The Most Gruesome Video Game Deaths

Which video game has the most gruesome death scenes? Surely Mortal Kombat 9 is a contender, in particular Noob Saibot's first fatality called "Make a Wish." It's so ridiculous it stands out despite Mortal Kombat's already high level of gore. » 5/08/13 7:00pm 5/08/13 7:00pm

Layoffs Reported At Dead Rising 2 Developer [UPDATE: 20 Staff Let Go]

Rumors are swirling that Capcom Vancouver, the development studio behind Dead Rising 2, has laid off multiple people. » 7/18/12 5:19pm 7/18/12 5:19pm

Now You Can Play Dead Rising 2 in Your Web Browser

Capcom has teamed up with those magical people at Gaikai to deliver a 30 minute timed demo of Dead Rising 2 that runs in your Java-enabled web browser. Ain't technology a thing? » 11/09/11 5:20pm 11/09/11 5:20pm

Five Great New Ways To Kill Dead Rising Zombies

I learned new lessons in the art of zombie-killing in a noisy hotel suite in New York City yesterday. My textbook was the upcoming video game Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. » 6/30/11 12:00pm 6/30/11 12:00pm

Frank West Has Covered Dead Rising Sequels Before, You Know

You may be done with Dead Rising 2, but Frank West isn't. And in this trailer, Frank West sticks things up a zombie's ass. Gameplay footage follows. » 6/07/11 6:00pm 6/07/11 6:00pm

The Difference Between A Resident Evil Zombie And A Dead Rising Zombie

The video game zombies of Resident Evil and Dead Rising are equally undead and equally at ease with chewing on your neck. » 4/14/11 10:30am 4/14/11 10:30am

The Proper Difficulty For A Dead Rising Game

Dead Rising games have always been difficult, but gamers haven't always been happy about that. What's a fair way to make a game tough, and what isn't? With each new Dead Rising release, the game creators at Capcom have been tweaking their answer and reconsidering what players want. » 4/13/11 4:00pm 4/13/11 4:00pm

Frank West Regains The Lead Role In Dead Rising 2: Off The Record, A…

Chuck Greene wasn't the hero of Dead Rising 2. Chuck Greene wasn't the man who faced down the slow flood of zombies stumbling through the casinos of Fortune City. Chuck didn't whack a few hundred zombies with baseball bats and halt the groans of many more with sharp objects. » 4/12/11 11:00am 4/12/11 11:00am

Dead Rising's Shambling Descent From Thriller to FarmVille

Blood spattered across his pants and canary-yellow racing jacket, Chuck Greene stands uncomfortably in front of the bathroom stall. » 1/14/11 12:00pm 1/14/11 12:00pm

Go West, Old Friend, With Dead Rising 2's DLC

No memes about covering wars, you know, in this new trailer for Dead Rising 2: Case West. Just the return of Dead Rising's intrepid photog and a hint at the story behind his team-up with the sequel's motocross-racing protagonist. » 12/22/10 7:20pm 12/22/10 7:20pm

True Dead Rising Fans Know Why This Boring Screenshot Is Exciting

A man is taking a photo in a video game. Yay. But, no! This is Frank West in the new Dead Rising 2 downloadable expansion. This is the return of photography. » 11/30/10 4:00pm 11/30/10 4:00pm

Admit It, You've Always Wanted To Use A Dildo On A Zombie

Lemme tell ya, I have, that game was called "my third marriage." Hey-oooo! But seriously folks, the ESRB summary for Dead Rising 2's DLC mentions a wieldable sex toy. I thought that was the paddlesaw! Bang, pow, zoom ... » 11/17/10 9:30pm 11/17/10 9:30pm

Chuck Greene Goes Commando With The Soldier Of Fortune Pack

The Soldier of Fortune Theme Pack is available today for Dead Rising 2, transforming Chuck Greene into a lean, mean, shooting machine. » 10/19/10 12:20pm 10/19/10 12:20pm

Mr. Campbell, Mr. Inafune; Inafune-San, Campbell-San

At last, a meeting of masterminds at Comic-Con New York. That's Keiji Inafune, creator of Capcom's Dead Rising series, and none other than Bruce Campbell, the iconic actor of The Evil Dead and other pillars of the zombie-film genre. » 10/13/10 9:30pm 10/13/10 9:30pm

Dead Rising Producer Hates His Job, He Wants To Retire

In a recent interview, Capcom's Keiji Inafune (of Dead Rising and Onimusha fame) talks about the impossible, doing the impossible and how that makes game developers grow as people. He also says he hates his job. » 10/12/10 3:00am 10/12/10 3:00am

Review: Dead Rising 2

Wife dead, daughter infected, motocross superstar Chuck Greene is forced to compete on nationally televised zombie killing show Terror is Reality to earn the cash to help keep his daughter from turning. But then things go sideways. » 10/06/10 3:00pm 10/06/10 3:00pm

Play Dress Up With Dead Rising 2 DLC

The Dead Rising 2 dress-up fun never stops, as Capcom reveals four themed packs of downloadable content that add new looks and new abilities to Chuck Greene's arsenal. » 10/06/10 1:20pm 10/06/10 1:20pm

Left 4 Dead Loves Dead Rising 2

Valve's Left 4 Dead 2 team gives Capcom a little love today with this image, hidden inside a blog post on the release of part three of The Sacrifice digi-comic. Then Chuck Greene shows up. » 9/28/10 7:40pm 9/28/10 7:40pm

ZQ Fall Edition Makes Dead Rising 2's Zombies Chic

The fall issue of Zombie Quarterly is here, packed with zombie dating advice, Fortune City's latest haute fashions, some neat DIY for affordable mayhem and an exclusive interview with the new guy in town: Chuck Greene. » 9/28/10 1:00pm 9/28/10 1:00pm