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Capcom to reveal more details on Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2 cross-over bonuses next month

A bit more patience is needed

We know that players of both Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2 will get some neat goodies as a bit of cross-promotion between the two games, but just what are those items? It seems we'll have to wait another month to find out. Capcom's Ryozo Tsujimoto teased the reveal in an interview with Nintendo Life.

The way it works is if you’ve played and have saved data for either game on your system, you can get some nice unlockables. As to what those unlockables are exactly, we’ll have more to share next month!

Monster Hunter Rise gameplay round-up






A slew of Japanese gameplay videos for Monster Hunter Rise have been released over the last couple of days, and you can enjoy it all above. There's plenty of action to check out, along with some quieter moments in town and more.

Capcom talks about how the pandemic impacted Monster Hunter Rise's development

A welcome change

Capcom originally wanted to have Monster Hunter Rise out a bit earlier, but the pandemic caused them to make some big shifts at the office. All games being worked on at the time were impacted, but now studios have come to work with the situation.

In an interview with Dtoid, producer Ryozo Tsujimoto talked about the pandemic's impact on Monster Hunter Rise. Obviously there were some big changes behind the scenes, but it sounds like the end result actually worked out quite well.

Basically, one of the major changes...all of the meetings are done online, digitally through Zoom or Teams. We hardly ever meet in person anymore. That's helped a lot for us. We've been successful with that, and I hope to see more studios use that method.

Monster Hunter Rise official guide book detailed, more footage and screens released

A monstrous guide

Yet another round of Monster Hunter Rise content has released. You can watch some new gameplay in the video above, and check out a ton of screens here, here, and here.

Along with that, Famitsu has revealed that they're releasing an official Monster Hunter Rise guide book in Japan. The book launches on March 26th, 2021, and will be priced at 1,760 yen. This 256-page book will include all the details you could want on monsters, tactics, weapons, and much more.

Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection framerate analysis and Ghosts 'n Goblins comparison

Arthur never looked better

Want a closer look at Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection before you make the purchase? The video above should be quite helpful. You get to see a lot of gameplay from the title, along with a framerate analysis. On top of that, you can see how this latest installment compares to the original Ghosts 'n Goblins!

Game Informer Video - Monster Hunter Rise Khezu Fight

Join us for another episode of New Gameplay Today where Jeff Cork is joined by Dan Tack and Alex Stadnik to show off the fan-favorite Khezu boss fight, cooking and crafting, and more in Monster Hunter Rise!

Monster Hunter Rise Switch exclusivity will remain intact for roughly a year, heading to PC in early 2022

Rising up on PC

The Switch will be the only console you'll see Monster Hunter Rise on, but you'll eventually be able to pick it up somewhere else. In an interview with IGN Japan, producer Ryozo Tsujimoto confirmed that a PC port is in the works.

“We received a lot of requests for a PC version of Monster Hunter Rise, particularly from overseas players, and so we have decided to develop a version for PC, which we aim to release in early 2022. This is still under development, so I’d like to share more detailed information when the time is right.”

Monster Hunter World originally saw release on XB1/PS4, but a PC version was made roughly a year and a half later. The situation for Monster Hunter Rise appears to be similar. At least Switch fans can enjoy a year+ knowing Nintendo's platform is the only place to play the game.

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

Get a closer look at Monster Hunter Rise's Rakna-Kadaki gear

For those looking for something elegant

You'll have plenty of armor options to choose from in Monster Hunter Rise, so long as you're slaying the right monsters. If you take on the Rakna-Kadaki and come away victorious, you can gather the right resources for a seriously fancy get-up. Take a closer look at it below.

Monster Hunter Rise 'Heavy Weapons' trailer

Bring out the massive artillery!

Still figuring out what weapon you want to use in Monster Hunter Rise? Perhaps the latest trailer from Capcom will help. It focuses on the many heavy weapons there are to pick from. They may be slow, but they pack an insane wallop!

Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection - more gameplay footage


Watch as this nostalgic yet completely reimagined storybook world unravels before your very eyes. Taking cues from both Ghosts 'n Goblins and Ghouls 'n Ghosts and giving birth to something entirely new, Resurrection is a title worthy of its name. Don't be fooled—this picturesque storybook world, while gorgeous, is a love-letter to the original titles and maintains the same punishing gameplay that fans have come to expect. So go on and test your mettle, for the gauntlet has been thrown!