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There was a time – when he was working at Capcom, creating the likes of Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry, and Viewtiful Joe – that Hideki Kamiya didn't say much. In fact, he hated doing interviews. Something's changed, because now that he's at Platinum Games, the historically low-key dire...

September 4th 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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A reader of Capcom Unity, Capcom's official blog, posed a bold question to the crew during the blog's "Ask Capcom weekly roundup." He wanted to know why Capcom had 'forsaken the PSP.' He got the idea after listening to a silly rumor made by a friend and then further worried having seen Capcom's min...

August 18th 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Their later musical crimes may keep them off of our 100 favorite artists list, but we have to admit that Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney were exactly right in the classic song "Ebony and Ivory" when they sang:"Ebony and Ivory, shoot together in perfect harmony. Side by side in some Japanese store,...

August 6th 2008 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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A poster on Capcom Unity's forums has received an answer to the question of whether Devil May Cry 4 and Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix will be getting the trophy treatment and it is no. Capcom feels that DMC4 already has "its own little trophylike system" and the Puzzle Fighter team has mov...

July 5th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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We've seen Dante sit proudly atop many things; piles of enemies, thrones and building tops, to name a few. Now we can add "Capcom release calanders" to that list, as Devil May Cry for PSP is currently resting at the top of Capcom Japan's recent and future games list. Sure, there's no release date a...

July 4th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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[Update: riot from Gamespark.jp – along with our own Andrew Yoon – let us know this listing has apparently been on Capcom's Japanese website since as far back as 2005. What's the deal, Capcom?]Rumors that Devil May Cry would be theatrically shooting its way onto the PSP are about as old...

July 4th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Following the Cannes Film Festival this past week, Bloomberg Japan is reporting that Capcom might be looking to capitalize on its hottest video game properties through various film deals. The strategy, according to Bloomberg, would closely resemble one struck by Marvel Comics years ago, where movie...

May 23rd 2008 at 7:55pm 0 Comments
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You know the industry's come a long way when consoles are no longer the exclusive domain of androgynous, sword-waving jackasses with glowing demon arms. Capcom has sent us a reminder that the Personal Computer version of Devil May Cry 4, the latest (and commercially successful) entry in its slash-a...

April 23rd 2008 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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This is it. It's 4th and goal, the home stretch, the appropriate metaphor. If you want a win a copy of Devil May Cry 4, you have 3 hours to do so as of this post. For one last shot at winning, head over to the official giveaway post and enter. It's easy. Just follow the directions and enter. As usu...

April 4th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Adaptive difficulty (also called Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment) is a game mechanic in which play becomes easier or more difficult depending on how well you progress. If you keep dying in the course of the game, the action ramps down a bit until it's at a more manageable level. This can be seen in th...

April 3rd 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Just a quick reminder, we're still accepting entries for our latest Fanswag giveaway, in which you can win a shiny new copy of Devil May Cry 4. We don't care what you do with it if you win. You can use it for target practice, use it as a coaster, whatever you want. Heck, you could even play it if y...

April 2nd 2008 at 5:15pm 0 Comments