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Hot on the heels of the mandatory installation controversy surrounding the PS3 version of Devil May Cry 4, comes word that the PSP title Monster Hunter Portable 2nd G will also feature an installation option. The installation will give players the chance to move the UMD's contents to the PSP's memo...

February 10th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We're scared for Nessie, our underwater ally, because after Capcom sponsored a hunt for South America's Bigfoot and giant anacondas to promote Monster Hunter Freedom 2, we just know they're going after her next as the company announced its plans to release Monster Hunter Portable 2G.No, it's not a...

September 21st 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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As part of their marketing for Monster Hunter Freedom 2 Capcom has decided to sponsor a real life Monster Hunt. The exhibition will travel to Guyana in order to seek out didi - South America's version of Bigfoot - and giant anacondas. We're not sure how financing a wild goose chase will help sell a...

September 10th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Though they'll probably never replace a man's arm with a cannon or create a half-dude/half-demon, Capcom is breathing real-world life into their Monster Hunter franchise by sponsoring an actual "monster hunt" in the rainforests of Guyana for giant anacondas (we all know how that one turns out) and t...

September 10th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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What could these summer school students be studying? If you guessed Monster Hunter Portable, you're absolutely right! The course was held at a school in Tokyo and producer Ryozo Tsujimoto was there to look on and greet the gamers. At the end of such rigorous "study," there was a special quest for d...

August 20th 2007 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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Monster Hunter Freedom 2 caused near-riots in Japan, as fervent Japanese fans grabbed over a million copies of this PSP action RPG. Will it do the same in America? Unlikely. But, just in case -- you may want to pre-order.Gamestop is offering a bonus plush with pre-order, but for Cheap Ass Gamers th...

August 7th 2007 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Do you really, really love Monster Hunter games? If so, you might want to at least browse over the newest offerings at Play-Asia regarding a Monster Hunter 2nd Summer PSP bundle. If you shell out the cash for the bundle, which is an overpriced $250, you get a fancy blue PSP with the latest Monster H...

August 3rd 2007 at 5:35pm 0 Comments
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Nothing, not even the mighty Wii Sports, could get close to the awesome sales of Monster Hunter Portable 2nd. Japanese sales for the first half of the year have been tallied up and surprisingly, this PSP game rose to the top of the list.It should be comforting to publishers to see a PSP game do so...

July 6th 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Asia got some pretty awesome loot for their pre-order bonuses. Posters, scarves, gold rings ... So what does America get? A Watermelon Pet Poogie plush.Cute? Yes. Exciting? Not really. To get your pre-order bonus, stop by a GameStop.[Via CAG]

June 22nd 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Over 6,500 people showed up to a recent Monster Hunter Portable 2nd tournament held in Tokyo. Of course, one could argue that if the game had Infrastructure support, the need to meet up with other systems physically wouldn't be needed ...The festivities don't end there, though. Capcom is continuing...

May 14th 2007 at 12:30am 0 Comments