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  • Summary: In Monster Hunter: World you assume the role of a hunter venturing to a new continent where you track down and slay ferocious beasts in heart-pounding battles. This new land and its diverse inhabitants play a critical role in each quest as you strategically use the surrounding environmentIn Monster Hunter: World you assume the role of a hunter venturing to a new continent where you track down and slay ferocious beasts in heart-pounding battles. This new land and its diverse inhabitants play a critical role in each quest as you strategically use the surrounding environment including terrain, vegetation and wildlife to your advantage in battle or become hindered by the hazards they present. As a hunter, you must use your cunning and expertise to track and maneuver your targets throughout the intense, evolving battles. [Capcom] Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 34 out of 34
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 34
  3. Negative: 0 out of 34
  1. Aug 8, 2018
    100
    Capcom perfected the combat formula over countless releases, but it wasn’t until Monster Hunter: World that they stripped away what ultimately was never much fun to begin with. You spend less time spent preparing, and more time actually fighting. And sales figures suggest, as we all expected, that Capcom really had something special sitting under all that bloat.
  2. Aug 14, 2018
    95
    Monster Hunter World is one of the best games of the year, and it shines brightly on the PC.
  3. Aug 20, 2018
    90
    An amazing confluence of level and monster design, combat and gameplay systems, Monster Hunter: World is undoubtedly best Monster Hunter game. After spending well over a hundred hours outside the campaign, I think my original review score was actually a little low. As a game, Monster Hunter: World is still incredible, but the PC release can only be considered definitive for a relatively small number of power users with top-shelf GPUs and zippy processors. While everyone with a recent PC and decent graphics card can make the game work, for many players the best experience may still be on console.
  4. Aug 31, 2018
    87
    Monster Hunter World captivates with thrilling boss fights and its variety of weapons, but the PC port could have been technically better.
  5. Sep 4, 2018
    85
    Arriving eight months late on PC, everything that can be said about Monster Hunter World already has done. Rest assured though, the wait was indeed worth it. Anyone looking for a deep action game they can potentially invest hundreds of hours into need look no further. This is Monster Hunter, back and better than it's ever been before.
  6. Sep 17, 2018
    80
    Monster Hunter: World still has all the complexity expected from this series, but it dishes it out in much more palatable chunks than usual. It's still got a frightening amount of depth, but it feels manageable in a way that few in the series have pulled off before. Players may still feel a little lost from time to time, but a little guidance from series vets or other friends can drastically reduce the growing pains new players will likely experience. On top of all that, this is one of the best-feeling titles the series has had to date; so saddle up with some friends, and explore all the New World has to offer.
  7. Aug 22, 2018
    75
    It's not the worst console port I have seen, but it surely isn't the best one. The only real flaw of the PC version of Monster Hunter World is the buggy multiplayer mode. Everything else works just fine and deserves some attention - after all, this is one of the most captivating adventures in the virtual world ever.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 86 out of 170
  2. Negative: 56 out of 170
  1. Aug 4, 2019
    10
    A great iteration of one of my favourite franchise. The formula has been greatly modernized and we can see that it paid off looking at the sales !
  2. Dec 21, 2018
    10
    [PC]
    One of the best games, i've played this year.
    Totally worth to try and play with friends!
  3. Aug 9, 2018
    10
    This beautifully implemented port is a perfect PC introduction to the joys of Monster Hunter !
    My Gametime will reach 24h for every day !!!
    This beautifully implemented port is a perfect PC introduction to the joys of Monster Hunter !
    My Gametime will reach 24h for every day !!! Lets Hunt !!!
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  4. Mar 12, 2020
    8
    It is a great game with lots of different play style to learn and improve. Each weapon type really requires lot of learning to master and hasIt is a great game with lots of different play style to learn and improve. Each weapon type really requires lot of learning to master and has different way of apporaching each monsters with it. It is fun to find your best favorite weapons etc to deal with each situations. However, the weapon balancing is bit too simple and you often reach the same ultimate weapon armor combination to deal the maximum damage. Therefore as you play further into the game you often end up in the same equipments as other players. Other than that it is a fun game to play and you will defnitely enjoy the first 200-300hrs of the game play. Expand
  5. Aug 13, 2018
    5
    Not entirely impressed with this port. Kbm controls are unbearable, and yet even with a controller the combat feels slow and clunky.Not entirely impressed with this port. Kbm controls are unbearable, and yet even with a controller the combat feels slow and clunky. Navigating multiplayer is a nightmare, you need to jump through so many hoops. Want a smooth co-op campaign experience with friends? Forget about it. You need to all individually watch the cut scenes for every mission before you're allowed to co-op the story.

    I really want to love this game but Capcom are making it so hard. Not worth the full price tag, wait until its on sale. Hopefully they'll have fixed the never ending list of issues by then.
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  6. Jan 26, 2021
    3
    I wanted to like Monster Hunter.

    But it just isn't fun. The attack animations are painfully slow and the game just feels unresponsive. Then
    I wanted to like Monster Hunter.

    But it just isn't fun. The attack animations are painfully slow and the game just feels unresponsive.

    Then the weapon sharpening, holy **** I got like 3 full animations out in 2 minutes and now I have to spend another 2 minutes sharpening my sword.

    And after all the clunky combat and sword sharpening, the **** monster runs away.

    I guess it's more fun multiplayer so I gave it a 4 because Iof that, really a 3 though.
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  7. Jan 21, 2020
    0
    Опять эти анимешные герои с огроменными мечами... Скучная однообразная, не интереснаяОпять эти анимешные герои с огроменными мечами... Скучная однообразная, не интересная

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