CAPCOM

 

April 24th, 2007
Capcom Co., Ltd.

 

 

Capcom awarded top honors for Monster Hunter 2 (dos), Dead Rising
and Okami by the Famitsu Awards 2006!

   Capcom is pleased to announce that three of its titles, Monster Hunter 2 (dos), Dead Rising and Okami, have been honored with awards at the Enterbrain Inc. sponsored Famitsu Awards 2006.

   The games under consideration for this year's awards were games that had been released during the period of January 1st, 2006 through December 31st, 2006. Votes were cast by game players around Japan and the editors from the Famitsu Group of Enterbrain's publications determined the final awards based on the votes received.

   Monster Hunter 2 (dos) is a hunting action game released on the PlayStation®2 platform in February 2006. The Monster Hunter series is one of Capcom’s major franchises, having shipped a total of 4,000,000 units worldwide (as of April 20th, 2007). The recently released Monster Hunter Portable 2nd is the first PlayStation®Portable (hereafter referred to as PSP®) title to reach one million units sold in Japan.

   Dead Rising is a popular survival action game that was released in September 2006 for the Xbox 360™ console. It quickly went on to become a hit overseas, shipping one million units worldwide just half a year after launch, and with the success of Capcom's first next-generation title it has demonstrated its game development prowess.

   Okami is widely praised for its beautiful presentation of nature and animals using the Japanese art style. Okami has also recently been awarded the Grand Prize at the 10th Japan Media Arts Festival, held in February in Tokyo, Japan.

   Capcom will continue to strive to develop new and original games that appeal to a broad audience around the globe.

 

【 List of Awards 】
Award Category Title Platform
Best Game Multiplayer Action Monster Hunter (dos) PlayStation®2
Impact Dead Rising Xbox 360™
Game Design Okami PlayStation®2

 

* PSP and PlayStation are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Corporation.
* Xbox 360 is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

【 Product Details 】
Monster Hunter 2 (dos)
Genre: : Hunting Action
Platform: PlayStation®2
Release Date: February 16th, 2006
Dead Rising
Genre: : Zombie Paradise Action
Platform: Xbox 360™
Release Date: September 28th, 2006
Okami
Genre: Nature Adventure
Platform: PlayStation®2
Release Date: April 20th, 2006
* all of the release dates listed are the Japanese domestic release dates.

 

 

Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Office (Tamoto or Tamai)
(Email) ir@capcom.co.jp
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108

 

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