Monster Hunter

Monster Hunter: The Primal Urge

Monster Hunter was a game I had heard many people talk about for many years. It was a game that I knew I wanted to try, that I was not sure if I was prepared to play. It was a game that I had heard had a crazy big following across many consoles, but required a huge investment to learn. It had a huge learning curve, and was not an easy game to learn.  I don’t remember exactly when, but at som...

Video: Hunt monsters as Samus Aran in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Capcom uploaded a video to YouTube today, showing off the latest Nintendo crossover equipment for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: this time it’s Samus from the Metroid series, in both Power and Zero suit varieties. A new ranged weapon resembling an oversize version of Samus’s arm cannon is also shown being used by the bounty hunter turned monster hunter. Nintendo fans should be very excited...

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for 3DS confirmed for western release

Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be released on the Nintendo 3DS in the west in early 2015. In the video above, Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto makes the announcement and talks about various aspects of the game: “You can expect the biggest leap forward ever for the series,” he says. The game will appeal to experienced Monster Hunter players while attracting new players...

Will Monster Hunter 4 see a life outside Japan?

Hmm, Monster Hunter, one of those franchises which divides people who live outside Japan, who idolise this series on par with Dragon Quest. Monster Hunter had continually struggled on PS2 due to the lack of a solid internet infrastructure and on the PSP where the controls made it uncomfortable to play for more then 30 minutes due to cramp. Capcom then made plans to create a third entry on the PS3 ...

New 3DS Colors And Bundles For Japan And Europe

Living in America is great, we have freedom of speech, religion, equal rights, and  many other perks that a lot of countries do not have.  But there is one thing that we do not have, and that is  new 3DS colors and bundles that Europe and Japan are getting! For starters, Japan is getting some sexy new bundles.  The New Super Mario Bros. 2 bundle is red with iconic Mario symbols adorning the case o...

Famitsu to have the scoop on 3DS dual analog add-on, new games

  Andriasang has what they believe to be the inside scoop on what Famitsu has to reveal this week about the 3DS, and boy is it a doozy. It seems as if the 3DS will get it’s own version of Monster Hunter, and it will apparently be a version of the Wii game titled Monster Hunter 3G.  According to Famitsu, the title will have the water elements found in the Wii version, and will include l...

Zelda team “under considerable pressure” to match Monster Hunter graphics

No one makes better-looking games for Nintendo platforms than Nintendo. Unless of course you’re Capcom, working on the upcoming Monster Hunter Tri for Wii. “Looking at the graphics objectively, I feel like Monster Hunter Tri’s visuals are a representative example of what can be done on Wii,” Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told a pair of Capcom developers this week. “...

Artwork mashes Mario with Monster Hunter

“Hunting Season” by DeviantArt member ~xiaobaosg depicts a world where Mario and an even more dinosaur-like Bowser (definitely Ankylosaur) must confront, well, actual dinos. (via The Daily What)

Monster Hunter 3 to be released in Japan summer 2009

Capcom has stated that the highly anticipated Monster Hunter 3 (tri) will be arriving in Japan this upcoming summer 2009. Surprised? I thought so. The third title in the main Monster Hunter franchise was originally estimated to be released in Japan very late into 2009, or even early to mid 2010. Capcom obviously gave the MH team a good kick in the development pants to get the move on. I can guaran...