London, June 15, 2010– Capcom ® , a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today unveiled its future line-up of titles during the 2010 E3 Expo in Los Angeles. In addition to revealing a variety of new content for previously announced titles, Capcom gave attendees their first opportunity to get their hands on the highly anticipated games MARVEL TM vs. CAPCOM ® 3:Fate of the Worlds for PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft ® ; the PlayStation ® Network and Xbox LIVE ® online entertainment network downloadable title Bionic Commando TM Rearmed 2 and the Xbox 360 exclusive prologue for Dead Rising TM 2, Dead Rising 2 TM : CASE ZERO.
Attendees will also get their first taste of Resident Evil TM 5: Gold Edition using the PlayStation ® Move system. Players will use the PlayStation Move motion controller to aim their weapons and take out the masses of infected Majini that have taken over the small African village of Kijuju. Resident Evil 5 gets a whole new feel as a free downloadable update featuring the PlayStation Move system will be made available exclusively for Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition owners.
Capcom’s full roster of titles on display during E3 2010 included:
Bionic Commando Rearmed 2: Nathan Spencer returns as a daring, elite soldier equipped with special bionic abilities. In the sequel to 2008’s retro-flavoured sidescroller, Spencer will have to face his greatest challenge yet as General Sabio, a new technologically sophisticated foe, is on the brink of launching a deadly missile attack. In addition to his trademark bionic grappling hook used to traverse lush new environments, Nathan Spencer has upgraded his abilities to include the much requested jump move, new weapons and upgraded moves for his bionic arm. Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 is headed to Xbox LIVE and PlayStation ® Store in Q1 2011.
Dead Rising 2: Dead Rising 2 shifts the action from the everyday world of mid-West America introduced in Dead Rising TM , to the glitz and glamour of Fortune City, America’s latest and greatest entertainment playground. People flock to Fortune City from around the globe to escape from reality and the chance to win big. The original Dead Rising allowed gamers to turn everyday objects they found in a Mall into improvised weapons capable of fending off attacks from hundreds of zombies on screen at any one time. Dead Rising 2 promises to increase the carnage as players can combine found objects to create unique and powerful weapons which will make the undead dead. Cooperative gameplay allows two players to team up at any time to massacre the hordes of zombies they encounter. Dead Rising 2 also allows players to experience the carnage of Terror is Reality with a series of multiplayer challenges for up to four players via online play.
Dead Rising 2: CASE ZERO: A unique and stand alone piece of content, Dead Rising 2: CASE ZERO will introduce players to the main protagonist, Chuck Greene, and game play features of Dead Rising 2 ahead of its release. Available exclusively to Xbox 360 owners via Xbox LIVE, Dead Rising 2: CASE ZERO is set two years after the Willamette incident chronicled in the original Dead Rising and three years before the action of Dead Rising 2. Players purchasing Dead Rising 2: CASE ZERO who then go on to buy Dead Rising 2 will be able to carry over character attributes earned such as Player Level, to a maximum of five, Prestige Points alongside skills, Combo Cards and a number of alternate outfits.
Ghost Trick TM Phantom Detective: Created by the original director of the Ace Attorney ® franchise, Ghost Trick Phantom Detective introduces Sissel, a murder victim who gains the special power to possess and manipulate objects. On top of being dead, he’s lost his memory. He uses his newfound powers to solve the mystery of his suspicious demise while changing the fate of many. Ghost Trick TM Phantom Detective is headed to the Nintendo DS TM this winter.
MARVEL TM vs. CAPCOM ® 3: Fate of Two Worlds: This year’s E3 will be your first chance to get your hands on one of 2011’s most-anticipated titles. Come by the booth to experience the brand-new fighting system and battle it out in frenetic 3-on-3 matches. Rock out with long-awaited DANTE from Capcom or challenge him as Marvel’s DEADPOOL; breaking the fourth wall with his distinctive fighting style inspired by the comics. And it’s all presented in stunning HD courtesy of Capcom’s MT Framework TM , an advanced version of the graphics engine used for Lost Planet TM 2 and Resident Evil TM 5.
MotoGP TM 09/10 DLC: New to the 2010 season of the MotoGP, Silverstone Circuit will be included as part of the first free update to MotoGP 09/10. Released on March 23, MotoGP 09/10 includes all the tracks and racers from the 2009 season with downloadable updates to the tracks, riders, teams and liveries for the 2010 season available as the season unfolds providing the most up to date MotoGP experience than ever before.
Okamiden TM : Taking place many months after the events of Okami TM , Okamiden follows the adventures of Chibiterasu– a young sun god who is summoned to protect and restore colour to a darkened land. Armed with the powerful Celestial Brush and a vibrant cast of partners each with unique powers and abilities, this little god is ready to make its mark on the world. Okamiden is headed to the Nintendo DS in 2011.
Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition with PlayStation ® Move: Utilizing an update released simultaneously with the PlayStation Move system, Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition will be enhanced this fall with a brand new control scheme incorporating next generation motion tracking technology into the game. The latest chapter in the critically acclaimed franchise, Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition includes the original best-selling game and all downloadable content, including two new playable episodes that take you deeper into Resident Evil 5 lore.
Sengoku BASARA TM : Samurai Heroes: Set during a tumultuous period of Japanese history, Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes follows players as they fight their way to the climatic battle of“Sekigahara.” Players will master the fists, swords, spears, bows, and guns of more than a dozen fierce samurai warriors in battles against hundreds of opponents. On their journey to the final battle, unleash powerful and spectacular BASARA arts or make use of Hero Time to decimate as many enemies as possible. Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes comes to PS3 TM and Wii TM this autumn.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil ® , Street Fighter ® , Mega Man ® and Devil May Cry ® . Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com.
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