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Submitted by Shok 424d ago | news

Capcom Doesn’t Have Enough Resources For A Next-Gen Fighter

GaminRealm: "More bad news regarding Capcom. When asked by a fan if the company would be bringing Ultra Street Fighter IV to next gen consoles, Yoshinori Ono responded with a very grave statement." (3DS, Capcom, Industry, PS Vita, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One)

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MrSwankSinatra  +   424d ago | Intelligent
kind of ironic considering all the money they've milked from consumers with bullshit practices. kind of bittersweet actually. all i can say is capcom is screwed, but they did this to themselves.
showtimefolks  +   424d ago | Well said
capcom how have you fallen so much from being one of fan favorite's company to now being just looked at as greedy

I hope you learn from this before actually going out of business, seriously you guys have some classic IP's and shouldn't be doing business like you did current gen. Don't release same games with little more content or different character/skins and call it a new game for $39.99

so much of your talent has left you to form your own studios, or work for western publishers. Also i really dislike how you have Treated the Legendary Megaman Character/IP

Asura Wrath's real ending was only playable Via buying DLC, how does that even make sense? don't take your consumers for granted please

learn from your mistakes and be the kickass publisher/development talent house that you were known for before
abzdine  +   424d ago
this is a great example that following $$$ and giving the finger to the fans isn't working.
They killed Resident Evil, they tried to screw people with DLC, they don't wanna bring back megaman...
as things are right now with Capcom games it wouldn't change a thing if they went bankrupt... this is something that i would never have thought i will say one day cause i've been playing Capcom games since SF1
Battlefieldlover  +   424d ago
I hope they fold soon so someone can buy the Rights to Mega Man. As much as I think Mighty no. 9 Looks cool, I'd flip to be able to play a New Mega Man, Mega Man X, or the holy grail....Mega Man Legends :)
mikeslemonade  +   424d ago
Hmmm.. maybe they should have just allocated their resources into making games just for PlayStation then they would have enough resources to make a fighter.

Because they went for the money first they got screwed in the long term.
johndoe11211  +   424d ago
I agree with everything you said but i can't help but feel a little heartbroken about this news.

If you've been gaming for as long as I have you would remember the glory days of capcom when they actually made games that you enjoyed playing. They were the first big studio I fell in love with after playing commando on my commodore 64.

I know it's greed that got them where they are today and they deserve it but I think it will be a sad day for gaming (or at least for gaming history) if they ever close their doors for good.
Eonjay  +   424d ago
Isn't this the company that just sold millions of copies of Monster Hunter 4.
OpieWinston  +   424d ago
They didn't want to make a new Maximo or Mega Man game....So fuck Capcom.
abzdine  +   424d ago
@OpieWinston :

Maximo!! how could i forget that amazing game!
Power Stone comes to my mind as well.
Army_of_Darkness  +   424d ago
We dont want anymore street fighter 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4 and so on anyways... tired of that shit. Just finish the damn game before releasing it capcom!
xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   424d ago
"learn from your mistakes and be the kickass publisher/development talent house that you were known for before"

I don't think there's a after for them.
loulou  +   423d ago
they have all but milked street fighter to death. they have ruined resident evil, and lost planet 9although having potential) is rubbish.

pfft. KI is looking like it will be the new fighting game to play next gen.

i aint bought a fighting game since tekken tag on the ps2 launch day. but KI will be getting downloaded by me day 1.
Sitdown  +   423d ago
@Army_of_Darnkess
You ever thought that perhaps the games were "completed", they just continued to add to the games? Just like it was the gaming community that asked for the most pending version. At some point you have to say enough is enough, and ship the game......
AbortMission  +   423d ago
The sad part is, there are some Street fighter fanbabies out there who are damage controlling for Ultra New DLC Fighter 4 Lol
ritsuka666  +   423d ago
learn from your mistakes and be the kickass publisher/development talent house that you were known for before '

lol,did you played Resident Evil 6? this game is made development in house of 900 people and still worst RE ever.
pixelsword  +   423d ago
I hope other companies look at Capcom and learn that their greed and charging for every little thing did not save the company.
SilentNegotiator  +   423d ago
I hope a good third-party publisher buys up Capcom's IPs when they go bankrupt.
TheTwelve  +   424d ago
This sounds like my grandfather who is a millionaire, but due to his stinginess always claims to be broke. I don't believe this for a second; Capcom just doesn't want to make the investment.
iceman06  +   424d ago
I guess broke IS relative...but I feel ya! I'm thinking that they don't want to invest in fighting until fighting proves that it is back as a genre...to stay. Until then...microtransactions for all!!!
nukeitall  +   424d ago
Ironically that is likely why your grandfather is a millionaire, and most aren't!
Boody-Bandit  +   424d ago
OMG *writes date and time down*
I agree with nukeitall on this one.
Hell has officially frozen over. TIC

Most people that have bridged that 7 figure cap thru saving and thrifty spending deserve every penny they have earned. I have several members in my family that are in the 7 figure bracket and ALL of them got there by being frugal and making great investments (something I should do but don't).

I have a brother that has a multi seven figure salary and his net worth is barely over a million because he lives life very large (AKA stupid). He gets bored and pulls up to a car dealer and leaves with one of their top vehicles and than a few months later sells it for nearly half of what he paid for it just to get it out of his garage. Makes no sense at all. When he retires he will end up just getting by or worse.

I'm some where in the middle. I try to save but I do like to splurge a few times a year. Just yesterday I decided it was time to throw out the seating in my theater and go new. The seating I threw out was only a few years old and in near mint condition but it was time to make the move to all leather. I should've done that in the first place.

OT
I sure hope Capcom is just blowing smoke or finds someone to bank roll them. I agree they are near the top of the heap of milking but I need my Street Fighter fix every generation. It's still my overall favorite fighting game.
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xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   423d ago
It was reported that crapcom only has like 150mil, for a company like crapcom that's almost broke.

Still have to keep them bills payed, payroll etc.deep down is f2p because almost everybody with a ps4 will dl it, that way the nickle and dimming would be justified instead of making it retail where only about 7percent (or what ever the usual attach rate is) will buy.

They may make a lot of money off it but 1ip can't sustain a company like crapcom.
Unreal01  +   424d ago
It makes me cringe how greedy they have become. The main thing that annoys me about Capcom for me is how awful Resident Evil, which was my favorite franchise, has become. How did they get it so wrong?
LonDonE  +   423d ago
simple, one answer CALL OF DUTY!!!
LOL seriously this is the problem with developers today, they all see call of duty selling like crazy and all want a piece of the action.
The problem is the average cod player is only interested in fifa and cod which in its own right is like a sport!

When will these developers realise not all games need to be like cod, and that its better to remember why it is the fans of your franchise fell in love with said franchise in the first place, why cant they just improve the franchise without dumbing it down to beyond recognition and so alienating the original fan base who made said ip successful?

Its tragic that so many great developers and i.p's are being lost! Developers need to realise that not all games and franchises will sell cod numbers, and instead of changing what made their game unique into a derivative cod wannabe dumbed down so bro gamers can play it, they should focus more on the core fans of the franchise instead!!

Its capcoms own fault they are in the mess that they created, its such a shame.
I predict square and many other developers and publishers who will also go under this coming gen due to them being so out of touch with their fan base! Cod has been a blessing and a curse to the games industry!

A blessing by making gaming bigger then it has ever been, and a curse because now every other developer just keeps dumbing down our beloved franchises to get cod like sales, when realistically some games will never reach cod numbers! cods accessibility is one of the things which makes it sell so much!
Rainstorm81  +   424d ago
No resources you say?

So Capcom .....you aren't making two next gen exclusive games one of which is free to play?

When I see statements like this and Squares, too hard to make HD towns statement....it makes me not want to support the companies.

These Japanese companies better get with the program...or get surpassed.... oops too late
DragonKnight  +   423d ago
Especially that "HD Towns" B.S.

How many Western Devs can make HD Towns and it doesn't take them 10 years, but SE can't do it? Please.
girevik  +   424d ago
Reap what you sow! They brought it on themselves.
Old McGroin  +   423d ago
When he says they don't have the resources, is it possible that he just means that all available resources are tied up on other projects? Mightn't be as bad as people think, his comment might just have been taken out of context.
ZombieKiller  +   423d ago
They need to stop wasting money on stupid ideas then! They have no resourses because they spent all their money on TOTAL CRAP like DmC.

I hope they continue to make games, but the decision to make them in-house should have NEVER left their minds.

Their games are great games. Outsourcing to other companies was a bad idea. Outsourcing to Ninja Theory...now thats a REALLY bad idea.
Dante81  +   423d ago
Even worse than that is outsourcing Lost Planet to Spark Unlimited...Yes, the makers of Turning Point and Legendary.
LordDhampire  +   423d ago
Ninja theory didnt do a bad job its just people didnt want a reboot...and even protested against it...and us gamers are lazy for us to protest..something has to be really wrong

If they named the game cry may devil then I wouldn't of had a peoblem with it...but it wasn't a devil may cry game
3-4-5  +   423d ago
What are they spending all their money on ?
ZombieKiller  +   423d ago
@3-4-5: Messing up their good titles. Like Dante said above, and I stated before that, the keep outsourcing to different companies and paying them to make games for them.

Not a bad idea...but implimented completely wrong.
So far this gen, I've heard people complain about alot of their games including the heavy hitters like DmC or RE. I think honestly, with all the talk about gaining "the crowd" that they are trying to go after the COD crowd.

They outsourced alot of their biggest titles so they could pump them out had they proven successful in sales. by having 2 different dev teams to create an annual release schedule without having to sacrifice time is a good idea if implimented properly. Look at Assasins Creed, COD, or even Batman Arkham now. Make 2 teams work on it so we can pump em' out without sacrificing quality and dev time (Treyarch/IW for COD).
I noticed another thing they like to do is add elements they think are popular into their games. Hence why RE6 was so action packed. Trying to gain that COD crowd.
If you create a successful MP formula that people get addicted to, your paycheck not only tenfolds itself, but is residual as well. Look at COD...PERFECT EXAMPLE: MW1- 1 map pack $10 (or even $5 I think) -$60 for the game.
Once they saw the sales from that and realized the potential, they cut the maps down on disc, and released 4 map packs for World At War. MW2- same thing. Then MW3 rolls around and they introduce Elite. A SUBSCRIPTION FOR WHAT WAS ORIGINALLY ON DISC. Making the consumer pay and get into the mindset that this game needs a subscription (psychologically)

Now, for Black Ops II, I paid $80 for the game (what a mistake that was) and $60 for the maps. To make a short story long, it's inflation with "proper cause"
Think about the big picture. I paid a total of $65 for MW1. Now it's $120 for the game. Almost DOUBLE the price, yet JUSTIFIABLE because they know people will buy due to past sales.
Capcom see's this and wants to do the same. Only they got a little bit sloppy about it. Ninja Theory...REALLY? I'm sorry, but I'm still a bit butthurt because Devil May Cry WAS my favorite series and they pissed on it. -apologies for the rant
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kenshiro100  +   423d ago
It'd a shame what Capcom has done to themselves.

They're not the same legendary company who brought so many good games over the years.

I don't feel sorry for them.
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thehobbyist  +   423d ago
*Sells millions of MH4 copies in a few days*
"We don't have the resources to make a port."
Snookies12  +   424d ago
This is what happens when you treat your customers like bags of money instead of people.
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Beastforlifenoob  +   424d ago
Exactly next up on the execution line is EA and activison, what are your final words?
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   424d ago
Activision has COD and EA have their yearly sports games. Neither company is going anywhere for a very long time.
DVAcme  +   424d ago
@HarryMasonHerpDerp Very true. Not only that, EA also has Bioware, which is a HUGE studio, as well as a critically acclaimed one. As for Activision, they have the publishing rights for Bungie, and Destiny will be HUGE.

I honestly think that, as bad as EA and Activision can be, they're nowhere near as bad as Capcom. At least Activision and EA put effort into their chief franchises and make an effort to publish triple-A games, including many GOTY candidates. Capcom's been out of the running for a GOTY candidate for a LONG time.
Neixus  +   424d ago
Believe it or not, EA has been getting better. They have announced lots of new IPs, removed online passes, removed microtransactions etc etc.
xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   423d ago
Activison made a billion dollars a year since 2009, that's not even including blizzards earnings, they're not going anywhere anytime soon.

And ea with bf and sports (mainly football monopoly and fifa) they're here to stay aswell.
ZombieKiller  +   423d ago
Activision has COD and COD won't die. There are too many casuals and uneducated people that play it. They don't know any better.

"What are you getting this year?"

-"I don't know...I'll probably just pick up Call of Duty or something...I don't know I don't really play video games"

You don't know HOW many times I hear that. Yet they shell out $60+ every year. I don't understand people sometimes. If you casually play, then why the hell do you spend $200+ on an xbox and $60 a year in games?!
jc48573  +   424d ago
I can only see one possibility. While Capcom tries to get their act together, other Fighting game companies are going to resurface to fill in the gap kinda like what Gust did with the Atelier series. MS is doing their KI thing, so I really hope Sony does something as well. I like that Bloody Roar Reboot rumor, so I hope that becomes true. Bloody Roar on Fox engine doesn't sound like a bad idea. If Capcom gets lucky, we won't be seeing a new fighting game from them until a few years after launch of PS4 and X1.
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Silly gameAr  +   424d ago
Perfect time for a Battle Arena Toshinden or Bushido Blade reboot.
waltyftm  +   424d ago
Bushido blade, yes please.
GT67  +   424d ago
@ SILLYGAMEAr

Battle Arena Toshinden 6 oh hell yeah.
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josephayal  +   423d ago
and Onimusha
ZombieKiller  +   423d ago
Jose says it PERFECTLY.

We need more Oni-fuckin-musha! That game was soooo awesome. As long as it sticks to it's roots I'm absolutely down.
DigitalRaptor  +   424d ago
PS4 already has Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- lined up:

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
jc48573  +   423d ago
you can't go wrong with AkSys, but they will be gaining more attention next gen.
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xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   423d ago
Arcsys and sony seem to have some type of partner ship so that's that.

Fighters are very niche no matter how good they review (besides tekken and mk because of they're causal appeal) so don't see sony coming with a new fighter ip.
animegamingnerd  +   424d ago
crapcom only has them self's to blame if they go under and i hope it will be a lesson to all triple publishers and developers not to screw over your consumers and fans the way cracpom has done so or else it will be fun watching you go up in blaze
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yewles1  +   424d ago
No, it won't be fun AT ALL to watch. They've had since 1983 to learn, but they've made their choices. Another crash is more likely than companies changing ways.

"history abhores a paradox..."
animegamingnerd  +   424d ago
honestly i won't mind a crash due to the fact that games that sell millions of copy's aren't profitable at all cough square enix cough
Godmars290  +   424d ago
So in other words if deep Down doesn't do well, as a F2P title, they might go under.
M-M  +   424d ago
I'm pretty sure they plan on making Deep Down filled with micro-transactions. There is no way that a game of that scale could be completely F2P.
animegamingnerd  +   424d ago
considering how crapcom believes release more DLC will save them you are probably right we should get ready to say RIP capcom
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Beastforlifenoob  +   424d ago
They are getting but-raped for their practises and still are trying to do the same thing thats killing them and their fanbase (DLC) in order to try and get their foot back on the ledge
DigitalRaptor  +   424d ago
Erm... that's the idea of free-to-play.

Cost of entry is free, but there are things to spend money on. i.e. micro-transactions.
wishingW3L  +   423d ago
do you even know what F2P even is M-M? Oh dear... XD
Lboogieskells  +   424d ago
I plan to spend 60 dollars worth of dlc day one to support them, although I despise their past business practices.

Capcom truely forgot their hardcore fan base is the reason they were successful.

Edit: I think the fans have spoken and capcom heard us loud and clear. I think a hardcore title like Deep Down is there way of saying sorry.
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Neixus  +   424d ago
every person who has ever been a fan of capcom should donate 10$ with a message saying ''Crapcom, you've turned really bad, but here's 10 dollars to help you get back on your feet. Change the way you operate the gaming business, and go make Dragon's Dogma 2 for next gen/ PC and a awesome Resident Evil reboot''

Imagine if 500k people did this, they would earn 10 million dollars, aswell as they'll see how badly the consumers views them.
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Lboogieskells  +   424d ago
@Neixus

I was thinking something along those lines also. I would support a Street Fighter 5 Kickstarter, although it be weird for such a large compny to need one.

It be nice if Capcom sold the rights of Megaman to Ubisoft. Nintendo would be great too but Id hate for Megaman to be a console excusive. Imagine Megaman usig the same engine as Rayman Legends.

@Rain
I truely forgot about the color palette DLC for sfxt. smh
It's a shame to see a ledgendary publisher like Capcom fall from greatness. I'll never forget the magical moment I first played Megaman X.
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Rainstorm81  +   424d ago
The problem Neixus, is this is a company that charged its fanbase for colors in their fighting games....not costumes colors

They would take that 10 mil and still milk us..... they say they don't have the resources for a next gen fighting game.....well apparently they don't have the resources for current gen either as Street Fighter 4 has had 4 re-releases

Sad really
Remy_S  +   424d ago
You know its bad for crapcom when a niche fighter like Guilty Gear Xrd is coming to next gen yet the company that practically started the fighting game genre can't even get a title on the platforms.
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SoulSercher620  +   424d ago
YES!!! They are FINALLY feeling the repercussions of their actions. Capcom only have themselves to blame. I'm surprised Ono still works for them seeing as they didn't care about his health when he was promoting SFxTK. He should go to Platinum Games where he could put his talents to better use.
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MightyNoX  +   424d ago
The beginning of the end...
ritsuka666  +   424d ago
I hope so... Capcom ruined Resident Evil forever... serve you rights for this.
DestinyHeroDoomlord  +   424d ago
I don't hope so... monster hunter just keeps getting better
CRAIG667  +   424d ago
I can see Sony,Microsoft,Ea and Activision placing bids on Capcom or Individual IP's from Capcom in the near future... They were at one time (SNES era) my favourite developer... how times change. pitty.
awesomeabe1998  +   423d ago
Actualky I disagree. I see Nintendo buying them out since Capcom suppirted the 3DS and Wii U occasionally. I would love to see a beautiful Capcom game on Wii U. Maybe even a Capcom vs Marvel. The thing about developing on Wii U is that they can make the game harder since Miyamotos is encouraging hard games.
CRAIG667  +   423d ago
Sorry forgot to include Nintendo, but they won't consider any large buy outs like that unless they manage to turn Wiiu sales around, unless they can convince the share holders buying Capcom is the thing that will do it?
It would be cool though, I would certainly buy a wiiu just for street fighter if that was the only platform I could buy it on. As it stands PS4 and xb1 are taking all my monies for the time being.
awesomeabe1998  +   423d ago
I believe Nintendo would consider buying them. Nintendo does not have a fighter like Street Fighter (SSB4 is a fighter but is different than Street Fighter)

Capcom brought success to 3DS with games like Monster Hunter 4. I believe Nintendo should buy out Capcom to help out with the Wii U. As you said, you would buy a Wii U if it had a Street Fighter. Many people could believe the same as you causing the Wii U to be a success.
BobBelcher  +   424d ago
Resident Evil used to be amazing.
It's games like this that make me understand Activision's reasoning behind not overly changing CoD.
Matt666  +   424d ago
Agreed when it got to RE4 it lost all the horror aspects and became an action game.
ado908  +   423d ago
To be honest I thought re4 was one of the scarier ones in the franchise. You're telling me the U3 didn't creep you out? Or the el gigante when you first encounter him? What about those creepy regenerators? or verdugo? (The monster in the sewer where u got to freeze him to attack him) don't get me started on those close calls with garradors. I think if u people played resident evil 1, 2, 3 now you wouldnt get scared. You people outgrew it, I know I did. But personally becayse of the graphic enhancement and the new camera angle at the time, resident evil 4 was one of the scarier ones for me
Kenshin_BATT0USAI  +   424d ago
You can't blame CoD for anything really. It's a series that caters to it's audience. Pure and simple. If anything, I think other companies should looks bit closer at activisions philosophy more.
Beastforlifenoob  +   424d ago
I agree thats why they usually get pretty stable sales numbers for each of their games and its not one flop then mega success than mega flop.
awesomeabe1998  +   423d ago
I hate when a bunch of people say that CoD is always the same thing and is trash. CoD is not Battlefield. It is not a serious game when it comes to mp, CoD is a fast paced run and gun game and thats what people like about it. Im a CoD fan and I never tried bf but I cant imagine myself playing bf. Im not saying it's a bad game, im saying people who play CoD cant adapt so well to fighting against tanks jets and helicopters. CoD players will feel the disadvantage of a tank that kills them everytime they respawn. It does not look like you can have a 1 on 1 battle using guns in bf because of the destruction happening. Bf is a great game but not for CoD players and vice versa.
Chug  +   424d ago
Capcom doesn't have enough resources to come out with a good game. Seriously though, what happened to them, they used to be great.
XtraTrstrL  +   424d ago
Just let the main SF team go indie and make a spiritual successor to SF3. If that happened, I wouldn't need Crapcom anyways. The RE creator is already working on his own on The Evil Within, bringing back survival horror. The father of Megaman is working on Mighty No. 9, so all we need is SF's A-team on their own indie team making something in the vein of SF.
DestinyHeroDoomlord  +   424d ago
What about the monster hunter team?
Lboogieskells  +   424d ago
SF3 is one of the most broken fighting games to ever be made. I love it as much as any other Streetfighter fan, but it's time to let it go. On the business side of things, its one of the worst selling SF games which caused the drought so long ago. No matter how much we love em, Anime style fighters dont sell well enough.

People hate Street Fighter 4 but its the series that revived the fighting game genre. Updates cost money so I never minded the multiple releases. Street Fighter 5 should be a hybrid of SF3 and SF4. A beautiful next gen 2d Shell shaded Fighter! ;)

edit:On the Panta Rhei engine of course.
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XtraTrstrL  +   424d ago
As long as it doesn't have Focus Attacks, I'd be fine with it. I know parries should have had more of a system to them, instead of being able to parry nonstop, there should have been a parry bar or something. When I said a spiritual successor to SF3, I didn't mean it had to be done sprite-based, even though there's tools out there now to do sprite-based 2D at little cost to the v-ram and with way higher animations and HD graphics.

I just want an SF that isn't catered to casual gamers as much, and that isn't packed with consumer robbing $$$ DLC that should be free.
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AzurePaladin77  +   424d ago
Personally, I like Capcom.. always have. I've been playing their games since Ghosts & Goblins and Mega Man for NES. They have provided me with much entertainment in recent years for very fair prices. I picked up Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition for $20 at Gamestop. It'll be a real shame to have Capcom go under and not see another Marvel Vs. Capcom or Street Fighter made by them, and/or have those series sold off and possibly not done justice by new developers.

Thanks for the years of enjoyment, Capcom. I hope you can turn things around soon.
hazardman  +   424d ago
Same here dude!
RaikRhythm  +   424d ago
The only thing I'm concerned about here is Monster Hunter, and I know people who are concerned for Street Fighter. Otherwise, I find I don't really care.
jeeves86  +   424d ago
Capcom puts too much money into their games. Their profit margins are so slim because too much money goes into it. Just a broad generalization - it's great if your game brings in 10 million - what's bad is if your game cost 9 million to make. That's why we're seeing these articles of Capcom titles not living up to Capcom's expectations. It's not that they don't sell at all, quite the contrary - it's just that it's not well enough for Capcom.
WeAreLegion  +   424d ago
Perhaps Platinum will be able to acquire Devil May Cry, Viewtiful Joe, and Okami soon.
I hope not. They're overrated developers that make mediocre games.
Hanso  +   424d ago
no
DestinyHeroDoomlord  +   424d ago
The real Dante wouldn't say that.
fsfsxii  +   424d ago
Most of their games are ok. Except for Vanquish. MGRR was mediocre.
Bayonetta is ok.
Mad World was great.
SoulSercher620  +   423d ago
Ninja Theory is an egotistical developer that makes flops.
RaikRhythm  +   424d ago
That would be amazing. I'd love to see another Okami, though I did love Okamiden.
WeAreLegion  +   423d ago
Same here. I think they did well by that series. I'd love to see a console port. It would work well with either the Wii U's controller or Vita.
grassyknoll  +   424d ago
Yet they had 1000 people working on the awful Resident Evil 6. There is something deeply wrong in Capcom.
Matt666  +   424d ago
Don't forget RE4 and RE5 where also crap.
grassyknoll  +   424d ago
Resident Evil 4 is an amazing game (incredibly successful too): fantastic level design, hilarious & imaginative. The problem with Capcom is they thought it was successful just because it was a action game, not a great one: hence Resident Evil 5/6.
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HappyWithOneBubble  +   424d ago
RE4 was one of the best games I ever played. Not crap at all to me.
zep  +   424d ago
i agree with you and to those ppl who like 4 and hate 5 and 6 what????? re4 started all the changes on the RE series i mean the bad and ugly changes that made the horror genre into action shooter its not scary anymore
weirdo  +   424d ago
poor spelling
Seraphim  +   424d ago
there's a Resident Evil 6? Lol
gantarat  +   424d ago
600 not 1000
illustratedDEO  +   424d ago
well there you have it folks expect more dlc and less new original IP's. Not saying Crapcom is done as a major playing field gaming development company. But Crapcom is offically done as a major playing field gaming development company.
ritsuka666  +   424d ago
This pleases me alot. I'm vengeful towards Capcom this generation.
fsfsxii  +   424d ago
I thought they were making mad money from all the milking.
Man, right now a video game crash would be a sight.
majedx9  +   424d ago
RE1,2,3,CODE V are the best RE4>RE5>RE6.
fardan85  +   424d ago
You should add RE zero too. One hell of a game. It worth buying a console for if you haven't played it.
Deadpoolio  +   424d ago
Uh NO RE zero was crap...It was easily the worst not counting garbage like survivor, dead aim and those awful outbreaks...Item management was a joke the constantly switching for puzzle was lame and lets not even get into the terrible constant backtracking
Max-Zorin  +   424d ago
That's what happens when you act like your mascot is no longer needed. Nintendo should try to buy the rights to Mega Man.
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Deadpool616  +   424d ago
Capcom has been horrible this generation, but I can only hope they restructure the way they do business for they can become the amazing video game company I remembered from the past.
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silkylove  +   424d ago
If they go under someone will buy them and all their franchises will still be made. They did this to themselves. They destroyed Resident Evil and Dino Crisis. They destroyed Marvel vs. Capcom by making it with polygons instead of the HD sprites that everybody wanted. They forgot about Power Stone. They milked Street Fighter to death. For some reason they refuse to release Demon's Crest (one of their best games) on the Virtual Console. They destroyed Mega Man. They failed to hold on to all the talent at Clover Studio. Just one poor decision after another.
deadfrag  +   424d ago
Right now im having a big laught due to some people really thinking that CAPCOM is going down anytime soon.CAPCOM have after Nintendo ,the most value Ips in gaming;they have RE7 in the making than they have franchise ips like Maximo.Onimusha,V.JOE,ghost n´goblins,Okami,Cadillacs and dinossaurs,Strider...and many more that we havent seen in years.The problem with Capcom is the lack of new developers,talent developers..they dont have enough developers to make games...were in hell would we see Ono making a F2P game...this is not natural...and im almost certain that Capcom wont die anytime soon.
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DigitalRaptor  +   424d ago
They also only have $152 million in the bank:

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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SoulSercher620  +   423d ago
LOL they're not doing ANYTHING with even half the franchises you just mentioned. And yes at the pace Capcom is going they WILL go under. All the IPs in the world couldn't save them if they don't even use them.

And did you just say they don't have enough developers? HELLO?! They had 600 people working on RE6 and they're looking to INCREASE the size for their future games. A horrible decision to make.
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Matt666  +   424d ago
@grassyknoll what you talking about RE4 lost all it horror aspects and became an action based game if you want horror go back to the original RE's with proper monsters (I.E. Zombies, Hunters, Dogs etc) the weapons you had to find, the lack of ammo, the lack of health items, limited saves I could go on but you get the point.
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TheOneEyedHound  +   424d ago
Who can afford CapCom though? They got too many good IP's.

Devil may Cry
Resident Evil
Monster Hunter
Mega Man
Street Fighter
Dead Rising
Marvel Vs Capcom

Resident evil alone should be worth a fortune.
Beastforlifenoob  +   424d ago
Msoft? Sony? Shit Ea?
_QQ_  +   424d ago
Don't think Sony has the cash for that, Maybe Activision EA,MSOFT or Nintendo. Nintendo would probably try to buy monster hunter since its thriving on 3DS, They would Probably go for megaman too, MS would probably go for dead rising, maybe Namco Bandai would try to buy street fighter, MVC will probably just go to Disney, MS will probably try to buy resident evil too if that was the case.
mhunterjr  +   424d ago
That's the thing about underperforming, it nerfs the value of your IPs. That said, I think only the first parties would have the ability to buy capcom whole. EA probably could, but I doubt they'd be interested.
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Masterman280  +   423d ago
I don't think anyone would buy Capcom, because they'd be pretty expensive, and they're slacking with their games now, so i think companies would just buy a couple of IP's from them. Nintendo would mostly likely buy MH and Mega Man, them two alone would be mad expensive, but a great addition to Nintendo home. Sony could also go for MH and DMC, again great addition.

Microsoft would go for Dead Rising, but i think all those franchises would benefit Microsoft because Japan isn't so tight with XBOX's, but i hope Microsoft never acquires them. Street Fighter Should go to a third party developer, i really wouldn't like SF to be locked on one platform.

MvC would sadly have to die, if Capcom is gone, since they'd be no Capcom, and their franchises would be spread out. Looking forward to seeing what happens.
Thepcz  +   424d ago
RE4 was a great game. it was a total refinement of the series addressing most if not all of the problems with resident evil games, ie the stiff controls etc. but that was the last resident evil game i played. after that, the series nose dived.

as for street fighter, i always held off buying because of capcoms relentless 'new' additions. so in the end, i didnt end up buying at all.

everything that was once great about capcom, is gone. so who cares if they go bankrupt.
CaptainN  +   424d ago
No reason not to have a Wii-U version !! Street fighter hasn't been on a Nintendo home console in years !!
Deadpoolio  +   424d ago
Except for the huge waste of money it would be for the next to no instal base....
CaptainN  +   424d ago
Right... just like they said the same thing about how a fighter wouldn't sell on the Wii either because all it had was casuals.....and then Tatsunoko VS Capcom happened!

You can't increase an install base of a console if you don't bring games to get gamers to buy said console.

Supply and demand...supply games and the demand for the console will go up....keep ignoring support and no one will buy the machine. Third parties have to learn this! You cant make one or two games and because they don't sell give up. You have to re-educate the Nintendo fan-base since they have been excluded for years since the N64. Its logic like yours that continues this stupid trend of "third party games cant do good on Nintendo" nonsense.
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Baka-akaB  +   424d ago
And yet truth be told Tatsunoko didnt sell that well despite its quality , neither did Zack and Wiki , like to many games (or spyborg from capcom too ). At some point Nintendo fans got to buy more 3rd parties games too .

It can't just be Monster Hunter and a select few properties .

Sure you'll tell me that Capcom "was pleased" with Tatsu's sales . I very much doubt that a bit . They just had such low initial estimates and confidence that it exceeded them . They made tatsu a throw away game that was testing water and trying to expand a base .

Notice how what they've tried and learned with Tatsu , helped create MVC3 , absent from any nintendo lineup
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