Video games are expensive enough, and yet people are still willing to shell out even more for some "schwag" which is usually just some toy, soundtrack or other. Capcom's riding the trend with what could be the most expensive "special edition" bundle for a video game ever.
Some would say gaming is as much a part of life as having a good meal. For those who believe that (and are lucky enough to be in the vicinity of Tokyo), a visit to the Capcom Bar is a must see destination. Yes, it's that Capcom — maker of some of the most classic video game titles out there.
Whoo boy, did yesterday's news about Capcom's Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D and its one-save feature explode into a fiery ball of anger. While gamers everywhere are threatening to boycott the game, the reality of the situation may not be so severe. Used-game retailers such as GameStop still plan to stock the game — used.
Buying used video games is great for gamers who don't want to pay full price for the latest hits. You know who doesn't like used video games? Game publishers. In a very sad twist, Capcom's fighting back against the second-hand game market with a game that can only support one save file — for life.
Normally this is where I'd write a great big harumph about being ripped off for downloadable content that should have been part of the game all along. Because that's one way to look at the new Versus mode for Resident...