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Dead Rising 3 networking suffered with more than two players

It's not that Xbox One launch game Dead Rising 3 can't support more than two players in online co-op, but during some "rough tests," developer Capcom Vancouver found it be too stressful on the network connection. "Obviously we'd like to have three players, four players, more players, and we did...

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Dead Rising 3 and the stuttering car conundrum

Mobility has always been an issue with the Dead Rising games. No entry in the series until Dead Rising 3, the upcoming Xbox One launch game, has created a big enough sandbox for vehicles to be a crucial component of the experience. There have been cars before, but their use was limited by...

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Dead Rising 3's SmartGlass app lets NPC call, probably not for bowling

Capcom Vancouver developer Brent Arnst wrote about the creation of Dead Rising 3's SmartGlass app in a Gamasutra blog yesterday, detailing the way the zombie-ridden universe's survivors will interact with it. Arnst noted a character that will call and text the player "at any time to offer...

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Dead Rising 3 season pass, DLC plans crawl from the grave

Capcom has revealed DLC plans for Dead Rising 3, including word that four big additions are planned for the game as well as a discounted season pass. There's scant information on these additions, beyond word that each will include "new playable characters, missions, weapons, and more," but...

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Friends unite and take down psychos in Dead Rising 3

Capcom has confirmed online co-op will return for Dead Rising 3 when it launches this November on Xbox One. Protagonist Nick can be joined by big rig driver Dick (yes, Nick and Dick), and travel freely in Los Perdidos, together or independently. In past games, partners were limited to exploring the...

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Dead Rising 3 has up to ten endings, brings back Overtime mode

Capcom Vancouver producer Mike Jones confirmed Dead Rising 3 will follow the series' precedent of branching paths and multiple endings. "I think typically we've always had about somewhere between six and 10, something like that," Jones said during a Gamescom meeting with OXM. "There's a handful of...

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Dead Rising 2 dev working on 'unannounced new IP'

We've known that Capcom's Vancouver studio (formerly Blue Castle Games) was hard at work on two different projects and now, if a recent job listing is to be believed, it appears that at least one of them is a brand new IP. This listing asks for a design director on an "unannounced new IP,"...

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Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will cost $40 in North America

Many were surprised (and a bit saddened) to hear Frank West wouldn't be in Dead Rising 2 when it was announced. DLC alleviated some of that desire to see the guy who's covered wars (you know) make a return, but Capcom will up the ante later this year with a new edition of Dead Rising 2, placing...

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Capcom Vancouver has two projects underway

Dee Jay Randall, of Capcom Vancouver (formerly Blue Castle Games), revealed during his GDC talk -- covering Dead Rising 2 multiplayer -- that two projects are currently underway at the studio. Without going into specifics about either project, Randall spoke at great length about Capcom...

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Dead Rising 2 ships 2 million, Blue Castle Games renamed

Capcom announced this morning that Dead Rising 2 has shipped over two million units globally, making it more successful than the original zombie survival sandbox. The company also stated that the Dead Rising franchise has shipped over four million units globally. That math likely entails the...

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