A new Nintendo Switch classic has risen
This encounter felt fated. Written in the stars. Ever since the Nintendo Switch was revealed in late 2016, one pervasive thought has been: “How great is Monster Hunter going to be?” While we saw the release of Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate in 2018, it was just a port of the 3DS title that was...
Monster Hunter Rise Guides
What's that coming over the hill?
What's the best Monster Hunter of all time? In a series where half of the titles have the word 'Ultimate' fixed on the end, it can be a difficult question to answer. We're not averse to difficult decisions, though, so we've taken it upon ourselves to rank every single Monster Hunter game (yes, in a departure from...
Rise and shine
Capcom has a host of brand new Monster Hunter goodness on Switch. Monster Hunter Rise combines classic elements of the series with newer conveniences that enable you to traverse the environments quicker and with a touch more style. It's running on Capcom's RE Engine and you can read our review right now (spoilers — we were...
With the release of Monster Hunter Rise — a Nintendo Switch console exclusive entry in Capcom's hugely popular series which is really rather good — Nintendo also announced a special edition Monster Hunter Rise Switch console to coincide with the game's launch on 26th March 2021. Yes, it's now out in the wild! As y
When Monster Hunter Rise was revealed in the recent Nintendo Direct showcase, we also got our first glimpse at three tantalising amiibo figurines which go alongside the game. Palamute is a dog companion which you can ride around on during hunts. Palico is a cat-like combat companion and perhaps the most exciting amiibo is...
About The Game
The critically acclaimed action-RPG series returns to the Nintendo Switch!
Set in the ninja-inspired land of Kamura Village, explore lush ecosystems and battle fearsome monsters to become the ultimate hunter. It’s been half a century since the last calamity struck, but a terrifying new monster has reared its head and threatens to plunge the land into chaos once again.
Hunt solo or in a party with friends to earn rewards that you can use to craft a huge variety of weapons and armor. Brand new gameplay systems such as the high-flying ‘Wire Action’ and your canine companion ‘Palamute’ will add exciting new layers to the already robust combat that Monster Hunter is known for.
Whether it’s at home, on the go, online or offline - you’ll always be ready for your next hunt on the Nintendo Switch!