Scot Bayless Join Capcom Entertainment As VPCapcom Entertainment, Inc., a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that Scot Bayless has joined the company as vice president of product development. Bayless will assume responsibility for Capcom’s Western development from the company’s North American headquarters in Northern California. Bayless will be heading efforts to expand the company’s software catalog in North America and Europe, including the goal of developing several new triple-A game projects over the next three years. "With the addition of Scot to the Capcom team, we now have all the pieces in place to begin the next iteration of Capcom’s larger plans for international growth outside of Japan," said Mark Beaumont, executive vice president, officer and head of Capcom consumer software publishing in the Americas and Europe. "Scot will be running new development projects for Capcom, focusing on games that appeal to the North American and European markets. This will allow us to build off our foundation of significant franchises from Japan, and broaden our portfolio to allow for the expansion of our activities in the west." Bayless has been involved in the interactive entertainment industry for nearly two decades. He has worked for software developers and publishers such as Electronic Arts, Microsoft Games, Dynamix/Sierra and Sega of America. Bayless joins Capcom after leaving Midway Games, where he had served as vice president of development since 2004.