Monster Hunter Freedom is an action role-playing game for the PlayStation Portable. The game's aim is to complete quests given by various people in the goal of attaining higher and more prestigious hunting ranks. This game is the third installation in the Monster Hunter series and is based mostly on the second game, Monster Hunter G. However, this game contains many changes in order to allow playing through most quests alone. It has been criticized for its unusually long loading-screens and its slow pacing, both of which have been improved in the sequel.
Just like it's predecessors, Monster Hunter and Monster Hunter G, this game revolves around the player completing quests and gathering materials to upgrade their equipment in order to advance. The more rare the items and equipment, the stronger the main physical aspects of the character will be. Unlike other hack 'n' slash games, this game requires planning, study, passion, and skill in order to overcome large monsters instead of brute force. There are many weapons with which the hunter can use to bring down the monsters, these are sword and shield, greatsword, dual swords, hammer, lance, bowgun and the heavy bowgun. Each requires...