Capcom remains a part of the ever-shrinking club of developers from the 80’s still in business. The studio may have never made a platform, but its portfolio includes some of the most memorable franchises around — Mega Man, Resident Evil, Street Fighter, and Devil May Cry. But there is one game that for the longest time in the US remained a niche hit… until it became the best selling title from Capcom of all time in 2018. For today, we’re going to take a closer look at how Monster Hunter went from having a cult success to having a global one. Read more…
This week was a special cast as I welcomed back Tim Wetzel from A Paladin Without a Crusade to talk about the recent Street Fighter 5 launch problems, and joining us was Game-Wisdom’s first contributor: James Ellerby.
A few weeks ago news that made my inner-child happy was announced: That WayForward is working on a remastered edition of the classic Nintendo game: Duck Tales. My inner-child got a second dose of happiness when the game Mickey Mouse: Castle of Illusion was also revealed to have a remastered edition coming.
Duck Tales, like many children’s cartoons made the transition to video games with help from veteran studios at the time such as Capcom. But what’s interesting was when Wayforward revealed plans to make an allowance for children playing the game by having easy modes. Now the odd part was that Duck Tales and its ilk when they were released were aimed at children… or were they?