The Japanese stock market has a hot one on their hands, and that’s Capcom. The publishers stock soared to a five year high, closing at $20.30. Analysts are predicting they have a strong chance to “outperform” the expect numbers. This analysis is based on Bionic Commando, Street Fighter IV, and Resident Evil 5, all coming within the next year. Certainly the success of their downloadable remakes/sequels hasn’t hurt either, including 1942, BC Rearmed, Mega Man 9, and the Street Fighter remake with a name too long to type.
Oddly, none of those are holiday releases either, but planned for the slower summer months. Amazing how some people realize that summer releases can actually gain attention instead of forcing everything into one or two months, isn’t it?