Never played any of them. Not even too sure what it's about, but I hear the name tossed around an awful lot. Is it worth picking up?
P.S. Also, how about Dragon Quest? For some reason, I always thought these two games to be the same. --- Check out my Call of Duty Gameplay/Commentaries!! www.youtube.com/Yoshi7892
#2lambchipsPosted 1/20/2013 4:34:39 PM
if you have a psp or vita you could get them now its not a newb friendly game and to get the best out of it, you'll need to adapt to a new control scheme (right stick camera control blows for MH) --- i7 3820@ 3.60GHz| 16GB Corsair Vengeance 1600MHz DDR3| Gigabyte GTX670 2GB OC| Intel 520 Series 120GB SSD| Antec EarthWatts 750W Green
#3GiygasminionPosted 1/20/2013 4:35:21 PM
You can spend tons and tons of time in the game. Whether you enjoy it or not will depend on your love of its mechanics.
I spent about 80 hours on it, but in the end I quit before I got "too" far. --- NN ID: Achilles11 http://backloggery.com/schamman89
#4jedinatPosted 1/20/2013 4:37:43 PM
Monster Hunter is pretty much a game entirely made up of killing/capturing various monsters for materials for crafting... It's not really an RPG. Think of it as a fairly difficult action game focused almost entirely around long boss battles...
Dragon Quest is an RPG series in the most classic sense. Not even remotely similar.
#5kamikaze135Posted 1/20/2013 4:42:52 PM
You're in a hub and taking quests till you defeat the most powerful monster. Story is very minimal --- This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time -Tyler Durden
#6Plasma EXEPosted 1/20/2013 4:47:11 PM
The appeal comes from fighting numerous large monsters that are much more powerful than you (there's a huge emphasis on knowing it's attack pattern and when it's safe/not safe to attack it) with or without 2-3 other people and grinding on certain bosses to obtain material needed to craft/upgrade armors and weapons. It's a pretty difficult game, but it's rewarding and fun. There's enough variety if you get tired of grinding on one monster. --- The official Shiki-Ouji of the Shin Megami Tensei IV board 3DS FC - 2750-1413-5336