MONSTER HUNTER

How to Reach the Training Room in Monster Hunter Rise

The Monster Hunter Rise Training Room is as essential a tool as any weapon. Now that the game has finally released, so it’s time to pick up your favorite gear, don some absolutely marvelous-looking armor, and start slaying some giant beasts. Similar to previous Monster Hunter titles, players will get…

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How to Unlock Layered Armor – Monster Hunter Rise Layered Armor Guide

Monster Hunter Rise Layered Armor is a tricky thing to find. The previous games in the series, Monster Hunter World and Generations Ultimate, unlocked the feature as you progressed through the story. Now the Nintendo Switch game comes with several Amiibo you can use to unlock it. You might want…

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How to Change Your Appearance in Monster Hunter Rise

Monster Hunter Rise has finally released, so it’s time to pick up your favorite weapon, don some absolutely marvelous-looking armor, and start slaying giant beasts. Similar to previous Monster Hunter titles, players will get to design their own hunter which is tasked with bringing down large creatures to forge better…

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FOLLOW US

What I Call Monster Hunter Rise Monsters Instead of Their Real Names

There’s no denying Monster Hunter has a certain fondness for felynes. The catlike creatures have been joining players against impossible odds for years now. Monster Hunter Rise introduces the canyne Palamutes (dog friends), but I’ll always have a soft spot for the pun-spouting Palicoes, which I always name after my…

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What Do the Yellow Boxes in Monster Hunter Rise Mean?

Confused about the little, yellow boxes in Monster Hunter Rise? They’re not exactly well explained. The innocuous yellow icons appear in your Hunter’s Notes — specifically in the “Materials” section of certain Large Monster categories. Understanding what the yellow boxes mean might not seem like much, but it’s actually pretty…

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How to Unlock All Switch Skills in Monster Hunter Rise

In Monster Hunter Rise, Switch Skills are a deeply cool and important new feature that every player should get to know well. They function a bit like Hunter Arts and Hunting Styles from Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, and allow players to customize their combat with any given weapon. There are…

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Monster Hunter Rise Language Guide – English or Japanese Voice Acting?

Monster Hunter Rise comes with a variety of voice acting options — and many players will likely wonder if they should use English or Japanese. The reason being that this is the first game in the series where your hunter really talks. They don’t speak in cutscenes, mind you. But…

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Monster Hunter Rise Tips Guide – 35 Things the Game Doesn’t Tell You

Looking for Monster Hunter Rise tips to help you on your hunts? I certainly hope so, because I’ve written quite a few during the hundred or so hours I’ve played game leading up to its release. It’s a dense one, so of course it comes with an equally dense list of…

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Monster Hunter Rise Lets You Make Your Own PVP Multiplayer

Monster Hunter Rise feels a lot more organic than its predecessor — up to and including making your own competitive multiplayer mode with friends. The series is well-known for its cooperative play, of course. The new game improves and smooths out that experience even more. I just don’t that Capcom…

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Monster Hunter Rise Review Podcast

The hunt is on once again in our Monster Hunter Rise review podcast! Fanbyte editor Steven Strom assembles a crack team at the Gathering Hub — including cohosts and fellow editors Imran Khan and merritt k, with Paul Tamayo on Palico duty (i.e. producing the episode). With such expert players…

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PODCASTS

Monster Hunter Rise is Missing an Ending at Launch

The Monster Hunter Rise endgame is a bit thinner than you might imagine. At least at launch. The “ending” is currently a massive cliffhanger that sticks out like a sore thumb in an otherwise perfectly polished game. It’s so jarring, in fact, that for hours I simply thought I was…

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Monster Hunter Rise Sets New Foundations for the Entire Series

I was skeptical of Monster Hunter Rise at first. I think most of my Monster Hunter obsessive friends were, too. It’s easy to overanalyze a game meant to “replace” one you’ve spent hundreds — if not thousands — of hours playing. And we overanalyzed the hell out of the new…

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REVIEWS

Khezu: A Review

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MICROREVIEWS

Does Monster Hunter Have the Best Bestiary? Here Are Five Competitors

Whenever a new Monster Hunter is released, the first thing fans want to know is which monsters have made the cut. Monster Hunter’s bestiary has a life of its own, with each creature bringing its own unique history. A glance over the Monster Hunter Rise roster reveals familiar faces like the Tobi-Kadachi, an electric-squirrel creature…

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LISTS

Monster Hunter Rise Has Free Updates on the Way Before It’s Even Out

Chameleos is making its way to Monster Hunter Rise — just not in time for the release date. The game isn’t even out yet and Capcom is already assuring fans that the Nintendo Switch title will get the same free update treatment as Monster Hunter World. The first such title…

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NEWS

Monster Hunter Rise Crossplay Guide – Crossplay & Cross Save Platforms

Monster Hunter Rise crossplay is bound to come up between multiplayer buddies eventually. The Nintendo Switch game follows in the footsteps of Monster Hunter World, which unfortunately did not have crossplay or even cross save functionality. It was a black mark on an otherwise damn near perfect game. The question…

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How Will Skills and Decorations Work in Monster Hunter Rise?

Monster Hunter Rise carries forward a lot of the best elements from Monster Hunter World. One way it embraces tradition, however, is by crafting decorations. These skill gems are back in the same manner as the older games — by allowing you to create your own without worrying about random…

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Monster Hunter Rise is Coming to PC in 2022

A few months ago, Capcom was hit by a ransomware attack that threatened to leak numerous internal documents if the Japanese game developer did not pay up. Capcom refused and these documents then flooded the internet, giving away future Capcom release strategies in a way their schedule did not intend.…

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Monster Hunter Rise Breaks With Tradition to Tell a More Intimate Story

Monster Hunter Rise might not look it, but it’s the next evolution of the massively popular formula laid down by Monster Hunter World. The two games have very different art styles — with Rise harkening back to the popular mobile games that came before its more photorealistic predecessor. Many watchful…

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FEATURES

Morning Stack: God, It’s Been a Busy Old Week Already

It’s been a short, busy week here at the ol’ Fanbyte Artistic Reaction Terminal. As such, I don’t have much I’m allowed to write about until next week. I did, however, write and edit some cool stuff lately that you should definitely look at before long. So I think I’ll…

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