Nintendo employee Alison Rapp, who’s been a target of harassment over censorship controversies in recent months, said on Twitter that she has been fired. “Today, the decision was made,” she wrote. “I am no longer a good, safe representative of Nintendo, and my employment has been terminated.”
Cassandra Lee Morris voiced Lin Xenoblade Chronicles X, one of the game’s main characters—and a source of controversy. In the US and Europe, the character couldn’t wear certain bikini costumes. On YouTube, she released a video about the process of making the game and weighed in on the “censorship” discussion.
The huge new Wii U JRPG Xenoblade Chronicles X seems like it wants about 80 hours of my life. I’ve given it 18 so far, and I’m going to give it some more.
Xenoblade Chronicles X is set for release in the West on this December. But here in Japan, the game has already been out for two months. Here’s what Japanese gamers think of the game.
The epic Wii U role-playing game Xenoblade Chronicles X that has so far failed to thrill one of our guys in Japan, where it is already out, will make it to North America just before Christmas. It’ll be out on December 4.
Xenoblade Chronicles X is a massive game—and one I am still not even close to finishing. However, with over 70 hours of gameplay under my belt, I think I am finally ready to tell you what this game is all about.
I’ve spent a lot of time in the sprawling open world of Xenoblade Chronicles X, doing quests and just exploring. And given how much time I’ve spent running, that got me to wondering just how large the main continent was.
Then I promptly broke it.
As I write this post, Xenoblade Chronicles X is up on my TV, its music blasting from my surround sound system—just as it has been for hours.
I had no idea how much I wanted an RPG to let me do this until now.
Via Miiverse, a screenshot from the Japanese version of Xenoblade Chronicles X (which comes out in North America and Europe later this year).
Xenoblade Chronicles X may be on a system far less graphically powerful than the PS4 or Xbox One, but that doesn’t stop it from having some of the most beautiful alien scenery I’ve seen in a game.
Xenoblade Chronicles was one of the best RPGs the Wii had to offer; and while we didn’t exactly love last month’s 3DS port of the game, we’re still excited to play the Wii U sequel. So join us as the Up All Night Stream plays Xenoblade Chronicles X.
Here’s a short Xenoblade Chronicles X clip that demonstrates how online group quests will work. People can form “Squads” and participate in special “Squad Quests” (the footage starts at the 0:45 mark in the video) to kill tougher monsters for better loot. Just like in MMOs.
Want to watch a ton of new footage from the upcoming Wii U game Xenoblade Chronicles X? Check out this archive of Nintendo’s livestream this afternoon, which includes an eight-minute overview video and then an hour of Treehouse staff playing the game live. (The footage starts at 34:00.)
So Xenoblade Chronicles X is coming to the Wii U. Good news for those looking forward to a sprawling RPG. Slightly less so if you remember the game’s 2013 trailer.
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