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Capcom's Despicable New Way Of Fighting Used Games?

Okay Capcom, we admit it. We're a little confused.

We've seen several publishers institute a method of combating used game sales (of which those publishers never see a dime); it's the paid online pass. Basically, if you buy the game new, you don't pay to play online; if you purchase it used, you won't get the online pass code that comes in the box, and you have to pay $10 to compete online.

But this may be taking everything to a whole new level- According to Eurogamer, Resident Evil Mercenaries 3D for the Nintendo 3DS has a message in the manual, which reads- "saved data on this software cannot be reset." Hence, you can't delete save data and start a new game, so it's really only playable once. Eurogamer has seen the UK version in front of them, and Tiny Cartridge has posted up pics of the US manual, too. Is this a new way of combating used game sales? I mean, you wouldn't even be able to sell this game used at all, right?

But what if you wanted to play it again? What if you just lent it to a friend? The game is rendered useless after one play-through? That can't be correct. ...can it?

Tags: used games, capcom, game news, resident evil mercenaries

6/28/2011 9:29:50 AM Ben Dutka

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Comments (81 posts)

jimmyhandsome
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:49:29 AM
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F*** you, Capcom!

Hopefully this isn't entirely accurate. If it is people should show their displeasure by not purchasing the title. Hell any kind of noise from ticked off gamers about this would be great. This sort of thing can't catch on.

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djbool
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:13:05 AM

The opening tagline made me nearly piss my pants. You hilarious, but I agree.

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Lawless SXE
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:20:18 PM

Ha! That opener, that picture... Very cool.

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Claire C
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 5:07:13 PM

If this is true Capcom is gonna get so much backlash.

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Douchebaguette
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 5:54:30 PM

For some reason I imagined a South Park style stereotype of a middle aged Japanese man saying this...

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Beamboom
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:49:37 AM
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This whole fighting against used sales really shows the most ugly, greedy side of this entire business, imo.

What if they tried to do the same with books, or music albums...? I love to browse through used books in markets!
I guess some publishers would if they could. Still, it's a sad sight.


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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:52:22 AM

Watch out for this when it comes to publications on e-readers. They could conceivably do this in software on e-book readers.

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maxpontiac
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:15:17 AM

I think it's more then that Beamboom. The global economy will continue to influence the decision making process for this industry.

According to the NPD, May was the worst month in 5 years. Publishers and developers have little choice but to pursue another avenue here, and that street is named "Used Games Drive".

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Beamboom
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 2:19:56 PM

@HighLander: Yeah I know, but somehow I just don't think it will happen. Maybe I have too much faith in that business, we shall see. They are however concerned about piracy, as they should be. And I wish them the best of luck with that.

@Maxpontiac: It's not like I feel sorry for them Max, really.
They are part of an up-and-coming business segment that's conquered half the entire friggin' entertainment business during no more than the last couple of decades.

They are "not poor, starving artists".
They don't have to worry much about what tomorrow will bring, other than to keep competing to create the best products.


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Claire C
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 6:59:54 PM

Even when a game is successful you still hear about employease getting laid off because their services are no longer required. Seems like it's more of a corporate greed.

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:51:36 AM
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I think this is a horrible way to do things. This possibly means you can only pay through a game once, and that there no used value. I know we have discussed this issue here before, and I know that many publishers see used game sales as threatening (or more) as game piracy. However this is absolutely not the way to go about it. This actually reduces the value of the game to the purchaser. You are paying literally for a single play. Talk about a sledgehammer to crack a walnut. If a publisher is going to make purchasers of the game play it as if it were a one time rental, then they have no right to charge more than the cost of a game rental, pure and simple. If this is truly as it's been reported, Capcom needs to know that this is BS.

The online pass I can actually see the point of because when a used game buyer buys the game they have no customer relationship with the publisher, and if they want to use the publisher's online resources, they need to establish that relationship and pay for that additional service. I can see the logic and sense behind that - as long as it's truly about additional online service/content and not just enabling content on the disc. But this practice that Capcom appears to be going after is very different and really quite anti-gamer.

Not that I want to start a rumor, but I want Sony to be very clear that Vita games will not do this, since they come on cards with a local re-writeable area for saves.

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Killa Tequilla
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:46:34 AM

Well... I think it just means other then that system, it can't be played anywhere else.

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Ignitus
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 12:13:01 PM

It would be nice to know SONY's stance on the subject with the Vita games, indeed.

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Oxvial
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:54:06 AM
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Miss the ol times when buy a game didn't make you feel too much buyers remorse with all the DLC,short singleplaper experience and canned local multiplayer in favor of online multiplayer focus, and now the pass.

Also creepy hackers trying to get your personal info with your console.

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Dridion
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:57:31 AM
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And here I thought other forms of DRM were intense. This takes the cake by far. Let the battles truly begin -_- SMH.

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ZettaiSeigi
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:59:15 AM
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I made a quick check of my PS3 games to see if I have anything by Capcom in my collection. Nope, zero, zip, zilch, nada. That's possibly not going to change if this is true.

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darxed
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 9:59:36 AM
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I really don't think that you can only play through the game once, I mean, every review I read has a replayability score on it, so this gets a zero? The fact that you can't delete the saved data is not the same as saying that you can't start over. If this was a PS3/360 game what I think it would mean is that you can only get trophies/achievements once or something like that, maybe that's the case with this game as well.

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:37:00 AM

From what I understand, you can continue playing once you finish the campaign, but you can't go back to the beginning and start from scratch.

Here's a quote from TinyCartridge;

"There’s speculation that Capcom deliberately made it impossible for users to delete their save data to discourage used game sales — since those who buy Mercenaries 3D used can’t wipe the save and start over from the beginning, some Japanese shops will only pay very low prices (as low as $6!) for pre-played copies."

That seems to confirm that you can't start over.

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maxpontiac
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:07:26 AM
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Gotta love the economy's impact on the gaming industry. None of us should be surprised over this.

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:34:05 AM

Not sure it's so much the economy as it is Capcom's greed. They have been looking for new and interesting ways to stick it to gamers since this generation began. Funny thing is, in all their attempts to make more money, they just seem to be digging themselves deeper in a whole. They should just sell their best franchises to Nintendo or Sony and close up shop. At least then, MegaMan, Street Fighter and Resident Evil might have a fighting chance. Can you imagine a Resident Evil title done by Sony Santa Monica with the God of War 3 engine? Droooool.....

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maxpontiac
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:21:24 PM

Without a doubt Jawknee, making money drives all businesses.

But my point is, that sales outside of a few mega hitters are lacking, and since we don't know the extent of sales with the used games section, my guess is it's high enough to warrant that publishers and developers dip into it.

If new game sales as a whole continue to decline, it should only be obvious that more and more companies will follow suit.

I have mentioned this before, but Xbox Live was only the beginning of charging people to play. It was online passes, and now it seems locked saves might be another domino.

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Spanky
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:09:53 AM
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Sheesh and I thought DLCs were being greedy!

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VIVIsectVI
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:15:52 AM
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I won't be buying any game from any publisher regardless if it's new or used if they decide to go this route.

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GuyverLT
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:23:34 AM
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I hope this isn't true, and is just a rumor, because they're publishing some pretty promising looking games next year that I'm stoked about.

Seriously Capcom, WTF????

I play through games more then once as I'm everyone else does too... I think, and if they do this then as much as I want to play DmC, if I only can play through it once, then there is no point in buying @ full price especially if I can just rent them.

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jimmyhandsome
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:21:21 AM

Well, technically you wouldn't be able to rent this game if someone else already played it (assuming this story is accurate). So I think most would just skip the game entirely.

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:29:32 AM

What "promising" titles do they have coming out?

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jimmyhandsome
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:39:17 AM

Dragon's Dogma has potential. Outside of that I dunno what else.

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GuyverLT
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:45:59 AM

@Jawknee

Asura's Wrath, (looks like it's just over the top action, although it might get Repetitive), Dragon's Dogma looks even more promising and fun, that Resident Evil looks like it will be somewhat fun to play with a friend. They might not seem that way to you, but they look like possibly good games to me and if they're not then it's whatever, there are other games out there for us to enjoy.

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:52:54 AM

Yea, I'm not interested in those titles in the least bit. Not really into hack n' slash titles other than God of War and don't really care for Dungeons and Dragonsesque anything, hence why Dragons Dogma looks blahg to me. Also this Mercenaries titles seems like a huge rip off. Why pay $40 for a game that's nothing more than an add-on feature from previous titles?

Seems to me the game itself is the real ripoff...the locked save data is just an added "screw you" by Crapcom.

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GuyverLT
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:55:57 AM

Uh... I was actually talking about Resident Evil: Raccoon City game not the one for the 3ds.

I haven't own a Nintendo handheld since the GameBoy color.

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:06:11 PM

Gotcha, I thought you were talking about this 3DS title.

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Xombito
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:43:47 AM
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I'm not jumping to conclusions until I see more REAL information on this.

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Temjin001
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:45:48 AM

Yeah, because information taken from a game manual is so fake.
=p

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Neo_Aeon666
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:18:18 AM

isn't there something we can do? I was planing on getting mercenaries for my 3ds but I am skipping if this is the case. I don't want to encourage them.

We need a million signatures gamer petition and we need to ban their games from our lists as a result of their changes until they undo the uglyness

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:28:15 AM

You can try contacting them and voice you displeasure via their Capcom Unity site, though you may just get bombarded by the Crapcom defense force over there. Their alliance with Xbot Fanboys runs deep. Crapcom can do no wrong in their eyes.

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Temjin001
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:44:39 AM
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Weak sauce, Capcom. Weak sauce.
This sucks worse than the new Dante. And that's hard to do, too.

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Temjin001
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:50:40 AM
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So what's with the obese woman holding her hands up?
I got it. That's the mom confused as to what 3DS game she should buy for her bratty spoiled kid.

But that can't be right. All moms sit in their living room issuing voice commands to the KINECT.

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The Doom
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 9:16:41 AM

wtf? How does she look 'obese'? She seems like a size 12 at best

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BikerSaint
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:01:00 AM
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If this sh*t is true, then......

"F*ck you Capcom, your company IS going down for the count"!

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gumbi
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:01:28 AM
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This has to be a misunderstanding. You need to be able to reset your game. What if you want to play it again, or if you take a long break from it and want to start over. If this is true I wonder how all the businesses that rent video games are going to like it.

This all sounds pretty shady, I like replaying my favourite games from scratch.

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:09:45 AM

Click on the tinyCartidge link, they have a picture from the game's manual and it states that it can't be reset.

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gumbi
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 3:36:36 PM

Weak... well I hope they get enough backlash from this to warrant revising their strategy. This specific example may not affect me because I'll never play this game, but we can't allow for this concept to take off... bad bad bad.

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Vivi_Gamer
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:04:03 AM
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Well it's a good thing that I do not like the new route RE has gone...

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Underdog15
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:05:07 AM
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Forget "rent to own"...

This is "own to rent".

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Palmetto
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:28:47 AM
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Well It really screws family gaming since my son and I share games all the time. There is no way I am going to buy two copies of the same game. I will speak with my wallet when purchasing any games from developers that go this route!

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:36:59 AM
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I'm not surprised at all by this. People call them "Crapcom" for a reason.

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AshT
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:57:54 AM
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what the hell is going on?

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SnipeySnake
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 12:00:00 PM
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Well...its too bad for them cause i was thinking of getting the new RE game but it looks like they're not getting my money.

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AnonWTF
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 12:32:49 PM

Now the game has no replay value which takes away from the gameplay experience even if it is purchased new. Why would you want to punish the people who are buying/preordering the games new? You want to reward them simpletons!

The games overall score is going to shoot way down and is not worth purchasing.

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Teddie9
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 12:15:22 PM
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>.> Not Smart

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mehrab2603
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 12:35:31 PM
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I'm totally against used game sales, but this method of combating it is absolutely ridiculous.

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Lord carlos
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 12:36:16 PM
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you suck brachiosaurus balls capcom

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Veitsknight
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:04:33 PM
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So sad really, all this anti thingy stuff only affects the Legit Gamers. Hackers will always find a way.

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coverton341
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:40:05 PM

You know, that's the sad truth of it. Someone somewhere will figure out a way to hex edit the data on the game, release a soft copy with the ability to erase saves, and people with a modded 3DS will be able to download it, put it on their DS, and not worry one whit about this lock out. All the while honest gamers and people that don't want to or cannot figure out how to mod their systems are left holding a game they can only play once.

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:08:15 PM
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Capcom told GiantBomb the following;

"In Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, all mission progress is saved directly to the Nintendo 3DS cartridge, where it cannot be reset...The nature of the game invites high levels of replayability in order to improve mission scores. In addition, this feature does not remove any content available for users."

They (Capcom) also say; "Secondhand game sales were not a factor in this development decision, so we hope that all our consumers will be able to enjoy the entirety of the survival-action experiences that the game does offer."

I think that they actually screwed up. It's a survival action game, and by not allowing the save to reset, you can't go backwards in your playthrough, only forwards, The no reset feature forces the player to play through the game - in true survival action fashion. Once you complete an element you can go back and replay it, but you can't replay the whole game from the beginning. I think it was meant to be a 'cute' feature that increased the tension of the game. I just don't think that they thought through the impact of the no-reset thing.

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Veitsknight
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:26:11 PM

That is a very interesting way of looking at it. Very nice. Now i only have to hate them for the Dante Reboot. (No Sarcasm intended)

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Lawless SXE
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:32:58 PM

Thanks for issuing the clarification, and yeah, it's still stupid. Talk about missteps. Not being able to play through the campaign from the beginning after the first time. It's daft, no matter what reasons it was done for.

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CrusaderForever
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:13:48 PM
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There is no way we are reading this correctly. There is ZERO CHANCE that you can only play through a $60 game once.

What this means IMHO is that if you play the game let's say half way through. You stop playing the game because a new more interesting game is coming out. So you theoretically sell Capcom's game to Gamestop to get the new game. You beat the new game and decided you want to play through the game you sold earlier. You cannot go and buy a used game because it won't match the saved game ID/tag on your PS3. You are screwed and have to buy the game again. You more than likely have to enter a code into your redeem codes portion of your PS3 that will reset the save game data making it possible to play the game that you have now bought TWICE!!!

What I am trying to say is that you CANNOT SELL THE GAME! This is ridiculous! This will EPIC FAIL. I have played many games and sold them and then bought them again USED because I missed them. Capcom is going to really take a hit to its reputation with this one. If I am correct that is.

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Veitsknight
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:24:31 PM

This is a Pain more so for me coz i just started a Video Game Rental Business in Cebu. Which is very hard i might add. The entire Philippines is a cesspool of pirates. Trying to provide a cheaper way to play games without resulting to piracy has been a burden.

Capcom has just got too greedy this time aroubd. I wonder how the PS Vita will handle their saves.

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ZettaiSeigi
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 6:18:01 PM

Absolutely true, Veits. A lot of people here have PSPs, but you'd be hard-pressed to find one that is not running on custom firmware. I have one of those few PSPs that's running the latest official firmware, mainly because I connect it to the PSN. Ah well, I wish you the best of luck on your game rental business!

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Veitsknight
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 10:55:02 PM

Sadly I am among those who do not own a PSP running on official firmware. Since I got my PSP after i bought my PS3, i haven't really paid much attention to it and do spend time on it as much. I use it mainly as a music player and a Ebook reader. PS VIta will be the handheld i will be spending a hell lot of time on. I just hope it wont have games with this feature.

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:52:02 PM

All three in our house run official firmware...same for the PS3s.

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godsdream
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 1:33:46 PM
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OMG!!! Imagine playing Heavy Rain just once..... or Metal Gear 4. This can't be true, and besides I want to imagine that if I purchase a game, I'm free to do whatever I want to do with it. I can lend it to a friend as Ben said in the article. This would be a very dumb way to fight used games.

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main_event05
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 2:36:52 PM
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Capcom needs to focus on making games that people actually WANT to keep in there collections. The only reason I still have RE5 is simply because I spent an ass load of money hunting down the entire series to complete the collection. But I knew something like that would happen since Capcom has been paling around with MS.

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telly
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 2:49:19 PM
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I'm very sympathetic to game companies trying to curb used games sales, but if this is true, it's absolutely ridiculous. I have to believe we're missing something here... right?

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Nynja
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 3:21:40 PM
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What if your console dies?

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Jawknee
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 4:04:23 PM

The save file is stored on the cartridge, not the 3DS so I imagine it wouldn't matter in that case.

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Nynja
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 10:14:22 AM

Doh! >.<

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Temjin001
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 3:33:06 PM
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Well, good thing critics look at replay value and or longevity when grading a game. If Capcom tried this type of stunt with a core gaming community the ratings would suffer abysmally. Thus suffering lesser sales and effectively playing out the proverbial adage "backing up from a snake just to fall in a hole."
Or however that's said.



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ttwizzo
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 4:00:27 PM
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Has Capcom commented on this yet?

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Highlander
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 4:42:03 PM

Yes,

As I posted earlier...

Capcom told GiantBomb the following;

"In Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, all mission progress is saved directly to the Nintendo 3DS cartridge, where it cannot be reset...The nature of the game invites high levels of replayability in order to improve mission scores. In addition, this feature does not remove any content available for users."

They (Capcom) also say; "Secondhand game sales were not a factor in this development decision, so we hope that all our consumers will be able to enjoy the entirety of the survival-action experiences that the game does offer."

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I think that they actually screwed up. It's a survival action game, and by not allowing the save to reset, you can't go backwards in your playthrough, only forwards, The no reset feature forces the player to play through the game - in true survival action fashion. Once you complete an element you can go back and replay it, but you can't replay the whole game from the beginning. I think it was meant to be a 'cute' feature that increased the tension of the game. I just don't think that they thought through the impact of the no-reset thing.

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JMO_INDY
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 4:31:40 PM
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It's like SMH is the response to a lot of gaming news lately... and rightfully so.

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Darwin1967
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 5:55:10 PM
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tragic really....we won't buy games that do that. We have two kids each with a D.S. like hell I'm buying the same game twice. Just as software has licenses, why can't they do the same with game-ware?

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sa3vis
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:36:54 PM
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I hate all this stuff that companies have been trying. Recently I bought my first games off of ebay just so they would be so much cheaper so that I didn't have to pay extra for day 1 DLC. I like DLC when its a month or later but its stupid to pay extra for something that should be included. That's why I don't feel bad about buying used games either. If its a choice between buying a game nearly full price six months later or used at a third Ill gladly pay extra for the online. And they could also encourage me to buy more games by including splitscreen. Honestly I think there are plenty of alternative options to convince people to buy new games. Capcom though always seems to be trying to weasel additional money out of me in every game of theirs I've played and so I'm not buying anymore. Thats not a reputation you want to have.

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sa3vis
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:36:54 PM
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I hate all this stuff that companies have been trying. Recently I bought my first games off of ebay just so they would be so much cheaper so that I didn't have to pay extra for day 1 DLC. I like DLC when its a month or later but its stupid to pay extra for something that should be included. That's why I don't feel bad about buying used games either. If its a choice between buying a game nearly full price six months later or used at a third Ill gladly pay extra for the online. And they could also encourage me to buy more games by including splitscreen. Honestly I think there are plenty of alternative options to convince people to buy new games. Capcom though always seems to be trying to weasel additional money out of me in every game of theirs I've played and so I'm not buying anymore. Thats not a reputation you want to have.

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sa3vis
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:36:54 PM
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I hate all this stuff that companies have been trying. Recently I bought my first games off of ebay just so they would be so much cheaper so that I didn't have to pay extra for day 1 DLC. I like DLC when its a month or later but its stupid to pay extra for something that should be included. That's why I don't feel bad about buying used games either. If its a choice between buying a game nearly full price six months later or used at a third Ill gladly pay extra for the online. And they could also encourage me to buy more games by including splitscreen. Honestly I think there are plenty of alternative options to convince people to buy new games. Capcom though always seems to be trying to weasel additional money out of me in every game of theirs I've played and so I'm not buying anymore. Thats not a reputation you want to have.

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sa3vis
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:36:55 PM
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I hate all this stuff that companies have been trying. Recently I bought my first games off of ebay just so they would be so much cheaper so that I didn't have to pay extra for day 1 DLC. I like DLC when its a month or later but its stupid to pay extra for something that should be included. That's why I don't feel bad about buying used games either. If its a choice between buying a game nearly full price six months later or used at a third Ill gladly pay extra for the online. And they could also encourage me to buy more games by including splitscreen. Honestly I think there are plenty of alternative options to convince people to buy new games. Capcom though always seems to be trying to weasel additional money out of me in every game of theirs I've played and so I'm not buying anymore. Thats not a reputation you want to have.

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shadowscorpio
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 @ 11:56:41 PM
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Very, very wrong move IF this is actually what Capcom intends to do. Just think if all games were like this? What a horrific tale that would be.

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Gabriel013
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 12:46:15 AM
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If it's a one time play model then this should be no more expensive than it would cost to rent a game from Blockbuster and have a lone play through.

Get that rrp price dropped to $5.

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___________
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 4:11:27 AM
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wow....... congratz crapcom you just reduced this games sales in half!
what the?
come on theres greed then theres pure insanity!
they must of had a early sneak peek at far cry 3 because surely this is the definition of insanity!

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cadpig
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 @ 9:53:01 AM
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Has to be a mistake or misunderstanding. Waiting clarification from capcom.

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