Wondering what's taking Monster Hunter
so long to make its way from Japan to other countries? The multi-million selling Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G
perhaps won't sell as many copies elsewhere, but it'd be easy money for Capcom to take advantage of. Well, the announcement of a new Infrastructure mode for the game (enabled via PS3) has us thinking the game is finally getting prepared for a wide release around the world.
was released on the Capcom-Unity site, one which specifically mentions the Link functionality. Link would allow players "to play with other players across the world via a PS3
connected to the internet." Sounds just like the newly announced feature
And the title of the game featured in the survey? Monster Hunter Unite
. While Capcom reps refuse to comment
on Monster Hunter Unite
at the time, we think our guess that it's a localized version of 2G
is a solid one -- guess we'll have to wait to find out more.