Monolith Soft is pulling in some interesting talent for its upcoming Wii U RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X, some of which includes veterans of the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise. In addition to script contributions from Kazuho Hyodo (Gundam AGE, Gundam SEED Destiny), designer Takayuki Yanase is among the artists working on mechanical designs. More after the jump.
Nintendo recently revealed some of the upcoming amiibo NFC (Near Field Communication) figures due out in February 2015, with Xenoblade Chronicles hero and Super Smash Bros. participant Shulk among them. Turns out his amiibo will be exclusive to GameStop. More after the jump.
During yesterday's Nintendo Direct presentation, the English branch of the company mentioned that Monolith Soft is still targeting a 2015 release for Xenoblade Chronicles X. On the Japanese side of things that window is more specific, with the massive role-player due out next spring. Hit the jump for the trailer and more.
Following up on the official confirmation of Shulk in Super Smash Bros., director Masahiro Sakurai hit up Miiverse to show off another Xenoblade Chronicles character. Riki will be making an appearance as an Assist Trophy, and you can him and Sakurai's commentary after the jump.
Paired nicely with the confirmation of Shulk joining the Super Smash Bros. roster, Monolith Soft is bringing its 2010 Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles to Nintendo 3DS. That's the NEW Nintendo 3DS model, specifically, because it won't work on the current crop of systems. See a first look at the game after the jump.
As you may have seen, Monolith Soft's X turned out to be Xenoblade Chronicles X, due out sometime in 2015. While this doesn't directly continue Xenoblade Chronicles' story, it does follow its philosophical ideas, and there's been a ton of footage shown since yesterday. See it all after the jump.
If you head over to GameStop's website you'll see a banner for "Vintage Video Games," with Xenoblade Chronicles as the highlighted title. "You asked, we delivered," it says once you click through to the game's page, where the Nintendo Wii RPG is priced at $89.99 for a pre-owned copy. Read the GameStop's comments after the jump.
Another high point of today's Nintendo Direct presentation featured footage from an as-yet unnamed game from Monolith Soft, developer of Xenoblade Chronicles. Check out the trailer from Tetsuya Takahashi and his team after the jump.
Leading into the upcoming release of Pandora's Tower, Nintendo UK has mixed together a strong RPG cocktail with previews of the Ganbarion developed action RPG, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Xenoblade Chronicles, and The Last Story all poured into one trailer. Take a look after the jump.
Xenoblade Chronicles getting a North American release was one of the major coups for Operation Rainfall, the fan effort to get some of Nintendo Wii's major RPGs released outside of Japan. Now Nintendo is offering fans the chance to vote on Xenoblade's reversible cover art, just as it did with the European release. See the choices after the jump!
It's only been a couple hours since Nintendo confirmed plans to finally release Xenoblade Chronicles in North America. Now the April-dated game has a debut trailer to go along with the good news, so put on your party hat after the jump.
There's an interesting item on GameStop's internal point of sale system that should have many excited. It lists highly demanded Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles as a GameStop exclusive item, with a release date of April 3, 2012. Hope swells beyond the jump!