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As we all know, the studio responsible for everyone’s favorite wacky zombie game Dead Rising series (except the first game) was shut down back at the end of 2018 after the release of Dead Rising 4 which left fans divided. This was and still is seemingly the end of the line for the Dead Rising franchise. However new rumors have now circulated on what exactly the studio was working on before it got shut down.
Capcom has announced its Capcom Vancouver studio will be closing down. Capcom Vancouver is the biggest Western studio in Capcom’s armoury, currently employing more than 200 people.
In a textbook case of out of the frying pan and into the freshly stoked flames of the gaming fire, Capcom has revealed Dead Rising 4’s Steam release will be protected by Denuvo anti-tamper DRM. Cue flaming pitchforks and a march on Capcom HQ. This comes after three months of exclusivity for Dead Rising 4 on the dreaded Windows Store. I’m sure it did serious numbers on there and it was ultimately hugely beneficial to release it only on Microsoft’s fledgling store. Ahem, where was I.
In the distance I can hear the familiar refrain of Brian May riffing Another One Bites the Dust as Capcom announces Windows Store exclusive Dead Rising 4 will be coming to Steam.
If there's one thing I know I'm hesitant about, it's buying a game from the Windows 10 Store. Microsoft doesn't exactly have a great track record here, and Capcom well and truly screwed up the PC port of Dead Rising 3. Step up Dead Rising 4 then. Frank West is back in some festive fueled mayhem, hacking zombies to pieces beneath the mistletoe. I've had a bit of a sesh with it and it seems a great laugh. Splashing out on a $60 title in the Windows Store is a huge risk these days though, so we've put it to the test with MSI's GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G to see if we have Windows Store mess on our hands.
It's been flying under the radar considering the other huge releases dropping these past few weeks, but everyone's favourite sellotaping-a-pool-cue-to-a-chainsaw-simulator Dead Rising 4 is ready to chow down on some brains next week. It's coming to PC on December 6th alongside Xbox One thanks to Microsoft's Xbox Play Anywhere initiative. Before you get casually genocidal though, have a sneak peek at the official Dead Rising 4 system requirements to see if your gaming setup is ready to rumble.
 The original Dead Rising is over a decade old. It was originally designed for the Xbox 360, a console with just 512MB shared GDDR3 memory. Much has happened in the world of technology in the last 10 years though, and Dead Rising Remastered is perfectly primed to take advantage of this. It's coming to PC for this first time in September, packing support for resolutions of 4K and beyond, unlocked frame rates and mouse and keyboard support. The dead are rising once again, but what sort of hardware are you going to need to see it in all its glory? Check out the official system requirements for Dead Rising Remastered to find out.
Capcom has announced a remastered version of the original Dead Rising is coming to PC for the first time ever, along with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. That’s not all either, with Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record remasters also making their way to the current crop of consoles.
The rumours were indeed true, Capcom has announced Dead Rising 4, exclusively to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC’s. True to form, Frank West is back again for more festive fun. He’s not just out buying presents though, he’s also looking to maul as many of the undead as possible, utilising homemade weapons of destruction.
With just a few days to go until E3, leaks are springing left, right and centre. The latest of these pertains to Dead Rising 4, which is reportedly going to be announced as a Microsoft exclusive during its E3 2016 press conference. While anything like this should be taken with a smidgen of salt, the leak is also accompanied by in-game images and artwork.
Dead Rising 3's got some ridiculously hefty minimum system requirements. Suspiciously hefty in fact, a matter which was confirmed when we let a seriously underpowered rig have a go at Capcom's zombie-basher to some pleasing results. It turns out Capcom sets the bar pretty high when it comes to minimum system requirements, and many gamers well under it may still be able to play Dead Rising: Apocalypse Edition on PC.