Just what on earth is going on in this new trailer for Xenoblade Chronicles X? Did they wander into Grand Theft Auto?

That's New Los Angeles, the homebase area in Monolith's upcoming RPG, which will be out for Wii U next year. And the game looks great. Really. The Wii U desperately needs a massive role-playing game like this one, and if it's anything like the first Xenoblade, this will definitely be massive.

Here's the new footage, released during the Nintendo Direct today: