Monolith Soft Articles


earthboundgamecube

Upcoming Book Describes Debated EarthBound GameCube Game

Former Namco producer Yasuyuki Honne, who was the director for Baten Kaitos, is writing a book about the late Satoru Iwata. An interesting tidbit in the book describes a potential…

xenoblade chronicles 2

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Sells Over 1.7 Million Copies Around The World

It’s an auspicious day for Monolith Soft and JRPGs. Xenoblade Chronicles 2 has sold more than 1.7 million copies worldwide. This figure makes it the best-selling game in the Xenoblade series as well as…

new zelda game monolith soft

New Zelda Game in the Works from Monolith Soft

Xenoblade developer Monolith Soft is ramping up production for a new Zelda game. A post on the Japanese developer’s website is advertising several positions including programmers, designers, and technical artists as reported…

xenoblade chronicles key art wallpaper

Monolith Soft Opens New Studio in Iidabashi

Monolith Soft, the developers behind the Xenoblade series, has opened up a new studio in Iidabashi, a district of Chiyoda, Tokyo. The announcement was made via twitter by Monolith Soft…

xenoblade chronicles 2 review header

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review – A Flawed Blade

Xenoblade Chronicles is one of my favorite games of all time. I don’t think I’ll ever forget entering Gaur Plains as that now iconic theme swelled up and set the…

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Header

Xenoblade Chronicles 2’s First Patch Coming Next Week

Director Tetsuya Takahashi at Monolith Soft has detailed Xenoblade Chronicles 2‘s first patch, set to come out next Friday, December 22nd. This first update brings bugfixes, plus some quality-of-life changes to…

Xenoblade 2 Direct

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Dual Audio and Expansion Pass Announced

On Tuesday morning, Nintendo released a 16-minute Nintendo Direct completely focused on Xenoblade Chronicles 2, providing more details about the story, characters, and battle system. Additionally, an expansion pass was…

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Header

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Nintendo Direct November 7

Nintendo has been bringing its A game since the March release of the Switch. We’ve seen not just one but two game-of-the-year contenders coming from the Japanese juggernaut, and it…

middle earth shadow of war

Middle Earth: Shadow of War Delayed Until October 10th

Developer Monolith have announced via their community forums that the upcoming open world action sequel Middle Earth: Shadow of War will be delayed until the 10th of October 2017. The game…

shogo

Craig Hubbard Talks SHOGO

Yesterday, I posted a piece on SHOGO: Mobile Armor Division, a 1998 Monolith FPS that pays tribute to classic mecha anime, such as Mobile Suit Gundam, SDF Macross, and Mobile Police Patlabor. It was…