Capcom's influence on the gaming world becomes stronger than ever. Resident Evil 3: Nemesis starring Jill Valentine was released on PlayStation One. Gamers were petrified by the most gruesome zombies seen yet as Jill was mercilessly hunted by one of the most evil creations ever, The Nemesis. (Also released on PC)
One of the best games of the year, Resident Evil Code: Veronica was released on Dreamcast. It took the series gripping storyline still further giving the world horrific suspense in a superbly crafted nightmare game.
Power Stone 2 was released on Dreamcast giving up to 4-players realistic 3D fighting action. With more weapons and more objects to use, many saw this as one of the best multi-player games around. (Also released in Arcade version)
Capcom successfully made the transition to becoming a fully fledged European Games Publisher, with the formation of Capcom Eurosoft.
Street Fighter EX3 was launched with a new character, Ace. Gamers could personalise Ace with the ability to edit and develop your own special moves. With the power of PlayStation 2 behind it, this was without doubt the best-looking Street Fighter game yet.
Onimusha: Warlords launched as one of the most technically advanced games ever created. Featuring motion picture quality production, Onimusha: Warlords was an epic saga of a Samurai in 16th century Japan. The storyline was written by Flagship, famous for their work with Resident Evil and featured a hugely atmospheric score played by a 200-piece orchestra. Winner of the SIGGRAPH 2000 Computer Animation Festival Best of Show award, it was the first game to sell over a million copies in Japan and went on to sell more than 2 million worldwide.
Resident Evil Code: Veronica X was released to critical acclaim on PlayStation 2 featuring the most frightening zombies seen yet. Claire Redfield takes up the reigns as she searches for her brother and tries to uncover the truth behind the evil Umbrella Corporation.
Devil May Cry, a brand new title from Shinji Mikami. A visually stunning release which skilfully mixes scintillating graphics with smooth and classy gameplay. Lead Dante with his special devil powers on a quest to avenge his father's murder and banish the powers of evil forever.