What you need to know
- Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is the newest spin-off of the Monster Hunter series.
- Newcomers to the game can get tips from a VTuber version of Tsukino, a main character in the game.
- The first episode of Lesson Time with Tsukino is up on the official Monster Hunter YouTube account.
Those who didn't play the original Monster Hunter Stories on the Nintendo 3DS may need some assistance orienting themselves in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. Thankfully, Capcom has a solution to assist new players who need guidance — in the form of a VTuber version of Tsukino.
Tsukino as a Vtuber?! 🙀 Learn the basics of #MHStories2 with the help of Tsukino-sensei... Vtuber-style! 😻
👩🏫 https://t.co/UYzWPh6M9J pic.twitter.com/isnYsmZG5lTsukino as a Vtuber?! 🙀 Learn the basics of #MHStories2 with the help of Tsukino-sensei... Vtuber-style! 😻
👩🏫 https://t.co/UYzWPh6M9J pic.twitter.com/isnYsmZG5l— Monster Hunter (@monsterhunter) August 19, 2021August 19, 2021
Tsukino is a new Palico character who makes her debut in Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, even getting her own amiibo, which unlocks a special costume in the game. This series of videos, called "Lesson Time with Tsukino" seeks to offer advice to new players, wrapped up in an adorable package. Though the audio is in Japanese, Capcom is giving the videos English subtitles, and seems to plan to give all the videos the same treatment. You can watch the first episode of this series below.
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Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.