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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is finally out tomorrow, and it looks like Monolith Soft saved the biggest rare Blade reveal till the end – KOS-MOS Re: from Xenosaga. This likely doesn’t have any real story significance, but it’s a nice nod to the series’ roots nonetheless. KOS-MOS Re: is voiced by Mariko Suzuki, who also voiced her in the Xenosaga games. Similarly, her Blade design was done by Kunihiko Tanaka, who was also the character designer in the Xenosaga games. Below is her summoning sequence:


The last time I played through Xenoblade Chronicles was just after its European release in 2011, so I’ll let the other staff writers with fresher memories of it handle the actual game of the month. Instead, I’d like to take a not-so-brief look back at the history of the game’s developer, Monolith Soft, and the games they developed prior to Xenoblade. There are plenty of recurring themes, gameplay elements and staff involved, so let’s see how almost a decade of developing RPGs shaped this robot-slaying, god-climbing adventure.

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