Wii U

Monolith Soft Open A New Studio Closer To Nintendo


Things are moving along at Xenoblade Chronicles developer, Monlith Soft. Recently, they announced job openings for a new project, which turned out to be an upcoming Wii U game involving mechs. Now, the Nintendo-owned company has opened a new studio.


Previously based only in Tokyo, Monolith Soft now have a new studio in Kyoto, which is where Nintendo’s main headquarters are located. The move, Monolith reveal on their website, was taken in order to strengthen their relationship with Nintendo.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.