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CAPTIVATE 08: ‘This is our strongest ever line up’

Capcom believes its 2008 line up will let it to compete at the top end of the market and will surprise the industry. The firm celebrated its 25th anniversary at Captivate in Las Vegas last week, and showed off some of its big upcoming releases including Resident Evil 5, Dark …

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CAPTIVATE 08: Spyborgs landing on Wii

Capcom has officially unveiled Spyborgs for Wii at its 2008 Captivate event. Developed by Bionic Games, Spyborgs follows a team of super spies and takes its inspiration from TV cartoons with levels split into episodes, complete with ad breaks. Spyborgs coming exclusively for the Nintendo Wii is a departure from …

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Street Fighter IV confirmed for consoles and PC

It might not be a huge surprise, but Capcom’s confirmation that its upcoming arcade title Street Fighter IV will also be coming to consoles and PC is certainly welcome news. A release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC is anticipated later this year, though no firm street date has yet …

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Capcom profits up 33%

Ahead of the publisher’s quarter century in the business (in June), Capcom has posted strong financial results for the year ending March 31st 2008. Net sales for the firm hit 83 billion Japanese Yen (approx $803m), up 11.5 per cent year-on-year, while net profit increased by a whopping 33 per …

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Capcom makes Mark Beaumont COO

Mark Beaumont has been promoted to chief operating officer of Capcom in North America and Capcom Entertainment Europe, as well as maintaining his position on the Capcom Board of directors. Beaumont had been serving as Executive Vice President, Officer, and head of the consumer software publishing business in North and …

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Okami dated for Europe

Capcom has confirmed that Okami is to arrive on European shores on Friday June 13th. The Zelda-inspired critically-acclaimed adventure originated on PlayStation 2, and has been ported to Wii with new controls and 480p widescreen mode. It was released in the US on April 15th to favourable reviews (Metacritic rating …

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JAPAN: Monster Hunter fever returns

Whilst its appeal in the West can probably still best be described as niche, the Monster Hunter series seemingly has no limits in Japan as the latest instalment has again secured best-selling status. Monster Hunter Portable 2G has already sold over a million copies in Capcom’s native Japan after just …

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Capcom snaps up Tenchu developer

Capcom is to acquire Japanese studio K2 , developer of the Tenchu series of stealth games. The acquisition will be completed via an exchange of stock, with 201,720 Capcom shares to be issued to K2’s stakeholders. For the full story, visit MCV’s sister site Develop.

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