43 posts tagged Capcom
Capcom 30th Anv. Character Encyclopedia
Established in 1983, Capcom is one of the world’s most well-known video game publishers and is recognized for creating many important game franchises, such as Mega Man, Resident Evil, and Street Fighter. The Capcom 30th Anniversary Character Encyclopedia celebrates Capcom’s 30 years in the industry and gives fans concise information about every major Capcom character, their key artwork, statistics, background information, and interesting notes on the history of each character and game franchise. Including almost 200 characters from the Capcom family, this Character Encyclopedia sheds new light on these character s in a way nothing else does. [Hardcover - 208 pages]
Just released for $16.99 @MyComicShop
MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X
At over 430-pages, the newly released MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection. MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pin-ups, and much more. This new edition also features over 100-pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber! [Softcover, 432 pages]
Available now for $59.99 @MyComicShop
(Late) Post E3 Impressions - DuckTales
Produced by the creator of “Ghosts ‘n Goblins”, character designs by the creator of Mega Man, and started a relationship between Capcom and Disney that would give us “Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers” and “Goof Troop” - DuckTales has a special place in my (as well as many other retro gamers) hearts and help show great games with great teams are still fun even after all these years.
HD remakes on older games doesn’t necessarily mean it’s going to be good - the remake of Double Dragon II on XBLA was absolutely awful. Which made me concerned as Capcom wasn’t content with simply updating the graphics - there are a bunch of new boss mechanics, new levels, and even voice acting brought into the levels (most notably the venerable Alan Young reprising his role as Scrooge McDuck).
However after playing it on the show floor of E3 I’m pretty happy to say I’m not worried about this one at all.
Images from Capcom Unity
Retrophile TV: Gun.Smoke
NES Box Art: DuckTales
Join Scrooge and the Ducktales gang: gung-ho flying ace, Launchpad; the nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie; and little Webby, on their search. Together they must trek through the treacherous Amazon Jungle, down into the diamond mines of Africa, and even to the moon! Are you “Duck” enough to join them on their adventure? Come along to Duckburg Headquarters and see for yourself!
Ghost ‘N Goblins
Created by Tom Kelly