planned
As you might have already seen, today marks 20 years of Capcom's Ace Attorney series. It all began when the first Phoenix Wright title was released on the Game Boy Advance in Japan on 12th October 2001. And although we didn't get to experience the series here in the west until 2005, we've been huge fans of the...
News Capcom Says It's Unable To Add Cross-Save And Cross-Play To Monster Hunter Rise
It'll be a completely fresh start on PC
Earlier this month, Capcom ran a survey asking a series of questions about its insanely successful Nintendo Switch release, Monster Hunter Rise - which will also be making its way to the PC in January next year. One of the questions that got the most publicity was about the possibility of cross-play,...
Poll What's The Best Ace Attorney Game?
You be the judge
20 years ago, on 12th October 2001, the very first Ace Attorney game was released on Game Boy Advance. Although we wouldn't get the game in English until 2005 — when it was re-released on the DS — the Ace Attorney series has long been beloved by people all over the world. A large part of that is due to the loveable protagonist...
News Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin - Title Update #4 Adds Dreadking Rathalos
Another Monstie has arrived!
Capcom's been working non-stop this year on patches for both of its Monster Hunter games this year, and now the latest update for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has arrived. This is the second part of Title Update #4 - adding in the Dreadking Rathalos Monstie and seven new quests (four of them bein
News Want Cross-Play And Cross-Progression In Monster Hunter Rise? Let Capcom Know In This Survey
The PC version arrives next January
As you might have heard, Capcom's insanely successful Nintendo Switch title Monster Hunter Rise is coming to the PC in 2022. If you're interested in checking out this version but are worried about having to start the hunt again, then read on. Following on from the game's spotlight at this year's Tokyo Game Show,...
News Monster Hunter Rise Version 3.4.1 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Download it today
Alongside all the Tokyo Game Show announcements, Capcom has now rolled out Monster Hunter Rise Version 3.4.1. As usual, there are additions and changes along with a lot of bug fixes. You can see everything below, courtesy of Capcom's Monster Hunter Rise blog: Patch: Ver.3.4.1: In order to use DLC and play online, you need to...
News New Threats Emerge In Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak DLC, Coming To Switch Summer 2022
A "massive" paid expansion
Nintendo's latest Direct event kicked off with a bang - announcing the new Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak DLC. It's noted how this new expansion will be a "massive paid" one - featuring new stories, locales, monsters, hunting actions and quest ranks. Here's a brief teaser of what to expect: Will you be checking out this...
News Legendary Street Fighter II Artist Mick McGinty Has Passed Away
Also worked on Streets of Rage and Shining Force artwork
Mick McGinty, the man behind the iconic SNES Street Fighter II cover artwork, has died. McGinty was an immensely talented artist, as is evidenced by the impressive collection of work on his personal site, but for gamers of the '90s, his output will be almost synonymous with video game covers...
News Former Capcom Designer Wishes He Could Have Stopped The North American Mega Man Cover
"I couldn't believe this was allowed to happen"
The North American cover artwork for the first Mega Man game has become the stuff of legend. It's effortlessly one of the worst covers ever, not just because it's a rough illustration but because it totally fails to capture the nature of the lead character. A lot of the time, western covers for...
News Monster Hunter Orchestra Concert Confirmed For Online Performance
Performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
The Monster Hunter Orchestra Concert has been held annually in Japan since way back in 2009, and now it's been confirmed that this year's event will once again be an online performance. While it's disappointing for concert-goes in Japan, of course, the pleasing news is that fans will be able to watch it...
News Monster Hunter Stories 2 - Title Update #3 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Download it today
Following on from our previous post, Capcom has now released Version 1.3.0 for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. It features new Monsties and brand-new quests - and even more content will arrive later on this month. Here are the full patch notes for the lat
News Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin - Title Update #3 Arrives September 2nd
New Monsties, quests and more!
The friendlier and more accessible Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is getting another free content update. Just weeks after the second update arrived, Capcom has announced the third free title update will arrive later this week on 2nd September. It will include three new Monsties and brand-new quests. Then on...
News Here's Your First Look At The New Resident Evil Movie, In Cinemas This November
"Welcome to Raccoon City"
There's a new live-action Resident Evil movie coming to cinemas on 24th November. It's expected to be a more faithful recreation of Capcom's long-running survival horror video game series - with the director Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down, The Strangers: Prey at Night) stating how he worked "very closely with Capcom" on...
News Monster Hunter Rise Version 3.3.1 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Download it today
Capcom has rolled out Version 3.3.1 of Monster Hunter Rise. As revealed yesterday, it includes another collaboration. This time it's Monster Hunter x Street Fighter - allowing players to become Akuma, the famous fighting villain. This content will unlock on 27th August, but the rest of this update is now live. As usual, there are...
News Street Fighter II Doc 'Here Comes A New Challenger' Gets New Trailer And Crowdfunding Drive
Now available to pre-order on Indiegogo "due to demand from fans"
Street Fighter II documentary Here Comes A New Challenger raised over £27,000 when it was crowdfunded on Kickstarter recently, but the team behind the project have now announced that another funding dr
News Monster Hunter Stories 2 Second Major Update Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Following on from our previous post, Capcom has now released Version 1.2.0 for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. It adds a new co-op quest - allowing you to take on the dazzling Kulve Taroth. There are also new monsters - Hellbalde Glavenus and Boltreaver Astalos. Some of this content will also roll out later this month on...
News Two More Of Capcom's Legendary Street Fighters Join Fortnite
Cammy and Guile drop in
Fortnite has arguably taken the crown as the most ambitious crossover video game of all time - allowing all sorts of video game characters, stars, singers, athletes, and even superheroes to drop into its universe. Following on from the addition of Ryu and Chun-Li from the Street Fighter seri
News Capcom Wants To Know If You Would Buy More Great Ace Attorney Games
Fill out a survey and get a free wallpaper
This week marks the release of The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles on the Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms - we're big fans of the game by the way. As part of this release, Capcom has opened a survey that's available until 30th September, allowing fans to share their thoughts about this game and...
News Capcom Reports Record Q1 Profits, Monster Hunter Rise Continues To Grow
The hits keep coming
A sentiment we've shared in Nintendo Life Towers, and we suspect is also shared by a number of Switch owners, is that Capcom is on a roll. In this calendar year we've had Monster Hunter Rise, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Win
News Monster Hunter Rise Version 3.2.0 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Download it today
You've got to give it to Capcom - it's shown some outstanding support for Monster Hunter Rise since the game arrived on the Nintendo Switch earlier this year, and the developer has been rewarded for its efforts having now shifted more than seven million copies worldwide. Following on from the announcement of a new themed...
News Capcom Promises To Fix "Known Issues" With Monster Hunter Stories 2 In A Future Update
Version 1.1.0 is causing a bit of trouble
Monster Hunter Stores 2: Wings of Ruin had a smooth launch, but apparently has run into a few issues since then. Following on from the Version 1.1.0 update Capcom rolled out last week, the company has now confirmed the existence of a number of bugs. It's currently investigating these issues and will release...
News Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin Has Shipped Over One Million Units Worldwide
"Thanks for playing"
As you might recall, Capcom released Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin on the Switch and PC a few weeks ago. So, how did it go? According to an update via social media, the Japanese publisher and developer has already shipped a combined total of more than one million units worldwide. And yes, it exceeded the sales of the...
News Monster Hunter Stories 2 Version 1.1.0 Update Adds A Free Palamute Monstie
Download it today
Following on from last week's release of Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, Capcom has now released another update for the game, bumping it up to Version 1.1.0. As previously revealed, it includes a Palamute Monstie along with some additional bug fixes to the game's text and more. Below are the full patch notes, courtesy of...
News Capcom Has Released A Day-One Update For Monster Hunter Stories 2
Meet the Monsties
This week's major Nintendo Switch release is Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. It's the follow-up to the 2016 3DS original. As planned, Capcom has rolled out its day-one update for the game. While you can play the game as it is on release, this update coming in at ar
News Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Is Streaming On Netflix Starting Today
The latest gaming Netflix Original
Starting today, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is available to stream on Netflix, offering up a new and original story for fans of Capcom's horror game series. Split across four episodes, the show takes place after the events of Resident Evil 4. It follows RE4's protagonist, Leon S. Kennedy, as he encounters a...
News Capcom Confirms The Physical Copy Of Monster Hunter Stories 2 Will Not Require A Download
"Apologies for any confusion"
Update #2 [Thu 8th Jul, 2021 02:45 BST]: In an update on social media, Capcom has confirmed the physical version of Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin will not require a download or installation to start playing and apologises for any confusion. In saying this, there will be a day one patch, which requires 0.5GB...
Feature Monster Hunter Rise Director Talks RE Engine On Switch
"Optimization was very difficult, but it was also challenging and rewarding"
Monster Hunter Rise has been out for a number of months, selling an impressive number of copies while also showing the capabilities of the Switch hardware in the right hands. One of just two titles on the system to utilise the RE ENGINE — the other being Ghosts 'n Goblins...
News Monster Hunter Rise Version 3.1.0 Is Now Live, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Download it today
Monster Hunter Rise has been the Nintendo Switch success story of 2021 so far. As of the end of May, the game had shipped over seven million copies worldwide and had reached its third major update. Capcom has now rolled out version 3.1.0. This particular download is only a small one, but it still includes a lot of changes and...
News Capcom Shows Off New Features In The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles
"Minor spoilers may be included"
One of the highlights at Capcom's E3 2021 Showcase this year was an extended look at The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles. In case you missed it, it's arriving this July on the Nintendo Switch and marks the first time the two games have ever been released in the west. All up, there'll be ten new cases and eight mini...
News Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin Demo Lands Soon On Switch
Along with various free DLCs and Rise updates
Capcom has finished its E3 Showcase, and while the general consensus seems to be "really, that was it?", there was actually some exciting news for Monster Hunter aficionados. The most important detail was that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is getting a demo, or 'Trial Version' as it's being...
Watch Capcom Showcase At E3 2021 - Live!
Herlock Sholmes is looking for reveal clues
We've seen some big-hitters already serve up varied E3 or Summer Game Fest events, but we're particularly looking forward to this one. Capcom has promised looks at games like The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles and Monster Hunter Rise, so this should be a broadcast full of goodies for Switch owners. Of...
News Phew, Ultra Street Fighter II Has Returned To The US Switch eShop
Update: It's back!
Update #2 [Fri 11th Jun, 2021 10:55 BST]: We've had confirmation from Twitter user drewjcostello that Ultra Street Fighter II is once again available for download on the eShop. Phew! Update [Sat 5th Jun, 2021 05:25 BST]: It turns out Ultra Street Fighter II is also currently unavailable for purchase on the eShop in Canada - so...
News Capcom Reveals New Monster Hunter Stories 2 Trailer At Summer Game Fest
Taking flight next month
If you need a break from the hunt in Monster Hunter Rise, Capcom's next game Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is just around the corner. During the Summer Game Fest, the Japanese video game giant shared a new trailer of the upcoming Nintendo Switch release, which arrives next month on 9th July. It gives us a brief...
News Capcom's E3 Showcase To Feature Monster Hunter, Ace Attorney And More
Show time revealed!
Capcom has shared more details on its upcoming showcase for E3 2021, giving us a start time for the event and info on which games will be making an appearance. The show will be kicking off on 14th June at 2:30pm Pacific / 5:30pm Eastern / 10:30pm BST / 11:30pm CEST – the day after Square Enix's show, and the day before...
News Capcom Facing $12 Million Lawsuit For Allegedly Using Artist's Photos Without Permission
Evidence supposedly uncovered in recent data leak
If Capcom hadn't already suffered enough from last November's data leak, it's now facing a $12 million lawsuit. Designer Judy A. Juracek took action on Friday in a Connecticut court within the United States, alleging Capcom used copyrighted photos from her 1996 book Surfaces without her permission...
News A Resident Evil Producer Is Leaving Capcom For Bungie
"Thanks to everyone both in and outside the studio"
Capcom producer Peter Fabiano has announced his departure from the third-party Japanese company after 13 years. He's described as one of the "most senior figures" involved with recent Resident Evil games. He oversaw the development of Resident Evil Village and the Resident Evil 3 remake, and...
Soapbox Resident Evil Gaiden Is Good, Actually
“Good luck Barry”
We recently asked you Nintendo Life readers to rate your favourite Game Boy Color games, and as we're preparing to publish the Top 50 results, we're taking a look back at a handful of our favourite GBC games. Here, Kerry defends the Resident Evil game that NL readers voted the worst in the series... A long time ago we were...
News Capcom May Have Postponed A Significant Mega Man Battle Network Announcement
Requires fans to be patient until it's ready
The Mega Man Battle Network series celebrated its 20th-anniversary recently and while there was apparently a slew of not-so-new announcements, there was seemingly meant to be something shared with the fanbase that appears to have been postponed due to the pandemic. This information comes from the...