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Can Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate break through in the U.S. and boost the Wii U at the same time?

This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. I just finished a viewing of the...

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Monster Hunter Tri players have spent millions of hours hunting monsters

Gaming and caffeinated beverage-centric news site Coffee With Games has once again compiled a number of statistics for Monster Hunter Tri, Capcom's Wii-based online action-RPG -- which celebrated its first birthday last week. The results are, well, startling: Out of nearly 70,000 players who...

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Capcom exec expects western acquisition in next 2 years

With titles like Dead Rising and Lost Planet, it seems that Capcom has developed a taste for western cuisine, at least in how it applies to game development. This observation was echoed by Capcom exec Christian Svensson, who in a recent interview noted belief that the Osaka, Japan-based company...

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Capcom sued over Dead Rising

We heard the rumblings of this coming earlier this month, but now it seems like it's official: MKR Group, which owns the rights to George Romero's Dawn of the Dead, has sued Capcom for similarities between the zombie flick and Capcom's Dead Rising, both of which feature zombies in a shopping mall....

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Rumor: Dead Rising 2 being handled by western developer

The latest issue of EGM is imparting some spicy rumors upon us. Perhaps most shocking is word that Capcom may be passing the buck on Dead Rising 2, leaving the sequel in the hopefully-capable hands of a North American developer. The rumor doesn't state which studio would be working on the Dead...

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Devil May Cry: a series retrospective - part III

The third installment in the franchise took a lot of steps in order to reclaim the throne of awesome that was stripped away by the missteps made in the second title. Taking place first chronologically, Devil May Cry 3 tells the story of how Dante got his full demonic powers, his brother Vergil,...

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Devil May Cry: a series retrospective - part II

The second entry into the Devil May Cry franchise had a lot of high hopes pinned on it. People were upset they didn't get the option to play as Trish in the first game and the control scheme should be easy to rectify. What's more, people were promised bigger environments, more bosses, and most...

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Devil May Cry: a series retrospective

Devil May Cry 4 arrives on PS3 this week, signaling the long-revered franchise's jump to the current generation. How did the series become as beloved as it is today? Join us as we take a retrospective look on the long-running legacy of the Devil May Cry series. It all began back in 2001 when...

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Dead Rising 2 not in the works, being considered

Considered by many to be one of the best games available on the Xbox 360, most of us thought a sequel to Dead Rising was a certainty. It may then come as a surprise to fans to learn that the game is currently not in production at all. In a recent interview, Keiji Inafune told Game Informer that...

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Inafune says Dead Rising 2 not in production

Mmmmm, angry brains. Despite what we've been told, apparently Dead Rising 2 is not in production according to a Game Informer interview with producer Keiji Inafune. Inafune says that it is something he would "love" to make, but his responsibilities at the moment don't allow for that kind of time. He...

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