Summary: During the past few years the JRPG genre has been in a sort of slump, sure there have been exceptions such as eternal sonata and resonance of fate but for the most part the genre has been lacking killer titles that really push the genre forward into to new and inventive territories. then along came xenoblade.
Summary: DISCLAIMER: This review refers to the UK version of the game, released under the name XENOBLADE CHRONICLES. ___________ MONADO: BEGINNING OF THE WORLD (aka XENOBLADE) is one of those great games that (for some unfathomable reason) Nintendo had initially decided not to market outside Japan. It has been available, fully translated, since August in Europe (where my copy came from). This used not to be true for the US. Luckily, Nintendo North America (finally!
Summary: Slight spoilers ahead Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii) Story Xenoblade Chronicles begins as so many JRPGs do ...in a small peaceful town with the hero not really knowing where he is originally from and then suddenly everything that he holds dear is destroyed by mysterious metal clad beings... in that simple principle it holds its charm for setting up the beginning of a truly massive adventure filled with love and revenge.
Summary: The end of Wii is aproaching, but in its last pulse of life, it's giving us some of the best games of its catalogue. Xenoblade it's a clear example of that: a good RPG and a good game. Give it a try.
Summary: I'm writing this a bit prematurely as I've only racked up 7 hours of gameplay so far, but I feel good enough about this game already to add a comment or two. Apologies if its disjointed or badly spelt but I'm typing it on my phone. Initially the fmv graphics seem poor, around the level of a ps2 rpg, although we do know the wii isn't primarily focused in graphics anyway.
Summary: This is a must play for all wii owners... this is even better than the rpgs the PS3 and Xbox has... beautiful and open world combined with an amazing story plus the phenomenal music, this is without doubt the best JPRG of this generation cross console...