Monster Hunter World / The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt crossover event goes live on May 9th. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players were given the chance to participate in this event back in February. “In this collaboration, the main protagonist of the Witcher series, Geralt of Rivia, makes an appearance in the New World! Play as Geralt of Rivia and take on a new special assignment! Go on a quest containing RPG elements from "The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt," and solve mysteries as an expert monster slayer for hire!” Starting May 9th, players will be able to earn materials to craft a Geralt Full Armor set and the Witcher’s Silver Sword. Players can also acquire special items, a unique gesture, a new guild card background, and exclusive poses and titles by completing Geralt’s quest line. In addition, from May 17th until May 30th, hunters HR50 and above will also be able to participate in a special event quest where they can acquire materials to craft a Ciri Full Armor set and the … [Read more...] about Monster Hunter World & The Witcher 3 Crossover PC Event Goes Live On May 9th
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The Witcher 3’s Geralt of Rivia is coming to Monster Hunter World! The crossover content revolves around a new, original quest line available to all Monster Hunter: World players who reached Hunter Rank 16 or above. Starring legendary monster slayer Geralt of Rivia, once again voiced by Doug Cockle in the English version of the game, ‘Contract: Trouble in the Ancient Forest’ tasks the witcher with tracking down and dealing with a powerful force known as the Leshen. Defeating this mysterious creature will require the skills befitting a seasoned professional, and gamers will have at their disposal the White Wolf’s arsenal and abilities, including his silver sword and combat magic. Players will also engage in dialogues with other characters, influencing how the story unfolds through choices they make — a hallmark of The Witcher series. Come February 15th, 1:00 AM CET, the most adept monster hunters (Hunter Rank 50 or above) will … [Read more...] about The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s Geralt of Rivia arrives in Monster Hunter: World!
Monster Hunter: World this week has announced the Iceborne expansion, which will arrive in autumn 2019. The content-rich Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will feature new quest ranks, locales, monsters, moves and gear in addition to a full narrative experience that continues on from the ending of Monster Hunter: World. The Monster Hunter: World base game is required for the expansion and is currently available across consoles and PC. More information on the expansion will be shared next spring. A new teaser trailer offering a sneak peek at the upcoming Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion is available to download from the Capcom press site now. In addition, there is plenty of exciting content for current players of Monster Hunter: World to look forward to soon. Capcom is working on a special collaboration with CD PROJEKT RED to bring professional monster hunter Geralt from The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt into the New World … [Read more...] about Monster Hunter: World Is Getting A New Expansion
Top 5: What Are The Best New Games Launching In August 2018? What are some of the best new games launching this month? Here are our top 5 titles to whet your appetite! Monster Hunter: World (PC/Steam) Release Date: August 9th The wait for the critically-acclaimed Monster Hunter: World on PC is almost over! Originally planned for Fall 2018, Capcom has now confirmed it will be arriving on August 9th, 2018. The title that released for consoles earlier this year has since gone on to become Capcom’s best-selling game in company history with over 8 million units shipped globally. In this entry, players take on larger than life monsters in a variety of vast, living, breathing ecosystems either solo or with up to three other hunters via online co-op, complete with drop-in functionality, a first for the series. A new trailer has been released today to mark the upcoming PC release which can be downloaded here. In Monster Hunter: World, follow the journey of the elder … [Read more...] about Top 5: What Are The Best New Games Launching In August 2018?
I’ve commented before here and there about ‘The Witcher’, the blockbuster game franchise developed by gamer darling CD Projekt Red. It’s a game series that I have tried time and time again to sit down and play and I just never felt invested in compared to games like Final Fantasy, the Dragon Age series, or even the Fable games. And it usually always boils down to me sitting there and asking myself why? Why are these games so difficult for me to immerse myself into and enjoy? When by all critical and gamer opinions they are superior to all three of the aforementioned franchises? It’s not that I think that they are bad games. In fact, the one place I would compliment them above all else is in their gameplay design – especially the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt which is often cited as one of the few games to do ‘Open World’ right. And while I honestly felt many of the side quests in Wild Hunt were tedious and … [Read more...] about On Being ‘The Other’: Thoughts on the Witcher Series