Cards Included, from Capcom itself
The "Monster Hunter" series is a hunting action game that pits players against giant monsters in a beautiful natural environment. The series has sparked a social craze known as the "Monster Hunter Phenomenon" by introducing a new kind of communication style for players through cooperative play focused on hunting monsters with their friends. The series, first released in 2004 as a home video game, has been a massive hit. Next year marks the tenth anniversary of the launch of the franchise. Growth in sales is continuing with the number of committed fans still rising and total sales of the series surpassing 26 million units to date (as of October 15, 2013).