Posts tagged with "Capcom"

Resident Evil (Biohazard) 20th Anniversary Retrospective

Resident Evil (Biohazard) 20th Anniversary Retrospective
That dog… A dog crashes through a window. Reading that, many would wonder, “What’s so scary about that?” Yet it happens to be an iconic gaming moment, one that defined Resident Evil (known as Biohazard in Japan). This was most likely the first jump-scare that players encountered in the game during their exploration of a mansion. Walking down an L-shaped corridor, a Cerberus, an infected dog, comes crashing through a window. As you... 

Capcom confirms that a Resident Evil 2 remake is in development

Capcom confirms that a Resident Evil 2 remake is in development
Last month Capcom took to the official Resident Evil Facebook page, asking fans for their “honest and frank opinion” on a Resident Evil 2 remake. It would appear that they have listened to the feedback and are officially going ahead with it. Yoshiaki Hirabyashi a.k.a. H, from R&D Division 1 and the producer on the title submitted a proposal to Capcom, who eventually gave the remake the green light. A “special message” from Hirabyashi was... 

Capcom wants your opinion on a Resident Evil 2 remake

Capcom wants your opinion on a Resident Evil 2 remake
A few weeks ago a video emerged showing footage from an unofficial fan made Resident Evil 2 remake, using Unreal Engine 4. Given the huge response to this, it would appear that Capcom have also noticed it, prompting them to ask fans for their opinion on a Resident Evil 2 remake. The unofficial Resident Evil 2 Reborn project came about from a group of fans at the Italian studio InvaderGames. They stated that the aim of the project was to “create... 

Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster set for release early 2016

Resident Evil 0 HD Remaster set for release early 2016
Last month, a Resident Evil 0 HD remaster was announced, set to be released on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC. This week, an exciting new trailer for the remastered game was released. Resident Evil 0, which was released in Europe on Nintendo GameCube in 2003, is a prequel to the first (and rather difficult) game, which made its debut on the original PlayStation back in 1996. The game’s protagonists are S.T.A.R.S member... 

Gameplay trailer for Street Fighter V

Gameplay trailer for Street Fighter V
After a trailer was accidentally leaked out for Street Fighter V last week, Capcom rushed to remove it from YouTube. When it did officially emerge, they also showcased a special gameplay trailer. The Rise Up trailer shows just how far the Street Fighter franchise has come and where it will go. What many noted from this trailer was the words, “Exclusively on PS4 and PC.” When Capcom revealed Street Fighter V at the PlayStation Experience, Sony’s... 

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014

Record numbers as 110,000 attend MCM London Comic Con October 2014
The UK’s biggest comic convention continues to shatter attendance records, as last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con saw more than 110,000 sci-fi, comic book, videogame and anime fans flocking to the bi-annual London event at the ExCeL. In total, 110,197 people came through the doors during the 24-26 October weekend, smashing the previous record of 101,600 at the last show in May and 88,000 in October 2013. “We’re delighted that so many people... 

Resident Evil HD Gameplay Demo with D.C. Douglas at MCM London Comic Con

Resident Evil HD Gameplay Demo with D.C. Douglas at MCM London Comic Con
It’s been 18 years since Capcom’s survival horror classic Resident Evil was first released on the Sony PlayStation. The success of the game has turned Resident Evil into a huge franchise, resulting in sequels, spin-off titles and movies. A remake of the original Resident Evil was released in 2002 for the Nintendo Gamecube, which saw a complete overhaul of the graphics, as well as new gameplay and story elements. Next year Capcom will be releasing... 

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist panel at MCM London Comic Con (October 2014)

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist panel at MCM London Comic Con (October 2014)
Photo by Josh McCullough After hosting a panel at MCM London Comic Con in May, director, co-writer and star Joey Ansah returned to promote the release of Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist on DVD and Blu-ray. This time he was joined by producer Jacqueline Quella, Akira Koieyama (who plays Gouken), Gaku Space (who plays Goki), Mark Killeen (who plays Mr. Masters), director of photography James Friend, composer Patrick Gill, and costumer designer Emily... 

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 to be released as four downloadable episodes – first trailer

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 to be released as four downloadable episodes – first trailer
After a cryptic teaser with “hidden secrets”, Capcom have now released a trailer for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 that features footage from the game itself. The game centres on one of the original survivors of Raccoon City, Claire Redfield. She has since joined Terra Save, a non-government organisation that helps the victims of biological and chemical weapons. When Terra Save’s headquarters are attacked, Claire and her co-workers, including... 

D.C. Douglas and Courtenay Taylor at MCM Scotland Comic Con

D.C. Douglas and Courtenay Taylor at MCM Scotland Comic Con
Glasgow’s con-goers were treated on the Saturday of MCM Scotland Comic Con to a special panel hosted by two talented voice actors, D.C. Douglas and Courtenay Taylor. Both are well-known amongst fans of Resident Evil and Mass Effect. Together they’ve been credited with over 200 roles in voice acting, covering a plethora of video games and animated shows. Here’s a selection of highlights from the panel. The first question came from a young... 
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