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Layoffs loom for Capcom Europe

Capcom Europe is considering plans for layoffs and restructuring, according to MCV. A Capcom Europe representative confirmed the restructuring, but did not reveal any details as to how many will be affected. “Following a restructure at its U.S. operation, Capcom’s

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Capcom announces first Browser-Title

Onimusha Soul represents the Japanese publisher’s first stab at browser gaming. One of Japan’s largestgame publishers has finally announced a major stepping stone, formally declaring the next Onimushatitle as browser-based game. This marks the first time that Capcom will develop

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Capcom revenues pushed by Smurf Village success

Capcom cited its mobile and social network game The Smurfs’ Village as “the driving force” in its financial results For the 6 months ending September 30, the company’s Mobile Content division showed by far the most impressive growth, with revenue

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Smurfs Village goes Android

Beeline Interactive, Capcom’s smartphone game development subsidiary, has announced that its popular social title Smurfs’ Village will be released for Android devices later this week. The game, which sees players building up a village for the Smurfs with visuals based

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Smurf Village reaches 10 Million Downloads

Capcom Mobile has announced that its two original social games – Smurfs’ Village and Zombie Cafe, both released on the Apple App Store – have now generated more than 10 million downloads between them since launch. Smurfs’ Village, released in

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FTC investigates Smurf Village Free 2 Play Business Model

The Federal Trade Commission intends to launch an investigation into in-app purchases, such as those in free-to-play games on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The move comes in the wake of numerous stories about children amassing enormous bills through

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Capcom is about to release F2P iPhone Game Smurf Village

“Based on the original cartoon and comic art, players begin the game under the guidance of Papa Smurf, with only a single mushroom house and a lone plowed plot of land.” “From there, things quickly progress, allowing players to build

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