Press Release: CAPCOM¬® ANNOUNCES THE CAPCOM UNITY VISA¬® PREPAID CARD
Capcom¬® Entertainment, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced a game industry trendsetting program to allow Capcom community members to show their fan spirit with a unique Capcom Unity Visa¬® prepaid card.
This is not a credit card, but an innovative user-funded prepaid card that works anywhere Visa debit cards are accepted, earning a precedent-setting series of cash back, points on Capcom's community website Capcom-Unity.com, accelerated rewards from select retail and merchandise partners, discounts and exclusive access.
Most importantly, Capcom's enthusiastic fan base will be able to pay for dinner, get money from an ATM or buy games with a Visa card featuring some of the most recognizable video game characters on the planet, from games such as Street Fighter¬® IV and Resident Evil¬® 5.
"The Capcom Unity Visa is a truly unique program, a...
253w ago - Reloaded for the latest generation of hardware, Bionic Commando sees the return of the ultimate fusion of man and machine who became a firm favourite with gamers around the world some 20 years ago with the release of the 8-bit original on the NES.
Bionic Commando features Nathan Spencer (voiced by former lead singer of Faith No More, Mike Patton), as a government operative who, after distinguishing himself in a fierce conflict against the Imperials, is betrayed and falsely imprisoned by the very people he unquestioningly served.
Press Release: BIONIC COMMANDO DATED
London - February 5th 2009 - Capcom¬®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today confirmed that the highly anticipated Bionic Commando will be released on the Xbox 360™ video Game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment's PLAYSTATION¬®3 (PS3™) this May across Europe with a PC version available in the following months.
Five years later, on the day he is due to be executed for his supposed crimes, an experimental weapon detonates in Ascension City, unleashing an immensely powerful earthquake coupled with a radiation shockwave that leaves the city in ruins, wiping out its populace.
Military intelligence suggests that a large terrorist search...
253w ago - Today Capcom has confirmed the planned DLC for Street Fighter IV for both the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft's XBox 360 console as follows:
You might have seen some early, somewhat confusing reports about SFIV DLC- now you can get the story straight from the horse's mouth (that's us).
We're talking match replays! Expanded rankings! Enhanced matchmaking! A hat for Blanka! Read on for all the details, and check out our exclusive new screens of the alternate costumes...
Capcom is pleased to announce the first expansion pack for Street Fighter IV. Championship Mode expansion pack will add several unique and gameplay enriching options to Street Fighter IV's already robust feature set free of charge post launch. Street Fighter IV's Championship Mode Expansion Pack will include:
• Replay Mode - Record, upload, and download top matches to share with the Street Fighter IV community. Players can analyze top tiered fighters matches, leave voter feedback for others, and share their own triumphant victories.
• New Points System - Two new points systems to measure your skill (Championship and Tournament Points)
• Enhanced Tournament Matching System - Skill level matching...
254w ago - Capcom producer Ben Judd shared his opinion on Bionic Commando: Rearmed with Gamasutra recently, stating that excluding online play from Rearmed was "the right choice."
To quote: "After seeing the large amount of headaches, additional production time and cost that comes with adding online, I'm glad we made the choice not to include it."
He noted that many digitally distributed games are plagued with online problems and that "additional sales would not have been equivalent to the additional pains" needed to add online play to the game.
While we certainly have to agree that digitally distributed games have their share of online problems - something any XBLA user can tell you - we can't help but imagine the glories online play could have brought to Bionic Commando: Rearmed.
256w ago - Capcom has given us a look at the upcoming Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition with the following shots.
The collectible extras will include a "Tricell messenger bag, Chris Redfield figurine, BSAA patch and Kijuju-inspired pendant." A second disc will include "The Making of Resident Evil 5" feature, a digital art gallery, and a Resident Evil Degeneration trailer.
The Kijuju-sized collector's edition will hit PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, running $90 when it is released alongside the $60 standard edition on March 13.
Capcom is pleased to announce the Resident Evil 5 Collector's Edition. First teased last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, the Collector's Edition will be available on day one of the game shipping Friday, March 13, 2009.
Available for only a limited time, gamers will be able to pre-order the collectible set starting today at the Capcom store at www.capcom.com. On launch date, the set will be available at all major retailers in North America with a price of $89.99 for the Xbox 360 and PLAYSTATION 3.
For fans of the highly popular series, the box set is not to be missed as it will include a host of never-before-seen collectible items not available anywhere...