Capcom Sets Sights on 2011
Fans of Capcom waiting to hear the latest on what 2011 will bring for them are about to be rewarded. Following the developer’s Captivate 2010 Showcase IN Hawaii, Capcom has announced their upcoming titles for 2011. The gaming media got a taste of the offerings and the lineup looks to have blockbuster written all over it.Titles like Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds, OkamidenT, Dead Rising 2 and Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 and more will make sure Capcom is one of the most talked about developers in the upcoming year. Here is a look at each title in the powerful Capcom 2011 campaign:
Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds: After a decade of waiting, iconic Marvel and Capcom characters join forces again in a re-envisioned team fighting game for a new generation. Fill the shoes of legendary characters from the most beloved franchises in entertainment as you battle in a comic book brought to life powered by Capcom’s MT Framework. Get set for the ultimate faceoff when Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds hits PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft in spring 2011.
Ōkamiden: Taking place many months after the events of Ōkami, Ōkamiden follows the adventures of Chibiterasu – a young sun god who is summoned to protect and restore the land. Armed with a majestic celestial brush and a vibrant cast of partners with unique powers and abilities, this little god is ready to make its mark on the world. Ōkamiden is headed to the Nintendo DS in 2011.
Bionic Commando Rearmed 2: Nathan Spencer returns as a daring, elite soldier equipped with special bionic abilities. In the sequel to 2008’s retro-flavored sidescroller, Spencer will have to face his greatest challenge yet as General Sabio, a new technologically sophisticated foe, is on the brink of launching a deadly missile attack. In addition to his trademark bionic grappling hook used to traverse lush new environments, Nathan Spencer has upgraded his abilities to include the much requested jump move. Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 is headed to Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Store in Q1 2011.
Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes: The producer of Devil May Cry 4, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, brings you the next evolution in the BASARA series on PlayStation 3 and Wii with Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes launching in Fall 2010. In a fun, action-packed and accessible title set during a tumultuous period of Japanese history, Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes follows players as they fight their way to the climatic battle of “Sekigahara.” Players will master the fist fights, swords, spears, bows, and guns of more than a dozen fierce samurai warriors in battles against hundreds of opponents. On their journey to the final battle, unleash powerful and spectacular Basara moves or make use of the boost mode to decimate as many enemies as possible in battles that will become more and more challenging throughout the game.
Ghost Trick Phantom Detective: First announced for Japan at the Tokyo Game Show in 2009, Ghost Trick Phantom Detective is now confirmed for release in Europe and North America. Created by the original director of the Ace Attorney franchise, Ghost Trick Phantom Detective introduces, Sissel, a murder victim who becomes a ghost and gains a special power to posses and manipulate objects. His one problem — he’s lost all of his memories! He uses his newfound powers to get to the bottom of his suspicious demise while changing the fate of many. Ghost Trick Phantom Detective is headed to the Nintendo DS this Winter.
Dead Rising 2 Prologue: Compelling content being released exclusively on Xbox LIVE ahead of the game’s launch, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will give fans the full experience while introducing the player to the new and much anticipated elements that will unfold in Dead Rising 2. Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will introduce new protagonist Chuck Greene as he and his daughter find themselves caught in the desert town of Small Creek which has been overrun with zombies. Set two years after the Wilammete incident and three before the action of Dead Rising 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will give players a taste of the gameplay they will experience in Dead Rising 2 as they mow down zombies in masses, create combo weapons and rescue survivors .
Dead Rising 2 Co-op: Co-op play is coming to the Dead Rising universe for the first time as players can invite their friends to partner up with them at any time to take on the zombie massacre when Dead Rising 2 hits Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC in North America on August 31.
Super Street Fighter IV Tournament Mode DLC: The ultimate Street Fighter experience gets even more intense with the Tournament Mode DLC. Compete online with top players from around the world and fight for control of persistent championship titles that prove you’re the best in the world. Look for this free Super Street Fighter IV add-on content for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on June 15, 2010. New downloadable costume packs will also be available at launch on April 27, 2010 for Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3. The first pack called the Super Challengers 1 Pack will feature costumes for Hakan, Makoto, Guy, Dudley and Dee Jay.
Lost Planet 2 DLC: Expanding on the 16-player multiplayer of Lost Planet 2, Map Pack #1 includes new maps available for download from Xbox LIVE and PlayStation Network. Due out to coincide with the May 11th launch, Helix and Back to the Island bring the explosive multiplayer versus combat to new environments from an underwater mining facility to an island with wide open spaces and compact interiors.
MotoGP 09/10 DLC: New to the 2010 season of the MotoGP, Silverstone Circuit will be included as part of the first free update to MotoGP 09/10. Released on March 23, MotoGP 09/10 includes all the tracks and racers from the 2009 season with downloadable updates to the tracks, riders, teams and liveries for the 2010 season available as the season unfolds providing the most up to date MotoGP experience than ever before.
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