Capcom Announces Two Wii Title - Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles and Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition

Flailing Zombies Meet Motion-Sensitive Controls in Two New Resident
> Evil(r) Games
> SAN MATEO, Calif. -- April 6, 2007 -- Capcom(r), a leading worldwide
> developer and publisher of video games, today announced that the
> incredibly successful Resident Evil(r) series, with over 30 million
> games sold worldwide, is coming to the Wii(tm) video game system from
> Nintendo with two new titles. This summer, Capcom will release Resident
> Evil(r) 4 Wii Edition, a new version of the award-winning game that
> incorporates the control functionality of the Wii Remote(tm). Capcom
> will be bringing a new game, Resident Evil(r): The Umbrella Chronicles,
> to the Wii at a later date.
> "Resident Evil has become one of the premier franchises
> in the games industry, with more than 30 million RE games sold around
> the world," said Jack Symon, director, product marketing, Capcom
> Entertainment. "The innovative controller functionality of the Wii will
> allow us to design innovative, original game play never before seen in a
> Resident Evil game. With RE4, we're challenging the Wii hardware to meet
> Resident Evil, while in The Umbrella Chronicles, we're adapting Resident
> Evil to the innovations of the Wii."
> Resident Evil(r) 4 is one of the highest rated games on
> Game Rankings.com and Metacritic.com, garnering dozens of awards and
> nominations for its amazing game play and incredible re-invention of the
> "survival-horror" genre. This celebrated game now comes to the Wii with
> added Wii Remote and Nunchuck(tm) support, allowing players to immerse
> themselves in the game as never before. With RE4 Wii Edition, Capcom is
> offering new and more immersive sense of control to players, while
> keeping all of the game's incredible game systems intact. As Leon
> Kennedy, players will explore a town overrun by cultists, mutants and
> mind-controlled villagers, using the Wii Remote to aim, fire, slash and
> avoid oncoming adversaries with intuitive motions and movements. RE4 Wii
> Edition will also contain the additional content included in the
> PlayStation(r) 2 computer entertainment system version of the game.
> Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles is a brand new
> game in the Resident Evil franchise, with familiar locales from the
> entire series, created specifically for the unique characteristics of
> the Wii hardware. This action/shooter hybrid reveals the back story
> behind the fall of the Umbrella Corporation by exploring locations from
> Resident Evil 0, 1, 2 and 3 as well as new never-before-seen locations,
> such as Umbrella's stronghold. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles
> combines first-person, light-gun style combat with interactive pathways,
> multiple weapons and new enemies to create an entirely new Resident Evil
> experience that could only be delivered on the Wii.
> Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of
> interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless
> devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games,
> including best-selling franchises Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Mega
> Man and Devil May Cry. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K.,
> Germany, Tokyo and Hong Kong, with corporate headquarters located in
> Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company
> web site, www.capcom.com .
> Capcom, Resident Evil, Mega Man and Devil May Cry are either registered
> trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other
> countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A.,
> Inc. Wii is a trademark of Nintendo. "PlayStation" and the "PS" Family
> logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All
> rights reserved. All other marks are the property of their respective
> owners.

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