Games Review: Monster Hunter Freedom Unite

PSP, £24.99

So big in Japan that there are cafés exclusively for fans to turn up and play the game, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite may prove a step too far for any European gamers without the dedication of their Asian cousins. Players are challenged to undertake a role-playing quest, with action that spans more than 500 hours of gameplay. It’s easy to get lost in the title’s intricacies while hunting the dazzling array of monsters, though rookies should beware the steep learning curve.