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 responded to MCV’s question about the layoffs by saying that “Following a restructure ...

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 ’25, Disney Infinity, and The Bureau: XCOM Declassified headline the games we’ve covered lately. Ou...

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 he takes on missions and unwelcoming indigenous life on the planet of E.D.N. III. Join edit...

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 once again set on E.D.N. III, but you won’t be seeing any green pastures here – thi...

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 Cognition Episode 2: The Wise Monkey. For those paying $5.00 or more, SpaceChem, Swords & ...

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 story/series. First Colony will take us fans on a ride through time to the first arrival of ...

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 major franchises, new truths about E.D.N. III and its colonial history will be revealed. With a h...

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 [Mac/Windows – Steam] Shattered Haven @ 80% off [Mac/Windows – DRM Free] Sanc...

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 spoke for over an hour, talking about his work on the game, first experience with video game ...

Could You Survive Lost Planet 3’s Extreme Conditions?

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 on E.D.N. III – Lost Planet 3‘s setting – is a lethal minus-120 degrees Celsius…the frozen planet can easily become a mass grave-site, but ...

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 upcoming prequel. I spent a couple hours playing multiple matches of each game type: Team Deathmat...

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 survive’. Watch the ‘Monologue Trailer’ embedded at the bottom of this ar...

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