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Having shipped over one million copies of their Romero-inspired zombie massacre sim, Capcom can confidently dub Dead Rising a full-on franchise. Speaking to Gamesindustry.biz, Capcom's head of consumer games confirms that further zombie-mashing titles are due to arrive on consoles in the future (fe...

January 10th 2007 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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Lumines Live! (XBLA) On a big screen with surround sound, Q Entertainment's Lumines Live was easily the most-played game in my library (if you stretch the definition of library to digitally distributed titles). Although I railed against how microtransactions were implemented in this title and still...

January 1st 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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It's the end of one long gaming year and that could only mean one thing, Gamespot has just announced its nominees for 2006 Game of the Year. Among the ten nominees there are quite a few great 360 games on the list including Dead Rising, Oblivion, Rainbow Six Vegas, Viva Piñata, and our littl...

December 22nd 2006 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Gamasutra recently sent a request to its readers from the game industry, asking them to name the games that created a true "quantum leap" in game design this year. Sandwiched in between critical darlings, Okami and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, was Epic's Gears of War in the number 3 spot...

December 20th 2006 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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As Capcom prepares to usher in the next-generation, the company has elected to do some last-minute house cleaning, shoeing a pile of its prized current-gen titles out the door. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Resident Evil franchise and the 5th anniversary of the Devil May Cry franchi...

October 24th 2006 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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For those who have played Dead Rising on a standard definition television, you aren't completely blind yet -- the headline on top is factual. Dead Rising is on sale this week at Best Buy for $39.99, which is cheaper than buying it used from most retailers. Why the strong price drop? No idea, but we...

October 15th 2006 at 4:47pm 0 Comments
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We chose Gabriel's truly terrifying milieu of a zombie infestation, sans zombies, as the winner in the final day of our Dead Rising contest. Everyone knows Phantoms don't exist -- yet, there it is! Gives us the creeps. Of course, don't forget about our other winners: zombie Flanders, vegetarian zo...

September 19th 2006 at 11:45pm 0 Comments
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This week's sales numbers are in for the UK, and the 360 is still topping the charts. The 360 currently has games in four of the top five spots. In order, they are: Lego Star Wars II (#1), Dead Rising (#2), Saints Row (#3), and Test Drive Unlimited (#5). Granted, LSWII is a multiplatform title, but...

September 19th 2006 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Selecting today's winner was especially tough but, after barricading ourselves inside for hours to make the decision, we've chosen Christian's nightmarish vision of this coming November 17th for day three in our four day Dead Rising giveaway contest! When that fated day rolls around, we'll all wist...

September 18th 2006 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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It seems that zombies -- not math or music -- are in fact the universal language. Transcending all cultural barriers, Dead Rising, in its first week of release in the UK, has topped the Euro charts, knocking Saints Row off of the coveted top spot. And Britain loves gangstas, too -- though we must a...

September 13th 2006 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Capcom is luring UK gamers to the chopping mall with a Dead Rising web-game called "Chop Til You Drop." Mince 100 zombies for the chance to win one of 5 t-shirts or, better yet, 200 for a shot at a Sony HDTV. Unfortunately, the rest of the world isn't eligible to win, although you can still waste a...

September 10th 2006 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Dead Rising is DOA on my 360. I loaded the menu ok, but when I tried to start the game, it smacked me with a disc read error, despite being a pristine new copy. The usual "clear the cache' tricks didn't help. But, as suspected, when I removed the hard drive, things worked fine. It turns out plenty...

September 3rd 2006 at 2:00am 0 Comments