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  Highly Acclaimed Multi-Platform Series Monster Hunter Returns for Collab with Puzzle & Dragons
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01/22/2018
 


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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Jan. 22, 2017 - GungHo Online Entertainment is partnering once again with Capcom to bring a class of hunters from the world-renown action RPG Monster Hunter™ to the mobile phenomena, Puzzle & Dragons. Between Jan. 22 - Feb. 4, players must take up arms and engage the valiant beasts of Monster Hunter™ that have come to dominate the lands of Puzzle & Dragons just in time for the release of Monster Hunter: World™!

The collab pits the hunters into the arena to hunt down the mutant-horned Massacre Demon Diablos in the returning Monster Hunter Collab and Multiplayer Monster Hunter Collab! dungeons. Additionally, the new Monster Hunter Collab 2 dungeon marks the debut of the almighty Nergigante!

During the collab, players can pull collab monsters from the 10 Magic Stone Monster Hunter Egg Machine as well as venture forth in the collab dungeons that drop evolution materials for the Male Hunter and Female Hunter to perform Ultimate Evolutions. There will also be new Ultimate Evolutions for equipment.

Additional details on the collaboration include:

10 Magic Stone Monster Hunter Egg Machine:

★7

  • Nergigante (New!)
  • Thunderlord Zinogre (New!)
  • Amatsu
  • Massacre Demon Diablos
★6
  • Legiana (New!)
  • Brachydios (New!)
  • Valphalk
  • Kirin
  • Rathalos
  • Mizutsune
  • Glavenus
★5
  • Barioth (New!)
  • Paolumu (New!)
  • Gammoth
  • Astalos
  • Rathian
  • Tigrex
  • Nargacuga
Dungeons:
  • Monster Hunter Collab
  • Monster Hunter Collab 2 (New!)
  • Multiplayer Monster Hunter Collab!
New Assist Evolutions:
  • Rathalos Flamesword
  • Kralice Rapier
  • Emperor Thundersword
  • Huge Tigrex Blade
  • Avidya Saber
  • Heaven Render
  • Glavenus Helldanova
  • Behemoth's Koto
  • Astalos Flashblaster
  • Dark Aurora
  • Magnastar Wil
  • Ivanus
  • Ivory Ice
  • Zvolta Annihilator
  • Thunderlord Shocker
  • Lumu Smasher I
  • Shattercryst+
  • Nergal Crusher
New Ultimate Evolutions:
  • Male Hunter, Brachydios X Gear
  • Male Hunter, Nergigante Alpha Gear
  • Female Hunter, Barioth X Gear
  • Female Hunter, Legiana Alpha Gear 
 

Puzzle & Dragons is a mobile gaming phenomenon that continues to see tremendous growth, featuring an addictive combination of puzzle, dungeon-crawling, and monster-collecting gameplay. In the game, players capture, collect, and evolve thousands of elemental monsters while incorporating quick thinking to chain combos and maximize the abilities and skills of their monsters. To date, Puzzle & Dragons has surpassed 62 million downloads worldwide and can be download from the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore.

For information on GungHo Online Entertainment America, visit www.gunghoonline.com . Fans can also follow the latest Puzzle & Dragons news on Facebook and Twitter.

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ABOUT CAPCOM

Capcom began in Japan in 1979 as a manufacturer and distributor of electronic game machines. In 1983 Capcom Co., Ltd. was founded and soon built a reputation for introducing cutting-edge technology and highly memorable franchises to the video game market. Now an industry leader in the video game industry for more than 30 years, Capcom's legacy of historic franchises in home and arcade gaming are testaments to an unparalleled commitment to excellence.

Building on its origins as a game machine manufacturer, Capcom is now involved in all areas of the video game industry and has offices in Osaka, Tokyo, California, Vancouver, England, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea.

Groundbreaking franchises like Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Devil May Cry®, Monster Hunter™, Ace Attorney® and the Mega Man® series set the standard in creative innovation, character development and unsurpassed gameplay. Guided by the idea of fostering a culture of entertainment, Capcom has consistently acted on this view by creating innovative and hugely popular games that push technical and creative limits.

A charter member of the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), Capcom develops products for all age groups and supports the programs and guidelines established by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).

ABOUT GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA

GungHo Online Entertainment America is a multiplatform publisher dedicated to delivering the best titles, content and support for the online gaming community. Established in 2012 and led by former Square Enix U.S.A. and XSEED Games executive Jun Iwasaki, GungHo Online Entertainment America is the US division of GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), an established Japanese publisher. GungHo Online Entertainment America's content partners include leading developers Grasshopper Manufacture, Game Arts, Acquire, and Gravity, all of which are subsidiaries of GOE. GungHo Online Entertainment America publishes and distributes network-oriented games for console, handheld, mobile, tablet, and MMO-style games for PC. GungHo Online Entertainment America is located in El Segundo, CA. For more information, visit www.gunghoonline.com .

©CAPCOM CO., LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

MEDIA CONTACT

GUNGHO ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA

Dakota Grabowski

Senior Business & Marketing Manager

[email protected]

Aaron Espinoza

B/HI for GungHo Online Entertainment America

[email protected]

310-694- 3106 x 2218