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  • Street Fighter IV PC version delayed
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    Street Fighter IV PC version delayed

    By 24 October 2008

    If for some reason, you were waiting for Street Fighter IV on the PC, it is not set for the same "winter" release as the console versions, which we reported yesterday. Capcom has insisted that a PC version is still in the making, but unfortunately, can't...

  • Street Fighter IV coming "this winter" for consoles
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    Street Fighter IV coming "this winter" for consoles

    By 23 October 2008

    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
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    Microsoft announces full Lips tracklist

    By 23 October 2008

    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"
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    Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix coming "very soon"

    By 22 October 2008

    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
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    Age of Booty dated for mid-October release

    By 30 September 2008

    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...

  • Capcom's Age of Booty to cost just £5
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    Capcom's Age of Booty to cost just £5

    By 2 September 2008

    Capcom's new real time strategy game, Age of Booty (it's pirate-themed, not pornographic) will be available to buy for just $10, or around £5, the company has revealed. Confimed on the Capcom blog, apparently the price will apply whether you're downloading...

  • Crysis Warhead gets September release date
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    Crysis Warhead gets September release date

    By 14 August 2008

    EA has announced that Crysis Warhead, the sequel to last year's CPU melting shoot-em-up Crysis, will be released in the UK on September 19th. The second installment to the Crysis universe will be a stand alone title, so you won't need to have the original...

  • EA looking to license TV and film rights for Spore
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    EA looking to license TV and film rights for Spore

    By 14 August 2008

    EA is looking to license the TV and film rights for its highly-anticipated game, Spore, with hope of attracting a wider audience. Will Wright, the game's creator, spoke out about the plans in a recent interview, saying that EA wanted to use the further...

  • 17% of US GTA IV buyers were underage
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    17% of US GTA IV buyers were underage

    By 13 August 2008

    As many as 17% of gamers that purchased Grand Theft Auto IV in Amerca were under the legal age of 17 years old, research has suggested. In fact, it seems some children as young as seven were able to get their hands on a copy of the game. The research...

  • Amy Winehouse becomes video game star
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    Amy Winehouse becomes video game star

    By 13 August 2008

    Amy Winehouse has become the star of a new casual game revolving around the troubled singer, although how she'll feel about the content is a different matter. Named "Escape From Rehab", the game sees you taking up control of Amy as she busts out of rehab...

  • Xbox announces MyGig competition
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    Xbox announces MyGig competition

    By 12 August 2008

    Microsoft today announced the opportunity for one music lover to help create the gig of their dreams for real with its MyGig promotion. All budding promoters have to do is create a flyposter to promote their ultimate gig using the online poster creator....

  • Bionic Commando sequel to use Nvidia PhysX technology
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    Bionic Commando sequel to use Nvidia PhysX technology

    By 11 August 2008

    Capcom, Grin Entertainment and Nvidia have jointly announced that Capcom's upcoming Bionic Commando video game will use GPU-accelerated NVIDIA PhysX technology to enhance the game’s debris, smoke, dust, and weapon effects. Bionic Commando, which will...

  • New Resident Evil movie released this year
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    New Resident Evil movie released this year

    By 28 July 2008

    Capcom and Sony Pictures have confirmed that the latest title in the Resident Evil movie franchise will be released later this year. Dubbed Degeneration, the fully CG-animated title was shown off at Comic Con in San Diego last week. The title will be...

  • Marvel boss confirms new Marvel vs. Capcom game
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    Marvel boss confirms new Marvel vs. Capcom game

    By 28 July 2008

    Marvel Productions boss Kevin Feige has confirmed that the company is working to produce another game in its fighting series with Capcom. When asked at Comic Con 2008 if we could expect anything more from the franchise, Feige simply replied: "Yes. And...

  • Capcom to port Dead Rising to Wii
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    Capcom to port Dead Rising to Wii

    By 16 July 2008

    It seems Capcom could be trying to repeat the success it had with the Resident Evil 4 Wii port, by moving the former Xbox 360 exclusive Dead Rising over to the Nintendo console as well. At least that's the plan according to Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu....

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    Resident Evil 5 gets Friday 13th release date

    By 15 July 2008

    Capcom has confirmed that the fifth chapter in the Residential Evil franchise will be released, ready to scare the daylights out of us, on March 13th, 2009. And yes, that is a Friday if you superstitious nuts were wondering. The game will be released...

  • Microsoft to announce 60GB Xbox 360 at E3?
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    Microsoft to announce 60GB Xbox 360 at E3?

    By 9 July 2008

    Could Microsoft be planning to unveil a 60GB Xbox 360 at its E3 press conference next week? It certainly seems that could be the case, according to an intercepted email which appears to be from Microsoft to top retailers GameStop and Blockbuster. Gamers...

  • Capcom to show new game called Flock at E3
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    Capcom to show new game called Flock at E3

    By 9 July 2008

    Capcom has revealed a list of titles it will unveil at this year's E3 expo. It has the usual suspects on there that we could've guessed about - Bionic Commando, Resident Evil 5 and Street Fighter 4 - but there's also a few surprises on there as well....

  • Capcom recruits academic to help brainwash kids
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    Capcom recruits academic to help brainwash kids

    By 30 June 2008

    Capcom has recruited an academic to help develop ideas and techniques on embedding subliminal mind programming into games. But panic not, it's not as sinister as it sounds. Capcom want to develop subliminal lessons in subject areas that children find...

  • New Street Fighter IV publicity posters
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    New Street Fighter IV publicity posters

    By 25 June 2008

    This is Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono holding up the new Japanese Street Fighter IV publicity poster. Despite the fact it looks a little like the GTA IV "IV" poster, we quite like it. There are two different colours of the poster, with the...

  • Get your face in Street Fighter IV
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    Get your face in Street Fighter IV

    By 16 June 2008

    Street Fighter fans have the chance to star in the series' forthcoming instalment by sending their "face" plus a begging letter as to why they should appear as a background character. But, time is running out for those who fancy starring in the classic...

  • Capcom denies Resident Evil 5 racist allegations
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    Capcom denies Resident Evil 5 racist allegations

    By 4 June 2008

    The producer of Resident Evil 5 has denied reports that the game has been toned down following allegations of racism. A trailer of the game released by Capcom was slammed by Newsweek writer N'Gai Croal after he noted it only featured black zombies. He...

  • Street Fighter IV returns
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    Street Fighter IV returns

    By 28 May 2008

    Classic beat-em up Street Fighter is to make a comeback into the living room with the launch of Street Fighter IV on the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC although not the Nintendo Wii. The new game, developed by Capcom will bring back the fighting game series later...

  • Glow-in-the-dark Xbox 360 case
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    Glow-in-the-dark Xbox 360 case

    By 27 May 2008

    Just purely for the fun of it, you can now pre-order this glow-in-the-dark Xbox 360 case to funk up your console's look. By day it is just transclucent so you can see all the inner workings of your console. However, by night it will glow up a bright green....

  • Resident Evil site shows cryptic clip
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    Resident Evil site shows cryptic clip

    By 27 May 2008

    A strange video has cropped up on the official Resident Evil website. Headed "Resident Evil: Countdown", the ongoing clip appears to be of a discarded video camera that is lying on the ground - focused on a bus wreck. Apparently a teaser for the upcoming...