Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Capcom

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite gets new story trailer, modes detailed

Capcom has released additional information on Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’s modes and characters, along with a new story trailer. The cinematic features new portions of the story mode, highlighting the heroes from both universes that are joining to fight Ultron Sigma. The studio also revealed that Jedah, Dormammu, Firebrand, and Ghost Rider are joining the roster, bringing the total up to 30. To ensure that the crew are put through their paces, a host of offline modes were confirmed: Story, Arcade, Mission, Training, Versus CPU, and Versus Player 2. Unlockables will also be accessible in Collection, which will host concept art, audio tracks, cutscenes, and general info. Online modes were listed as well, including Casual, Ranked, Beginners League, Lobby, Rankings, and Replay.

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Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 released for console, PC

The Blue Bomber returns for another compilation with the release of Mega Man Legacy Collection 2. The original included the 8-bit releases, while the follow-up bundles together Mega Man 7, 8, 9, and 10. Additionally, bonus content has been included to beef up the package, such as a Challenge Mode with trials and boss rushes, a Museum with concept and production art, a Music Player, and the DLC packs for Mega Man 9 and 10.

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Resident Evil Revelations coming to PS4, Xbox One, bundle for NS

Current-gen gamers will soon be able to experience an updated port of the original Resident Evil Revelations. Seen as a return to form, Revelations follows Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as they investigate the infested cruise liner Queen Zenobia. The new version will feature 1920×1080 resolution, an improved framerate, greater environmental detail, refined creature movement, and all previously released downloadable content as unlockable rewards. Raid Mode will also return with online support, along with The Ghost Ship: Chaos, a revamped stage with more powerful weapons, additional upgrade possibilities, and different enemy placement. This version is also going to support four different control schemes, based on titles from throughout the series. Switch owners aren’t being left out, either, as a Revelations 1 and 2 bundle is slated to hit the console in the near future.

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Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition released for iOS

Street Fighter IV returns, sorta. Capcom has returned to the long-running entry with a new release for iOS, Street Fighter IV: Champion Edition. The follow-up to Street Fighter IV Volt features 25 characters, including three new fighters (Dudley, Ibuki, and Poison); four difficulty levels; Arcade and Versus multiplayer; and updated graphics, with wide-screen support. A tutorial has also been added for newcomers.

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Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 bringing 7-10 to PC, PS4, Xbox One

Capcom will be following up their Mega Man Legacy Collection with a second bundle that collects four additional titles. The first two harken back to the 16- and 32-bit days, Mega Man 7 and 8, while the remaining two slots are taken up by the retro-inspired releases from last generation, Mega Man 9 and 10. As with the first collection, the title will include a number of extras, such as a Museum with info and production art, remixed stages for an extra challenge, checkpoints, and optional extra armor.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite launching in September, editions detailed

After months of waiting, we have some new info on Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. Kicking things off, the two-versus-two fighter has been officially dated for September 19. Players will also get the chance to explore more of the universe in Story Mode, which also got a new trailer, posted below. Eight characters have also joined the fight: Hulk, Thor, Hawkeye, Rocket Raccoon, Chun-Li, Strider Hiryu, Ultron, and Chris Redfield. Additionally, two special editions were also revealed. The $89.99 Deluxe Edition comes with the game and the six-fighter 2017 Character Pass, one of whom is Sigma. The $199.99 Collector’s Edition bundles the pass, a case filled with Infinity Stone replicas, and four character dioramas of Iron Man, Captain Marvel, Mega Man X and Chun-Li. All versions come with a pre-order bonus that adds Warrior Thor and Evil Ryu costumes, while Deluxe Edition also adds two more costumes, Gladiator Hulk and Mega Man Command Mission X.

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Disney Afternoon Collection brings 6 Capcom classics to console, PC

Capcom is going full-on 8-bit today with the release of The Disney Afternoon Collection. The six-title compilation bundles Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers, Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers 2, Darkwing Duck, DuckTales, DuckTales 2, and TaleSpin. Each title has been updated with HD graphics along and supplemented by an in-game Museum filled with art and title history, a Rewind feature, and two modes, Boss Rush and Time Attack.

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Dead Rising 4 to get story DLC on April 4, golf-themed DLC soon

Dead Rising 4 will be received a new single-player add-on next month. Frank Rising, scheduled to launch on April 4, finds Frank amidst a new outbreak in Willamette, only this time he’s one of the infected. All’s not lost, as he can make a full recovery if he can make it to a cure in time. Along the way, as his body begins to change, he will grow stronger and gain new abilities. Of course, the downside is that he can no longer eat food and must munch on survivors. Also announced is Super Ultra Dead Rising 4 Mini Golf. Releasing this spring, players will unlock special golf clubs, balls, and costumes, while Frank comments on his swings. Power-ups will also tweak the rules as players go solo or try for the highest score with four friends online or in local turn-based co-op. Both drops are part of the season pass.

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1942 Mobile released for Android and iOS devices

Shooter fans itching to blast on the go can now download Capcom’s WWII vertical shooter 1942 for Android and iOS. The handheld version, 1942 Mobile, features leaderboard support, the ever so important ability to barrel roll, and two modes, Casual and Classic. The game is currently $.99 during the launch period and will be $1.99 thereafter.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard now available for console and PC

After freaking out PSVR owners with its unsettling demo, Resident Evil 7 biohazard has launched for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Described as “an incredibly realistic horror experience,” the first-person survival-horror title puts players in the role of distraught husband Ethan Winters. Ethan is searching for his missing wife in Dulvey, Louisiana, when he comes upon a seemingly abandoned plantation. During his investigation, he comes across the strange Baker family, who attempts to stop him by being murderous freaks. After uncovering the mystery, players will be able to continue with post-release support that will include several downloadable packs. Up first, and set to launch “shortly,” is Banned Footage Vol. 1 and Banned Footage Vol. 2, which will add two scenarios as well as a bonus mode. An additional story episode, Not a Hero, is also set to launch later this year, and will be free when it goes live this spring.

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