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Dead Rising zombies set to invade your living room next, with full-length film for Crackle

Dead Rising zombies set to invade your living room next, with full-length film for Crackle

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If you love zombies and video games, then you will love what Sony's Crackle streaming service has in the works.Variety has reported that production company Legendary Digital Media has green-lit the Dead Rising videogame franchise by developer Capcom.... >>

Dead Rising 3 review
4.0 stars

Dead Rising 3 review

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Capcom’s Dead Rising series has become a benchmark for Microsoft’s gaming hardware. When the original was released in 2006, it was the first Xbox 360 game that was truly "next-gen" - its shambling zombie hordes just wouldn’t have been technically... >>

Dead Rising 3 Xbox One preview

Dead Rising 3 Xbox One preview

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The first Dead Rising and its sequel were an acquired taste. Not taking themselves too seriously in the zombie slaughtering stakes, yet levying almost ludicrously difficult game mechanics on the player, both have attained cult status and many eyes, therefore,... >>

President Evil: US candidates made over Resident Evil 6 style

President Evil: US candidates made over Resident Evil 6 style

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To mark Resident Evil 6 hitting shops today (2 October), Capcom has cheekily reimagined the two candidates for the forthcoming US presidential election as zombies.The pictures illustrate what could happen to President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt... >>

Capcom embarrassed by 'Resident Evil: Revelaitons' cover typo

Capcom embarrassed by 'Resident Evil: Revelaitons' cover typo

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Capcom has apologised for releasing 90,000 copies of Nintendo 3DS game Resident Evil: Revelations in the US with a spelling error on the spine. It also jokingly claims that a shrink-wrapped version of "Resident Evil: Revelaitons" could be a special edition,... >>

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D
3.0 stars

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D

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Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D should have been a cause for jubilation. Finally we have a game that shows what the 3DS can do, proving that Nintendo's newest handheld can handle graphics of Resident Evil 4 calibre, if not quite Resident Evil 5. Sure,... >>

Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds

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Prepare to be confused, baffled and totally bewildered. Even if you’re not given to pondering why the Incredible Hulk might want to lay the smackdown on Streetfighter’s Ryu in a Resident Evil laboratory, or why Wolverine might pick a fight with Devil... >>

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
4.0 stars

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

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With all the hoo-ha this week over the upcoming launch of the Nintendo 3DS, with its launch line-up heavy with remakes, reboots, updates and conversions, it strikes us that the games we'll remember from the DS era aren't the usual big name franchises... >>

Super Street Fighter IV 3D - 3DS quick play preview

Super Street Fighter IV 3D - 3DS quick play preview

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Super Street Fighter IV is heading to the 3DS bringing the 23-year-old beat-em-up series into the crazy world of handheld 3D action.And although we've known that the title was going to launch on the 3DS for a while now, this is the first time that we've... >>

Dead Rising 2
3.5 stars

Dead Rising 2

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For Chuck Greene, it's going to be a rough 3 days. In an America still reeling from the zombie apocalypse detailed in the first Dead Rising, this one-time motorcross champ has come with his young daughter, Katie, to the casino resort of Fortune City,... >>

Capcom throws its weight behind political zombie gathering

Capcom throws its weight behind political zombie gathering

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When it comes to zombie video games, there's only really one publisher that springs to mind. Capcom has had incredible success with its Resident Evil franchise, and Dead Rising is soon to get a sequel (24 September in the UK) with the imaginatively titled... >>

Street Fighter and Tekken square up for ultimate brawl

Street Fighter and Tekken square up for ultimate brawl

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Two titles, two different dimensions and two different developers.The seemingly impossible mash-up between Street Fighter and Tekken is happening, and what's more - it's happening twice.Capcom will be developing Street Fighter X Tekken, featuring Tekken's... >>

iPhone and iPad games sale now on

iPhone and iPad games sale now on

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To celebrate the forthcoming Comic Con in San Diego, running from 22 - 25 July, Capcom has dropped the prices of its iPhone and iPad games, presumably to get the attention of the swarm of comic book fans wandering past its booth.Resident Evil 4 is reduced... >>

Lost Planet 2 - PS3
3.0 stars

Lost Planet 2 - PS3

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Lost Planet: Extreme Condition was a game that nearly had it all. Designed as a flagship title for the Xbox 360, Capcom's game was a conscious effort to marry the dynamics of a Western shooter with the style of a Japanese action game, meaning that on... >>

Paddy Power to take Super Street Fighter IV bets

Paddy Power to take Super Street Fighter IV bets

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Punters will be able to bet on the winner of a videogame challenge for the first time ever, thanks to Paddy Power's momentous decision to open a book on a forthcoming Super Street Fighter IV bout.The match between two of the UK's most respected beat-em-up... >>

Monster Hunter Tri - Nintendo Wii
3.5 stars

Monster Hunter Tri - Nintendo Wii

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Monster Hunter Tri sticks out like a sore thumb on the Wii, and we mean that in a good way. It's epic in length, slow to develop, rich, exciting and - should you get into it - hopelessly addictive. It's jam-packed with complex systems, and has one of... >>

Street Fighter IV for iPhone fights its way into App store

Street Fighter IV for iPhone fights its way into App store

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Street Fighter IV, spawned from the classic Street Fighter II Turbo that you no doubt spent many an hour playing, perhaps even bunking school to do so, has hit the iPhone App store for those looking to go retro.Available to buy from today in both the... >>

Dark Void - Xbox 360
2.5 stars

Dark Void - Xbox 360

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Where did it all go wrong? When it first made an appearance, Dark Void looked to have it all - an interesting premise, a cool retro sci-fi style, a winning combination of gunplay and aerobatics, a dashing hero, romance and lots of derring-do. The finished... >>

Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up

Project Natal: EA, Ubisoft, Konami and others sign up

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Microsoft has said that it has signed big name publishers like EA and Activision to create new games for it's yet to be released Project Natal. Talking at the Tokyo Games Show in Japan, Microsoft confirmed that publishers actively working on games for... >>

Bionic Commando - Xbox 360
3.5 stars

Bionic Commando - Xbox 360

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Fans of old school gaming will no doubt remember both the original Bionic Commando, as well as the impressive remake released as a digital download last year. Starring a hero packing a huge grappling hook that allowed him to hook onto platforms and head... >>

Resident Evil 5 sells more than UK top ten combined

Resident Evil 5 sells more than UK top ten combined

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It seems Resident Evil 5 certainly wanted to make its debut into the UK All Formats chart this week a memorable one, as it stormed straight in at number one, selling more copies than the rest of the titles in the top ten combined. Chart-Track also confirmed... >>

Pocket-lint reader finds missing Resident Evil head

Pocket-lint reader finds missing Resident Evil head

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As we reported, Capcom's publicity stunt for the launch of Resident Evil 5 that saw a number of replica, gory, chopped up body parts hidden around central London went wrong as the company lost a number of the parts. Since then one Pocket-lint reader has... >>

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt stunt goes "wrong"

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt stunt goes "wrong"

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It seems publicity stunt organisers who hid a number of gory replica body parts around Central London this morning as part of a Resident Evil 5-themed treasure hunt, have lost their heads. Literally. From the three heads, three torsos and 12 arms and... >>

Resident Evil 5 - Xbox 360
4.0 stars

Resident Evil 5 - Xbox 360

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After the sheer brilliance that was Resident Evil 4, what on earth could Capcom do to top one of gaming’s true classics? Well, if Resident Evil 5 is anything to go by, simply churn out a whole new batch of the same old action. This time the setting... >>

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt gears up for game release

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt gears up for game release

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In what can only be described as a hint of marketing genius, Capcom has organised a Resident Evil-themed treasure hunt in London on Thursday 12 March - the day before the game's release. Fans who register their details with residentevil5@capcomeuro.com... >>

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop - Wii
2.5 stars

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop - Wii

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Released way back in 2006 on the Xbox 360, Dead Rising was an enjoyable zombie-packed romp. It packed potentially hundreds of zombies on screen at any one time, and you had the chance to obliterate them in any way you saw fit. Only an irritating save... >>

Street Fighter IV - Xbox 360
4.5 stars

Street Fighter IV - Xbox 360

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Ask just about anyone under the age of 30, and they know what Street Fighter is all about. Whether they owned a Mega Drive or a SNES, had an older sibling packing a copy, or a vague friend who hosted some multiplayer sessions, everyone has enjoyed the... >>

Dead Rising 2 confirmed in development

Dead Rising 2 confirmed in development

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Capcom has confirmed that Dead Rising 2 is in development, and will be making its debut on PS3 and PC, as well as returning to Xbox 360 where it was so successful 3 years ago. Having been almost pushed into a statement after leaked footage of the game... >>

Resident 5 demo hits 1.8m downloads

Resident 5 demo hits 1.8m downloads

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Capcom has seen an impressive interest in its demo for the upcoming Resident Evil 5 game, with 1.8 million downloads stacked up in just over a week. And lest we forget, this number is just from Xbox 360 members alone - Gold members managed to rack up... >>

Resident Evil 5 demo launches on Xbox Live

Resident Evil 5 demo launches on Xbox Live

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The Resident Evil 5 demo has gone live on Xbox Live today, one week ahead of the demo's release on PSN. Currently the demo is only available for Xbox Live Gold members, but will be made available for Silver members from 29 January. The demo features three... >>

Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix sells 250,000

Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix sells 250,000

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Capcom's Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix has sold a massive 250,000 copies in just over three weeks. Those sales are just from Xbox gamers as well, the game is currently only available on XBLA, with no sight of it on PSN and no word as to when... >>

Resident Evil 5 advert confirms Jill Valentine dead

Resident Evil 5 advert confirms Jill Valentine dead

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A two-page advert in Japanese video game magazine Famitsu, has hinted as to what Capcom's Resident Evil 5 will have to offer us in way of a plot. The advert promoting the game depicts the game's male protagonist Chris Redfield putting flowers on the grave... >>

Street Fighter IV PS3 official joysticks unveiled

Street Fighter IV PS3 official joysticks unveiled

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This pair of joysticks for Street Fighter IV bring that arcade feel to the PlayStation 3. Mad Catz has developed both official Street Fighter IV "FightSticks", one in a regular edition, the second in a "Tournament Edition" which the company has said will... >>

Capcom unveils more Resident Evil 5 special editions

Capcom unveils more Resident Evil 5 special editions

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Capcom's Japanese website has let PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers in on what extras they can expect from console-specific special editions when the game launches next year. The PS3 version will include a making-of video extra, which according to the translation... >>

Street Fighter costumes for LBP's Sackboy?

Street Fighter costumes for LBP's Sackboy?

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First Sackboy got Sephiroth and Solid Snake costumes, now it looks like Sony has lined up four Street Fighter IV costumes for the LittleBigPlanet character to wear, ahead of the game's release in February next year. The costumes are of Chun Li, Guile,... >>

Resident Evil 5 demo uncertain for 2008 in UK

Resident Evil 5 demo uncertain for 2008 in UK

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Capcom has said on its official blog that the West won't get a demo for Resident Evil 5 at the same time as Japan, where the survival-horror sampler will be available on 5 December. In fact, Resident Evil 5 is so anticipated in Japan, it's actually been... >>

Street Fighter album for free on PSN

Street Fighter album for free on PSN

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Capcom is being very generous in the run-up to Christmas, and has decided to offer the Street Fighter Underground Remix album for free on the PlayStation Network. This is to celebrate the release of SSFII Turbo HD Remix - at least in the States. Capcom... >>

You're in the Movies set for 28 November UK release

You're in the Movies set for 28 November UK release

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After the release of Microsoft's "You're in the Movies" in the US last week, Microsoft is gearing up for the release of the game in the UK on 28 November. Developed by Codemasters and Zoë Mode, the game uses the Xbox Live Vision Camera to transport players... >>

Xbox releases details of Xtival 2008

Xbox releases details of Xtival 2008

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It seems that the Guitar Hero event on Xbox Live we told you about last week is set to be part of a bigger event called Xtival, something Microsoft is describing as a "three day non-stop party available to all Xbox 360 owners". Starting from midday on... >>

No SSFII Turbo HD for PSN in Europe this week

No SSFII Turbo HD for PSN in Europe this week

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Any PS3 gamers waiting for Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix in Europe won't be seeing it this week, Capcom has confirmed. SSFII Turbo HD was released in the US today on the PlayStation Network, and will be available worldwide from tomorrow on Xbox... >>

Capcom wins Dead Rising lawsuit

Capcom wins Dead Rising lawsuit

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Capcom has won its court battle against the MKR Group, who sued the publisher claiming that its Dead Rising game had copied the format of the Dawn of the Dead films. However Judge Richard Seeborg has ruled in favour of Capcom, stating that the video game... >>

Heidi Klum dances in her pants for Guitar Hero: World Tour

Heidi Klum dances in her pants for Guitar Hero: World Tour

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It's all guns blazing in the run up to the release of Guitar Hero World Tour and Rock Band 2, and both are pulling out the stops to get gamers to choose theirs over the competitor. Still, it seems Activision think they know exactly what gamers want to... >>

Street Fighter IV dated for UK

Street Fighter IV dated for UK

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Capcom has announced its full Q1 line-up, that will see the highly anticipated Street Fighter IV hit shelves in the UK in February 2009. The game is due for release on February 20th 2009, a week before the Wii edition of Dead Rising which is all set for... >>

Woman arrested for "killing" virtual husband

Woman arrested for "killing" virtual husband

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It seems its been quite the week for MMO crime. First two Dutch teens were convicted of virtual theft, and now a Japanese woman has been arrested after offing her virtual husband on the free MMO, MapleStory. The 43-year-old teacher was married to a man... >>

Street Fighter IV coming "this winter" for consoles

Street Fighter IV coming "this winter" for consoles

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Anyone anticipating the release of Capcom's latest addition to the Street Fighter series, the publisher has released a few details as to when we can expect it. Capcom has said that Street Fighter IV will be released "this winter", and that Europe can... >>

Microsoft announces full Lips tracklist

Microsoft announces full Lips tracklist

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Microsoft has announced the Lips, the equivalent of SingStar for the Xbox 360, will be available on 21st November, and has also released the full track list on the game. Lips boasts two wireless motion-sensitive microphones that come with the game, that... >>

Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix coming "very soon"

Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix coming "very soon"

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Street Fighter fans will be able to get their hands on Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix "very soon", according to Capcom. However, the publisher couldn't give an exact date as to when we can expect the game, which is being released for Xbox 360... >>

Age of Booty dated for mid-October release

Age of Booty dated for mid-October release

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Capcom's pirate-themed strategy game, Age of Booty, is set for release on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network and PC by the middle of October. Xbox gamers will be the first to get it on the 15th October, with the PSN having it for download from the... >>