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Logo capcom.gif
Type Public Company
Founded May 30, 1979
Headquarters Osaka, Japan
Parent Company N/A

Capcom is a Japanese third party video game developer and publisher, creating some of the most beloved franchises such as Street Fighter, Mega Man and Resident Evil. The name Capcom is a conjunction of Capsule Computers.

Capcom also localizes and publishes some games from western developers for eastern markets such as the Grand Theft Auto series.

History[edit | edit source]

Capcom was founded in 1979 as Japan Capsule Computers, a company devoted to the manufacturing and distribution of electronic game machines. Their first arcade game, Vulgus, was released in 1984.

Divisions[edit | edit source]

The developers behind Capcom's games.

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