Capcom came through as promised with a special Nintendo Direct presentation focused on Monster Hunter 4G, revealing a new collaboration in the process. This one is particularly awesome, because it lets you play as Samus from Metroid in special sidequest DLC. Hit the jump for more.
Nintendo has some Monster Hunter 4G info to share this week, with a Nintendo Direct presentation planned for Japan. The stream kicks off on Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00pm Japan Time, which lines up with 7:00am Eastern /4:00am Pacific on October 8 if you want to get up early (or stay up late) to watch it yourself. More after the jump.
Both Capcom and Marvelous are working together in a bid to “start collaborating in more new business fields,” and their first stab at doing so is launching Monster Hunter Spirits, a card game machine in Japan that’s meant to expand the appeal of Monster Hunter into the younger market of Japan. Hit the jump for more!
Capcom shared the opening movie for Monster Hunter 4G, which is coming to Nintendo 3DS in Japan on October 11 and then making its way west in early 2015 as Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. See how the monster hunting action kicks off after the jump.
Last week we posted about a Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate collaboration that puts your Palico in Sonic the Hedgehog gear. That's not all Felynes will be dressing up as, because Capcom also outlined plans to mix them in with the quaint world of Animal Crossing. Hit the jump for a trailer and more.
In Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate you'll be able to deck out your Palico—AKA a Felyne that goes on a hunt with you—just like Sonic the Hedgehog. As announced at Tokyo Game Show, the special armor is coming to the 3DS entry, and will also be available when it hits North America and Europe in early 2015. Hit the jump for more.
Capcom announced a collector's edition for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, which will be available alongside the game's early 2015 launch in North America. The set packs a copy of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate with an exclusive Gore Magala figure, Felyne in Gore Magala armor pin, Monster icon lanyard, and cleaning cloth, all in a blue supply item box. Pics and more past the break.
If you really, really, reeeeeeally like Monster Hunter and have a lot of disposable income, Capcom has a statue just for you. To commemorate the series 10th anniversary, Capcom is unleashing a 24 karat gold Felyne statue decked out in Rathalos armor. Hit the jump for more.
Link's equipment from The Legend of Zelda series was introduced to Monster Hunter 4 in Japan last year, but Capcom didn't provide any details on its inclusion in the western release at the time. Now it's been confirmed for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, and you can see some of Link's signature gear after the jump.
Monster Hunter 4G (Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate) is getting a special limited edition release in Japan exclusive to the e-Capcom store. The set packs a copy of the game, a set of four figures with bonus gear, and ten random Mon'nyan Party mini-mascots. Pics and more past the break.
Monster Hunter fans in Japan will be able to get their hands on Capcom's beefed-up Monster Hunter 4G—which is coming to the west as Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate—at this year's Tokyo Game Show. Capcom announced plans to bring a playable version to the event, which takes place from September 18-21. Hit the jump for more.
Here's some more action out of this morning's Japanese third-party Nintendo Direct presentation. This one concerns Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (Monster Hunter 4G), which has a new trailer showing monsters both old and new, along with some interspersed cinematics. See that and more on the Japanese release date after the jump.