Monster Hunter Rise - All News
Friday - July 01, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise - Sunbreak Review
The Escapist has reviewed the expansion Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak:
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak | Review in 3 Minutes
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak seemingly responds to all the feedback from the base game, big and small. The quality-of-life fixes, the addition of more Switch Skills, and the ability to swap between them in the field opens up so many incredibly fun options. Thanks to its stellar monster designs, addicting gameplay loop, and truly deeply enjoyable combat, this is the best Monster Hunter has ever felt to play.
Wednesday - June 29, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise - Sunbreak Review
RPG Site has reviewed the upcoming expansion Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak:
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Review
I’ve got a confession to make – I wasn’t actually that excited for Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak during the lead-up to launch. While I greatly enjoyed my time with the base game last year, over the last 15 months I’ve come to realize that many of the changes that the game has made to the series’ formula didn’t really gel with me. Rampage Quests are the most obvious example, since it seems that I was far from the only one that outright disliked them by the end, but they were far from the only issue I had with the game.
It certainly didn’t help that the game was blatantly unfinished at launch either, meaning that by the time embargo lifted and all of my friends had the chance to play the game for themselves, I was already burnt-out. Despite everything, I always knew that I’d be back for Sunbreak, regardless of how I felt. Monster Hunter is my favorite series, through both good times and bad, and Monster Hunter expansions never fail to offer more than enough content to justify returning to see exactly what they have to offer. It’s a happy coincidence, then, that Sunbreak is one of the most content-packed expansions yet.
Whereas Rise left me wholly disappointed the more I looked back on the game, it feels like the few issues that I have with Sunbreak are likely to be improved upon as the expansion continues to receive updates – and it’s not like the current state of the game is bad by any stretch of the imagination. I could nitpick about how it adds less monsters to Rise than Iceborne did to World, but that feels unfair when you look at what else the expansion brings to the table, as well as what’s ahead. That’s not to say that I’m judging Sunbreak for what it can be, but rather as some reassurance for anyone that might be heading into the expansion feeling a bit underwhelmed by what’s been shown. Sunbreak is already one of the best expansions that the series has had, and it’s only going to rise up that list from here.
Sunday - March 20, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise - Sunbreak announced for June 30
The Sunbreak expansion for Monster Hunter Rise will be released on June 30:
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Wednesday - January 12, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise - Release Day
Monster Hunter Rise will be released today:
Monster Hunter Rise
Rise to the challenge and join the hunt! In Monster Hunter Rise, the latest installment in the award-winning and top-selling Monster Hunter series, you’ll become a hunter, explore brand new maps and use a variety of weapons to take down fearsome monsters as part of an all-new storyline. The PC release also comes packed with a number of additional visual and performance enhancing optimizations.
Ferocious monsters with unique ecologies
Hunt down a plethora of monsters with distinct behaviors and deadly ferocity. From classic returning monsters to all-new creatures inspired by Japanese folklore, including the flagship wyvern Magnamalo, you’ll need to think on your feet and master their unique tendencies if you hope to reap any of the rewards!
Choose your weapon and show your skills
Wield 14 different weapon types that offer unique gameplay styles, both up-close and from long range. Charge up and hit hard with the devastating Great Sword; dispatch monsters in style using the elegant Long Sword; become a deadly maelstrom of blades with the speedy Dual Blades; charge forth with the punishing Lance; or take aim from a distance with the Bow and Bowguns. These are just a few of the weapon types available in the game, meaning you’re sure to find the play style that suits you best.
Hunt, gather and craft your way to the top of the food chain
Each monster you hunt will provide materials that allow you to craft new weapons and armor and upgrade your existing gear. Go back out on the field and hunt even fiercer monsters and earn even better rewards! You can change your weapon at any of the Equipment Boxes any time, so the possibilities are limitless!
Hunt solo or team up to take monsters down
The Hunter Hub offers multiplayer quests where up to four players can team up to take on targets together. Difficulty scaling ensures that whether you go solo or hit the hunt as a full four-person squad, it’s always a fair fight.
Stunning visuals, unlocked framerate and other PC optimizations
Enjoy beautiful graphics at up 4K resolution, HDR with support for features including ultrawide monitors and an unlocked frame rate make to make this a truly immersive monster-hunting experience. Hunters will also get immediate access to a number of free title updates that include new monsters, quests, gear and more.
Enjoy an exciting new storyline set in Kamura Village
This serene locale is inhabited by a colorful cast of villagers who have long lived in fear of the Rampage - a catastrophic event where countless monsters attack the village all at once. 50 years after the last Rampage, you must work together with the villagers to face this trial.
Experience new hunting actions with the Wirebug
Wirebugs are an integral part of your hunter’s toolkit. The special silk they shoot out can be used to zip up walls and across maps, and can even be used to pull off special attacks unique to each of the 14 weapon types in the game.
Buddies are here to help
The Palico Felyne friends you already know and love from previous Monster Hunter adventures are joined by the brand new Palamute Canyne companions!
Wreak havoc by controlling monsters
Control raging monsters using Wyvern Riding and dish out massive damage to your targets!
Fend off hordes of monsters in The Rampage
Protect Kamura Village from hordes of monsters in an all-new quest type! Prepare for monster hunting on a scale like never before!
Monday - January 10, 2022
Monster Hunter Rise - Review Roundup
Wccf Tech: 9/10
With the streamlining of some of the most annoying aspects of the Monster Hunter experience and some excellent additions to the formula like Wirebugs and Switch Skills, Monster Hunter Rise reaches the heights of the best entries in the series with ease. While not all of the changes and new features have been for the best, like Rampage Quests, their general quality level, and the amazing PC port, do make the game one that's worth playing for both long-time fans of the series and newcomers.
Pros: Deep and rewarding combat, with 14 different weapon types. New traversal options that make exploring maps fun. The overall streamlining makes the game very easy to pick up and play. A wealth of visual and performance options.
Cons: Village Quests feel more like tutorial quests. Rampage Quests can be annoying. Talisman system makes optimal character customization more frustrating than it should be. Visuals, while decent looking, are not on the same level as Monster Hunter World's.
Monster Hunter Rise is a wonderful addition to the series and one of the best ways to lose a couple hundred hours of your life.
Pros: Fantastic quality of life changes, inspired gameplay touch-ups, incredible overall aesthetics.
Cons: Lacking endgame, rather bland map design, rampages feel tedious.
An excellent port that presents a solid, complete experience. Super fast load times, improved performance and a ton of content make Monster Hunter Rise on PC the definitive version.
POSITIVES: Looks great and runs beautifully. Launches with all additional content. Improved load times. Multiplayer has voice chat.
NEGATIVES: Multiplayer is still a little overcomplicated.
Thanks to a beautifully realised setting and some genuinely innovative combat additions, Monster Hunter Rise is fun from start to finish. If you haven’t played a Monster Hunter game yet, this is the best one to start with.
Monster Hunter Rise is at its best on the PC. The extra power brings a smoother, prettier experience to an already craking game.
Monster Hunter Rise - Launch Trailer, Hunter's Hub
A launch trailer showing the PC features was released a few days ago.
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The Steam version adds new visual filters to give players expanded options over their hunting experience.
By changing these filters in the 'Advanced Graphics Settings' options, you'll be able to play the game in black & white, sepia, Japanese style, or Warring Lands-style, allowing for an experience that's a bit different than usual.
There is a community update as well, in a series they call Hunter's Hub. Here are the updates they've posted so far:
- Kamura Hunter’s Hub #1 – MH Rise Tips (Wirebug) & Player Demo Feedback!
- Kamura Hunter’s Hub #2 – Even More MH Rise Wirebug Tips!
- Kamura Hunter’s Hub #3 – Silkbind Attacks: Offensive Wirebug Usage!
- Kamura Hunter’s Hub #4 – Getting Started: Village Tips!
Saturday - November 27, 2021
Monster Hunter Rise - PC Version will Be Up to Date with Switch Version
Wccf Tech reports that Capcom clarified their intentions about the PC version of the game, expected January 12th.
Monster Hunter Rise’s PC Version will Be Up to Date with Switch Version
The PC version of Monster Hunter Rise has been recently confirmed to be on par with the Nintendo Switch version in terms of updates and quality of life changes. In fact, the overall content for the PC version will completely sync with the Switch release by the end of February 2022. Although content will eventually launch simultaneously for both platforms, Capcom had stated that they are unable to implement cross-save and cross-play between the PC and Switch releases.
Monster Hunter Rise on PC will include all monsters and story extensions from the game's two major updates so far. It will also contain all event quests and rewards up to the aforementioned version. In other words, the PC version will have access to content from crossovers such as Ghosts n' Goblins, Street Fighter, Monster Hunter: Stories 2, Okami, and the most recent crossover with Sonic The Hedgehog.
The Steam version of Monster Hunter Rise will, however, have several new features that are not available on the Nintendo Switch version. Such features include Advanced graphics settings, support for resolutions up to 4K, Voice Chat, Optimized Keyboard & Mouse controls, and Ultrawide Display support.
Saturday - October 02, 2021
Monster Hunter Rise - Release Date
Capcom has announced a release date for Monster Hunter Rise, as reported by Game Rant. Here is the link on the Steam store. The game will be available for PC on January 12th, 2022.
Monster Hunter Rise Finally Gets PC Release Date
Tokyo Game Show, otherwise known as TGS, is currently going on, and developer/publisher Capcom showed up to present a lengthy Monster Hunter Spotlight presentation. The livestream from this morning was about 40 minutes in length and gave MH fans more details on the upcoming massive Sunbreak expansion, Monster Hunter Stories 2 DLC, and a confirmation on when exactly PC players will be able to get their hands on Monster Hunter Rise.
Fans have been patiently awaiting a release date announcement from Capcom since the team revealed that Monster Hunter Rise would be coming to PC eventually. And not only did Capcom reveal when the port is coming, but the team also went into the exclusive features for the PC version.
And here is the Steam/PC trailer: