Check out the first trailer for the upcoming Monster Hunter movie

In the hunt

It's time to check out the first trailer for the upcoming Monster Hunter movie, with the above trailer being debuted at the Shanghai International Film Festival. The movie is set to launch on Sept. 4th, 2020. I have to say, at least visually, the movie is looking more like Monster Hunter than I expected it to.

Capcom says Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate enjoyed 'robust sales,' Mega Man 11 and Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection 'performed well'

Love for Capcom's Switch titles all around

Capcom has released the fiscal results for their most recent year, and included in the press release were some tidbits about various Switch titles. Check out the official blurbs on each game below.

- Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate enjoyed robust sales through its release in markets outside of Japan
- Mega Man 11 performed well
- Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection performed well

Check out the full report here

Official Monster Hunter cookbook now available in Japan

Step 1: Hunt monsters

The Monster Hunter Food Cookbook has launched in Japan, and it includes 29 recipes for foods that you can find in various Monster Hunter games. The book has sections for drinks and soups, veggies, meats, rice dishes, and desserts. The Monster Hunter Food Cookbook is available for 1,620 yen. Check out more sample pages here.

Two Monster Hunter manga getting official Spanish translations

Monster Hunter manga

Monster Hunter is finally a top-tier franchise outside of Japan, and this has paved the way for some content that wouldn't have otherwise seen release. NORMA has announced that both the Monster Hunter Epic and Monster Hunter Episode manga series' are going to get official Spanish translations. We don't have any word on release dates yet, but we'll keep you posted.

Check out Uniqlo's lineup of Mario, Splatoon, Monster Hunter, and Street Fighter t-shirts

Time for a wardrobe upgrade!

We've been covering all the game-related clothing that Uniqlo is offering, but now you can actually purchase these items in the states! Hit up the links below for a refresher on the various gaming-related lineups that Uniqlo is offering, including Mario, Splatoon, Monster Hunter, and Street Fighter.

Shirt collections here, here, here, and here

Capcom releases Monster Hunter 15th anniversary video feature

Congrats, Capcom!

Believe it or not, the Monster Hunter series debuted 15 years ago. There have been multiple installments over the years, and while it took quite a bit of time for the series to catch on in the rest of the world, Monster Hunter can now be considered a major worldwide franchise for Capcom. Here's to the next 15 years!

Monster Hunter microSD cards releasing in Japan April 2019

Capcom, Honma, and FolloWWind have revealed three Monster Hunter-themed microSD cards in Japan. These are 16GB microSD cards, and each one comes with an SD card adapter. These Monster Hunter microSD cards are set to launch in Japan on April 25th, 2019.

Rumors of a new Monster Hunter game for Switch start to swirl

Last week, we found out that Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate sold over 1.2 million units on Switch. Fans were really impressed to see the game hit that total, as it's just a port of a previous game, and Capcom did little-to-no promotion for it. Could you imagine what would happen if Capcom actually created a new Monster Hunter game for Switch and advertised it? Rumor has it we won't have to imagine it for much longer.

Various sources are coming out of the woodwork to spread rumor of a new Monster Hunter game coming to Switch. Apparently the title could be revealed sometime next month, if all goes according to plan.

With how big the Monster Hunter franchise is right now, revealing a new title for Switch could be quite a momentous occasion. Let's hope this rumor ends up being spot-on.

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate moves 1.2 million on Switch

It took a lot of begging from fans, but Capcom finally released Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate in North America and Europe. It seems like the move paid off as well, as Capcom's latest financial report shows that MHGU has managed to move roughly 1.2 million units worldwide. I'd say that's a pretty outstanding total considering it's a somewhat-enhanced port with the bare minimum of marketing!

Thanks to Jxcorr for the heads up!

Monster Hunter movie hitting theaters September 4, 2020

Sony Pictures has confirmed that the upcoming Monster Hunter movie is releasing September 4, 2020. The cast includes Tip “T.I.” Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, Josh Helman, Jin Au-Yeung and Ron Perlman.

The official synopis from Deadline...

Behind our world, there is another — a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis (Jovovich) and her loyal soldiers are transported from our world to the new world, the unflappable lieutenant receives the shock of her life. In her desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with incredible powers and unstoppable, terrifying attacks, Artemis will team up with a mysterious man (Tony Jaa) who has found a way to fight back.


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