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Capcom sues Koei Tecmo over patent infringements

Capcom is suing fellow Japanese publisher Koei Tecmo for patent infringements that allegedly involve 50 of the latter firm’s titles. Siliconera translates a report from Japanese publication Sankei, which claims Capcom is seeking around $9.43m in damages. The amount is equivalent to a license fee of around 10 per cent …

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New Resident Evil spotted on Xbox website

Another week, another Resident Evil game. This time Capcom looks set to release Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (or Biohazard Revelations 2, as the series is called in Japan). The game was leaked on the official has surfaced on a number of European retail websites, before being pulled. But then it …

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Original Resident Evil being remastered for PS4, Xbox One, PC and last-gen

Capcom has announced a 1080p remake of its 1996 survival horror classic Resident Evil. THe assets released so far appear to show a build based around the 2002 GameCube remake, although this new version will have an all-new visual makeover, complete with the option to switch between 16:9 and 4:3 …

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Capcom reports revenue drop in quarter lacking new releases

Capcom has navigated through a tough first quarter, thanks to continued strong sales of Dead Rising 3 and Monster Hunter titles. The publisher emerged from the three-month period without a single new release battered, but not broken. The company notes a drop in both sales and net income, but those …

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Monster Hunter Freedom Unite now available on iOS app store

Capcom’s Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is out now on Apple’s app store for iOS devices. The mobile game based on Japan PSP release Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G can be purchased for $14.99, with Capcom promising no hidden costs” and no additional fees after download” in the first lines of …

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Dead Rising movie is coming… to Crackle

The Dead Rising movie is coming… but to Sony’s video-on-demand service Crackle. Back in the old world of doing things, any production that skips cinema is viewed negatively. But in today’s digital age, the fact that a film is coming to a streaming channel is no bad thing. The film …

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Capcom investors abandon takeover protection scheme

The door has been opened for a possible acquisition of Japanese publisher and developer Capcom. That’s one interpretation of the news that in its most recent investor meeting Capcom chose not to renew a ‘takeover defence plan’ that was first implemented in 2008. The measures were designed to stop a …

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Yoshinori Ono resigns from Capcom Vancouver

Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono has quit Capcom. I resigned from the director position about Capcom Vancouver,” he said on Twitter. Thanks good staff of Capcom Vancouver, and Dead Rising staff. I had take some time, I think over very carefully about next things. I’d like to watch TV …

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Capcom refutes pay-to-win Street Fighter V comments

Street Fighter V won’t offer pay-to-win DLC, despite claims from one Capcom exec that it will. EventHubs reported that Capcom president and COO Haruhiro Tsujimoto told an E3 audience that the game’s developer is trying to steer away from making the next game such that skilled players will win, but …

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VIDEO: New Deep Down video arrives, but European release not yet confirmed

A new trailer for Capcom’s Deep Down suggests the action RPG is coming on very nicely. The Dark Souls-esque short of the still un-dated PS4 title points to the game being a visual performer, offering tactical combat and a range of assorted monsters to tackle. Less positive, however, is confirmation …

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