Monster Hunter Rise wins a grand prize at the Japan Game Awards: 2021! – Resident Evil 3 honored with the Award of Excellence in the Games of the Year division –

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) announced today that Monster Hunter Rise received the Grand Award in the Games of the Year division of the Japan Game Awards: 2021 (held by the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association), while Resident Evil 3 received an award of excellence. The prizes were announced at the Tokyo Game Show 2021 Online, which ran from September 30 to October 3.

Monster Hunter Rise, winner of the Grand Prix, is a Monster hunter title released in March 2021 on Nintendo Switch. The game was developed to provide a new Monster hunter experience that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere and with anyone. In addition to new monsters and locations, the game offers a whole new approach to the hunting experience through a host of exhilarating new hunting actions made possible with the Wirebug as well as the debuts of new “canyne” hunting partners. called Palamutes, all of which has been acclaimed by players, resulting in shipments of over 7.5 million units* 1 worldwide.

Resident Evil 3, winner of an Award for Excellence, is a remake title released in April 2020 that has shipped over 4.4 million units* 2 worldwide. The game incorporates new ideas and uses the latest technology, leveraging Capcom’s proprietary RE ENGINE to deliver a reimagining of the story and setting of the 1999 release, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis. Additionally, the title gives players the option to have fun both single player and multiplayer with the inclusion of Resident Evil Resistance, an asymmetric online multiplayer title that won an award in the Future Division of the Japan Game Awards: 2019.

Capcom remains firmly committed to meeting the expectations of all users by leveraging its industry-leading game development capabilities to create highly entertaining gaming experiences.

* 1 As of September 24, 2021
* 2 As of June 30, 2021

[Award List]

Games of the Year Division

Prize name

Title name


Grand Prize

Monster Hunter Rise

Nintendo Switch

Excellence Award

Resident Evil 3

PlayStation®4 / Xbox One / PC

[Product Information]

* Nintendo Switch is a registered trademark of Nintendo Co., Ltd.

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Helen L. Cuellar

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