The lights are on
When word broke that Monolith was bringing Xenoblade to Europe, complete with an English translation, U.S. gamers were cautiously optimistic that it would lead to a North American release as well. Turns out that's probably not happening.
Along with Xenoblade, fans were petitioning Nintendo to bring The Last Story and Pandora's Tower stateside as well. Apparently there were enough fans to get Nintendo's attention, but not enough to make the publisher change its mind. Nintendo addressed the hopeful JRPG fans on Facebook, stating: "We never say 'never,' but we can confirm that there are no plans to bring these three games to the Americas at this time." Nintendo book-ended the statement with praises for its fans' enthusiasm and passion.
Well, "never say never" is still better than "never," right? Where's the Internet's blind optimism when you need it?
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You know, I think stateside gamers could enjoy these foreign titles.
Obscure as they may look to be, they may actually be fun!
I'm definitely still participating in the letter writing campaign, I feel really strongly about this. No excuse (or refusal to give information) is good enough for why these games aren't coming.
Nintendo cares a lot (heavy sarcasm with a dose of irked)
Another in a long line of epic fails.
Nintendo can blow me. They need to get out of this sh*tty slump they are in and they need to return to the minds of hardcore gamers. This would be the first step.
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