Living Room Games Versus Capcom© — Fight!
Dallas, TX. – August 28, 2003 – Living Room Games announced today that it has acquired the license to publish the tabletop roleplaying games for several well-known titles from Japanese video game powerhouse, CAPCOM CO., LTD. Living Room Games will be adding the following classic CAPCOM fighting games to its lineup of products starting in 2004: Street Fighter(tm), Rival Schools(tm), Darkstalkers(tm), and Final Fight(tm). The first two releases planned for the new line are scheduled to coincide with Street Fighter’s 15th anniversary in North America.
“Living Room Games is striving to help give the hobby games industry a boost, by combining our products with other aspects of mass media,” says Joe Chan, president and lead developer for the Living Room Games/CAPCOM tabletop fighting game line. “We have planned a multi-phase approach to achieve these goals, of which the license of several classic CAPCOM titles is the first, big step. We look forward to working with CAPCOM throughout the next couple of years to bring to the market the best products possible.
“CAPCOM’s fighting games have such a significant history, which has left an unmistakeable mark in the video game industry. The opportunity that has been granted to us to allow us to bring even more life to the characters in these games, and their stories, is a great honor to us. The people that we have brought on board for the project have always been tremendous fans of CAPCOM video games, and they are absolutely ecstatic over their assignments.”
Marc Mostman of Most Management LLC, CAPCOM’s North American licensing ageny, added, “Living Room Games has shown great initiative in the tabletop roleplaying arena, and their enthusiasm in bringing CAPCOM’s classic fighting characters back into that world is exciting especially at this time when CAPCOM is unleashing a new slate of licensed merchandise in conjuntion with Street Fighter’s 15th Anniversary in 2004. CAPCOM is confident that Living Room Games will do these games justice.”
Now well into its third year in the industry, Living Room Games, Inc., a Dallas-based roleplaying game company, has published several books for the Earthdawn product line, including the Second Edition core rulebook, as well as Digital Burn, a d20 Modern cyberpunk sourcebook. Their next book, Makers of Legend: The Way of War, is expected to reach shelves in a matter of days.
Here is some material from their site: