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MGS in Monster Hunter tie-up

Publishers Konami and Capcom have joined forces to bring Monster Hunter directly to fans of one of PlayStation’s biggest franchises – Metal Gear Solid. Andriasang reports that the upcoming PSP release, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, will feature a ‘Monster Island’ in-game area where Solid Snake will be able to …

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Monster Hunter gets controller bundles

Nintendo has announced that the Classic Controller Pro will be bundled in two new SKUs to coincide with the release of Capcom’s Monster Hunter Tri. The peripheral is an alternative version of its traditional Wii joypad that boasts re-arranged shoulder button and Dualshock-style grips at the bottom. It was first …

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Capcom dates key H1 titles

Japanese publisher Capcom has pinned down firm UK release dates for two of the games that it had originally planned to bring to market during the current quarter. Fighting sequel-stroke-expansion Super Street Fighter IV will be released in Europe on April 30th, a few days after its April 27th arrival …

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Monster Hunter MMO for Xbox

Its Western impact may remain limited for the time being, but Monster Hunter is one of gaming’s key franchises in Japan – and hot on the heels of the brand’s Wii debut last year the series is now heading to Xbox 360. Capcom has confirmed that it is to port …

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JAPAN: Monster Hunter storms charts

The Monster Hunter success story continues in Japan with the news that Capcom’s latest title in the series, and the first to be released on Wii, sold 520,000 copies on its first day of release, according to figures from Media Create. And bigger news could be on the way, too, …

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Monster Hunter Tri heading West

Publisher Capcom has announced that Japanese mega hit Monster Hunter Tri will be released in the UK and Europe early next year. Tri marks the series’ first foray onto Wii and Capcom hopes that the combination of one of its key IPs and the hugely popular Wii will result in …

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Capcom plots Monster Hunter success

Publisher Capcom has vowed to keep up the TV advertising to promote its new Monster Hunter game. The title has sat at the top of the ChartTrack PSP Top 10 since its launch last month, and the firm is hoping to build on these sales to establish a ‘body’ of …

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JAPAN: Monster Hunter ships 3.5m

Publisher Capcom has revealed that over 3.5m copies of its PSP hit Monster Hunter Freedm Unite have now been shipped in Japan – the first PSP title to reach such a landmark in the region. The game was first released in March of last year, propelling PSP to the top …

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JAPAN: Monster Hunter gets PSP bundles

Sony has announced that hugely popular multiplayer action RPG Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G is to be bundled with the PSP-3000 in two packs heading to Japanese retail. Available in both red and blue flavours, the packs will include a copy of the game and the current version of Sony’s …

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Capcom set to get serious on Monster Hunters European marketing

Japanese publisher Capcom is set to ramp up promotion for its Monster Hunter series in Europe, in an attempt to ape the success of the series in the East. The producer of the PSP Monster Hunter titles, which outsold Wii Fit and Pokmon Diamond in Japan last year, has told …

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