3DS reaction to Monster Hunter Stories art style

It’s a great time to be a 3DS owner now, as Nintendo and Capcom have just announced that they are bringing even more Monster Hunter love for JPRG fans.

Now, Monster Hunter Stories for 3DS is on the way, a spin-off game that will provide a brand new art-style. It looks like Capcom are going down the ‘cartoon’ style of RPG, meaning that they may be looking to pull in a younger target audience this time around.

The Monster Hunter Stories 3DS release date is set for sometime in 2016, but you may be surprised to find out that the game has actually been in development for five years.


That means that this game was secretly in development at the same time as Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate which may shock some of you.

As usual, the game will be marketed towards release in Japan next year, but we wouldn’t be surprised with the art-style if Capcom are thinking that this could be their new ticket to success in the west.

The question is: Do you like this new art-style of Monster Hunter Stories or do you prefer the old one? Remember, it’s a spin-off title in the series so it’s refreshing to see Capcom trying something bold for once – shame they couldn’t do that with Breath of Fire 6 on home consoles instead of mobile.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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