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Written by Dustin Murphy
Capcom as we all know is one of the largest names in the gaming industry with franchises such as Ace Attorney, Breath of Fire, Dark Stalkers, Devil May Cry, Mega Man, Monster Hunter, Street Fighter, and many, many more under their built, Capcom has become a name to be reckoned with when it comes to the franchises they’ve been known to publish and even develope. This year, they prove themselves to be one of those forces once more as they prepare to release several of their upcoming big hitters such as Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition, Mega Man Legacy Collection, Resident Evil 0, and Street Fighter V. So where do we begin with this large roster of upcoming titles? You guessed it, Mega Man Legacy Collection. Where can you see all these games? Booth #2423 in the South Hall of the LA Convention Center.
In the celebration of Mega Man’s long running history as one of the most well known characters, Capcom has announced they are bringing back the Blue Bomber in all his 8-bit glory from his days of Mega Man titles of Mega Man to Mega Man VI. Let alone will fans be able to enjoy these amazing titles and experience them in HD glory with their original 8-bit graphics still intact, players will also get to enjoy a few new features such as a Museum Mode as well as a new Challenge Mode that will change up the stages from all six original games, and will modify how they play while even the most experienced gamers will find themselves thoroughly challenged with these modes. With this version of the game, fans will be able to take on the Museum Mode’s information that will contain a comprehensive collection of the franchise’s history, but it will also feature high-res art, original concept pieces, and provide a mega sized treat for all fans of Mega Man! However, will he live up to the hype of sister franchise Street Fighter V? We will see. We trust that the Blue Bomber will fare quite well.
Street Fighter V brings in a new iteration into one of the longest running franchises in video gaming history. This time, Street Fighter V will find itself launching exclusively on the PlayStation 4 and PC, where it will be powered using Unreal Engine 4 technology, which will allow it to provide stunning visuals on the next generation of consoles, but will also allow friends to go online, challenge each other, and duke it out between PlayStation 4 and PC in the Capcom Pro Tour or player matches When will you get to experience this game? If you wander over to E3 where fans can take on the title at Capcom’s E3 Booth, but do note that there is no set-in-stone release date yet..
If fighting games aren’t your place to go, Capcom has another title right up your alley, Resident Evil 0, which originally debuted on the Nintendo GameCube at the height of the consoles life. In this newly HD Remastered version that is set to launch on all current platforms except for the Nintendo Wii U, which we hope will be announced for a release later in 2016 away from the releases on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC early next year. In this newly upgraded version, fans will once more take on the fear-inducing atmosphere that the original 2002 title gave off, but this time fans will see new HD visuals, improved sound, new widescreen support, and even an option to use modernized controls. All of these features worked quite well for Resident Evil HD Remaster, and we hope ot works out even better in this once as fans both new and old once more enjoy the game.
We all know that not everyone wants to shoot zombies, run from them, and play a solid game of survival. For those that aren’t interested, Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition will be right up your alley. In this new version, players will get to enjoy the original 2008 release, which managed to sell over 3 million copies throughout the world, take on the new Turbo Mode, Legendary Dark Knight Mode, new costumes, and additional gameplay improvements in order to bring a better and brighter experience. When can you get this game? Digitally through Steam, PlayStation Network’s Store and Xbox Live’s Marketplace. The game will feature 1080p support, new visuals, and even a smooth 60fps. Did we mention the three new playable characters? Well they’re there too. This version will make any devil cry tears of joy when it releases June 23, 2015.
Want more news on Capcom? Stay tuned as we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest news to come out at E3 as we receive it from the company!
About the Writer:
Dustin is our native console gamer, PlayStation and Nintendo reviewer who has an appetite for anything that crosses the boarders from across the big pond. His interest in JRPG’s, Anime, Handheld Gaming, and Pizza is insatiable. His elitist attitude gives him direction, want, and a need for the hardest difficulties in games, which is fun to watch, and hilarity at its finest. You can find him over on Twitter @GamingAnomaly, Google+, and or you can find him on PSN with RaivynLyken.