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Capcom Co., Ltd. (Japanese: 株式会社カプコン Hepburn: Kabushiki-gaisha Kapukon?), or Capcom, is a Japanese developer and publisher of video games,[4]known for creating multi-million-selling franchises such as Mega Man, Street Fighter, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, and Monster Hunter, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.

Capcom & ‘Legend of Zelda’ – A Retrospective

Ever since 1986 when Link first made his way from the screens of the arcade, and into the hearts of gamers everywhere, Nintendo has kept their development of all Legend of Zelda titles in house.

My Time As A Monster Hunter

In Japan, the Monster Hunter series is something of a legend. Every gamer worth their salt in Japan knows about Monster Hunter, as each new iteration in the franchise, is met with high critique and commercial success.

‘1942’ – A Capcom Victory

If there's a culture that the 21st century deeply misses, it's the arcade culture. Sure, the arcades still exist, but merely as a seventy-year-old bomb, waiting to be dug from its slumber and disposed of without a purpose.

‘Sengoku Basara’ – The Japan-Exclusive Capcom Brawler

The Sengoku Basara series is one of Capcom’s lesser-known franchises, at least outside of Japan. In its home country the series is big enough that characters from the game have been used as advertisements aimed at young voters, a strategy so nice they did it twice.

‘Resident Evil 2’ is Still the Survival-Horror Game to Beat

When Resident Evil arrived on the scene back in 1996, it changed horror gaming forever. The almost unheard-of genre known as survival-horror exploded into the stratosphere...

Mendez Teaches You the Politics of Pain in ‘Resident Evil 4’

In a game so chock full of memorable boss encounters, it’s tough to settle on just one. With that said, though, the front-runner, and...

The Infection: Ranking the Top 10 ‘Resident Evil’ Titles

Have we really been blasting apart zombies and surviving a myriad of over-sized animals and bioweapons for two decades now? You might not believe...

‘Resident Evil Zero’ was a last gasp of traditional horror to savor before moving...

By the time Resident Evil Zero came along, it wasn't hard to notice that the survival horror craze that it had started was growing stale....

Video Games & Movies: ‘Street Fighter’ is oddly entertaining and often hilarious

In the late l980s and early 1990s the motion picture industry began taking an interest in spinning big screen adaptations out of a best-selling video games. Unfortunately, most of the pixel-driven feature films were commercial flops such as Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton’s Super Mario Bros. and James Yukich’s Double Dragon. Street Fighter was the third such feature and while it was panned by critics and hated by most fans of the popular fighting game series, Street Fighter went on to become a commercial success, making approximately three times its production costs worldwide.

‘Street Fighter II’ – 25 years, hanging at arcades, causing trouble and kicking ass

Street Fighter II: The World Warrior was first released to arcades 25 years ago, on February 6th, 1991, setting off a renaissance in the business....