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Monster Hunter X (or Monster Hunter Generations, as it's known in the West) has been a huge success on 3DS with over 4 million copies sold, and Capcom is looking to capitalize on that success with Monster Hunter XX. The upcoming version of the game (which is pronounced "Double Cross") features new hunting styles and techniques, new ares to explore, new monsters to conquer, and more. Capcom has released a huge batch of screenshots and artwork for XX, and you can check it all out by clicking below!

Nintendo has always treated hacking as a serious matter. While it isn't incredibly difficult to mod their systems, the company is still looking to make sure their devices aren't tampered with in the hands of consumers. To ensure this, they've now partnered with HackerOne to give money to hackers in exchange for finding unknown security issues within the Nintendo 3DS system.

Hit the jump for more info!

The Wii U isn't the only system getting some new games today. Demon's Crest, Capcom's 1994 Super Nintendo classic, is available exclusively on the New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console right now. In Demon's Crest, you play as a red demon named Firebrand as he attempts to collect the six Crests necessary to summon the Crest of Infinity, granting the holder infinite power. Firebrand once had all six Crests, yet lost them in an ambush by a demon named Phalanx. It's up to you to help Firebrand reclaim these mighty Crests and stop Phalanx from becoming the ruler of the realms.

Demon's Crest is available right now for $7.99. I personally didn't know much about this game before writing this article, but after researching it a bit, I think I'll be picking it up, albeit on the Wii U. How does Demon's Crest sound to you? Will you be purchasing this one?

Pokémon Sun and Moon are off to a hot start around the globe. The twin games shipped in record-breaking quantities, and early sales show that this was justified. The 3DS exclusives broke the record for the biggest launch in Nintendo history in both Europe and the Americas, and they've quickly reached a milestone in the former. According to Nintendo of Europe, Pokémon Sun and Moon sold over 2.1 million copies in that region in just 12 days. Analyst Daniel Ahmad puts their global sales total at over 8 million already.

Dragon Ball: Fusions recently launched in North America (three weeks ahead of schedule), but gamers in other parts of the world (except Japan) are still waiting to get their hands on the 3DS exclusive. Unfortunately, that wait is going to last a couple more months. Developer Bandai Namco Entertainment announced today that Dragon Ball: Fusions will launch in Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and Asia on February 17th, 2017. Hopefully it's worth the wait.

The weekly software and hardware sales numbers from Japan are in, courtesy of Media Create, and long-awaited RPG Final Fantasy XV is top dog. Pokémon Sun and Moon enjoyed two weeks at the top, but Final Fantasy XV sold just under 700,000 units at launch to knock the twin 3DS games down to number two. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS came in third, followed by Watch Dogs 2 and rounding out the top five with All Kamen Rider: Rider Revolution.

In hardware, PlayStation 4 saw a massive sales boost this week, jumping from just under 34,000 to over 110,000 units sold. 3DS, Vita, and Wii U all saw sales increases as well, but Sony's console easily topped the charts. You can check out the full breakdown by clicking below.

A largely popular aspect of Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver was the ability to let your Pokémon walk behind you. Since then, fans have requested the return of this feature. Unfortunately, Game Freak has not talked about bringing the follower Pokémon back, but new data discovered in Pokémon Sun and Moon may suggest that the company thought of it making a return. KazoWAR on Twitter found that each creature in the game has a low-polygon count model with walking and running animations. This seems to suggest it's possible that we may see this feature return in either an update or the potential upcoming Pokémon Stars game.

About a week ago we reported on a glitch in Pokémon Sun and Moon involving the moves Parting Shot and Memento. Game Freak is working on a fix for that bug, but now they have another one to deal with. If a Pokémon is attacked while holding a Rocky Helmet, the item deals damage to the attacker, making it possible for both Pokémon to faint. If this happens and neither trainer has any remaining Pokémon, the victory is supposed to go to the attacker, but right now the reverse happens during Battle Spot battles. Game Freak is aware of the issue and they're currently investigating to find out what the problem is.

Update: The QR code for Europe and Australia is now available.

Original: A new distribution event has gone live for the Pokémon Sun and Moon games earlier today, coinciding with the North American premieres of Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel and Pokémon the Series: Sun and Moon on Disney XD. Trainers of the Alola Region can now receive the Mythical Pokémon Magearna by using the games' QR Scanner feature for its dedicated QR code.

After scanning the code, you can pick up Magearna at the antiques shop in Hau'oli City's mall, provided you have beaten the main story first. Read on after the jump for more details and the Magearna QR code itself!

Aside from all the new footage from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, my personal highlight of The Game Awards this year was getting to see the awesome new Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment trailer from Yacht Club Games. The developers have been hard at work on getting Specter Knight's campaign ready to go, and if a recent blog post about the upcoming content is anything to go off of, Specter of Torment is going to be one heck of a ride.

Head inside for more details, plus an extended version of the newest trailer!

Square Enix's 3DS remake of Dragon Quest VII was a hit on 3DS back in 2013, prompting the developer to give the same treatment to Dragon Quest VIII. The former recently launched in the West, and Square Enix is planning to bring the latter to North America and Europe on January 20th, 2017. In the meantime, Nintendo UK has just released a new trailer that highlights the game's story. You can check it out by clicking below!

Pokémon Sun and Moon finally launched two weeks ago, and gamers across the globe have been enjoying the lush world of Alola and the new creatures within it. This was the major discussion segment on this week's episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia, and we love these games. Check out the video above for our full thoughts on the good, the bad, and the ugly in these new games, or keep reading below for a brief, brief summary.

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have been distributing mythical, legendary, and event-only Pokémon all year long as part of the celebration of the franchise's 20th anniversary. Arceus was distributed earlier in the year, but if you missed out, you've got a second chance. Arceus is once again being distributed in sixth generation games in North America and Europe. Hit the jump for the details!

Shovel Knight was released in 2014 to much praise, and many fans have been asking for a sequel since its release. Now, Yacht Club has shown off a trailer for their brand new expansion to the game, Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, which is a prequel to the original game. The trailer focuses on the new playable character, Specter Knight, a boss from the main story of Shovel Knight, jumping through the classic retro-styled levels that the original game was known for. You can check out the trailer after the jump.

Nintendo and The Pokémon Company have been distributing mythical, legendary, and event-only Pokémon all year long as part of the celebration of the franchise's 20th anniversary, and this month's giveaway is Meloetta. If you want to add the Melody Pokémon to your team, you can do so over the internet via the games' built-in Mystery Gift feature. This event Meloetta is level 100 with the moves Quick Attack, Confusion, and Round, and it will be available to download until December 24th.