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Capcom's real life monster hunt

As part of their marketing for Monster Hunter Freedom 2 Capcom has decided to sponsor a real life Monster Hunt. The exhibition will travel to Guyana in order to seek out didi - South America's version of Bigfoot - and giant anacondas. We're not sure how financing a wild goose chase will help sell a...

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Capcom sponsoring actual monster hunt

Though they'll probably never replace a man's arm with a cannon or create a half-dude/half-demon, Capcom is breathing real-world life into their Monster Hunter franchise by sponsoring an actual "monster hunt" in the rainforests of Guyana for giant anacondas (we all know how that one turns out) and...

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Japan takes Monster Hunter summer school (seriously)

What could these summer school students be studying? If you guessed Monster Hunter Portable, you're absolutely right! The course was held at a school in Tokyo and producer Ryozo Tsujimoto was there to look on and greet the gamers. At the end of such rigorous "study," there was a special quest for...

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Monster Hunter Freedom 2 pre-order gets $10 cheaper

Monster Hunter Freedom 2 caused near-riots in Japan, as fervent Japanese fans grabbed over a million copies of this PSP action RPG. Will it do the same in America? Unlikely. But, just in case -- you may want to pre-order. Gamestop is offering a bonus plush with pre-order, but for Cheap Ass Gamers...

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Monster Hunter PSP sets for those who love hunting monsters

Do you really, really love Monster Hunter games? If so, you might want to at least browse over the newest offerings at Play-Asia regarding a Monster Hunter 2nd Summer PSP bundle. If you shell out the cash for the bundle, which is an overpriced $250, you get a fancy blue PSP with the latest Monster...

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Land of the rising sun? More like land of the rising Sony hardware sales

If you'll pardon the rather heavy handed pun in the title, we can let you in on some choice information regarding Sony console sales in Japan. The week ending the 1st of July saw increased sales for the PS3, PS2 and PSP. We've collated all the interesting statistics into handy bullet points for you,...

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Monster Hunter dominates Japanese sales charts

Nothing, not even the mighty Wii Sports, could get close to the awesome sales of Monster Hunter Portable 2nd. Japanese sales for the first half of the year have been tallied up and surprisingly, this PSP game rose to the top of the list. It should be comforting to publishers to see a PSP game do...

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Pre-order Monster Hunter Freedom 2 and get a plush

Asia got some pretty awesome loot for their pre-order bonuses. Posters, scarves, gold rings ... So what does America get? A Watermelon Pet Poogie plush. Cute? Yes. Exciting? Not really. To get your pre-order bonus, stop by a GameStop. [Via CAG]...

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Thousands of PSP fans appear for Monster Hunter event

Over 6,500 people showed up to a recent Monster Hunter Portable 2nd tournament held in Tokyo. Of course, one could argue that if the game had Infrastructure support, the need to meet up with other systems physically wouldn't be needed ... The festivities don't end there, though. Capcom is...

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Monster Hunter interview extols the virtues of multiplayer

Ryosuke Tsujimoto, producer of the Monster Hunter series, spoke to GameTrailers about how the Monster Hunter series gained in popularity. Word of mouth was crucial to the game's success, and PSP was the ideal platform due to its portability. People would look at the screen, say "sugoi," and...

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