Monster Hunter Rise.
For years a new MH game for Switch had been a dream of mine that felt like it would never come true, and now that it has, its everything I hoped for; amazing creature designs, thrilling combat, incredible depth and breadth of content, and a brilliantly addictive and rewarding loop of hunting to upgrade and upgrading to hunt.
Not just the best game of 2021, but quite possibly my favourite game since BOTW back in 2017.
I just picked up Monster Hunter Stories 2 and I’m really enjoying it. It’s more of a conventional turn-based RPG than Rise. It looks like it’s going to be a big hit. It was sold out everywhere in my area. Might even give SMT V a run for its money.