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Asura's Wrath

Asura's Wrath

Release date: 2012

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Capcom

Asura's Wrath (アスラズ ラース, Asurazu Rāsu) is an action video game developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Capcom. Asura's Wrath was first announced at the Tokyo Game Show in 2010, and was released worldwide in February 2012. The game is playable on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One via 360 backwards compatibility, and the PlayStation 4 and PC via PlayStation Now. The game follows the title character, the demigod Asura as he seeks revenge on the pantheon of other demigods who betrayed him. The s…

Alien vs. Predator

Release date: 1994

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Capcom

Alien vs. Predator (エイリアンVSプレデター) is a 1994 beat 'em up video game developed and released by Capcom for the CPS-2 arcade game system. It is based on the science fiction franchise of the same name. In the game, the players take control of up to three out of four cyborg and Predator characters in a battle against the Alien hordes and rogue human soldiers. The game was very well received by the public and by media publications, becoming a classic title for many fans of the beat 'em up genre.

Ace Attorney Investigations 2

Ace Attorney Investigations 2

Release date: 2011

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Capcom

Gyakuten Kenji 2, unofficially known as Ace Attorney Investigations 2, is an adventure video game developed by Capcom. It was released in Japan for the Nintendo DS in 2011 and for Android and iOS in 2017; Capcom does not plan to release the game outside Japan, but a full English fan translation was released in 2014. The game is the sixth entry in the Ace Attorney series, and a sequel to Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth (2009). The game follows prosecutor Miles Edgeworth, detective Di…

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom

Release date: 1990

Genres: Action

Platforms: Nintendo Nes

Publishers: Capcom

Adventures in the Magic Kingdom is a video game released on June 1, 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Its soundtrack was composed by Yoko Shimomura. The game was released in five different regions (British Isles, North America, France, Scandinavia, and Australasia), using three different retail covers. The game places the player as a nameless main character, for whom the player can enter a name at the start of the game, into a hub-and-spoke Disney park heavily based on the company's D…

Ataxx

Ataxx

Release date: 1988

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Capcom, The Leland Corporation

Ataxx (アタックス) is a strategy video game that was published in arcades by The Leland Corporation in 1990. It also appeared the same year as Spot: The Video Game and later as the Microscope Puzzle from the 1993 CD-ROM game The 7th Guest. The game was invented by Dave Crummack and Craig Galley in 1988 and was originally called Infection. It was first programmed on Amiga, Commodore 64, and Atari ST. Although Ataxx was sold as a video game and not with a physical game board, it can be played with a Re…

Auto Modellista

Auto Modellista

Release date: 2002

Genres: Arcade, Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: Capcom

Auto Modellista (アウトモデリスタ) is a racing game developed and published by Capcom, first released on PlayStation 2, later ported to GameCube and Xbox.

Age of Booty

Age of Booty

Release date: 2008

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Publishers: Capcom

Age of Booty is a real-time strategy video game developed by Certain Affinity and published by Capcom for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows. Set in the swashbuckling era, the game puts the players in the control of a pirate ship with the goal of looting and capturing towns for a pirate faction, while defeating the enemy ships on the way.

Armored Warriors

Armored Warriors

Release date: 1994

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Capcom

Armored Warriors, known in Japan as Powered Gear - Strategic Variant Armor Equipment (パワード ギア: ストラテジック ヴァリアント アーマー イクイプメント, Pawādo Gia: Sutoratejikku Vuarianto Amā Ikuipumento), is a 1994 mecha-themed beat-em-up game released by Capcom as a coin-operated video game for their CP System II hardware. The "Variant Armors" mecha featured in the game were later used for the head-to-head fighting game Cyberbots: Full Metal Madness. After being included with the Retro-Bit Super Retro-Cade dedicated cons…

Avengers (video game)

Avengers (video game)

Release date: 1987

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Capcom

Avengers, sometimes known as Avenger, and known in Japan as Hissatsu Buraiken (必殺 無頼拳, lit. "Deadly Ruffian Fist"), is a 1987 overhead-view vertically scrolling beat 'em up arcade game developed and published by Capcom. The game was directed by Takashi Nishiyama, who later co-planned the original Street Fighter and a few of SNK's early fighting games.

Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons

Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons

Release date: 1996

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Sega Saturn

Publishers: Capcom

Arthur to Astaroth no Nazomakaimura: Incredible Toons (アーサーとアスタロトの謎魔界村 インクレディブルトゥーンズ) (lit. Arthur and Asaroth's Mysterious Demon World Village) is a 1996 puzzle video game for the Sega Saturn and PlayStation which was only released in Japan. Capcom licensed Dynamix's Sid & Al's Incredible Toons engine with a Ghosts 'n Goblins motif, so it is essentially a sequel to that game. The game was initially completed without the Ghosts 'n Goblins characters, which Capcom decided to add in at the last mi…

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Capcom

Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth is a 2009 adventure video game developed and published by Capcom. It was originally released for the Nintendo DS in Japan in 2009, and internationally in 2010, and later for iOS and Android in 2017. It is the fifth game in the Ace Attorney series, and is set between the events of the third and fourth games, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney − Trials and Tribulations and Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney. While previous games in the series focus on defense attor…