It's unclear whether this story is based on legitimate inside information, or simply too much time spent on the NeoGAF message boards; but a pamphlet released by a US retailer has hinted at the release of a "Monster Hunter Portable 3" (presumably Monster Hunter Portable 3rd) for the PlayStation Vita
The listing is joined by two previously announced, but unconfirmed for US release titles, Final..
This one caught us by surprise
Despite launching late in the year, we assumed Gran Turismo 5 would probably be the highest selling PlayStation 3 title in 2010. Either that, or some weird mech game we've never heard of. But no, the top-selling Japanese PS3 game of 2010 was actually the fantastic Yakuza 4. The numbers, reported by Siliconera, note that the free-roaming crime-thriller netted 577,199..
Looks like all the intrigue surrounding Atlus' puzzle-platformer, Catherine, has really paid off -- the game debuted on top of the Media Create Japanese software sales charts this week, shifting a whopping 141,816 units on PlayStation 3
Despite hardware sales being slightly down, a 25k showing for the PS3 helped Sony secure another one-two, with PSP sales still strong after the release of Monster..
If you were smart (like us) you would have switched to purchasing your PlayStation Portable content via the PlayStation Store a long time ago
UMDs were clearly a dead format many years ago, regardless of your stance towards digital download content. Paying a little extra for digital games this past few years has paid off though. While the Next...
Proving once again that Solid Snake is the video game industry's biggest whore, the Konami mascot is set to make an appearance in Monster Hunter Portable 3rd
Armed with a giant sword, Snake will be playable in Japan from January 22nd.</em>
The PlayStation Portable's recorded its biggest weekly hardware sales in Japan since launch, thanks to the release of Mosnter Hunter Portable 3rd from Capcom
The game managed sales of over 2.14 million during its first week on sale, while the PlayStation Portable knocked up a whopping 326,639 units — a new record in Japan. They say the PSP's dead. They say the PSP's dead.
Hundreds of Japanese gamers line-up for Monster Hunter Portable 3rd on the PlayStation Portable
Expect hardware and software sales to shoot through the roof.</em> [Pic Famitsu]
Sony's announced a slightly altered PSP-3000 that will launch alongside Monster Hunter Portable 3rd in Japan
The updated piece of hardware includes a new analogue nub, additional battery life and some new grip handles on the back. It's also styled in black and gold. The hardware will hit Japan on December 1st.
Kojima's revealed his "big announcement" regarding Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, that he teased late last week
That is, Snake will happen upon the world of Monster Hunter in his latest outing. The unusual, but totally awesome crossover, will see Snake take on a range of monsters common in Capcom's Monster Hunter series. There'll even be a cameo from the series' mascot Felyne. Gah Kojima, you are..
Practically confirming that Sony's Playstation Portable will go on to sell at another 2million units in Japan, Capcom's confirmed at a press event last night that Monster Hunter Portable 3rd is due for release on the handheld this year in Japan
Traditionally the Monster Hunter games on PSP have driven handheld hardware through the roof. There's not really much else to say at this point, other than..