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New Monster Hunter 4 trailer outs Spring 2013 Japanese release window

Despite the fact that its monsters have been rather quiet since we first heard about them during last year's Tokyo Game Show, Monster Hunter 4 not only still exists, but it even has a "Spring 2013" Japanese release window, according to Andriasang's translation of Famitsu's breakdown of the above...

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Brains for lunch: Capcom's Japanese bar menu revealed, kind of

Cap Bar, Capcom's bar in Shinjuku, Tokyo, is set to open Jan. 25, complete with game kiosks, a Capcom merch store and a Capcom-themed menu -- including the following four teaser dishes: - Ace Attorney pasta and rice - Monster Hunter allaculte and meat - Devil Kings salad and soup -...

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Monster Hunter Tri-G tops 1 million sold in Japan

You'd think that Japan would be fresh out of monsters at this point, considering that they've been ruthlessly hunting them without rest since 2004, but that's not the case. In fact, it seems the monster birth rate is so high over there, that over a million blademasters and gunners have been...

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'PlayStation Game Music' service streams PS3 music from phones in Japan

This is so cool. Well, maybe "cool" isn't the right way to describe a service that lets you stream Final Fantasy music from anywhere, but we like the idea. In Japan, Sony just started a "PlayStation Game Music" service that allows subscribers to several mobile services to play music from first-...

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TGS 2011's shopping area, in (too many) pictures

We can't buy everything in the TGS merchandise sales area -- of course, some of the merch is, like, pillowcases with naughty pictures on them, so maybe we don't want to buy everything. Regardless, it's much cheaper to just take a bunch of pictures of the stuff there and remember it that way. ...

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Monster Hunter 4 coming to 3DS [Update: see the trailer!]

Nintendo has announced that Capcom is developing Monster Hunter 4 for 3DS. A brief trailer shown during Nintendo's pre-TGS keynote gave us a glimpse at the titular hunter of monsters scaling cliffs and running from a giant dragon, which he eventually faced ... only for the trailer to cut away...

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Famitsu leaks circle pad attachment, Monster Hunter Tri G for 3DS [update: first picture]

Remember that weird analog stick attachment rumored to be coming for 3DS? Well, we have some more evidence of its existence. Japanese blogs including Hachima and Game no Hanashi are reporting that the latest issue of Famitsu confirms the attachment, which sticks onto the right side of the console...

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Capcom unleashing Monster Hunter: Dynamic Hunting on iOS devices next month

The world of Monster Hunter will spread to another platform in June, franchise creator Capcom has announced. Monster Hunter: Dynamic Hunting is in development for iOS devices and will offer a "new intuitive control system...eschewing the typical D-pad" -- i.e., finger swipes and taps. It all...

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Video games growing local Japanese tourism (thanks, Monster Hunter!)

Why are Japanese gamers flocking to a hot spa resort in Yamanouchi? Apparently, the resort took note of its similarity to a town in Monster Hunter -- and launched an event luring gamers to the real-world venue. The Mainichi Daily News details an increasing trend of small Japanese towns trying to...

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Monster Hunter Frontier features improvised Dead Rising 2 weapons in Japan

We have a pretty good idea what boxing gloves with knives taped to them will do to zombies. But how about wyverns? Japanese gamers will get to find out exactly that when Dead Rising 2 launches there (September 30 on consoles, October 28 on PC). Those who purchase Dead Rising 2 will get vouchers...

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