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Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

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Based on 49 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Nintendo 3DSApr 10, 2015

Developer: Monolith Productions

Publisher: Nintendo

Genres: Action, RPG

Take up arms against an invading army in this remake of an acclaimed RPG, only on the New Nintendo 3DS XL system. Explore vast landscapes and beat down foes in battles that blend real time action with RPG strategy. Exclusive features make the Xenoblade Chronicles 3D game the ultimate way to learn the truth behind the mythical sword, the Monado. Due to the processing power and additional buttons of the New Nintendo 3DS XL, you can experience this epic RPG portably. Command your party or quickly jump between locations by pressing the new ZL & ZR buttons and look all around the game's beautiful environments using the C-Stick. These features perfectly round out an already outstanding adventure comprised of intense combat and intriguing storytelling. British voice actors and gorgeous art direction lend the story an authentic fantasy feel, while the customizable moves of your characters and chainable combos keep you on the edge of your seat.

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Critic Reviews

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No Recommendation / Blank

A technically impressive port of a masterly RPG, though the small screen ultimately proves too restrictive for a game of this scope.

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8.7 / 10.0

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D shrinks an epic RPG into a nifty portable form. Even though the New 3DS' speedier hardware can't make it look quite as good as it does on the Wii, its scope and scale still make it an impressive and deep game that's well suited for play on the go.

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Still the best Japanese role-player of the last generation, even if squeezing it down onto the New 3DS does it few favours.

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GamesMaster Staff

It'll take more than a few compression issues to take the shine off of this JRPG classic.

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Audience Reviews

7.5 / 10.0
Highly ambitious open world RPGs don't really exist on handhelds. There just hasn't been the technology to support them. Porting an open Wii game over to the 3DS was a bold move and nothing that has never really been done before. Using the more advanced CPU in the New 3DS, Xenoblade Chronicles shines and becomes a nearly perfect port. The game has actually quite an entertaining

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