Capcom blog - The Characters of Resident Evil Revelations, Vol. 2

Chris Redfield

Working for the same organization as Jill Valentine during the events of Resident Evil Revelations, Chris Redfield is a Special Operations Captain of the Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance (B.S.A.A.). To both fans of the series and fans of games in general, Chris needs little introduction, making his first appearance in the original Resident Evil. Driven by a strong sense of justice despite being a bit bull-headed in his approach, Chris is well-known for taking care of those he commands and putting their safety above his own. While Redfield previously served as a member of Raccoon City’s Special Tactics and Rescue Service (S.T.A.R.S.) and escaped the infamous “Mansion Incident” in the Arklay Mountains, he quickly turned his sights on Umbrella, the company behind the outbreak that would lead to the eventual destruction of Raccoon City.

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Resident Evil 2 board game adaptation heading to Kickstarter

Steamforged Games is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with Capcom to bring the iconic Resident Evil™ 2 video game to the board gamers of the world. Building on the success of previous titles including “Guild Ball” and “Dark Souls: The Board Game”, Steamforged Games will be launching this latest game, “Resident Evil™ 2: The Board Game” via Kickstarter in late Autumn 2017.

Steamforged is proud of its proven capability to bring video game IP to life as board games and plans to fully realise the core game experience of the much loved Resident Evil 2 world. “It’s a privilege and an honour to be trusted to bring such an important video game to life as a board game,” said Mat Hart, Creative Director and Co-founder of Steamforged Games. “Resident Evil 2 helped to define its own genre of games and has created a lasting legacy in video game history. Steamforged has several Resident Evil super fans on the team and so we have a deep understanding of what makes RE such a compelling game experience; one that still has legions of fans around the world still playing the game nearly two decades after its release. We’re determined to surprise and delight players new and old with this board game realisation, even the most hardcore of fans!”

Steamforged Games previously broke a number of Kickstarter records with their last game “Dark Souls™: The Board Game” including the highest funded board game ever launched on the KS platform. Steamforged takes immense pride in taking amazing game worlds and lovingly crafting them into high quality board and card games…we specialise in understanding what makes each video game so compelling and then unlocking that experience in the physical game space.

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Capcom’s Marketing Director Antoine Molant commented “With the Resident Evil brand being one of Capcom’s most successful IP’s of all time we’re delighted to share our support for this exciting new release and are looking forward to seeing the end product from Steamforged Games”

Monster Hunter XX Switch "storage case" and pouch revealed

Capcom may not have any plans for localization when it comes to Monster Hunter XX Switch, but they sure are supporting it with some neat goodies in Japan. The storage case and pouch seen above are set to release on Aug. 25th. They're the only ways for a self-respecting Monster Hunter/Switch fan to store their hardware! Check out more pics here.

Monster Hunter Stories - North American site open

Fight alongside your own team of monsters

When a monster strikes, the fearful hide, but the brave? They ride. Venture into monster nests to collect eggs and hatch a wide array of species with uniquely powerful skills. Form teams, battle alongside them, crush opponents with combo attacks, and ride into the sunset a champion. Need more muscle? Then mix and match genes to create monsters with more abilities!

When a monster infected by the Black Blight attacks your remote village of riders, tragedy will thrust you into an exciting yet dangerous world, where you must bond with monsters on your adventure. As the story snakes along, you’ll encounter a wealth of side quests and hours of challenging turn-based battles where you must coordinate monster skills, rider skills and enemy attack patterns. The rock-paper-scissors combat system is a series first, a breath of fresh air for veterans and newcomers alike. It’s the perfect entry point into the popular Monster Hunter universe and a game unlike anything else in the series! You can even battle other players* online, locally, or via the StreetPass™ feature!

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Resident Evil Revelations Collection - A look at the (not final) box

As you can see, the box above wants you to know that it hasn't been finalized yet. This could indeed be the final box, but it hasn't been given the last stamp of approval. Even though it's two separate pieces of art, I really like the way they blend together!

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The Great Ace Attorney 2 - Japanese debut sales details

- 70,000 copies in its first week (80,000 if you count the double pack with the first game)
- sold through 55 percent of its initial shipment
- debut sales for the game and the sell-through rate are lower than the first title
- The Great Ace Attorney sold 139,000 units in its first week, and sold 193,000 copies total

Mega Man X Novel - Chapter 2 gets fan translation

The fan translation project for the Mega Man novel continues on. If you've been keeping up with the project, you'll be happy to know that chapter 2 has been wrapped up. If you want to check it out, you can do so right here.