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Xenoblade Chronicles X slashes at Wii U in 2015 [Update: Trailer added]

Xenoblade Chronicles X, formerly known as "Project X," will arrive in 2015 for Wii U, Nintendo revealed during its E3 2014 livestream today. The Monolith Soft-developed game is a successor to Xenoblade Chronicles, the developer's 2011 Wii game. Update: Nintendo offered up a trailer for...

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New trailers for Mario Kart 8, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Bayonetta 2

We got quite a bit of 3DS news from today's Nintendo Direct, but it wasn't without a few tender morsels for Wii U owners. In addition to Little Mac appearing in Super Smash Bros, Game Boy Advance games hitting Virtual Console and the announcement of NES Remix 2, Nintendo rolled out new trailers for...

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Project X Zone gets 'Ghost' demo on eShop next week

Fanstravaganza Project X Zone already has an "Imperial" demo available for download on the 3DS eShop, but the game's official Nintendo page says there's another demo coming on July 2. The second demo is called "Ghost" and will give players a look at a completely different segment of the game. ...

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New Monolith Soft game 'X' coming to Wii U in 2014

X, a new game from Monolith Soft, is coming to Wii U in 2014. "The goal is to create a large-scale open world that players can explore seamlessly," Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said during the E3 Nintendo Direct stream today. Monolith Soft's previous game was Wii RPG Xenoblade Chronicles....

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Project X Zone crosses over into the US June 25

It appears that Namco Bandai has sneakily revealed a June 25 North America launch date for its crossover game with Sega and Capcom, Project X Zone. The date comes from Namco Bandai's official site, though the publisher has yet to issue an announcement or respond to our inquiries for confirmation on...

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Nintendo reveals new Monolith Soft game for Wii U, looks like Xenoblade

Nintendo has announced a new game from Monolith Soft, developer of Xenoblade Chronicles. A new trailer shows off gameplay and graphics reminiscent of Xenoblade Chronicles, complete with grand, sweeping environments and massive monsters. The game will be directed by Tetsuya Takahashi and will...

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Xenoblade developer working on new project for Wii U

Monolith Soft, the developer behind Xenoblade Chronicles, is quietly building something for Wii U. The above screenshot was snagged during the Japanese Nintendo Direct Wii U conference, thanks to Siliconera. Monolith Soft president Tetsuya Takahashi and the Xenoblade team are creating a new IP for...

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Project X Zone has more than 200 characters

The Capcom, Sega, and Namco 3DS crossover game Project X Zone will feature over 200 characters, according to a post on the game's official blog, as translated by Andriasang. This number refers to a combination of allies and enemies, and doesn't account for event scene-only characters, all of which...

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Xenoblade Chronicles dev Monolith Soft creating Project X Zone

Add a fourth company to the group contributing to Project X Zone – Nintendo. At least, it's a Nintendo-owned developer creating the 3DS Capcom/Namco/Sega crossover SRPG. Monolith Soft, most recently known for Xenoblade Chronicles, is developing the new game, Famitsu has revealed (via...

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Why Xenoblade Chronicles represents the past, present, and future of Japanese gaming

This is a column by Kat Bailey dedicated to the analysis of the once beloved Japanese RPG sub-genre. Tune in every Wednesday for thoughts on white-haired villains, giant robots, Infinity+1 swords, and everything else the wonderful world of JRPGs has to offer. If you want to know where Xenoblade...

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