GAMERTAG: Tyjet Sel’ryam, Cosmic_Failure
MAJOR: (Monster) Hunting
Somewhere in my mid-teen years I picked up a copy of Monster Hunter Freedom Unite for my PSP, and shortly after acquiring the game, I think it’s safe to say I was addicted. One of the things that hooked me was the fact that there was no EXP or Levels, just better gear and actual skill (learning a monster’s attack patterns and knowing the best time to counter or dodge).
There is a good amount of excitement to be had when fighting a tough, high speed wyvern (re: Tigrex, Nargacuga), reaching the truly giant Lao Shan Lung (which is large enough that you get to use a castle’s ballista to damage it), or taking on the challenge of fighting two wyverns in a small, open arena.
Felyne Companions were another reason to love Freedom Unite. Somewhat anthropomorphic cats that can wear armor, wield weapons, and join you on the hunting grounds. Hella fun.
God Eater became my favorite Hunting game a while later, with it’s anime style, wonderful music, actual story, speedy character movement, and living weapons that could switch seamlessly between sword and gun forms.
I also have interest in Action/Adventure, RPGs, Strategy/Tactics, and FPS, but Hunting is the genre I think I’ve enjoyed the most.
Sorry for rambling…