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生化危机（Resident Evil）的开发商Capcom据称将在本财年推出facebook版街头霸王（Street Fighter）、洛克人（Mega Man）或者生化危机（Resident Evil）。Capcom公司主席Haruhiro Tsujimoto对外发布了公司的这一发展预期，预示这该游戏巨头将正式进军社交游戏领域。
Capcom, the makers of Resident Evil, Street Fighter and Mega Man, have indicated that they have plans to introduce their first Facebook game as early as this fiscal year. The statement was made by their President, Haruhiro Tsujimoto, in a statement today, and is the latest in a series of announcements from industry giants to dip their toe into social gaming. Will we see Ken and Ryu on Facebook anytime soon?
The social gaming industry, servile to Facebook’s dominion, is comprised of both big and small players trying to stay afloat amidst the viral stagnation caused by removal of Facebook notifications. With K factors drifting under 0.5, the fantasy of going viral has taken a vacuous shift towards extraneous engagement models slowly harmonizing an appicide. Even Zynga is not immune – experiencing a drop in its user base for a second straight week, which is also partially due to a spanking from Facebook over a tarnishing relationship. Facebook’s love affair with app-minions may be over, and industry insiders are attempting to predict what will result of it. Read more after the jump.