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KOS-MOS crosses over into Endless Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga

By Levi . January 26, 2008 . 6:02pm

The latest scans from Famitsu have revealed some surprising new information about Namco Bandai's upcoming Monolith Soft-developed Nintendo DS RPG Endless Frontier Super Robot Wars OG Saga. Namely, that KOS-MOS, star of the Xenosaga series, will be appearing in the game. And not just KOS-MOS, but Reiji and Xiaomu, the protagonists of Namco X Capcom, […]

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Monolith Soft is now owned by Nintendo

By Rolando . April 26, 2007 . 11:07pm

Nintendo now has an RPG powerhouse under their wing. Well, that would depend on whether or not you consider Xenosaga and Baten Kaitos to be two very diverse RPGs that Monolith Soft ever developed and conceived. All things considered of course, I personally found Baten Kaitos to be a breath of fresh air in terms […]

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Gameplay shots of Forever Blue and Disaster: Day of Crisis

By Spencer . February 22, 2007 . 12:06pm

When Nintendo showcased a reel of Wii games, Disaster: Day of Crisis stood out. The thirty second clip has a giant tidal wave crashing down on a city, an erupting volcano and concept art of the unnamed hero. It was different from the cheery Nintendo characters in Mario Party and the concept was solid even […]

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Monolith Soft now hiring

By Spencer . January 3, 2007 . 9:55am

The team behind Baten Kaitos and the Xenosaga series is opening the gates to hire a bunch of new team members. New positions opened for production assistant, programmer, planner, 3D CG designer, 2D designer, effect designer, motion designer, motion capturing engineer, and production manager. They also have new corporate support jobs up such as business […]

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Xenosaga Episode III English trailer

By Spencer . July 7, 2006 . 10:53am

Namco Bandai Games is out to complete the Xenosaga series this Fall with the release of Xenosaga Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra. The subtitle is based upon another Friedrich Nietzsche book where a profit known as Zarathustra proclaims that “god is dead”. This trailer of the game was shown at E3 and shows the English […]

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Nintendo continues the Baten Kaitos series

By Spencer . May 17, 2006 . 3:52pm

Monolith’s card battling RPG Baten Kaitos wasn’t a smash success like Tales of Symphonia in North America. That didn’t stop Monolith from producing a sequel to the game, which was released in Japan in February ’06. With no concrete details about the sequel’s US release it looked like the franchise was going to fade away. […]

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Baten Kaitos 2 set for a February release.

By Spencer . November 12, 2005 . 11:04am

It has been quiet on the Gamecube front after Namco announced a sequel to Baten Kaitos. We now have a date for it, February 23, 2006 and a new subtitle Hajimari no Tsubasa to Kamigami no Shishi. At this time a US release is unconfirmed, but we wouldn’t rule out a translation yet.

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Tactics and hundreds of characters in Namco X Capcom.

By Spencer . June 2, 2005 . 3:53pm

The team that brought you Xenosaga and Baten Kaitos took on the challenge of the largest crossover game in video game history, Namco X Capcom. Battle with a wide selection of video game characters including KOS-MOS, Klona, Ryu, and Strider in an action balanced strategy RPG. Read our playtest for more details on Namco X […]

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Xenosaga’s space opera continues.

By Spencer . June 24, 2004 . 5:35am

Xenosaga Episode 2 picks up shortly, almost immediately, after the events of Xenosaga Episode 1. If you haven’t played the first game there is a quick summary of some of the main events in the first game from Shion’s perspective, but it is highly recommended that you play through the first game before playing the […]

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Namco caters to the fans with Xenosaga Freaks.

By Spencer . May 3, 2004 . 5:39am

Xenosaga freaks contains four things that fans of the series will be interested in. Only one (maybe two) will actually appeal to people who aren’t familiar with the Xenosaga universe. Read our playtest for more details on Xenosaga Freaks.