Monday, May 25, 2009

Sony - Monster Hunter Freedom Unite Demo coming out Thursday - Press Release

Ahead of Monster Hunter Freedom Unite's June 26th release, Capcom are releasing a Demo for the game this Thursday, May 28th, which has 3 quests.

You can Download it directly to your PSP via the PSN, or through the PS3.

There is the chance to get a UMD demo of this game which will be sent out from June 1st, but these are strictly limited and need to be applied for online.

Press Release

The demo of Japan’s most successful PSP title is coming to PAL territories on May 28th, giving wannabe hunters the chance to experience three dangerous quests from the game ahead of its release on June 26th. Sony PSP owners can download the demo directly to their PSP free of charge via the PSP Store by selecting the store icon and connecting using their PSN I.D or they can download to their PS3 console and simply transfer the demo across.

Players can adventure with up to three friends to get a taste of the multiplayer social gaming phenomenon that’s taking Japan by storm or choose to go it alone with the aid of a Felyne companion. After selecting your weapons and armour you will journey through woodlands, swamps and deserts to hunt down some of the fiercest and most majestic monsters that ever lived.

As an alternative to downloading this demo Capcom is also producing limited numbers of the demo UMD’s which Gamers can register to be sent at or from the 1st June. Successful registrants will receive four copies of the demo so that they can easily set up a hunting party.

For more information on Monster Hunter Freedom Unite please go to or for the latest press assets visit

Remember that in the world of Monster Hunter you are never alone.

For more information contact:

SCEE Press Centre
Tel:+44 (0)20 7859 5000

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Re-Cap of The Weekends News (oldest to newest)

It was a very quiet weekend on the news front, so i decided it would be better to do a re-cap of the whole weekend.

  • Liverpool, Chelsea, Newcastle, FC Bayern, and Marseille strips in FIFA 09 will be Updated to the 2009 ones.

  • 360: rumor that the last Mass Effect DLC coming, will be substantial. Mass Effect 2 detail salso talked about.

  • PS3: Video of a Magazine scan being augmented online by a Kojima Site shows box with a ! Above it. Hints at MGS

  • Capcom have teased more about their mystery game. it's not a fighter, not DMC 5, its developed by Capcom Japan.

  • DJ Hero Turntable+Crossfader Peripheral may have been shown during a Sneak Peak of GTTV's upcoming E3 coverage.