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  • September 20, 2011
  • Press Release
  • 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku
    Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
    Capcom Co., Ltd.
    Haruhiro Tsujimoto, President and COO
    (Code No. 9697 Tokyo - Osaka Stock Exchange)

Capcom's "Monster Hunter Freedom 3" Wins Grand Award!
- The newest "Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G", brand new "Asura's Wrath" and "Dragon's Dogma" also pick up kudos! -


Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) is proud to announce that "Monster Hunter Freedom 3" won the Grand Award and "Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G", "Dragon's Dogma" and "Asura's Wrath" were selected for the Future Division at the Japan Game Awards 2011 (hosted by Computer Entertainment Software Association), presented at the Tokyo Game Show 2011 held from September 15th to the 18th.

"Monster Hunter Freedom 3", which won the Grand Award is a hunting action game that was released on December 2010. The "Monster Hunter Freedom" series is well-known for being a game where many players can gather and enjoy playing together. Building on that, "Monster Hunter Freedom 3" comes with a variety of new elements, which combined with a greater focus on player communication, has been met with rave reviews and made it the best-selling PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) title ever with over 4.7 million units sold. As of the end of June 2011, the series has sold a total of 18 million units.

Also, "Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G" was selected as part of the Future Division by the users via ballot. The series' latest iteration uses traditional controls and play styles and adds a multitude of new features using the capabilities of the Nintendo 3DS to provide content that will satisfy both new players as well as the existing fanbase. The game is scheduled for release on December 10, 2011. In addition, "Dragon's Dogma" and "Asura's Wrath", two totally brand new titles, were also selected for the Future Division. All of these titles have been proven to be extremely popular on the show floor, with long queues of fans waiting to play.

As always, Capcom aims to use its exemplary development power to create games overflowing with originality to satisfy the expectations of our users.



【Award List 】

Game of the Year Division

Grand Award Title Platform
Grand Award Monster Hunter Freedom 3 PSP® (PlayStation®Portable)

Future Division

       
Award Name Title Platform
Recipient Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G Nintendo 3DS™
Dragon's Dogma PlayStation®3、Xbox 360®
Asura's Wrath PlayStation®3、Xbox 360®

[Product Information]

"Monster Hunter Freedom 3"

Genre Hunting Action
Release Date December 1, 2010

"Monster Hunter 3 (Tri) G"

Genre Hunting Action
Release Date December 10, 2011(Saturday)

"Dragon's Dogma"

Genre Open World Action
Release Date Beginning of 2012

"Asura's Wrath"

Genre Exciting Serial Action
Release Date 2012


*PlayStation® and PSP® are registered trademarks of the Sony Computer Entertainment.
*Xbox 360 is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
*Nintendo 3DS is trademarks of Nintendo Co. Ltd.



Inquiries regarding the above information may be directed to:

Capcom Co., Ltd.
Public Relations Office
(Email) ir@capcom.co.jp
(Address) 3-1-3, Uchihiranomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-0037, Japan
(Tel)+81-6-6920-3623 (Fax) +81-6-6920-5108
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