The next massive sci-fi role-playing game from Monolith Soft, the creators of Baten Kaitos and Xenoblade Chronicles, comes exclusively to Wii U. A terrible intergalactic war leaves just a handful of Earth survivors trying to live in a beautiful yet hostile environment. Players engage in battles against powerful creatures of all forms and sizes using the deep battle system that builds on the triumphs of Xenoblade Chronicles for Wii.
If there are two things that are quite well known regarding Nintendo, is that they either like to play it safe with their core franchises like Mario, Pokemon and Zelda, or in the case of franchises like F-Zero or Metroid, abandon them completely. With the exception of their hardware, Nintendo aren't the biggest risk takers in the business, and while some of their franchises do indeed innovate such as Super Mario Sunshine or the two Galaxy games, it's not long before we're back to the standard platformer mechanics in games like Super Mario 3D World. In 2011, fans banded together and created a campaign to persuade Nintendo to release a trio of Japanese games in the West, and not long after, Nintendo actually gave in. The first game to be released, which was arguably the... Read Review