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Confirmed: Xenoblade coming to North America in April 2012

Confirmed: Xenoblade coming to North America in April 2012

by Greg DabkeyDecember 2, 2011

The highly anticipated Xenoblade Chronicles has just been confirmed by Nintendo of America via their Facebook page  to be coming to North America in April 2012.  It is also now listed as a Wii game on the official Nintendo website, and the title will be an exclusive to GameStop in the U.S.

Picture taken from Official Nintendo website.

Source: Official Nintendo Xenoblade Chronicles Page






Dec. 2, 2011

It’s man vs. machine in a new game coming to Nintendo’s Wii™ console in spring. Xenoblade Chronicles™ asks players to use the Monado blade to take on a seemingly endless series of invading Mechon robots in a sweeping role-playing adventure.

The main character is Shulk, a weapons researcher who must confront the Mechon by wielding the ancient Monado blade. It’s the only weapon that has any effect against the Mechon, and it also enables Shulk to see the future.

Players can customize their characters with a variety of weapons and armor choices, as well as headgear, boots and gloves. As in many role-playing games, players can then gain experience and upgrade their characters. Players can watch their enemies, learn their tactics and unleash real-time counterattacks.

The vast open world of Xenoblade Chronicles is ripe for exploration. Players can avert their focus from the main story and venture out looking for other challenges and side quests. Hidden areas and unique monsters are scattered throughout the game’s massive world, which players can explore freely.

Xenoblade Chronicles has already launched in Japan and Europe, and has received unanimously positive reviews, including several perfect scores.

Xenoblade Chronicles will be available exclusively through U.S. GameStop retail locations, and at a suggested retail price of $49.99 in the United States. Additional information about the game will be announced in the future. For more information, visit

[Nintendo PR]

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Greg’s gaming hobby started with the NES when his grandma purchased it for Christmas one year. He started with Super Mario Brothers with Duck Hunt set and Super Mario would become the first game he beat. From there he continued gaming with the nearly every Nintendo home and portable console. Most recently he games on the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Wii U. His favorite series include Mariokart, Legend of Zelda and Metroid. His genres of choice are action/adventure, RPG, puzzle/strategy and platforming. Greg has been blogging for NintendoFuse since November 2011. Currently, he enjoys writing game reviews and sharing news with readers.

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