Monster Hunter Tri Detailed For North American Release

Nintendo and Capcom released a ton of new details for their upcoming release Monster Hunter Tri at the Nintendo Summit today. Highlights include free online play, voice support (Wii-Speak), a bundle with classic controller for only $59.99, and a pre-order Monster Hunter Tri Points Card worth 500 Points ($5.00) available through Gamestop. The card can be used towards games in the Wii Shop or Nintendo DSi Shop channels.

Monster Hunter Tri will be released April 20th.

The full press release, below…

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Super Mario Galaxy 2, Metroid Other M, More Announced At Nintendo Summit

Nintendo announced a number of new release dates for upcoming releases, as well as pricing and release date for the DSi XL today at the Nintendo Summit in San Francisco.

  • The WiiWare remake of Cave Story will be released next month, March 22.
  • Metroid: Other M (Wii) will be released June 27.
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii) will be out May 23.
  • The DSi XL will retail for $189.99 and be out next month, March 28.
  • Sin & Punishment: Star Successor (Sin & Punishment 2, Wii) will be out June 7.
  • Picross 3D (DS) release date is May 3.
  • Dragon Quest IX (DS) will be out this summer (no specific date) and be published by Nintendo in North America.
  • Monster Hunter Tri (Wii) will be released April 20th. There is a bundle with the game and a classic controller for $59.99, which is a good deal considering the classic controller typically sells for $20 alone.

Lots of good stuff coming, sooner than expected, for the Wii and DS.