Monster Hunter X Confirmed for US, Gets New Name

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Monster Hunter X came out in Japan late last year, but we won't have to wait long for an English version of the popular monster-hunting adventure. Coming this summer, Nintendo revealed that the English version of X will be called Monster Hunter Generations.

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Nintendo revealed the game today during a Nintendo Direct presentation, as well as some extra incentive for players of the previous game. If you have save data from the previous game, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, on your 3DS you'll also receive an unspecified bonus. To make it easier for new players to get into the franchise, the MSRP price of the 3 Ultimate has been dropped, effective today, to $20.

Monster Hunter will also include a nod to the Fire Emblem series in the form of a Marth Armor set. Details will be available today at twitter.com/monsterhunter

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