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In his weekly column, writer Bob Mackey will alternate between two of his passions: the Japanese RPG genre and classic games. This week, Bob returns to the world of Monster Hunter. Since I don't play MMOs, it's a rare occasion to see the timer on any of my games roll past that magical 99:59 mark....

May 15th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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In his weekly column, writer Bob Mackey will alternate between two of his passions: the Japanese RPG genre and classic games. This week Mackey discusses his evolving thoughts on Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate. It's only been a few weeks, but I can't help but feel a little ashamed of my last Joystiq pos...

April 19th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Starting today, those of you in the US can team up with friends in Europe to take down the dreaded Lagiacrus, and you can do so without occupying the television. The update for the Wii U version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, enabling off-screen play and cross-region multiplayer, went live last nigh...

April 16th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Like Booker DeWitt on a skyrail, BioShock Infinite hangs high above the rest in this week's UK charts. Despite a 75 percent sales drop after its launch week, Irrational's clouds-based shooter is numero uno for two weeks in a row. Just below it is Tomb Raider, maintaining its own impressive grip on...

April 8th 2013 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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In a new weekly column, writer Bob Mackey will alternate between two of his passions: the Japanese RPG genre and classic games. "Before you register any complaints with the management, remember one thing: I'm new here," Mackey says. Jump onto any video game forum these days, and you'll find no shor...

April 5th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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This is a Deja Review: A quick, unscored look at the new features and relative agelessness of a remade, revived or re-released game. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the latest revision in the long-running Capcom series, the last of which was seen on Western home consoles in 2010's Monster Hunter Tri...

April 3rd 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The noticeably absent Packet Relay Tools and Data Transfer Program apps for Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate should arrive on Nintendo's eShop by Friday, March 22, Capcom tells Joystiq. The Data Transfer Program will allow players to port their save files between the 3DS and Wii U versions of the game."Ni...

March 20th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you yearn for the exceptional slaying power of a great sword, but find yourself put off by the high asking price? Well, friend, the Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate shopping network is here to make your day a better, more brutal one. Order now! Capcom is keen as mustard to get western gamers hooked on...

March 19th 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments