Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City News (PC)

Capcom offer fans chance to be featured in upcoming game

Posted: 14.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Want people to see your mug in a Capcom title? The studio is offering fans the chance to do just that by reciting your favourite Resident Evil moments. Capcom are accepting entries until April 14th.

They are taking nostalgia submissions through the Resident Evil Facebook page, tweets with tag #REmemory, or by linking them YouTube videos. It's unclear if it would be a Resident Evil title.

Resident Evil dev Slant Six trims quarter of staff

Posted: 12.06.2012 by Technet2k

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Developer Slant Six Games of Resident Evil: Operation Racoon City has made redundant 26 of its 96 employees, meaning over 25 percent are let go from the Vancouver company.

The studio stress these are "temporary layoffs," as they work diligently on new business projects so they can "reinstate every single person affected." Their Resi Evil title sold 2m.

Capcom: Street Fighter x Tekken has "fallen short of our plan" Poll

Posted: 15.05.2012 by Technet2k

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Sales for Street Fighter x Tekken have not been what Capcom thought they'd be, having sold 1.4 million units since its March launch, declaring sales "have fallen short of our plan".

They blame "cannibalism" as one of the primary causes, as other brawlers have released "within a short time" of each other. Meanwhile Slant Six was right for a Resident Evil game.

Capcom profits slip after slow fiscal

Posted: 08.05.2012 by Technet2k

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There have been some disappointing numbers from Capcom for the fiscal year ending March 31st, as revenue was down 16 percent to $1.02bn. Profits slimmed 13 percent to $84.2m.

Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has moved good numbers despite critical reception. 1.7m units sold in Europe and the US, with 250k in Japan. It became Capcom's 25th best-seller.

Spec Ops DLC releases begin for Operation Raccoon City tomorrow

Posted: 10.04.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Capcom has announced at Captivate 2012 that the Spec Ops downloadable content is beginning its release schedule for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City tomorrow on Tuesday. The first DLC will be a free mission that lets players play as the good guys who are trying to discover evidence of a deadly viral outbreak in Raccoon City.