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Capcom
TypePublic
FoundedMay 30, 1979 (IRM Co., Ltd.)
May 1981 (Japan Capsule Computers Co., Ltd.)
September 1981 (Sambai Co., Ltd.)
June 11, 1983 (Capcom Co., Ltd.)
January 1989 (Capcom Co., Ltd:
merged with Sambai)
HeadquartersOsaka, Japan
Key peopleKenzo Tsujimoto, founder
IndustryVideo games
Employees2,832
Websitehttp://www.capcom.com/

Capcom Co., Ltd. (株式会社カプコン) is a Japanese video game developer and publisher.

IRM Co., Ltd.

IRM Co., Ltd. was founded by Kenzo Tsujimoto on May 30, 1979, while he was still at his other company, Irem.

Japan Capsule Computers

In May 1981, Japan Capsule Computers was founded.

Both Japan Capsule Computers and IRM were established to manufacture and sell electronic game machines.

Sambai Co. Ltd.

IRM and Japan Capsule Computers were combined and renamed Sambai Co., Ltd. in September 1981.

Capcom Co., Ltd.

In 1983, Kenzo Tsujimoto was forced out of Irem and on June 11, 1983, he formed Capcom Co. Ltd., with the intention of taking over the internal sales department of Sambai.

The name of Capcom was a clipped compound formed from the name of Capsule Computers.

Merger of Capcom and Sambai

In January 1989, Capcom Co., Ltd. merged with Sambai Co., Ltd., and the resulting company retained the name Capcom Co., Ltd.

Retail Capcom games owned by WEC Museum

Title Release System Added to museum Notes
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles 2021 Switch Switch: April 17, 2022 Contained The Great Ace Attorney 1 and 2.
The WEC Museum owns the Switch version.
The Great Ace Attorney: Adventures 2021 Switch Switch: April 17, 2022 High-definition Switch remake of the 2015 game.
The Great Ace Attorney 2: Resolve 2021 Switch Switch: April 17, 2022 High-definition Switch remake of the 2017 game.
Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law 2008 Wii Wii: December 25, 2008 Co-developed with High Voltage Software.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2015 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 Contained Mega Man 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
The WEC Museum owns the Switch version.
Mega Man 1987 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 An emulated NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 2 1988 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 An emulated NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 3 1990 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 An emulated NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 4 1991 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 An emulated NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 5 1992 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 An emulated NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 6 1993 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 The NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 2015 Xbox One Xbox One: November 7, 2019 Contained Mega Man 7, 8, 9, and 10.
Mega Man 7 1995 Xbox One Xbox One: November 7, 2019 An emulated SNES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 for the Xbox One.
Mega Man 8 1996 Xbox One Xbox One: November 7, 2019 An emulated PS1 version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 for the Xbox One.
Mega Man 9 2008 Xbox One Xbox One: November 4, 2019 A port of the 2008 game is on Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 for the Xbox One.
Mega Man 10 2010 Xbox One Xbox One: November 4, 2019 A port of the 2010 game is on Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 for the Xbox One.
Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1 + 2 2018 PS4 PS4: June 3, 2017 Contained Mega Man 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.
The WEC Museum owns the Switch version.
Mega Man X 1993 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 An emulated version of the SNES version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man X2 1994 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 An emulated version of the SNES version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man X3 1995 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 An emulated version of the SNES version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man X4 1997 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 An emulated version of the PS1 version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man X5 2000 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 An emulated version of the PS1 version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 for the PS4.
Mega Man X6 2001 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 An emulated version of the PS1 version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 for the PS4.
Mega Man X7 2003 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 A port of the 2003 game is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 for the PS4.
Mega Man X8 2004 PS4 PS4: November 11, 2019 A port of the 2004 game is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 for the PS4.
Street Fighter Series 1994 DOS DOS: November 10, 2019 Contained DOS versions of Street Fighter and Street Fighter II.
Also included the DOS-only Mega Man and Mega Man 3 by Rozner Labs.
Street Fighter 1987 DOS DOS: November 10, 2019 Capcom arcade game ported to DOS by Micro Talent and Rozner Labs.
It is on the Street Fighter Series CD-ROM.
Street Fighter II 1991 DOS DOS: November 10, 2019 Capcom arcade game ported to DOS by Micro Talent and Rozner Labs.
It is on the Street Fighter Series CD-ROM.

Digital Capcom games owned by WEC Museum

Title Release System Added to museum Notes
Bionic Commando 2009 Windows Windows: May 26, 2018 On Windows via Steam.
Mega Man 10 2010 Xbox 360 Xbox 360: March 31, 2010 On Xbox 360 via Xbox Live Arcade.
Resident Evil 0 2016 Windows Windows: May 26, 2018 Windows HD version of 2002 game via Steam.
Resident Evil 2015 Windows Windows: May 26, 2018 Windows HD version of 1996 game via Steam.
Resident Evil 2 2019 Windows Windows: May 26, 2018 Windows HD version of 1998 game via Steam.
Resident Evil 3 2020 Windows Windows: May 26, 2018 Windows HD version of 1999 game via Steam.
Resident Evil 4 2014 Windows Windows: May 26, 2018 Windows HD version of 2005 game via Steam.
Resident Evil 5 2009 Windows Windows: October 21, 2021 On Windows via Steam.
Resident Evil 6 2012 Windows Windows: October 21, 2021 On Windows via Steam.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard 2017 Windows Windows: October 21, 2021 On Windows via Steam.
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City 2012 Windows Windows: October 21, 2021 On Windows via Steam.
Resident Evil Revelations 2013 Windows Windows: November 16, 2018 On Windows via Steam.
Street Fighter V 2016 Windows Windows: April 11, 2020 On Windows via Steam.
Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers 2017 Switch Windows: January 31, 2018 On Switch via Nintendo eShop.

Emulated Capcom games owned by WEC Museum

Title Release System Added to museum Notes
1942 1984 Arcade
NES
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
1943: The Battle of Midway 1987 Arcade
NES
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Aladdin 1993 SNES Windows: February 17, 2022 The SNES version is on Disney Classic Games Collection for Windows.
Armored Warriors 1994 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The Arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Bionic Commando 1987 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The Arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Bionic Commando 1988 NES Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
Generations II: July 4, 2020
The NES version is on the Super Retro Cade, the Retro-Bit Generations I and II.
Breath of Fire IV 2000 PS1 PS3: May 22, 2015 The PlayStation version is on the PlayStation 3.
Captain Commando 1991 Arcade
SNES
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The SNES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 1990 NES PS4: June 4, 2017 The NES version is on The Disney Afternoon Collection for PS4.
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers 2 1994 NES PS4: June 4, 2017 The NES version is on The Disney Afternoon Collection for PS4.
Code Name: Viper 1985 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 Co-developed with Arc System Works.
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Commando 1985 Arcade
NES
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Darkwing Duck 1992 NES PS4: June 4, 2017 The NES version is on The Disney Afternoon Collection for PS4.
Dino Crisis 1999 PS1 PS3: May 22, 2015 The PlayStation version is on the PlayStation 3.
Dino Crisis 2 2000 PS1 PS3: May 22, 2015 The PlayStation version is on the PlayStation 3.
DuckTales 1989 NES PS4: June 4, 2017 The NES version is on The Disney Afternoon Collection for PS4.
DuckTales 2 1993 NES PS4: June 4, 2017 The NES version is on The Disney Afternoon Collection for PS4.
Exed Exes 1985 Arcade
NES
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Final Fight 1989 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The Arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Final Fight 2 1993 SNES Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The SNES version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Final Fight 3 1995 SNES Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The SNES version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Forgotten Worlds 1988 Arcade
Genesis
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The Genesis version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Ghosts 'n Goblins 1985 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Ghouls 'n Ghosts 1988 Arcade
Genesis
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The Genesis version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Gun.Smoke 1985 Arcade
NES
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Knights of the Round 1991 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
Generations II: July 4, 2020
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade, the Retro-Bit Generations I and II.
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages 2001 GBC New 3DS: December 1, 2017 Co-developed with Flagship.
The Game Boy Color version is on the New Nintendo 3DS.
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons 2001 GBC New 3DS: December 1, 2017 Co-developed with Flagship.
The Game Boy Color version is on the New Nintendo 3DS.
Legendary Wings 1986 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Mega Man 1987 NES PS4: June 3, 2017
NES Classic: June 22, 2017
FC Mini: August 10, 2017
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
The NES version is on NES Classic Edition, Super Retro Cade, and Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
The Famicom version is on the Famicom Mini.
Mega Man 2 1988 NES PS4: June 3, 2017 The NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 3 1990 NES PS4: June 3, 2017
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
The NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4 and Super Retro Cade.
Mega Man 4 1991 NES PS4: June 3, 2017 The NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 5 1992 NES PS4: June 3, 2017 The NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 6 1993 NES PS4: June 3, 2017 The NES version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man 7 1995 Xbox One Xbox One: November 7, 2019 The PS1 version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 for the Xbox One.
Mega Man 8 1996 Xbox One Xbox One: November 7, 2019 The PS1 version is on Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 for the Xbox One.
Mega Man: The Wily Wars 1994 Genesis Genesis Mini: May 4, 2019 Contains a 16-bit remake of Mega Man 1, 2, and 3, and an exclusive game mode titled Wily's Tower.
The Genesis version is on the Sega Genesis Mini.
Mega Man X 1993 SNES SF Mini: October 31, 2017
SNES Classic: March 16, 2018
PS4: November 11, 2019
The SNES version is on the SNES Classic Edition and Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
The Super Famicom version is on the Super Famicom Mini.
Mega Man X2 1994 SNES PS4: November 11, 2019 The SNES version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man X3 1995 SNES PS4: November 11, 2019 The SNES version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man X4 1997 PS1 PS3: May 22, 2015
PS4: November 11, 2019
The PlayStation version is on the PlayStation 3 and on Mega Man X Legacy Collection for the PS4.
Mega Man X5 2000 PS1 PS3: May 22, 2015
PS4: November 11, 2019
The PlayStation version is on the PlayStation 3 and on Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 for the PS4.
Mega Man X6 2001 PS1 PS4: November 11, 2019 The PlayStation version is on Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 for the PS4.
Mega Twins 1990 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Mercs 1990 Arcade
Genesis
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
The arcade and Genesis versions are on the Super Retro Cade.
The Genesis version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Pirate Ship Higemaru 1987 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
Generations II: July 4, 2020
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade, the Retro-Bit Generations I and II.
Resident Evil: Director's Cut 1997 PS1 PS Classic: December 5, 2018 The PlayStation version is on the PlayStation Classic.
Section Z 1987 NES Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The NES version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Side Arms 1986 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
SonSon 1984 Arcade
NES
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
Generations II: July 4, 2020
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
The NES version is on the Retro-Bit Generations.
Street Fighter 1987 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
Generations II: July 4, 2020
Switch: April 19, 2020
The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight 1990 NES Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The NES version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Street Fighter Alpha: Warriors' Dreams 1995 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter Alpha 2 1996 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter Alpha 3 1998 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter II 1991 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter II: Champion Edition 1992 Genesis
Arcade
Genesis Mini: May 4, 2019
Switch: April 19, 2020
The Genesis version is on the Sega Genesis Mini.
The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting 1992 SNES
Arcade
SNES Classic: March 16, 2018
Switch: April 19, 2020
The SNES version is on the SNES Classic Edition.
The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter III: New Generation 1997 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter III: 2nd Impact 1997 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike 1999 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Strider 1989 Arcade
Genesis
Genesis Mini: May 4, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
MD Mini: June 7, 2021
The Genesis version is on the Sega Genesis Mini.
The Mega Drive version is on the Mega Drive Mini.
The Arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Strider 1989 NES Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The NES version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts 1991 SNES SF Mini: October 31, 2017
SNES Classic: March 16, 2018
Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
The Super Famicom version is on the Super Famicom Mini.
The SNES version is on the SNES Classic Edition, Super Retro Cade, and Retro-Bit Generations.
Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo 1996 PS1 PS Classic: December 5, 2018 The PlayStation version is on the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Classic.
Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers 1993 SNES
Arcade
SF Mini: October 31, 2017
Switch: April 19, 2020
The Super Famicom version is on the Super Famicom Mini.
The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Super Street Fighter II: The Tournament Battle 1993 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
Super Street Fighter II Turbo 1994 Arcade Switch: April 19, 2020 The arcade version is on Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection for Switch.
TaleSpin 1991 NES PS4: June 4, 2017 The NES version is on The Disney Afternoon Collection for PS4.
Three Wonders 1991 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The Arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Trojan 1986 NES Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019 The NES version is on the Super Retro Cade.
Varth: Operation Thunderstorm 1992 Arcade Super Retro Cade: June 19, 2019
Generations: October 13, 2019
Generations II: July 4, 2020
The arcade version is on the Super Retro Cade, the Retro-Bit Generations I and II.