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With titles like Dead Rising and Lost Planet, it seems that Capcom has developed a taste for western cuisine, at least in how it applies to game development. This observation was echoed by Capcom exec Christian Svensson, who in a recent interview noted belief that the Osaka, Japan-based company coul...

April 14th 2008 at 9:50pm 0 Comments
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We heard the rumblings of this coming earlier this month, but now it seems like it's official: MKR Group, which owns the rights to George Romero's Dawn of the Dead, has sued Capcom for similarities between the zombie flick and Capcom's Dead Rising, both of which feature zombies in a shopping mall....

February 26th 2008 at 12:55pm 0 Comments
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The latest issue of EGM is imparting some spicy rumors upon us. Perhaps most shocking is word that Capcom may be passing the buck on Dead Rising 2, leaving the sequel in the hopefully-capable hands of a North American developer. The rumor doesn't state which studio would be working on the Dead Ris...

February 5th 2008 at 11:27am 0 Comments
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The third installment in the franchise took a lot of steps in order to reclaim the throne of awesome that was stripped away by the missteps made in the second title. Taking place first chronologically, Devil May Cry 3 tells the story of how Dante got his full demonic powers, his brother Vergil, and...

February 4th 2008 at 9:02am 0 Comments
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The second entry into the Devil May Cry franchise had a lot of high hopes pinned on it. People were upset they didn't get the option to play as Trish in the first game and the control scheme should be easy to rectify. What's more, people were promised bigger environments, more bosses, and most impo...

February 4th 2008 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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Devil May Cry 4 arrives on PS3 this week, signaling the long-revered franchise's jump to the current generation. How did the series become as beloved as it is today? Join us as we take a retrospective look on the long-running legacy of the Devil May Cry series. It all began back in 2001 when Cap...

February 4th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Considered by many to be one of the best games available on the Xbox 360, most of us thought a sequel to Dead Rising was a certainty. It may then come as a surprise to fans to learn that the game is currently not in production at all. In a recent interview, Keiji Inafune told Game Informer that he'...

July 26th 2007 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Mmmmm, angry brains. Despite what we've been told, apparently Dead Rising 2 is not in production according to a Game Informer interview with producer Keiji Inafune. Inafune says that it is something he would "love" to make, but his responsibilities at the moment don't allow for that kind of time. He...

July 26th 2007 at 1:43pm 0 Comments
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This info is definitely not lost in translation with the universal language of numbers. According to Capcom's own sales records (chart after the break), neither Lost Planet nor Dead Rising broke 100K units sold in Japan. This isn't really the most shocking of news given the sales of the Xbox 360 in...

June 6th 2007 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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As part of their 2006 fiscal year reporting, Capcom released sales numbers that prove that Japan hasn't been feeling Lost Planet or Dead Rising. According to their numbers, both games sold pretty well in North America and Europe, Dead Rising selling 730,000 and Lost Planet selling 810,000 copies in...

June 6th 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments