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E3 2016 – Monster Hunter Generations Lets You Play as a Felyne and More

Earlier this year, Nintendo announced that the newest instalment in Capcom’s action-RPG series Monster Hunter will be making its way to Western audiences this summer. Ahead of its July launch, E3’s Nintendo Treehouse Live saw the producers behind Monster Hunter Generations discuss some of the newest additions to the latest entry in the world of the Hunter. You can see the video below.

As the newest game in the franchise, Monster Hunter Generations will feature “new areas, new story and of course new monsters.” Nintendo also mentioned that Generations will place a greater focus on customisation than previous games. Players can now choose between four ‘Hunting Styles’ to match their playstyle, which carry different Hunter Arts to act as super moves to aid your battles with beasts. According to a demo shown during the Treehouse episode, hunting styles include the Ariel Style, Guild Style, Adept Style and Striker Style.

It was also mentioned that Generations will offer players the chance to play as a member of the series’ charming cat-race, the Felynes, in Generations.

The demo overlooked 4-player co-op battle against the Bird Wyvern, ‘Malfestio.’ Amongst a flurry of attacks, the new ‘confusion’ status was discussed. When players become confused, their controls are reversed, increasing the difficulty of battles significantly. You can see the demo below.

It also appears that players who opt to play as a Felyne character (named Prowler Mode in Monster Hunter Generations) will have unlimited stamina, as was demonstrated in the gameplay showcase. Whilst ordinary hunters require hot and cold drinks to maintain their strength in some locations, it was revealed that Prowlers can venture into any environment without being affected by the elements.

Originally released in Japan last year as Monster Hunter X, the game is set for Western release on July 15 2016 for the 3DS. A new trailer was also shared during Nintendo’s E3 showcase, showing a variety of new ‘deviant monsters’ that will appear in Generations to test the mettle of wandering hunters.


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Charlie is a platforming romantic from England, that still speaks in a fashion that died with the Elizabethan era. Having been gaming since the days of Crash Bandicoot, he champions the Playstation, and is only a little bit embarassed that Super Mario Land keeps spelling his defeat.