Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Wii U

  • Publisher: Capcom
  • Release Date: Mar 19, 2013
  • Also On: 3DS
User Score
8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 307 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 35 out of 307
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  1. Dec 17, 2013
    7
    This game blows your mind with incredible monsters and environments, but it has one serious downfall. The text on the screen is hardly readable. This made starting the adventure difficult and unenjoyable for a first timer like myself with this. The small town area is also difficult to navigate, but once you begin to master things, this game really opens up.
  2. May 24, 2014
    6
    Nothing entirely clicks and there's just too much boredom. Everything related to the town and menus are enough to put me to sleep. Battles are alright, control a little stiff but i can see what they were going for i guess. You can get quite a few hours out of the game even if you don't love it though.
  3. Nov 16, 2013
    7
    Good fun, but lets be honest, these are PS2 graphics at best, very average, but the gameplay is very solid and overall it's a fun co-op RPG. The 3DS link feature is awesome, very cool.
  4. Jan 26, 2015
    7
    Pros:
    + Online Multiplayer (it makes this game)
    + Great monster design
    + super deep game
    + tons of weapons, items, upgrades
    + item crafting
    + 3DS/Wii U communication

    Cons:
    - single player is bland
    - map broken into small pieces and loading screens
    - grind, grind, grind
    - showing age
Metascore
82

Generally favorable reviews - based on 55 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 46 out of 55
  2. Negative: 0 out of 55
  1. Jun 8, 2013
    88
    If you’re looking for something deep and significant, something that will eat away 100+ hours of your gaming life and still offer more, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is here and waiting.
  2. May 27, 2013
    70
    It’s a game for the fans and genre veterans, who will find hours worth of fun in this title with which to consume their lives. Everyone else though, might be happier getting their RPG kicks from a different source.
  3. May 14, 2013
    80
    An excellent old school RPG with attractive well worked-out crafting along with the entertaining monster hunting, which makes sense even for Monster Hunter Tri owners and fans as a legitimate "new edition" because it has plenty of new content. However, you may criticize here and there in-game camera troubles and strong storyline absence.