monster hunter frontier g
The new blood on the Frontier for Windows and 360… Class is in session!


From across the Pacific, Famitsu has recently published news of a new trailer video regarding the eagerly-awaited new beast-carving game from Capcom, now titled Monster Hunter Frontier G. In this video, a whole new monster has been unveiled, named “Anorupatisu”, with features similar to a sawtooth shark, cutting through an ice-covered body of water in the same predatory manner as any classic JAWS movie.

Able to both fly and swim, using what appears to be an icicle-based breath attack early on in the trailer, this upper-class monster seems to be one of a half-dozen massive predators that will challenge daring young hunters in numerous ways. This new monster also appears to have a rivalry/predatory relationship with another hulking beast in the arctic climates, shown with features similar to a bull seal, only with exaggerated tusks and a wicked slide.

The others run the course from a blazing sabretooth and new varieties of old favorites, all the way to a massive shen long that dominates the air with plasma. Outside of the video trailer in our source, there is other news, including a release date of April 17th. Capcom is also releasing a Premium Package on this title for both the Xbox 360 and Windows PC at a price point of 6090 yen ($65.66 USD), tax included. With this omake, there are a total of SIXTEEN different bonuses, including but not limited to a choice from a pair of longswords, hunting horns, bows, full armor sets, a special gem, and several in-game ticket and point bonuses. Exclusive to the bonus armor set is a special skill named “Kill Taste +1”, which activates after using a grindstone to enhance food use for 30 seconds, according to the available translation. More information on this title and these fearsome challenges will come with future articles.


Joel McCabe
Former Staff- Joel McCabe's first personal gaming experience was PITFALL for the Atari 2600 in 1984. Having owned or played on every US-released game console gives a wide history, ranging from fighters, to shooters, to strategy, to plaformers, to JRPG and beyond. Starting with Jumpman for the C-64, he has played games on PC occasionally for nearly 20 years. He currently owns a 360 and a 3DS.