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  • Blog Post: Azure Striker Gunvolt Character Design Changes For West, Changes Back

    Azure Striker Gunvolt's lead character received a pair of changes for its upcoming North America release, but now he is partially changing back. Above and below ( and in our announcement story ) you can see the Japanese version of Azure Striker Gunvolt. For our release, his braid was removed and... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Hosting Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Weapon Design Contest

    Capcom held a contest for Monster Hunter Tri in 2009 allowing fans to design a weapon, and it is doing it again for the upcoming Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate . Fans/artists can submit their weapon designs to Capcom and a North/South American and European winner will be selected to have their weapon featured... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Slashes Net Income By Half To Account For Slow Shift To Mobile

    Capcom has announced that it will be taking a ¥9.3 billion ($90.5 million) special loss in light of changes in the market. Today marks the final day of the publisher’s fiscal year, and it claims the move to reduce net income by half will yield financial consistency in future periods. Capcom... More
  • Blog Post: Seth Killian Leaves Sony Computer Entertainment

    Seth Killian (pictured left), a familiar name among fighting game fans, has left his position as a lead game designer with Sony Computer Entertainment and moved on to a new, unnamed venture. Though he was a fixture in the fighting game scene before, Killian came into the spotlight when he was working... More
  • Blog Post: Inafune: Indie Development Could Re-Energize Japanese Market

    Given a chance to backtrack on his comments about the Japanese game development scene, Mega Man co-creator Keiji Inafune stood firm, saying Japanese games are still not doing well and that the energy level necessary to compete with the Western developers hasn't risen enough yet. "Overall we... More
  • Blog Post: If You Want This Mega Man Jacket, You And 299 Other People Need To Pre-Order It

    Capcom has partnered with clothing designer Volante to create this very cool Mega Man-inspired jacket, but there's a catch if you want to get your hands on it. The jacket is currently available for pre-order on Capcom's online store in a multitude of sizes in both male and female cuts, but it... More
  • Blog Post: [CONTEST OVER] We Have 10 Copies Of Strider To Give Away

    Update: The contest is now over and winners have been notified. Thanks for entering! Original Story: Capcom has delivered 10 codes for the recent reboot of Strider, and we want to send them home with you. All you need to do is comment on this story for your chance to win. We have two codes for each platform... More
  • Blog Post: Resident Evil 6 Prequel Manga Heading To North America

    North American manga publisher Viz Media has announced plans to bring a Resident Evil 6 prequel manga previously released in Japan to North America. The manga explains what Chris Redfield was up to before the events of Resident Evil 6. He and his team are tasked with investigating an apparent virus breakout... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: How Do You Feel About Franchise Hand-Offs?

    With the announcement today of Rise of the Dark Spark , we learned Transformers has been handed off to a new developer. How do you feel about franchises being relocated in this way? High Moon Studios did not invent Transformers, but it took a franchise with a less-than-stellar video game reputation and... More
  • Blog Post: Villain Variant Cover For Mega Man And Mega Man X Crossover Revealed

    Archie Comics has released a variant cover for Dawn of X Part One depicting a hand-painted Sigma and Vile from Mega Man X. Dawn of X is a crossover event between the Mega Man and Mega Man X universes. Heroes and villains from both universes will be included in Dawn of X , where Mega Man and Mega Man... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Celebrates Valentine’s Day With Five RE: Revelations Raid Mode Items

    Capcom wants to be your Valentine, and is offering up a most practical gift for fans of the Resident Evil series. Grab that special someone this weekend for some Resident Evil: Revelations Raid Mode and enjoy five new, free items. From now until February 28, by logging into Resident Evil: Revelations... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Rising 3 Fallen Angel DLC Available Now

    The second of the four Dead Rising 3 single-player DLC stories has a new trailer. The first, Operation Eagle , introduced us to Adam Kane and a hunt for the President of the United States. Fallen Angel’s lead character has a different agenda. Angel leads a group of survivors whom she must keep... More
  • Blog Post: Resident Evil: Revelations Finally Sells Over A Million Units

    A million units is a big benchmark for a game to hit. Some titles are able to hit that mark in a matter of days, but others, such as Resident Evil: Revelations, take a little more time. Resident Evil: Revelations was one of the better Resident Evil games in recent years. The title originally released... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom Sales And Net Income Down In Third Quarter

    Capcom’s third quarter financials are a mixed bag. While the year-over-year performance in this quarter alone are down in the key areas of sales and net income, the company shared qualitative information that helps add color. Capcom’s sales were ¥21.7 billion ($213.5 million) compared... More
  • Blog Post: Rock Opera Album Trilogy Tells The Tale Of Street Fighter II

    Six years of work and three full-length albums later, musical group Man Factory has completed its Street Fighter II-inspired rock opera. The first of three albums (appropriately titled Street Fight: Rounds 1 , 2 , and 3 ) released back in 2007, with the final part of the trilogy releasing last month... More
  • Blog Post: Capcom To Add 100 Developers Per Year Through 2018

    In a note to investors posted on Capcom’s website, company chairman and CEO Kenzo Tsujimoto has laid out his plans for the coming year. In his memo, Tsujimoto lays out a number of goals for streamlining operations and and improve marketing strategy. In 2014, Capcom will be further integrating operations... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Rising 3 Ships Over A Million

    While Microsoft celebrates the Xbox One's recent NPD success , it looks like Capcom's Dead Rising 3 is also benefiting as an exclusive game for the system. Capcom has announced that it has shipped over one million copies of the game in territories where the console is available. The publisher... More
  • Blog Post: Thirteen Gigabyte Dead Rising 3 Update Leads First DLC Release

    The first downloadable content for Dead Rising 3 will be released tomorrow, giving players a new character with a new story. Before that happens though, you might want to carve out time for a huge update to the game that will likely take you hours to download. According to executive producer Josh Bridge... More
  • Blog Post: Proto And Mega Man Statues On The Way From First 4 Figures

    First 4 Figures, a collectible company that specializes in large statues, has shown off some of its prototype work for upcoming Mega Man and Proto Man statues. Considering the early computer-generated builds of these statues, I wouldn't expect to see them up for pre-order or even in physical form... More
  • Blog Post: D.I.C.E. Conference Adds Keiji Inafune, Oculus Heads To Speaker List

    The annual industry convention D.I.C.E. usually features a who's who of video game designers giving presentations on a number of topics. Today, some new speakers, including Mega Man and creator Keiji Inafune, were added to the list of presentations. The new announced speakers announced today are... More
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