Capcom Spotlight

February 25, 2018

Games that Changed Our Lives: ‘Street Fighter II’ – Hanging at Arcades, Causing Trouble and Kicking Ass

Day after day, Street Fighter II became more than a pass time – it became an obsession. I went from playing the game during my lunch breaks to after school – and on weekends, and at times even skipping class to practice my skills.
January 28, 2017

‘Resident Evil 7: Biohazard’ Review – Sweet Home Louisiana

Over the past year and a half, we’ve seen three major Japanese game series re-invent themselves for a western audience. For example, Konami’s Metal Gear Solid V abandoned the story-focused, hyper-linear structure of the previous games in the series, and received great critical acclaim from the west.
January 28, 2017

Retro Review: Capcom’s DnD Arcade Classics

An absolute must for both fans of beat-em-ups, and fans of Dungeons and Dragons, and well worth a play even 20 years later.
January 24, 2017

Nine Cool Capcom Fighting Games… That Aren’t ‘Street Fighter’

Capcom’s been around for a while now, and they’ve made plenty of video games. They’ve dabbled in just about everything from arcade games to survival horror. One of their biggest contributions to gaming is the popularization of the fighting game genre with Street Fighter II.
January 19, 2017

‘Mega Man 9’ and the Revolution that Never Was

In 2008, over a decade after the release of Mega Man 8 for the Sega Saturn and original PlayStation, Capcom made waves in the industry by releasing Mega Man 9, a throw back to the original series that sought to innovate by moving backwards.
January 18, 2017

Minimap: ‘Resident Evil 4’s Village

No matter where the Resident Evil franchise might go, Resident Evil 4 and it's infamous Village will always stand the test of time.
January 18, 2017

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.
January 12, 2017

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.
January 9, 2017

‘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.
January 4, 2017

‘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.