Monster Hunter registers monster sales

The Monster Hunter franchise is absolutely massive in Japan, from the early PS2 days through to enormous success on the PSP and now on the 3DS. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate did great business for the handheld but the real success is in Monster Hunter 4 striking a chord with Japanese gamers. Just in the past week, it registered 140,000 units sold compared to the nearest … Continue reading Monster Hunter registers monster sales

The Best Selling Games – February, Japan

Here’s a quick look at the games which set the charts on fire in Japan for the past month of February. The 3DS is absolutely killing it with 7 out of the top ten spots being available for Nintendo’s handheld. No Wii U titles, which is a worry, but the odd Wii title managed to make dent with Taiko no Tatsujin Wii Super Deluxe Edition, addictive … Continue reading The Best Selling Games – February, Japan

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Cinematic Opening

If you’re a Monster Hunter Fan, like I am, and can’t wait for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate to show up on the Wii U and the 3DS, this little video might whet the appetite. It’s the cinematic opening to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate which releases in Australia on March 22nd, so SPOILER ALERT if you want to watch it when you run the game. But … Continue reading Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Cinematic Opening

HD Commercial For Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Capcom have put together a commercial for Monster Hunter 3G HD Version showing off some fancy visuals before the game releases in the West next March. The game will be renamed Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for release outside of Japan. Wii U and 3DS gamers will be able to team up and take on some monster hunting over a local ad-hoc connection or you can … Continue reading HD Commercial For Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Comparing Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Wii U & 3DS

Capcom have released some screenshots for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on the Wii U and the 3DS. The screenshots are a side by side comparison of the same game running on both platforms and really, the difference is negligible. The Wii U screenshots do have more detail as is to be expected but the 3DS handheld more than holds its own against the more powerful … Continue reading Comparing Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Wii U & 3DS

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Trailer Highlights Connectivity Features

The Monster Hunter series does enormous business in Japan and is a true system seller, we’ve had the very successful Monster Hunter Freedom Unite on PSP which sold like hotcakes. We were however overlooked for Monster Hunter Portable 3rd in the West but Capcom looks set on giving the rest of the world a second chance with the news that Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will … Continue reading Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Trailer Highlights Connectivity Features