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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. ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 o...

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Capcom is introducing a patch to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate in April that brings both cross-region and off-TV functionality to the Wii U game. The introduction of cross-region play, which allows North American and European players to monster-hunt together in battles for up to four players, represent...

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Today is all about demos. If you've wanted to see what the whole "Monster Hunter" sensation is about, today you can download demos of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on both Wii U and 3DS. There are also demos of Trine 2 on Wii U and Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed on 3DS. Etrian Odyssey 4 will ...

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Those who don't own a 3DS or Wii may not be familiar with Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate – it's an updated version of 2010's Monster Hunter Tri, coming to both the Wii U and 3DS in North America. Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto says the Wii U update is a logical fit based on Wii U's dual-screen setup. "W...

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Purchasing both the Wii U and 3DS versions of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate would normally set the devoted huntsman back a smooth hundred zingers, but Capcom has announced that purchasing both together through Amazon will result in a $20 discount. Or, in outdated gold-rush vernacular, two sawbucks, whi...

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Capcom showed its upcoming lineup to journalists in San Francisco this week, with playable builds of Resident Evil: Revelations, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, Remember Me, Darkstalkers Resurrection and the "Vergil's Downfall" DLC for DmC: Devil May Cry. We'll be posting our thoughts on those later, b...

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When Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate comes out in March, you'll have no help online from the Japanese players who will have been practicing for months. The servers for online multiplayer in the Wii U action RPG are region locked, according to a GameReactor interview conducted with producer Ryozo Tsujimot...

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