Nintendo released a handy guide video that gives Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate players some practical tips for their playthrough. Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate came out in North America for both Wii U and 3DS in March 2013.
Kit and Krystal from Nintendo Minute interviews their special guest, Capcom Online Community Specialist Yuri, on Ultimate and get some pretty helpful tips for players just starting the game. You can learn everything from how and where to gather herbs for healing to which weapon type to choose from in the beginning. The video is posted below so you can reference it at your leisure.