Posts Tagged ‘Capcom’

Dragon’s Dogma Trailer Clambers Up A Cyclops

Capcom’s party-based action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen [official site] sounds great, from what I’ve heard, a weird new surprise from a company who spend too long mining former glories. I’m sold simply on the idea of you and your AI pals clambering up big beasties to stab soft spots, really. I was writing for a multiplatform site when Dragon’s Dogma first came out on consoles, so I’ve seen a whole lot of it, but maybe you haven’t? Here, watch this new video that’s somewhere between an introduction and a collection of tips:

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Street Fighter V Hitting The Streets On February 16th

You’ve got four months to build thumb callouses by tapping on walls, work on your speed and agility with shadowtapping, and build bone density destroying a bamboo stem with your phalanges, as Capcom have announced Street Fighter V [official site] is coming on February 16th, 2016. They’re also confirmed the stretchy Dhalsim is returning for the brawl, and spoken a bit more about their plans to keep adding new fighters in updates rather than new releases.

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Street Fighter V Enters Beta October 24

Capcom have announced the first Street Fighter V [official site] beta test on PC, to run October 24-25. And if you’re sick of that PS4-owning mate who’s been bragging on about getting console access to the beta two days prior, you’ll be able to kick his virtual arse as the beta features cross-platform play.

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Street Fighter V: Laura Gets Leaked, Zangief Gets Trailer

It appears Laura – a Brazlian jiu-jitsu-fighting, lightning wielding, half-finished braided hair-sporting brawler – is to be the next brand new addition to the Street Fighter V [official site] roster of characters. Although Japanese publication Famitsu posted and then pulled several images of Laura stepping-to with Ryu on Friday, NeoGaffers were quick to capture the action shots and thus allow me to deliver them to you right now. Oh, and Zangief’s in and has a new trailer. Happy weekend.

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Not Resident Evil: Multiplayer Spin-off Umbrella Corps

This is not a Resident Evil game.

Umbrella Corps sounds like the name of an English regiment in an WW2 spoof movie starring Adam Sandler. Under the leadership of Sir Lance Corporal Wilbert Bottombugle, the Umbrella Corps turn their noses up at Sandler until “that blasted Yank” saves the day by accidentally blowing up Oberleutnant Schnauzersniffer’s sausage stash. The Queen awards him a medal, then squeezes his bum.

Not quite. Umbrella Corps [official site] is actually a competitive team-based shooter spin-off from Resident Evil. Capcom announced it today at the Tokyo Game Show, and are planning a 2016 release.

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Street Fighter V Reveals New Fighter But Wait, Wrestling!

Capcom have revealed a brand new fighter throwing down in Street Fighter V [official site], the wind-whirling Rashid, but look, his unveiling has mostly reminded me that I never told you about a ridiculous and amazing older character confirmed to return in the new punch ‘em up. Yes yes I know you may want to learn about Rashid and I’ll get to the Middle Eastern scrapper soon but first: check out the absurdity of wrestler Rainbow Mika, who pumps the crowd and calls her tag-team partner to pummel peeps:

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Capcom RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen Heads To PC

Unexpected and welcome news has just reached us from Capcom HQ. No, we’re not going to get a Megaman Battle Network Legacy collection on PC but there is a port incoming – intriguing RPG Dragon’s Dogma [official site], in its expanded Dark Arisen edition, will be landing on PC in January.

“The PC version will feature stunningly high-res graphics and improved fidelity, as well as support for both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers, as well as a traditional keyboard and mouse control scheme.”

It’s a fantasy RPG with AI controlled party members who are referred to as “pawns”. I haven’t played it but I have a soft spot for it already because one person I know, who has terrible taste in everything, thinks it’s a load of cobblers.

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