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Xenoblade devs working on open-world RPG for Wii U dubbed 'X,' coming 2014

Monolith Soft, developer of Xenoblade Chronicles, is working on a brand new open-world JRPG for Wii U.

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Monolith Soft, developer of Xenoblade Chronicles, is working on a brand new open-world JRPG for Wii U. "The goal of Monolith Soft's new game is to create a large-scale open world that can be explored seamlessly," Nintendo explained. It will be coming in 2014.

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    June 11, 2013 7:40 AM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, Xenoblade devs working on open-world RPG for Wii U dubbed 'X,' coming 2014.

    Monolith Soft, developer of Xenoblade Chronicles, is working on a brand new open-world JRPG for Wii U.

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      June 11, 2013 7:57 AM

      First Wii U game I give a fuck about! I still need to finish Xenoblades though, lovely game but huuuuuuge.

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        June 11, 2013 8:36 AM

        I'm at about 70 hours and I think I'm wrapping up the main storyline.

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          June 11, 2013 8:41 AM

          I'm just getting started on it. I'm only about 6 hours in and really haven't done anything yet.

          Hey, maybe I can ask you a question. What do you do with all the random crap you find laying around and in battles. Should I just be selling that stuff or should I save it for crafting or something?

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            June 11, 2013 9:00 AM

            Just hold on to it until you need money or run out of inventory space. A lot of the items are used for fetch quests and some of them are retardedly rare and you don't want to have to spend years to find them. Looking at you, Ice Cabbage.

            Also, some of them can be used to improve affinity between characters. On the inventory screen, you can "gift" characters certain items. The change is not always positive and depends on the item and character. Getting affinity through combat is much more efficient in my opinion, though.

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              June 11, 2013 9:04 AM

              ding ding ding.

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              June 11, 2013 9:04 AM

              yo, o-dog, if I'm fighting Gadolt in Agnaritha, how far am I from the end? Can't be far, right?

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              June 11, 2013 10:09 AM

              Thanks. I'll hold onto it for now. I did give one random piece to somebody for the hell of it, and it seemed to make them happy.

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      June 11, 2013 8:03 AM

      They really couldn't bother giving us a new trailer for this?

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        June 11, 2013 8:10 AM

        they did , shack just posted the old one

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          June 11, 2013 9:04 AM

          Oh wow, you're right!

          http://e3.nintendo.com/games/detail/x/

          I'll be in my bunk.

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            June 11, 2013 9:22 AM

            Thanks! Now I have something new to watch every time I think about selling off my Wii U

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              June 11, 2013 9:24 AM

              God damn this really is looking like the perfect blend of Xenogears and Xenoblade.

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            June 11, 2013 10:09 AM

            It look so amazing. I really don't want a Wii U... but holy shit.

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            June 11, 2013 10:24 AM

            Is this an RPG where you fight dinosaurs and turn into a Transformer?

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              June 11, 2013 10:38 AM

              Haha, seriously. I have zero clue what this game is about.

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      June 11, 2013 8:33 AM

      Friggin' hell. I really wish this would come out on something else. I will buy this game when it comes out in hopes that I can get a super cheap Wii U at some point down the road to play it. I'm not going spend two months trying to track down a copy this time like I did for Xenoblade.

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        June 11, 2013 8:33 AM

        Actually, I should probably buy 4 copies and hold them for a few years and sell them for $120 each like people are doing with Xenoblade now.

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          June 11, 2013 10:36 AM

          Xenoblade's path the US was a bit different though

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            June 11, 2013 10:39 AM

            You think they will do a wider release this time?

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              June 11, 2013 11:17 AM

              Good point. It's hard to judge how many copies will be printed, but those graphics are super awesome - and it has potential to snag a bit of the Monster Hunter crowd

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        June 11, 2013 11:38 AM

        Nintendo owns Monolith Soft now. It is truly the biggest crime in video games. :(

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          June 11, 2013 11:40 AM

          Well they seem to be getting the funding and support they need to be making better games than they ever did with Namco, so whatever.

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          June 14, 2013 11:54 PM

          Crime?
          AHA! Hell no.
          The biggest crimes in video games are Microsoft obtaining Rare's IP's and subsequently shatting all over them, and their insistence that "Big Brother" is the future of video games with their XBone.

          No, Monolith Soft is in GOOD HANDS with Nintendo. You cannot deny that the Wii U NEEDS games like this, at any rate, if it plans on attracting more people outside of its first-party-game-lovers.

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      June 11, 2013 4:07 PM

      Looks like a PS4 / Xbone game.

      WOW !!!

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      June 11, 2013 4:18 PM

      Awww yeah

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      June 11, 2013 7:09 PM

      I knew it wasn't gonna be related to X: Their Destiny Was Foreordained http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0184041/ (also known as X/1999) but I checked anyway, just to be sure.