All right, here’s the monster meat we’ve been waiting for—nearly 20 minutes of direct feed footage of Monster Hunter 4 with producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and director Kaname Fujioka. As reported earlier today, the game has online multiplayer over the Internet, which Capcom demonstrate at a TGS stage event.



A rundown of our past Monster Hunter 4 coverage, in case you need to catch up:

Monster Hunter 4 Makes Monsters Smarter And Terrain Aware

New Monster Hunter 4 Beast Wants To Monkey Around

Monster Hunter 4 Has A Touch Of The Wild West

Monster Hunter 4 Has Multiple Villages

New Monster Hunter 4 Weapon Revealed

From Bow To Twin Swords, Here Are Monster Hunter 4′s Twelve Weapons

How Jump Attacks Will Revolutionize The Hunt in Monster Hunter 4


Monster Hunter 4 will be released in March 2013 for the Nintendo 3DS. Right around its release, North America and Europe will get Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. Both versions of 3 Ultimate will be cross-compatible for multiplayer, and the Wii U version will have online play.

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