SOURCE: Capcom Mobile

Capcom Mobile

November 23, 2009 13:10 ET

Capcom® Realigns European Mobile Studio to Support Growing Smartphone Business

Company Partners With Gameloft for European Distribution Deal

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 23, 2009) - Capcom® Mobile, a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, today announced a strategic realigning of the company's European mobile operations. Effective immediately, the Capcom's European mobile studio will focus exclusively on the development of games for smartphone platforms, including Apple iPhone™, Blackberry, Palm webOS™, Windows® Mobile and Android™.

Additionally, Capcom has struck a European distribution deal with Gameloft® to publish six upcoming mobile titles: Resident Evil®: Uprising, Street Fighter® Alpha, Super Puzzle Fighter™ II Turbo, Lost Planet™ 2, Dead Rising™ 2 and Where's Wally 2. The games are expected to release in 2010.

"Greater resources in both time and manpower are required to remain successful in the mobile marketplace," said Midori Yuasa, President, Capcom Mobile. "By realigning our studio's focus and entering into strategic distribution deals, Capcom Mobile is able to remain profitable and proactive in our ever evolving industry."

Capcom's UK studio is expected to produce 10 - 12 titles for smartphone platforms within the next 12 months, beginning with the classic arcade shooter 1942 for iPhone. Additional smartphone development as well as development for North American and European standard devices will continue out of Capcom's studio in Toronto, Canada.


Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment. Founded in 1983, the company has created world-renowned franchises including Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man®, Breath of Fire®, Devil May Cry® and the Onimusha® series. Headquartered in Osaka, Japan, the company maintains operations in the U.S., The United Kingdom, Germany, Tokyo, Korea and Hong Kong. More information about Capcom and its products can be found on the company's web site at

Capcom, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Onimusha, Devil May Cry and Viewtiful Joe 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. All other marks are the property of their respective holders.

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