The Monster Hunter World beta launches on December 9, giving players a little pre-season hunting before the game’s January 26 release. PlayStation 4 owners will be able to dress up as Horizon: Zero Dawn’s Aloy, complete with robot cat thing. Excellent.
Today is the first public day at the Tokyo Game Show. Meaning? Throngs of people have descended and are lining up to play games. There is one title in particular people want to play, and that is Monster Hunter: World.
Goodness, I know I’ve tried. Since Monster Hunter exploded on the PSP, I’ve always felt that this was a series I should be into. Like, it was a requirement for me as a resident of Japan. But yet, I could never quite get into Monster Hunter.
Monster Hunter World arrives on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One worldwide on January 26, with the PC version coming later. Along with the standard release there’ll be a $69.99 digital deluxe edition with extra cosmetic items and a $149.99 physical collector’s edition with art book and statue.
Typically, when Sony releases themed game hardware, the consoles come out the same day that the games do. That’s not the case for this Monster Hunter World PlayStation 4.
The only thing more satisfying than a successful Monster Hunter hunt is wearing the armor you made out of the beast you took down. I watched as Monster Hunter World director Yuya Tokuda hunted down a giant beast during a demonstration at E3, and while the weapons and monsters were great, the game’s world was the most…
Big swords. Large monsters. Carving blades. Even bigger swords than those other swords. It can only be one thing: Japan’s mega-popular franchise. It’s Monster Hunter World. Coming in early 2018.