Even though the most adamant players have moved onto Monster Hunter Generations, I've been playing Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate (MH4U) for the Nintendo 3DS for the better part of 2016.
If you're new to the Monster Hunter formula, the name really says it all. You are a "hunter" in a world inhabited by very large, mostly dinosaur-like creatures known as "monsters." You are given missions (or "quests") that generally entail going after one or more of these creatures. If you fall in battle three times, you lose. If you exceed the quest time limit, you lose. But if you manage to eke out a victory, you're on top of the world.Read More