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  • Resident Evil 5 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Resident Evil 5 - Xbox 360 review

    By 12 March 2009

    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
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    Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt gears up for game release

    By 11 March 2009

    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  review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop - Wii review

    By 4 March 2009

    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...

  • Microsoft announces Resident Evil limited edition Xbox 360
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    Microsoft announces Resident Evil limited edition Xbox 360

    By 24 February 2009

    As gamers gear up for the release of the highly-anticipated Resident Evil 5, Xbox is celebrating the franchise's debut on the console with the release of a limited edition console bundle. The Resident Evil bundle will be made up of an exclusive red Xbox...

  • Street Fighter IV - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Street Fighter IV - Xbox 360 review

    By 23 February 2009

    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
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    Dead Rising 2 confirmed in development

    By 9 February 2009

    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...

  • New Resident Evil 5 screenshots
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    New Resident Evil 5 screenshots

    By 6 February 2009

    If you're waiting with baited breath for the release of Resident Evil 5, then this brand spanking new set of screenshots might just give you hope that the wait until the 13 March release date will be worth it...

  • Resident 5 demo hits 1.8m downloads
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    Resident 5 demo hits 1.8m downloads

    By 3 February 2009

    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...

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    Resident Evil 5 demo launches on Xbox Live

    By 26 January 2009

    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...

  • Resident Evil 5 demo confirmed for PS3
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    Resident Evil 5 demo confirmed for PS3

    By 19 January 2009

    Capcom has finally confirmed that PS3 users will be able to get their hands on a Resident Evil 5 demo, but it will be more than a week later than it appears on Xbox Live Marketplace on 26 January. Available from 2 February, the demo will include the same...

  • MotoGP 08 demo now on Xbox Live
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    MotoGP 08 demo now on Xbox Live

    By 23 December 2008

    A downloadable demo of MotoGP 08 has appeared on Xbox Live Marketplace, a few months after its full release in October. You'll need 377MB to get the game, and if you're not at home but have left your console on, you can start the download via web Marketplace...

  • Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix sells 250,000
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    Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix sells 250,000

    By 19 December 2008

    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
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    Resident Evil 5 advert confirms Jill Valentine dead

    By 11 December 2008

    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
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    Street Fighter IV PS3 official joysticks unveiled

    By 4 December 2008

    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
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    Capcom unveils more Resident Evil 5 special editions

    By 2 December 2008

    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?
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    Street Fighter costumes for LBP's Sackboy?

    By 2 December 2008

    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
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    Resident Evil 5 demo uncertain for 2008 in UK

    By 27 November 2008

    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
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    Street Fighter album for free on PSN

    By 27 November 2008

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

    By 25 November 2008

    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
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    Xbox releases details of Xtival 2008

    By 25 November 2008

    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
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    No SSFII Turbo HD for PSN in Europe this week

    By 25 November 2008

    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
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    Capcom wins Dead Rising lawsuit

    By 20 November 2008

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

    By 5 November 2008

    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
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    Street Fighter IV dated for UK

    By 5 November 2008

    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
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    Woman arrested for "killing" virtual husband

    By 24 October 2008

    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...