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Monster Hunter Rise Gets Great Sword Gameplay

Monster Hunter Rise Gets Great Sword Gameplay - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 November 2020 / 1,241 Views

Capcom has released a new gameplay video of Monster Hunter Rise that featur.es a brief overview of the flow of the hunt, wielding a Great Sword and with two Palamutes

View the gameplay video below:

Here is an overview of the game:

This latest entry in the action-RPG series finds players battling fearsome monsters and reaching new heights. Prepare to be transported to the colorful Kamura Village, a new serene mountain locale where players will experience unique culture and innovative hunting technologies. Using a special insect called a Wirebug, hunters will be able to grapple themselves in any direction, making it possible to scale towering cliffs and structures. All combat areas within each quest are seamlessly connected, allowing for exploration of the vast and vertical landscapes with no loading times.

A Deluxe Edition will also be available, which offers the full game and bonus downloadble content. Pre-ordering the base or Deluxe version will unlock bonus in-game items like layered armor and more. Players will be able to get even more in-game extras with Monster Hunter amiibo accessories. The three standalone amiibo accessories will be available exclusively at GameStop locations in the U.S. and EB Games in Canada.

Monster Hunter Rise will launch for the Nintendo Switch on March 26, 2021.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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8 Comments

Amnesia (on 31 October 2020)

It is not too bad. It looks like a "graphically scandalous" base PS4 game.


KratosLives (on 01 November 2020)

not for me, time for next gen level stuff


Qwark (on 31 October 2020)

Graphically it doesn't look too bad and the gameplay looks pretty good.


curl-6 (on 30 October 2020)

Looks like a great mix of old and new, can't wait!


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JRPGfan (on 30 October 2020)

Why is it a 720p30 video on youtube instead of a 1080p one? Also frame rate didnt seem totally stable (theres clearly dips in the video) and tons of popin textures. That said it looks okay for a Switch game, Im just dissapointed they didnt do Monster Hunter World 2, for the PS5+XSX instead.


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heavenmercenary01 (on 30 October 2020)

There's no "instead" in there. Two teams work on MH series. the team that worked on the high specs MH are surely working on a new ultra high specs 4k-200fps speed of light MH for ps5/xsx/pc. Just be patient, Iceborn isn't that old you already willing a new one?
(the issues you've mentionned are more video issues. and i agree that having some textures that pop-up is rather dissapointing but they have few months above them to polish some stuff)


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JRPGfan (on 30 October 2020)

I didnt know they had mutiple teams... I just thought it would be neat to have a new one, developed for the PS5/XSX in the early years of them launching. If that turns out true, another reason, to get a new console.


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Chazore (on 30 October 2020)

Tbf, the other two consoles got their MH game, while Nintendo had to deal with the MH story based game, which wasn't exactly mainline MH, so they get this to make up for it.


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