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Capcom layoffs, Senior VP Christian Svensson among them [Update: Capcom responds]

Capcom is currently going through a reorganization, with Christian Svensson, senior VP of planning and business development, known to be departing the company. "After nearly eight years, it is my final day at Capcom," wrote Svensson in a social media post. "This departure is not a bad thing for...

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Capcom Fighting Jam, Capcom vs SNK 2 on US PSN 'eventually'

Both Capcom Fighting Evolution (Capcom Fighting Jam in Japan) and Capcom vs SNK 2 are available on PlayStation Network in Japan, leaving fighting fans in the US wanting of what was once a bad business idea. Capcom senior VP Christian Svensson offers a crumb of hope in the Capcom forums, saying both...

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Capcom on the hunt for Street Fighter X Tekken hackers

The fact that Street Fighter X Tekken's character DLC exists on the disc is a contentious issue in its own right, but now a preemptive compatibility countermeasure is being exploited by nefarious ne'er-do-wells with hacked Xbox 360s. As seen in the video above, unreleased DLC characters have begun...

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Capcom's Svensson embarrassed by 'Revelaitons' covers, optimistic about RE6

Capcom's Senior VP of planning and business development, Christian Svensson, responded frankly to a few of the company's recent issues at GDC last week, and perhaps most interesting was his complete surrender on the misspelled Resident Evil: Revelations box art. "It's embarrassing. I can't really...

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Capcom's Svensson wants fans to know 'Mega Man is a key brand,' still

Mega Man is still near and dear to Capcom and official announcements will come "in due course," senior vice president of strategic planning and business development Christian Svensson told GameInformer. Some "top men" (as opposed to "bottom men," "middlemen," and "top but not as top as men...

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Capcom claims RE: The Mercenaries 3D save controversy won't happen again

Speaking with Capcom Unity last Friday, Capcom USA VP of Strategic Planning & Business Development Christian Svensson said that, given the upheaval and generally bad reaction caused by Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D's peculiar save system, it's unlikely that we would "see something like...

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Capcom removing DRM character restrictions in PC Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition

After some straight-up outrage from community, Capcom has decided to keep the hostility in Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition contained within the in-game fights, instead of directing it at customers. A title update issued shortly after the launch (or possibly at launch) of the PC version...

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SSFIV Arcade Edition PC to discourage piracy (and frustrate buyers) with 'limited' offline mode

Okay, so there is a catch. We figured Capcom had a "solution" in place when it confirmed that Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition was coming to PC. The problem? Piracy -- the threat of which kept Capcom from releasing vanilla SSFIV on PC just a year ago. In a blog post on Capcom-Unity,...

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Capcom talks stronger focus on PC platform

Capcom isn't really known for its PC titles -- sure, ports here and there populate the platform, but it's primarily a console company. In a missive over on Capcom-Unity, corporate officer and senior veep, Christian Svensson, details how he and a select few others within Capcom are working to...

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PSN outage costing Capcom 'hundreds of thousands, if not millions,' exec says

A Capcom-Unity forum user received a surprisingly frank response from senior VP Christian "Sven" Svensson when he asked the executive, "Do you have anything to say about the ordeal going down with hackers messing with [Sony] and stealing information from their servers?" Does he ever! Svensson,...

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