Tecmo Koei Wants Me to Buy Their Game Again (Again)

Toukiden [討鬼伝] is the samurai vs demon hunting game that was released last year on the PS Vita and PSP. Now, Tecmo Koei has announced Toukiden Kiwami [討鬼伝 極], an upgraded version of the original with additional story, equipment, and enemies. » 4/03/14 7:00am 4/03/14 7:00am

God Eater 2 is a Fun Hunting Game, if That's What You're Looking For

"Monster Hunter with plot" is how God Eater was once described to me. Well, after the runaway hit that the Monster Hunter series has turned out to be, it's no surprise that everyone and their grandmother is out to catch lightning in a bottle twice with the same formula. So how does the third God Eater game, God Eater 2,… » 12/19/13 8:00am 12/19/13 8:00am

A Monster Hunter Game More People Might Actually Play

Look, I know there's this underground movement trying to get Monster Hunter going in the West, but most people - myself included - just aren't feeling it. Mostly that's down to the combat and reliance on party multiplayer, but I'm starting to wonder if the game's looks don't have something to do with it. » 6/16/13 9:00pm 6/16/13 9:00pm

Monster Hunter's 'Prance' Goes On World Tour, Next Stop: Your Dreams

If ever there was a Monster Hunter gesture that deserved a dance-party video, it was the Prance. And so the guys at Explosive Alan have given us this excellent montage of pitch-perfect prancing, taking their MH characters on a tour through the world of games, cinema, television and beyond. They even stop off at the… » 5/23/13 4:30pm 5/23/13 4:30pm

I May Have Misjudged Freedom Wars

My good friend Martin has a saying whenever we talk about upcoming movies: "Trailers lie." Rarely will what we see in a trailer accurately encapsulate what the actual finished movie or game will be like. A trailer is designed specifically to garner interest, and not necessarily to truthfully describe what it's selling.… » 5/23/13 4:00am 5/23/13 4:00am

Gorgeous CG Trailer Showcases The Majesty of Monster Hunter Online

China's online-ified, CryEngine 3-powered version of Monster Hunter, fittingly dubbed Monster Hunter Online, got a fancy CG trailer last month. Recently, it has made its way to the Internet for our viewing pleasure. No gameplay, but plenty of epic moments. [Thanks, tipster Matthew Weathers!] » 5/06/13 5:20am 5/06/13 5:20am