MONSTER HUNTER WORLD

5 Ideas Destiny Should Steal From Monster Hunter

With Monster Hunter Rise coming later this month, I’ve been reflecting on my experiences with the series. Monster Hunter‘s basic loop has a lot in common with Destiny, in that it’s a cooperative mission-based online game played primarily with small groups of people. The similarities got me thinking about some of the things that Monster…

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LISTS

The Top 10 Games Where You Can Be a Pumpkin Head Guy

Since time immemorial, man has wanted to know what it would be like to be a guy with a pumpkin for a head. And so, it was fated that video games would explore this most compelling of fantasies, alongside other deeply-ingrained dreams like dating pigeons and making a gorilla drive…

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Nergigante: A Review

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MICROREVIEWS

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Numbers Go Up 8: Escaton Judgement

Steven and Collin are back sans our usual host merritt k, whose internet was unfortunately sick this week. Instead they are accompanied by a fact checker that lives inside a computer, which isn’t entirely dissimilar to the classic PBS program Ghostwriter, though the computer ghost on that show never had…

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PODCASTS

Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 58: Back in Your Sack

We’ve got video games galore on this latest episode of Fanwidth, the Fanbyte podcast! You won’t believe your ears when we regale you with news of Final Fantasy VII, Resident Evil 3, and other PlayStation 1 games. In all seriousness, though, it’s a packed show. We even take some time…

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New Seasonal Event and More For Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Announced

Earlier today, the developers of Monster Hunter World and Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, the game’s first expansion, released their fifth development diary. The diary contains a deluge of new information on the next title update, which includes the Raging Brachydios, Furious Rajang, Full Bloom Fest, and much more. The diary…

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NEWS

MHW Heralds of Destruction Cry Event Quest Guide – Ryu Layered Armor

Outside of more powerful gear, one thing almost every Monster Hunter World player spends time chasing are new layered armor sets to equip. But the game doesn’t always tell you exactly what to expect when you’re at the mission board. This MHW Heralds of Destruction Cry event quest guide will…

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GUIDES

Raging Brachydios, Furious Rajang Come To Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne has been on a roll with updates lately. Capcom specifically promised two new variants to take on in March. Now we have a trailer showing them both off. We know that Raging Brachydios and Furious Rajang are making a comeback in the next Iceborne title update,…

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NEWS

MHW Hidden Element Guide – When to Use Free Elem / Ammo Up

Hello there, hunters. If Monster Hunter World is your first game in the series, you may be very, very confused by this whole hidden element system. I’m over 100 hours into the game myself, and still grappling with how the grayed our numbers work (not to mention when I should…

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GUIDES

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Finally Has a PC Release Date

Ever since Monster Hunter World‘s enormous Iceborne expansion dropped for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hunters last month, those of us culling the PC version have had to sit idly by, twiddling our thumbs as our console friends streamed the beauty of Hoarfrost Reach and Grammeowster Chef’s down-home cooking. Capcom…

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NEWS

Cooking With Grammeowster Chef from Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

If you’re looking to dominate the food chain in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, then you’re going to need to impress a multitude of people and creatures alike. But if we’re talking in a literal sense, there is only one inhabitant in Seliana that you really need to please: Grammeowster Chef.…

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FEATURES

MHW Tips to Beat Rajang: Weakness & Strategy Guide

Give Rajang an inch, and he’ll take a mile… Then he’ll lift that mile out of the ground and beat you to death with it. No, really. This Super Saiyan great ape can literally lift the ground out from under your feet and hit you with it in Monster Hunter…

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GUIDES

Rajang MHW Weapons Guide: Rarity 12 Stats & Tempered Glimmerpelt

Naturally, Rajang weapons in MHW need to live up to the creature’s reputation. The beast has finally bounded into Monster Hunter World with a crack and a boom. The electric ape is the first DLC monster for MHW, and hits hard to prove his new dominance, meaning the arsenal you…

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GUIDES

Resident Evil Infects Monster Hunter World This November

Claire Redfield, Rookie Cop Leon S. Kennedy, and even Mr. X himself are all headed to the New World this November, when Resident Evil 2 wraps its rotting hands around the neck of Monster Hunter World‘s massive Iceborne expansion. Capcom announced the new crossover event earlier today with the energetic…

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NEWS

I Watched Rajang Really Give it to a Bunch of Hunters But Good in Monster Hunter World

Monster Hunter World is the first and only game in the series I’ve played, so I don’t have any associations with Rajang, the newest creature being added to the game. But if what I saw at New York Comic Con yesterday is any indication, any hunters looking to take it down…

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Why Some People Only Play Non-Violent Games

When I first started dating my girlfriend in college, she told me that she didn’t really play video games. This didn’t bother me at all; though I’ve loved games ever since I figured out how to run Doom on a DOS prompt at the age of 5, over the years,…

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FEATURES

Tips for Playing Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne: Things the Game Doesn’t Tell You

Monster Hunter: World – Iceborne is the first paid expansion to the massive game. It’s also pretty big all by itself, adding quite a lot of new monsters and other activities to do. Chief among these is the new “Master Rank” content. This is a much harder degree of hunt,…

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GUIDES

The Top 7 Columnar Basalt Formations in Games

Columnar basalt formations! Who among us isn’t familiar with these typically hexagonal volcanic arrangements? These fascinating geologic creations are formed by evenly spaced contractions as lava cools. Sure, the Giant’s Causeway and Toketee Falls are among the most famous examples, but columnar basalt formations are easy to find in our…

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LISTS

Fanwidth Episode 026: Hardtack in the Gummyworks

It’s a beautiful week to talk about video games! Because… there aren’t a ton of new video games to play. As such, Steven, merritt, and Niki dig into the world of old-school games and updates for newer ones! Then there’s a quick diversion to talk about Frasier (of course) before…

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