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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...
News Monster Hunter Rise Has Now Shipped Over Seven Million Copies Worldwide
Capcom celebrates with a free item pack
For a third-party release, Monster Hunter Rise has performed tremendously well on the Nintendo Switch. Since its arrival towards the end of March, its worldwide sales have continued to rise. It started out in the opening week shipped four million units globally and just last month reached
News Capcom Switch Sale Discounts Four Games For A Limited Time (North America)
Anything take your fancy?
Capcom is back with another publisher sale on Switch, and while there's no love for the likes of Monster Hunter or Resident Evil this time around, there's still some great deals to be had. Four games have been reduced in total, and we've got all the info you need right here. Feel free to click on any game that takes your...
News 30 Years Later, SNES Street Fighter II Confirms One Of The Franchise's Biggest Myths
You spin me right round
Another of video gaming's greatest myths has been confirmed, 30 years after it first did the rounds in a pre-internet world. The myth relates to Capcom's insanely popular Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, and the notion that the original version of the game, first released in arcades in 1991 and later ported to the SNES,...
News Netflix Drops A New Trailer For Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness
Arriving on subscription streaming platform Netflix (heard of them?) on 8th July, a new trailer for Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness has dropped, and it's looking rather tasty. The company had conformed that this latest adaptation of Capcom's horror franchise would be arriving this July back in April, but this latest trailer (above)...
News Monster Hunter Rise Helps Capcom Hit Record Profits Once Again
Expects another record Rise next year
Capcom has been on a bit of a roll in recent years. There have been multiple notable releases, but the company's success in making Monster Hunter and Resident Evil current-day must-haves has helped deliver its profits to new heights. Monster Hunter: World was undoubtedly a Western breakthrough for the IP on PS4...
Random You Too Can Smell Like Ryu Thanks To This Street Fighter X Davidoff Collab
Get in the sea
With Epic Games merrily forging the metaverse over in Fortnite, it's getting harder these days to surprise people with a daring crossover. Ryu and Chun Li from Capcom's Street Fighter have already appeared in the world's foremost battle royale, but this latest Street Fighting cross-promotion has really come out of the blue. Geddit?...
News Monster Hunter Rise Is About To Become Capcom's Best-Selling Single-Platform Game
Until it launches on PC, that is
Earlier today, we shared the news that Monster Hunter Rise has hit another major sales milestone by shifting a whopping six million units in a single month. That's an impressive feat on its own, but it's even more impressive when you look through Capcom's history. As it turns out, Rise's six million sales figure...
News Capcom's Monster Hunter Rise Has Now Sold Six Million Copies Worldwide
Celebrate with a free item pack
If Animal Crossing: New Horizons was the Nintendo Switch hit of 2020, this year it's gotta be Capcom's Monster Hunter Rise. In its opening week, it shipped four million units globally and now it's experienced yet another sales milestone. Following on from it reaching
News Street Fighter Producer Yoshinori Ono Is Leaving Capcom To Join Another Studio
"I may be away from the FGC for a while"
Yoshinori Ono, best known as the producer of the Street Fighter series, has shared more information on his upcoming move away from Capcom – a studio for which he's been an important part of for almost 30 years. Ono originally announced that he would be stepping away from Capcom last summer, thanking fans...
News More Retro Games Are On The Way To Capcom Arcade Stadium
It's getting some new features, too
If you were hoping for a little extra from the Capcom Arcade Stadium, you're in luck. It's been announced this nostaglic-packed collection will be expanding with more arcade classics in the future. More information about these new (but old) additions - including the timing of the release - will be revealed at a...
News Capcom Will Broadcast Another Monster Hunter Digital Event Next Week
Tune in for an update on Monster Hunter Rise and Stories 2
Following on from a series of broadcasts last month, Capcom has announced it will now air another Monster Hunter digital event next week on 27th April. It will be live-streamed on Twitch and Youtube at 11:00 pm in Japan, 3 pm in the UK, 4 pm in Europe and 7 am PT / 10 am ET in the US.
Poll What's The Best Mega Man Game?
Rate every Mega Man game on Nintendo systems
Capcom's blue bomber and his various successors, companions and assorted compadres might have had a quiet few years a while back, but a string of more recent collections — not to mention the excellent Mega Man 11 — have helped put the little robot dude back on the gaming map in a way that fans could...
Soapbox An Anniversary Ode To Okami, The Best Zelda Game That Isn't
Fifteen years of Clover's classic
Ever since the The Legend of Zelda turned 35 back in February, we've been looking back over the mainline games with a series of features celebrating and examining each one from a personal perspective. However, today it's the 15th anniversary of another fine action-adventure — a game which may not have the name...
News Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Is Coming To Netflix This July
Check out Leon and Claire in a new trailer
Netflix has been slowly but steadily expanding its video game-themed shows, and one of the next major franchises to be adapted will be Capcom's Resident Evil series. Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness - a new show starring Claire Redfield and Leon S. Kennedy - was previously locked in for a 2021 release, and...
News Capcom Is Closing Down Its Online Store In The US
Will accept orders until the start of next month
Capcom has announced on Twitter that it will be closing down its official online store in America. The last day to place orders will be next month on 1st May, and supplies are limited - so get in while you can. In addition to this, it sent out a huge thanks to all of its fans for supporting the store...
News Capcom Confirms That No Credit Card Info Was Stolen During November's Cyber Attack
The company's investigation is now complete
Capcom has shared a statement regarding the ransomware attack it suffered in November 2020, confirming that its investigations are now complete and assuring customers that no credit card information has been compromised. The message – a lengthy read that covers the entire timeline of events from...
Soapbox After 17 Years, Monster Hunter Rise Finally Made Me Kind Of Competent
Soapbox features enable our individual writers to voice their own opinions on hot topics, opinions that may not necessarily be the voice of the site. Today, Kerry looks at how Capcom's latest Monster Hunter game empowered her for the first time to feel adequately skilled when it comes to hunting big ol' monsters... I have been terrible...
News Latest Monster Hunter Rise Concept Art Shows Off Lava Caverns, Palamute And Palico, And More
A behind-the-scenes look
With Monster Hunter Rise continuing to sell at a rapid rate, both on a global scale and directly within Nintendo's eShop, Capcom has shared some more stunning concept art for the game. As we reported earlier this year, the company has been sharing all sorts of concept art on social media over the past few months. This
News Capcom Is Gifting Monster Hunter Rise Players A Commemorative Item Pack
Celebrating five million unit shipments worldwide
Monster hunting is tough work, and if you want to get the kill or capture one, in most cases, you're going to need some items to help you out in battle. To celebrate Monster Hunter Rise shipping more than five million copies globally, Capcom is gifting a commemorative item pack to all the hunters...
Soapbox The Insect Glaive Is Still Awesome In Monster Hunter Rise
Wirebug Deluxe Edition
A little before the release of Monster Hunter Rise I looked up a few weapon tier lists, not to influence my choice of starter weapon but to affirm my choice. At that point, the lists were based off demo impressions, and it was ugly reading. The Insect Glaive was considered to be 'nerfed', and was sitting at the uncool table...
News Monster Hunter Rise Has Already Shipped Five Million Units Worldwide
That's a lot of Monster Hunting
Monster Hunter Rise already topped the charts in Japan in its opening week - shifting more than 1.3 million physical copies and shipped four million units globally, and now Capcom has revealed its latest milestone. All up - more than five million copies of the latest entry
Reminder Capcom's Switch And 3DS Sale Ends Today - Monster Hunter, Mega Man And More On Offer (North America)
Up to 60% off!
Update: Now's your last chance to grab these spicy Capcom deals on Switch and 3DS! All deals listed below end today, so get on them while you can. Original Article (Thu 18th Mar, 2021 19:00 GMT): Joining Ubisoft with its current Switch eShop sale, Capcom has kicked off its own set of discounts across both the Nintendo Switch and 3DS...
Poll Box Art Brawl #80 - Resident Evil
Welcome back to Box Art Brawl, the weekly poll we run to find out which of two or more regional box art variants from years past is best. Last time we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Game Boy Advance with a look at launch title Kuru Kuru Kururin. The game didn't get a GBA release in North America, but fortunately Australia
News Capcom "Aware" Of Monster Hunter Rise Pose Glitch Preventing Players From Opening Save Files
"We’re working on an update to fix this ASAP"
Capcom's already released a day one update for Monster Hunter Rise, but it seems there's one other issue it needs to sort out. The official Monster Hunter Twitter account says it's "aware" of a glitch that can prevent players from opening a save file and is working on an immediate fix. As explained...
News Monster Hunter Rise 2.0 Update Scheduled For The End Of April
Day one update out now
Monster Hunter Rise is out today on the Nintendo Switch and it seems Capcom has a lot planned for it post-release. In addition to the day one update, the official Monster Hunter Japanese Twitter account has revealed Version 2.0 of the new entry is scheduled to roll out at the end of April. According to the Google...
News Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings Of Ruin Switch File Size Seemingly Revealed
It's bigger than Monster Hunter Rise
Monster Hunter Rise is obviously the focus this week, but we've also got a little bit of news to share about that other Monster Hunter title, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. As spotted by My Nintendo News, Nintendo Australia's official game page for this upcoming release appears to have revealed the...
Feature The Bloodthirsty History Of Monster Hunter, From Sony PlayStation To Nintendo Switch
In the hunt for knowledge? You've come to the right place
Monster Hunter is Capcom’s second-best-selling video game franchise. It’s bigger than Street Fighter, it’s bigger than Devil May Cry, and it’s bigger than Mega Man. However, it could be argued that Monster Hunter has had a rocky road leading up to the monumental success of Monster...
Feature Resident Evil At 25 - A Shambling Corpse Never Felt More Alive
It just won’t die
It’s now been twenty-five years since S.T.A.R.S. members Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield first burst through the front doors of the Spencer Mansion and found themselves standing in one of gaming’s most iconic opening areas. Resident Evil’s fixed camera angles revealed the full scale of that grand hall, as well as the...
News Capcom Asks For Patience Regarding Mega Man News As Battle Network Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
"If the world hadn’t been in such a state, I might have had other plans to announce"
Capcom's been giving Mega Man increased attention in recent years. Between Mega Man 11 and several Legacy Collections – covering the original series and Mega Man X sub-series – many fans have been hoping we'd see similar love for
Video Check Out This Unboxing Of The Monster Hunter Rise Collector's Edition
Including a look at the game card and amiibo
Next week sees the launch of Monser Hunter Rise on the Nintendo Switch. For those of you planning on picking up the collector's edition, you might be interested in taking a look at Nintendo Minute's latest unboxing video. The collector's edition, in case you forgot, comes with a physical copy of the...
Reminder Version 2 Of The Monster Hunter Rise Demo Is Now Live
Magnamalo has arrived!
Following on from Capcom's announcement earlier this week, the second demo for Monster Hunter Rise is now live. It's appropriately named "Monster Hunter Rise Demo Version 2" and adds a challenging "Advanced" quest where players can take on Magnamalo. "Monster Hunter Rise - Demo Version 2 differs in some ways from the full...
News Capcom Allegedly Forced Staff To Work On-Site, Ignoring Japan's COVID Rules
Last year's internal leak seems to have frightened the execs
The global pandemic has been going on for a year in the West, but even longer in many parts of Asia, where the virus was first discovered. Like many countries, Japan - home to a number of high-profile games studios and publishers - asked workers to stay home, or at least to limit the...
News Resident Evil Turns 25 This Month, And New Merch Has Arrived To Celebrate
Including an Umbrella lamp and hats
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the Resident Evil series, with the original PlayStation game – which eventually found its way to both the Nintendo DS and GameCube – launching back in March 1996. If you feel like celebrating, you can now get your hands on a whole new range of merchandise. Capcom has...
Feature Capcom On Monster Hunter Rise's Rampage, Wirebug Exploration And Alien Wyverns
"This is the first time that we're using the RE engine for a Monster Hunter title"
Our readers may have felt a bit left out after the Monster Hunter series skipped Nintendo platforms with Monster Hunter World back in 2018, but all of that is about to change as the latest entry in the series, Monster Hunter Rise is hitting Nintendo Switch on March...
News Monster Hunter Rise Officially No Longer A Switch Exclusive, Coming To PC In 2022
PC port is "still very much in development”
We're exactly a month away from Monster Hunter Rise's anticipated launch. Releasing on March 26th, it's a welcome return for Capcom's action RPG series to Nintendo platforms, after we missed out on 2018's Monster Hunter World. Initially announced as a Switch exclusive, Capcom has just confirmed Rise is...
News Two Of Capcom's Legendary Street Fighters Drop Into Fortnite
We've seen Ryu and his buddies from the Street Fighter series in plenty of fighting games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and the SNK titles over the years, but this latest crossover is slightly different. Instead of another fighting game, this time he'll be transported into the world of Fortnite alongside Chun-Li. To celebrat
News Capcom Will Broadcast Three Monster Hunter Live Streams Next Month
Covering Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2
Next month, Monster Hunter celebrates its anniversary. We're now also close to the release of Monster Hunter Rise on the Switch. With this in mind, Capcom has announced via Twitter that it will be hosting a total of three live stream events in March. This includes a digital event on 8th...
News Capcom Reveals Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection Contains A Local Co-Op Mode
Arthur and friends
With only a week until launch, you wouldn't expect Capcom to have further reveals for Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection, but last night's Nintendo Direct told us otherwise. For the first time in Ghosts ’n Goblins history, Resurrection is introducing a co-op mode. Available locally for two players, Arthur can be assisted by one...
Video Capcom Shows Off Apex Monsters And New Rampage Mode In Monster Hunter Rise
"more dangerous than we've imagined"
One game shown during the Nintendo Direct that we don't have to wait long for is Monster Hunter Rise. It's arriving exclusively on the Switch on 26th March. It seems Capcom still has a few surprises to share about the game. During today's broadcast, we got a look at some additional environments, Apex Monsters...
News Capcom Arcade Stadium Is Out Now On Nintendo Switch
Full collection costs $40
Capcom has been rather quiet about when Capcom Arcade Stadium would go live on Switch – and now we know why. The company was saving the confirmation for the first Nintendo Direct in what feels like forever. The games are offered in three packs, each costing $14.99 and each covering a period of Capcom's coin-op history:...
News SNK Vs. Capcom, One Of Video Gaming's Greatest Crossovers, Is Now Available On Switch
Check out the launch trailer!
Update #2: SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millenium is available to download from the eShop now, and you can watch the lovely launch trailer above. Update #1 [Fri 5th Feb, 2021 08:20 GMT]: Last month, SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millenium was rated for the Switch by the South Korean ra
News UK Magazine Retro Gamer Is Celebrating Capcom's Legacy With Eight Collectable Covers
Final Fight! Strider! Street Fighter II!
UK magazine Retro Gamer is no stranger to amazing cover artwork, and regularly offers an exclusive "subscriber" cover each month which has different imagery to the one which is sold in newsagents. However, the magazine is doing something a little different this month; issue 217 will offer eight (count 'em)...
News Capcom Insider Backs Up Previous Claims Of "Switch Focused" Resident Evil Revelations 3 Release
Will apparently be announced later this year
Last year, Capcom suffered a leak revealing a game called Resident Evil Outrage was scheduled for a Q4 2021 release. As previously stated by Capcom insider Dusk Golem, this title is apparently Resident Evil Revelations 3 (or at least was originally named that at some point during development) and will be...
News Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection Director Finally Reveals The Deal Behind Arthur's Underwear
"On the inside, he gets a little fancy"
It's been 15 years since we last saw a mainline entry, but Ghosts ’n Goblins is making a big comeback in 2021. With just two weeks until Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection launches on Switch, no one could be more thrilled than Tokuro Fujiwara, director of the original game. Having returned to his position f
News Capcom Reveals Average Completion Time For Monster Hunter Rise Demo Quests
Were you ahead of the pack?
Since Capcom ended the online portion of the Monster Hunter Rise demo, it's been sharing some interesting player stats. Last week, we found out the top three most used weapons (the Long Sword was out in front), and now, in its latest tweet, Capcom has shared the amount of time (on average) it took players to complete the...
News Monster Hunter Rise Producer Says You'll Have To "Get Used" To The New Wirebug Feature
"It'll take some time"
We're over a month away from Monster Hunter Rise and – though the demo was recently removed from the Switch eShop – Capcom has been in full swing promoting its latest entry. Despite a mostly positive reception, a few
News Ubisoft And Warner Bros Are Holding Valentine's Day Sales On Switch (North America)
Can you feel the sale tonight?
Valentine's Day is slowly approaching, and whilst Haven has its own steamy plans for Switch, publishers can never resist a good sale opportunity. Both Warner Bros and Ubisoft have begun their own Valentine's themed sales in North America, though these aren't what we'd consider particularly romantic games. Warner Bros...
News Resident Evil Returns To The Big Screen On September 3rd
Upcoming reboot takes us back to Raccoon City
Capcom might be busy preparing Resident Evil Village, but it isn't letting up with its adaptations. We were made aware of plans for Netflix series Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness back in September and now, Sony Pict