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Capcom/Sega/Namco's mystery 3DS project gets mysterious update

Hey, remember how Capcom, Namco and Sega are working together on a mystery 3DS project? The one that's been teased with animation of a cold-storage vault, some petri dishes and the helpful reassurance that the results of this collaboration will be “difficult to predict”? The project site has been updated, and the new content only serves to deepen the confusion.

Now, if you go to the site, the three petri dishes are clickable, each revealing a different X-chromo sequence of pixels. Because we're not complete dolts, this would seem to further the theme of old games whose “DNA” is in “storage” for the time being... and Capcom, Namco and Sega being Capcom, Namco and Sega, the whole thing would seem to be a bastard-hard version of those “guess the character from this paltry array of colors” memes that were all the rage a while back (you know, like this).

But hey, this is science, and science isn't about easy answers - so these look like they ought to be videogame characters, and they look like the companies are teasing a project combining (or "splicing," if you will) those characters in some way... but it takes wisdom to admit you know nothing, and we're feeling wise as all-get-out right now, because friend, we got no freakin' clue.