MONSTER HUNTER WORLD: NEWS SUM UP

Monster Hunter World (Japanese & English Subs) (PlayStation 4™, ASIA) US$ 59.99 pre

Over September Tokyo Game Show, Capcom has been revealed volume of Monster Hunter World details included new monsters, gameplay, and pre-order details. I believe all hunters can’t keep waiting for release. Here is the overall Monster Hunter World news from E3 2017 to TGS.

Plot

It begins with Research Commission sends its Fifth Fleet in pursuit of the colossal elder dragon known as Zorah Magdaros, it crosses the ocean towards the New World every 10 years. Players control one of junior hunter and join the geographic research team to discover the mystery moving volcano (Zorah Magdaros). The investigation team based in the village called Astera, as the first team recorded the village constructed by 40 years ago, and it became the way it is today due to many years of innovation. Same as past Monster Hunter, Astera have all shops and staffs with functioning.

Casting

Surprisingly, most of the characters will speak the language of your chosen in English or Japanese, rather than just spoken in the alien language in past and make every NPC become more personality in the camp.

The Handler

As official described, Handlers are experts in intelligence-gathering, cooperating with hunters and continually host for Commission’s research mission. I can say she is the most powerful character in Astera, every monster named on her death note will be dead. Poor monsters.


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The Commander

Research Commission Chairman, tough man experience pass 4 times research fleet. Commanding with a calm and strong mind, willing to pay all cost for the pursuit of colossal elder dragon.

Field Team Leader

Grandson of the Commander and was born and grew up in the New World. Bravery and strong body, typical leadership styles.

 

New character creation system

Capcom has disturbed new character creation in Monster Hunter World, allowing hunters to create a unique avatar and even your Palicoes, all your will have tons of options for customization. Video has contained most of the detail options you can choose in future game releases.

ECO-SYSTEM

As we known Monster Hunter World will be played in the open world system, Hunters able adventure different area in a map without loading even with the monster. After the Tokyo Game Show, the official also revealed three maps with different theme and element. Let check this out.

Ancient Forest

It’s similar to old version map Primal Forest and Everwood, hunters could feel the tropical forested, grass and insect everywhere. Just like Amazon rainforest, it could be most biodiversity map in-game world. Major monster included GreatJagras, Pukei-Pukei, Tobi-Kadachi, Anjanath and Rathalos.

Wildspire Waste

A massive strip of parched land conjoined with a swampland that takes in water from the Ancient Forest while varied vegetation has sprung up along many watering holes.  Full of dirt and sand, the place which living with most dangerous monster – Neruginte, it could be most physical strength monster in Monster Hunter history, growth with a pair of unbelievable thick horns on top of head and armor with un-destroyable sharp spikes whole body. The Same map lives with Kulu-Ya-Ku, Barroth and Jyuratodus.


Coral Highlands

Hunters probably miss understood this map is underwater since all place growth with coral and seagrass. According to the official, the highlands have full of coral’s egg keep rising in the air and feed whole supply chain. Living monsters likes, Paolumu, a white bat lives actively in the daytime and could attack by charging air from its neck. Twitwiyaaku, Bird Wyvern with flashing bomb on its head.

 

Weapon & Armor System

Total 14 weapon type which allows hunters to use included Great Sword, Long Sword, Sword and Shield, Dual Blades, Hammer, Hunting Horn, Lance, Gunlance, Switch Axe, Charge Blade, Insect Glaive, Light Bowgun, Heavy Bowgun, and Bow. However, the hunting styles system start in cross series has been removed and add unique movement in the specific weapon. For example, the insect Glaive can do the sideway dush during the air, Long Sword has the special attack with extending hit the range and both Bowgun can shoot and walk at the same time to avoid damage.

Monster Hunter: World is due out worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on January 26.  It will only release for PlayStation 4 in Asia and Chinese subtitle will come up with update patch as PlayStation Press confirmed. Ha… BTW the pre-order of the Capcom Figure Builder Monster Hunter Standard Model Plus Vol. 9 will be available at the same time. Cheers!

Capcom Figure Builder Monster Hunter Standard Model Plus Vol. 9 (Set of 6 pieces) US$ 46.99 pre
Big thanks to Gematsu.

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