Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City News (PS3)

PSN Plus features Resident Evil discounts this week

Posted: 23.04.2013 by JonahFalcon

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This week's deals for PlayStation Network Plus members includes discounts of up to 65% off games in the Resident Evil series. In addition, the puzzle-platformer Thomas Was Alone, which debuts this week on PSN, features a 20% off its launch price of $9.99 for subscribers.

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.

PlayStation Network US update announced for week of 1st May

Posted: 02.05.2012 by JonahFalcon

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This week's US PlayStation Network includes a discounted full game download of Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and also Awesomenauts, which may or may not be available thanks to the recent insolvency of publisher dtp Entertainment. Otherwise, players can check out the demo for DiRT Showdown.