NS Review – Xenoblade Chronicles 2 (Switch)

It’s absolutely no secret that I am a huge fan of JRPGs. When the original Xenoblade Chronicles released on Wii, and later on 3DS, I billed it as my favourite games of those years on their prospective consoles. The beautiful worlds, fantastic characters, and wonderful combat system sold me from almost the moment I started … Continue reading

NS Monthly Most Played – August 2016

The beginning of the month marks our next installment in our Monthly Most Played articles; where we at Nintendo Scene write about which 3DS games and which Wii U games have taken the top spot in our activity logs for the month just gone by. So without further ado let’s see what (some of us) … Continue reading

2015 Launch Dates and Editions Revealed for Mario, Zelda, Xenoblade, Star Fox and More…

The Legend Of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

As Gamescom 2015 kicks off in Cologne this week Nintendo have revealed some big release dates and editions for 2015. Highlights include confirmation that The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes is coming to Europe on 23rd October, two limited edition Xenoblade Chronicles X Packs are launching in December and news of an Animal Crossing amiibo … Continue reading

Xenoblade Cover Art Fan-voted Winner

Another bit of info that was revealed during the Nintendo Direct video feed was the Xenoblade cover-art fan picked winner. A while ago, Nintendo had fans vote on their Facebook page for their favorite Xenoblade image and that image would be included in the special reverse cover for Xenoblade Chronicles. Without further delay, here is … Continue reading

Xenoblade Chronicles Boxart For The US

Nintendo of America have released the box art for Xenoblade Chronicles stating on Twitter: Share the joy of #Xenoblade Chronicles coming to Wii in 2012 by RT’ing this box art! I have included both the US box art and EU box art as there is a minor difference between them. So happy for our US … Continue reading

Escapism: Gaming’s Greatest Asset

How often have you had to defend your passion for video games to a dismissive group of people? And how often has your primary line of defence been related to storytelling? I’m guilty of whipping out the story telling excuse but it’s always struck me as an odd one. Let’s face it, the vast majority … Continue reading

August Site Review

August was a great month for Nintendo Scene. We’ve been doing things left, right and centre! The things that we’ve done… Oh and we also wrote some simply astounding articles for you lovely people! Many of the staff (and readers!) were honoured to be attending IGN’s 100th Podcast Party recently. Nintendo Scene were allocated some … Continue reading

Xenoblade Chronicles Lands in at Number 7 in UK Charts

Nice to see a positive chart position for Xenoblade Chronicles as it lands in at number 7 in the All-format UK charts. All-Format Chart Zumba Fitness LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean Cars 2 Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D FIFA 11 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 Xenoblade Chronicles DIRT 3 Brink LA Noire Reggie … Continue reading

Xenoblade Chronicles Stock Shortage

It has been announced that Xenoblade Chronicles, due to release tomorrow across Europe, is facing serious stock shortages. Nintendo of Europe seems to have not expected the great demand for their latest JRPG and so are dealing with both high-street and online retailer shortages. The online retailer ShopTo.net tweeted earlier; “Due to the unexpected late demand … Continue reading

Xenoblade Chronicles Trailer Reveals Soundtrack

A cool new trailer has been released on this hotly anticipated JRPG game. It’s European release is in just over two weeks on the 19th of August. The trailer reveals some sweet epic scenes as well as the game’s wonderful soundtrack. Enjoy.. Related articles Xenoblade Chronicles release date pushed forward! (nintendoscene.com) Unreleased 3DS/Wii/DS games playable at … Continue reading

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