Monolith Soft talks upcoming Wii U project, goal to become "the next Bethesda"

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  1. soulx
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    - Challenging game that will get people together, and that you can expect it to be both very flashy and addicting.
    - Decided that if they were going to jump into the next generation, they’d like to have the perfect team in order to do it the right way
    - They believe working alongside Nintendo will be a huge advantage giving them a better understanding of the Wii U's capabilities



    http://www.siliconera.com/2012/12/1...t-looks-forward-to-jumping-into-the-next-gen/

    From what I played of Xenoblade, it was a stellar game so I'm excited to see what they come up with on the Wii U!
     
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    Okay, fine Monolith. I'm waiting for that "Fallout Online" of yours, then I'm down with whatever you develop.
     
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    So, they're going to make casual games?
    Great fucking decision.
     
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    When they say that they want to become "the next Bethesda", they mean that they want to have their rep for developing JRPGs, not for their upcoming games to be like Skyrim or whatever.
     
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    They want to make broken game?

    Also Xenoblade is hilariously overrated.
     
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    Eh, it's a tough market. I just hope Monolith's prepared for a Soft landing.
     
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    I dunno, their games make me soft.
     
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    Sure, repeat that many times, maybe it will become true.
     
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    But... Bethesda sucks at making Fallout.

    D:
     
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    ...Flashy + Nintendo = NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    I'm guessing by "flashy", they're talking in terms of presentation/budget.

    Kind of like how Kid Icarus featured well-known voice actors, great writing, orchestral music...
     
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    Joke -__-
     
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    I hated Fallout 3.

    But hey, if Monolith Soft can make a game where I have stats and can get 1000 speed and 1000 acrobatics without cheating, then jumping across the whole map. Only then will I play it.
     
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    DUde quit the bull you havent played th game,,Xenoblade is possibly the greatest jrpg' ever made,,saying the game is overrated thats clearly
    hinting that you've never played the game.Also if u've never heard it took a big fan campain to get xenoblade localized in NOA,and its OST a mindblower.

    .maybe am over reacting:rofl2: ..SORRY BUT
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    Lost Odyssey.
     
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    What?
    What? The news post clearly states that they wish to keep up with next generation technology and make a game that is flashy and addicting, like Bethesda. Not make casual games.
    So brave, calling a universally acclaimed game overrated.

    Oh, how surprising. Puns. Yay.

    Is this seriously all that the heavyweight users of GBATemp offer the user submitted news forum? Poor trolling and puns?
     
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    Nope. It was an incredible snorefest, to be perfectly honest. I said it numerous times - I gave it a few chances and it failed to impress. Seeing that it's so beloved, I suppose I should give it another go, but from what I played, it felt like several hours wasted.

    Fallout 3 was incredibly meh in comparison to Fallout 1 and 2 and disappointed me, but New Vegas completely redeemed Bethesda in my eyes - the game is stellar.
     
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    I agree with you.
    I finished the game, and the story bored me at the best of times and made me frothing at the mouth with rage at other times (I'm not even kidding, there was one part where I was actually shouting at the screen about what a whiny asshole shulk was). The combat system didn't impress me either by the way.Only thing I liked about this game was the view, it was great seeing the rest of what I think was Bionis from the fallen wreckage at its feet.
    But hey, these are all opinions. Many think that this is a great game and that's fine with me.
     
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    You should be thanking Obsidian instead of Bethesda then :P
     
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    Whoever developed it did it right. :P

    *looks Obsidian up because previously he didn't care*

    Why of course, ex-Black Isle employees directly connected with the development of the first two games. No wonder if felt so "right".
     

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