Monster Hunter 3 (tri-) will be hitting shelves across Japan on the 1st of August. The game will be available standalone or bundled with the Nintendo Wii in the Monster Hunter 3 (tri-) special pack, the first time a third party game has been bundled with the Wii.
Capcom has a number of special preview events planned for July where eager Monster Hunter fans can get a little hands-on time with the game before its release. The Monster Hunter Festa '09 will also be held in August to celebrate the popular series.
You can find out more about the game at the official Japanese Monster Hunter Tri website, which has been updated with new information, screens of monsters, areas, weapons and game modes.