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Monster Hunter 4 Has A Touch Of The Wild West

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As previously reported, one of Monster Hunter 4’s new features is that you now have a travelling base camp. You travel by caravan, and it seems your caravans are what transform into your camp. Concept art from the game’s official website gives us a look at this:

 

 

Don’t worry, though—just because there’s a more wild west look the caravans doesn’t mean that the Monster Hunter-style armour sets you’re familiar with will be gone. Capcom shared concept art of those, too:

 

 

 

And here’s concept art of some interiors:

 

 

 

And finally, some terrain shots and other kinds of environments:

 

 

Monster Hunter 4 will be released for the Nintendo 3DS in 2013. The game has been in development for about two years now. Capcom say this game has the most development staff assigned to it in the series’ history.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.