The word “compelling” apparently gets thrown around gaming a lot these days (though to be fair I’ve seen more people make fun of the word compelling than use it) but the word that I would use to describe Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is rewarding. As a game it is proof of all the sayings that our parents used when we were growing up in order to illustrate that with work and patience comes reward.
Taking place seven years after the original Castlevania, this installment takes a rather large departure from what fans knew from the first title. Simon is on a pilgrimage to visit his family’s resting place and meets a lady that tells him that Dracula has placed a curse on the Belmont family (bummer). Unlike the first title, Simon’s Quest is more of an adventure title than action oriented – Si