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Dead Rising Franchise Ships Over Four Million Units
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Capcom has confirmed that the Dead Rising series has exceeded the four million unit mark with Dead Rising 2 shipping over 2 million copies globally following its release at the end of September, which just goes to show that the enduring appeal of slaughtering zombies is as powerful as ever.

What's more, Capcom's acquisition of Dead Rising 2 developer Blue Castle Games announced at TGS 2010 has finally been ratified by the Canadian authorities, meaning that the developer shall now be a wholly owned Capcom subsidiary operating under the new name of Capcom Game Studio Vancouver.

So, there you go. Next up for Dead Rising? That'll be the return of Frank West and his trusty camera for Dead Rising 2: Case West exclusively for Xbox 360.




 
 

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Comment #1 by Comatose
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 07:51:52 AM
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nice! They deserve it! Great Game!


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Comment #2 by jayveees
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 07:52:27 AM
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Cant wait for the return of frank west


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Comment #3 by UrDreamSnatcher
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 07:59:02 AM
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Long live Dead Rising!


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Comment #4 by JPrixx
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 07:59:42 AM
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Great game...it needs some more DLC


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Comment #5 by jayveees
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:01:57 AM
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Anybody know when case west drops


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Comment #6 by brianarney
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:02:57 AM
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Although I'm glad to see that Dead Rising is doing well, but why does Capcom have to change Blue Castle's name to Capcom Studio Vancouver? I would be kind of upset about that if I were Blue Castle.


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Comment #7 by strawberry
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:03:45 AM
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wish I had the time to get this :(... stupid university :(


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Comment #8 by oXStarKillerXo
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:09:29 AM
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Need to finish this!


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Comment #9 by iBeatStuffUp
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:12:34 AM
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@7

I feel ya, bud :(


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Comment #10 by ViNyLek
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:43:32 AM
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Nice!! Now I wonder what first DR numbers were^^


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Comment #11 by odst ac310
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:55:07 AM
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I love this game and glad to hear it has done so well. As far as what's next, how about they try to fix the saving problem in co-op before they work on Case West.


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Comment #12 by Barad
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 09:07:40 AM
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brilliant game!


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Comment #13 by BUZZARDIO 1080
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 09:09:08 AM
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Dead Rising 3 needs to be set on a cruise ship , that would be great.


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Comment #14 by Barad
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 09:10:11 AM
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or an airport? :P


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Comment #15 by Aussie27Legend
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 09:13:12 AM
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That's great, I love both Dead Rising's (the first a little more).


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Comment #16 by Aussie27Legend
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 09:15:43 AM
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#13 - Yes, that would be awesome.


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Comment #17 by juanchu77
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 10:09:59 AM
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WOW #13 that's brilliant!!

Zombie Genocideieieier: trow 53597 zombies overboard

Nice!


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Comment #18 by Rewave Acid
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 10:17:11 AM
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@13 and the events are replaced with stopping at little islands, fixing the ship every now and again, whirlpools, undead killer whales, etc XD


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Comment #19 by Epic Gamer Will
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 10:17:56 AM
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@The comments about the cruise ship:
Yes that would be amazing just think of killing zombies with one of those jet boat things whilst the zombies are in the water surviving some how lol IDK but yup verrry cool idea!!


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Comment #20 by RaStAReLLs
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 10:38:20 AM
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Awesome game but with fallout new vegas reach and fable 3 I havent had much time to play it!


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Comment #21 by Wortsenawl
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 10:41:55 AM
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If only the pre-order codes were delivered as promised... bad Capcom, bad!


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Comment #22 by Flibbity Floid
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 10:46:58 AM
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Very beastly. Game is defintitely worth the buzz compared to the original. Much like Assassins's Creed (seems to be my most mentionable today...I must be excited), they resolved a LOT of issues that fans had. Mainly that you can fail everything and still be allowed to finish out the 72 hours as well as save survivors and kill psychos. It really impressed me for many things but the co-op is just too much fun! Plus, it's not really a spoiler but there's not too many opportunities where you get to have a Tiger as a temporary ally/survivor. I


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Comment #23 by Nathan LS27
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 11:27:06 AM
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heres hoping for a third game in the future


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Comment #24 by mjc0961
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 12:26:53 PM
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Cool. But Capcom, when can we get our pre-order codes for the avatar stuff? What is taking so damn long, all you have to do is generate some codes. It should not take you a month. Also we want more news about Case West.

@13: Yeah, they can call the game "Death to Dead Rising" because that's what it will be if you set the game on a tiny cramped cruise ship instead of a nice big city or mall.


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Comment #25 by SpanishZ0mbie
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 12:41:11 PM
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FANTASTIC!


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Comment #26 by pauly_27
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 01:02:46 PM
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@#24

"Tiny cramped Cruise Ship"

Really?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS_Oasis_of_the_Seas

That being said, I wouldn't want it on a ship.


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Comment #27 by Flibbity Floid
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 01:31:29 PM
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@ people criticizing the Cruise Ship idea?

Seriously? Your average Cruise Liner is NOT tiny. I've been on a cruise that was probably bigger than the 59th St. Plaza Hotel in lower Manhattan. This could totally be doable and even if it wasn't as large as that - it just adds to the tension. Personally, maybe a full game wouldn't be the greatest but it's certainly not a bad idea at all. Stranded in the ocean, multiple tiers to the ship, possible ports or other ship encounters could definitely create a solid plot. It would be a perfect XBLA or add-on idea but it could work as a full game. Major issue would probably be tight areas around the sides but most Cruise ships have very open and extensive interiors.
Wouldn't know until it came to fruition.


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Comment #28 by Epic Gamer Will
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 04:29:43 PM
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@26 Thats a Beauty but more outdoors wll make it better


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Comment #29 by sleepydumbdude
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 04:40:34 PM
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Great game sad that I disliked the first so much I wasn't even going to give this a shot until I played case zero.


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Comment #30 by nrng97
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 04:49:10 PM
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to all of you talking about the cruise for the next setting, i don't thing it's a bad idea, but probably more like a dlc or something like that. And you are forgetting that resident evil dead aim is set on a cruise.


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Comment #31 by wickedclowns95
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 05:05:25 PM
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I will probably buy this for cheap after Christmas or maybe during Christmas sales. I still want to play it. Case Zero was tons of fun.


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Comment #32 by Le3THal
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 05:23:32 PM
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Looking forward to frank west's return but prefer chuck :0D


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Comment #33 by R_A_LEE20
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 05:28:00 PM
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I wonder if Case West will import level 50 Chuck like it vice versed in Case 0?

And also what of Franks level, will he be level 50 too?


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Comment #34 by SillyXP
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:20:46 PM
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woo exclusive ;D


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Comment #35 by Lonegunman718
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 08:28:57 PM
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if ever was a game to drop yearly this is it!


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Comment #36 by MediumMelanin
Thursday, October 28, 2010 @ 11:00:14 PM
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Lol you people and your crazy fantasies, why concur with #13? Rofl

so, this is awesome, 2 million in 3 days? "...end of September"

Bring out CASE WEST! Now!


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Comment #37 by FoxViper1
Friday, October 29, 2010 @ 10:28:26 AM
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lol @ 7 you would prefer playing a game then getting a education.
good for you.

wow @ 24 you do know there is a cruse ship that is 26 storys tall right.
well i guess i would feel kinda crapped haveing only a moveing town to run around in.


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US September 28, 2010
Europe September 24, 2010
Japan September 30, 2010

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