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One of the most strikingly beautiful titles ever developed for the Wii, Monster Hunter Tri depicts a living, breathing ecosystem where man co-exists with the fantastic beasts that roam both the dry land and the brand new sub-aqua environment - a first for the series.

Living the life of a hunter need never be a solitary experience with the option of split-screen mode where two players can hunt co-operatively or form a team of up to four hunters via the game’s custom online Wi-Fi mode. Even solo players do not have to face Monster Hunter Tri’s challenging quests alone as they will be ably accompanied by Cha-Cha, an AI hunting partner whose skills will prove invaluable. New items, weapons and armour sets will be also available to assist the hunters as they embark on the most epic Monster Hunter adventure to date.

Laurent Fischer, Managing Director, Marketing & PR, Nintendo of Europe, commented “The popularity of the Monster Hunter franchise in Japan is undeniable and the Day 1 shipment number indicates that the release of Monster Hunter Tri on Wii will be another major hit for the series. We are therefore really excited that Capcom is bringing this title to Europe so the Wii audience here can also experience the thrill of the hunt. “

Visitors to this month’s GamesCom - taking place in Cologne, Germany from the 19th-23rd August - will be the first to sample a localised version of the title on Capcom’s stand as it makes its debut to a western audience. GamesCom attendees will have the opportunity to play the same game that took last year’s Tokyo Game Show by storm, with queues that stretched around Capcom’s stand so long they nearly shut down the show; eager gamers waited in excess of two hours to play.

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Posted by James Newton

A tri-umph

Monster Hunter Tri has a lot resting on its broad warrior’s shoulders. An online-enabled, unashamedly hardcore title for Wii with huge amounts of advertising and hype behind it, anything less than a critical and commercial success would be a huge blow...

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User Comments (34)

Dynetheous

#1

Dynetheous said:

I read about this in nintendo power and didn't say much about the game. This looks like a awsome game and hopefully this game is better than monster hunter G, which was a awsome game. Any ways I hope this game is bigger than monster hunter G, and has more weapon and armor possibilties.

Archy

#2

Archy said:

I played the demo and this is going to be far better than it's predecessors, yes even better than Frontier (the Monster Hunter MMO). One big thing that I am excited about is the multiplayer splitscreen.

edofthe209

#3

edofthe209 said:

This has gotta be the single best looking Wii game, graphically speaking. Show that jerk at TellTale THIS and tray and still say the Wii is underpowered.

Shmavey

#6

Shmavey said:

This game is going to be awesome! (as long as they dont charge online subscription fees).

pixelman

#11

pixelman said:

@geek-master: You can play the game either offline by yourself or online with friends. It's the same either way, except that quests become easier with more people playing.

@EliPro: The Wii is a less powerful system. But this does look gorgeous. :O

MmBuddha

#13

MmBuddha said:

I'm almost nervous about this, because I desperately want it to be incredible. I've heard mixed things. Some import reviews I've read (although all from websites I have very little trust in) seemed to say it was good, but they weren't exactly raving, but then Famatsu gave it 40/40, which they've only awarded 12 other times in their 20+ year history. What to make of this confusing intel...

jonas

#19

jonas said:

this is soo good i,m buying this right away this is AWESOME!!!!!!!

James

#23

James said:

It's only two-player offline, online it's maximum four players per quest :)

motang

#24

motang said:

This game kinda reminds me of FF XI, looking forward to playing when I get my delivery!

Lyla

#31

Lyla said:

completely addicting i can leave it alone though some guys are creepers a guy asked me to be his g/f WEIRD

GammaGames

#32

GammaGames said:

i got it, and its insanely fun. I have 2 hr, and i already made myself a bowgun :D I kinda jumped into multiplayer right after my first quest in single-player. I like making pitfalls and then standing in them waiting for a monster to charge at me

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