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Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter 3 is now in development for the Wii, having switched development of the game away from PlayStation 3.

"Due to high development cost of titles for PS3, we have decided to switch the platform to which we release our Monster Hunster 3 title," commented Capcom managing corporate officer Katsuhiko Ichii.

Although rarely troubling the charts in Europe, The Monster Hunter Series has sold over 4 million units worldwide and is hugely popular in Japan. Had the game been released on PlayStation 3 it would have helped boost the sales of the console in Japan, where it is currently being comfortably beaten by the Wii.

In Monster Hunter 3 players will take control of a fearless hunter who adventures across huge natural environments, tracking down and battling huge and ferocious monsters.

Capcom promises to take advantage of the unique aspects of the Wii to create an all-new Monster Hunter experience, appealing to newcomers and series veterans. No release date has been announced at this time.

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theres nothing wrong with the wii ive played both wii and ps3 and i prefere wii they could make it even better because of the controls as same with spiderman 3 it was rated better beacause of the controls you never now untill the game comes out and dont say any crap about the graphics are better and thats what makes a game good its not its the gamplay
Posted 17:25 on 03 November 2007
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If Capcom switch Monster Hunter 3 to Wii due to high development costs for the PS3 aren't they likely to follow up by switching their other series like Resident Evil and Devil May Cry for the same reasons?

These are very desirable games for any platform, I'd be surprised if Sony don't take action of some sort very quickly to make sure they don't lose out on future Capcom titles.
Posted 20:23 on 11 October 2007
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Is this definitely a Wii exclusive? I haven't read anything that says it is.

If it has gone exclusive o the wii then screw them because they obviously dont want to make the game as good as they ca, they just want to knock out a quick cheap version. I own MH1 & 2 and was really looking forward to seeing what they did with t on the PS3 and I know a lot of people who felt the same. If its gone wii exclusive I actually think they will sell less copies. Imagine if Bungie cancelled Halo 3 because of dev costs and switched it to the Wii. Even though the Wii has a higher install base the game would sell far fewer units.
Posted 16:39 on 10 October 2007

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