Nintendo needs new games and they can’t rely on Mario, Zelda, and Pokemon forever. While their games may consistently be a cut above, they will struggle if they’re all we see.
I hope it is a big franchise. Xenoblade for the Wii, even though it was incredibly long, was amazing and I think games like this would help keep a somewhat "hardcore gamer" element to the system. Who knows, it may become as big as some other Nintendo franchises are and help propel system sales. I do know that I am watching this game very closely.
Right there with you. This series could be as big as Metroid or The Legend Of Zelda. I'm extremely excited for the release of Xenoblade Chronicles X.
I hope you meant Zelda ... Metroid honestly is only big with the most hardcore fans.
They will need to do something square does for Final Fantasy ... advertisement .... lots of it.
Im really hyped about this game, but it wont become big on Nintendo platform. Nintendo games are mainly about platforming/adventure.
I think that os where the optimism is. Since this isnt the norm for Nintendo it could have this game poised to be their next big one. Splatoon is sitting on the same ledge. They are really trying hard lately to bring us games that arent just platformers.
you know what... nintendo can live off of mrio zelda and pokemon they've been doing it this long. ot more Xnoblade would be great
I cant wait play this for the first time in the new 3ds
This will be my first nintendo handheld (3DS LL) and I already have big plans for the tiny system: Bravely Default Bravely Second Monster Hunter 4 Xenoblade Chronicles
Cant wait to pick bundle up
Its my favorite game of the past generation. I especially bought a Wii to play this game and Im going to buy a Wii U to play Xenoblade Chronicle X. Cant freakkkking wait! Hope they have some new X info during todays Nintendo Direct :)
As long as your Wii U is hooked up to your hd television vid hdmi cables the Wii U automatically presents Wii games in hd!
As long as they advertise and bring the game worldwide it can become a big franchise for them.
That's pretty much all that needs to happen. The first was so incredibly good it's ridiculous. The fact that the fans had to beg and plead for it to come was crazy. I'm just glad they listened, even if they only brought them over in very limited quantities. I own all 3 games from Operation Rainfall :D
That's the challenge. Outside of the Wii, Nintendo has done a terrible job of advertising since the nineties. Metroid Prime should have been advertised as heavily as Halo for example. It was an amazing game on a super cheap system, and they put almost no effort into pushing it.
When people say Nintendo does not create any new ip's I mention this.
When people say that I say nothing, I just continue to enjoy their (Nintendo's) software output, whether it be refreshing 'old' ip's or trying us with new ip's. It should never, never matter which name or character is involved in a game, just what is done with it.
Xenoblade is an amazing game and defiantly worth the money for it.
Nintendo can most certainly rely on Mario, Zelda, and Pokemon forever. They will always be the bread and butter franchises no matter how many new IPs they create. They can't rely on them alone of course, but they can rely on them being their most important franchises. But hey, they never have relied on them alone and to claim so is pure hyperbole. But I do agree more IPs are a good thing and Xenoblade is an excellent game that could turn into a monster of a franchise. It's definitely the best ARPG I've played in years, possibly ever, and I'm definitely game for day 1 purchase of any future installments.
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