Capcom close Clover Studio @ 12 October 2006 01:08 PM
Early this morning in a surprise announcement, Capcom announced in a press release on their Japanese website that they have decided to close down the highly innovative and successful Clover Studio, only a mear three years after it's foundation back in 2004.The studio is due to close at the end of March 2007.

The Clover Studio team is famous for such unique titles as the Viewtiful Joe series, and the recently released Okami. No details have been revealed as to whether the Studio's employee's will stay on at Capcom.

The decision was made due to the company wanting to focus more on their established franchises such as Resident Evil, Street Fighter, Megaman and more.

So is this the last we have seen of Viewtiful Joe, and other such original titles?

Source: Cubed3
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