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3DS trumps lifetime Wii sales in Japan

The Wii may be Nintendo's highest selling console to date, but at least in Japan, it's been eclipsed by the Nintendo 3DS. The most recent figures from Japanese sales tracking authority Media Create show that the 3DS has sold 12,752,731 units in the island nation. By contrast, the Wii has sold 12...

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Capcom COO: No Monster Hunter 4 Vita plans 'for now'

Capcom currently has no plans to release Monster Hunter 4 on the Vita, according to Siliconera's translation of Mainichi Shinbun Digital's interview with Capcom COO Haruhiro Tsujimoto last week. Tsujimoto explained that Capcom wants "to have as many people as possible play it on the 3DS, and we...

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Monster Hunter Frontier G exploring Wii U, PS3 this year in Japan

Capcom will bring Monster Hunter Frontier G to PS3 and Wii U later this year, according to a translation of the latest issue of Famitsu by Siliconera. The MMO is an update to 2007's Monster Hunter Frontier, which is already available for Xbox 360 and PC. Those two platforms should have recently rec...

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CryEngine 3-powered Monster Hunter Online headed to China

Capcom and Tencent are working on a new Monster Hunter for the Chinese market – which means that it's a free-to-play MMO for PC. The new Monster Hunter Online also diverges from the rest of the series in that it uses CryEngine 3 instead of one of Capcom's own engines. You can ... really tell...

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Plesioth returns in latest Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate screens

Capcom unveiled new Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate screens that feature a familiar face: the Plesioth monster that dates back to the first game in the series, which debuted in 2004 on the PS2. Since that first game didn't feature any underwater combat, Capcom said Plesioth has "prepared an interesting s...

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and the hunting party

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, an upgraded version of Monster Hunter Tri coming to the Wii U and 3DS, made its American debut at New York Comic-Con. In my first twenty-minute experience with the Wii U version of the action-RPG, I was able to step into the mind of a true hunter, both through my own trav...

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New Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate screens and video are a load of shaka-laka

As if Thursday's screens of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate weren't enough, Capcom is roaring back with more images of the Wii U version. Additionally, the cute video above explains the differences in the multiplayer offerings between the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game. The trailer also illustrates...

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate to use Nintendo servers, no bundle planned

Christian Svensson, Capcom's Senior VP of planning and business development took to the Capcom Unity forums this week to clear up questions about Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, which was unveiled during a Nintendo Direct presentation this week. Among the noteworthy clarifications Svensson provided was ...

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Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate announced for Wii U and 3DS, available March 2013 [Update]

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime announced the return of Capcom's Monster Hunter series in the form of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate during a Nintendo Direct press briefing today. The game will be available in Europe and North America in March 2013, and features online multiplayer. Fils-A...

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Resident Evil movie director: Monster Hunter movie planned

Paul W.S. Anderson, director of the first Resident Evil movie and the upcoming Resident Evil Retribution, offered the first hints of a movie based on another Capcom megahit franchise: Monster Hunter. In an interview with Cinema Today, Anderson was asked what game he'd like to make a movie about nex...

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