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Encyclopedia > Capcom Five

The Capcom Five was a series of video games under development by Capcom's Production Studio 4, originally intended to be exclusive to the Nintendo GameCube. Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami had a strong hand in the development of each game. Namcos Pac-Man was a hit, and became a universal phenomenon. ... For the original NASA meaning, see capsule communicator. ... Capcom Production Studio is a developer behind Capcoms games. ... The Nintendo GameCube , GCN) is Nintendos fourth home video game console, belonging to the sixth generation era. ... The Resident Evil logo used for the Nintendo GameCube remake. ... Shinji Mikami, circa 2002. ...


The Capcom Five

P.N.03, short for Product Number Three, is a 2003 video game developed by Capcom for the Nintendo GameCube. ... Killer7 is a video game jointly developed and published by Grasshopper Manufacture and Capcom for the GameCube and PlayStation 2. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Resident Evil 4, released in Japan as biohazard 4 ), is a horror themed third-person shooter published and developed by Capcom. ... Viewtiful Joe is a video game developed by Capcoms Capcom Production Studio 4 design team Team Viewtiful. The other games in the series, including the PS2 port of the first game, have been made by Clover Studio. ...

Fate of the Capcom Five

P.N.03 (or Product Number 03) was the first released in 2003. It was panned by critics and failed to meet the expected sales quota by a wide margin. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In August 2003, Dead Phoenix was cancelled and there are currently no plans to revive the project. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Killer7, originally scheduled for release in December 2003, was pushed back numerous times but the game was finally released in early July 2005. The game was met with very polarized reviews and also failed to meet the expected sales quota, though it gained a strong cult following. Killer7 was also not exclusive to the GameCube; a PlayStation 2 version was also released simultaneously. This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The PlayStation 2 , abbreviated PS2) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ...


Viewtiful Joe garnered outstanding reviews from critics but failed to catch on with mainstream gaming audiences. Its sales, while moderately good, didn't live up to Capcom's expectations. Despite this, it convinced Capcom to spawn a new franchise (consisting of multiple sequels and an animated series) to help add to the company's homegrown I.P. The game was subsequently ported with additional characters to the PS2, and its sequel appeared on both systems simultaneously. For the 2006 film, see Intellectual Property (film). ...


Resident Evil 4 is the standout among the five, selling over 200,000 copies in Europe during its first month, and over 1,000,000 worldwide. It consistently appears on many "Best Of" lists for both GameCube and PlayStation 2. The Playstation 2 version was announced approximately 2 months prior to the GameCube version's release, and was finally available with extra mission some months later. World map showing the location of Europe. ...


The Capcom Five has become infamous, particularly among Nintendo fans, for not turning out nearly as well as everyone had expected. P.N.03 was panned by many critics for being a dull, mediocre game, and Dead Phoenix was cancelled for reasons unknown. The other three games (Viewtiful Joe, Killer7 and Resident Evil 4) were all ported to the PlayStation 2, and the Viewtiful Joe and Resident Evil 4 PlayStation 2 ports were both given extra features not included in the GameCube games. The PlayStation 2 , abbreviated PS2) is Sonys second video game console, the successor to the PlayStation and the predecessor to the PlayStation 3. ...


 
 

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