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Capcom to Plunder digital downloads

Publisher Capcom plans to increase its focus on the digital download market with the launch of new IP Plunder. The firm’s digital output began in 2006 with the release of Street Fighter II Hyper Fighting, and it released Rocketman: Axis of Evil only last week. However Capcom’s senior European marketing …

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Wii version of Okami delayed

The Wii version of one of the most beautiful games of recent times, Capcom’s Okami, has seen its US release delayed by three weeks, CVG reports. Now scheduled to arrive on April 15th, Okami first appeared on PS2 in 2006. Its heavy use of a play mechanic called the Celestial …

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Capcom recruiting on the back of large dev drive

In a post on its US blog , Capcom has officially begun the hunt for a swathe of new development, revealing that it has 15 different games projects on the go in the process. Amongst the positions being advertised are the likes of studio art director, senior producer, producer, senior …

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Resident Evil Zero: Wii Edition unveiled

Capcom is readying Resident Evil 0 for Wii, according to Famitsu. The game is to use full Wii Remote controls, and follows in the footsteps of last year’s successful Resident Evil 4. Resident Evil 0 was previously released for Nintendo’s GameCube and was later re-visited in the recent Resident Evil: …

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DMC4 sells 2m

Devil May Cry 4 has sold two million copies worldwide, making it the fastest selling instalment in the series. The publisher claims that its decision to take the game multi-format was the reason for its success. Devil May Cry was previously a Playstation exclusive series. The Devil May Cry franchise …

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UK CHARTS: Devil May Cry swings into top spot

Devil May Cry has made it to the top spot of the ChartTrack All Formats Top 40, something it hasn’t done in the franchises’ history. The ex-PlayStation exclusive has managed it with a little help from the Xbox 360, which accounted for 61 per cent of the game’s sales. Mario …

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Capcom forecasts 15 per cent full-year profit jump

Resident Evil publisher Capcom has raised its full-year revenue and operating profit forecasts, citing better-than-expected sales of game software. The Japanese firm said in a statement that operating profit will probably rise 20 percent to 11.5 billion Yen ($108 million).That represents a 15 percent increase from its previous forecast of …

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Dead Rising 2 farmed out West?

It was one of the first triple-A titles on Xbox 360 upon its release in late 2006, and now rumours of a sequel to Dead Rising have emerged – along with some speculation concerning a change of development duties. The March issue of US games mag EGM claims that the …

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