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See Xenoblade’s Vision Battle System In Action

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Looks like we missed this during the course of the week. Here’s your first look at the Xenoblade battle system, which initially does bear a lot of similarities to Final Fantasy XII in the way it’s presented.

 

The primary difference, however, are “Visions,” which are also a part of the game’s story. Visions allow the wielder of Monado to see glimpses into the future, and the same holds true for battle as well. In this case, you’ll be able to tell when an opponent is about to use an immensely powerful attack, and consequently, will have to do whatever you can to prevent that from happening.

 

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.