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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

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Available on:Nintendo 3DSFeb 13, 2015

Publisher: Capcom

Genres: Action, Adventure

In Monster Hunter™ 4 Ultimate you'll embark on an epic journey, traveling across a vast world hunting larger than life beasts as you search for the source of a mysterious virus. Travel with a caravan of fellow hunters and merchants as you make your way across multiple locales, each with its own unique look and feel in the largest Monster Hunter™ ever! This grand adventure will include hundreds of quests to take on a variety of extraordinary creatures that yield valuable resources used for weapons and equipment. Choose from 14 different weapon classes such as the Dual Blades or Gunlance, or try one of the new weapons classes, the agile Insect Glaive or the devastating Charge Blade. Craft hundreds of different armor sets, each with their own unique skills and stats as you become the ultimate hunter. But don't hunt alone! Form a party with up to three other friends locally or via the Nintendo Network to take on the fiercest foes together.

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Critic Reviews

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Bigger, better and more accessible than ever before - this will be the Monster Hunter to convert newcomers and keep the faithful happy, too.

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9 / 10.0

Just when you think the fight is over in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, the next challenger steps in and ups the level of competition for another satisfying round of combat and loot. Very few games can hook me in for 100 hours, but this installment adds enough new creatures, weapons, locations, and fighting moves to expand and reinvigorate my lust for the hunt.

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More accessible and more immediate than ever before, whether it's a hit or not Monster Hunter 4 is definitely the best of the series so far.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate doesn't offer much new beyond its predecessors, but it perfects so much of what they tried that it's undoubtedly the series' best, and among the best games on 3DS.

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3 / 10.0
Monster hunting games have always been a niche genre. Running around linear levels with limited combat gameplay to take down ferocious monsters is just tough. I could almost say it's as hard as roguelike game without the rogue. Monster Hunter has been a very difficult game to get into for the common gamer. It's hard, has a very high learning curve, and takes a lot of grinding

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