As wonderful a series as Monster Hunter is, there's no doubt that it's not something you can just hop into and pick up in five minutes like Super Mario Bros.. It's a very dense and complex affair which aids in its charm, but it can be supremely annoying and imposing for new hunters just starting out, and Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate is no different.

To give such players a leg up, we've chucked together nine quick tips to help you out in the video above, talking about various elements that might have passed you by, and mechanics that are woefully under-explained in game. If you fall into that category or you just fancy spending a few minutes comparing microphone quality, check out the video that we've previously mentioned that happens to be the whole point of this article.