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Captivate 11: Capcom's New IP Is Dragon's Dogma

Hey, you know something? Dragons are cool.

We had heard Capcom would announce a new IP at their Captivate event today, and so they have: it's Dragon's Dogma, which is described as a "unique action experience that blends exciting and fulfilling combat with the freedom to explore and interact in a rich, living and breathing world." Well, that sounds pretty good; almost like a cross between Demon's Souls, The Elder Scrolls, and Devil May Cry. In fact, you may find both DMC and Resident Evil influences in the trailer below, because producer Hiroyuki Kobayashi and director Hideaki Itsuno were directly involved with several DMC and RE iterations.

The game is built with an upgraded version of Capcom's MT Framework engine (used in both RE5 and Lost Planet 2) and it looks awfully promising. Dragon's Dogma is coming to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and currently has a tentative release window of "early 2012. So, what do you think?

Tags: dragons dogma, capcom, dragons dogma trailer

4/12/2011 4:49:05 PM Ben Dutka

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Comments (42 posts)

Fatcat3788
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 5:11:31 PM
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Looks promising...

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Pandacastro
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 5:11:54 PM
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Finally a new IP !!

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Dukemz_UK
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 5:27:33 PM
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Looks promising... true... will release 2012.. sell say about 1.5 million copies multiplat... then the capcom directors will look at other developer game sales numbers... then either axe the sequel, or... release (Call of) Dragon's Dogma 2: a "unique" squad based dragon shooter with focus on online multiplay... *giggle* ... or perhaps my glass is just half empty today? We'll see...

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Serakek
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 5:33:41 PM
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Looks like a hybrid made from Demon's Souls, Resident Evil and Dragon Age. Could be interesting. Wonder if there will be a guy with a black robe who sells stuff saying the same line over and over again?

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:14:42 PM

one can only hope

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Dukemz_UK
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 5:49:03 PM
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"I'll buy it at a high price!" Wasn't that a purple robe?

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Scarecrow
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 5:52:34 PM
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Lord of the Rings: Capcom Edition

Not interested at all

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 12:19:16 AM

well i wouldn't be either if they ever made a decent lord of the rings game... which they didnt XD haha So ill rely on capcom here to do it in the video games department :D looks very promising indeed

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Vidius
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:14:32 PM
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Amen Scarecrow. It really does look like LOTR.

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 12:22:11 AM

except that there is no ring and the story aint about a Hobit... Oh wait there is magic and mythical beasts... In that way of thinking so many games look like lotr no? lol

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:16:20 PM
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I'm game, I think it looks great. I'll be following the hype machine. At least now we know why DMC is in the hands of Ninja Theory.

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Vidius
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:21:13 PM
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The graphics looks uncompromising and cartoony; like maybe something a Wii might get. Please CAPCOM, scrape this and make RE6 now!!! I really don't like the so called "western direction" u guys are heading. Twitch gamers FTW!!! I blame the short attention gamers. Thumbs up if the FPS crowd ruined the current gen.

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Underdog15
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 8:11:02 PM

I thought it looked pretty good.

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GuyverLT
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 8:30:51 PM

It looks pretty good to me too it ain't always got to gotta look like Killzone 3, and besides it looks like an open world game so these kind of graphics are to be expected.

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 12:26:03 AM

Thought it looked great too O_O nice effects and polish for a game that has nearly a year before release :D

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Gabriel013
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 1:24:37 AM

Sorry Vidius, I'm with these guys. I thought that looked very promising and I'm amazed that it is Capcom behind it.

Just when I was starting to lose faith in them.

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Sol
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:23:58 PM
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I have to say that this looks promising. It seemed to be a cross between DMC and Monster Hunter, while having a possibly interesting story. It could be big if they pull it off right and they're off to a decent start seeing as it managed to distract my interest in Asura's Wrath and SSF4's DLC. I'd like to see REvelations come to a non Nintendo system though so I could play it.

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Vidius
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:33:04 PM

Really? Lmao, this game looks to childish for my taste. Like I said, it looks like something that the Wii should get. If u think otherwise, then that ur opinion and an inferior one. However, Capcom should be focusing on RE6 and make it epic.

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Ben Dutka PSXE [Administrator]
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:48:53 PM

We won't be saying opinions are "inferior" around here.

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Clamedeus
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 7:01:49 PM

RE6 is going to be lackluster at best like RE5, they are completely out of touch.

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WorldEndsWithMe
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 7:09:11 PM

Can we call this guy a "raTard"?

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 12:39:32 AM

I think you should have a second look at the graphics Vidius lol. Also play a Wii game to see how crappy it looks. Then you will see how impossible for a wii it is to even render one of those dragons alone XD

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___________
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 5:05:21 AM

just remember, opinions are like holes.
everyone has one, and everyone thinks theres is the best!
;)

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DjEezzy
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 6:47:02 PM
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Wow... Why so rude? The thing is, that trailer is probably a first build. Seeing as how they have a lot more time to polish things up, don't be so quick to judge a book by its cover. I think it looks pretty awesome myself. Of course "that" just my "inferior" opinion. LOL. Give me a break.
Oh and the whole FPS gamers have ruined the current gen of gaming is crap. I've said it before, if its not one genre it's another. There used to be racing/kart games coming out every week. Before that it was platformers. FPS games/gamers haven't ruined anything. I'm sure if you ask anyone on here, they'll say they have plenty to play still. Most have a huge back log of things to play!!! Most of them not shooters. Also, a lot of people don't have enough money for all the games they want. Most of them not shooters.

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Underdog15
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 8:20:09 PM

I'm agreeing with the DJ on this one Vidius.

What's inferior, is stating something as mal-researched and subjective about FPS crowd ruining this gen. FPS's aren't my first choice. Mine is RPG's. But I like all kinds of genres.

But the DJ's right... whatever is popular at the time is what saturates the market. And of course, the people who don't favor that type of genre will complain. Aside from that, there is still lots and lots of variety to keep non-FPS fans happy. I play them too, but it is my least favorite. (Although there isn't a genre I despise, nor is there one I won't play)

Anyways, if you remember PS1 days, shooters existed, but RPG's were king. Each genre will have their day.

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Vidius
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 3:57:41 AM

Sry, I didn't really mean any offenses to FPS and Wii fans. Wht I'm trying to say; Is that I'm kind of getting sick of all of the hype surrounding certain games because of quantity over quality. (COD)
However, I really do like Killzone 2.
@Worldendwithme
What's a "ratard"? Please try to be mature, because usually your post have significant good values.
If anyone want to play Killzone 2 with me. My PSN ID is "Akatsuki896".
@ Ben
The inferiority comment won't happen again. N once again, I'm sry.
XD


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Minishmaru
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 8:03:28 PM
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Some of the game reminded me of shadow of the colossus like when the guy just ran and jumped to grab onto the i think griffin. Also some demons souls and monster hunter...in conclusion I'm buying it as of now :)

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GuyverLT
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 8:36:53 PM
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It looks badass to me kinda of like Demon Souls, capcom edition with a pinch of shadow of the colossus with the jumping on the big scary gryphon there. I'll be keep an eye on this and Asura's Wraith.

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Lairfan
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 9:56:28 PM
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Huh. Capcom actually got me really interested in a game they're releasing this gen. Maybe they should release new IPs more often, instead of screwing up all their old ones.

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chedison
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 10:39:40 PM

Took the words out of my mouth.

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Karosso
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 8:37:30 AM

Second that

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kraygen
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 10:25:23 PM
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I think this looks like it has uber potential. It looks like it could probably use a little polish and mechanics smoothing, but considering it's the debut trailer and they have about a year or more of work to do, by the time it releases we could be looking at capcoms first triple A title for this gen.

I'll definitely be keeping an eye on, my love for all things rpg and dragons will see to that.

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PasteNuggs
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 11:57:27 PM
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Woah, someone tell Ubisoft, you can't release a new IP now.

Looks pretty interesting. Definitely needs some polish but if the gameplay is tight and the story is good I may be picking this up.

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RebelJD
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 1:32:13 AM
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New IPs are always welcomed and should be giving the benefit of the doubt.

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Lawless SXE
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 1:59:32 AM
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It seems interesting... but I'll wait until closer to release before getting excited. Keeping it in mind.
Peace.

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MadPowerBomber
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 2:13:24 AM
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It's funny to me when people say certain games these days are too "Lord of the Rings"-like. I can't help but think that if those films had never been made, these comments wouldn't exist whatsoever.

Most video games that revolve around this sort of fantastical, mythological atmosphere are more influenced by Dungeons & Dragons than Lord of the Rings, even visually. Especially visually.

I'd daresay that even the Peter Jackson films were heavily influenced by D&D. A lot of art has been done for that particular RPG over the past four decades that has pretty much formed the way a lot of people -- especially games developers -- view fantasy and fantastical things. D&D and Frank Frazetta.


...that's the long winded way of me saying that this game reminds me of D&D...

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jimmyhandsome
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 10:06:43 AM

Well the developers did say that they LOVED LotR and that they wanted to make a game that is heavily influenced by it. So those comparisions do seem fair. However, th game does look awesome....huge potential anyway.

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___________
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 5:06:36 AM
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looks promising.
but on problem, its being made by crapcom, which means theres a 99.9999999999% chance it will fall well short of expectations and its potential, then crapcom will sack the dev and blame the western market for its failure.

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Neo_Aeon666
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 10:14:08 AM

gah guess we have to rely on that 0.0000000001% chance lol

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___________
Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 9:36:58 AM

eh, unlikelier things have happened!
i mean DNF is due out on the 10th of June!

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TheOldOne
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 @ 8:27:22 AM
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Looks nice!

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xenris
Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 9:58:03 AM
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This game looks like a mix between demon souls and monster hunter, with a little bit of lost planet 2s coop thrown in there. I am really excited for this game. If it has online coop that you can make your own character and go on quests and craft gear like in monster hunter I'm sold.

I also really like the physics based direction they are going, climbing on a griffons tale and getting picked up by a harpy is just awesome. Hopefully this is a game mechanic throughout the whole game and not just for a couple special enemies. I want to be able to climb anything that is above 10 feet tall :)

As for the Vidius person saying this looks like a wii game...get your eyes checked? This looks like an original game I don't see how your bashing it all of your points contradict each other. You like killzone 2 which is a good shooter but honestly basically the same as any other console shooter(I've been playing shooters since they were conceived). Then you say the FPS crowd ruined games but right after tell capcom to scrap a game that is not only the furthest thing from an FPS but tell them to make RE6 which even if it is like RE4 is closer to a shooter than a game where you slay hydra and climb up freaking griffins backs and hack its neck with your sword.

This is right now on the top of my most anticipated list for 2012 right beside Kingdoms of Alumar: The reckoning which RPG fans should check out btw

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