The lack of named areas and a complete world map was a deliberate choice by the developers who did not want to limit themselves and wanted the world to feel endless.
In 2012 Resident Evil director Paul W. S. Anderson stated he was considering Monster Hunter for a film adaptation.
Monster Hunter Freedom series in order of original release:
Monster Hunter Freedom (2005, PlayStation Portable)
Monster Hunter Freedom 2 (2007, PlayStation Portable)
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite (2008, PlayStation Portable)