It's another year, which means another new version of Capcom's Monster Hunter. In true Capcom form, not much has changed since Monster Hunter 3, but what new additions (and subtractions) there are make for a smoother, more enjoyable experience overall.
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is just a couple days from release in the west—February 13, the same day New Nintendo 3DS launches—so Capcom released a new trailer to prepare everyone for the hunting action to come after the jump.
Capcom recently posted a story trailer for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, setting the stage with a mysterious virus that's causing monsters to go berserk. The Nintendo 3DS game launches in North America and Europe on February 13, just in time for New Nintendo 3DS, and you can see what kicks it all off in the video after the jump.
Capcom released a new English Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate video detailing the Palico system. Felynes brave enough to join hunters on quests are known as Palicos, and you can see how they work, from customization to hunting, after the jump.
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.