Xenoblade Chronicles follows Shulk and his band of friends as they search for answers about the mysterious "Monado" sword and defend their homeland from violent robotic creatures known as the Mechon. The game contains an open world design and strongly emphasizes exploration due to the world's large size. The game was very well received by critics, with many citing it as a great example of innovation and improvement in Japanese role-playing video games. The game has spawned a spiritual successor, Xenoblade Chronicles X, which is in development for the Wii U and is scheduled to be released in 2015.
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Xenoblade is the sort of thing where you think "wow, this is incredible!" for 90 hours and then when you take a step back and think about it you realize that all the novel concepts and ideas it throws at you don't really make sense or fit together at all and they're almost all horribly underdeveloped – and that's not even getting into the horribly tonedeaf and anti-Semitic subtext in the back half of the game.
Reyn is good, though.