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Monster Hunter 4 Meets Three Little Pigs

Monster Hunter 4 launched months ago in Japan, September 2013 to be exact, and yet it continues to sell very well in Japan. One of the reasons why would have to be that despite the fact it came out last year, Capcom are still cranking out commercials for it. Such as the two below which […]

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Capcom Opens On Monster Hunter 4 Coming To The West

After selling over 4 million copies of Monster Hunter 4 in Japan, it was a bit of a no brainer that the game would come to West. It was just a question of when. We know that Capcom have confirmed Western release of the game, but recently they opened up on their decision on releasing […]

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Monster Hunter Meetup In Japan

January 11th saw a meet up of Monster Hunter 4 fans in Japan all eager to take on some monsters and earn some new weapons, armour and other goodies. The event was held in a restaurant that was all themed out in Hunter decorations. More than 200 gamers turned up, both male and female, all […]

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Gaming Life in Japan ~ 14/10/13 – 20/10/13

Hear the trumpets blowing? That’s because they’re signalling the weekly call for Gaming Life in Japan! The part where we out the gaming habits of the Japanese under the microscope and examine what they’re getting up to. Let’s jump straight in! Turning our attention to the software chart, no big surprise with another massive series […]

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Gaming Life in Japan ~ 07/10/13 – 13/10/13

Aww yeah! That most awesome time of the week is here again, Gaming Life in Japan! The segment where we bring a tiny slice of gaming trends into your life from the home of modern gaming. As we earlier reported, Pokemon X/Y has been released everywhere worldwide so it comes as no real surprise to […]

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New Monster Hunter 4 bundle for Japan

Japan, those lucky people are going to be receiving another Monster Hunter 4 bundle. The latest bundle comes packaged with a regular 3DS in a gorgeous soft blue colour, a digital copy of Monster Hunter 4 and a 4GB card. The pack will go for sale on November 7 and will retail for ¥19, 800. […]

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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 […]

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Gaming Life in Japan ~ 30/09 – 06/10

That most awesome part of the week has rolled around again…Gaming Life in Japan! This is out little segment where we take a peek into software and hardware sales from all the way over in Japan, so let’s jump straight in. On the software front, Monster Hunter 4 on the 3DS is still holding onto […]

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Gaming Life in Japan ~ 23/9/13 – 29/9/13

Our favourite time of the week rolls around again and this week, we deliver on time! It’s Gaming Life in Japan, the segment where we take a closer look at how software and hardware sales are going over in Japan. Let’s not waste any time and take a look. No real surprise here with software […]

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Capcom responds to request to bring Monster Hunter 4 to West

There’s currently an online campaign run by fans aimed at Capcom asking them to bring their hugely popular Monster Hunter 4 to the West following its release in Japan. Well, Capcom has been watching this and they recently responded, and while they haven’t confirmed the possibility, they haven’t denied it either. Here’s what they had […]