Alpha Unit's Monster Finder, the first Nintendo DSi-only retail game announced for the platform, looks like it may have been picked up by Konami, due to arrive stateside early next year.

According to a listing from online game rental outfit GameFly, spotted by Siliconera, Monster Hunter will be published by Konami in January 2010, likely the first DSi-only game to hit North American store shelves. As previously reported, the game uses the Nintendo DSi's built-in cameras to snap pictures of collectible beasts in the vein of Pokemon and Sony's PSP game Invizimals.

Monster Finder [GameFly via Siliconera]