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Capcom unlikely to port back-catalogue to Wii U

Recent releases Resident Evil 6, Street Fighter X Tekken and Okami HD are unlikely to be ported to Wii U. That’s because Capcom has revealed that it is not currently planning on re-releasing any of its recent titles on Nintendo’s hardware. When asked on the Capcom Unity blog whether or …

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David Reeves steps down as Capcom Europe’s COO

Industry stalwart and former PlayStation Europe boss David Reeves is stepping down as Capcom COO in January, MCV can reveal. He will return to the consultancy and advisory role he held before he was appointed COO in March 2010. Over the past three years I have been very fortunate to …

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"Weakened" sales of Resident Evil 6 force Capcom to lower forecasts

Capcom has lowered its net income predictions by nearly a third for the year ending March 31st. It had previously forecast 105,000m in net sales, 15,700m in ordinary income and 9,800m in net income. These numbers have been reduced to 93,500m, 10,000m and 9,500m respectively. The publisher admitted that while …

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GameStop bags exclusive special edition of DmC: Devil May Cry

Devil May Cry fans will have to head to GameStop if they want to get their hands on the Son of Sparda Edition of the upcoming reboot. Under a new deal between GameStop and Capcom, the SKU will only be available through GameStop, EB Games or Micromania in Europe and …

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Resident Evil 6 PC dated for March, console update arrives next month

Capcom has revealed when PC gamers will get a crack at Resident Evil 6, as well as when the next free title update will land for consoles. RE6 will be available for Windows, as well as release through Steam, on March 22nd of next year. The game launched in early …

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Capcom turns fan-made crossover game into free official release

Capcom has revealed a community-friendly development for fans of the Mega Man and Street Fighter franchises. The publisher will celebrate the end of Street Fighter’s 25th anniversary, as well as the beginning of Mega Man’s 25th anniversary, with the free official release of a fan-made crossover effort that brings the …

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Retailers tell us what they really think in this week’s MCV

This week’s MCV isnow available to view online – and it boasts our huge annual retail survey. The survey reveals who the High Street thinks was the best publisher, moment and distributor of 2012, amongst others. It also discusses its hopes for Christmas and what we can expect from 2013. …

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Who’s Capcom gonna call? Ghostbusters!

Capcom has tasked studio Beeline Interactive with making a brand new Ghostbusters game, which is due out in early 2013. The Ghostbusters brand was chosen in particular as Capcom hopes it will appeal to a male audience – an ideal counter to Smurf’s Village’s female heavy user base. Beeline has …

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Devil May Cry reboot ‘was always going to upset people’

The decision to reboot Devil May Cry was always going to upset some fans, Capcom has admitted. The new game – which launches on January 15th – was initially greeted with dismay by vocal Devil May Cry fanatics. Gamers were unhappy with the new direction, the new UK?developer and even …

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IGN eSports deal for Capcom fighting games

Capcom’s most popular fighting franchises will be part of the IGN Pro League tournament in 2013. Next year’s eSports competition will include Capcom’s Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and Street Fighter X Tekken, putting fans of fighting games centre stage at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Along with the …

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