Shortly after the leaked trailer of Lost Planet 3 hit the web, Capcom confirmed that the game is indeed being developed by Spark Unlimited. Lost Planet 3 stands alongside other games in their 2013 lineup.
In the next Lost Planet title, players will experience the campaign as Jim. Jim left Earth to take on the task of working as a utility rig pilot on E.N.D III. The game will bring back the same third person camera view of the first two titles, and it will feature first person utility rig action. Lost Planet 3 is expected to hit shelves in early 2013.
Capcom revealed that Resident Evil 6 will release globally on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 2nd. The PC version will follow shortly after. The game was showed off at Capcom‘s annual Captivate event which took place in Rome. This was the first time the media was able to get a glimpse of what Capcom has to offer with Resident Evil 6. Players will take on the role of Leon, with the help of his partner Helena Harper, looking for an escape from the scene of a bio-terrorist zombie outbreak at Ivy University.
Street Fighter X Tekken was another title shown off at Captivate. Cross-Platform-Play between the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita consoles was on display. Players will have the ability to use Cross-Platform-Play over both WiFi and 3G, allowing them to truly pick up and play anywhere at anytime. The introduction of touch controls and local/Wi-Fi multiplayer plus Near functionality were also announced.
Capcom’s Captivate event also showcased Steel Battalion Heavy Armor (to be released on June 19 in North America and from June 22 across Europe), a first time hands-on with, DmC Devil May Cry, Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection for the PlayStation Move, and Dragon’s Dogma.
Capcom is seemingly heading into 2013 strong. What do you think about what their lineup has to offer?
CAPCOM® REVEALS NEW DETAILS ON UPCOMING TITLES AT ANNUAL CAPTIVATE MEDIA SHOWCASE IN ROME
Capcom Announces Lost Planet® 3, New October 2 Release Date for Resident Evil® 6, and PlayStation®3 System Cross-Platform Play for the PlayStation®Vita System Version of Street Fighter® X Tekken®
SAN MATEO, Calif. — April 10, 2012 — Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today confirmed new information and details on its previously announced game line-up for 2012 stemming from its annual media showcase event, Captivate, which took place in Rome last week. At the event, Capcom officially announced Lost Planet® 3 is in full development and scheduled for release on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC in early 2013. In addition, it was announced that the Xbox 360 and PS3™ versions of Resident Evil® 6 will now be released globally on October 2, 2012, with the Windows PC version to follow. Finally, Capcom is pleased to confirm that its forthcoming PlayStation®Vita system title, Street Fighter® X Tekken®, will feature Cross-Platform Play with the PS3™.
The extreme and unpredictable conditions that characterized the Lost Planet® series return, harsher than ever before in Lost Planet 3. Players take on the role of Jim, a utility rig pilot who has left Earth to take on a hazardous but lucrative contract on E.D.N. III. Delivering a diverse range of gameplay, including third-person on-foot battles and intense first-person utility rig action, players will need to brave the uncharted terrain, hostile climate and threat of indigenous Akrid creatures. With a number of multiplayer modes and a compelling single player experience, Lost Planet 3 will delve deeper into the Lost Planet universe, uncovering hidden truths when it releases in early 2013.
Captivate represented the first opportunity for media to see the highly anticipated Resident Evil 6in action, with the game’s development team showcasing one of Leon S. Kennedy’s missions. Full of tension, the action has Leon and partner Helena Harper searching for an escape route from the Ivy University campus, the site of the most recent bioterrorist outbreak and the zombies that now stalk its hallways and grounds.
Announced and showcased during Captivate was the Cross-Platform Play for the PS Vita system version of Street Fighter X Tekken which allows owners of the PS Vita system version to compete against owners of the PS3™ version anywhere in the world, via Wi-Fi or 3G. Other features confirmed for the PS Vita system version of Street Fighter X Tekken were the introduction of touch controls, local and Wi-Fi multiplayer plus Near functionality alongside all the content from the home console version.
For the first time since its announcement, Captivate attendees were able to play DmC Devil May Cry® and experience the fast-paced, stylish combat that is the signature of the series. In addition, the game’s development team, including members from Capcom Japan and Ninja Theory, presented a brand new level of the game. In this area, set at a carnival near the pier where he lives, Dante faces off with a Hunter Demon that has tracked down the Son of Sparda.
Steel Battalion™ Heavy Armor,acollaboration between Capcom and From Software and an Xbox 360 exclusive,introduced a brand new online four player Cooperative Multiplayer Mode available on the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network when the title releases on June 19 in North America and from June 22 across Europe. Attending media were invited to work together, using the innovative mix of Kinect™ for Xbox 360 and regular controller play, and defeat the enemy’s Vertical Tanks.
Attendees were also able to experience new content for the forthcoming open world action-RPG title, Dragon’s Dogma™ and a debut hands on with the recently announced PlayStation®Move enabled Resident Evil®: Chronicles HD Collection.
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