Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review, Part 2: The Guilt of Being Alive

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is a JRPG developed by Monolithsoft and published by Nintendo. It was released in July 2022 as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. MSRB is $60. This is Part 2 of my review; if you haven't yet, I recommend reading Part 1. Reader Warning: I will be spoiling the game in this post, including … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review, Part 2: The Guilt of Being Alive

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review, Part 1: A JRPG Magnum Opus

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is a JRPG developed by Monolithsoft and published by Nintendo. It was released in July 2022 as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. MSRB is $60. This is part 1 of my review and will only contain minimal early-game spoilers about gameplay and basic story elements similar to what was shown in Nintendo trailers. … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review, Part 1: A JRPG Magnum Opus

A Newcomer’s Guide to Xenoblade Chronicles

So last year I made a newcomer's guide to Metroid, and I liked writing that post so much, I decided to make more of them. This year, with the recent announcement of Xenoblade Chronicles 3, I'd love nothing more than to introduce more people to Xenoblade. I'm going to structure this much like my last … Continue reading A Newcomer’s Guide to Xenoblade Chronicles

Ranking Smash Ultimate’s Second Wave of DLC Fighters

Well, people, it finally happened. We can now say for certain that everyone is here.  We’ve had quite a journey with this second wave of Smash DLC fighters. It all began as a bit of good news in January 2020 that we would get six more fighters, and then it kicked off for real in … Continue reading Ranking Smash Ultimate’s Second Wave of DLC Fighters

Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected – Expectations Managed

Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected is an epilogue story campaign set after the events of Xenoblade Chronicles's main story. It is included for free in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition. For my review of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition's main story, click here. So like in Torna: The Golden Country, Monolithsoft went through the process of making yet … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles: Future Connected – Expectations Managed

Xenoblade Chronicles: The Definitive Review

Xenoblade Chronicles is an open-world JRPG originally released on the Wii in 2012 in North America. It was developed by Monolithsoft and published by Nintendo. A remaster / remake with an extra story chapter was released for the Nintendo Switch in 2020. MSRB is $60. I played and reviewed the original Wii version back in … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles: The Definitive Review

Torna: The Fun-Sized Xenoblade

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna - The Golden Country, is an Action RPG developed by Monolithsoft and published by Nintendo. It released in September 2018 as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive. Torna is a prequel to Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and can either be bought as DLC to the original Xenoblade Chronicles 2 on the Nintendo eShop for … Continue reading Torna: The Fun-Sized Xenoblade

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Pokemon Elevated

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is an Action RPG developed by Monolithsoft and published by Nintendo. It was released in December 2017 as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. MSRB is $60. It's a classic conundrum when making video games. After a masterpiece like the first Xenoblade Chronicles, how would Monolithsoft follow it up? If they kept things the … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Pokemon Elevated