Submitted by cyguration 442d ago | opinion piece

Wii U's X Aims To Destroy Xbox One, PS4

Gaming Blend "A new trailer for Monolith Soft's X has been unleashed and it features giant mechs, giant monsters, cool special attacks, amazing graphics and all the power of the Wii U jam packed into a true next-gen title." (Wii U, X)

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tigertron  +   443d ago | Well said
In no way whatsoever does this game look like a PS4 killer.

Whoever wrote this is either joking or being delusional.
stuna1  +   443d ago
The sad thing is that the ones disagreeing truly believe this can happen, which makes this more than a difference of opinion! To them this fits into to their realm of possibility however delusional and bizarre it may be.

You only have to read my comment below to see I wasn't trying to slag the game or the WII U, to see fact facts have no bearings on a truly delusional mind.
UltimateMaster  +   442d ago | Well said
"killer" or "destroy" is a harsh words.
"Appealing" to the PS4 and Xbox One gamers, for sure.

This game would make those gamers to buy the console to play that game.
You just need much more of them.
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xHeavYx  +   442d ago
Flamebait title to get some hits, nothing to see here
Eonjay  +   442d ago
Agreed. It looks really good. And it makes me want a Wii U one day. But it doesn't make me want my PS4 any less. This game will do more to help the Wii U than it will to hurt PS4.
ShugaCane  +   442d ago

Bubble for you. Exactly my thoughts. The game looks cool as hell.
AsimLeonheart  +   442d ago
They show a video of shooting a gorilla for 5 minutes and people like the author of the article go full retard. Most of the people were actually disappointed with the boring battle and cluttered interface with all the damage numbers. The were no solid details about gameplay, story,world design and characters. There wasn't even a release quarter let alone a release date and we get this kind of stupid article. Xeno games have never been killer apps or system sellers.They are excellent games but only niche titles (have been playing Xeno games since 1998). Just check the sales and significance of all the past Xeno games and you will know the future of this game.
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360ICE  +   442d ago
Yeah, it's an awful title on a lame article. I think N4G should be more strict about this, but there I go again talking about crazy concepts like journalistic integrity instead of thinking about CLICKS.
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Tito08  +   442d ago
Funny is that it's written by the same fool that wrote "Mario Kart Outselling PS4 in Japan" lol.
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360ICE  +   442d ago

I think Cinema Blend isn't all bad, but could people please rate this down? Just press their name under "Read full story"

N4G should use that feature more actively.
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Highlife  +   442d ago
I would if they would add it to their mobile site.
Shnazzyone  +   441d ago
First they'd have to reign in every nintendo doom article for that to make sense.
360ICE  +   441d ago
No, but we should reign in Nintendo-doom article that don't make sense, were poorly written or seemed like examples of bad journalism, just like with any article.

If I get you right, you think I'm saying that I want this pro-Nintendo bullcrap gone, and then you're replying that we should remove all the anti-Nintendo bullcrap first. Well, that's kind of a pathetic fanboyish outlook. What I'm saying is simply that we should remove the bullcrap, regardless of theme.
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Kenshin_BATT0USAI  +   442d ago
I don't think it's gonna kill anything, but I'm buying a Wii U for this game alone. So at the very least it's enough to convince some people to buy.
GordonKnight  +   441d ago
This game will only make the hardcore RPG fans buy a Wii U. That's only if they haven't already bought one.

looks like Nintendo has stepped back into RPGs again and at full speed.

IMO: It's sad that FPS shooter fans are the majority in the gaming community. This is why PS4 is doing so good, It's got the most power and solid online support.
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Kurisu  +   442d ago
Exactly haha, how can ONE game "destroy" a rival console? The PS4 has an amazing line up of games. X, however good I'm sure it will be, won't make up for a lack of games on the Wii U overall.
clouds5  +   441d ago
What line up does the ps4 have exactly? Talking about delusional...
krazykombatant  +   441d ago
Is not lack of games on the WiiU that is the issue its the lack of hardware those games are moving.
GordonKnight  +   441d ago
The Wii U isn't lacking games, It's just lacking good online support. If you're all about FPS then why would you buy a Wii U?
Magicite  +   442d ago
This game looks amazing, but to call it a PS4 killer, dont make me laugh.
bryam1982  +   442d ago
are they using the powaaa of the cloud for this game too??? cuz thats the reason xbones said the xbone.will.destroy the.ps4 lol what a big disappointment they will have then :-P
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Baccra17  +   442d ago
It's good to have dreams. Yes it'll never happen, but at least it's aiming for something.
WeskerChildReborned  +   442d ago
It looks really interesting but I sgree, I'm still more hyped for Second Son, 1886, and what will come in the near future.
geddesmond  +   442d ago
It's definitely not a PS4 killer but as an RPG player it looks pretty good. Might be worth picking up a Wii U for when they drop the price to 150 euros haha.
Geekman  +   442d ago
I've been defending the Wii U since before it came out, and even I know that one game can't destroy two consoles. We're talking about an excelled version of Xenoblade. Did Xenoblade destroy the PS3 and 360?
OldDude  +   442d ago
Not that I am saying Xeno destroyed the PS3 and 360, but you do realize that GameStop had sole rights to XenoBlade in the US and it was a very limited game right? Its sales would have been much higher if a respectable publisher had handled it.
Mystogan  +   441d ago
This game looks pretty boring if you ask me..
Justindark  +   441d ago
looks a hell of alot better then deep down. deep down should be named deep down into boredom this game looks amazing.
assdan  +   441d ago
hahaha. Well sorry to nintendo for the let down they're going to get. This game looks ok from what I've seen.
ninavoljic  +   441d ago
Because cinemablend editorial reports are garbage.
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elninels  +   441d ago
I agree, definitely not a killer. It is a pity that it won't come to the ps4 or xbox one though. It looks rather fun and monolith does good work.

Won't be a system seller to me though.
Chrischi1988  +   441d ago
It is a great game. Having said that, I wonder if these news come from a super dumb nintendo fanboy or a super dumb hater, who just wants to create more hate on this site...
Kamikaze135  +   443d ago
It looks like a good game, but this person can't be serious,lol.
Muffins1223  +   442d ago
Nintendo fans are not really that well-in touch with the gaming community and do not realize how no one cares or revolves around nintendo like they do.Honestly this will do good in japan but if they think its gonna make the wiiu from worst selling console to best selling console then they are out of their mind. Dont even get me started if they think this is a system seller for north america LOL.Btw before you disagree on this comment nintendo fans,a system seller for me is when a bunch of people buy it.Not just you and your weird friends....
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Concertoine  +   441d ago
You cant generalize an entire fanbase on one loony stereotype. There is an incredibly negligible small percentage of even the most devoted nintendo fanboys out there who believe this game can kill the competitions system, theyre the idiots. I interact with wii u owners all the time, most are rationally minded, intelligent and critical of nintendo.
Metallox  +   441d ago
As a Nintendo fan, I agree on everything you say. However, for me it's a little offensive that you call us "weird" people. We just play games, like you. Also, playing video games it's just for entertainment, to WASTE YOUR TIME, I wouldn't call that an important factor to call us weird people.
Justindark  +   441d ago
you mean nintendo fans aren't into bashing other gamers calling them man child, calling them 2nd rate gamers, saying every game sucks that isent nintendo, calling nintendo nintendy gods, attacking microsoft? honestly sony fans are by far the worst. lol but they are some out there but from this site alone they give sony fans a bad name just read the comments on this article.
Shnazzyone  +   441d ago
Why are you trolling nintendo fans? I didn't write this. Thanks for over generalising a ton of people. I hear sony fans are all 17 and under, have bad BO problems, and are illiterate. How does that feel?

Meanwhile, game does look cool. It's no destiny but dang, dem monsters are big.
Tito08  +   441d ago
@Justindark "Wii U is going to have the definitive version of all your favorite games, the definitive version of w.e. Call Of Duty comes out, the definitive version of Assassin's Creed 3, the definitive version of Battlefield 3, the definitive version of Grand Theft Auto V,the Nintendo system will have the best version of your favorite games." How are any Sony fanboy going to beat such a ridiculous statement from that very dumb and idiotic Nintendo fanboy known as DrTre81, and he denied saying that when the proof is on the video.

I've encounter a couple of Nintendo fanboys, and these are bigger hypocrites and ignorants than both Sony and Microsoft fanboys combined, I mean, you guys complain about 3rd party games not coming to Wii U when you fools won't buy them anyways, asking for the same set of games since 1985, mostly Marios and Zeldas and brag about how these two are better than the entire game lineup on PS/XB, and how Nintendo "saved" the industry, and how the industry will "die" with Nintendo, and for every of Nintendo woes, you have to mention Sony or MS to win your sorry argument, and how you fools were attacking IGN PS team in the youtube comments for having a PS only conversation when you should have attacked the Nintendo team instead, and even one of them went as far as to say the stereo chip for NES was made by Miyamoto when in reality it was made by Ken Kutaragy when he worked at Sony in the early 90s, so tell me Justin, where does Sony/MS fanboys defeat Nintendo fanboys in the damage control department? Btw, by looking at your past comments, you sound like one of these fool, you're the only set of fanboys Michael Pachter enjoys making fun of.
eaise  +   443d ago
This game could easily be in the competition for game of the year. It depends on what unannounced games end up coming out this year. But X is easily one of the best games coming out this year. Can't wait for it's release!
DanielGearSolid  +   443d ago
Are you atleast gonna play it before crowning it GOTY?
eaise  +   442d ago
I didn't say it was GOTY...I said it easily has potential. Based on who is making I can bet it will be just as good as it looks in the trailers if not better. Many other games come out this year though so I'm sure it will have a tough competition. Since when did being in the competition automatically mean I am crowning it?
Mr_Writer85  +   442d ago
"But X is easily one of the best games coming out "

Yeah all those 10/10 reviews agree...

Oh wait...
360ICE  +   442d ago
Well, you might not have crowned it GotY, but to defend DanielGearSolid, you did say "But X is easily one of the best games coming out this year".

Agree it's one of the most intresting ones, but yeah, let's play it first.
eaise  +   442d ago
Okay I can see how my comment could have been confusing. I will for sure play it before i crown it GOTY. Guess i should have said "IMO it has potential to be GOTY"
DanielGearSolid  +   443d ago

...come on
LeonhartX  +   443d ago
While it's true that the game looks amazing i think it's a bit of an exaggeration to say that it will destroy PS4,Xbox One, in terms of visuals they are miles ahead, let's be realistic.
Muffins1223  +   442d ago
Lol i swear they cant!I feel like nintendo fans on here are the ones responsible for the retarded random disagrees for comments on N4G.
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Geekman  +   442d ago
Naw, that's a little bit of everyone. While graphics don't matter and don't make a game better in the least, You still can't deny that one game can't destroy 2 consoles.
truechainz  +   441d ago
lol stop generalizing. X looks awesome, but this writer is an idiot for using a sensationalist article like this. Looks like you are one too. I mean who still calls things retarded? You sound uneducated, and that is probably why you are getting random disagrees.
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ZainreFang  +   441d ago
Lol, not miles. More like a mile.
stuna1  +   443d ago
Ha ha ha ha hah (Catches breath)! Seriously I'm not going to straight up talk about "X", I'm sure it going to be a nice addition to the WII U stable but come why even make subjective statements like this!? This truthfully is only going to open the door for negative responses.

Truthfully I been waiting for the inevitable comparisons to come up! Sure everything in the opening paragraph could be subjectively true, but the statement could be only apllied to last gen consoles! This generation consoles are already exhibiting characteristics and attributes above what the WII U are capable of! Not trying to be funny about it......but the WII U will and does have technological gaps that will always prevent it from surpassing what the other two are capable of, even with the WII U pad.

As far as X is concerned, when I first saw it 2years ago it definitely showed a lot of promise, but going off of what I saw 2days ago, it definitely looked like it took a hit graphically! Also the playstyle looks different from what I think a lot of people were expecting, different is not saying bad by any means.

I noticed the same is happening with Bayonetta! To me it noway as impressive as it first looked when revealed! Perhaps it is because I have grown accustomed to what the Next Generation has already offered, or can offer, who knows!?

It this point a gap is there, graphical direction are almost totally different! Example would be PS4/Xbox1 graphics are more realistically based as opposed to the WII U more cartoonish looks. Don't believe me see for yourself, make the comparisons on all consoles out there, and you tell me there isn't a major difference in art direction.
Shok  +   442d ago
It took a graphical hit from the first trailer? Lol you're gonna have to watch that trailer again:

Muffins1223  +   442d ago
It looks good but its not gonna even look near as good as the order or halo 5.
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Shok  +   442d ago

Who.....said....it would???
360ICE  +   442d ago

The site actually suggests that in regards to The Order.
clouds5  +   441d ago
Come on guys... If you need good graphics that much don't bother with a ps4. Get a PC.
Shok  +   443d ago
Nintendo fan here, and huge Xenoblade fan. X will be an amazing game just like Xenoblade, but please stop with this exaggerated, inflammatory title.

One game cannot destroy whole systems. And then you make it sound as if Nintendo's making the game for the sole purpose of going after the PS4 and X1. The title is just so silly.
Hicken  +   442d ago
You should probably talk to your boy William Usher. This sort of crap is all he writes.

And it's not just limited to the title, either. The actual CONTENT is just as ignorant.
mii-gamer  +   443d ago
sensationalist much?
mhunterjr  +   443d ago

I'm not sure why I keep falling for the William Usher business plan:

Step One: make a ridiculous headline that is sure to enrage
Step Two: sit back and count the clicks to your site
porkChop  +   442d ago
The game looks pretty cool, but how can this 1 game destroy the 2 fastest selling consoles in history? Such a stupid article.
DanManDantheMan  +   442d ago
They were the fastest selling for one week. The Wii has been selling faster and so has the PS2.
MsmackyM  +   442d ago
Actually the Wii was the fastest selling console in history.
Beastforlifenoob  +   442d ago
No actually the PS4 is.

And also wii had a massive slump after 2010 because the grannies and 45 year old milfs releasied wii fit, cooking mama, nintendogs, duck hunter and mario paint wernt worth it
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DanManDantheMan  +   442d ago
Oh gosh. Please note that this article does not speak for anyone.
R00bot  +   442d ago
The game looks brilliant, but claiming that one game even has a hope of "destroying" two other systems is a bit overkill, isn't it?
False-Patriot  +   442d ago
One unpopular game we know nothing about can't kill leading platforms of gaming industry. Stupid article.
dark_101  +   442d ago
I like this types of articles

because somehow I feel like PS4 and X1 fans are united when arguing XD
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KonsoruMasuta  +   442d ago
Maybe the XboxOne, it's not that hard to be better than poorly received games like Ryse, Lococycle, or Fighter Within, but it's not a PS4 killer in anyway.

On another not, the game looks fantastic. I can't wait to get my hands on this. Monolith never disappoints me.
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palaeomerus  +   441d ago
It's not like Dead Rising 3 was crap. It was pretty fun. So was Killer Instinct. Forza was decent (if you like the sim racer genre ->I don't -> and you can get over the predatory microtransactions and reduced feature set from the last gen Forza).

And games frankly don't get much worse or more disappointing than lame misguided tedious garbage like Killzone: Shadow Fall(what a padded, irritating, overscripted set-piece mess) and Knack.

The best thing on PS4 right now is the multiplatform* games that are on everything else , and the budget DL retro-arcade title Resogun. (Which is a neat derivative of Defender.)

*(I preordered the new Strider, Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2, Thief, RE4: HD Ultimate Edition, Lego Marvel Universe, Assassin's Creed 4, Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, and Titanfall all for PC, instead of a console, because I could.)

Don't get me wrong, Xbone is a ridiculous $500 and has that stupid camera, so I skipped it. I bought a PS4 mainly for Destiny in September but hoping that Infamous 2nd Son and MGS Ground Zeroes would be good when they come out next month. And I am still thinking of getting Diablo III for the PS4 now that the auction house is gone and the controller scheme has been worked out and the add on is out.

At present that PS4 I bought is a damned game desert if you own a PC to get multiplatform games on. It is a long way from having any library bragging rights.

What about the Free2Plays? Well...Warframe, Planetside 2, DC Online, Blacklight Retribution are all on PC and have been for a long time.

I'm supposed to be excited by PS+ ? Well, Resogun was really nice.

Giving me Don't Starve, Outlast, Contrast, (all on Steam) and upgraded versions of Flow and Flower from the Crossbuy on my old PS3 versions was a bit less impressive.

PS+ is great for PS3 and okay for Vita but for PS4 it's...well...'meh' ; makes me sound ungrateful for free stuff to "rent" or "subscribe to" but it is not blowing me away at this time. All but one of the freebies have been stuff I got cheap on Steam over the winter sale.

When the free starter version of Drive club comes out it should help things a lot.

A lot of it is because the three to six month launch window for a console is usually a lot of remastered ports and nonsense, but right now the PS4 library is honestly not very exciting at all. At least March seems likely to throw me a couple of bones.
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RosweeSon  +   442d ago
I love nintendo and I can't see them having a problem smashing xbox one as it stands but ps4 good luck with that ;) (I own both ps4 and wii u)
Roswee son only games on gaming systems, if you want a glorified paperweight netflix player xbox one ;)
RosweeSon  +   442d ago
Granted probably won't look as good as the order being a ps4 exclusive and on the most technical games console available, halo 5 in 792! On an xbox one... Meh!!
Dark11  +   442d ago
Yeah right.. Witcher 3 will destroy this game.
Darkfist  +   442d ago
theres a chance if the title is Mario X.
Gardenia  +   442d ago
I always been a Playstation fan but i like the games of Nintendo. Right now i have a 3DS for games like Bravely Default and Zelda. I will buy the Wii U for games like Mario Kart, Zelda an this game. I enjoyed Xenoblade on the Wii and i expect Monolith Soft to be a great game as well. Looks good so far
lemoncake  +   442d ago
I still have faith that the next nintendo console will be crammed full of innovation, why do we fall, so we can learn to pick ourselves back up.
Avernus  +   442d ago
Destroy? No... more like "Entice" PS4 / X1 gamers. The title is a little dramatic >.>
DarkLord1003  +   442d ago
X looks very interesting - but is it a system seller? Titanfall is a system seller. Infamous SS is a system seller (I guess).
I think X has potential. But destroy Xbox and playstation? No way!
DC777  +   441d ago
Well Titanfall won't be because it's also on 360 and PC. Infamous games are good but not system sellers. X will be great I'm sure but only Mario Kart, GTA, and COD have the kind of following to be big system sellers. At least until the next big thing.

Aside from that the video is just a final fantasy style party killing random mobs. Exactly how it goes in Xenoblade Chronicles. It's an rpg not an mmo. I think there is a lot of confusion because most never played XC.
CLOUD1983  +   442d ago
"...and all the power of the Wii U jam packed into a true next-gen title."

Those talks about the "power of the Wii U" & "true next-gen title" make me facepalm a little... can't get the one who wrote this seriously...
Lionalliance  +   442d ago
I'm sorry, but this is pretty unrealistic.
smashcrashbash  +   442d ago
I don't get it.Why would it destroy the Xbox One or the PS4? Don't they have great games coming too?
lenn777  +   442d ago
No really impressed but I'll give them a "E"" for effort. Will it sell systems, heck no!
mochachino  +   442d ago
I estimate under 1 million sales
firelogic  +   442d ago
A true mid-gen title you mean. Say whatever you want but the WiiU is not a part of the PS4/XB1 generation.
NihonjinChick  +   442d ago
It actually is. WiiU came out after Nintendo's 7th gen console. That means the WiiU is 8th gen, just like the PS4 and Xbox One. There is no such thing as a mid gen console. We are eight console generations away from the release of the first consoles ever. That makes the WiiU, PS4, and XboxOne all 8th gen consoles.
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AWBrawler  +   442d ago
going with this sorry excuse to soften the inevitable blow when Kart, Smash, x, Bayonetta 2, and Zelda are out, huh?
DC777  +   441d ago
And I suppose Wii wasn't either. These arguments are so dumb. Go see how awesome Black Flag looks on Wii U then come back and we can discuss all the 720p "8th Gen" games. Or perhaps you can explain how GTA V or Tomb Raider achieve what they do graphically on what is now laughable technology in the last gen consoles. Good devs can make it happen.
Fanboyssuck27  +   442d ago
Lol at fanboys. If the title had said a ps4 or Xbone game would destroy the Wii U then you would have nothin but praise and agreement.
You would all be for it. Lol how bias.
frostypants  +   442d ago
Because the PS4 and One ARE destroying the WiiU. It's out of the race. One game won't change that.
Sincere0121  +   442d ago
Lol what planet are u livin on. Ps4's are selling purely due to hype which is quickly dying.

You probably said the 3ds was destroyed to when it wasn't selling. Lol it's not how you start the race, it's how you finish.

But this is about more than sales Wii U is the better console and has the better games and gameplay.
All the other 2 consoles have to offer is temporary bragging rights about sales. Lol
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listenkids  +   441d ago

Don't be so ignorant. 3ds was down and out, so they reduced the price drastically in order to sell. The wii u has been reduced in cost and it's still selling poorly. PS4/X1 are dominating sales at a high price, why would it die quickly, before even a price drop?

As for games, compare the first 4 months of the wii u games, nothing.

Now Stfu, useless mong.
seraphym88  +   441d ago
@frostypants http://www.vgchartz.com/
Nintendo is still on top, i wouldn't say its 'out of the race'.
@ listenkids

compare games??? r u damn well joking?? what games? please let me know what 'amazing games' ps4 and one have right now, 'in the first 4 months'. The Xbox one is not 'dominating in sales', its got 3.4mil in 4 months...the wii u did better....
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