Capcom's Awesome "Beat 'em Up Bundle" releasing September 18

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#1 Edited by Alucard_Prime (9793 posts) -

Day 1 for me....FYI for those who care. It is a collection of some of their old school side scrolling brawlers, with online support as well, and includes 2 games that have never been released on consoles before, Armored Warriors and Battle Circuit. I am huge fan of this genre, very happy to hear this

http://www.capcom-unity.com/strumslinger/blog/2018/09/13/capcom-beat-em-up-bundle-arrives-on-september-18-featuring-seven-classic-games-in-one

Capcom Beat ’Em Up Bundle, which features seven classics in one package, arrives on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam, on September 18 for MSRP $19.99! Gather your friends ‘cause this bundle will bring the arcade experience straight to you!

All seven classic games support couch co-op where you can play with your friends locally, and online to play with people around the world. Feel free to drop in and out of existing games both online and offline just like old times. You can even transport yourself to Japanese arcades and play the Japanese versions of these games.

Two of the games, Armored Warriors and Battle Circuit, have previously only been available in arcades, but now make their debut on consoles! Visit the Gallery for concept art, sketches, and historical documents that highlight all of the colorful casts. Finally, you can customize your experience in each game with the ability to change difficulty, number of lives, and more!

Final Fight (1989) – Those who are familiar with the Street Fighter series may recognize a few characters from this title. Cody, Abigail, Guy, Sodom, Rolento, and versions of Poison and Hugo all originated from Final Fight before they made their appearances in their respective Street Fighter games. Up to two players can go on a mission to save Haggar’s daughter Jessica from the Mad Gear Gang by choosing one of three playable characters: Haggar, Cody, or Guy.

Captain Commando (1991) – Starring Capcom’s original mascot Captain Commando, this science fiction beat ‘em up allows up to four players to choose between Captain Commando, Mack the Knife, Ginzu the Ninja, and Baby Head. This Commando Team is tasked with ridding crime from the entire galaxy, but unbeknownst to them, many of the criminals have extraordinary powers.

The King of Dragons (1991) – Set in a medieval world with orcs, harpies, minotaurs and wyverns, The King of Dragons allows up to three players to choose between five characters that are reminiscent of standard tabletop games: Fighter, Dwarf, Elf, Cleric, and Wizard.

Knights of the Round (1991) – Based off of the legend of King Arthur, this game allows up to three players to choose between King Arthur himself, Lancelot, and Perceval. Learning how to effectively block is vital for getting through the seven stages. Just like medieval times, you can even ride horses, which will help you stomp down enemies!

Warriors of Fate (1992) – In the Japanese version, Warriors of Fate is based off of the Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. In the English version, an original story with Mongolian origins was created. Up to three players can choose between five great warriors to take down the evil overlord across nine stages.

Armored Warriors (1994) – Up to three players can take control of specialized variant armor that can be customized with a large array of parts. With seven stages in total, this mech-themed beat-em-up features “Team-up Change” that allows two variant armor to fuse into one.

Battle Circuit (1997) – Making its debut on consoles, this funky beat ‘em up follows a group of colorful bounty hunters. Players can choose between Cyber Blue, Captain Silver, Yellow Iris, Pink Ostrich, and Alien Green in co-op that supports up to four players!

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#2 Posted by I_P_Daily (9144 posts) -

Not interested, does anyone remember when Capcom made new games??? me neither lol.

The only collection I want from Capcom is Powerstone 1 & 2.

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#3 Edited by Blackhairedhero (2053 posts) -

@i_p_daily: What do you call the RE2 remake , Mega Man 11, DMC5 and MHW?

Capcom is becoming great again.

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#4 Posted by Alucard_Prime (9793 posts) -

@blackhairedhero said:

@i_p_daily: What do you call the RE2 remake , Mega Man 11, DMC5 and MHW?

Capcom is becoming great again.

Yeah and RE7 was great I thought. I mean it would be great if they were more active, but if they are playing it safe for now I am OK with that, it is much better than what Konami is doing basically, which is almost zilch outside of the occasional BC game support.

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#5 Posted by I_P_Daily (9144 posts) -

@blackhairedhero said:

@i_p_daily: What do you call the RE2 remake , Mega Man 11, DMC5 and MHW?

Capcom is becoming great again.

I was being a smart arse for the most part, but RE2 remake is not a new game, no idea about MM, but yeah DMC & MHW are new games, so they do make a couple :)