Capcom Ships MEGA MAN X7 for the PS2


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SUNNYVALE, Calif.  October 14,
2003 — Capcom® today debuts its Mega Man

franchise on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system with the release of

Mega Man X7
.    The Mega Man series of
products has sold more than 17 million units worldwide and this year celebrates
its 15th anniversary with a whole host of activities and promotions. 
This blockbuster franchise is the continuing adventure of Mega Man and his quest
to rid the world of evil. 
Mega Man X7
stars Mega Man and his trusted friend, Zero, and takes players into a full 3-D
environment where different traits from the series come together to deliver an
all-encompassing sequel.
Mega Man X7
is rated “E” for everyone by the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) and
is now available at retailers across North America.

Mega Man X7 3
boasts the following features:

Player Change

– Switch between your main and sub characters at any time to effectively defeat
enemies and progress through the game.

  • Transforming

    – Depending on the area, the
    player will experience the game in different perspectives. This can

    range from a traditional 2D scrolling title to 1/4 overhead view similar to
    popular strategy based games.  Players will also experience many boss battles
    set in a 3D action perspective similar to that of Capcom’s acclaimed

    Mega Man Legends
    series. Traditional 2D
    stages are not only made into full 3D polygons but it also adds dimensional
    twists to the gameplay.

  • Auto Lock-on

    – Players can quickly lock onto an
    enemy within attack range. They can also change targets and aim at an enemy’s
    weak spot.

  • A Mysterious
    New Character named

    Axl will have a unique ability unlike any other and add more strategic
    elements to the game.

Capcom will honor Mega Man’s 15th
anniversary with a massive yearlong campaign of consumer promotions and
corporate partners.  In addition, Capcom will release six new titles to the
franchise in 2003 that include
Mega Man &
Bass, Mega Man Battle Network 3: White

Blue versions
Mega Man Zero 2
for the Game Boy
Mega Man Network Transmission
for the
Nintendo GameCube

Mega Man X7
for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system.

Capcom Entertainment, headquartered
in Sunnyvale, California, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capcom, Co., Ltd. of
Japan.  A leading force in the multi-billion dollar interactive entertainment
industry, Capcom’s legacy spans more than 22 years of entertaining video
gamers.  Capcom develops, markets, and distributes home video games for the
PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo
GameCube™ and Xbox™ game consoles, Game Boy® Advance and Game Boy® Color
Systems, personal computers, and coin-operated games. Worldwide recognizable
product lines include the
Resident Evil,
Street Fighter, Mega Man, Breath of Fire,

series.  World headquarters in Osaka, Japan, the company also has offices in
Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Sunnyvale, California.  The company is publicly
traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange code number 9697.


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Evil are registered trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd.  Onimusha, Mega Man and
Breath of Fire are trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd..  CAPCOM CO., LTD. 2003  CAPCOM
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