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Super Smash Bros. 3DS Makes Huge Splash In Japan

Super Smash Bros for 3DS has been in high anticipation for it’s release, it was first released in Japan only a few days ago, and has already hit the One Million mark in two days!

This would make the fourth title on the 3DS to make the one million mark in a two day time span.  With numbers like these, there is no telling what the numbers in the states will be like when the 3DS version ships in October. Also  the numbers for the series sale will sky rocket when the Wii U version comes out in November.

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Monster Hunter 4 Not Coming To Wii U

The wildly proper Monster Hunter series is getting ready to release the next installment of the series, with Monster Hunter 4. Monster Hunter 3 made a splash in the Wii market when it was released by Capcom and when the Ultimate edition was brought to Wii U, new gamers were able to dive into the MH community.

A Spokesperson at Capcom confirms now that Monster Hunter 4 will be a Nintendo 3DS title only. Leaving some fans left in the dark. Capcom Spokesperson, Yuri Arauj, replied about a TV event which held a Monster Hunter 4 wall scroll with the Wii U logo appearing on it.

Monster Hunter 4 Wall Scroll Featuring Wii U Logo
Monster Hunter 4 Wall Scroll Featuring Wii U Logo

He replied:

“It’s a misprint, We’re working on a proper message to defuse this, so we should have something more public and official out soon.”

Hopefully this will be straighten out soon, but it looks like the title will be handheld only. Monster Hunter 4 is set to release early 2015.

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Microsoft Acquires Minecraft Developer, Mojang

It seems that Minecraft Developer Mojang will be able to start pumping out new projects soon as Xbox Head, Phil Spencer announces Microsoft’s purchase of the developer. Mojang was acquired for a estimated $2.5 billion dollars.

It is not said why Microsoft bought the company or what are future plans for the franchise, but we do know that the Minecraft series has reached a very large audience and major companies are listening.

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Grand Theft Auto V Next Gen/PC Release Date Announced

The day has finally come! After of months and teasing, we finally know when the Next Gen and PC Versions of Grand Theft Auto V will be released.

On November 18, 2014, the PS4 and Xbox One version of GTA V will be released. With the PC version being released on January 27th 2015.

The new versions will feature new music and all downloadable content from GTA Online. Owners of the PS3 and Xbox 360 will be able to carry their GTA Online character data over to the newer versions of GTA V.