AT A GLANCE
Given the level of detail poured into its predecessor Monster Hunter: World, it’s honestly unsurprising that Rise’s aesthetics are one of its biggest draws. But while it’s predictable, it certainly never fails to amaze. Everything from the cinematics to the characters and fight sequences feature an energetic, vibrant vibe that highlights the fantastical nature of the game’s world and keeps you coming back for more.
I’ll even toss in a special mention about the character outfits - unlike many other games, Rise doesn’t leave the best looking things for the later stages of the game. Even the NPCs in Kamura Village, like Elder Fugen and the Quest/ Hub Maidens look absolutely fabulous.
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Google I/O 2021
Google’s annual developer conference around everything the company does. While a lot of the technologies announced just fade into the background of what makes every Google service work, and therefore too boring for the everyman to read about, here are the top three that we’d love to see become reality.
XIAOMI MI 11 - THE AFFORDABLE FLAGSHIP
The Xiaomi Mi 11 has all the core features of what Xiaomi wants to offer in a 2021 flagship, without some of its over-the-top features from the Mi 11 Ultra. For instance, Mi 11 doesn’t have the secondary AMOLED display, multi-point direct ToF laser focusing, or IP-rated water resistance, all of which is available on the Mi 11 Ultra.
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Apple 12.9-Inch iPad Pro (2021) - Ridiculously Powerful
M1 was Apple’s first custom processor, and never in my years of writing about notebooks have I seen a processor that’s so powerful and efficient. In my review, I said it rewrote the notebook rulebook. So what did Apple do next? Naturally, it took the M1 chip and put it in the iPad Pro.
No Rest For The Wicked
With not one, not two, but three Diablo games in the pipeline and well on their way to release, I don’t think I can stress this enough: it’s a fantastic time to be a fan of Blizzard’s beloved dungeon-crawler franchise. On our end, we’ve already thrown a few punches at both Immortal and D2R’s Technical Alpha sessions, and so far, we’re quite satisfied with what they’ve got on the menu.
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Monster Hunter: Rise