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Exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles X Interview – YoVideoGames

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Matt from YoVideoGames had a exclusive Xenoblade Chronicles X interview with Corey from Nintendo’s Treehouse. This is a bit old, but i missed this one the first time around.

Xenoblade Chronicles X is Laying the Groundwork for HD Development at Monolith Soft

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Xenoblade Chronicles X is Monolith Soft’s first HD game. Many of the tricks, optimization techniques, and key areas needed in efficient high-definition game development is being made through Xenoblade Chronicles X. Producer Tetsuya Takahashi discussed this topic with EDGE.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Gamepad Usage Detailed

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Xenoblade Chronicles X producer Tetsuya Takahashi has detailed what Wii U players can expect the Gamepad to do in the Monolith Soft RPG.

“We decided that it would be perfect to use as a navigation device, in the same way that a lot of tablet computers are. We’ve put some important features relating to the game system and your objectives onto the GamePad, so I feel that this should create a very user-friendly experience for players.” Source: EDGE 

Xenoblade Chronicles on New Nintendo 3DS – First Look


Check out the first footage of Xenoblade Chronicles running on the New Nintendo 3DS.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Quest System will be “Much more User-Friendly”


Xenoblade Chronicles X producer Tetsuya Takahashi, has stated that the quest log and system for this game will be much more user-friendly than Xenoblade Chronicles’ on the Wii. 

Xenoblade Chronicles X Might be the Biggest Open World game Ever


Xenoblade Chronicles X producer has revealed that the game’s map will be more than five times bigger than Xenoblade Chronicles on Wii.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Wii U (Fan-Made TV Spot #2) – TonyKanameKuran


From the developer of the Xenosaga Trilogy and Xenoblade Chronicles comes an all new JRPG from Nintendo. If you dig giant robots, guns and ammo and epic storylines, you’ll gonna dig even more when you play Xenoblade Chronicles X from Nintendo and Monolith Soft… ONLY on Wii U!

Xenoblade Chronicles X Analysis: #2 WORLDVIEW – iYakku

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iYakku from YouTube has uploaded a new Analysis of Xenoblade Chronicles X on YouTube. Make sure you subscribe to their page as the guy or girl (not sure) does amazing work!

Xenoblade Chronicles X – Opening Intro with English Subs


iYakku has uploaded the English subs of Xenoblade Chronicles X’s opening sequence. Check it out below.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Analysis: #1 DOLL


iYakku from YouTube has put up a new analysis piece looking at Xenoblade Chronicles X’s DOLL. Check it out past the link.

Xenobladed Chronicles X – Gameplay Analysis – Part 1 & 2


Just incase some of you forgot, I uploaded my Xenoblade Chronicles X gameplay analysis’ today on PE Nintendo.  Watch both episodes below if you missed it.

Xenoblade Chronicles X – E3 2014 Gameplay Analysis – New Combat Abilities, Class Systems, and Story Details

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Francis from Playeressence breaks down the massive gameplay demo the Nintendo Treehouse team showed off at E3 2014. Combat improvements, new mechanics, class based characters, and more! Subscribe to my PE Nintendo Channel for more awesome content!

Xenoblade Chronicles X Reveal Trailer Analysis (2013) – Wii U’s Final Fantasy VII?

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This was my first gameplay analysis I did on Xenoblade Chronicles X back in 2013. Make sure you check out my E3 gameplay analysis of Xenoblade Chronicles X if you have already seen this one. Subscribe to my PE Nintendo Channel for more great content.

Xenoblade Chronicles X Developer Monolith Soft is Working on Multiple Projects

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The developers behind the massive Wii U RPG Xenoblade Chronicles X are reportedly working/helping out on several project according to Nintendo’s Mr. Takahashi. This was brought up at Nintendo’s shareholders meeting last week. Get the full Q&A past the link.

Monolith Soft X Listed for a Worldwide Release in 2014


Nintendo’s Financial Results Briefing has revealed the Monolith Soft’s X will be getting a worldwide release in 2014. Before, it was previously thought that the title might only hit Japan in 2014, then release worldwide in 2015. But that does not seem to be the case for now. You can see the listing for yourself here. Thanks Hardensoul72 for the tip!

Monolith Soft X – Nintendo Direct Combat Techniques Translated to English *UPDATED*

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DePapier from the Playeresssence community was nice enough to translate all of the Katakana written moves in the latest combat video for Monolith Soft X. Check it out below. **Updated** There was a mistake. Originally DePapier put “Banning Sword” but he meant “Burning Sword.” 

Monolith Soft X – Nintendo Direct (2.13.14) Screenshots look Great

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This was the highlight of the show to me (along with Little Mac for Smash!) Monolith Soft X, the game from Monolith Software got a brand new trailer. And now we have a batch of screenshots to boot. The game is looking phenomenal. Check out all the screenshots past the link. 

Monolith Soft X – 2 Minutes of Mech (Doll), Special Abilities, and Combat Footage


Monolith Soft released two minutes of combat footage for their new title ‘ X ‘. The video shows off Mech combat (Doll), special abilities, weapons switching, and more.

Monolith Soft “Urgently” Hiring for Multiple Positions


Monolith Soft’s new game might be even bigger than we imaged, as the firm has once hiring for programmers, designers, and planners. It seems like they are in a bit of a crunch, as the positions are marked as “urgent”

Monolith Soft Looking for a Network Programmer

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Monolith Soft is currently looking for a online network programmer. A new job listing shows the studio is in need of one. This points to Monolith Soft’s X having some sort of online gameplay outside of Miiverse. 

Project X Zone is on Sale on the 3DS eShop for $15


Namco Bandai has slashed the price of Project X Zone down to $15 on the 3DS eShop. This deal lasts through January 1st. Excuse me, I need to go download Project X Zone. If you are unsure on the game, read our review here

Monolith Soft Helped Develop The Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds

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Monolith Soft, the developers behind Xenoblade and Monolith Soft’s X. Actually helped out with the development of The Legend of Zelda A Link Between Worlds for the 3DS. Monolith Soft also helped out with The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword. I wonder if they are helping out with Zelda for Wii U as well?

GameStop Explains Xenoblade Chronicles Pricing, Reveals more Copies of Metroid Prime Trilogy on the way


GameStop has provided an official statement on Xenoblade Gate, as I like to call it. GameStop had been accused of printing new copies of Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii, gutting them, then labeling them as ‘pre-owned’ for a staggering $90. 

GameStop is Selling Xenoblade Chronicles for $89.99


Want to get a pre-owned copy of Xenoblade Chronicles for the Wii? GameStop has you covered…..for $89.99. Which is a bit of a discount from the $100+ on Ebay. 

I want to work for Monolith Soft’s Kyoto Studio!

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All joking aside, I could never leave this website. But if I knew Japanese, and could program games, I would love to work for Monolith Soft’s Kyoto Studio. Find out why below. 

IGN Rewind Theater: Monolith Soft X


The game of the show for me was Monolith Soft X. Check out this rewind trailer IGN did on the game.

Project X Zone demo is live in North America

Project X Zone is the crazy mash up of SEGA, Capcom, and Namco Bandai characters in a epic Strategy RPG. Players in North America can now access the demo on the eShop. 

Rumor: Monolith Soft’s ‘X’ game Could be Called Xenoform

With E3 so close, and Monolith Soft’s new game X rumored to have some new footage. A French Nintendo site has claimed to unveil the new name for Monolith Soft’s Wii U game. According toe the listing, the actual name of the title is called Xenoform.

Project X Zone Trailer Shows off the All-Star cast of Characters

I am pumped for Project X Zone. This game combines characters from dozens of games, into one, to create one of the craziest Strategy RPGs you’ll ever play. Check out this new trailer that shows off Ryu, Ken, Chris Redfield, Mega Man, Zero, Morgan, Chun Li, and more.

Project X Zone’s Limited Edition Bonuses are Awesome

Project X Zone, the strategy RPG composed of characters from Sega, Namco Bandai, and Capcom. Is getting a limited edition. Check out this video past the link detailing all the goodies you can expect to get on June 25th.

Project X Zone gets a English Trailer and Limited Edition Bonuses in the US

Project X Zone is coming to North America this summer. Nintendo has uploaded a new English trailer, along with announcing some new items players will receive in the limited edition version of the game.

Xenoblade 2 will be the Wii U’s Final Fantasy VII

Xenoblade 2 is on track to be one of the greatest RPG’s every created, and it could end up being the Wii U’s Final Fantasy VII.

Project X Zone is Coming to the 3DS on June 25th

Nintendo is adding another big game to the already stellar line-up of 3DS games released this year. The massive cross over game that features Capcom, Sega, and Namco characters, Project X Zone, will be released in the US on June 25th. More details past the link. 

Playeressence X Nintendo Episode 1 “EA Sucks”

Welcome to the first episode ever of Playeressence X Nintendo. In this vidcast we discuss all things Nintnedo. In this episode  Francis discusses Bit Trip Runner 2, Dragon Ball Z Attack of the Saiyans, Fire Emblem X Shin Megami Tensei, Xenoblade 2 and how EA sucks balls! Vote in the poll question below the video! Monolith Soft vs Intelligent Systems

Who's the better developer right now?

  • Monolith Soft - Xenoblade (61%, 45 Votes)
  • Intelligent Systems - Fire Emblem Awakening (39%, 29 Votes)

Total Voters: 74

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Retailers list Xenoblade for Wii U

I might have to break out my happy dance, because Walmart and Best Buy have both listed Xenoblade for the Wii U. Meaning, Xenoblade Chronicles, arguably the best RPG of last generation, is being remade in HD for the Wii U. 

New Project X Zone Screens

Check out some new Project X Zone screens below. 

Nintendo and Monolith Soft more than Happy to work Together

Monolith Soft, the creators of Xenoblade Chronicles and the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2, are happy and learning a lot from Nintendo, since the move to Kyoto. 

Monolith Soft Shows off Concept Art for 3DS game

Xenoblade Chronicles developer Monolith Soft has shown off a new piece of artwork that might tie into their 3DS game in the works. 

Monolith Soft isn’t Having any CPU Problems, Xenoblade 2 Surpasses Current Generation JRPGs

Nintendo’s President and CEO Satoru Iwata unveiled brand new Wii U games in Nintendo’s latest Nintendo Direct. X or Xenoblade 2 is primed to be the Wii U’s first original game that takes full advantage of the hardware and gameplay functions, leaving current generation JRPGs in the dust.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Trailer Beats Final Fantasy Versus to the Punch

Check out this awesome trailer for a game titled X for now, but will probably end up being Xenoblade Chronicles 2. The trailer really shows off the Wii U’s power as Monolith Soft might have created the best looking Japanese RPG i’ve ever seen. Seriously watch this trailer.