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Interview: Joe Morici (Capcom VP of Sales)

Interview: Joe Morici (Capcom VP of Sales)

Capcom’s massive exposure during the early late ’80s and ’90s is the result of the hard work by Capcom’s marketing division, which was run by Sr. Vice President Joe Morici. During his tenure, Street Fighter II exploded onto the scene, Strider took arcades by storm, and a certain blue robot made his debut.

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Cadillacs & Dinosaurs

Cadillacs & Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs always make things better, don’t they? What can be better than giant lizards smashing stuff? Well, pair them with fast cars, and you have the makings of the comic book classic Cadillacs and Dinosaurs. Capcom gave it the arcade treatment, and Rocket Science Games brought a FMV perspective to the series on the Sega CD. Wait! Come back! It’s not as bad as it sounds! Aside from being repetitive, the game’s not that bad, and the FMV gameplay is actually not at fault.

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Great Circus Mystery Starring Mickey & Minnie

Great Circus Mystery Starring Mickey & Minnie

Mickey Mouse and the Genesis have quite a storied history together. Beginning with the grandeur of Castle of Illusion and continuing on to the great World of Illusion and Mickey Mania, the famous mouse has made a home of the 16-bit wonder. Sure, there have been some hiccups along the way (read: Fantasia), but the majority of Mickey’s outings have been highly playable and fun. Capcom’s foray into the Disney rodent arena, The Great Circus Mystery Starring Mickey and Minnie not only has one long title, it’s also a great little two-player romp.

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Super Street Fighter II

Super Street Fighter II

With 2D fighting resurgence, thanks to a new Mortal Kombat and especially Street Fighter IV, it appears that Capcom’s signature franchise is about the take the world by storm, again. Lord knows there’s been no shortage of games in the series over the years, and the Genesis partook in all the fighting goodness too, with two separate releases that are still highly playable to this day.

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Saturday Night Slam Masters

Saturday Night Slam Masters

When the working day is done, it’s time to crack some heads! In the ring of course, and there are fewer ways to go about it than with Capcom’s Saturday Night Slam Masters. A big arcade brawler squeezed onto a Genesis cart, it has more than enough action to keep you playing.

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