• May 12, 2009
  • Press Release
  • 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
    Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
    Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 Tokyo – Osaka Stock Exchange)

CAPCOM Brings Action-Packed Gaming to the iPhone and iPod Touch
– Full-on Portable Action with “Resident Evil: Degeneration” –

Capcom Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the release of “Resident Evil: Degeneration” the game on sale today for Apple Inc.’s iPhone and iPod touch.

This game features high-resolution graphics and realistic console-style controls on the iPhone and iPod touch thanks to a virtual control pad. Another feature is the weapon reloading system, where the player reloads their weapon just by tilting the iPhone or iPod touch. The built-in accelerometer also comes into play when you shake the device to “shake off” a zombie attack. By making full use of the iPhone and iPod touch’s unique features, we are providing an unparalleled gaming experience to all iPhone and iPod touch users.

“Resident Evil: Degeneration” the game is based on the CG movie by the same name. The full-length original CG film was produced in collaboration with Sony Pictures Entertainment. The film follows series veterans Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield as they try to rescue survivors in an airport after an insidious virus turns thousands of people into zombies.

The “Resident Evil: Degeneration” game is the first step for Capcom in developing original games featuring cutting-edge technological advances for the iPhone and iPod touch. At Capcom, not only do we strive to make entertaining and profitable games, but we are also always endeavoring to lucratively develop our popular franchises in other media in ways that will please the fans. This can include, but is not limited to, turning our popular game properties into successful movies, animated features, mobile phone games, and various character-related goods.

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【Product Details】

1. Title Resident Evil: Degeneration
2. Genre Action Horror
3. Systems iPhone, iPod touch
4. Release Date May 12, 2009
5. Price 800 yen (including tax)
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