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Capcom blog: Darkstalkers Resurrection's turbo speed, online battle speed and ranked match design

Capcom blog: Darkstalkers Resurrection's turbo speed, online battle speed and ranked match design Capcom's Ayano-san recently gathered around 100 Darkstalkers enthusiasts in Osaka to play Darkstalkers Resurrection during an in store demo.

Ayano-san has once again updated a blog with some new information on the game and his thoughts about how the store demo went.

Hit the jump to check out information on the game's turbo speed, online battle speed setting and ranked match design.

Hey everyone, Tomoaki Ayano here yet again to give you the dirt on Darkstalkers!

Last Saturday we had an in-store demo of Darkstalkers Resurrection in Osaka, Japan. We tried to include all of the requests that we’d got from our fans at the Akihabara event in Tokyo. This time, around 100 people showed up for the demo!

Even though it was raining and cold as heck, our outdoor display was greeted by a slew of red-hot combatants!

For a while, we even had to hand out numbered tickets to people in line. At first, many people were testing to see just how accurate the game was compared to the arcade versions, but later on we a ton of people playing just for fun.

There were a lot more new players than I thought there would be, and it was impressive seeing them have fun playing each other, exchange opinions and ask things about the intricacies of Darkstalkers such as what was Auto-Guard, how do you do chain combos, what does Dark Force do and so on.
Near the end of the demo I jumped in for some matches

I only won 1 out of 8 matches... I thought I’d win more than that, but things weren’t working in my favor that day.

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Street Fighter X Mega Man reaches 1 million downloads

According to the creator of Street Fighter X Mega Man, Seow Zong Hui A.K.A. Sonic's Twitter, the fan made 2D platformer has reached 1 million downloads.

The Street Fighter and Mega Man crossover title began as a small fan made demo until Sonic showed the product to Capcom. It has since flourished into a classic 8 boss, 8-bit Mega Man game that received some additional updates along the way including a new boss battles.

If you still haven't gotten your hands on it, you can download it for free over on Capcom Unity.

Darkstalkers Resurrection: Felicia character breakdown from Capcom, Sako vs. Daigo pre-fight interview

Haunts and Combofiend are back for another character breakdown for Darkstalkers Resurrection. Today's video features Felicia where Peter will be going over various options for her including anti-air, her wall jumps, best specials and more.

Capcom Japan has put together a promotional video for their upcoming release of Darkstalkers Resurrection. This is only the first part which features interviews with Hori|Sako and MCZ|Daigo, the second video that will release next Friday will feature matches between the two.

As it's in Japanese, BeastNote has compiled some notes about the various questions. Hit the jump to see the video along with all the notes.

Notes
- Umehara began the series at around 13 years old, Sako at around elementary school.
- Umehara said that Vampire has more ways to approach the opponent. In Street Fighter II you can't jump. He also said that Guard Cancel can counter tick throw.
- Nuki asked about Umehara's 286 winstreak legend at Akihabara district. Due to system limitation, the counter stopped at 255 and reset, Umehara said it's sad you need a witness (laugh). (The competition was high in this district.)

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Lilith and Huitzul character strategies and move listings for Darkstalkers Resurrection

If you'd like a bit more information about Lilith and Huitzul in Darkstalkers Resurrection, IGN has a new set of videos which walks you through both fighters, courtesy of Capcom's Derek Neal and Andrew Schnorr.

Hit the jump for the rest of the videos, including move listings and strategies for most of the game's cast.

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Capcom's limited edition Darkstalkers shirts now available

Capcom has released a set of limited edition Darkstalkers shirts for the upcoming release of Darkstalkers Resurrection.

These are available over on the Capcom Store and will be $49.95 for the 3-pack set.


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Darkstalkers Resurrection - Lilith character breakdown from Combofiend

Capcom has posted a new Darkstalkers Resurrection video today, this is a character breakdown for Lilith one of the game's weaker characters. Even though she's considered weak, he has some strengths which Combofiend go goes over in the video.

Additionally, Combofiend covers all of her normals and super movies giving you a good idea of what is safe and what's not safe.

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown and more 50% - 67% off on Xbox Live Marketplace beginning March 5

Major Nelson posted a blog earlier today with details on an upcoming sale for games on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Quite a few fighting games will be going on sale beginning on March 5 and ending on March 11.

Games such as Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD, Sonic the Fighters, Fighting Vipers and Virtua Fighter 2 will all be 50% - 67% off during that time. You can check out a list of the prices below or over on Major Nelson's blog.

Tip by Teags.

Quick Look: 25 minutes of Darkstalkers Resurrection footage from Giant Bomb

Jeff and Vinny over at Giant Bomb recently got their hands on Darkstalkers Resurrection. There is almost 25 minutes of game footage here showing off the menus, versus mode, both Darkstalkers games included in Darkstalkers Resurrection and more.

Darkstalkers Resurrection will hit the PlayStation 3 store on March 12 and the Xbox Live Marketplace on March 13 of this year.

Tips by Teags, MMGboys and Nyoro.

Darkstalkers Resurrection - How to play Darkstalkers from Capcom, arcade board numbers, game bugs being addressed

Combofiend has done a new Darkstalkers Resurrection video on how to play the game. This covers many of the different system mechanics such as pushblocking, guard cancels, chain bombos, pursuit attacks, ES special moves and more.

Additionally, a new blog from Ayano-san gives some additional details on the playtest they did on Saturday. Ayano covers some important things most notably the versions of the arcade board that they are using for the game and a few known game bugs, which are being addressed.

■ For information about which versions of the board
Vampire Hunter : ver.950302
Vampire Savior : ver.970519
I have to comply with the above.

Hit the jump to see more from Ayano.

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Darkstalkers Resurrection moves list and character strategies for Q-Bee and Rikuo

New character strategies and move listings videos for Q-Bee and Rikuo (Aulbath) have been posted by Capcom's Derek Neal and Andrew Schnorr through IGN. The four videos are split into two categories, with one set focusing on how to approach playing these fighters, while the other shows their specific move sets.

If you'd like a taste of both fighters before the game hits March 12 (PSN) and 13 (XBL) this is a great place to pick up some basic tips. Hit the jump to see the rest of the videos.

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Capcom goes over the differences between Night Warriors and Darkstalkers 3 in Darkstalkers Resurrection

With the upcoming release of Darkstalkers Resurrection, many Capcom fans who haven't played the game have been asking which of the two games that come in the pack would fit them best.

Luckily Capcom, has put together a quick video showcasing the differences between both Night Warriors and Darkstalkers 3 as they have a ton of differences from the roster to the way the rounds work and more.

Darkstalkers Resurrection is set for release March 12th on PlayStation Network and March 13 on the Xbox Live Marketplace.

Combofiend addresses Darkstalkers Resurrection version concerns, Capcom releases OST sample

According to some sources that were able to playtest the Darkstalkers Resurrection, the version of Night Warriors was not the same version that is used for tournaments in the Japanese arcades. This has caused fans to jump onto the Ask Capcom forums, to see if they could get any information if this was true, or not.

In particular, a few specific things were mentioned that would be used as an example were listed. To alleivate any concerns Combofiend jumped in and gave some information on the specifics that were listed.

Felineki: To clarify, some of the specific things that have been mentioned with regards to Vampire Hunter [Night Warrirors] are that Huitzil's jumping medium punch doesn't trip standing opponents (which it does in the 950302 version), and that if timed just right Bishamon is able to use his sword pull when the sword throw is blocked.

Combofiend: Hey guys, quick update; our developers in Japan recently tested out the some of the specifics mentioned in the thread, and their findings were:
• Huitzil's j.mp does knockdown standing opponents
• Bishamon can pull blocking opponents to him from the right distance
• When a character is in Rikuo's bubble, it's not possible to perform the Sonic Wave or Poison Breath. They won't come out.

Maybe the version that was playtested wasn't the final digital release version, which could of resulted in some of the specifics above working differently.

Hope this helps in alleviating the fears out there.

Additionally, Capcom has released a sample of the Darkstalkers Resurrection original sound track.

Sent in by OSM.

Ono hints possible reveal at PAX 2013, lots of requests for PC ports of previous Street Fighter titles and more on possibility of SSF4 AE v2012 update

Ono hints possible reveal at PAX 2013, lots of requests for PC ports of previous Street Fighter titles and more on possibility of SSF4 AE v2012 update Yoshinori Ono continues to address users' comments and questions sent to him over on Twitter.

This time around, Ono hints at a possible reveal during PAX this year, mentions that there are a lot of requests for PC ports of older Street Fighter titles such as Street Fighter 3 and provides more cryptic responses on an update for Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 and the chances of us seeing a Street Fighter Alpha 4.

Vzis: Can we expect something for PAX (end of march)?

Ono: We'll be... maybe. ;P

UgdinTBD: You should try to push for more Street fighter remakes on the PC. I'd buy Street Fighter 3.

Ono: We had a lot of request about it.

DaRealChocolove: Fans will just get bored of a Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 update. Push for Alpha 4!

Ono: Thanks, I understood your opinion. ;D

ShinKurow: Any new projects for 2013?

Ono: Its too early to tell... ;P

Skitzo: :( so none one working on a Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition v2012 update?

Ono: I have no certainty at all about it yet... ;D

Darkstalkers Resurrection gameplay walkthrough, new screenshots, Anakaris and B.B. move set videos

Revision 3 Games have posted a quick walkthrough of Darkstalkers Resurrection with the game's producer Derek Neal. They do a quick rundown of the game with details on various options, the new features and more.

Additionally, Capcom has released some new assets for Darkstalkers Resurrection over the past few days. Up first is some new screenshots for the game which show off some of the games different graphic filters and viewpoints.

After the jump is more screenshots and characcter move set videos for both B.B. Hood and Anakaris.

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Darkstalkers Resurrection available in North America on March 12, 13 - Valentine's day cards, strategies for Anakaris and B.B. Hood

Capcom confirmed today that Darkstalkers Resurrection would be released on March 12/13, 2013 for the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, respectively. It'll cost $14.99 or 1,200 Microsoft points.

The game was previously delayed from its February 7th release to improve the online functionality, and ensure an accurate representation of the original Darkstalkers arcade experience.

As today is February 14th, the gang released a set of Valentine's Day cards and some new character strategy videos for Anakaris and B.B. Hood, which you can find below.


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