• September 25, 2017
  • Press Release
  • 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
    Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
    Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange)

Resident Evil 7 biohazard, Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross)
Win Award for Excellence at the Japan Game Awards: 2017!

– One Capcom title receives award in the Future Division: Monster Hunter: World

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Resident Evil 7 biohazard and Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross) were awarded the Award for Excellence in the Games of the Year Division of the Japan Game Awards: 2017 (held by the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association). The prizes were announced at the Tokyo Game Show 2017, which was held from September 21-24. Additionally, one Capcom title, Monster Hunter: World, was recognized in the Future Division Awards.

Resident Evil 7 biohazard, winner of the Award for Excellence, is the latest title in the series and builds upon the series’ roots of fear, exploration and tense atmosphere. The full game is also available to play via the included optional PlayStation®VR Mode for the PlayStation®4 version. By incorporating broadly scoped innovations and refocusing on horror, the title earned numerous high-scoring reviews from around the globe and garnered attention from fans who also highly praised the game, leading it to exceed 3.7 million units shipped as of June 30, 2017.
Regarding Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross), in addition to maintaining the gameplay and world that the series is known for, as well as Hunting Styles, Hunter Arts and other new elements introduced in the previous installment, the game introduced more content, including a new main monster, garnering praise from both new-comers as well as fans of the series alike.

In the Future Division, where players vote to select the upcoming titles they most look forward to, one Capcom title received an award: Monster Hunter: World. This title was very popular among show attendees, boasting long lines at the booth where people could play the demo version.

Capcom remains firmly committed to satisfying the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities in order to create highly entertaining gameplay experiences.

[Award List]

Game of the Year Division
Award Name Title Name Platform
Award for Excellence Resident Evil 7 biohazard PlayStation®4 / Xbox One / PC
Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross) Nintendo 3DS family of systems
Future Division
Award Name Title Name Platform
Recipient Monster Hunter: World PlayStation®4 / Xbox One / PC

[Product Information]

Resident Evil 7 biohazard
Genre Survival Horror
Release Date

Japan: January 26, 2017
North America: January 24, 2017
Europe: January 24, 2017
Asia: January 24, 2017

Monster Hunter XX (Double Cross)
Genre Action RPG
Release Date Japan: March 18, 2017
Monster Hunter: World
Genre Action RPG
Release Date PlayStation®4
Worldwide: January 26, 2018
Xbox One
North America, Europe: January 26, 2018
North America, Europe: TBA

* Nintendo 3DS is a trademark of Nintendo Co., Ltd.

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* Xbox One is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation of the United States and/or related companies.