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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 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:

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:

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.

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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Capcom revealed some of the first gameplay from Monster Hunter Rise during a live stream at TGS 2020 Online today. Get a look at the footage below.

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

As part of its TGS 2020 Online broadcast, Capcom showed off a bit more from Monster Hunter Rise, offering an additional look at the Wirebug and Palamute. Check out the gameplay below.

Monster Hunter Rise is slated for March 26, 2021 on Switch.

Capcom has released the official Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online trailer for Monster Hunter Rise, which is slightly different from the initial reveal video with bits of new footage. Give it a look below.

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

Listings on Amazon Japan have revealed the actual designs for the Monster Hunter Rise amiibo. Get a close look at the different figures below.

The Monster Hunter Rise amiibo are based on Palamute, Magnamalo, and Palico. They’ll be out alongside the game on March 26, 2021.

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