Hello, and welcome to Discussion of the Week: Towns and Villages!
This week we examine some of the 'central hubs' of Monster Hunter, the places where you spend time inbetween hunts.
The offline town from the very first Monster Hunter (and MH Freedom). From what I've seen, it's a little... bare bones, but perfectly functional. There's some interesting story about the Hero's Blade, and the whole place is at least visually consistant (it reminds me a lot of the Forest and Hills).
The first town I came across in any MH game, and therefore one that invokes considerable nostalgia in me. I like the slight verticality of the place, the farm is nice, everything is quite compact and close, but there's still a really strong underlying aesthetic theme (v…
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Hello, and welcome to Discussion of the Week: Returning Monsters!
This week we look at monster that have returned in games considerably after their first appearance. This isn't a comprehensive list - that would include almost every monster in the series - just some of the stand outs.
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite -> Monster Hunter 4
Velocidrome was something of a strange choice to return; some would argue that it was replaced pretty comprehensively by the Jaggi in the third generation, but nonetheless it has found its way into the most recent MH game. And in fairness, it is considerably improved - proper rage mode, pin attack, exhaustion mechanics and breakable parts. You can ride it now as well!
MH2 -> MHF -> MHFU
Yama has a bit of an odd histo…
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So who are the monsters you like to face and to challenege, mine is savage deviljho, brute/black tigrex, and Dara AmadyuraRead more >
This might sound weird but I have recently got the bow and started using coatings. I never really used status coatings becuase I was never sure if they did more damage, normal damage, less damage, or none at all. Does anyone know if they still do damage, or does it remove damage for a status effect. Thanks :)Read more >
It's been three years since Iv'e played Monster Hunter, everyone in my group in monster hunter calls me Razor cause they know it's my gamer's name. When Monster Hunter Tri Ultimate was released last year, it is my favorite 3rd generation monster hunter game, some of the monsters in Freedom, Freedom 2 and Freedom Unite appeared in this generation, it has cool graphics like the rathalos in Monster Hunter Tri Ultimate, it has cooler graphics, and it looks a bit real. But CAPCOM made changes like this in Portable 3rd, same monsters are there, except for brachydios, hallowed Jhen, Savage Deviljho, Stygian Zinogre....and so on, also, they removed the underwater combat, and the underwater areas look the same, but the deserted island is exactly the…Read more >
Hello, and welcome to Discussion of the Week: HC Monsters!
I've been checking and I'm almost sure we haven't done this one yet. Anyways, this time we'll take a look at one of the most popular Frontier features: The Hard Core versions of monsters!
Starting with one of the most brutal HCs in the series. These Velocidromes have red eyes and a different-shaped crest, and they also learn some nasty tricks; including several new attack such as tail whips, jumps, and body tackles. Also, in G-Rank, it will spit Farcaster breath at you!
HC Kushala Daora is even better at harnessing the wind than the regular version, and is capable of making an huge hurricane by flapping its wings. But that's not all, it now freezes the ground when it roars, and gains …
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Hello, and welcome to Discussion of the Week: Strategies!
Something very different this week. Perhaps slightly more controversial.
Sonic Bombs have interesting, if somewhat limited uses. Personally I only bring them to Cephadrome or Plesioth fights, to kick the irritating fish out of the sand/water, though they're also useful for breaking Daimyo's shield move, stunning Yian Kut-Ku, knocking Remobra out of the air and cancelling Qurupeco's songs.
The problem is that (Cephadrome/Plesioth aside) most of the time you'll do more damage just continuing to batter the monster with your weapon, rather than faffing around with sonics. Though I concede they're probably helpful for beginner hunters testing things out.
Plesioth, Gobul and Zamtrios can all …
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I tried alot trying to defeat the dang Giggi and I finnally defeated the dang blood sucker after 49 minutes 32 seconds. I fought Baleful Giggi and dang, he was easier, but seemed to have a lot of health. I haven't killed it yet becuase a Deviljho appeared right at the Beginning of the quest. I got him down to limping in 35 minutes and had to get off. I soon realized that I played the game wrong. I upgrade my armor to full defense, but never upgrade my weapons. I also never use gems. Long sword and switch axe are probably my best at fighting with, and so is my pink rath bowgun, which realy helped me with Gigginox after my first defeat with my un upgraded Dios Katana. Its not just Giggi, but I feel like even for soloing mh3u G rank, I don't …Read more >
Ive Been Fighting with the devil jho in hr5 but it cant seem to die it drops down couple of times but still i cant kill it 50 minutes had gone only to 10minutes but still its alive and kickin hahahah what weapon should i take ? dragon/thunderRead more >
Good news for all of you who want to get their hands on the new Monster Hunter!!!
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will be at Hyper Japan 2014 @ Earls Court in London!!!!!
I have posted a couple of links below with details:
Main Site - http://hyperjapan.co.uk/
Details 1 - http://hyperjapan.co.uk/nintendo-bringing-pre-release-games-and-new-figures-this-summer/
Details 2 - http://hyperjapan.co.uk/play-the-latest-nintendo-titles-at-hyper-japan-2014/
Hope to see you all there.
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