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Monster Hunter Rise

In a recent interview with Nikkei, Capcom president Haruhiro Tsujimoto shared some tidbits about the upcoming Switch title Monster Hunter Rise. He spoke about how the coronavirus pandemic set development of the game back almost a month, discussed some of the game’s new elements, and how the company expects the title to sell.

Nintendo Everything’s translation of his full statement can be found below.

Monster Hunter Rise

Monster Hunter Rise will have its fairy share of customization. In a video posted on the series’ official Twitter account today, we’re able to see the character creatures for the Palamute, Palico, and hunter.

Here’s the full video:

Monster Hunter Rise

Capcom has prepared a new gameplay video for Monster Hunter Rise that showcases the Great Sword with two Palamutes. The bird wyvern Aknosom, which is located in the Shrine Ruins, is also featured.

Here’s the video:

Resident Evil 3: Cloud Version

Thanks to today’s announcements of Control and Hitman 3, cloud versions of popular games are starting to become more prominent on Switch. However, cloud games aren’t entirely new to the platform. Capcom offered Resident Evil 7 on Switch through the streaming technology, though it was only offered in Japan.

Another Resident Evil game based on the cloud could be making its way to Switch. A logo for Resident Evil 3: Cloud Version has been found on the site the Switch takes you to to play Control. Interestingly, it has now been removed.

Capcom has not yet officially announced Resident Evil 3: Cloud Version for Switch. If that ends up happening, we’ll be sure to let you know.


Update (10/17): Amazon UK has opened pre-orders for the Monster Hunter Rise and its collector’s edition here.

Original (10/13): The Nintendo UK store has now opened up pre-orders for Monster Hunter Rise. As part of that, you can reserve the collector’s edition.

The Monster Hunter Rise Collector’s Edition includes a physical copy of the game, Deluxe Kit DLC Pack download code, a Magnamalo amiibo, a “Kamura Mark” pin badge and a sticker pack.

You can pre-order Monster Hunter Rise on the Nintendo UK store here.

Monster Hunter Rise

Another round of details have been published for Monster Hunter Rise. The latest information batch comes from articles published by 4Gamer, Famitsu, and Game Watch.

Here’s the full roundup, courtesy of Gematsu:

Monster Hunter Rise

Monster Hunter Rise marks the first time that Capcom is making a game for Switch with RE Engine. But based on new comments from the company, it wasn’t an easy thing to accomplish.

Yasunori Ichinose, the director for Monster Hunter Rise, said to Eurogamer that putting RE Engine on Switch “was definitely a new challenge for us.” A big part of the task was balancing the game’s large maps with no loading, graphics quality, and frame rate.

According to Ichinose:

Monster Hunter Rise

In an interview with Eurogamer, Monster Hunter Rise producer Ryozo Tsujimoto spoke more about the game’s development. The project has been a long time coming, as it’s been in the works for “about four years in total.”

Tsujimoto told the site:

Monster Hunter Rise

IGN has published new details about Monster Hunter Rise following an interview with Capcom. The site was able to speak with Monster Hunter Rise producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and director Yasunori Ichinose.

There’s some interesting information, including the fact that you can skip cutscenes, and there will be no voice chat. We have the full rundown of tidbits below.

Monster Hunter Rise Collector's Edition

Update (10/2): This is back up on Amazon after selling out.

Original (10/1): Amazon has just opened pre-orders for the Monster Hunter Rise Collector’s Edition. You can reserve a copy here. Keep in mind that this has been selling out at other retailers.

The Monster Hunter Rise Collector’s Edition includes the game’s Deluxe Edition, enamel pin, stickers, and Magnamalo amiibo.

Monster Hunter Rise launches for Switch on March 26, 2021.

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