Capcom shares a look at Monster Hunter Rise Palico and Palamute "Kamura armor" concept art

Looking sharp!

Capcom continues their string of concept art releases for Monster Hunter Rise by showcasing some armor for your companions. Check out Kamura armor concept art for the Palico and Palamute below.

LINE mobile app gets Monster Hunter Rise stickers

Express yourself!

Monster Hunter Rise might not be launching until March in 2021, but Capcom is already spreading the word through all sorts of unique promotions. The latest efforts to raise awareness come from a collab with the LINE mobile app.

From now until Feb. 7th, 2021, LINE users can access a set of free Monster Hunter Rise digital stickers. Unfortunately, the stickers are set to disappear 180 days after you download them. In other words, grab them on Feb. 7th, 2021 and use them longer than most others!

Capcom releases another handful of Monster Hunter Rise clips

The hunt is on

Capcom has just released a series of quick Monster Hunter Rise clips to show off various aspects of gameplay. Snoop through the rest of the batch below.

Monster Hunter movie gets a new Chinese trailer

Planning to see this one?

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Monster Hunter movie, and it certainly does the best job of looking like the source material so far. Obviously final judgement will have to be reserved for the full movie, but at least this trailer does a better job of mimicking the source material.

Capcom details the pandemic's impact on Monster Hunter Rise, pre-orders going well, talks sales expectations

All signs point to a big hit

Monster Hunter Rise is set to launch March 26th, 2020, but apparently Capcom wanted to release it earlier. Capcom president Haruhiro Tsujimoto spoke to Nikkei about the game's development, and how things were slowed by the pandemic. Along with that, we get some news on pre-orders, along with sales expectations. Check out the statement below, as translated by Gaijinhunter.

Capcom reveals Monster Hunter Rise merch line

Dolls, charms, and more!

Monster Hunter Rise is set to launch on March 26th, 2021, and Capcom has lined up a whole series of merch releasing on the same day. Over in Japan, the e-Capcom online store will be selling two carrying cases, a set of acrylic charms, and plush dolls of the Palamute, Palico, and Magnamalo.

The "Supply Box" style case can hold a Switch, dock, controller, and some extra accessories, and is priced at roughly $45. The mini-case is more geared towards the Switch Lite, and is priced at $28. The series of charms will cost $25 individually, or $90 for the set of fourteen. Finally, the Magnamalo, Palico, and Palamute plush dolls are priced at $25 each.

Monster Hunter Orchestra Concert 2020 album releasing in December

Beautifully orchestrated Monster Hunter tracks

The Capcom and Promax organized Monster Hunter Orchestra Concert 2020 took place as a live-streamed ticketed event just over one month ago on October 3rd, and details on the official album have now been released.

Launching as a physical CD in Japan on December 9th, the album will be priced at ¥3,700 (plus tax). Digitally, it will be available via iTunes two weeks later, on December 23rd.

The majority of the tracks orchestrated at the concert are from Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, but four of the main monster medleys from Monster Hunter Generations are also preformed. A recently shared highlight video of the concert can be found above.

Monster Hunter Rise gets another round of footage

A clip compilation

Capcom has been releasing snippets for Monster Hunter Rise via social media over the last week. If you missed any of those gameplay bits, no worries. You can watch the video above, which is a complication of all that content. There's plenty of action to enjoy!

Monster Hunter movie launches March 26th, 2021 in Japan, the same date as Monster Hunter Rise's release

Rising up in March

Well this certainly can't be a coincidence. While the upcoming Monster Hunter movie is set to launch in North America in December 2020, our friends in Japan will have to wait until next year. Its been confirmed that the movie is set to release in Japan on March 26th, 2021, which is the exact same date as Monster Hunter Rise's launch. Looks like it's going to be a huge day for Monster Hunter and Capcom!

First set pics for the Resident Evil reboot movie spotted

Our first peek behind the scenes

We learned recently that the Resident Evil reboot film was moving ahead pretty quickly. There were already cast choices, along with the decision to make the film closer to the source material. Now we see that the project is already filming, with set pics from Sudbury, Ontario Canada popping up. You can see a few more pictures from in/around the set below.


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