3 items from 2009
Capcom reached a crossroads with the U.S. market after announcing the newly packaged "Resident Evil 5: Alternative Edition" for Japan. The revamped version of the game, which includes new content and features, could either come to North America as new edition of the game or in the form of a download that may have prompted early buyers to flood the secondary market with their used "RE5" discs. After conducting an online poll, however, Capcom has opted to go with Dlc.
"As of this morning, we had close to 1500 people vote for Dlc and close to 900 vote for a new physical product," Capcom's senior director of communications Chris Kramer announced Monday on Capcom-Unity.com. "In addition, we had over 300 comments on the blog posting, which is amazing to all of us here at Capcom.
Kramer admitted the poll's results were close, especially considering that it took place online and may »
- Brian Warmoth
Capcom has revealed new details about the Western release of Monster Hunter 3. According to Kotaku, the game, which was released in August in Japan, could feature WiiSpeak as well as no online fees. Talking about the fees, Capcom's Chris Kramer said: "It's something that we're looking into at the moment and there are a few factors to consider. Firstly, Monster Hunter isn't as popular in the West, so it might put people off. "Secondly, Japan doesn't have Friend Codes, so Capcom run (more) »
- By Liam Martin
The absence of “Dead Rising 2″ at E3 was definitely a bummer but hey, safety first, right? It seems, though, that we’re gonna have to wait a few months before we get another look at the much-anticipated, 7,000-zombies-on-screen rampage.
Speaking with Chris Kramer, Senior Director of Communications at Capcom, at a Microsoft event last night, I asked him when we’d be seeing “Dead Rising 2″ next.
“You’re gonna be seeing ‘Dead Rising 2′ next at Tokyo Game Show. ‘Lost Planet 2′ will have all new stuff at Tokyo Game Show, and also a couple new titles from us, as well as updates of the stuff we showed at E3.”
Unfortunatly there wasn’t much embellishment as to what sorta content they’ll be showing, but it’s definitely important news for those hoping to get a glimpse at the zombiemania at Pax or Games Con.
- Russ Frushtick
3 items from 2009
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