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Capcom Explains Monster Hunter Switch

Having previously been a PlayStation-only series, Monster Hunter 3 had been announced for development on PS3. However, Gamesindustry reports that Capcom's managing corporate officer Katsuhiko Ichii told Thompson Financial that: "Due to high development cost of titles for PS3, we have decided to switch the platform to which we release our Monster Hunter 3 title."

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PS360WII3483d ago

umm was this badly translated or did he just say it's a Wii-only title now?

Real Gambler3483d ago

I understand it cost more to develop on a 360 or PS3, but if you're going down, why making it a Wii exclusive? It would cost next to nothing to produce it for the PS2 and you get an even bigger installed base... Cost even less to make it, and more money coming in... I'm betting on bad translation for now : )

Cat3483d ago

check the alternative sources, seems pretty certain.

Lex Luthor3483d ago (Edited 3483d ago )

Capcom are losing faith in the PS3. First DMC4 then RE5, now this.
Massive win for Wii, Monster Hunter is an extremely popular series in Japan.
Ps3 owners screwed yet again, losing more exclusives.

Laexerias3483d ago

I bet they cant handle the PS3/XB360, its a big jump from PSP to PS3, the wii is just a level higher XB360 and PS3 are more than 10level higher imo. D:

Too much for the Monster Hunter Devs?

ktchong3483d ago (Edited 3483d ago )

YES! Hahaha! Told ya, PS fanboys and that one biased newsbot (whoever he is, there's a bunch of 'em,) you could kill my news once, but this story is going to get thru sooner or later anyway!

You can't bury this news forever!!!

shysun3482d ago

This game will suck ass on Wii.....I'll put money on it.Hell every 3rd party game sucks on Wii!Prove me wrong!

Pain3483d ago

No MH3 on PS3 = no $$$ for you capcon
cant stand the wii, bigist waste of my moola this year

cooke153483d ago

Monster Hunter will sell FAR more on Wii and costs a lot less to make on Wii. Please know what you are talking about before you say anything.

razer3483d ago

release it on the PS2 or even the 360. Wii exclusive?? ugh!