Hot on the heels of the successful release of Monster Hunter Freedom 3, Capcom profits are up 294 percent to 6.83 billion. Meanwhile, Red Faction publisher THQ has recorded a loss of $14.9 million for the third quarter.
With more Super Street Fighter 4 on the cards, rumours about the veteran beat-em-up’s latest incarnation are flying across the internet like fireballs. A new list of Super Street Fighter 4 achievements includes images of new characters including an Evil Ryu (red-eyed and mean looking). There’s also another new character, a purple guy apparently called Oni Akuma (Ogre Demon in Japanese). Nothing official on this right now but we do want to get fighting with Evil Ryu. Hadouken! Combo combo combo. Hadouken!
Capcom’s Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition is arguably one of the most notable games developers have rushed to patch in order to bolt on “waggle” control in the wake of the launch of Sony’s PlayStation Move controller. Does the inclusion of motion control enrich the survival horror experience, or is it scary for other less welcome reasons? Read our Resident Evil 5 for PlayStation Move review to find out.
Dead Rising 2 won’t hit consoles in the UK until October, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a dose of Zombie-bashing horror comedy to whet your appetite. Capcom has created a feature length movie based on the series and will be releasing it in episodic form to tease fans of the game. Read more
The Nintendo 3DS is clearly part of a Nintendo game plan to combat the threat posed by iPhone and iPad games and it may just go one step further and deploy a new app store to go with it. The head of Street Fighter 4 makers, Capcom, has been talking up an iTunes App Store-style future for the Nintendo 3DS…
Super Street Fighter 4 is here, barely a year after the original Street Fighter 4 gave the one-on-one brawling genre a much needed kick up the backside to get it back in the public eye. But is there really any call for an updated edition just over 12 months later? Pop in your gum shield because we’re about to enter the arena to find out in our Super Street Fighter 4 review.
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