Monster Hunter fans will be pleased to know that 4Gamer has announced that Capcom has teamed up with Nintendo for a collaboration in Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for Nintendo 3DS. You will be able to get Monster Hunter themed items and characters in the game. You will even get a Felyne who will visit your apartment. Japanese gamers that go to a 7-Eleven Wi-Fi hotspot in Japan from July 30th will receive 7-Go who will show up as a customer where you work. 7-Go puts in a request for a place themed like a convenience store. If you participate in this quest then you will get convenience store items added to your catalog. We should hear a lot more about this exciting collaboration in the near future.
You may have seen the first footage from Monster Hunter X which should give you a good taster of what to expect when the game launches. Along with the new footage, Capcom revealed that Monster Hunter X will be coming to Japan on November 28th. Pre-orders for the game will open on August 1st and no doubt retailers will be caught off guard. There will also be an exclusive newly designed New Nintendo 3DS console available at launch, which includes a copy of the game for 26,000 yen. Monster Hunter X will be available in playable form at the Tokyo Game Show which takes place September 17th.
We are all anxiously awaiting the arrival of Monster Hunter X and possibly even more so now it has been revealed that if you have save data for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate you shall get something very special. We do not know what this additional bonus will be, but Ryozo Tsujimoto teased in the latest edition of Famitsu that we will receive something that will help in the new game. Tsujimoto also told the publication that gamers who decide to pick up Monster Hunter Diary DX will get an additional bonus for Monster Hunter x too. You clearly can not grumble at that.
Good news for fans of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate as Capcom has announced that the Star Knight quests are available to download. The downloadable content is part of a collaboration with Universal Studios Japan. Players that download the free DLC will be able to obtain the Star Knight sword and shield. You can watch a snippet of the downloadable content in action in the tweet that is embedded above.
If you have dreamed of having your own official Mega Man replica helmet then you are in luck. The helmet is available to pre-order on the Capcom store and if you want it, it will set you back $150. There’s a ton of interesting features adorning the helmet including working LED lights. You can either wear the helmet, display it in your home or office, or alternatively use it as a role play accessory. The Mega Man replica helmet ships this Christmas.
As I’m sure some of you are aware, the Nintendo 3DS is getting a port of the PlayStation Portable game, Monster Hunter Diary. The game was originally released on the PSP back in 2010 and is being newly revamped for Nintendo’s current portable. Monster Hunter Diary see’s you carry out a number of intriguing quests as well as being tasked to manage your own village. If it is something that interests you, then be sure to watch the video below.
This is, hands down, the coolest piece of memorabilia that Capcom has pushed — possibly ever. Over at San Diego Comic Con and Capcom Unity (Capcom’s official blog), Capcom has been showcasing their first official Mega Man helmet. Made of high quality ABS plastic with a high polish finish, accurate proportions from the creators themselves and working LED lights, this helmet will undoubtedly earn you the geek cred you rightfully deserve. Along with the helmet, there will be a decorative box to display the headpiece. Most importantly, this will compliment last year’s official Mega Man Buster sold through Think Geek.
Here comes the good and bad news: this item isn’t limited to those attending SDCC — in fact, it will merely be displayed there with no means of obtaining it. However, there is a limited supply, so those wanting to get a piece of the Blue Bomber will have to keep a watchful eye on Capcom’s shop for pre-orders to open. Will you be grabbing this fantastic helmet?