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  Capcom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Capcom U.S.A., Inc. was established in California as the official North American subsidiary of Capcom in August 1985.
Capcom Asia Co., Ltd. was established in Hong Kong as the official Asian subsidiary of Capcom in July 1993.
Capcom Eurosoft Ltd. was established in United Kingdom as the official European subsidiary of Capcom in July 1998.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capcom   (1210 words)

 Marvel vs. Capcom series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marvel vs. Capcom is a series of fighting games created by Capcom in which characters created by Marvel Comics and Capcom's own characters appear together.
The Marvel vs. Capcom series is perhaps considered to be the most popular among American fans of the Street Fighter series, in part because it allows their comic book heroes and villains to fight alongside or against their favorite Capcom characters.
Many of Capcom's characters, as they starred in non-fighting games (mainly games that were made for Capcom's CPS-1 hardware) were purposely made for the series, with only the Street Fighter and Darkstalkers cast being imported (from Street Fighter Alpha 2, and later, Alpha 3, as well as Darkstalkers 3).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marvel_VS._Series   (861 words)

 Capcom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capcom City is a site supported by Capcom that allows users to win points by do certain tasks such as looking at movies and completing challenges.
The Capcom CPS Changer was released in 1994 and perhaps inspired by SNK's Neo-Geo.
Capcom released the Capcom Power System Changer (CPS is this case NOT referring to Capcom Play System) in 1994, as an attempt to sell their arcade games in console format.
www.shortopedia.com /C/A/Capcom   (384 words)

 Namco X Capcom Review
The Namco X Capcom (read as Namco cross Capcom according to the katakana) was a surprise announcement from Monolith Soft.
Supposedly the next rumored project with Capcom was Sammy versus Capcom that never came to be.
The game is really different from the Capcom versus series, first of all it's designed as a strategy RPG and it has packed inside it hundreds of different characters.
www.siliconera.com /ps2/namcoxcapcom/050602.htm   (1559 words)

 Capcom Classic Collection Hands-On - Xbox News at GameSpot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A throwback to that era is the upcoming Capcom Classics Collection, a compilation of 21 arcade titles from the veteran developer's history that are a potent reminder of why, of the myriad of companies that made arcade games and are now gone, Capcom is still around.
In many ways, Capcom Classic Collection is akin to a grade-school-era or high-school-era snapshot of the publisher/developer; long before it was beloved for its Street Fighter and Resident Evil franchises, Capcom was known for some truly kick-ass arcade games.
Forgotten Worlds is a 1988 side-scrolling shooter that marked a milestone for Capcom, being the first title to be released on the developer's proprietary CPS arcade hardware.
www.gamespot.com /xbox/puzzle/capcomclassicscollection/preview_6131995.html?q=1&tag=gs_hp_flashtop_read   (993 words)

 Capcom vs. SNK 2™: Mark of the Millennium 2001 Review - PlayStation 2
Capcom Vs. SNK 2 is somewhere in between.
Capcom Vs. SNK 2 is, strangely enough, not as difficult as Marvel Vs. Capcom.
Capcom Vs. SNK 2 doesn't excite me as much as SFII once did, but the two-player mode is by far the best mode in the game.
ps2.gamezone.com /gzreviews/r18751.htm   (1733 words)

Capcom was funded with a capital of 1 million which during the first year was augmented to 10,00,000 pounds and then increased to 25,000,000 pounds (approximately $37,000,000).
In July, 1985 the BCCI accounts were ostensibly withdrawn from Capcom, apparently on the advice of the firm's auditors who counseled that the bank should not be engaged in the kind of speculation intrinsic to the commodities markets.
In accepting the Capcom UK settlement, the Board of Trade had reason to believe that Capcom UK had entered into reckless and unbusinesslike dealings, was unable to demonstrate capital compliance, and engaged in fraud and dishonorable conduct in its dealings with the exchanges, among other things.
www.fas.org /irp/congress/1992_rpt/bcci/21capcom.htm   (13848 words)

 IGN: Capcom vs. SNK: Millennium Fight 2000 Pro Review
Capcom and SNK both have been slaving away with the fighting genre for eons, and if there are any two companies out there who know their stuff, it's those two.
While the Capcom version fills its power meter through defense and offense that's eventually unleashed into some nasty super moves, the SNK alternative requires the player to charge their own power meter through discretionary button pushes (and special non-chargeable attacks called Desperations).
Even still, Capcom vs. SNK is a great slugger and deserves our wholehearted recommendation for the new and uninitiated alike.
psx.ign.com /articles/367/367028p1.html   (1415 words)

 GameSpy: Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Review
Capcom parlayed this success into a whole new series of fighters, first with 1995's Marvel Super Heroes and then with 1996's landmark X-Men vs. Street Fighter.
The series culminated in 2000 with the release of Marvel vs. Capcom 2, a tour de force of 2D sprites, 3D backgrounds and epilepsy-triggering light shows.
Mastery of Marvel vs. Capcom 2 comes only by wrapping your head around all of these disparate features and using that knowledge to try to establish some order in the game's rampant chaos.
ps2.gamespy.com /playstation-2/marvel-vs-capcom-2-new-age-of-heroes/565582p1.html   (632 words)

 Xbox Publisher: Capcom
Since then, Capcom has expanded in all areas of the videogame industry and has offices in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan; Sunnyvale, California; London, England; and Hong Kong, China.
Capcom Classics Collection is a blast-from-the-past compilation that reintroduces more than 20 unforgettable classic Capcom titles which cannot be found anywhere in one location.
Capcom shocked the gaming world when they announced that the third installment of this popular PSX series would be coming to the Xbox exclusively.
publishers.teamxbox.com /company/60/Capcom   (1328 words)

 IGN: Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes Review
Marvel vs Capcom 2 proves to be one of the best fighting games out there, one of the Dreamcast's most sparkling gems, and an awesome experience both for 1 player and multiple players alike.
Capcom's hit the stratosphere in insanity, with massive displays of sprites and animation spewing across the screen, from Tron Bonn with her dozens of cloned robo dudes to Son Son's giant phallic symbol.
They'll win or lose but won't necessarily be able to repeat their performance, and to them Capcom's button configuration will be reduced to one giant button the size of the controller with the words "mash, mash" inscribed upon it.
dreamcast.ign.com /articles/164/164736p1.html   (1734 words)

 Marvel vs Capcom 2 Review - Xbox
Marvel vs Capcom 2 is rated T for Teen for violence, blood, and sexual themes.
If this is your first time to play a Capcom fighting game, the learning curve is not that steep, and you will be able to pick it up within thirty minutes.
Marvel vs Capcom 2 was awesome back two years ago, because nothing can be better then fighting with the best Street Fighter characters against the most powerful Marvel characters.
xbox.gamezone.com /gzreviews/r16922.htm   (1185 words)

 SNK - CAPCOM dot com - News , interviews , reviews , articles , fan forum , focused on gaming and the history of gaming ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The show floor opens at 11:00 A.M. At approximately 10:45 A.M., May 10th, 2006, we'll have pictures of both SNK and Capcom's booths (and other pix as well) in our S-C Gallery for viewing.
Full E3 2006 write up on Capcom and SNK to follow in a few days.
Capcom is a registered trademark of © 2003 Capcom U.S.A., Inc. All rights reserved.
www.snk-capcom.com   (331 words)

 Capcom vs. SNK: Pro Review - PlayStation
If you already have Capcom Vs. SNK 2, this version isn't a necessity, but it is a blast, and the gameplay variations are fun to mess around with.
Capcom Vs. SNK Pro is a good concept, but it's not exactly a new one.
Capcom Vs. SNK 2 is already out on PS2, and a new variation of it is coming to GameCube.
psx.gamezone.com /gzreviews/r20920.htm   (1355 words)

 GameSpy: Capcom 2006 Press Event Recap
The meeting began with a summary of Capcom's plans for the current year, and a recap of last year's successes.
He noted that 2006 will be a transition year for both the market and for Capcom, with games being developed for the next generation of systems, specifically the Xbox 360.
Capcom is making efforts to produce exciting titles not just for the next-generation, but also in mobile gaming and merchandising of their more popular characters and franchises.
ps2.gamespy.com /playstation-2/okami/689285p1.html   (506 words)

 AMOA Show Update: Live from Vegas - SNK - Capcom dot com
Furthermore, to save on production costs, like Capcom vs. SNK 2, they may opt to have other parites distribute their developed games for them.
I'm just a little disappointed that Capcom didn't surprise us with anything of their own, but since those in the know have been tracking the scene like hawks with nothing new to report, that was expected.
Capcom on the other hand, is pretty tight lipped about what they have planned, but expect a quality 2-D fighter from them next year.
www.snk-capcom.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=2985&postid=50296   (1149 words)

 Game Publisher / - TotalVideoGames.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capcom began in Japan in 1979 as a manufacturer and distributor of electronic game machines.
In 1983 Capcom Co., LTD was founded and soon built a reputation for introducing cutting-edge technology and software to the video game market.
Now an industry leader in the video game industry for 25 years, Capcom's legacy of historic franchises in home and arcade gaming are testaments to an unparalleled commitment to excellence.
www.totalvideogames.com /publishers/Capcom_Index_6.htm   (178 words)

I've taken seven of my favorite Capcom heroes, and am going to see what it's like if they really did work together.
I am not afflated with Capcom, and I do not own any of these characters unless otherwise noted.
Capcom is my all time favorite game company, I would never do anything to insult them.
www.geocities.com /rockman6262001/strikeforcemain.html   (214 words)

 Amazon.com: Marvel Vs. Capcom: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capcom's lineup includes Street Fighters Ryu, Chun Li, and Zangief, but also nonfighting characters like Captain Commando, Strider Hiryu, and Mega Man. The result is an ultimate (albeit a bit condensed) lineup of fighters from all over the place.
The graphics are colorful and flashy with most of the backgrounds and effects during supermoves retaining much of their animation.The characters themselves look great and are also given a nice amount of animation.The gameplay is Fast and fun with little to no slowdown of any kind,even during screen filling supermoves.
Overall Marvel Vs Capcom for the PSOne,is a polished,Nice-Quality port retaining about 85% of the Arcade version.If you have a dreamcast you obviously won't want to bother with this port but if you don't have a DC and own a Playstation/PS2,this game is still a fine substitute.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004R9IC?v=glance   (1612 words)

 GameSpy: Capcom Fighting Evolution Preview
The last 2D fighter that Capcom developed was Capcom vs. SNK 2, which was released on the Dreamcast, Xbox, GameCube and PS2.
There's little hope that Capcom would change this, considering the game is going to be released in the next couple of months, but it would be nice of them to do some touching up as a bare minimum.
For now, having a new Capcom game is more than anyone could ask for, and despite the rather crunky graphics, many fans (myself included) are looking forward to this game when it comes out.
xbox.gamespy.com /xbox/capcom-fighting-jam/551276p1.html   (726 words)

 Amazon.com: Marvel vs. Capcom 2: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Capcom really did a great job here and I hope to see more games like this from Capcom in the future as this is the mark of excellence that all team based fighting games should have to live up to.
Capcom serves up classic Street Fighter characters like Ryu and Ken, along with Darkstalkers favorites Felicia and Morrigan, and even Mega Man! Capcom's got a ton of their most popular characters too, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, and pretty much all of the X-Men.
Capcom knows good fighting games, and this is as good as they come.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006LEM1?v=glance   (1986 words)

But Capcom's strength is 2D, and in this case, Capcom does 2D better than 3D.
With new games using 3D engines, Capcom is running on ground that its not familiar with.
A new element to the gameplay, along with the 2-on-2 gameplay, is the ability to randomly get a third helper which can jump into the fight for a second or two and throw a few attacks.
www.gamegen.com /fightgen/features/capcom2.html   (2608 words)

One reason for this is seeing and controlling your favorite fighters and super heroes recreated and insanely animated in a video game.
CPS-II fighting game, with a few new home exclusive modes to boot, such as the requisite "Survival Mode," "Training Mode" and "Cross Fever" mode, which is a madness-filled 4 player(!) fighting fest, where you and three of your friends can battle it out in a huge free-for-all.
All the insane screen-sized supers and special effects are all in, backgrounds are filled with cool little ambient animations, and each character exudes an over-the-top personality that make them all stand out.
www.ex.org /4.4/47-game_mvc.html   (766 words)

 Amazon.com: Marvel Vs. Capcom: Computer & Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Marvel VS Capcom is better on the Dreamcast than it was in the arcades, the control is easy, the graphics are sharp and crisp and bright, and the action is fast, so fast you might lose track of what your doing.
His character sprite may be based on the original Street Fighter Alpha character, but Capcom designed him to give him his old red headband he had while he was growing older, and make his voice sound a little deeper.
Marvel VS Capcom for the Dreamcast is one game that shouldn't be left behind.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000K117?v=glance   (2322 words)

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