Ahoy hoy, everybody!

In my spots of spare-time between doing the comic (when I really should be writing, or practicing my acrylics and pastels) this weekend I’ve been playing copious amounts of Monster Hunter 4 on my New 3DS. I’m going to summarize it in general here, before picking out the fun bits that I really enjoy:

Is it worth getting? Yes.

Why? It’s a fun, action-packed romp where you get to fight dinosaurs in hand-to-hand combat.

How different is it from other Monster Hunter games? Not very. As much as any Monster Hunter game differs from another. Although it has maybe one or two more gimmicks that do offer some interesting strategic choices. read more