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Capcom honoured with Visual Art and Game Design awards

PlayStation hits Okami and Monster Hunter Freedom pick up gongs at CEDEC 2009

Capcom's Okami and Monster Hunter Freedom have been honoured with CEDEC Awards, sponsored by the Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association in Japan.

Okami, first released in 2006 on the PlayStation 2, picked up first prize in the Visual Arts category, while PSP hit Monster Hunter Freedom from 2005 took away the first prize for Game Design.

"Capcom is thoroughly committed to the creation of bold and unique games that are full of character," said the publisher. "With a focus on creating original titles, Capcom strives to maintain a competitive edge in a market on the verge of a bona-fide penetration period for next-generation consoles."

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