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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Xenoblade Chronicles X Review – A Flawed, But Remarkable Experience

Xenoblade Chronicles X released at the tail end of a year full of critically acclaimed titles, but manages to stand out with it’s mesmerizing visuals and engrossing combat. The JRPG…

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Overlooked Games of 2015 – Xenoblade Chronicles X

Xenoblade Chronicles X is my game of the year. That is not some hyperbolic statement, but rather my biased opinion of what I’ve played, a game that is legitimately that…

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Xenoblade Chronicles X – First Impressions

Xenoblade Chronicles X is, to put it simply, BIG. Really big. So big that making a timely review is a frankly impossible task. As a result, TechRaptor will be biding…

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Localization Changes Confirmed for Xenoblade Chronicles X

We can finally put the rumors to bed. Last week we reported on a rumor that Xenoblade Chronicles X, the upcoming RPG by Monolith Soft for the Nintendo Wii U,…