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Ghost Trick demo

Starting today, a demo for Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is being made available on Switch. Fans can pick it up now on the eShop.

Here’s an overview of the game:

Capcom Showcase live stream

The June 2023 Capcom Showcase is almost here, and just ahead of the event, we’re sharing the official live stream. It begins at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET / 11 PM in the UK / 12 AM in Europe. There’ll also be a pre-show a half hour beforehand if you’re interested.

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective is confirmed to have a presence here. Other than that, it remains to be seen if any other Switch titles will appear. Of course, we’ll being you any notable news as it happens. 

Mega Man Battle Network series ending

After six different entries, Mega Man Battle Network came to an end in 2005 (or 2006 for fans in the west). Masakazu Eguchi, who worked on the series since the beginning, briefly commented on the decision to finish things out in a recent interview with 4Gamer.

Here’s our translation:

Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak update 16.0.0

The last major Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak update has now been released, bringing the game up to version 16.0.0.

We detailed some of the new content earlier today, but the patch notes go into things even further. We also have information about adjustments and bug fixes.

The full patch notes for the Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak version 16.0.0 update are as follows:

Monster Hunter Rise Sunbreak Primordial Malzeno

Capcom announced today that Primordial Malzeno will be added to Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak as part of a final bonus update. The patch goes live on June 8, 2023.

Primordial Malzeno was introduced during one last presentation for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreakjust moments ago. This will be the game’s final monster. Amatsu was actually originally planned as the final monster, but that wasn’t the case after all.

Capcom Showcase 2023

A new 2023 Capcom Showcase will air on June 12, it’s just been announced. The event will take place at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET / 11 PM in the UK / 12 PM in Europe. Expected runtime is currently estimated to be 36 minutes.

This is the second annual Capcom Showcase following the show’s debut last year. The 2022 event featured Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, Capcom Fighting Collection, Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium, and more. The company says: “We look forward to sharing new information about Capcom’s upcoming releases and future titles with our fans around the world!”

Capcom Switch sale Dragon's Dogma Phoenix Wright Mega Man

Capcom just kicked off anew June 2023 Switch eShop sale, and it’s one of the company’s biggest yet with the lowest prices ever for Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, and more. A bunch of other titles are discounted as well.

The full lineup of deals in the Capcom June 2023 Switch eShop sale are as follows:

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Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection director Masakazu Eguchi has briefly discussed the origins of the release.

Eguchi spoke about how it came to be in an interview with 4Gamer. It seems that the project was in the works for about two years, and while Capcom already decided on things internally, it sounds like fans’ interest also helped make things a reality.

Kazuhiro Tsuchiya leaves Capcom Mega Man

Kazuhiro Tsuchiya has left Capcom, it’s been revealed. Tsuchiya updated his Twitter bio recently which shows that he is no longer with the company.

Arguably the biggest credit for Tsuchiya is serving as producer on Mega Man 11. Additionally, he was involved with the Mega Man Legacy Collections. It seems that his time at Capcom stretches back to Mega Man 7 as a programmer on that title. Overall, Tsuchiya was at Capcom for nearly three decades.

Capcom is returning with another Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Digital Event on June 7, the company has announced. It will air at 7 AM PT / 10 AM ET/ 3 PM in the UK / 4 PM in Europe.

This will be the final digital event for the game, and will go over what players can expect from the bonus update, and will also feature bonus content and developer interviews.

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