Showing posts with label Monster Hunter: World. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Monster Hunter: World. Show all posts

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Capcom to Announce Two New Games at Jump Festa 2020

Capcom will reportedly reveal two brand-new games at annual anime event Jump Festa 2020 in December.

Year 2019 has been exceptionally well for renowned video game developer/publisher Capcom, launching some of their most successful titles like Devil May Cry 5, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion and Resident Evil 2 Remake.

Of course, they would like to keep that flow going and release more games to keep players engaged. To that, a recent rumor is suggesting that Capcom is planning to reveal two upcoming games at Jump Festa 2020 anime event.

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Capcom to Announce Two New Games at Jump Festa 2020

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A report on Gematsu quotes Japanese website Ryokutya2089, which claimed that Capcom plans to show four titles at annual Jump Festa 2020 event next month including MHW: Iceborne, Mega Man Zero/ZX and two unreleased games.

However, official source says that they are only going to demonstrate two of above-mentioned games. One of those reveal could very much be Resident Evil 3 Remake that YouTube channel Spawn Wave speculated to drop at The Game Awards 2019.

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Both Iceborne expansion and Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection are coming out next year in January. So it really makes sense for Capcom to let players take an early preview at those games and build some hype in advance.

Jump Festa is taking place in a few weeks next month, same as The Game Awards and theory for a reveal of RE3 Remake at the latter only seems reasonable as it is one of the biggest stages for companies to announce their latest AAA-games.

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Also, RE2 Remake has been shortlisted for "Game of the Year" nomination for this year at TGA. It would be an epic moment for all fans to see their favorite classic survivor horror title winning and its sequel getting announced.

Since there is no official confirmation for this rumor, they might stick to regular plan for Jump Festa and prepare for a showcase at The Game Awards 2019, or take stage at their high-profile Capcom Cup 2019 event at the same time. 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne X Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Event

Frozen frontiers of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will collide in frosty new Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds event.

A running trend for action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World, developer/publisher Capcom frequently arranges special limited time event by teaming up with popular franchise of their own and various others for.

In a latest collaboration quest, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion is having a crossover with The Frozen Wilds DLC of 2017 PlayStation 4-exclusive title Horizon Zero Dawn, which is live now for players on Sony consoles.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne X Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Event

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For a two-part event quest adventure, HZD protagonist character Aloy will step into icy grounds of "New World" to hunt down terrifying beasts. Being a natural hunter of mech creatures, she will have no trouble fitting in a frigid terrain.

Aside from playing as Aloy, there is a chance for Hunters to craft Light Bowgun, Stormslinger Prototype. This one is a ranged weapon from HZD expansion DLC that nicely fits into MH: World in terms of design aesthetics and usage.

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Light Bowgun Stormslinger Prototype

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Stormslinger used to be an upgrade for spear that Banuk shaman Ourea wielded in The Frozen Wilds and it now acts more like a ropecaster. Not only its power capacity has been expanded but an overcharge can also cause major blowback.

Similar to fierce canine beast Scorcher from HZD, you have thunderous beast Zinogre to face in Iceborne next month but make sure that you at least have a Master Rank of 24 or above and packing some Thunder Resistance before a confrontation.

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Frigid Hunting Grounds

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Those who think that Light Bowgun doesn't quite suit your style can still get some high-tech flair. Upon completing Into the Frozen Wilds quest, players can earn two Banuk Warrior Symbols that can be forged into Focus Pendant.

Second part of Horizon Zero Dawn collaboration with Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will be kick-starting at some point in December 2019 and players will be able to take part in these events from now until January 10, 2020.

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Armor Sets and Palico Gear

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Not too long ago, Capcom brought in Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy from classic survival horror game Resident Evil 2 Remake for Halloween events. However, The Frozen Wilds quests will remain exclusive to PS4 platform unlike that event.

Monster Hunter: World came out in January 2018 as latest installment of Monster Hunter mainline series. Its first expansion Iceborne has already launched on consoles while waiting for a scheduled PC release on January 9, 2020.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PC Release Date

Capcom reveals official release date for PC version of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne with slew of updates.

It took a couple of months for action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World from developer/publisher Capcom to arrive on PC platform after making initial debut on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2018.

A major expansion pack titled Iceborne has been released earlier on consoles earlier this year and many players were eagerly looking forward to PC version official release date, which is declared to arrive on January 9, 2020.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne PC Release Date

RELATED: Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Out Now

A brand-new trailer came out announcing Steam launch date for Iceborne and highlights its key features.




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The trailer clearly shows why Capcom took time to release Windows PC version of Iceborne and what that wait will be worth. Released in 4K at 60 FPS, an early preview of how good it will look playing is just teased in advance.

There will be a high resolution texture pack, ultra-wide screen 21:9 support, uncapped frame rate and of course, 4K Resolution support. When winter will finally come to "New World", there will be many monsters to slay on a frozen terrain.

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Capcom is planning Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil seasonal crossover event for Halloween for next month. Players on PS4 and Xbox consoles will join on November 2019 while a definitive schedule for PC is yet to be revealed.

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne massive expansion DLC pack is already available for pre-order on Steam and priced $49.99 only. Prepare yourself to usher a new hunting season in 2020 and go for new difficulty tier of Master Rank hunts.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Capcom Wants to Revive Old IPs

Following immense success of DMC 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, Capcom plans to bring back more classic franchises.

Recent years have been exceptionally great to Japanese video game developer/publisher company Capcom with release of AAA-games like Devil May Cry 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, according to financial earnings official report.

For past couple of years, they are making a sort of comeback to scene with several of their old series revival and after having a series of success, Capcom plans on working towards reviving more of their dormant IPs and more remakes.

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Capcom Wants to Revive Old IPs

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Capcom has sold over 4.2 million copies of RE2 Remake by March 2019 and that number has most likely has increased. DMC5 on the other hand, shipped 2.1 million copies and thus, successfully reestablished the series among fans.

Reception for classic remake of Resident Evil 2 was so good at E3 2018 that they expressed interest of doing more remakes even before release. In fact, director Kazunori Kadoi hints at a remake of Resident Evil HD Remaster version.

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Last year, they released Monster Hunter: World from their popular action role-playing game series that did exceptionally well on PC platform. It largely contributed to overall sales figure and lead to massive expansion titled Iceborne.

Although there are no words on which IP they would love to work on, re-release of Onimusha: Warlords earlier in 2018 clearly indicates that Capcom is definitely open to go far and beyond on their back catalog collection.

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Since a large sum of revenue came from digital downloads, some focus will shift to revive more of their legacy collections. Providing extensive support to existing games is also a priority as they helped the company get back on track after long.

For way too long, fans are eagerly waiting to have a revival of action-adventure survival horror series Dino Crisis among other ones. Going after cult classic action RPG hack and slash title Dragon's Dogma could be a good idea for starters.

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Currently they have no major releases scheduled for next year so far, except for Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection that was announced a few months back to launch for current-gen gaming platforms on January 2020.

Capcom most certainly is working on Resident Evil 3 Remake and also confirmed development of Resident Evil 8 following release of Resident Evil 7 but which one among these two titles will come out sooner is yet to be seen.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Monster Hunter: World Comes to Resident Evil

Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy from Resident Evil series is crossing over with Monster Hunter: World in upcoming event.

According to an annual sales report, developer/publisher Capcom has doubled their profit this year through revenue from digital downloads. Two of their biggest contributors for such growth are Monster Hunter: World and Resident Evil 2.

While every other major AAA-title is currently prepping up for their upcoming Halloween events, Capcom will be joining a bit late with their upcoming Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil crossover event on November 2019.

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Monster Hunter: World Comes to Resident Evil

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A brand-new trailer for showcases highlighted features of MHW X RE seasonal event, scheduled for next month.




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Lately, action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World has launched its first major expansion Iceborne for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Also, early 2019 saw most-anticipated release of survival horror game Resident Evil 2 Remake.

Resident Evil series protagonists Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy are very good at slaying monster for survival. Therefore, Capcom had this interesting idea of picking them up from Raccoon City and throw into "New World".

RELATED: Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Out Now

Fan-favorite 4th survivor, To-fu will likely to be added as a cosmetic alongside other themed unlocks. Zombies are most probably are going to be a part to play as rival Hunters other than some sort of environmental distraction.

The trailer suggests that Hunters will be able to wear Claire and Leon skins aside from a Handler skin of terrifying Tyrant boss, Mr. X. Also, Iceborne expansion will be receiving a free update for a new volcanic area on October 10, 2019.

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Following launch, MHW has cross-promotion with franchises like Mega Man and Street Fighter. Other third-party collaborations include Assassin's Creed series, Final Fantasy XIV, Horizon Zero Dawn and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Capcom has yet to announce a definitive release date for Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil seasonal event and how long it is going to last. Whether or not this limited time crossover will come to PC is yet to confirm officially.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Out Now

Embark on a new hunt in newest Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion, out now on PS4 and Xbox One.

Following a December 2018 announcement by developer/publisher Capcom, latest expansion "Iceborne" for action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World had players eagerly waiting for its arrival on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Now that it is finally here after many months of anticipation building with gameplay reveals and teasers, it's time for all Hunters to gear up and band together for newest hunting season in Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Out Now

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Ahead of you getting into a Hunter's journey, Capcom asks you in a brand-new commercial, "Why do you hunt?"




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Research Commission has found some new and mysterious monster activity in "New World", which is what build up the story. You surely can look forward to get loads of content, new features, gear and meet new monsters.

Right after creating your character, you need to learn crafting and get familiar with weapons to master them. Almost every weapon tree has been expanded for MHW:I with more customization options and new combo moves.

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Focus on Team Play

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Even though you are not assigned to any specific roles directly, it is very important for you to have at least some leadership chops because it can help a hunting party act as a team that can take out any tough challenges thrown at them.

You feline companion Palico in MHW can assist you in punishing hunts if you gear them up to take care of their own. Try to build new tools for them other than your own armor and weapons or level up your tools to unlock their new abilities.

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Upgrade Your Feline Friend

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You can never be ready for almost everything and your surrounding terrain will always throw something at you to bring you down. To keep your stamina bar from going down alongside your spirit, try carrying enough Hot Drinks with you.

There are Nulberries you can you can keep in your pockets to cure Iceblight and they will often come in handy. Therefore, replenish your items by growing herbs and honey in garden to stockpile or using new Steamworks system is a good idea.

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Take Down Majestic Beasts

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PS4 and Xbox One version of Monster Hunter: World massive expansion Iceborne will cost you $39.99 only. However, those who don't have the base game can purchase MHW: Iceborne Master Edition to get both for a price of $59.99.

PC version of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will become available on Steam at a later date of January 2020 and would probably cost the same. Most importantly, feedbacks from console players will help improve it for better experience.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Fanatical Summer Sale 2019

Fanatical is offering over 90% discount for Summer Sale 2019 on major PC games of this year and beyond.

Summer 2019 is here and renowned online video game retail outlet Fanatical just launched their Summer Sale 2019 offering exciting discount deals on some of this year's best titles on Steam for PC platform, something you can't afford to miss.

Just days ago, developer/publisher Capcom announced to earn record profit from major releases like Devil May Cry 5 (43%), Monster Hunter: World (51%) and Resident Evil 2 Remake (43%), all included within this scorching deal.

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Fanatical Summer Sale 2019

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In top seller section, we have Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition, Dark Souls: Remastered, Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen, Frostpunk, Okami HD, Resident Evil 7 Gold Edition and Yakuza Kiwami with Tokyo Xanadu eX+ adding up as a "STAR DEAL".

Some of their top discounted titles are Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (97%), Deponia (90%), Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (85%) SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition (90%) and Lords of the Fallen: Game of the Year Edition (85%).

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Franchise collection that saw heavily reduce are Commandos Collection, Deus Ex Bundle, Devil May Cry Bundle, F.E.A.R. Bundle, Metro Redux Bundle, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Bundle, Tomb Raider Bundle and Tropico 4: Collectors Bundle.

Even if you are low on budget, you can still grab titles like Bayonetta, Borderlands 2, Dead Island Definitive Edition, Hitman: Blood Money, Just Cause 3, Layers of Fear, Metro 2033 Redux, Resident Evil 4 and Tomb Raider under $5 only.

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Fanatical Games Sale Under $5

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Of course, you will not have to limit yourself with latest games if you already have a back catalog and then you can get going with many older titles, also existing on their list and most of them come with a great price-off right now.

Fanatical summer sale allows you to go crazy with your orders like every year and even with marginal funds, you can bag some Steam games that are under a $1 after their offered discount is taken into account to keep you busy this season.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Capcom Profits Doubled Due to Digital Downloads

Capcom profits increased by 50% this year, thanks to digital downloads of "highly profitable" titles catalog.

Japanese video game developer/publisher company Capcom already have two of their biggest releases earlier this year; Devil May Cry 5 and Resident Evil 2 Remake, both of which performed commercially and critically very well.

Also, their year-on-year sales report suggests that their numbers have improved and saw 50% increase this year, mostly because of digital downloads revenue of their "highly profitable" catalog of popular games on all platforms.

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Capcom Profits Doubled Due to Digital Downloads

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According to their latest financial earnings report, Capcom made record profit first quarter of 2019. Apparently, digital downloads for titles that saw multi-platform release since 2017 has helped break in these impressive numbers.

Their approach to restructuring eSports events in past few years through Capcom Media Ventures has helped grow communities of fighting game and helped Street Fighter V garnering huge fan-support to grow over time.

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Capcom is doing pretty good throughout 2018 and 2019, releasing long-anticipated sequels of fan-favorite franchise like Devil May Cry and Resident Evil that has contributed to considerable amount of shipping units worldwide.

Also, Monster Hunter: World added more to their overall sales figure and the numbers were especially well on PC platform. Major success of MHW has led to upcoming massive expansion pack Iceborne to arrive very soon as well.

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Performance of both Mega Man 11 and Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection alongside Resident Evil 7 was good enough to add. Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate for Nintendo Switch has seen good sales number in and outside of Japan.

Of course, they have no plans to slow down with DMC 5, MHW and RE2Make anytime soon and these crown-jewels of Capcom are likely to get a cross-platform release when PlayStation 5 and Xbox Scarlett will finally hit the stores in 2020.

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There were never any doubts about increasing fame of these franchise as a new Resident Evil movie reboot is currently in development after its past series has earned over $1 billion while Devil May Cry animated series is in works for Netflix.

A live-action Monster Hunter movie is already in production and looking forward to set up a franchise as well. Capcom is well aware of market appeal of these titles and is likely to produce more installments in upcoming years.