Capcom Europe hit with significant number of layoffs

Capcom Europe hit with significant number of layoffs Today it has been found that Capcom has chosen to lay off a number of staff members at Capcom Europe. According to the report coming from Videogamer which found the news in the print version of MCV, more than half of the staff at the division has been fired due to their positions being merged. Capcom...
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CC Review Roundup – August 25-September 8, 2013

CC Review Roundup – August 25-September 8, 2013 The last couple of weeks have been packed with reviews! Everyone has been busy trying to get you the best review coverage we can, and there’ve big some big titles to finally come out from August 25 – September 8, 2013. Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Rayman Legends, Lost Planet 3, Madden...
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CC Impact! Presents Lost Planet 3

CC Impact! Presents Lost Planet 3 Capcom (Resident Evil, Lost Planet) and Spark Unlimited (Legendary) have released their newest title – the latest in the science fiction third-person shooter Lost Planet franchise. Lost Planet 3 puts players in the role of Jim Peyton – a contractor from off-world with custom built rig – as...
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Lost Planet 3 Review

Lost Planet 3 Review Lost Planet 3 Developer: Spark Unlimited Publisher: Capcom Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 (Reviewed), PC Release Date: Out Now Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview Lost Planet 3 is a prequel to the first title in the series, developed with a fresh perspective by Spark Unlimited. The game is...
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Laike’s PC Download Deals 8/30/2013

Laike’s PC Download Deals 8/30/2013 This edition’s featured deal is of course the second Capsule Computers Indie Bundle. For a minimum of $1.00, buyers can snag a copy of Super Sanctum TD, Three Dead Zed, Transcripted, Turba, and Cognition Episode 1: The Hangman. If enough bundles are purchased, all buyers will also receive a copy of...
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Titan Comics Set To launch “Lost Planet: First Colony” Prologue Comic

Titan Comics Set To launch “Lost Planet: First Colony” Prologue Comic Titan Comics have just announced, and subsequently released, a brand-new comic that will be set in the world and based on the story of Capcom’s Lost Planet series. The comic is titled “Lost Planet: First Colony” which will act as a prequel to the entirety of the, already seen, Lost Planet...
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Brave Extreme Conditions in Lost Planet 3 August 29th

Brave Extreme Conditions in Lost Planet 3 August 29th Australia and New Zealand are set to experience another an ice age when Lost Planet 3 drops nationwide on August 29th for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and as a digital download for PC. A retail version for Windows PC will become available on September 26th. With this latest addition to one of Capcom’s...
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Laike’s PC Download Deals 8/11/2013

Laike’s PC Download Deals 8/11/2013 The best of the best this edition goes to GamersGate’s Summer Sale Indie Week. There are a ton of great indie games on sale and highly discounted Deals of the Day sales.   Saints Row: The Third The Full Package @ 75% off [Windows - Steam] Review Here Trine Complete Collection Bundle @ 75% off...
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Interview with Bill Watterson; Lost Planet 3′s Jim Peyton

Interview with Bill Watterson; Lost Planet 3′s Jim Peyton Today, we had a great opportunity to speak with the wonderful, generous and talented Cleveland, Ohio native Bill Watterson – voice of Lost Planet 3‘s main protagonist Jim Peyton; a miner on a NEVEC contract to join the crew on E.D.N. III, drilling for the natural resource known as T-Energy. We...
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Could You Survive Lost Planet 3′s Extreme Conditions?

Could You Survive Lost Planet 3′s Extreme Conditions? Chances are you wouldn’t be lucky enough to have this vital suit! We may traverse barren, icy wastelands in video games, but do we ever stop to consider what our survival rate would be if it were real life? In those extreme, freezing, unforgiving conditions? Well now, you can find out. The temperature...
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Hands-on with Lost Planet 3′s Multiplayer

Hands-on with Lost Planet 3′s Multiplayer A little more than two weeks after England got their limey mitts on Lost Planet 3‘s multiplayer suite (they won’t see this as they’re still celebrating Andy Murray’s Wimbledon win), we here at Capsule Computers got our own time with the four multiplayer modes of Capcom‘s...
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Survival is not Enough in Lost Planet 3

Survival is not Enough in Lost Planet 3 Jim Peyton took his job on the sub-zero, unforgiving ice planet of E.D.N. III knowing full well that his life was going to get hard, fast! But I don’t think he knew exactly what lied ahead. Now, you can look through the eyes of the Lost Planet 3 protagonist himself as he ‘fights for the right to...
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Capcom Give Lost Planet 3 Multiplayer First Look

Capcom Give Lost Planet 3 Multiplayer First Look At a special preview event at The Ice Tank in London, England, Capcom not only unveiled the multiplayer component of the upcoming Lost Planet 3, but put it in the hands of attendees. The video embedded at the bottom of this article is your first look at the game’s multiplayer modes. In the clip,...
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Capcom to bring a “big surprise” to E3

Capcom to bring a “big surprise” to E3 Today Capcom revealed that they are going to have a “big surprise” to bring to E3 this year. You see, they have sent out their press invites and while many of the games listed on the invite are games we know of, such as DuckTales: Remastered, Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, Lost...
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Hands-On with Lost Planet 3′s First Chapter

Hands-On with Lost Planet 3′s First Chapter Lost Planet 3 wasn’t really on my radar before yesterday. I enjoyed the first, but never played the second. So it’s an understatement to say I was very pleasantly surprised by this game when I got my chance to go hands-on with its first chapter – about an hour of gameplay. I have been...
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Lost Planet 3 Interview with Andrew Szymanski

Lost Planet 3 Interview with Andrew Szymanski Today we spoke with Lost Planet 3 producer, Andrew Szymanski over at Capcom Tokyo Japan (Audio Interview can be heard below) Andrew runs us through many of the new features that we can expect to see in Lost Planet 3 and also provides us with information on the main character Jim Peyton and the little of...
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Lost Planet 3 Multiplayer Details Arise

Lost Planet 3 Multiplayer Details Arise Lost Planet 3 is making it’s way to consoles in August, but Capcom have now come forth to give us a bit of insight on the multiplayer mode. Personally, I thought the strongest thing about Lost Planet 2 was the game’s Multiplayer, and it looks like that along with a tight single player campaign,...
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Lost Planet 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed in New Trailers

Lost Planet 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed in New Trailers I almost forgot about Lost Planet 3. Last we heard, the game would be hitting the west in June. Well, that date has been changed now to August 27th, but I think this one still has a good deal of potential, despite the series limited appeal thus far. Today, a trio of trailers have been shown off to give...
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Lost Planet 3 release date announced alongside new screens

Lost Planet 3 release date announced alongside new screens Remember the Lost Planet series and how great it used to be? Well… anyways… Capcom has officially announced the release date for Lost Planet 3 in North America and Europe. Gamers in North America can pick the title up on June 25th while European gamers have access to this thing on June 28th. As...
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Lost Planet 3 Hands on Preview and Interview TGS 2012

Lost Planet 3 Hands on Preview and Interview TGS 2012 So far Capcom have released two previews for Lost Planet 3, and at TGS 2012 they have been showing the most recent one – one that was also shown at E3. It introduces you a bit more to the main character, Jim, and has a lot more of a feel for the game and how the finished product will look and feel. And it...
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Environmentally Friendly Lost Planet 3 Screenshots

Environmentally Friendly Lost Planet 3 Screenshots Capcom was excited to show off Lost Planet 3‘s environment in a slew of new screenshots. The screenshots are heavy with breath taking snowy environments, cave systems, and mountain cliffs. There are plenty of enemies and mechs for those who like a little more boom in their pictures. Lost Planet 3 is a...
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Lost Planet 3′s E3 Trailer is a Dish best Served Cold

Lost Planet 3′s E3 Trailer is a Dish best Served Cold With E3 in full swing, many sequels are getting some nice trailers from the event, and the latest is from Capcom with a new clip for Lost Planet 3. This trailer follows Jim on his journey through the bitter cold as he tries to simply get home from his mission. A good number of enemies are shown off, and the...
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Lost Planet 3 Preview

Lost Planet 3 Preview The Lost Planet franchise has always had the ability to bring the awesome monsters to the screen for you to take out. Capsule Computers was given the great opportunity to try out the third game of the franchise, Lost Planet 3, which is a prequel to the first game. It involved a whole bunch of wandering...
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Capcom thinks you will give them 10 Million Dollars this year

Capcom thinks you will give them 10 Million Dollars this year Capcom have just released their sales expectations for several of their big releases this year and it appears that they believe they will make a lot of money off of them. Turns out Capcom have high expectations, 10 million dollars high in fact. In their list of expected returns, Capcom announced that they...
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Capcom Captivate Recap

Capcom Captivate Recap Unless you were buried under a rock, you should know by now that Capcom are going big in 2012, and revealed a ton of deets at Captivate to get us hyped. So what went down, what was shown off, and why should you care? Here is a recap of what we can now expect from the big “C”. In what is somewhat...
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Lost Planet 3 Trailer Leaked, And It’s Ice Cold

Lost Planet 3 Trailer Leaked, And It’s Ice Cold Oh leaked things, how I love you dearly. Thanks to an Italian source, gotta love those Europeans, the Lost Planet 3 trailer has been released onto the internet! And it is looking chilly. You head off into the tundra for the third installment, with the trailer showing off some not so forgiving...
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