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Monster Hunter Rise

This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, two Nintendo Directs came out and they’re pretty fresh! Monster Hunter Rise and Stories 2 look so tempting, and so many other games have us looking forward to the future. Also, Mario 3D All-stars is apparently emulated, but…is that really a problem? We also throw in some next-gen talk with the recent PS5 price and pre-order situation.

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Monster Hunter Rise

Following the announcement of Monster Hunter Rise, Arekkz Gaming spoke with EMEA Capcom Community Manager Josh Dahdrai to learn a bit more about the game. Dahdrai reconfirmed some aspects that were pretty much already known, but also commented on other aspects like post-launch support, frame rate, and why it’s not a numbered title.

Here’s the full roundup:

Monster Hunter Rise

Capcom is developing Monster Hunter Rise with the RE Engine, the company has announced. It’ll be the first Switch game created with the technology.

RE Engine has been some of Capcom’s most recent projects, including the Resident Evil titles starting with Resident Evil 7 as well as Devil May Cry 5.

In an announcement regarding Monster Hunter Rise (and Monster Hunter Stories 2), Capcom said “the game is currently being developed with Capcom’s proprietary RE Engine in order to provide a new, approachable Monster Hunter experience that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere and with anyone.” You can read the full press release below.

Monster Hunter Rise Collector's Edition

Capcom has provided a bunch of assets for Monster Hunter Rise. We have a look at the game’s collector’s edition, boxarts, screenshots, and art.

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Monster Hunter Rise

Capcom has shared an official announcement for both Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2. Details about the two titles are available, and it’s also confirmed that they’re only releasing on Switch.

Here’s the full announcement:

Monster Hunter Rise

Capcom has opened up pre-orders for Monster Hunter Rise on the Switch eShop. To download the game, you’ll need 8.8GB of free space.

Switch owners can choose to buy a regular copy or a Deluxe Edition. The latter version comes with the following extras:

Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2 were just announced for Switch today, but more news is coming soon. Capcom has confirmed that additional updates will be shared during TGS Online 2020. That also includes Capcom TGS Live 2020. Both of these events are planned for September 25 and September 26 respectively.

More Monster Hunter Rise launches for Switch on March 26, 2021. Monster Hunter Stories 2 follows in Summer 2021.

Monster Hunter Rise

The Monster Hunter series thrived on 3DS, but hasn’t seen much action on Switch. Aside from an enhanced port of Monster Hunter Generations, Capcom hasn’t done much with the franchise on Nintendo’s latest system. However, that’s about to change.

During today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, Capcom announced Monster Hunter Rise for Switch. It will launch on March 26, 2021.

Here’s the first trailer:

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