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Feature: A Summary of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Battle Presentation

A Summary of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Battle Presentation

Full video and details on combat skills, customization and party members

Nintendo and Developer Monolift Soft have made it their goal to show Japanese gamers just about everything Xenoblade Chronicles X has to offer through 30 minute online presentations; it's an admirable endeavour, even if there are no English subtitles. The last video took a...

News: New Details Discovered on Xenoblade Chronicles X’s Exploration System

New Details Discovered on Xenoblade Chronicles X’s Exploration System

This'll take a little more than a few hours to explore

The world that players are tasked with exploring in the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles X is certainly one to be looked forward to. While the setting may not be nearly as original as exploring the surface of the lifeless body of a titan, the alien world of Mira promises to be filled with secrets...

Feature: A Summary of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Presentation and What We Learned About Its World

A Summary of the Xenoblade Chronicles X Presentation and What We Learned About Its World

Details on planet Mira, New LA, GamePad usage, plus the full video

To date details around Xenoblade Chronicles X have arrived in snippets, mainly through tweets and interview quotes; up until today Nintendo and developer Monolith Soft have adopted a rather coy approach when releasing information about the game. The last couple of weeks have...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles X to Feature an Enemy Encyclopedia of 3D Models

Xenoblade Chronicles X to Feature an Enemy Encyclopedia of 3D Models

So, a Xenoblade Pokédex?

One of the greatest aspects of the gargantuan world of Xenoblade Chronicles was the fantastic beasts that populated it. Many of them like the creatures you might find in a game like Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, one couldn't help but marvel at their creative design and frightening power. Who could forget that first run through...

News: More Details Emerge on Xenoblade Chronicles X and Its Non-Linear World

More Details Emerge on Xenoblade Chronicles X and Its Non-Linear World

What a wonderful world

There's been plenty of hype and excitement surrounding Xenoblade Chronicles X. Its predecessor, Xenoblade Chronicles, was critically acclaimed as an excellent RPG on Wii, also bringing new ideas to the JRPG genre. The sequel has a lot to live up to, but as more information emerges it becomes clear that it may just live up to...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles X Will Feature An "Outstanding" Voice Cast

Xenoblade Chronicles X Will Feature An "Outstanding" Voice Cast

Outstanding

While many are no doubt looking forward to Xenoblade Chronicles 3D which will show off the power of the New Nintendo 3DS, it's worth looking further ahead; Xenoblade Chronicles X for the Wii U appears to be shaping up to be something rather special. Not just visually, but also sonically. Producer Shingo Kawabata recently took to Twitter...

News: Monolith Soft's X Combat is Shown Off, Based on Xenoblade Chronicles System

Monolith Soft's X Combat is Shown Off, Based on Xenoblade Chronicles System

Oh my...

While JRPG fans that adored Xenoblade Chronicles on Wii may have been hoping for a release date for Monolith Soft's latest in Nintendo's most recent Direct broadcast, we had to settle for some real-time in-game footage of the combat system. It was exciting to see, as it was the first time that a sustained period of gameplay had been shown...

News: Monolith Soft Lists "Urgent" Job Postings, Including Requirements in Network Implementation

Monolith Soft Lists "Urgent" Job Postings, Including Requirements in Network Implementation

Online play in 'X', please

As a subsidiary of Nintendo, Monolith Soft has been involved in a number of supporting roles — including some work on A Link Between Worlds — but is best known in recent years for its outstanding Wii title Xenoblade Chronicles. It's understandable, then, that there's some hype about its Wii U project, codenamed X and...

News: Xenoblade Studio Monolith Soft Was Involved With Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Xenoblade Studio Monolith Soft Was Involved With Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Many hands make light work?

Nintendo working with other studios on its big titles isn't anything new, but it's nevertheless interesting to note that Monolith Soft's name appears in the end credits to The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. The Xenoblade creator — which is a subsidiary of Nintendo — isn't a stranger to the Zelda franchise...

News: Monolith Soft's 3DS Title Makes an Intriguing Appearance

Monolith Soft's 3DS Title Makes an Intriguing Appearance

Courtesy of a job advert on Facebook

Monolith Soft is, for JRPG fans at least, a name at the top of many Wii U hype lists. The impressive trailer for X, as it's codenamed, reminded many of the sheer scale and epic adventure in Xenoblade Chronicles on Wii, but with greater resources to exploit on the system. This praise won't be news to eager...

News: Xenoblade Chronicles Team Recruiting for 3DS Game

Xenoblade Chronicles Team Recruiting for 3DS Game

Is that a Monolith in your pocket or..?

Xenoblade Chronicles developer Monolith Soft is recruiting for an unannounced 3DS project. The Japanese developer has several positions available, including motion designers, 3D CG designers and motion designers. The title doesn't have a name, but considering the jobs specifically mention monsters, maps and...

News: Monolith Soft's New Project is Bound for Wii U

Monolith Soft's New Project is Bound for Wii U

Studio's job listing gets updated

To date, Monolith Soft has had two titles published on Nintendo's current generation of home consoles and the job listing on the studio's website has revealed that its upcoming project is one being developed for the next generation. As translated by Andriasang, the listing appears to be a revised one dating back to June 2010 and positions that need filling include..