Capcom's Resident Evil producer Masachika Kawata said that survival horror has frustrated the players over time, it has traditionally been something to do with restricting the freedom of the player and thus build up tension. These restrictions include limited inventory, ammunition and other things, to give players a feeling of helplessness and fear. However, after years action element won the upper hand over survival horror and relieve the frustration of restrictions on player.
Here is a new Jump scan of Square Enix's Bravely Default: Flying Fairy for 3DS, showing the 4th protagonist Rengabal, a boy who lost his memories, he travels around the land to find a girl who may help him to recover his memories. He has a prophesy book which can foresee the future.
Bethesda said that The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Dawnguard DLC info for PS3 and PC will be available later this week. The DLC is currently a 30 days exclusive on Xbox 360.
Square Enix revealed its Gamecom 2012 lineup, which includes console, PC and mobile games:
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Final Fantasy VII PC
Final Fantasy Dimensions
Capcom announced they have 18.62 billion yen (US$238.15 million) revenue in Q1 2012, up by 55.8%. The profit is 1.32 billion yen (US$16.88 million), up by 290.2%, thanks to good performance of Dragon's Dogma, which guarantees the game to be made into a series.
Capcom revealed that 1.05 million units of Dragon's Dogma where sold worldwide, and Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City has sold 450,000 units worldwide.
Here is a new scan of Bandai Namco's Tales of Xillia 2, showing a device which is used to track the debts the protagonist Ludger owes to his classmate.
Square Enix release a 40 minutes video of Dragon Quest X, which was taken during the Nintendo Direct conference. The game will be released in Japan on Aug 2.
A beta version of Sony's PlayStation All-Star Battle Royale revealed additional characters and stages that were previously unannounced. New characters include Raiden (Metal Gear Solid), Dante (Devil May Cry), Ratchet (Ratchet & Clank), Sackboy (LittleBigPlanet), Spike (Ape Escape), Sir Daniel Fortesque (MediEvil), Nariko (Heavenly Sword) and Evil Cole (Infamous).
Here are some new screenshots of Tecmo Koei's Shin Hokuto Musou [Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage 2], the game will be released in December 2012.
Here are some new screenshots of Capcom's EX Troopers, showing the daily life in the Frontier Base.
Here are some new screenshots and 54 minutes gameplay video of Nintendo's New Super Mario Bros. 2, the game will be released in North America on Aug 19.