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Monster Hunter Rise

Weekly Famitsu Magazine no.1662

This week’s Weekly Famitsu post including review scores, most wanted games, and more. Buy physical copies of the magazine at this link.

Cover story

Weekly Famitsu

This week’s magazine cover features 20 pages on the two new Monster Hunter announcements (Monster Hunter Rise and Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin) for Nintendo Switch. Included are interviews with both title’s producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and Stories’ director Yasunori Ichinose. Development on the games are also at 80% and 30% complete respectively.

Feature stories

Ciel Nosurge and Ar Nosurge

Other feature Nintendo-related stories this week are for the recently announced Ciel Nosurge and Ar Nosurge remasters (see this post for more information) with four pages, six Pokémon Famichudan pages including The Crown Tundra, two pages on Derby Stallion (which is 90% complete), four pages on Balan Wonderworld, two pages on Mary Skelter Finale, the announcement of Grisaia Phantom Trigger 05 (see this post), and more.

Review scores

WWE 2K Battlegrounds

This week’s review scores included Ghost Parade with 29/40, WWE 2K Battlegrounds with 31/40, and Yomi wo Saku Hana with 33/40. Check out the full list of Switch review scores since 2017 until present day at this page.

Famitsu Most Wanted

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 (Switch) – 498
  2. Shin Megami Tensei V (Switch) – 429
  3. Bayonetta 3 (Switch) – 400
  4. Bravely Default II (Switch) – 357
  5. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (Switch) – 334
  6. Momotaro Dentetsu ~Showa Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban!~ (Switch) – 263
  7. Rune Factory 5 (Switch) – 201
  8. Ushiro (Switch) – 196
  9. Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & The Secret Fairy (Switch) – 191
  10. Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Switch) – 183
  11. Shin Megami Tensei III NOCTURNE HD REMASTER (Switch) – 175
  12. Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Switch) – 167
  13. New Pokémon Snap (Switch) – 140
  14. Monster Hunter Rise (Switch) – 130
  15. KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory (Switch) – below 99
  16. Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate (Switch) – below 99
  17. Genshin Impact (Switch) – below 99
  18. MAGLAM LORD (Switch) – below 99

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2 is at number one for the eighth week with Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity up to number five and a new entry for Monster Hunter RiseSakuna: Of Rice and Ruin is at #3 with 410 votes, Ushiro is at #5 with 315 votes, and Jack Jeanne at #9 with 125 votes in the Newcomers chart. Check out previous weeks’ Famitsu Most Wanted posts at this link.

Nintendo advert

Super Mario Bros. 35

This week’s first party advert features Super Mario Bros. 35! Check out past magazine adverts at this link.

Next week’s issue

The next issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine (out October 15 in Japan) is set to feature Ghost of Tsushima, Resident Evil Village, Guilty Gear Strive, and more.