Capcom News

News: Who's the Latest Challenger to Enter the Ring in Ultra Street Fighter IV?

Who's the Latest Challenger to Enter the Ring in Ultra Street Fighter IV?

Sharpen up your skills

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Decapre – the fifth new fighter to arrive as part of upcoming update Ultra Street Fighter IV. First seen in Street Fighter Alpha 3 as one of antagonist M. Bison’s dolls, the catty character is set to unsheathe her claws later this year on the PlayStation 3. She’ll be joined by...

News: Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Share Your Resident Evil Memories to S.T.A.R. in an Upcoming Capcom Game

Pick your braaains

While the franchise may have infected other platforms, the PlayStation will always represent Resident Evil's true home. New fan or old, we're sure that you have plenty of fond memories that have kept you up at night. And Capcom UK would like you to share your terrifying experiences to stand a chance of winning a cameo in an...

News: Not Everyone Will Appreciate the Importance of This Ultra Street Fighter IV Feature

Not Everyone Will Appreciate the Importance of This Ultra Street Fighter IV Feature

Going through changes

Street Fighter can be a bit daunting. It’s easy to have fun mashing buttons and throwing fireballs, but once you delve a little deeper into the series, the discussion centres on frame counting and character balance. As such, we’re not entirely convinced everyone’s going to be able to appreciate Ultra Street Fighter IV’s...

Review: Strider (PlayStation 4)

Strider (PlayStation 4)

Escape from the city

Frantic, split-second action is what the Strider franchise is all about, and with developer Double Helix's newest entry into the beloved series, fans will be glad to hear that the hectic feel of the older games has been recreated well. The question is: can ageing hero Strider Hiryu maintain the pace with newer sidescrollers?...

Review: Dustforce (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Dustforce (PlayStation Network - Vita)

Deep clean

Have you ever wondered why there’s not a game about dusting? Ponder no more, because developer Hitbox – with the aid of publisher Capcom – has released Dustforce, a platformer built around the idea of everyone’s least favourite household chore. While the premise isn’t full-on Freddie Mercury in that one Queen video, this slick...

News: Strider Barrages Us with a Release Date, Pricing, and Customisation Details

Strider Barrages Us with a Release Date, Pricing, and Customisation Details

As quick as you like

Over on Capcom's official Facebook page, the Japanese publisher has let rip with a bounty of new information regarding the upcoming return of Strider. The post states that the game will be slashing its way to Europe on 19th February, where it will cost €14.99 / £11.99. It also goes on to detail several newly revealed modes,...

News: Devil May Cry's Dante and Virgil Return in Sengoku Basara 4

Devil May Cry's Dante and Virgil Return in Sengoku Basara 4

Back from the dead

With the recent reboot of Devil May Cry, many franchise fans worried that the old Dante design may be left to rot in a gaming graveyard. However, footage of a DLC add-on for the upcoming PlayStation 3 title Sengoku Basara 4 shows that the silver-headed hero's time isn't up just yet, with Dante and Virgil costumes available for two...

News: Capcom to Livestream Exclusive Unseen Strider Gameplay

Capcom to Livestream Exclusive Unseen Strider Gameplay

Set your alarms

Capcom will be hosting a livestream showing exclusive content from its upcoming futuristic action game Strider. The broadcast will be hosted on the publisher's Twitch channel at 16:00PM PDT (01:00AM GMT). For those of you that don't have work in the morning (or are alright with turning up late), the stream will showcase a brand new...