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(as of June 30, 2015)

With focus on delivering quality products to a wider audience base, Capcom has strived diligently to create innovative and exciting sequels to existing popular franchises to increase consumer opportunities and to strengthen its revenues.

One of Capcom's many popular franchises, "Mega Man", which was first released in 1987, has seen numerous popular sequels and a plethora of merchandise which has established it as one of the premier franchises in all of video games.

Another popular Capcom series, "Resident Evil", which effectively created the survival horror genre of games, has also established itself as a prominent world recognized franchise, with cumulative sales approaching 65 million copies sold worldwide.

It is our strong belief at Capcom that providing innovative sequels to beloved franchises increases recognition of product, while also increasing customer loyalty.

As always, we at Capcom will continue to strive to provide our customers with the best possible forms of innovative entertainment to increase customer satisfaction.

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Dragon's Dogma

Number of Titles: 6
Unit Sales: 2,300

Game Explanation

This is an action role-playing game in which players enjoy various adventures in an expansive open world setting. The fantasy world of this game includes swords, magical powers and many other elements. The player embarks on a journey to get rid of the dragon, but must solve a number of mysteries along the way. Since the first game's release in 2012, the game has become successful by combining spectacular action with the characteristics of a social game, in which players can borrow and loan pawns with friends through online interaction.

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Lost Planet

Number of Titles: 17
Unit Sales: 5,800

Game Explanation

This action and shooting game challenges players to locate the truth that is hidden on a bitterly cold planet. The game produces a level of realism and global views that are possible only with today's next-generation game consoles. Since the first game's release in 2006, the series has been attracting much attention as a video game in worldwide.

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Dead Rising

Number of Titles: 13
Unit Sales: 8,300

Game Explanation

This zombie action game challenges players to fend off hordes of zombies by any means necessary and uncover the truth behind the horrific incident that started the zombie outbreak. Since the game release in August 2006, the series has become highly successful in outstanding action in humorous universe.

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Sengoku BASARA

Number of Titles: 26
Unit Sales: 3,600

Game Explanation

"Sengoku BASARA" is a series of action games that brings a unique and refreshing approach to the historical events and warlords of Japan's Warring States period. Since the launch of the first installment in 2005 Capcom has pursued its Single Content Multiple Usage strategy to leverage the brand and expand the spectacular world of Sengoku BASARA to a breadth of entertainment mediums, including animation and stage productions. Moreover, characters from the series are being used to further cooperation with local governments, playing the role of mascot both in the 2009 gubernatorial election and in the 2014 automobile break-in prevention campaign.

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Monster Hunter

Number of Titles: 30
Unit Sales: 32,000

Game Explanation

The "Monster Hunter" series is an action RPG game that pits players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. The series has sparked a social craze known as the "Monster Hunter Craze" by introducing a new kind of communication style for players through cooperative play focused on hunting monsters with their friends. The series has grown into a mega-hit along with the number of fans has increased steadily since the first "Monster Hunter" title made its debut in 2004.

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Ace Attorney

Number of Titles: 20
Unit Sales: 5,300

Game Explanation

In the "Ace Attorney" game series, players take on the role of a defense attorney who fights for the lives of his clients. Since the first game in the series was released in October 2001, Capcom has used this game for mobile phone games, comic books, character goods and other products. "Ace Attorney" has also been used for a live-action movie, a concert by the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and a stage show by Takarazuka Revue Company. All of these activities have been very successful.

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Devil May Cry

Number of Titles: 23
Unit Sales: 14,000

Game Explanation

This popular stylish action game features a large number of distinctive characters along with exciting gameplay sensations for players as they use a game console. Since launching the first version in 2001, Capcom has introduced titles featuring breathtaking graphics backed by state-of-the-art home video game technology. As a result, Devil May Cry has become popular the world over.

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Onimusha

Number of Titles: 12
Unit Sales: 8,000

Game Explanation

Set in Japan's Warring States Period, this Japanese sword fighting action game progresses as a young warrior destroys enemies and solves mysteries. Capcom made headlines by using an actual actor as the model for the game's hero. The first Onimusha title appeared in 2001. Since then, this series has become highly successful by offering games that all feature outstanding action along with stories that are thrilling and poignant.

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Dino Crisis

Number of Titles: 13
Unit Sales: 4,400

Game Explanation

Set in a world that comes straight from science fiction, this game gives players a sense of the fear that powerless humans would have felt when dinosaurs attack. The game takes full advantage of Capcom's expertise in the action adventure game genre. Dinosaur movements are very realistic. In addition, the game has won rave reviews for its intricate web of mysteries to be solved. These features have combined to make Dino Crisis an enormous hit.

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Marvel vs. Capcom

Number of Titles: 10
Unit Sales: 7,000

Game Explanation

The fighting game features iconic characters from MARVEL Entertainment, a globally-recognized brand, as well as Capcom's extensive game library, battling it out in collaboration for the ages. Since its debut in 1999, the series has been reached a global audience with its fluid animations and stunning graphics.

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Resident Evil

Number of Titles: 99
Unit Sales: 65,000

Game Explanation

"Resident Evil" is a series of survival-horror games in which players use weapons and other items in order to escape from apparently hopeless situations and the first game in the series was released in 1996. One of Capcom's best-known game series, its sales figures demonstrate that "Resident Evil" is just as popular today as it was 19 years ago when the first title made its debut.

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Breath of Fire

Number of Titles: 15
Unit Sales: 3,100

Game Explanation

The main character of Breath of Fire has the ability to transform himself into a dragon. The game is centered on the story of this character's growth even as he is troubled by this enormous power. Each title in this series generated an enormous response from game players. There are many fanatic Breath of Fire fans in Japan and other countries. With this large base of support, Breath of Fire ranks as Capcom's best-known and most successful role-playing game. The latest installment, "Breath of Fire 6" is due out in Japan 2015.

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Final Fight

Number of Titles: 10
Unit Sales: 3,200

Game Explanation

Making its debut in 1989 as an arcade game, Final Fight next advanced to the Super Famicom (SNES) and other platforms. Final Fight is a "stage-clear" type side-scrolling action game. Players are attracted by the game's highly distinctive characters and overall difficulty. This game became the symbol for the new category of side-scrolling action games, which have come to be known as "Final Fight type" games.

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Street Fighter

Number of Titles: 81
Unit Sales: 36,000

Game Explanation

First appearing as an arcade game in 1987, Street Fighter has grown to become the world's premier fighting game. The Super Famicom (SNES) version of the game, which made its debut in 1992, became a megahit that sold 6.3 million units worldwide. The latest installment, "Street Fighter V" is due out for PlayStation 4 and PCs.

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Mega Man

Number of Titles: 131
Unit Sales: 30,000

Game Explanation

The "Mega Man" series is an action game that the first game released on the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987. The game's popularity is due to the contrast between the good looking characters and the hard-core action of the story line. The series have reached the hearts of many around the world through not just its video games, but through character goods, comics, TV anime series, movies and several other types of media as well.

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Ghosts'n Goblins

Number of Titles: 14
Unit Sales: 4,200

Game Explanation

This game started out in 1985 as an arcade game and was transplanted to the Famicom (NES) platform the following year. In this action game, the object is to rescue a princess from demons and various other creatures. When Ghosts 'n Goblins was first released, players who were able to complete the game successfully gained considerable status because of the game's high level of difficulty.

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Commando

Number of Titles: 2
Unit Sales: 1,200

Game Explanation

Capcom's first action and shooting game, Commando was launched in 1985 as an arcade game. The player manipulated a character named Super Joe with the goal of destroying enemy bases. In subsequent versions, Capcom added jeeps and tanks, the ability for three players to compete at once, and many other new elements to make the game more enjoyable.

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1942

Number of Titles: 3
Unit Sales: 1,400

Game Explanation

This scrolling action game requires players to use a fighter plane to shoot down enemy aircraft. One key feature is the ability to fly in a loop to avoid the enemy. It was launched in 1984 as an arcade game and was subsequently shifted to the Super Famicom (SNES) platform. In 2008, Capcom started selling a remake of this game on the Xbox Live Arcade market.

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