CAPCOM ANNOUNCES RESTRUCTURING OF ESPORTS AND MEDIA LICENSNG BUSINESSES INTO CAPCOM MEDIA VENTURES (CMV) ENTITY LOS ANGELES (May 1, 2019) – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced a restructuring of its esports and media licensing business units. The new entity, dubbed Capcom Media Ventures (CMV), formed on March 1, 2019 and manages all of the company’s global esports initiatives outside of Japan including Capcom Pro Tour (CPT) and Street Fighter® League (SFL) as well as Capcom’s entertainment licensing efforts. “Los Angeles has become a major hub for esports production and it’s one of the global centers of Street Fighter fandom,” said Midori Yuasa, CEO, Capcom Media Ventures. “Our presence in the city gives us intimate access to those resources and community thought leaders. In addition, there are obvious benefits for our media licensing team to be based so close to our Hollywood partners.” Capcom […]Continue reading
The legendary samurai adventure Onimusha: Warlords returns today, launching for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Steam. Set in a feudal world filled with magic, samurais and demon warriors, this classic game is available digitally today on all formats across North America and Europe for MSRP $19.99/€19.99/£15.99. Fans in North America have the option to purchase physical copies of Onimusha: Warlords for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. To celebrate the release of Onimusha: Warlords, Capcom has revealed a brand-new Launch Trailer. This release of Onimusha: Warlords captures the thrilling action and cinematic story of the original 2001 release, which achieved over 2 million copies sold worldwide, with updated features fitting of today’s modern video game systems. The sword fighting action-adventure now includes high-definition graphics, widescreen display option, analog stick support, a readily available Easy Mode option, new soundtrack and a new ‘honor’ in-game achievement system. Onimusha: Warlords follows the battle-filled journey of samurai Samanosuke Akechi and ninja […]Continue reading
With outstanding game development expertise and capability, NeoBards Entertainment is working to bring the classic survival game Onimusha: Warlords to PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC platforms! The re-release of Onimusha: Warlords, due on on January 15, 2019, will include high-definition graphics, widescreen support, a new control scheme designed for analog sticks, a new soundtrack, and a “readily available” easy mode option. It will also include new Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese language options, to enhance the play experience. A Japanese version of the re-released Onimusha: Warlords is due on December 20, 2018. Onimusha: Warlords will be available digitally for $19.99. Capcom will also release the game physically for PS4 and Xbox One. Originally released in 2001, Onimusha: Warlords stars the samurai Samanosuke Akechi and ninja Kaede on a mission to save Princess Yuki from demons who serve the evil lord Nobunaga Oda. The first Onimusha was originally developed as a spinoff […]Continue reading
Oh look, it’s ranking-update time again! With that in mind, here’s the top 30 rankings in UK, Japan, and the USA for the period between September 18th to October 2nd, as of 14:13 GMT: UK 01. Undertale (8-4) 02. Minecraft (Mojang / Microsoft) 03. SEGA AGES: Sonic The Hedgehog (Sega) 04. Super Mario Party (Nintendo) | 2x Gold Coins Pre-Purchase 05. Capcom Beat’em Up Bundle (Capcom) 06. Hollow Knight (Team Cherry) 07. The Way Remastered (SONKA) | 80% Off 08. Stardew Valley (Chucklefish) 09. Surgeon Simulator CPR (Bossa Studios) 10. FIFA 19 (Electronic Arts) 11. Cities: Skylines – Nintendo Switch Edition (Paradox Interactive) 12. Overcooked! 2 (Team 17) 13. Violett (Forever Entertainment) 14. Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD (Square Enix) 15. Into the Breach (Subset Games) 16. Risk of Rain (Hopoo Games) 17. Dead Cells (Motion Twin) 18. Thumper (Drool LLC) 19. Dragon Ball FighterZ (Bandai Namco) 20. Mario Kart […]Continue reading
Capcom today announced Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle, a new collection featuring seven games that pay tribute to the classic era of arcade side-scrolling co-op games. Releasing September 18, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam for MSRP $19.99 in North America, Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle features seven of these classic beat ‘em ups, including two never before ported titles, in one essential collection. A new trailer showcasing this action-packed nostalgia trip can be viewed here. Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle includes Final Fight (1989), The King of Dragons (1991), Captain Commando (1991), Knights of the Round (1991) and Warriors of Fate (1992), which gamers may remember from arcades or previous console releases. Armored Warriors (1994) and Battle Circuit(1997) have previously only been available in arcades, rounding out the collection providing an opportunity for gamers that may have missed out on that era a chance to play these retro gems at home. All of these titles exemplify some of the best side-scrolling games […]Continue reading
Everyone looking forward to the highly anticipated Mega Man 11 can test their mettle ahead of the game’s October 2nd release. Take on the formidable, and rather smug, Block Man in the new free downloadable demo, available now on Nintendo Switch™, and available September 7th on the PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X.
In the demo, players can choose from multiple difficulty levels before stepping into the boots of Mega Man himself with robot dog Rush by his side. In a stunningly hand-drawn, technically advanced pyramid environment, players are encouraged to use various tools including the new Double Gear system and various boss weapons to bust Block Man and absorb his powers.
Release date: 10/2/2018
Genre: Action Platformer
Brand: Mega Man®
Get ready to join Mega Man X on exhilarating robot busting, fast-paced action adventures in the classic Mega Man X series. Mega Man X Legacy Collection (includes X1-4) and Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 (includes X5-8) bring all eight games from the futuristic X series to current platforms with a range of new bonus features. Each collection is now available individually digitally and at retail as a combo pack in North America beginning today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC. Both collections will see Mega Man X and friends rise up against deadly hordes of adversaries known as Mavericks as they try to restore peace to a post-apocalyptic world! To celebrate the release of Mega Man X Legacy Collection and Mega Man X Legacy Collection2, Capcom has released a brand-new launch trailer which you can watch here: The Mega Man X series powered up the blue bomber and introduced several new mechanics to the classic Mega Man formula including powerful armor upgrades, […]Continue reading
The legendary series returns with the brand new Mega Man 11 during the 30th anniversary year in Late 2018. The classic series takes a leap forward in visual presentation in Mega Man 11 with a 2.5D design direction introducing beautiful, completely hand-drawn characters and environments. A freshly redesigned Mega Man takes on Dr. Wily’s berserk machines, defeating Robot Master bosses and taking their weapons, in an ever-evolving fight for justice with new and unique enemy designs. This will be a great entry for both fans and newcomers to the series to dive into as it retains its signature challenge while offering a variety of difficulty options.. Here is the latest Torch Man update including character art, a video and some all new screen shots: Mega Man 11 Torch Man art: The SDCC Mega Man 11 Torch Man Video: And finally some great Mega Man 11 Torch Man screen shots for you all:Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, CA (July 09, 2018) – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, and Pure Imagination Studios, the award-winning independent micro-studio that combines proprietary technology with groundbreaking storytelling are in production on a computer graphics animated special that will expand upon the universe of “Monster Hunter™,” Capcom’s blockbuster game series. The two companies will produce and co-finance the special with Pure Imagination overseeing domestic and international sales. Joshua Fine (“Ultimate Spider-Man” (STARZ)) wrote the special. Production will be completed this Winter and the special is expected to premiere globally in 2019. The 3D animated special, dubbed “Monster Hunter™: Legends of the Guild,” tells the story of a brave young man determined to prove himself as a monster hunter worthy of recognition. His chance will come all too soon when he discovers that his remote village lies in the path of an Elder Dragon—a veritable force of […]Continue reading
Are you up to the X Challenge? We previously announced that all eight Mega Man X games will be coming to modern platforms via two collections: Mega Man X Legacy Collection, featuring Mega Man X, X2, X3, and X4, and Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2, featuring X5, X6, X7, and X8. Both of these collections come with the new X Challenge Mode, pitting X against pairs of Mavericks out for revenge. We’ve got a brand-new video showcasing a handful of these match-ups for you, alongside an amazing sweepstakes opportunity no Mega Man fan will want to let pass them by! Check out the video above for brand new info on X Challenge mode, including some of the tricky sets of bosses you’ll have to take down. Even the most seasoned Mega Man X players will have to step up their game to defeat these Maverick duos and settle the score once and for all. Get equipped with both collections […]Continue reading