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Submitted by Pozzle 1009d ago | news

Capcom Projects Resident Evil Port Will Sell As Much As New Lost Planet

Monster Hunter 4 is a major release for Capcom this year, as the company seeks to improve earnings. Capcom also provide projections for Resident Evil: Revelations and Lost Planet 3. (Lost Planet 3, PC, PS3, Resident Evil Revelations, Xbox 360)

j-blaze  +   1009d ago
they're expecting Lost Planet 3 to sell 1.3 million...well, Capcom better be prepared for the disappointment yet again
Minato-Namikaze  +   1009d ago
I dont understand them at all. Isnt the RE port the one that was on the DS (or 3ds)? Capcom is so out of touch its not even funny.
showtimefolks  +   1008d ago
Didn't really liked the any LP games before but LP 3 reminds me so much of what dead space was and now what it isn't

I think a lot of people will be surprised with LP3 so if the game is excellent(which I am hopeful for) than 1.3 million on 2 consoles with install bases for 75 plus million each isn't that far of a reach but if ts just average or above average than it won't

Also I wouldn't be surprised if this port of RE sells more 1.3 million, so what you will but a lot of us don't own and are not planning to own handheld systems so there is a big untapped market opportunity
Knushwood Butt  +   1008d ago
Yeah, LP3 will bomb.
BattleReach  +   1008d ago
Lol.
Erimgard  +   1008d ago
It was on the 3DS, but it really plays like a full console experience. It's a pretty quality game, but they might run into trouble promoting it because people don't like the idea of paying $50 for a port, regardless of the content.
Donnieboi  +   1008d ago
I wouldn't pay more than $35 for a port of a portable game. Even if it's great, the point is that Capcom already made the game, so the $50 price tag doesn't justify the little bit of added effort required to port it onto a console. IMO.

@ Erimgard: Good point. Still should be $35-$40 though. Especially the digital version, which means a nearly 100% profit for them. I don't see this being $50. Shoulda been cheaper since they owe us for that debacle named RE 6.
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Erimgard  +   1008d ago
Capcom's rationale is that they built the console version of it from the ground up with all-new graphics and surround sound.

It still just looks and sounds like a much better version of the original, but it's not just a quick and sloppy port. They put some time into it. Is it $50 worth of time? Debatable.
Jek_Porkins  +   1008d ago
Well I think the Resident Evil game might do above expectations, but Lost Planet probably wont. I played the 3DS version of Resident Evil and it is the RE game that RE6 probably should have been, and at a discounted price, it might surprise some people.

On the other hand, Lost Planet 3 looks a bit generic and I'm not a fan of what Spark Unlimited has done in the past.
-GametimeUK-  +   1008d ago
I won't be part of purchasing this on consoles. I will support it on 3DS because that is the console it is designed for. Want my attention, Capcom? Put in the effort with a new Resi experience on home consoles.
Yodagamer  +   1008d ago
If i hadn't already owned it, i'd buy it again the game is worth the price they are charging. Heck it would be worth the Raid mode alone, i've gotten my 40$ back from that mode alone on my 3ds
Jadedz  +   1008d ago
Welp...
Mark me down as a, ''plus1.''
vishmarx  +   1008d ago
lol...
hope thats not true coz lp3 looks terrible
Agent_hitman  +   1008d ago
To be honest guys, I'm very excited to play RE: Rvelations on my console or PC.

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