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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
News SNK Vs. Capcom: Match Of The Millennium Arrives On The Switch eShop Later This Month
The dream collab title returns
Last month, SNK vs. Capcom: Match of the Millenium was rated for the Switch by the South Korean ratings board. It was only a matter of time until the game was officially confirmed, and it seems today is that day. SNK has just announced the Neo Geo Pocket Color version of the popular fighting crossover will be coming...
News Capcom Reveals The Most Used Weapon In The Monster Hunter Rise Demo
It's the weapon of choice
One of the most anticipated Nintendo Switch releases right now is Monster Hunter Rise, which is due out next month. The "limited-time" demo ended up being so popular it crashed the Switch eShop - something you don't see all that often nowadays. Now that the online portion of the demo is no longer accessible, Capcom has...
News NES DuckTales Originally Had An Option For Scrooge To Give Up His Fortune
"I love that fans found out about the original ending"
It's been quite the week for retro discoveries. Alongside GoldenEye 007's cancelled remake resurfacing online, DuckTales has been in the news after an unearthed prototype build made its way online, revealing a previously unreleased song called "Map". As it turns o
News DuckTales NES Prototype Unearthed, Features An Unused Song
That's no moon (theme)...
Capcom brought us a remastered edition of DuckTales several years back, but we still hold a lot of love for the original NES version. Offering us a unqiue platforming adventure, DuckTales was widely noted for its excellent soundtrack – the Moon Theme most prominently – though it only featured a dozen tracks. Within the...
Reminder Enjoy Capcom's "Limited Time" Monster Hunter Rise Demo While You Still Can
Update: Online Play has been disabled
Update: Online Play may no longer be available in the Monster Hunter Rise demo, but if you did download it during the "limited-time" period, you can still quest via solo or local play (depending on the number of turns you have remaining). Here's the full message clarifying this at the start of the demo:...
Gallery Capcom Shares Stunning Concept Art For Monster Hunter Rise's Frost Islands
And some character designs, too
Monster Hunter Rise is likely to be one of the biggest Nintendo Switch releases of 2021. With this in mind, Capcom has been building up excitement by regularly sharing concept art of the game on the official Monster Hunter Twitter account. In some of the latest tweets, it's shown off the Frost Islands in the game...
News Nintendo Unveils Monster Hunter Rise Special Edition Switch Console
Update: Confirmed for global release
This March will see Capcom's Monster Hunter series return to the Switch with the all-new release, Monster Hunter Rise. To celebrate, Nintendo is releasing a "special edition" Switch on 26th March for 38,400 yen (that's the same date as the launch of the game). The Switch, Joy-Con and dock are all appropriately...
News Three amiibo For Monster Hunter Stories 2 Are On The Way, According To Play-Asia
"Pre-orders opening soon"
Capcom has revealed quite a lot about Monster Hunter Rise, but we're still waiting to find out more details about the sequel to the 3DS title, Monster Hunter Stories. As usual, it seems an online placeholder listing may have revealed some information about this upcoming release due ahead of schedule. According to...
News Mega Man Historians Just Bought A Load Of Unreleased Mega Man Art From The '90s
And they're going to upload it all to the internet for free!
Back on the 5th January, a Twitter user and self-proclaimed "unofficial Mega Man brand ambassador" named Brian put out a call for donations. He wasn't raising money for a medical procedure or a political campaign, though - he wanted to buy a "rare and unusual piece of Mega Man animation...
Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #76 - Final Fight 3
'Final' my foot!
Welcome once again to Box Art Brawl, our contest to find out which retro gaming cover is best from two or more global variants of the same game. Last time we enjoyed the silence of Resident Evil: Deadly Silence on the fifteenth anniversary of the DS port. Japan took just over one third of the vote — and Europe grabbed almost a...
News Capcom's Resident Evil Games For Switch And 3DS Are Currently On Sale (North America)
Grab a bargain
Capcom just held its Resident Evil showcase celebrating 25 years of the series, and while there was sadly nothing on display for Switch fans, over on the eShop you can still get your fix - as most of the RE back catalogue is on sale in the US. This covers both the Switch and 3DS - with games like Resident Evil 0 and Resident Evil 4...
News A Capcom Vs. Osamu Tezuka Characters Book Is Coming In April (In Japan)
Epic crossover art exhibition to be captured in a new book
All the best stuff's made in Japan. Marty McFly knew it, Nintendo fans know it, and a newly announced artbook only reinforces that fact. Entitled 'Capcom Vs. Osamu Tezuka Characters', this 112-page A4 tome is scheduled for publication in April and will capture the unique exhibits currently...
News Capcom's Doing Better Than Expected Right Now, Forecasts 16.7% Increase On Yearly Profits
Monster Hunter Rise and Resident Evil 3 led the charge
After that "customised ransomware attack" and a recent anti-trust fine, it's not been a great time for Capcom of late. Still, it seems that it's not all doom and gloom if the company's confidence in its current financial performance is anything to go by. After a recent meeting with...
News "Special Edition" Gold Monster Hunter Rise amiibo Set Up For Grabs In 7-Eleven Japan Lottery
A truly "limited" run
We've seen limited edition amiibo in the past, but these Monster Hunter Rise ones just might be the rarest ones yet. 7-Eleven convenience stores in Japan have unveiled this "limited" and "special edition" gold amiibo set, to celebrate the launch of Capcom's upcoming Nintendo Switch release. The catch - because there's always...
News Capcom Says Monster Hunter Rise's 'Friend List' Slowdown Will Be Fixed In Time For Launch
Players with a full friend list have faced technical issues
We had some strong first impressions about Monster Hunter Rise when the demo dropped on January 7th. In the absence of Monster Hunter World on Switch, Rise looks set to be a great homecoming for the series,
News Capcom's Switch And 3DS January Sale Is Now Live In North America
New offers are available until 21st January
It wasn't that even a month ago that Capcom's last sale went live but already, a fresh round of offers has gone up across Switch and 3DS eShop. Only covering North America this time, it runs until 21st January and features the usual suspects, including Street Fighter, Okami, Phoenix Wright, Mega Man and...
Poll Box Art Brawl #75 - Resident Evil: Deadly Silence
Welcome back to Box Art Brawl, our regular poll to find out which region got the best cover art for a particular retro release. Last time, we looked at Capcom's DS gem Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective in honour of its 10th anniversary (in the West). The North American cover stormed it with over 60% of the vote, leaving Japan with a...
News Capcom Broadcasting Resident Evil Showcase Next Week, Will Feature RE: Village And "More"
What surprises await?
Capcom will broadcasting a special Resident Evil Showcase on 21st January across YouTube, Twitch, Facebook and Twitter. It will be predominantly focused on the new entry
News Capcom Shares Strict Video Guidelines For Content Creators
Update: Have questions? Fire away
Update: Capcom has released a second statement on social media regarding its recently posted video guidelines, thanking fans for their feedback and offering to answer questions. "Though this policy is newly posted, be assured these are guidelines we’ve been using already and is not meant to change how we approach...
Poll Box Art Brawl #74 - Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
Welcome to the first 2021 edition of Box Art Brawl. This is our weekly-ish look at two or more retro gaming cover variants from around the globe, and we've got another three contenders lined up to duke it out for your vote. Last time, we took to the slopes for some festive 1080° Snowboarding on N64. Ultimately, it was North America...
News The Monster Hunter Rise Demo Is So Popular It's Apparently Causing The Switch eShop To Struggle
Update: eShop maintenance over
Update #2 [Fri 8th Jan, 2021 11:05 GMT] It looks like maintenance is finally over - you should now be able to download the Monster Hunter Rise demo. Update [Fri 8th Jan, 2021 06:30 GMT]: If you've been having trouble downloading the demo, you're not alone - as the eShop is now undergoing maintenance. It seems the...
News Monster Hunter Rise "Digital Event" Promises New Details And Reveals On January 7
Capcom to deliver new info on the Switch exclusive
Capcom has announced a special broadcast about its upcoming Switch exclusive Monster Hunter Rise. Fresh information about the game — which is scheduled to arrive on 26th March — will come as part of a digital event to be broadcast on Thursday 7th January 2021 at 6:00 PT / 9:00 ET / 14:00 GMT /...
Reminder Capcom's Switch And 3DS Sale Ends Today, Up To 75% Off
Update: Hours remain in North America
Update: As a quick reminder for our chums in North America, Capcom's current sale on Nintendo Switch and 3DS is ending later today. The deals ended in Europe a few days ago, but North American Switch owners still have a few hours left to snap them up. The offers listed below will vanish at 11:59pm PT...
Random RE4 Director Was Worried About PlayStation And Xbox's Future, So He Did A Deal With Nintendo
A scary thought
Capcom director, Shinji Mikami, this year celebrates his 30th anniversary in the video game industry. To mark this special occasion, he's done a lengthy interview with Variety discussing everything under the sun about his long-running career. During one section, he reflects on Resident Evil 4, which as you might recall, was...
News Capcom Is Releasing A Demo For Monster Hunter Rise, Will Be Available For A "Limited Time"
Launches January 2021
Capcom games featured prominently throughout this year's Games Award show and one other title you might have noticed on display during the presentation was the upcoming Switch exclusive Monster Hunter Rise. To celebrate the annual awards ceremony, Capcom shared a new trailer of the game showing off new monsters, familiar foes...
News Capcom Arcade Stadium Brings More Retro Action To Switch Early Next Year
Start off with a free copy of 1943
Alongside Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection, Capcom Arcade Stadium was also revealed. It'll also be arriving at some point in February next year. When it arrives, this Switch eShop title will be a free download and comes with a free copy of 1943 - The Battle of Midway. From here, you'll be able to purchase...
News Capcom Reveals Ghost ‘n Goblins Resurrection, Launches On Nintendo Switch In February 2021
"A knightmare resurrected"
During this year's Game Awards, Capcom revealed Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection. It's described as an all-new adventure in the series and is launching on 25th February 2021. Once again you'll be gearing up as Arthur. Here's some extra information along with a trailer and some screenshots: Ghosts ‘n Goblins...
News Upcoming Documentary Seeks To Explore The Incredible Legacy Of Street Fighter II
Update: Kickstarter is now live
Update: The Kickstarter is now live, with a goal of £25,000. If you've got a spare £1,500, you can secure yourself an Executive Producer credit on the final film. For £500, an Associate Producer credit awaits – we imagine the £28 tier will be the most popular, which will get you a digital copy of the movie, its...
Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #70 - Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
Welcome back to Box Art Brawl, our regular vote to see which box art variant from around the globe wins your approval. Last time, we went all modern and looked at the two covers The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild received. We thought it would be a much closer contest than it was, but the result is crystal clear: North American and...
News Capcom Switch Sale Discounts Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Mega Man And More (North America)
Update: Ending today
Update: Are you spotting a theme here? Yes, Capcom's current Switch sale is ending later today at 11:59pm PT. Get these games on offer while you still can: Original Article (Wed 25th Nov, 2020 19:00 GMT): Just in case the Devolver Digital, Sega and
Feature Ace Attorney's Hidden Legacy: The Evidence Capcom Didn't Present To The West
Despite long-standing objections, it seems the Great Ace Attorney is finally being localised
To say Capcom is having a rough time recently would be putting it mildly. Having been subjected to a "customised ransomware attack", we’ve witnessed no end of leaks about upcoming plans for the next few years, but amongst this all,
Rumour Resident Evil Revelations 3 Will Be A Switch "Focused" Release, Says Capcom Insider
"Outrage is RE Switch"
Capcom, as you might recall, suffered a massive leak not long ago. It seemingly confirmed a number of projects are on the way - including a game called Resident Evil Outrage, which is scheduled for Q4 2021. According to well-known Capcom insider Dusk Golem - who has made a number of
News Capcom's Releasing A Mini-Arcade System Packed With Mega Man And Street Fighter Games
Coming this Christmas in Japan
The craze for micro-consoles shows no signs of slowing down, with Capcom now revealing that it is about to release a mini-arcade machine packed with classic titles. Dubbed the Retro Station, this tabletop unit has an 8-inch screen and weighs 2.1 kg. It comes with the following titles: Mega Man The Power Battle Mega...
News Capcom Has "No Plans" Right Now To Bring The Original Monster Hunter Stories To Switch
Second entry is a completely new start
If you were hoping the original Monster Hunter Stories game might be released on the Nintendo Switch ahead of the sequel's release, don't get your hopes up. Speaking to Gamereactor, Capcom's Ryozo Tsujimoto said the company had "no plans" to bring the original 3DS release from 2016 across to Nintendo's hybrid...
News Huge Capcom Leak Suggests New Final Fight, Power Stone, Mega Man And Dragon's Dogma Games Are Coming
And Resident Evil! And Monster Hunter! And...
The fallout from Capcom's recent hack continues – we're now seeing reports which appear to lay out the publisher's release schedule for the next couple of years, and we have to admit, it reads like the most over-optimistic fan-made hoax we could think of. According to the document, if it is indeed...
News Phew! The Latest Monster Hunter Movie Trailer Has Massively Restored Our Hopes
Paul W.S. Anderson's upcoming Monster Hunter movie hasn't had the smoothest of rides to market; initial shots from the set caused concern, as did the fact that the film places US marines from the modern-day in a fantasy setting – hardly something that is faithful to the original game series. Then there's
News Capcom Hack Reveals Great Ace Attorney Collection And Mysterious New Switch Project "Guillotine"
New info on 2021 Monster Hunter titles, too
Earlier this month, Capcom's network was hit with a "customized ransomware attack". While no customer information was obtained in the hack, it has since become clear that internal email and file servers were compromised during the intrusion and around 1TB of data was stolen; Capcom has stated that it is...
News Capcom Caught Up In Cyber Attack, 1TB Of Sensitive Data Allegedly Stolen
The Japanese video game giant Capcom - best known for series like Street Fighter, Mega Man and Monster Hunter - is the latest victim of a cyber attack. The group claiming responsibility has reportedly stolen about 1TB of sensitive data. This is said to include visa records of employees, banking details of customers, and "proprietary business...
News Evidence Of Resident Evil 3: Cloud Version For Nintendo Switch Seemingly Uncovered
You can't escape the cloud
It seems as if the floodgates have opened for cloud game releases on the Nintendo Switch. Following on from the announcement of Hitman 3 and the release of Control on the eShop, dataminers have now supposedly uncovered evidence of Capcom's Resident Evil 3 remake coming to the hybrid system via c
News Netflix Gives Us Another Look At Leon And Claire In Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness
Arriving next year
Netflix's library of video game series continues to grow, with the streaming giant yesterday announcing it would be creating a brand new show based on Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed. In case you forgot, it also
Random Yes, You Can Pet The Palamute In Monster Hunter Rise
To help fans get familiar with Monster Hunter Rise, the official Twitter account is uploading short clips of the game. In the very first one, it shared a video of your hunter's new dog-like companion - the Palamute. This good boy is able to be pet and can also perform a few tricks. Take a look below: The Palamute is not only a...
News Yes, Monster Hunter Rise Really Is Running On Standard Switch Hardware
But what about those Switch Pro rumours?
When Monster Hunter Rise was revealed last month, questions were raised about the Switch hardware it was running on. After all, there have been rumours about a new and more powerful 4K Switch arriving next year and Monster Hunter Rise will be released alongside a number of other high profile releases early...
Poll Box Art Brawl: Duel #61 - Okamiden
Welcome back to another round of Box Art Brawl, the series that sends two or more regional variants of game covers into an arena to pugilise for your pleasure. Last week we enjoyed the epic duel between the North American / European Metroid: Other M box and the rather lovely Japanese variant. The result was predictable from the start,...
News Capcom Reveals Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness - A New Netflix Series Arriving In 2021
Update: It's official
Update: Capcom has now officially announced its new Resident Evil CG anime Netflix series. It'll be arriving in 2021. RESIDENT EVIL: Infinite Darkness, a new CG anime series, is coming to Netflix in 2021. Whoops! It looks like Netflix Portugal has lifted the lid on a new Capcom CG anime series ahead of schedule...
News Capcom's Monster Hunter Rise amiibo Designs Revealed
Exclusive to specific stores
Last week, during Capcom's special Monster Hunter Direct, the company announced it would be releasing three new amiibo alongside Monster Hunter Rise in March next year. The three figures include Palamute, Magnamalo and Palico - all different special layered armour sets in-game. Originally Capcom only showed artwork of...
News Monster Hunter Stories Is The Best-Selling 3DS Game On Amazon Right Now
It's amazing what a sequel can do
Capcom surprised Nintendo fans this week with not one but two brand new Monster Hunter games. The second title, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, will be released on the Switch in 2021 and is a follow-up to the original 2016 3DS entry. This announcement is now seemingly fueling sales of the original M
News Yes, Monster Hunter Rise Is Running On Capcom's RE Engine
Could we see more games like this in the future?
Earlier this week, during Nintendo's latest Partner Direct, Capcom announced Monster Hunter Rise for Switch. If you've been wondering why this entry looks so next-gen, it's because it's running on Capcom's propriety RE Engine. This information was revealed by the company in a press release on its...
News Monster Hunter For Switch Headlines Capcom's Online Sale Ahead Of The Tokyo Game Show
Following on from rumours about a new entry
Last week, the schedule for the 2020 Tokyo Game Show was announced. Capcom will be participating in a special live stream - featuring reveals, game updates and plans for titles such as the new Resident Evil and more... In the lead-up to this online event, Capcom is running a special software sale on its...
News Street Fighter Producer Yoshinori Ono Reminds Fans He's Leaving Capcom Soon
"Thank you very much to all World Warriors"
Early last month, the video game community around the globe found out Street Fighter executive producer, Yoshinori Ono, would be leaving Capcom after almost 30 years at the company. In a message on Twitter, he said the new generation at Capcom would continue to expand the Street Fighter series over the...