The game puts players in the role of a young male or female protagonist who longs to become a “Rider” and travel the world beyond their village. In doing so, they’ll visit various Monster Hunter-esque locations and fight using both their own equipment friendly monsters referred to as “Otomon” in turn-based battles. Read up more here.
Monster Hunter Stories is due out for 3DS in Japan in 2016.
Watch the footage below. If you missed it, catch two new trailers here.