Dead Rising: Watchtower, the live-action film based on Capcom's popular open-world zombie series, is coming to Xbox consoles a week early, Xbox Live director of programming Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb has announced.
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Dead Rising: Watchtower, the film based on Capcom's open-mall zombie series, has received its first trailer.
Starring comedian Rob Riggle (The Daily Show, 21 Jump Street) and Academy Award nominee Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Dead Rising: Watchtower will debut on 27th March on Sony Pictures Television's streaming service Crackle. Other stations will air it episodically.
Director Zach Lipovsky (Leprechaun: Origins) said he wanted to make the movie like "Indiana Jones with zombies" in terms of tone.
The Dead Rising movie - now dubbed Dead Rising: Watchtower - will star actor and comedian Rob Riggle as Frank West, Legendary has announced.
The Dead Rising movie adaptation will begin shooting this week, Sony has announced.
Undead survival game Dead Rising is being turned into a film by Legendary Digital Media, a new report has revealed.
A comprehensive anthology of current-gen (or is that last-gen?) Dead Rising games is due out on Xbox 360 on 7th March in Europe, Capcom has announced.
Capcom management abandoned interest in new IP to force development of sequels, former Capcom head of development Keiji Inafune has alleged.
Studio bosses keen to cut costs opted for a policy of systemic sequelisation, Inafune claimed in an address at a Kyoto university (translated by Andriasang).
New titles - including Inafune's Dead Rising and Lost Planet - were initially rejected.
Dead Rising star Frank West is finally coming to the PlayStation 3 after five years of Xbox 360 exclusivity – and Off the Record developer Capcom Vancouver predicts Sony fans will welcome him with open arms.
Capcom will release a "fan's version" of zombie kill-em-up Dead Rising 2 this autumn as a full retail disc release.
Off the Record replaces motocross champion Chuck Greene with Frank West, the photojournalist star of the first Dead Rising.
It presents a what if? scenario that re-imagines the Fortune City outbreak as if West experienced it.
Did you play zombie kill-em-up Dead Rising 2? If so, Capcom wants to know what you thought of it.
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero was the top Xbox Live Arcade game of 2010, Microsoft mouthpiece Major Nelson has revealed.
Controversial Xbox Live Arcade exclusive Dead Rising 2: Case West will release next month, Capcom's announced.
This year's break-out success on Xbox Live Arcade was Dead Rising 2: Case Zero - the downloadable prologue to Dead Rising 2.
Capcom revealed that as of the end of October, the game's total sales were over 600,000.
"Crazy! Thanks to everyone for making it a big success!" wrote Capcom's jgonzo on his blog.
Microsoft's Xbox Live service has enjoyed another record breaking month, according to a study carried out by market research firm Forecasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment (FADE).
Keiji Inafune has decided to quit Capcom at the end of the month. He's been with the company for 23 years.
Exclusive downloads are considerably more effective than expensive advertising campaigns, reckons Capcom.
Capcom has denied it is "alienating" PS3-owning Dead Rising fans following the announcement of Xbox Live-exclusive downloadable game Dead Rising 2: Case West.
Capcom has announced Dead Rising 2: Case West - another Xbox 360-exclusive downloadable game.
Capcom has let it be known that Dead Rising: Case Zero has broken all Xbox Live Arcade records for week-one sales.
Dead Rising: Case Zero, the downloadable prologue for the forthcoming second instalment in the series, has proved to be a big hit.
All Capcom games exist because Keiji Inafune said yes. As head of global research and development at the Japanese powerhouse, Inafune's the man responsible for approving game ideas from his own producers. A case in point: the recently announced Street Fighter X Tekken is in production because producer Yoshinori Ono convinced Inafune that it would be worthwhile.
Japanese game company Capcom hopes Dead Rising will replace the iconic Resident Evil series as its number one franchise.
Anyone for a cornetto?
After half an hour of knocking the undead around with a trashcan, I suddenly realised that "zombie" would be a pretty good word to play in Scrabble. It's not a game-changer necessarily, but lay that across a triple score tile, preferably landing the Z on some kind of letter multiplier, and you've got yourself a handy boost if you're getting behind. This is the sort of thing that tends to happen whenever you play Dead Rising. You get into the zone, you start busting heads, and pretty soon you find yourself thinking about stuff like Scrabble.
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero is a bizarre idea: a slick chunk of pre-release DLC, a playable prologue for a game that hardly seems likely to thrive on story. If you're in a grumpy mood, you could be forgiven for writing this off as an expensive demo. If you're feeling a little more charitable, however, you'll notice the finer points - the chummy cluster of Achievements, the fact that you can grind your character up to level five and then import that status into the full game when it arrives - and it becomes something a little more benign. Let's call it a cheap piece of fan-service that players are more than welcome to ignore.
Set two years before the events of Dead Rising 2, Case Zero gives you a little bit of insight into the early days of the series' new protagonist Chuck Greene, and tells you what he gets up to before he reaches Fortune City and starts shoeing zombies on a daily basis. Chuck - who looks like a direct-to-video Paul Newman - and his infected daughter Katey have wound up in Still Creek, a limp sprawl of motels and gas stations strung across a dusty patch of sun-scorched earth just outside of Las Vegas.
You've got dead on you.
Capcom has said that Dead Rising 2: Case Zero will be released on 31st August and exclusively on Xbox Live.
DLC prologue for Capcom's zombie sequel.
We should expect to see Dead Rising star Frank West in more of Capcom's games in future.