September2018

November2017

  • 269

    Switch

    Review Xenoblade Chronicles 2

    Is the Switch feeling it?

    It seems so long ago now, but the latter half of the Wii lifespan had an overarching tale focused on localisation. Fans in the West kicked off 'Operation Rainfall' when it was clear that three intriguing Nintendo-published games would be Japan-only. Eventually they made their way to the West, and of the three...

November2015

  • 224

    Wii U

    Review Xenoblade Chronicles X

    A Mira-culous discovery

    Monolith Soft has made plenty of bold claims about Xenoblade Chronicles X. It's talked up the size of the planet as being five times that of Xenoblade Chronicles, stated that any landscape you see is there to be explored, and promised that there are not only dozens of hours of legitimate gameplay, but hundreds. Often that...

August2011

  • 147

    Wii

    Review Xenoblade Chronicles

    A true epic

    It's been a strange year for the Nintendo Wii, with a sparse release schedule and many proclaiming the death of the console. Yet here we have Xenoblade Chronicles, which debuted in Japan simply as Xenoblade in June 2010. This current release is only available in Europe and PAL regions, prompting fan-group protests in North America. To be...

February2009

  • 10

    Wii

    Review Disaster: Day of Crisis

    Monolith's near cancelled game finally gets a release, but is it a total disaster waiting to happen?

    The term 'action-blockbuster' is thrown around frequently these days, usually to describe an explosion-heavy-plot-thin film which garners praise and box-office approval. Taking a cue from this definition, Disaster: Day of Crisis leaps onto the Wii, possibly to avoid a particularly nasty explosion,..