TRAILER | X360, PS3 Friday, October 12, 2012 | 2:56 PM

Capcom revives Darkstalkers

Capcom revives Darkstalkers

Darkstalkers Resurrection is the next fighting game compilation that Capcom will release. Coming in early 2013 on Xbox Live and Playstation Network, the bundle will cost $14.99/1600MSP and contains contains Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3. More details inside with screens and trailer.

Press release:



DARKSTALKERS RE-AWAKEN WITH DARKSTALKERS® RESURRECTION ON PLAYSTATION®NETWORK AND XBOX LIVE® ARCADE


New Digital Title Features Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3 with Updated Graphics and Robust Online Features
SAN MATEO, Calif. — October 11, 2012 — Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that the fan-favorite Darkstalkers® franchise is back and ready to take the fight to current gen consoles. Featuring a unique and colorful cast of characters, blended with fast-paced fighting action, Darkstalkers® Resurrection contains two games, Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3, that will be available to download in early 2013 for $14.99 on PlayStation®Network and 1200 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

The two-for-one priced combo breathes new life into each game with a slew of features including robust GGPO-enabled online game play, HD graphical filtering with multiple viewing options, replay sharing, Spectator Mode, in-game achievements, Challenge/Tutorial Mode and an un-lockable vault filled with concept artwork, videos and more.

Players who want to face-off against their friends online are able to with GGPO-enabled online game play that helps create a virtually lag-free fighting game experience. Building upon the online system previously introduced in Street Fighter® III: Third Strike Online Edition and Marvel vs. Capcom® Origins, online game play now includes upgraded matchmaking with additional options such as region matching, ping lock and ping display.

While taking a break from competition, players have replay sharing and Challenge Mode at their disposal to help them hone their fighting game skills. Replays can be uploaded to the game’s match server or directly to YouTube. The Challenge/Tutorial Mode contains trials to help players deepen their knowledge of the characters and their specific strategies. For those that prefer to learn from watching other people play, Spectator Mode and “Watch With Friends” allows players to watch games either live online or saved from previous matches. Players can discuss both live and saved games in real time.

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All comments

Commented on 2012-10-12 16:33:11
That Artwork should be a Poster!
Commented on 2012-10-13 00:50:37
When i saw the headline i was like "wow, a new Dark Stalkers? Cool!" and then it's just another freaking port...
Commented on 2012-10-13 00:55:55
Yeah, Capcom has really shit the bed these last few years
Commented on 2012-10-13 00:56:24
Why are people still using those awful filters? The naked pixels look a lot better.

And thank you for the awesomely large artwork! That's getting printed.
Commented on 2012-10-13 00:57:31 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
Why are people still using those awful filters? The naked pixels look a lot better.
Naked you say?

:D
Commented on 2012-10-13 01:08:31 In reply to GriftGFX
Posted by GriftGFX
Why are people still using those awful filters? The naked pixels look a lot better.
I think people who weren't gaming back in the day are more likely to like the assy smoothing filters. Remember when they implemented the 2xAI engine in ZSNES...looked just as shit back then :P

But yeah, some people just think low res pixel artwork looks bad. I certainly don't get it, but it seems to be popular :|
Commented on 2012-10-13 07:45:52
Got excited thinking they finally announced a new game. It's a crappy port. Couldn't they at least give it the HD Remix treatment?
Commented on 2012-10-13 10:22:47
I guess the filters make it look more like current gen games... aka blurry mess.
Commented on 2012-10-13 11:58:41
"lets try and resell this game and look how interested ppl gonna be in it and then maybe we'll do this crap called darkstalkers 4 on shitty SF4 engine and then milk it a bit with dlc on disc".
Not interested. Not in blurred pseudo high res. Not in anything made on SF4 engine with it's art style, it's horrible. Give real high res 2d.
Commented on 2012-10-13 17:33:17
Street Fighter X Darkstalkers X Tekken
Commented on 2012-10-13 19:04:16 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
When i saw the headline i was like "wow, a new Dark Stalkers? Cool!" and then it's just another freaking port...
What do you expect? they don't know if people will buy a new one so they re-release the old ones to test the market.

Personally I would prefer if a new Darkstalkers to be made, to be a 2d game not that horrible 3d fighting Street Fighter crap that so many Xboxlive fanboys crapped their pants about.
Commented on 2012-10-13 19:10:04 In reply to Akumajo
Posted by Akumajo
What do you expect? they don't know if people will buy a new one so they re-release the old ones to test the market.

Personally I would prefer if a new Darkstalkers to be made, to be a 2d game not that horrible 3d fighting Street Fighter crap that so many Xboxlive fanboys crapped their pants about.
lolwut.. I didn't know you could inject this much bias into a third party, multiplatform game. SF4 is plenty successful on PS3 too bud.

Wow... fanboy much? Your posts are thick with irony.
Commented on 2012-10-13 19:25:11 In reply to Akumajo
Posted by Akumajo
Brain Derp
lol
Commented on 2012-10-13 23:30:30
Someone is still surprised that Akumajo makes derp-posts? That's basically all he does :P

Though i have to agree that SFIV looks damn fugly.
Commented on 2012-10-14 08:54:04
When I saw the title I kind of assumed it was a proper sequel...I guess it's true about what they say about the word assume.

I can play the original titles through emulation anyway, they should make a game where the character sprites look like the art in that lovely poster.
Commented on 2012-10-14 19:42:41
Well, it's Capcom allright. I just hope this is just a beginning and there will be no Belmonts-wannabe to put Darkstalkers on sleep for another decade. I will purchase it though I own Vampire: Darkstalkers Collection for PS2 and couple of PSone games (both digital and physical). I like the series and I see nothing wrong with supporting it with my wallet.

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