Thursday, July 19, 2018
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Capcom is offering $70K for proof of monsters


Posted on Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 | Comment icon 23 comments

The Mongolian Death Worm is one of the creatures on the list. Image Credit: PD - Wikimedia Commons
The video game developer and publisher is looking for evidence that monsters exist in the real world.
As part of its promotional campaign for the release of new game 'Monster Hunter: World', Capcom has teamed up with cryptozoologist Jon Downes to come up with a list of real-life monster legends.

A prize of $70,000 is on offer to anyone who can prove that any one of these is actually real.

"Speaking to the world's leading real-life monster hunter, Jon Downes, we were inspired to re-open investigations into a select list of top 10 beasts, setting a huge bounty to really encourage people to get back out hunting for evidence," said Capcom's Senior PR Manager Laura Skelly.

The list of eligible creatures includes Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, the Mongolian Death Worm, the Chupacabra, the flying snake of Namibia, the Yeti, the Yowie and the Cornish Owlman.

"Much like in the new Monster Hunter: World game, we thought it was only right that the scale of the reward fit the task at hand," Skelly wrote in the press release.

Source: Comicbook.com | Comments (23)

Tags: Capcom, Monsters

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #14 Posted by Sir Wearer of Hats on 30 January, 2018, 20:17
Because we already know unicorns exist, they just got fat and we now call them Rhinoceros.
Comment icon #15 Posted by Orphalesion on 30 January, 2018, 21:14
That...I don't even....I AM NOT FAT! Yeah I know that the monoceros of the Greeks, the origin of the unicorn myth was actually a fanciful record of the Indian rhino (which actually really only has one horn, unlike the African one with its two). But we also know Nessie was a prop, Bigfoot was a guy in a suit and mermaids were manatees
Comment icon #16 Posted by _KB_ on 30 January, 2018, 22:16
* Takes a camera points it at a random group of people, takes picture "Where's my money?"
Comment icon #17 Posted by Piney on 30 January, 2018, 22:41
Comment icon #18 Posted by Jon the frog on 30 January, 2018, 22:46
Sophia is enough to get my 70k...
Comment icon #19 Posted by Jon the frog on 31 January, 2018, 1:35
She's a monster !
Comment icon #20 Posted by Klownzilla on 31 January, 2018, 1:55
Wow! No ex wife or in-law jokes yet. I'm impressed :-D
Comment icon #21 Posted by Podo on 31 January, 2018, 17:05
Monster hunter fans are mostly pasty-skinned scrubs. They're gunna die in the wilds looking for monsters.
Comment icon #22 Posted by TripGun on 31 January, 2018, 17:13
Blanka didn't make this list? Nice Capcom...
Comment icon #23 Posted by Piney on 31 January, 2018, 17:37
Darwinism at work.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

6233485
264614
176123

 
Telescope receives upgrade, exceeds Hubble
7-18-2018
Adaptive optics technology has now made it possible for ground telescopes to take extremely sharp images.
Your earliest memory may be fake, study claims
7-18-2018
Scientists maintain that our earliest memories could not have happened the way we remember them.
New geological era named the Meghalayan Age
7-18-2018
Scientists have announced that the last 4,200 years of Earth's history have been given an official name.
Twelve new moons discovered around Jupiter
7-17-2018
The discovery means that the gas giant has a total of 79 moons - more than any other planet in the solar system.
Featured Videos
Gallery icon 
Spinning a record to pieces
Posted 7-15-2018 | 0 comments
The Slo Mo Guys attempt another intriguing slow motion experiment with old vinyl records.
 
Pearlfish's gross hiding spot
Posted 7-8-2018 | 1 comment
A pearlfish finds a particularly unappealing place to hide on the ocean floor.
 
What jobs will flourish in the future ?
Posted 7-5-2018 | 2 comments
Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku predicts which jobs will be important in the future.
 
Skunked
Posted 7-1-2018 | 0 comments
Coyote Peterson meets a rather adorable skunk - but can he avoid getting sprayed ?
 
Magic spelling
Posted 6-27-2018 | 0 comments
Michael and Dianna check out Jim Steinmeyer's 'Nine Card Speller' magic trick.
 
 View: More videos
Stories & Experiences
Huge black triangle UFO
6-13-2018 | Mt Maunganui New Zealand
 
Ghastly intuition
6-13-2018 | Bay Area CA
 
A haunted... desk?
6-13-2018 | Peoria, Illinois
 
Mystery bristle brush
5-9-2018 | Whittier, U.S.A.
 
Dreams and clues to the future
3-31-2018 | Philippines and Germany
 
Black cloaked figure
3-31-2018 | Carlisle, Cumbria, England
 
Three knocks
3-8-2018 | Canada
 
Two shadows of me
3-8-2018 | Bellflower, LA
 
I think I know what I saw
3-5-2018 | Near Sultan, Washington
 
Ghost, or something else ?
3-5-2018 | Ohio, USA
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2018
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ