It's September 2011 and the game is sold out practically everywhere. Nintendo had no idea how well this game would perform and as a result underestimated its demand in Europe. A combination of pleasing critics across the board and fantastic gamer reviews has created a huge surge in sales, which means it will be some weeks, perhaps even months before everyone who wants a copy of this game gets one as Nintendo hurriedly creates more copies, but is it worth the wait?
YES. It's a brilliant game, all the reviews on here to date are correct. A true masterpiece for the Wii, and arguably the best (J)RPG from the Nintendo world of gaming for a good many years. This will never be a game that ends up regulated to the dusty back shelves of "pre-owned".
All the games mechanics have been seriously thought about, everything flows easily, the voice acting and storyline are superb. Honestly it is very difficult to fault, so rather than go on about how awesome it all is, the bits that wont work so well for some people (in my opinion) are listed below:
Best you don't buy this game if you are looking for any of the following:
- Wii remote swinging and slashing action
- A quick game you can finish over a weekend
- A whole bucket load of blood and gore
- Mutiplayer action
If none of the above bothers you too much I would strongly urge you to buy a copy from PLAY now. Then wait until Xenoblade comes back into stock, knowing in the very near future an epic combination of story and game will be winging it's way to you.