Jan 19
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Surprise! The Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning remaster is coming to Switch on March 16. That’s great news since Nintendo’s hybrid handheld feels like the ideal place to experience the pleasant 2012 action RPG, but bad timing since it’s just a week and change before Monster Hunter: Rise.

Oct 29
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The live-action Monster Hunter movie will begin its Japanese theatrical run next year on March 26, which is the same day Monster Hunter Rise is getting released on the Nintendo Switch. In case you missed the movie trailer, check it out here. 

Jul 8
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Ryosuke Yoshida, who most recently did game design for Devil May Cry 5 and lead combat design for Monster Hunter XX, has announced he is leaving Capcom for China’s NetEase Games Sakura Studio, where he’ll work as a Senior Game Designer on next-gen games. Yoshida joined Capcom in 2009.

Jun 30
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In a recent investor meeting, Capcom was apparently asked about plans to bring Monster Hunter World to the Nintendo Switch. It replied that it does not, but when pressed about how students enjoyed Monster Hunter on the PSP, Capcom supposedly answered it was planning on developing a Monster Hunter for junior high and

Jan 28
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Japan is getting a new Monster Hunter game for phones next winter. It’s called Monster Hunter: Riders, and there’s not much to glean from the trailer, but the graphics look good and cooking elaborate meals is also present. It’s free-to-play, though, so hopefully it’s not mired in gacha-style microtransactions.

Dec 16 2019
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Shintaro Kojima has left Capcom. Kojima produced Monster Hunter: Generations and has worked on a number of Monster Hunter games including the franchise’s debut PlayStation 2 title. 

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