SUNNYVALE, Calif ¾ July 10, 2006 — Capcom, a powerhouse in the multi-billion dollar video game industry, today announced an exciting lineup of activities geared towards gaming fans of all ages at the upcoming Comic-Con International: San Diego. Capcom will be located in booth #4145, which will feature more than a dozen playable demos and a store offering a variety of merchandise. In addition, Capcom will host three major game tournaments where competitors can put their skills to the test in Street Fighter® II’ Hyper Fighting, Street Fighter® Alpha 3 and Mega Man Battle Network® 6. Comic-Con 2006 will take place at the San Diego Convention Center from July 20-23.
Comic-Con attendees can get a peek at Capcom’s upcoming game lineup with demos of several console, handheld and mobile titles. Game stations will include the following playable titles: Lost Planet™ for Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft; Capcom® Classics Collection Vol. 2, Ōkami™ and God Hand™ for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system; Capcom® Classics Collection Reloaded, Capcom® Puzzle World, Power Stoneâ Collection and Ultimate Ghosts ‘n Goblins™ for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system; Phoenix WrightÔ: Ace AttorneyÔ Justice For All and Mega Man® ZX for the Nintendo DSä; Mega Man™, Phoenix Wright™: Ace Attorney™, Resident Evil™: The Missions, Street Fighter™ II and Super Puzzle Fighter™ II: Network Battle for the mobile phone platform.
Capcom’s booth will include a store offering show goers a variety of merchandise including: an array of classic and current games such as Phoenix Wright™: Ace Attorney™ for the Nintendo DS™ (including bonus Ace Attorney DS stylus); Universal Media Disc (UMD™) movies for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system including Street Fighter Alpha: The Movie, Night Warriors Darkstalkers™ Revenge Alpha and Night Warriors Darkstalkers™ Revenge Omega; Resident Evil® 4 Soundtrack book; Phoenix Wright™ and Chun-Li plush toys; Devil May Cry® 3: Dante’s Awakening Dante action figure; assorted Capcom apparel; and a variety of rare limited edition merchandise.
Highlighting Capcom’s show plans will be game tournaments featuring Street Fighter II’ Hyper Fighting on Xbox Live® Arcade for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Street Fighter Alpha 3 (from Street Fighter® Alpha Anthology for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system) and Mega Man Battle Network® 6 for the Game Boy® Advance video game system. The Street Fighter II’ Hyper Fighting tournament will take place on Saturday, July 22, from 12:00pm-5:00pm and the grand prize winner will receive an Xbox 360 console, courtesy of Microsoft. Net battlers can duke it out with Mega Man Battle Network 6 for the chance to win one of two Nintendo DS™ Lites, courtesy of Nintendo of America, on Sunday, July 23, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Rounding out the competition weekend will be Street Fighter Alpha 3 on Sunday, July 23, from 12:30pm-4:00pm with the winner receiving a $250 Best Buy gift certificate. All tournaments will take place in Room 29 C/D which is upstairs from the exhibit floor. Please visit www.capcom.com and http://evo2k.com/comiccon/ for more details.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. Founded in 1983, the company has created world renowned franchises including Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega Man, Viewtiful Joe, Devil May Cry and the Onimusha series. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, the company maintains operations in the U.S., United Kingdom, Germany, Tokyo and Hong Kong. More information about Capcom and its products can be found on the company’s web site at www.capcom.com.