$15 two-game bundle includes Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3 with online play, high-def graphics, replay sharing.
The Darkstalkers franchise is back. Today at the 2012 New York Comic-Con, Capcom announced Darkstalkers Resurrection, a downloadable two-pack that includes Night Warriors: Darkstalkers Revenge and Darkstalkers 3.
The bundle will be available in early 2013 for Xbox Live and PlayStation Network for $15. Darkstalkers Resurrection includes a range of new features including online play, high-definition graphics, replay sharing, a Spectator mode, in-game achievements, a challenge/tutorial mode, and an unlockable archive of concept art.
Online play for Darkstalkers Resurrection takes advantage of GGPO, which promises a "virtually lag-free" experience. Matchmaking has been upgraded, now affording users additional options including region-matching, ping lock, and ping display.
I was playing MvC Origins, and I was hoping they would do this very thing. I am so pleased. Consider this purchased by me if I'm still alive in early 2013.Now if they would just bundle "X-Men: Children of the Atom" with "X-Men vs. Street Fighter," and "Street Fighter Alpha 2" with "Street Fighter Alpha 3" I can die contented.
I'll be getting this. I love the Darkstalkers series and I only got the first 2 games. So I'll definitely download this so I can play it online in HD. DS4 should be incredible. Hopefully Capcom doesn't screw this up like they did with SF x Tekken.
^^Darkstalkers 4 teaser. Here's hoping Capcom's not pulling out in the last minute like they did with Megaman.
Never played the franchise before but like the look of it so I think I'll buy it. Worth a try since the characters seem interesting.
I'm not really bothered about playing these games again (I played the Saturn imports for months), but I am really looking forward to a new game in the series. Hopefully it can still capture the charm of the originals.
OH look a game capcom has released before. I would never have expected such a move from the company that is still rereleasing SF 2 ever now and then.
Still have my Darkstalker Chronicles for my PSP, if it was Darkstalkers 4 then that would be a different matter
Already have these games for the Saturn. Coulda used Vampire: The Night Warrior (Arcade version of Darkstalkers ONE) but unfortunately they weren't included in the collection. Guess I'll skip this one.
Darkstalkers 3 was a game that never got a proper console release outside of Japan (in the Vampire Collection for PS2), the PS1 version was missing frames and such. Night Warriors: Darkstalkers' Revenge (DS2) was only for Saturn. As much as I dislike Capcom's current buisness practices, and hate there rehashing, these are acually 2 games that actually deserve a PSN/XBLA release, as long as they're good ports and Capcom don't, well, Capcom it.
For people saying, why should I buy this. Usually what a company does, they put a remix version of a game, to see how much it sells and if it sells a lot it shows them, that a Darkstalkers 4, is worth there money to make it, while also the money they make from selling the game, would also fund the Darkstalkers 4.
@kawaiiflonne And I don't want DS4, especially knowing the possibilities on how Capcom could ruin it.
@Strider8009 Well I do agree with you, how Capcom has turned out in 15 years, it would ruin it, while who says the money we spend on Darkstalkers would go into it, look how many people bought Megaman 10 and Capcom gave the fans the middle finger. So I do agree, the logic I said would apply to most companies, but not Capcom
Why for the PSN?
@DemonicChaosXX @demonicchaosxx: And now it's on Xbox 360... more people get to play it and it becomes exposed to a newer audience. More exposure equals greater sales, higher the sales the better our chances of getting a Darkstalkers 4. Besides having options is a good thing.
If we followed your logic (whatever new IP's appears on said platform stays on said platform) the industry wouldn't be going any where.
I saw "Darkstalkers: Resurrection", and was thinking "Finally...Darkstalkers 4!"
...Then I saw that it's just a bundle of two games I've already owned for more than a decade, upscaled to HD with online play.
Perhaps this is a value to some. Personally, online play and upscaled graphics are enough for me to re-buy games that (as I mentioned before) I bought over a decade ago. I get behind remakes on occasion, but this just seems like a port with the bare minimum to make it viable for today's market.
Meh. Street Fighter III Online Edition, Jojo Bizarre Adventures, and Marvel vs. Capcom Origin were nothing but cheap, shallow, bare bone cash-ins; and DarkStalkers will be no different. Typical of Capcom.
Why do i have the feeling that this will be a rushed job? I mean, c'mon, yes, it's online but 15$ on a game that's over 15 years, with only upgraded definition?
Where is the Capcom I knew in the 90's that brought to me Darkstalkers 1 and 3, Pocket Fighter, Rival Schools, Street Fighter Alpha and EX plus, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, Star Gladiator and the Versus series and Breath of Fire?
Where is that "They're our fans, so let's take a risk and make a new 2D fighting game/ new Rpg-game, screw if it doesn't sell, at least we have serious fanbases!" Capcom? Why don't you people try to give us your best and make REAL HD VERSIONS, with updated controls and new characters?
I'm sorry for my whining, but I'm just one of those guys who doesn't buy Capcom games (2d fighting and Rpg's) because it's not Capcom anymore but more like Crapcom.
@SoulsofDark Oh yes, Darkstalkers 4 will be announced in the next Tokyo/E3/ etc game show....
...Annnnnnnnnnnd it's gone. :(
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