37 Tips For Monster Hunter: World Newcomers

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37 Tips For Monster Hunter: World Newcomers

Monster Hunter World has finally arrived onto consoles. Given that this is the series’ first time on a non-portable console in ages, there’s going to be many people coming to the series for the first time. Monster Hunter is a complicated game with a lot of features and systems interacting with one another, and it doesn’t hold your hand. Instead, it drowns you in tutorial windows and then lets you fend for yourself like a proper hunter in the wild. While there’s something to be admired about this design, new players may be intimidated.

Hopefully this guide, put together by the G.I. Monster Hunter: World crew, proves useful to you.

Combat & Character Builds

Watch Every Cutscene In Monster Hunter: World

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Watch Every Cutscene In Monster Hunter: World

Hey, spoiler warning, this video has all the cutscenes from Monster Hunter: World from start to the end of the campaign. If you're interested in that, you should probably check it out.

No commentary or voice-over to worry about, just those sweet delicious scenes of my character walking into some seriously scary situations. Some of those Elder Dragons are pretty scary! Something to note, as cool as these cutscenes are, the real highlight of Monster Hunter is the epic battles themselves, so check out our review - and consider getting in the mix yourself!

Check them all out back-to-back in the video below.

Join Us For A Monster Hunter: World Player Housing Tour

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Join Us For A Monster Hunter: World Player Housing Tour

Players start out with rather crude living quarters in Monster Hunter: World, but as one rises through the ranks of monster slaying and mastery, new options become available. Join us to check out some of the cool pets you can place in your exotic private suite, Palico gadgets, and how to send out your kitten army to gather gear for you all from your cozy home.

Join Dan Tack and Ben Hanson as they hang out, pet a rabbit thing, and check out a lush secluded garden.

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Everything You Need To Know About Monster Hunter: World's Town Hub

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Everything You Need To Know About Monster Hunter: World's Town Hub

The main city in Monster Hunter: World grows as you progress through the game, from a scrappy outpost to a bustling trade port filled with all kinds of player interactions and enhancements. With a town this big, you don't want to miss anything - so we decided to take a little jaunt through the busy streets and invite you along for the ride!

Join Dan Tack and Ben Hanson as they take a guided tour of the town and all of the different shops, activities, and research facilities in this video feature.

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Watch Us Take On Nergigante In Monster Hunter: World

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Watch Us Take On Nergigante In Monster Hunter: World

Are you ready to take on an Elder Dragon? Nergigante is the first Elder Dragon you face in Monster Hunter: World, delivering a bit more bite than challenges before him. While perhaps not quite as intimidating as some of the other end game challenges, bringing down one of these puppies is milestone on your journey to becoming a top tier monster hunter.

Join Daniel Tack, Javy Gwaltney, and Jeff Cork as they attempt to rein in this vicious, wild monster in this special video feature.

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Check Out The Coolest Armor In Monster Hunter: World

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Check Out The Coolest Armor In Monster Hunter: World

Are you wondering what some of the coolest sets you can acquire for yourself (and your plucky Palico) are in Monster Hunter: World?

Look no further, as Dan Tack and Ben Hanson are here to provide you with a quick rundown of all the standout sets you can snag! All the fashion, all the functionality, and all the fun, right here in this video feature!

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Tips For Going Solo In Monster Hunter: World

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Tips For Going Solo In Monster Hunter: World

While a big part of the fun in Monster Hunter: World stems from playing with friends and random players, syncing up different weapons and playstyles to deliver a deluge of punishment to a massive monster, maybe you don't want to get online or group up at all. Monster Hunter: World can be enjoyed completely by yourself as a single-player game. If you choose to go it alone, you have plenty of different tools available to make the experience manageable. While it's probably not a problem to solo your way through things like Great Jagras and other low tier monsters, when you start getting to Elder Dragons and other high-tier fare you may find yourself seeking an extra edge in the fight. Here are some tips to take with you if you want to tackle the challenges of Monster Hunter: World alone.

RPG Grind Time – What Is An RPG And How Is That Evolving?

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RPG Grind Time – What Is An RPG And How Is That Evolving?

It’s the age-old question: What constitutes an RPG? This is something that’s been on my mind lately as the genre continues to grow and moves in different directions. If you ask anyone, their answer will differ depending on what they find important. For some, leveling and customizing your character are essential. For others, narrative and immersion – specifically how you control the will of your hero – are at the top of the list. This also extends to things like choice, whether it’s over the narrative or how you build your character. Wikipedia’s definition is vague almost as a way to encompass everything, stating “the player controls the actions of a character (and/or several party members) immersed in some well-defined world.” 

What The Heck Is This? Episode 18

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 What The Heck Is This? Episode 18

We cover a lot of big, well-known games here at Game Informer. Thanks to these efforts, you (hopefully) know all about the next big franchise, or the highly-anticipated new game from that notable indie developer What about those random games that fly under the radar? The one among the dozens that release every day on Steam? Or that Xbox One game with the weird title? This new video series is an attempt to highlight those games – for better or worse.

We see these type of games all of the time. The game that we look at and say, "What the heck is that?" This is our chance to play them and decide, on the spot, if we want to keep playing them, or move on to to something different.

In episode 18, we we play two pixelated action games with Full Metal Furies from the creators of Rogue Legacy and Iconoclasts, a Metroid-inspired platformer.