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Dead Rising

Dead Rising review

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3 days ago

158 jobs lost as Dead Rising developer Capcom Vancouver closes down

Capcom Game Studio Vancouver - the team behind Dead Rising 2, 3 and 4 - is no more. Confirmed in a statement to Kotaku, the Canadian outfit formerly known as Blue Castle Games is closing their doors today after a series of cancellations. While "a skeleton crew" will remain at the company until January, a total of 158 will lose their jobs. The writing has…

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8 months ago

Major layoffs at Capcom Vancouver throw Dead Rising’s future into question

Worrying news forĀ fans of the Dead Rising series today, as Capcom have officially confirmed reports initially circulated on Kotaku that the Canadian studio formerly known as Blue Castle Games has shed almost a third of its staff. Leaks suggest that projects affected include a mystery game that was supposedly early on in production which has been entirely scrapped, and plans for the next Dead Rising…

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1 year ago

New Humble Bundle features Zeno Clash 2, Resi 4, Dead Rising and more

Humble is back with a brand new bundle - the Humble Capcom X Sega X Atlus Bundle which, for some reason, groups together those three publishers for one big bundle that offers you the chance to pick up games featuring blue hedgehogs, robot arms with stories to tell, FMV silliness, and a mall full of zombies, among other things. Head over to the main site…

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2 years ago

Feature: Frank, meet Jank

Dead Rising review

I've always had a soft spot for the first two Dead Rising [official site] games. Soft spots are the second cousins of nostalgia, and similarly mean that I'll happily make concessions for a series' flaws. The Dead Rising games have rudimentary combat, horrible time limits, and dodgy AI, but I forgive them because the brutal absurdism of the series has always tickled me (except for…

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Go West: Dead Rising Has Arrived On PC

The first Dead Rising [official site] has just arrived on Steam. I installed it and played it for five minutes just to make sure it didn't make my computer bleed or crumble into dust, and so far so good. The reception seems positive, in terms of performance, and this looks like it might be a solid remaster of the 2006 original. Although I've barely touched…

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4 years ago

Ex-Xbone-Exclusive: Dead Rising 3 On PC This Summer

Delightful pre-E3 news has just arrived from the Microsoft bunker. The Kinect will be attached to all future versions of Windows 8, which will in turn be attached to every PC in the world through the magic of Cloud-based infiltration. Empty your recycle bin by performing complex semaphore! Attempt to discover the start button by cartwheeling around your front room, or scratching your head and…

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