Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Video: Mario and Luigi felyne outfits in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is set to offer more Nintendo crossover goodness than players will know what to do with. The news-packed Nintendo Direct that streamed earlier today contained yet another trailer highlighting such a crossover: this time, it’s Mario and Luigi outfits for your *ahem* energetic little felyne companions. I’m admittedly not as much a fan of these as I am of the Isa...

Video: Hunt monsters as Samus Aran in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Capcom uploaded a video to YouTube today, showing off the latest Nintendo crossover equipment for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: this time it’s Samus from the Metroid series, in both Power and Zero suit varieties. A new ranged weapon resembling an oversize version of Samus’s arm cannon is also shown being used by the bounty hunter turned monster hunter. Nintendo fans should be very excited...

Video: Animal Crossing outfits for Felynes in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Back in July, Capcom confirmed that Link-inspired equipment would be included in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Now the developer has released a trailer showing off “outfits” for the player’s Felyne companions that resemble Isabelle and Resetti from the Animal Crossing series. They even make those distinctive Animal Crossing chattering sounds. How cute! Felynes are cat-like creatures...

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will not be region locked between Europe and North America

Good news from Capcom, as the highly anticipated Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’s online and offline multiplayer  will not be region locked between Europe and North America.  Online play will, however, be region locked between Japanese players and Europe, as well as North America. The main concern I had was that Capcom would restrict the online features due to Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate being deve...

Link-inspired weapons and armor confirmed for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Capcom has confirmed, via a post on their blog, that weapons and armor based on Link’s iconic appearance will make their way to Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for the Nintendo 3DS. If you watch the trailer above, you’ll see two hunters dressed as Link, one wielding the master sword and Hylian shield, the other the fully upgraded sacred bow from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. The Zelda-...

Post E3 London event impressions: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

Another round of punishment awaits. I was very surprised to find a playable demo of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate and this is the one title I wish I had more time with. I only had enough time to hunt one monster, so I thought, ‘let’s take on the cover star of Monster Hunter 4: Gore Magala.’ Now, the assistant at the demo station asked if I had played any of the previous games in the ...

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for 3DS confirmed for western release

Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be released on the Nintendo 3DS in the west in early 2015. In the video above, Producer Ryozo Tsujimoto makes the announcement and talks about various aspects of the game: “You can expect the biggest leap forward ever for the series,” he says. The game will appeal to experienced Monster Hunter players while attracting new players...