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Monster Hunter Freedom
Oddly, monster hunting isn't this game's greatest strength
by Joao Diniz Sanches 22/5/2006
Product: Monster Hunter Freedom
Developer: In-house
Publisher: Capcom
Format: PSP
Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG
Players: 1-4
Networking: wireless (adhoc)
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Remember the Labour party's Respect Agenda? Blair's troops have since been too distracted looking for erroneously freed criminals and keeping tales of lusty secretaries off the front pages to bring consideration back into the community, but we think the solution lies elsewhere anyway.

Labour should instead invest John Prescott's salary in PSPs and copies of Monster Hunter for uncouth hoodlums. Because if you're looking for a practical lesson in the notion of respect, you could do a lot worse.

Granted, gearing up with swords, armour, and associated hunting paraphernalia before setting off to hack fire-breathing, limb-tearing creatures into barbecue-sized chunks is unlikely to be the approach Labour has in mind. ...
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Summary
Unlike the Labour party, Monster Hunter is flawed yet ultimately delivers on much of its promise
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 9
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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