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Best Nintendo 3DS Games – #15 Monster Hunter Generations

Developer: Capcom

Release Date: July 15, 2016

Synopsis: In many ways, Monster Hunter Generations is identical to what came before it. The same weapon types from Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate return alongside a new mode that lets you play as a Felyne (a cat creature). It also introduces Hunter Arts, which are powerful abilities that must be charged before they can be used, and Hunting Styles, which vary the types of attacks your different weapons can perform. Though not dramatically distinct from the games that came before it, why fix what isn’t broken?

Why It’s One of the Best Nintendo 3DS Games: Don’t mess with excellence. Capcom understands this well, so they gave the piles of Monster Hunter fans with 3DSes something they already knew they loved, just with some more bits and bobs to mess with to add to the technical strategy of play. And it worked. Some may have been disappointed that Monster Hunter Generations was more of the same and didn’t surprise anyone. But in the waning years of the Nintendo 3DS, Generations is a testament to what the system can handle well.

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