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The Monster Hunteth, and the monster taketh away. On April 30, just over three years after the game's release, the online multiplayer servers for Monster Hunter Tri on Wii will be disabled.Capcom's hope is that the people still playing the action RPG on Wii will migrate to Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate...

January 17th 2013 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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In the midst of revealing a new color for its latest handheld, the 3DS, Nintendo also let slip some other interesting information during its pre-Tokyo Game Show presser this afternoon in Japan. For one, the bizarro second analog nub will be arriving at Japanese retailers starting this December 10...

September 13th 2011 at 1:45am 0 Comments
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If you've been waiting to jump on the Monster Hunter Tri bandwagon or are just looking for an excuse to pick up a sexy black Classic Controller Pro, this post is for you. Capcom has announced that the Monster Hunter Tri / Classic Controller Pro pack is now back in stock at retail -- and with a chea...

September 28th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Monster Hunter Tri has already sucked away over a million hours of gameplay time from users, according to stats from the Nintendo Channel. In just 63 days from release, the monster hunting epic stole a full million hours from users who reported logging in to the game over 330,000 times. The high nu...

July 7th 2010 at 12:00am 0 Comments
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Nintendo of Australia is dropping prices left and right! That is, if you imagine a DSi on the left and a Wii on the right. The company announced a substantial price drop for the Wii console today, from its original AU $399.95 (US $369) down to AU $299.95 (US $277). The new price is still painfully e...

April 28th 2010 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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There was a time, back in the late '90s, when geeks and doe-eyed adolescents would accept anything from Japan with open arms. It was a time when DragonBall Z, Final Fantasy and Hello Kitty were in their prime, and a time when Japan-crazy teens would pay top-dollar for Pocky, just so that they could...

April 28th 2010 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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This week on the Nintendo Channel, the usual Nintendo Week program does something a bit different and covers the Monster Hunter Tri launch at New York City's Nintendo World Store. Director Kaname Fujioka and producer Ryozo Tsujimoto were on hand to chat and sign posters and attendees could even thr...

April 26th 2010 at 4:52pm 0 Comments
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Despite sales for Splinter Cell: Conviction and Just Dance slipping 46 and 31 percent, respectively, the two Ubisoft titles maintained their dominant positions on the UK all-formats chart for a second week in a row. The top three didn't shift at all, as the PS3 and PC release of Grand Theft Auto:...

April 26th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The London launch event for Monster Hunter Tri will no longer feature director Kaname Fujioka or producer Ryozo Tsujimoto. The pair's travel plans were thwarted by the unslayable monster Eyjafjallajökull. However, even though volcanic ash has kept the Capcom staffers from flying in, that doesn'...

April 21st 2010 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

Monster Hunter Tri arrives in North America this week, and to mark the occasion, Capcom sent out this strange trailer. It starts off kind of somber and beautiful, with some haunting chants, and then it suddenly transitions into FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT. Then some shots of a hunter hanging out with...

April 19th 2010 at 7:15pm 0 Comments