Nintendo of Europe introduces its Monster Hunter: Gift and Hunt Together promotion

monster_hunter_3_ultimateIf you own and have registered a Nintendo 3DS copy of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Club Nintendo, your best friend will be pleased to hear that he or she is entitled to a free digital copy of the game – provided they register a Nintendo 3DS or 3DS XL system between 3rd June and 31st July. Continue reading

Video: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate (Wii U) – Lagombi battle

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate’s free demo hit the Nintendo eShop on both Wii U and 3DS today, ahead of the game’s launch in a month’s time. Eager to share our (lack of) Monster Hunting skills with you then, we’ve recorded the first half of the demo, which sees us (barely) take on the Lagombi – a giant, rabbit-like beast that was harder to defeat than its status as an ‘Easy Quest’ had us believe.

Be sure to check back tomorrow, when we’ll have even more juicy, 1080p Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate footage.

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News: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate getting Limited Edition Wii U and 3DS XL bundles

monster_hunter_3_ultimateCoinciding with the launch of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on 22nd March, both Wii U and 3DS versions of the game will be receiving Limited Edition console bundles.

The Wii U version will feature a Premium Wii U console, a physical copy of the game, and a Wii U Pro Controller; whilst those opting into the handheld version can choose to invest in an all-black Nintendo 3DS XL with a digital copy of the game pre-installed.

On the games’ release date, the Circle Pad Pro XL accessory will also be available to purchase separately, for those wanting to experience the game with dual-stick controls on the larger handheld.

News: Capcom Explains Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate’s Lack of Online Multiplayer on 3DS

Despite being the only developer with an online-enabled 3DS game available on the handheld’s launch day with Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition, and later releasing releasing two Resident Evil titles – each with relatively robust multiplayer options – on the same platform, Capcom‘s confirmed that the Nintendo 3DS version of Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate will not include the option to play with others via the Internet; unlike its Wii U counterpart. Continue reading

News: Capcom Delivers That Western Monster Hunter News We’ve All Been Waiting For

After cries of desperation from Western Monster Hunter fans, followed by reassuring statements from Capcom, the news we’ve all been waiting for was finally revealed during today’s Nintendo Direct presentation.

The Japanese-only 3DS port of Monster Hunter Tri – Monster Hunter 3G – was not confirmed for a Western release; neither was its sequel, Monster Hunter 4 – also for 3DS. Continue reading