Capcom archive

  • Capcom sets sights on Hollywood
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    Capcom sets sights on Hollywood

    By 23 May 2008

    Capcom has announced plans to team up with Hollywood studios, and do for video games what Marvel has for comics on the big screen. The company's president, Haruhiro Tsujimoto, said he wanted to revitalise video game movies and see more of them making...

  • New Street Fighter IV screenshots
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    New Street Fighter IV screenshots

    By 2 May 2008

    Those eagerly awaiting the new Street Fighter IV can get another insight into what the game has in store with new screenshots released by Capcom. The new releases show all the baddies from Street Fighter II – Balrog, Bison Sagat and Vega – making...

  • Okami Wii gets Euro release date
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    Okami Wii gets Euro release date

    By 1 May 2008

    Capcom has announced that Okami for Wii will be released across Europe in June. The Wii version of the PS2 game has been out in the States for a while, and although there has been disagreement over the Wii-specific additions, the reviews have been overall...

  • Devil May Cry 4 - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Devil May Cry 4 - Xbox 360 review

    By 1 February 2008

    Devil May Cry is back for a fourth instalment, but should you bother? We get slaying to find out. Coming from the producer of the original Devil May Cry and Resident Evil 4 games, the game sees you play as Nero, a young knight, as well as Dante from previous...

  • Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Resident Evil Umbrella Chronicles - Nintendo Wii review

    By 8 December 2007

    After the bloody amazingness that was Resident Evil 4, a lot has been expected of Umbrella Chronicles. But rather than simply take the zombie packed series to the next level, Capcom have decided that what we all crave is a Resident Evil based light gun...

  • Capcom Street Fighter coming to mobiles
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    Capcom Street Fighter coming to mobiles

    By 17 August 2007

    Capcom has announced that fans of the Street Fighter series will soon be able to while away hours on the train by playing the arcade classic on their mobile phones. Street Fighter II: Champion Edition will be available for the mobile from September 2007....

  • Resident Evil 4 - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Resident Evil 4 - Nintendo Wii review

    By 5 June 2007

    Claimed by some to be the "Best game ever made" the classic zombie slasher has made it to the Nintendo Wii, so should you get excited? We took a look at Nintendo's Wii house in the heart of London to find out. First seen in January 2005 on Nintendo's...

  • God Hand -  PS2 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    God Hand - PS2 review

    By 6 February 2007

    Remember those days when the good old 2D beat-em-up was king? When Final Fight, Double Dragon and Streets of Rage took up all our console gaming time as we kicked millions of arses over and over and over… Well we’ve been lacking some decent fighting...

  • Okami - PS2 review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Okami - PS2 review

    By 2 February 2007

    To say that Okami immediately strikes you as, well, Japanese is like stating that Scarlet Johansson is only a little bit hot. Starring the Japanese sun god Amaterasu in the guise of a gorgeously detailed white wolf, you traverse this ink and watercolour...

  • Lost Planet - Xbox 360 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Lost Planet - Xbox 360 review

    By 25 January 2007

    If Capcom continue how it's been doing the last few years they’re going to clean up. We’re thinking of the likes of Dead Rising, Okami, Resident Evil 4, Killer 7, Viewtiful Joe and Devil May Cry 3. This massive Japanese corporation is steeped in gaming...

  • Ultimate Ghosts N Goblins - PSP review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Ultimate Ghosts N Goblins - PSP review

    By 5 September 2006

    Capcom’s recent output has been something pretty special. Starting with Resident Evil 4 and taking in the likes of Killer7 and Viewtiful Joe 2, they’re a special kind of game maker. Everything they touch seems to turn to pure gold. Well, not literally....

  • Capcom Classics Collection Remixed - PSP review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Capcom Classics Collection Remixed - PSP review

    By 26 July 2006

    Some people are always eager to try and convince you that the old days were better. You know, when black and white TV was all new and exciting and you could leave your back door unlocked and return to find your home in one piece. These people are wrong...

  • Street fighter alpha anthology - PS2 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Street fighter alpha anthology - PS2 review

    By 12 July 2006

    The Street Fighter series still holds the hearts and minds of many a beat ‘em up fan. While the likes of Tekken and Soul Calibre offer greater visual flare, ye olde 2D Street Fighter still matches them punch for punch on playability. Well makers Capcom...

  • Resident Evil 4 - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Resident Evil 4 - PS2 review

    By 18 November 2005

    Resident Evil 4, found on GameCube’s everywhere at the beginning of the year has made its way to the PlayStation2. Capcom, creator of the Survival horror series has bought more ghastly horror for gamers to revel in. But is the latest offering fright...

  • Without Warning - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Without Warning - PS2 review

    By 11 November 2005

    Imagine a PS2 version of the TV show 24 and you have just imagined Without Warning. But does its novel time shifting and character changing, combined with its highly predictable ‘defeat the terrorists’ storyline combine to make an innovative new game?...

  • Nightmare before Christmas - Oogies revenge review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Nightmare before Christmas - Oogies revenge review

    By 14 October 2005

    If you've seen The Nightmare Before Christmas then you'll know that Tim Burton's plasticine world is a very strange one indeed. So why should a video game be any different? It's not and all the weirdness of the movies is here in full gory glory. The game...

  • Haunting Ground - PS2 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Haunting Ground - PS2 review

    By 20 May 2005

    Whether it's because we're getting desensitized to violence and horror through video games and the cinema or whether it's just because I'm getting older nothing seems to scare that much anymore. I haven't had a jump out of my seat gaming moment since...

  • Devil May Cry 3 - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Devil May Cry 3 - PS2 review

    By 15 April 2005

    Devil May Cry 3 is the latest incarnation from the Devil May Cry hack and slash series. This time, serving as a prequel, you pick up the story several thousand years after the demon warrior Sparda raised his sword against the unholy demon world to save...

  • Shadows of Rome - PS2 review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Shadows of Rome - PS2 review

    By 18 February 2005

    The release of Shadow of Rome comes a few years late, you might think, in the wake of Ridley Scott’s epic film ‘Gladiator’. Now there’s been time for Gladiator fever to subside, get ready to wield your own gladius. Shadow of Rome is set in the...

  • PlayStation game that will wipe your memory card
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    PlayStation game that will wipe your memory card

    By 1 December 2004

    Sony has admitted that promo copies of Viewtiful Joe 2 will wipe out any saved games you have stored on your memory cards in your PlayStation 2 at the time you put the disc in. The glitch disc, was sent to over 1 million PlayStation 2 owners. A Sony spokesman...

  • Resident Evil Outbreak - PS2 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Resident Evil Outbreak - PS2 review

    By 13 October 2004

    Resident Evil has had a long history, with successful games, and less successful movies. Outbreak is the latest offering from the horror masters so we put it through its paces - more of the same, or a new kind of horror? The first thing that strikes you...