Capcom Addresses Monster Hunter Sales Performance In Latest Fiscal Year Review

Capcom, like Nintendo, have concluded their financial year and have some comments on the Monster Hunter franchise and how the latest titles in the series have performed. Although they don't mention total sales figures, they do give an indication of how they sold. Capcom says Monster Generations was a solid performer overseas. The recently released … Continue reading Capcom Addresses Monster Hunter Sales Performance In Latest Fiscal Year Review

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Capcom Briefly Discuss The Possibility Of Monster Hunter On Nintendo Switch

It's inevitable that the Monster Hunter franchise will eventually make the transition to Nintendo's latest console, the Nintendo Switch. Wall Street Journal technology reporter Takashi Mochizuki recently caught up with Shintaro Kojima and asked whether the popular monster slaying franchise was going to come to the Switch and was told "Hope you enjoy it on the 3DS … Continue reading Capcom Briefly Discuss The Possibility Of Monster Hunter On Nintendo Switch

Paul Wes Anderson Discussed The Monster Hunter Movie In A New Interview

Paul Wes Anderson took part in an interview about the Resident Evil movies and his influences for them. However, at one point in the interview, he goes into discussions about the Monster Hunter movies in stead. He said that "what I love about Monster Hunter is the incredibly beautiful, immersive world they’ve created. It’s on … Continue reading Paul Wes Anderson Discussed The Monster Hunter Movie In A New Interview

Capcom Wants Monster Hunter To Grow In The West And Feels Handhelds Are Limiting Sales

Capcom has suggested that the Monster Hunter franchise may make the move to home consoles after stating that sales are too low on handhelds in the west. While handhelds are extremely popular in Japan they only account for 10% of the dedicated video game market in the west. The company has said that it is … Continue reading Capcom Wants Monster Hunter To Grow In The West And Feels Handhelds Are Limiting Sales

Japan: Monster Hunter Themed Nintendo Direct Coming This Week

There's a Nintendo Direct coming this week to Japanese consumers exclusively for Monster Hunter fans. The event will be broadcast on October 27 at 20:00 JST and will be available to watch live via YouTube. This special Monster Hunter themed Nintendo Direct will be hosted by Monster Hunter series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto, but before you get your hopes up … Continue reading Japan: Monster Hunter Themed Nintendo Direct Coming This Week

Hollywood Monster Hunter Movie Announced

With the news of Pokémon getting a live action film, Capcom seems to be following suit. During their presentation at the Tokyo Game Show, Monster Hunter's producer announced they are working with Hollywood to develop a Monster Hunter movie. Unlike the upcoming anime, it is said to be an adaptation of the main series of games. While no other details … Continue reading Hollywood Monster Hunter Movie Announced

Funimation Bringing Monster Hunter Anime To The West

Monster Hunter Stories: Ride On has not yet premiered in Japan, but Funimation has revealed that they will be bringing the anime to the West. Announced at their Otakon panel, the company will be releasing the anime on their streaming service FunimationNow this October. The 48 episode series will follow a group of monster riders. Unlike the hunters in the game … Continue reading Funimation Bringing Monster Hunter Anime To The West

Honest Game Trailers Did A Video On Monster Hunter

A new episode of Honest Game Trailers has been uploaded by Smosh Games. As the name suggests, the group releases comedic trailers that tell you the truth about video games. As Smosh Games explains, they are "these are the hilarious trailers the game developers don't want you to see". The newest episode of Honest Game … Continue reading Honest Game Trailers Did A Video On Monster Hunter

Rumor: Capcom Has Requested A Trademark Registration For “Monster Hunter Generations”

The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), which is the European patents and trademarks database, may have leaked another game. Capcom has requested a registration for a trademark for "Monster Hunter Generations". The news comes from the same site that reported on the Pokemon Sun & Moon leak, which we covered previously. Once again, … Continue reading Rumor: Capcom Has Requested A Trademark Registration For “Monster Hunter Generations”

Capcom Considering Monster Hunter Concert

I'm sure most of you aware that Monster Hunter is a massive franchise in Japan and has been making inroads in the west with the recent Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. It should come as no surprise then that Monster Hunter Online developer Tenent is currently considering a concert based on the Monster Hunter franchise featuring various … Continue reading Capcom Considering Monster Hunter Concert