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Working title: Monado: Beginning of the World

Know Your Developers: Monolith Soft

It’s been 3 long years, but we’ve come back strong....

by John Rairdin and Neal Ronaghan - March 2, 2018

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: Final Four

This is it! Metroid Prime vs. Xenoblade! Mario Galaxy vs. Wind Waker! Let's and go!...

by Neal Ronaghan - March 24, 2014

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: Sweet Sixteen Zebes/Umbrella Corp Regions

Can Metroid Prime and Resident Evil 4 take out their competitors?...

by Neal Ronaghan - March 18, 2014

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: Round 1 - Umbrella Corporation Region Part 1

Resident Evil 4 and Xenoblade Chronicles are the favorites in this bracket....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 11, 2014

A Night at the Symphonii: The Sound of Epic Adventure

A good action-packed quest needs a great soundtrack to set the stage....

by Andrew Brown - December 23, 2012

Nintendo World Report's 2012 Holiday Gaming Guide

A list of gift-worthy games for the discerning Nintendo enthusiast....

by Phillip Stortzum - December 5, 2012

Best of the Wii: Our Top 10 First-Party Wii Games: #6 - Xenoblade Chronicles

One of the biggest, one of the best....

by James Jones - September 20, 2012

The Great Pre-Wii U Backlog Saga: Neal Day 32

Neal punches out a Bully, adds a Last Story, and continues his way through Skylanders and Xenoblade....

by Neal Ronaghan - August 24, 2012

The Great Pre-Wii U Backlog Saga: Neal Day 1

Despite his appearance in the image, no, I am not going to play my cat for this feature....

by Neal Ronaghan - July 23, 2012

BLOG: Xenoblade's Graphics: Why HD Does Not Matter

Those faces might look bad, but the overall art design is to die for....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 7, 2012

BLOG: What I Played in March 2012

It started out diverse, and now it's just Kid Icarus all the time....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 12, 2012

BLOG: Xenoblade Chronicles North American Unboxing

It's real. Nintendo of America was not pulling an elaborate prank....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 20, 2012

Nintendo Direct: What Do We Expect?

We speculate on what exactly Nintendo has in store....

by Patrick Barnett and Neal Ronaghan - February 21, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: SPD Groups, Retro Studios, Intelligent Systems, and the Rest

Outside of EAD, what is going on with Nintendo's developers?...

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

The Year in Review: 2011: PLAY ALL THE GAMES IN 2011!

Daan Koopman plays as much as possible in 2011!...

by Daan Koopman - January 21, 2012

NWR Staff's Favorite 10 Games of 2011: Xenoblade Chronicles

There is a reason gamers wanted this game badly in North America....

by James Jones - January 12, 2012

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Seven

Namco drew a winner from the deck with today's honorable mention....

by James Jones - November 15, 2011

INTERVIEW: Nintendo Interview with Marc Franklin

Our E3 2011 interview goes over Nintendo's Wii U plans....

by Aaron Kaluszka, Neal Ronaghan, and Jared Rosenberg - June 25, 2011

PrE3 Information Center: Japanese Releases

Are Rhythm Heaven, The Last Story, Kirby, and more going to appear at E3?...

by Danny Bivens - June 6, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Danny's Predictions

There are still Japanese Wii and DS titles out there that can leave Japan, ya know!...

by Danny Bivens - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: TYP's Predictions

Get your stream-of-consciousness, unfounded predictions right here!...

by Michael Cole - June 2, 2011

E3 2011 Predictions: Neal's Predictions

My big money prediction? F-Zero 3DS from Nd Cube....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 2, 2011

TALK NINTENDO: Episode 135 - The 2nd Attempt At Virtual Reality

Jordan stops by to talk Switch 'N' Shoot, Way of the Passive Fist, Out There Omega The Alliance, Labo VR, and The Division 2. Then it's the debut of History's Mysteries which takes a look at the story of Xenoblade Chronicles release in America....

by Perry Burkum, Casey Gibson, and Jordan Rudek - April 18, 2019

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 550: Strip That Village to the Bone!

Jon "Business" Lindemann's plans lead where even James Jones cannot follow....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - December 10, 2017

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 531: Getting Down to Brass Max

Let me level with you, I need Jon to make sure that I don't make too many "Brass Balls" jokes in the episode titles. Yes, Jon is the guiding hand of maturity in terms of Brass Balls....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - July 16, 2017

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 521: Last.FM Towns

Your home for coverage of all the hottest anime games for FM Towns....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - May 7, 2017

TALK NINTENDO: Episode 9 - Wii are the Champion

We celebrate the Wii's 10 year anniversary!...

by - December 1, 2016

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 466 Part 2: A Lot More than We Could Manage

The long awaited Xenoblade Chronicles X episode is finally here....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - March 6, 2016

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 463: Feel the Magic User

My boy Hector once axed 40 guys in a single day; do you really think he's going to be shy about me touching his face?...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - February 14, 2016

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 168: Well Written Writing

I would walk 500 miles, just from watching all these Xenoblade trailers....

by Nicholas Bray, Alex Culafi, James Jones, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - February 15, 2015

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 147: Skate or Die

This week, we discuss our favorite boss and battle themes and take a look back at Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3....

by Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - August 23, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 390: Internal Swords

We want to tell you about a handful of Nintendo games!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 13, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 389: Best Practices

Weird assortment of games in New Business leads to weird assortment of stories and questions in Listener Mail!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 6, 2014

THE FAMICAST: Episode 20: JOURNEY TO JAPAN 

Have you ever wanted to journey to the Land of the Rising Sun? The guys talk about that and more in this month's episode!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, Ty Shughart, Matt Walker, and Minoru Yamaizumi - January 27, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 322: You're the Best Around

Our Top 5 games of 2012 include many surprises and passionate advocacy. Could it be that Wii had a better year than 3DS?...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - January 19, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 66: Shut Up, I'm Making Deductions

A light post-Christmas episode with GOTY talk and a Doctor Who recap!...

by Nicholas Bray, David Egolf, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - December 29, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Best of the Wii: Xenoblade Chronicles

How do you talk about a 70+ hour game in 18 minutes? We'll show you!...

by Alex Culafi, James Jones, and Scott Thompson - September 20, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 45: How the Other Half Lives

Daan and Danny drop by to talk about all the great stuff that hasn't come to America yet....

by Danny Bivens, Daan Koopman, Zachary Miller, and Scott Thompson - August 4, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 44: A Nice Little Romp

A friendly visit to your ears from your friends at Connectivity....

by Patrick Barnett, Danny Bivens, Andrew Brown, Zachary Miller, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - July 28, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 298: How Many Licks Does It Take?

The Jonathans are back with vacation stories, and we tag-team both jokes and editing for this special episode!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 15, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 296: Smooth But Not Silky

TYP hops in to talk up lots of games and help us pick apart the Nintendo Direct event where 3DS XL was announced....

by Michael Cole, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 1, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 291: Good Night, Sweet Prince

It's Greg's last show, but we manage to talk about Nintendo anyway....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - May 13, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 290: BOMZALDROPPEN

This week's show features tons of games, hot topics, a fat stack of emails, and a special announcement that you don't want to miss....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - May 6, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 287: Demolition Sherpa

The gang's back together, but PAX is still on our minds. So is... 3DO?...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - April 15, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 30: PAX-oholics

Xenoblade, PAX roundup, and live Jeopardy!...

by Alex Culafi, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, Lauren Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - April 14, 2012

THE FAMICAST: Episode 7: ANNUAL GIFT MAN APPROACHES

The whole crew (plus one extra) assemble for an super-extended episode to ring in the new year!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Daan Koopman, and Matt Walker - December 16, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 270: An Goron Appears!

Karl hops in with new games, hot news, and your emails!...

by Karl Castaneda, James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jonathan Metts - December 11, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 266: Meet My Demands... Or Else!

I've taken Jon hostage. Talk about Nintendo if you ever want to see him again. -- SLICK...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jonathan Metts - November 6, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 262: Where Pride Goes

Games are coming out this fall, or so I hear....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - October 9, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 261: Dat New Bitness

In this episode, we talk about brand new games, and Jon pays tribute to the Queen in his own special way....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - October 2, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 260: Zero-Sum Xenomics

Here's the story of a sword that ain't from around these parts....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - September 25, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 259: I Hate-Hate Like-Likes

The hot news parade continues as we get into the latest Skyward Sword details and 3DS announcements from Japan. Plus: Mega-Impressions of Xenoblade!...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - September 18, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 255: La Troisième Saison

After numerous delays, it's finally time to kick off RFN: Season 3 with a huge retrospective on our favorite SNES games....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - August 21, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 253: Daddy's Home for Dinner

Billy returns to RFN, and this time, he stays for nearly the entire show....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jonathan Metts - August 7, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 251: For a Few Letters More

One segment, three gamers, a fistful of emails -- these are the signs that we may have burned ourselves out last week....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jonathan Metts - July 17, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 249: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head

Games, emails, and controversy -- what more could you want in a Nintendo podcast?...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - July 3, 2011

NEWSCAST: Episode 59: Rainy Days

Operation Rainfall keeps falling on our heads, but we still got you this episode of NWR Newscast....

by Andy Goergen, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Mike Sklens - July 2, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 220: Not That Kind of Doctor

The podcast crew regroups to talk about the new Goldeneye, Sonic Colors, and so much more!...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - November 21, 2010

Screens

Xenoblade Chronicles Box Art

Genre Adventure
Developer Monolith Software Inc.
Players1

Worldwide Releases

na: Xenoblade Chronicles
Release Apr 06, 2012
PublisherNintendo
RatingTeen
jpn: Xenoblade
Release Jun 10, 2010
PublisherNintendo
Rating12+
eu: Xenoblade Chronicles
Release Sep 02, 2011
PublisherNintendo
Rating12+
aus: Xenoblade Chronicles
Release Sep 01, 2011
PublisherNintendo
RatingMature
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