Showing posts with label Capcom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Capcom. Show all posts

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Capcom May Have Teased Devil May Cry 6

During a recent panel at 2019 Anime Festival Orlando, Capcom may have secretly teased Devil May Cry 6.

According to recent financial earnings report, Capcom made double profits in first quarter of 2019, major credit for that goes to action-adventure hack and slash game Devil May Cry 5 and survival horror classic Resident Evil 2 Remake.

On a recent behind-closed-doors event at 2019 Anime Festival Orlando, official announcement regarding Devil May Cry series was made by DMC5 voice actors that may eventually turn out to be a first reveal for Devil May Cry 6.

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Capcom May Have Teased Devil May Cry 6

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Attending a recent panel, voice actor Reuben Langdon who plays Dante asks everyone present to put their phones away before revealing an exclusive footage from Capcom to audience nearing the end of their conversation (45: 12).

It was something related to DMC franchise that is planned to be officially revealed very soon but Langdon was given permission by publisher to unveil an early peak for attendees of their panel before they stopped filming it.

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Afterwards, it was posted by Daniel Southworth on his Facebook page, who played role of Vergil in Devil May Cry 5.



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Turns out, whatever they showed were cut off before at that point and everyone there may be under a non-disclosure agreement, which will not allow them to leak any major secret without facing some legal consequences from Capcom.

Considering DMC5 marks a long-awaited return to a beloved action series that sold over 2 million copies within first two weeks and has been out for six months already, Capcom teasing a potential sequel right now makes all kind of sense.

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Also given that the game will not be receiving any more DLCs following release of its last update Bloody Palace, possibilities for a Devil May Cry 6 announcement or something new related to DMC series would not seem out of place.

Capcom would most likely to keep current momentum the franchise have picked up this year by returning after a while and we might expect to get some exciting news regarding a follow-up sequel at Gamescom 2019 next week.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Capcom to Recruit US Testers for New Resident Evil Game

Capcom is looking for U.S. based RE Ambassadors to test out a new Resident Evil game very soon.

We already know that developer/publisher Capcom got on board for development of a sequel to 2017 survival horror game Resident Evil 7 following release, even though it is still not clear whether or not it is called Resident Evil 8.

lately, Capcom has been sending out invitation to members of their RE Ambassadors program who are residing in United States, to test out a new Resident Evil game that is currently under early phase of development.

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Capcom to Recruit US Testers for New Resident Evil Game

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According to Biohaze, the video game developer has sent emails to RE Ambassadors based on Japan last week. Now they are seeking out members within U.S. community to recruit testers and doing the same to get some feedback.

Interested applicants that lives in Los Angeles will be required to be free on September 20 or 21 and those from New York on September 23 or 24. However, they will not be compensated for their valued time and travel expenses.

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RE Ambassador Invitation

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Other requirement a participant should have is to have played at least any Resident Evil title in past aside from being a member. There is clearly no hint at if they will test out a remake of early title, a sequel to RE7 or even a spin-off.

After Resident Evil 2 Remake saw a massive opening on January 2019, fans were rallying for a follow-up with Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Remake. Regardless, Capcom seems to be going ahead with Biohazard storyline through Resident Evil 8 for now.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Capcom Profits Doubled Due to Digital Downloads

Capcom profits increased by 50% this year, thanks to digital downloads of "highly profitable" titles catalog.

Japanese video game developer/publisher company Capcom already have two of their biggest releases earlier this year; Devil May Cry 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, both of which performed commercially and critically very well.

Also, their year-on-year sales report suggests that their numbers have improved and saw 50% increase this year, mostly because of digital downloads revenue of their "highly profitable" catalog of popular games on all platforms.

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Capcom Profits Doubled Due to Digital Downloads

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According to their latest financial earnings report, Capcom made record profit first quarter of 2019. Apparently, digital downloads for titles that saw multi-platform release since 2017 has helped break in these impressive numbers.

Their approach to restructuring eSports events in past few years through Capcom Media Ventures has helped grow communities of fighting game and helped Street Fighter V garnering huge fan-support to grow over time.

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Capcom is doing pretty good throughout 2018 and 2019, releasing long-anticipated sequels of fan-favorite franchise like Devil May Cry and Resident Evil that has contributed to considerable amount of shipping units worldwide.

Also, Monster Hunter: World added more to their overall sales figure and the numbers were especially well on PC platform. Major success of MHW has led to upcoming massive expansion pack Iceborne to arrive very soon as well.

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Performance of both Mega Man 11 and Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection alongside Resident Evil 7 was good enough to add. Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Nintendo Switch has seen good sales number in and outside of Japan.

Of course, they have no plans to slow down with DMC 5, MHW and RE2Make anytime soon and these crown-jewels of Capcom are likely to get a cross-platform release when PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett will finally hit the stores in 2020.

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There were never any doubts about increasing fame of these franchise as a new Resident Evil movie reboot is currently in development after its past series has earned over $1 billion while Devil May Cry animated series is in works for Netflix.

A live-action Monster Hunter movie is already in production and looking forward to set up a franchise as well. Capcom is well aware of market appeal of these titles and is likely to produce more installments in upcoming years.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Xbox Game Pass to Add Resident Evil: Revelations and More

Nearing end of June 2019, new games like Goat Simulator, Resident Evil: Revelations and more are coming to Xbox Game Pass.

We are just out of E3 2019 with exciting news like Xbox Game Pass Ultimate announcement and beta launch of Xbox Game Pass for PC, both available to try out by spending as low as only $1 to get access to over 100 great games.

Still a week or so left for June 2019 to end and Xbox Game Pass brings a few more titles to help you enjoy passing that time. Some of these games listed below will be playable on PC, some on Xbox and then one on both platforms.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Resident Evil: Revelations and More

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Goat Simulator
Hop into a third-person perspective action game by developer/publisher Coffee Stain Studios where you assume the role of a goat and try to solve every problem by simply head butting it, which is a pretty good way to have some nonsensical fun.

Playing as a quadruped anti-hero through small-town map has its own perks for not having an actual objectives or narrative to follow. Smashing stuffs to get points with new and unexpected surprises every now and then makes it even cooler.

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Goat Simulator on Xbox Game Pass

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Rare Replay
In a console exclusive compilation of games from developer Rare Studio, a selection of 30 older games are bundled into one. To retain its classic vibe, there was little to no changes made but it sadly missed out Donkey Kong Country and GoldenEye 007.

One of the noteworthy inclusions of this collection is undoubtedly beat 'em up platformer game Battletoads of 1991. Some older games have received infinite lives cheat option as well as an autosave progress function for players.

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Rare Replay on Xbox Game Pass

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Resident Evil: Revelations
Protagonists from original Resident Evil game, Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield are back once again to fight against bioterrorist organization Veltro and ending their possible threat of infecting one-fifth of Earth's oceans with T-Abyss virus.

In term of gameplay, storyline and visual improvements, there are elements to please casual gamers as well as series fans. Set within Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5, Revelations is coming to Xbox consoles for a survival horror experience of RE franchise.

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Resident Evil: Revelations on Xbox Game Pass

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Torment: Tides of Numenera
A relatively new game, Tides of Numenera came out as a spiritual successor of Planescape: Torment from 1999. Fans of RPG genre would surely appreciate how there are a wide array of choices to make packed with an engaging story.

In a science fantasy setting, players steps into the boots of a character known as Last Castoff and is threatened by The Sorrow. Other castoffs are found during an exploration to Ninth World and a journey to leave their legacy behind continues.

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Torment: Tides of Numenera on Xbox Game Pass

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Nearing end of the month, games like Dead Island Definitive Edition, Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition, Next Up Hero, Shadow Complex Remastered, Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 and Zombie Army Trilogy will be leaving Xbox Game Pass from June 27-30.

You can now sign up for your first month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for just $1, which is totally worth it. Also, don't forget to get your Xbox app on PC and Game Pass app on mobile devices to always stay connected to your games.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PS4 Beta Release Date

Capcom has announced schedule of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Beta for PlayStation Plus members on June 21.

Back in December 2018, developer/publisher Capcom officially announced an expansion titled Iceborne for their action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World, which was scheduled to launch on 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

In May 2019, a gameplay reveal trailer was dropped during State of Play broadcast stream of PlayStation with an official console release date set for September 6, 2019 and players on PS4 can jump on board for an exclusive beta on June 21.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PS4 Beta Release Date

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For upcoming massive expansion Iceborne, there will be two part beta test and one of them is exclusive to all PlayStation Plus subscribers. Members of PS Plus can join early from June 21, 3 AM PT/6 PM ET to June 24, Monday on same time.

Then any and every owners of PS4 get to join in for second beta from June 28, 3 AM PT/6 PM ET to July 1, 2019. Capcom also made it so that players who do not even own a copy of MHW can still take part in beta program of Iceborne content update.

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You are allowed access to three quests during beta test; one is Great Jagras hunt from original Monster Hunter: World game, then a face-off against horned wyvern Banbaro and lastly, on a hunt for second generation monster Tigrex.

Players will be given 14 weapons and tools to assist them in hunt and complete these quests. Early preloads will be available only days before each beta period starts and since you need not a purchase of MHW; you can save some time with that.

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Also enjoy this tour video of new key features and changes coming in MHW: Iceborne hosted by the Handler.




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Apparently, they are going so big with Iceborne that one may almost consider it as a new game and given how fans have received the main title with their arms extended, they would likely to make the snow-filled expansion a success as well.

Monster Hunter: World has become one of the best-selling games from Capcom by selling over 12 million copies so far. Iceborne is priced $39.99 only as a stand-alone DLC and you can also purchase a bundle worth $59.99 that comes with the main game.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Devil May Cry Comes to Nintendo Switch

Relive the adventure with legendary Dante as original Devil May Cry is coming to Nintendo Switch this summer.

Following release of Devil May Cry 5, many were asking whether or not the game would make it to Nintendo Switch and developer/publisher Capcom has now answered that by announcing Devil May Cry for next-gen Nintendo handheld.

Although DMC5 will not be making it to Switch just yet, original hack and slash action-adventure title of 2001 for PlayStation 2 platform is announced to arrive this summer and all we are waiting for now is an official release date.

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Devil May Cry Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Last year, Capcom re-released Devil May Cry, Devil May Cry 2 and Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition into one collective bundle as Devil May Cry HD Collection, which sold for $29.99 in retail and mostly received positive feedback from fans.

Whereas DMC HD Collection came offering its original trilogy, Switch version would seemingly be a stand-alone game and that obviously make people wonder why releasing an average priced bundle in other platforms and release only one for Switch!

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Lately, Capcom has been porting Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, Onimusha: Warlords and Okami upon realizing its wide audience reach for their popular old-school games. Ports for Resident Evil 0, Resident Evil and Resident Evil 4 are to arrive later on May 21.

Nintendo platform has never had a Devil May Cry game so far and its upcoming Switch debut can lead to a possible future when Dante eventually joins roster of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, according to game director Hideaki Itsuno.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Capcom Teasing Resident Evil 3 Remake! Again!

Capcom has been teasing photos on twitter that clearly hint at a very possible remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis.

In an absolute knocking the ball out of the park move, developer/publisher Capcom has seen a smashing success with their recent release of Resident Evil 2 Remake that took newcomers and veterans back to roots of survival horror.

Now that they have delivered fans what they have been wanting for years, the company shifts their focus to next Resident Evil game and they most probably are on board with a Resident Evil 3 Remake according to mysterious tease from social media.

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Capcom Teasing Resident Evil 3 Remake! Again!

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While playing as either Claire Redfield or Leon Kennedy in RE2Make, players enter Raccoon City Police Department at a very early point of their journey into zombie apocalypse and come to a massive hole on a wall even before Mr. X arrives.

With Claire standing next to it, Capcom posted a photo of that wrecked wall that clearly teasing of a stalker enemy.



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While Claire and Leon were trying to get out of Raccoon City with little Sherry Birkin, Jill Valentine was looking for an escape as well but her attempts were to evade the titular tyrant monstrosity Nemesis rather than the city itself.

Since events from both RE2 and RE3 are set on Raccoon City, it shouldn't be a big surprise why they already added this part into an early installment. There are good chances for players to revisit similar areas from RE2Make into upcoming follow-up title.

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They also posted another photo of Jill from Resident Evil HD Remaster only a day before, as someone is watching her under a bed. In both cases, she is a lead character in those games and a mysterious stalking foe is hinted heavily.

After RE2 Remake was officially revealed back at E3 2018, Capcom posted a photo of Nemesis on Twitter a month later on Friday the 13th, comparing to another stalking adversary Jason Voorhees, which led fans to believe it a tease to another remake.

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Nemesis provided a unique kind of horror where protagonist character is constantly chased throughout the city blocks by an RPG-wielding unkillable monster, which is hell-bent on eradicating any and every living S.T.A.R.S. member.

According to Twitter leaks from reliable source EVIL VR back in January 2019, developers are currently working on Resident Evil 3 Remake and Resident Evil 8 but are very much interested in delivering RE3 before going back to origin of Eveline. 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Xbox Game Pass to Add Monster Hunter: World, Resident Evil 5 and More

A slew of new games like Monster Hunter: World, Prey, Resident Evil 5 and more are heading to Xbox Game Pass on April, 2019.

Members of Xbox Game Pass monthly subscription service has been noticing some significantly promising wave of titles joining a great collection of over 100 great video games in recent months of 2019, courtesy of Microsoft Studios.

Throughout April 11 to 25, more popular titles are about to join its existing library to allow subscribers access to different franchise and genre where everyone can find something they like and will have fun spending some time with.

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Xbox Game Pass to Add Monster Hunter: World, Resident Evil 5 and More

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Life is Strange 2: Episode 2
After a tragic accident at home, brothers Sean and Daniel had to leave everything behind before hitting the road to reach Mexico. The latter is revealed to have telekinetic power but have no recollection of what happened earlier.

Sea tries to protect his younger brother by teaching him how to control his powers but he falls sick and they are forced to stop at Oregon. For a short while, they were staying at their grandparent's house but then police came looking for them.

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Life is Strange 2: Episode 2 on Xbox Game Pass

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Monster Hunter: World
Enter a vast open-world full of with monsters for some action role-playing game where players take the role of their created character Hunter who are armed with fourteen standard weapons like long bow, hammer or sword to slay those beasts.

By fending off these giant creatures of a fictional "New World", player's character attempts to save Research Commission of Astera, who came here to study Elder Dragons. Often times, you will be aided by assistant handlers from Fifth Fleet during these quests.

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Monster Hunter: World on Xbox Game Pass

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Prey
When researching of an alien species called Typhon goes wrong on space station Talos I due to their hostile takeover, lead character Morgan Yu takes it upon himself to get out of there now that most of their crew members are already killed.

In his quest to find salvation, players get to use a wide range of handy weapons and amazing abilities obtained from killing the Typhons in an open-world setting for first-person shooter that is largely reminiscent of sci-fi classic title System Shock.

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Prey on Xbox Game Pass

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Resident Evil 5
A best-selling game of the Resident Evil franchise, Resident Evil 5 deviates from many core elements of survival horror in favor of a co-op gameplay involving Chris Redfield and Sheva Alomar, eventually turning it into an action game.

Umbrella Corporation has fallen only for a new threat to emerge that takes Chris to Kijuju in Africa. He teamed up with Sheva on a mission to stop bio-organic weapon released by Albert Wesker and met his thought dead former partner Jill Valentine.

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Resident Evil 5 on Xbox Game Pass

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The Golf Club 2
Among all these action and shooting based games, comes a sports simulation in the form of The Golf Club 2 by developer HB Studios and publisher Maximum Games that is designed to deliver most dynamic golf game experience ever.

Aside from enjoying single-player Career mode on your own, players can also join communities online or with friends to play for hours or even compete in tournaments that will earn you fame and money for climbing ranks within them.

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The Golf Club 2 on Xbox Game Pass

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier
Post-apocalyptic episodic graphic adventure of The Walking Dead from developer/publisher Telltale Games continues in its third season, A New Frontier that follows narrative structure of past two seasons with return of protagonist Clementine.

She will come across a disgraced baseball star named Javier Garcia in a race for survival against a group known as New Frontier in a world already infested by undead mob. This latest conflict forces them to rely on each other and reconsider their choices in each turn.

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier on Xbox Game Pass

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If you are feeling interested to grab any piece of these actions, you can simply sign up to a membership for only $9.99 per month or just try out a 14-Day Free Trial offer that charges only $1 for your first month of subscription to the service.

Also, use Xbox Game Pass companion mobile app to get all your notifications on the go and even remotely install your select titles to home consoles. With so many games already in current library and more joining the lineup, you can finally keep tabs on them.