Trailer Promises Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate in March

Trailer Promises Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate in March

Bring down digital beasts with a Wii U, a 3DS, or both at once.

Listen up, monster hunters. I've seen how excited you get over new entries in Capcom's Monster Hunter series, so if you've been waiting with bated breath for news about Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate, this is your lucky day. In one fell swoop Capcom released a new trailer, confirmed Wii U/3DS connectivity, and dated the demo and full game for February and March 2013, respectively.

Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is an updated version of Monster Hunter Tri which reared its head on the Wii in 2010. In addition to new quests, new monsters, updated graphics, and all the standard tweaks you'd expect, the game offers a fairly innovative multiplayer system. Up to four players on either the Wii U or 3DS platforms can band together online to cleanse the world of all animal life, but 3DS owners can play locally as well. Additionally, one player can host a local session on the Wii U while three others join in with the 3DS version. Which player gets the TV probably depends on whose house it is - or perhaps who's bested the baddest beastie.

For those of you unfamiliar with the series, the setup goes something like this: You play as an adventurer tasked with bringing down the most fearsome creatures the natural world can throw at you. Completing quests and picking up loot allows you to tackle stronger monsters, and the cycle repeats.

A demo of the title will appear on February 21, while the full game will be available in both physical and digital forms on March 19 in North America and March 22 in Europe. Until then, now would be a good time to start rounding up your hunting posse. If you're going to get eaten by dinosaurs, at least give them a full meal.

Source: Monster Hunter Official Facebook Page

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Aw yeah.jpeg, I've stopped playing Tri in preparation of this. My body is ready.

huh?!? monster hunter maybe on other consoles?
oh wait 3ds and wii u
*goes back in the corner to cry*
why capcom, why? D:

Well I know someone who can't wait untill the gag reels hit youtube.

I'm looking forward to this so much. I played so much of MH2:FU on the PSP and loved every minute of it, being able to play on the Wii U either with a TV or the Gamepad is going to be epic! Thank you Capcom.

Capcom, why do you hate me so much? What did i do to deserve such hate from you. I just want to smash monsters in the face with a giant sword, is that so much to ask? But no, WiiU only.

Laurents van Cauwenberghe:
huh?!? monster hunter maybe on other consoles?
oh wait 3ds and wii u
*goes back in the corner to cry*
why capcom, why? D:

Got any more room in the corner? I'll bring my Tigrex plush.

This excites me so since I've been wanting to grab a MH title for when I get myself a Wii U.

Now all I need to do is decide whether or not to go for both versions.

Nice.

Don't know if it's worth buying a Wii U over though...

Damn it, being a gamer is hard D:

Why u no put it on PSVITA? SERIOUSLY>?!?!?!?111oneQQ

Mmm while I did enjoyed Tri but I soon find the game to be repetitive. Over 200 quests? More like 200 quests of either slaying or capturing the monsters!
Well either way it could be on my list of games to get if I bought a 3DS.

I still want to see that other 3DS game where you can rock climb and jump onto the monster back and slash its back.

Burst6:

Laurents van Cauwenberghe:
huh?!? monster hunter maybe on other consoles?
oh wait 3ds and wii u
*goes back in the corner to cry*
why capcom, why? D:

Got any more room in the corner? I'll bring my Tigrex plush.

Can we share?
captcha: orange juice
if you are willing to share you can come aswell
you made captcha sad you monsters!

Really guys? Do you NOT want my money?!

Okay so let me get this straight we get a watered down version called Tri(i call it watered down, because the amount of monsters we got was pathetic) and now japan is going to get MH4(summer in 2013) and we get this third ultimate(which requires a new system) and only adds a few more monsters from portable 3rd(japan only on psp). Screw you capcom i refuse to buy a new machine to play one of my favorite franchises, you could have sold the psp version and saved the new stuff to send mh4 over here.

Number of Monsters - Comparison with Previous Games
Mh3-ultimate(same as 3G)
3DS
December 10, 2011(japan)
2 years later NA gets it in march.
# Small Monsters: 22
# Large Monsters: 51
# Total Monsters: 73

Mhp3rd
PSP, eventually on PS3(japan)
December 1, 2010(japan)
# Small Monsters: 20
# Large Monsters: 40
# Total Monsters: 60

MH-Tri
WII
April 20, 2010
# Small Monsters: 17
# Large Monsters: 18
# Total Monsters: 35

There are more monsters, but this counts subspecies as extra monsters, when really they aren't too different. Not completely different monsters, same models, different textures, and maybe 1 or 2 new attack or element. Let not forget they even released MHp3 on PS3 meaning they could have at least used other consoles, but they decided to milk it for more money.
Edit: Damn you word wrap.

First thought: "Oooooooo. A new Monster Hunter game. Maybe this one will actually be on a console worth playing.

After reading the article: "Whelp... that's what *I* get for giving even the slightest bit of a damn..."

Finally, I can validate my purchase of a 3DS!
I have been waiting for a new monster hunter for AGES.

I enjoy Monster Hunter but I do find the difficulty curve incredibly exhausting. I think a flaw of the series is the expectation of grinding the monster you've just learnt to defeat by the skin of your teeth just to progress. And the fact you can easily spend 45mins trying to hunt a monster but fail and effectively just waste 45mins. Some people may think this is fine and fun. I don't.

Ah sweet! A new Monster Hunter! Oh I can't wait to- Awww it's on the Wii U!

Well. I'm sad now.

Daystar Clarion:
Nice.

Don't know if it's worth buying a Wii U over though...

Damn it, being a gamer is hard D:

I've been on the fence about buying a WiiU ... but i think this actually just sold me.

Well, that's one reason to buy a WiiU but one reason still isn't enough for me. Especially not willing to fork out for a last generation console right now.

Scarim Coral:
Mmm while I did enjoyed Tri but I soon find the game to be repetitive. Over 200 quests? More like 200 quests of either slaying or capturing the monsters!

I believe you have missed the point of Monster Hunter, my friend.

Well then, this is unexpected. Now I must get a 3ds. That Fire Emblem combo is looking nice right now

Let's again release a hardcore game on a platform that is mostly being bought by grandma's. It worked so well on the Wii right?

Nobody on the PC, 360 or PS3 has any interest in those kind of games as proven by Dark Souls, where taking down giant monsters was met with financial disaster!

Their next game will of course be released on the PSVita because that is how you get to the market that will enjoy your game!

Dear me...

1337mokro:

Their next game will of course be released on the PSVita because that is how you get to the market that will enjoy your game!

Dear me...

Not really monster hunter 4 is 3ds only atm

>The Wii(U) isn't worth buying because it doesn't have good exclusive games
>Several good exclusive games get announced for the Wii(U)
>Why would you release those exclusives on the Wii(U)?!?! Now I have to buy the console with good exclusives to play them, but I don't want since it's a bad console.

The Escapists. You guys will never disappoint me when Nintendo is in question.

I am a little confused to be honest. Can the 3DS version play online without the assistance of the WiiU? Granted, I'll end up buying it on release anyway, but still. It's one feature that the PSP MH games didn't have that I would not mind seeing.

Morbira:

Scarim Coral:
Mmm while I did enjoyed Tri but I soon find the game to be repetitive. Over 200 quests? More like 200 quests of either slaying or capturing the monsters!

I believe you have missed the point of Monster Hunter, my friend.

Yes I'm pretty sure the franchise isn't really for me if they are only compose of killing or capture the monsters. By all mean I still enjoyed it but I still like to have more varity when it come to the actual quests itself (and no don't asked me how they could expand from killing or capturing them).

D Moness:

1337mokro:

Their next game will of course be released on the PSVita because that is how you get to the market that will enjoy your game!

Dear me...

Not really monster hunter 4 is 3ds only atm

Their next game.

"Oh hey this looks interes...oh its WiiU/DS only? Ah well, off to better products."

I should always wait for the updated versions.

Tri was bit boring, and lacked features. I'll constantly be buying these for hope of one I'll enjoy. Hopefully playing one with dual thumbsticks with help.
If it still isn't for me...then I've always got God Eater for story incentive.

I'm getting a 3ds anyway for pokemon x and y, so i'l get ULTIMATE with it too.

then when the wii u goes down a notch in price i'l pick one up with ultimate n trade over my saves.

1337mokro:

D Moness:

1337mokro:

Their next game will of course be released on the PSVita because that is how you get to the market that will enjoy your game!

Dear me...

Not really monster hunter 4 is 3ds only atm

Their next game.

Uhm, do we have a different definition of next?

Their next game: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U and 3DS.

Ignoring that their next game is Monster Hunter 4 for 3DS.

Yopaz:

Uhm, do we have a different definition of next?

Their next game: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U and 3DS.

Ignoring that their next game is Monster Hunter 4 for 3DS.

Didn't you know it only counts as the next game when it is not made for a kiddiesystem >.>

Yopaz:

1337mokro:

D Moness:

Not really monster hunter 4 is 3ds only atm

Their next game.

Uhm, do we have a different definition of next?

Their next game: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for Wii U and 3DS.

Ignoring that their next game is Monster Hunter 4 for 3DS.

We apparently do :D

I meant the game AFTER the one on the Wii U. As in the next that is going to be developed.

Guess what, the 3DS version isn't even online, it's only cooperative. I can't buy this. How can I? I don't have friends to play with, I need the internet and matchmaking to make my friends for me!

 

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