Having found itself at the centre of a huge operation revolving around its localisation, Xenoblade Chronicles certainly has a lot to prove, but judging from this artwork it's got no fears in that department.

New screenshots from Nintendo show the game's party affinity system, showing how well members of your team like each other, directly affecting their effectiveness in battle. There's also plenty of shots of the battle system, with all the numbers, targets and all the other RPG delights you'd want to see in such a game.

There's also a stack of new concept and promotional art for the game, which we've embedded for your viewing pleasure below.