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News: Sony Executive to Star in Dragon's Dogma Online

Sony Executive to Star in Dragon's Dogma Online

But it's not Kaz Hirai

Missed opportunity, Capcom – missed opportunity. As part of a livestream overnight, the publisher announced that a Sony executive will appear in upcoming MMO Dragon's Dogma Online – but it's not Kaz Hirai. Instead, it's Sony Computer Entertainment Japan president Atsushi Morita who's been repurposed in the game –...

News: Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Readies for Round Two

Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Readies for Round Two

Ken you believe it?

Street Fighter V is spoiling for a fight – and it's going to host a five day royal rumble starting 28th August. Following last week's European server stress test, the brawler's PlayStation 4 beta will return proper this weekend. This means that if you've got the client installed on your console, you should be able to enjoy...

News: Dragon's Dogma Online's Launch Trailer Has Us Begging For a Western Release

Dragon's Dogma Online's Launch Trailer Has Us Begging For a Western Release

Burned alive

"Damn you, Dragon's Dogma Online!" we cry as we drop to our knees, knowing full well that Capcom's aware of our plight, yet refuses to give us even a whiff of a Western release. The massively multiplayer online role-playing game finally launches in Japan in just a few days, so the publisher's rolled out a launch trailer to remind us...

Review: Mega Man Legacy Collection (PS4)

Mega Man Legacy Collection (PS4)

Six of the best

Despite Capcom's best efforts to forget that he even exists, Mega Man's popularity with players endures regardless of the lack of fresh outings. Such is the gaming public's adoration of this pint-sized hero that they will gleefully crowdfund spiritual successors (Mighty No. 9, we're looking at you) in lieu of a genuine Blue Bomber...

News: From Resident Evil Zero to Hero in New PS4 Gameplay

From Resident Evil Zero to Hero in New PS4 Gameplay

Silly Billy

While the announcement of Resident Evil 2 for the PlayStation 4 may have overshadowed Resident Evil Zero HD somewhat, Rebecca Chambers' locomotive adventure will still launch first. You may be wondering how the ex-GameCube exclusive is holding up on Sony's new-gen system, then – and we come bearing good news. Indeed, it looks great –...

News: Street Fighter V Fights Back with Fresh PS4 Beta Today

Street Fighter V Fights Back with Fresh PS4 Beta Today

Europe only for now, though

Got plans tonight? Cancel them, as the Street Fighter V beta's coming back online. Capcom's announced that it intends to run a series of region specific server stress tests today and tomorrow, and you'll need to be ready to fight from 16:00PM BST on both days to participate. The servers will be shut down at midnight on...

News: So, the Street Fighter V Beta Was Temporarily Live on PS4

So, the Street Fighter V Beta Was Temporarily Live on PS4

Sonic boom

Like a perfectly timed dragon punch, Street Fighter V's up-and-down PlayStation 4 beta clipped the chin of franchise fans overnight, as it went live for a few scant hours. According to the series' official Twitter account, this was due to an internal stress test that publisher Capcom was running, which has now concluded. Exactly when...

Gamescom 2015: Mega Man Legacy Collection Aims for PS4 from 25th August

Mega Man Legacy Collection Aims for PS4 from 25th August

Get ready to dodge pixels

Mega Man fans, rejoice: not only will you be getting a great collection of the blue bomber's first six games, but it's coming out later this month. The Mega Man Legacy Collection will go digital for $15.00 on 25th August, and a boxed retail release - exclusive to North America for now - will follow soon after in early...

Gamescom 2015: Vamos! Vega Flamenco Dances to Street Fighter V

Vamos! Vega Flamenco Dances to Street Fighter V

Viva las Vega

Spanish ninja Vega will be joining the roster of PlayStation 4 console exclusive Street Fighter V at launch, Capcom has announced. The masked matador – who's been a series mainstay since his debut in Street Fighter II – will come with his illustrious locks and distinctive claws, though he'll also be packing plenty of new tricks...

News: Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Postponed, In-Game Incentives Coming with Next Round

Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Postponed, In-Game Incentives Coming with Next Round

Things can only get beta

Oh bugger - Street Fighter V's beta just keeps going from bad to worse. Capcom has announced today that the ongoing beta testing for the game has been postponed due to the severe strain being put on the title's servers. In a post over on the Capcom forums, the publisher apologises for letting down players but assures us...

First Impressions: Trading Blows in the Street Fighter V PS4 Beta

Trading Blows in the Street Fighter V PS4 Beta

Execution, revolution, evolution

Street Fighter IV had a good run. Released in Japanese arcades in 2008 and home consoles in 2009, Capcom's flagship fighter received four paid iterations over six years, ended with a character roster of 44, and the Street Fighter finals of EVO 2015 were watched by very nearly a quarter of a million fans. This may...

News: Dragon's Dogma Online Looks Brilliant Ahead of Its Japanese Release

Dragon's Dogma Online Looks Brilliant Ahead of Its Japanese Release

Top dogma

Another Dragon's Dogma Online trailer, another painful reminder that there's still no word on a potential Western release. Capcom's massively multiplayer online title has looked great from day one, and with the game launching in Japan at the end of next month, the publisher's released this engaging new video to get some hype flowing...

News: Hold Up, Ken! Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Should Be Working Again

Hold Up, Ken! Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Should Be Working Again

In North America, that is

Just a heads up for all our American readers: you should be able to jump back into Street Fighter V's PS4 beta now. Although there's no word for when things will be back to normal in Europe and Asia just yet, we'll be sure to keep you updated. For those unaware, Capcom has had server troubles over the last few hours. But,...

News: Don't Hold Your Breath for a Working Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Until Later

Don't Hold Your Breath for a Working Street Fighter V PS4 Beta Until Later

Beta now down for extended maintenance

After the servers buckled within just hours of release, the Street Fighter V beta has been taken offline by Capcom while it performs some extended maintenance. "We apologise for the ongoing issues that users have been experiencing with the SFV beta test," the publisher told Eurogamer in a statement. "In order...

News: Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Is Busted Right Now

Street Fighter V's PS4 Beta Is Busted Right Now

Hadouken

Street Fighter V's hotly anticipated PlayStation 4 beta has been KO'd by some pretty nasty server issues. The test was set to launch overnight, but Capcom's servers quickly crashed. Excitable series overlord Yoshinori Ono swiftly apologised for the issues on Twitter, explaining that it would be working to resolve things through until...

News: Resident Evil Revelations 2 Spooks PS Vita from 18th August

Resident Evil Revelations 2 Spooks PS Vita from 18th August

Barry's back

Capcom's surprisingly good Resident Evil Revelations 2 will take aim at the PlayStation Vita on 18th August in Europe and North America, where it will launch digitally via the PlayStation Store. The port – handled by Frima Studio – will include all of the main episodes from the console release, in addition to the survival-based...