E3 2015: Capcom and Bandai Namco Showing New PS4/Xbox One/PC Games; Deep Down Probably Won’t Be There

on May 4, 2015 5:36 PM

Looks like Capcom and Bandai Namco will come with surprises at E3 2015, according to two title-less listings on the E3 official website.

Capcom:

  • Action > PC/Windows
  • Action > Sony Playstation 4
  • Action > Xbox One
  • Adventure > PC/Windows
  • Adventure > Sony Playstation 4
  • Adventure > Xbox One
  • Fighting / Wrestling > Sony Playstation 4

Bandai Namco:

  • Action > PC/Windows
  • Action > Sony Playstation 4
  • Action > Xbox One
  • Adventure > PC/Windows
  • Adventure > Sony Playstation 4
  • Adventure > Xbox One
  • Fighting / Wrestling > Sony Playstation 4
  • Fighting / Wrestling > Xbox One
  • Free-to-play > PC/Windows
  • Racing > PC/Windows
  • Racing > Sony Playstation 4
  • Racing > Xbox One
  • Role-Playing > Sony Playstation 3
  • Simulation > PC/Windows
  • Simulation > Sony Playstation 4
  • Simulation > Xbox One

Let’s rule out those we already know: for Capcom, it’s possible that the “action” title for PS4, Xbox One and PC might be Devil May Cry 4: Enhanced Edition. It’ll release on June 18th, so it’s still barely in time for a showing. It’s not too likely, though, as at E3 publishers normally show off titles that are months away. Alternatively, it could very well be a new Resident Evil title, another Devil May Cry, or another new title entirely.

The fighting game for PS4 is without a doubt Street Fighter V. Due to the publishing partnership with Sony, it’s unlikely that the PC version will be shown at E3.

The Adventure game is most probably a mystery new title for PS4, Xbox One and PC. It doesn’t match with any title already announced. We don’t know what it is, but the Onimusha series was considered an action adventure. Of course this is just a theory, but a man can dream, can’t he?

Unfortunately this also means that Deep Down probably won’t be on the show, as there’s no PS4 exclusive title that fits the description. That’s unless Capcom decided to pull the PS4 exclusivity and turn it into a multiplatform game, which is not impossible, I guess. They did mention that the next time we’ll see it, it’ll be very different and with a “larger” vision.

Bandai Namco’s list is also very interesting: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 fits the bill for both action and adventure, even if it’s most likely the action game. The Free to play game for PC should be Rise of Incarnates.

The RPG for PS3 is Tales of Zestiria, which might rule out the rumored PS4 version. We’re also most probably going to see the console version of Tekken 7, which should be the PS4/Xbox One fighting game.

The racing game might be F1 2015, even if it’ll be released just before E3 (June 12th). Alternatively, it could be an entirely new racing game, Bandai Namco is now the distributor for Codemasters’ titles, so it could very well be another Grid or another Dirt.

This leaves us with an unannounced “adventure” game and a “simulation” game for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Your guess is as good as mine for the adventure game (it might be a Pac-Man title, since 2015 marks the 35th anniversary of the series), but the simulation game could very well be a new Ace Combat. 

While Ace Combat games aren’t actual simulators, Ace Combat 6 is listed as one on Namco Bandai’s official website. Of course it could be a simulation game like  RollerCoaster Tycoon World, but that one has been announced only for PC so far. Of course this doesn’t mean that a console version can’t be announced by E3.

 /  Executive News Editor
Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.
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