(Japan) More Monster Hunter 4 Screenshots

Friday, June 28th, 2013

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The official Japanese Monster Hunter 4 website has updated with a number of new screenshots! Some show off the new volcanic area, but a lot depict some of the new monsters to be appearing in the game. So let’s take a look!

First we’ll take a look at a couple of the new areas. Most of these screenshots are in Monster Hunter 4’s equivalent of the Volcano, so make sure you pack your cool drinks! These new areas look really cool, and you can see the hunter climbing around the rocks in one of the images.

Monster Hunter 4 MH4 Screens - Volcanic Terrain 4
MH4 Screens - Volcanic Terrain 2 MH4 Screens - Volcanic Terrain 6
MH4 Screens - Volcanic Terrain 5 MH4 Screens - Volcanic Terrain 3
MH4 Screens - Volcanic Terrain MH4 Screens - Volcano

Next we have the mighty flying wyvern, the Gravios, which has been around since the  very first Monster Hunter.

MH4 Screens - Bone Dragon

MH4 Screens - Bone Dragon 5 MH4 Screens - Bone Dragon 3
MH4 Screens - Bone Dragon 4 MH4 Screens - Bone Dragon 2

And now we have a similar-looking wyvern that lives in a forested area, which is in fact the juvenile of the Gravios, the Basarios. The first image shows it shooting out posion.

MH4 Screens - Moss Dragon 4 MH4 Screens - Moss Dragon 1
MH4 Screens - Moss Dragon 2 MH4 Screens - Moss Dragon 3

This bird wyvern is known as the Iodrome, and is capable of both poisoning and pinning the hunter.

MH4 Screens - Bird Wyvern Pin MH4 Screens - Bird Wyvern
MH4 Screens - Bird Wyvern Purple MH4 Screens - Bird Wyvern 2

To end on an awesome note, here we have the elder dragon Teostra, making a return from the second generation of Monster Hunter games. It reminds me of a chimera, and I’m really looking forward to fighting it.

MH4 Screens - Chimera MH4 Screens - Chimera Fir
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No Western release date has been announced yet, but Monster Hunter 4 will release in Japan on the 14th of September. Here’s hoping to a localisation announcement some time soon!