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Monster Hunter Stories still looks damn cute

Capcom really hit it big with Monster Hunter. Now in addition to all of the other spinoffs that the series spawned over the years, Stories is now in the picture, and it's damn cute. It'll feature less stressful gameplay, coupled w...   read

 
 
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Mega Man is coming to Monster Hunter X

Where there's smoke there's fire, and where there's a Monster Hunter game, there's free promotional DLC. Capcom has just announced the latest add-on for Monster Hunter X (their new 3DS game that launched recently), and surprise, it's M...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter X

2015 was the Japanese games industry's worst year on record

According to Famitsu’s annual report (via VG24/7), the Japanese games industry was worth ¥321 billion - that’s a 13 percent drop from the previous year. Although these figures do not take into account digital sales (which, l...   read

 
 
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Tencent wants to work with Capcom on more than just Monster Hunter Online, cites Dino Crisis

Right now, China's powerhouse holding company Tenent (who just bought League of Legends) is working with Capcom on Monster Hunter Online, but more may be in the pipeline. According to the game's producer, he's interested in specifically wor...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter X

Monster Hunter X breaks three million shipped in Japan

No one can derail the Monster Hunter train. Even though Monster Hunter X just launched last month in Japan on November 28, Capcom is reporting that they have shipped three million units. This figure includes download cards and dig...   read

 
 
GOTY 2015
The 3DS had a rough launch, but over the course of a few years, it bounced back in a big way. At this point if you count digital releases, it's one of my favorite platforms of all time -- and I'm not just talking about the po...   read

 
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See how much faster Monster Hunter X loads on the New 3DS

Monster Hunter X was just released recently in Japan, and it's blowing sales expectations out of the water. It's only set for the 3DS at this time, but since the platform is now semi-fragmented by the "New" and "old" models, there is a sli...   read

 
 


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Monster Hunter X

Monster Hunter X has outsold Monster Hunter 4G in less than a week on the Japanese eShop

Japan likes Monster Hunter. It likes Monster Hunter a lot. The series sometimes doesn’t get the love it deserves in the West, but in Japan it’s a bona fide gaming phenomenon. Japan likes Monster Hunter so much that Mon...   read

 
 
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Star Fox and Monster Hunter X are a winning combination

There's no real reason for me to get this much enjoyment out of costumes in Monster Hunter, a series I don't even play, and yet here we are once again. The little promo videos are entertaining. Monster Hunter X, which releases in Japan on N...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter X has nods to Wind Waker and Macross Delta

Capcom has a habit of putting crossover characters, outfits, and weapons in Monster Hunter and that amusing trend continues with Monster Hunter X. The upcoming 3DS game has tie-ins with The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and Macross Delta....   read

 
 
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Here's when you can download the Monster Hunter X demo

A Monster Hunter X demo will be available from November 19, 2015. In a 90 minute livestream last night, Capcom also shared a new trailer, dropped information about your playable cat companion, new monsters and new upcoming weapons...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter 4

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate ships over four million copies worldwide

Last we heard back in April, Capcom had shipped over a million units of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate in the west. Now, we know that it has reached over four million shipped worldwide. To date, the Monster Hunter series has topped ove...   read

 
 
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Holy hell, Monster Hunter 4 is still getting free DLC

Monster Hunter 4 launched all the way back in February in the US, and it's steadily been getting a ton of free DLC every month, ranging from missions to weapons, to sets of gear. It's pretty damn awesome, and not a typical thing for C...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter iOS

Capcom likely won't fix Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for iOS 9

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is a pretty great game on iOS. It's a shame then, to learn that Capcom probably isn't going to update the game to support the recently released iOS 9. According to the game's official iTunes page, Capcom no...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter Spirits

Monster Hunter Spirits is housed in a really cool arcade cabinet

One of the biggest reasons for wanting to visit Japan as a kid was the prospect of setting foot into a Japanese arcade. The flashing lights, the sounds emanating throughout the street, the cavalcade of new games fresh on the scene -- it sou...   read

 
 
Monster Hunter Diary DX
Monster Hunter Diary DX for the Nintendo 3DS is a silly game. That much is evident from watching the series of commercials presented on a nearby TV screen at TGS, which shows a variety of cats in a variety of different k...   read

 
Monster Hunter Stories
  Watch Video In a lot of ways, Monster Hunter Stories doesn't necessarily feel like Monster Hunter. It shouldn't; it's different. The Monster Hunter series that has grown an immense following basks in constant action and team-or...   read

 
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Monster Hunter Stories

The new Monster Hunter RPG looks just adorable

A lot of people love the idea of Monster Hunter, but Capcom's cash cow certainly isn't for everyone. The series, while massively popular, isn't the most accessible game around -- which is unfortunate, since it possesses a rich world, someth...   read

 
 
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Dragomon Hunter shows off monster hunting character classes

That Monster Hunter-styled MMORPG Dragomon Hunter has put out a new video focusing on the available characters classes. All the classics are there: scout, mercenary, mage, buscemi, cleric, substitute teacher. The free-to-play Dragomon Hunt...   read

 
 
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Those Monster Hunter cats are back for more

While I was on vacation this week visiting relatives, Capcom uploaded more Monster Hunter cat videos. What a treat to come home to. The first one is over here, if you missed it.   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter Explore is a mobile game with a focus on...exploration

You know what, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite was actually pretty good for a mobile Hunter game. I'd definitely try out another one, and it looks like I'll get my wish with Monster Hunter Explore. It's an upcoming mobile title...   read

 
 
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If Chao Garden and Animal Crossing had a love child, it would be Monster Hunter Diary

Today in "things I really want to be localized but probably never will," I've come across Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX, an upgraded port of a PSP game from 2010 that was developed by From Software, strangely enough. In ...   read

 
 
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My cat would never wear one of these Monster Hunter hats

Capcom outfitted some adorably round-headed cats with Felyne hats for a YouTube video and, oh, I guess there's footage of Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX in here, too. The PlayStation Portable spinoff game is getting a soup...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate keeps the free DLC rolling in August

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is the gift that keeps on giving. Steadily since February Capcom has provided free DLC updates, ranging from Nintendo and Devil May Cry costumes to new missions. It's very un-Capcom-like, but there you g...   read

 
 
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Watch hunters rock the bow and heavy bowgun in Monster Hunter X

Monster Hunter X is coming in November in Japan on 3DS, and now you can get a quick look at the bow and heavy bowgun playstyles, with some new enemies in tow. Capcom and Nintendo are absolutely killing it with the Monster Hunter relea...   read

 
 
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