Capcom's best-selling fantasy action RPG series Monster Hunter
will be making the leap to the iPhone in Japan this June with spin-off title Monster Hunter: Dynamic Hunting
As reported by Japanese gaming news site Andriasang
, the new title focuses exclusively on touchscreen-controlled battles with familiar monsters from the series.
Players will use series of taps and swipes to attack, evade, defend and use items from a third-person, over-the-shoulder perspective, as shown in a short video demo posted by Famitsu
Last year's Monhan Diary Mobile Felyne Village
, a social-focused mobile phone spin-off for the Monster Hunter
series, attracted over a million players
roughly two months after its August launch.
The latest entry in the main Monster Hunter series, PSP's Monster Hunter Freedom 3
, shipped 4 million units in its first month
, contributing to series sales of more than 17 million since the series' 2004 debut on the PS2.